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Workshops are in the Science Teaching and Student Services building (unless otherwise noted.) You do NOT need to register in advance to attend these workshops, instead go to CLA Career Services in Room 411 to check in shortly before the workshop begins.

Career Workshops

Create an Effective Resume and Cover Letter

If you're looking for a job or internship, you need to create a strong resume and cover letter. This workshop provides an introduction to both, with emphasis on resumes. You'll learn about formatting and how to effectively represent yourself in both documents.

  • Wednesday, March 4th, 1:00-2:00 p.m. Check in at CLA Career Services in 411 STSS.

Job & Internship Fair Preparation

Learn essential tips on how to make a good impression at a job or internship fair, including how to prepare, how to dress, and how to impress the employers there. If you prepare in advance for a job fair, you are more likely to find a job or internship through it.

For Job & Internship Prep, please go to location listed. Do NOT check in at 411 STSS

  • Thursday, February 12th, 4:00-5:00 p.m.  125 Burton Hall
  • Monday, February 16th, 12:00-1:00 p.m. 203 Lind Hall

Pre-Law Workshops

Should I Go to Law School?

Are you thinking about going to law school? This workshop is for any U of M student considering it. We'll talk about the skills you need, and how to decide if law school is a good fit for you. We'll also provide basic tips about getting into law school, and what you can do to prepare.

  • Thursday, March 26th, 3:00-4:00 p.m.  Check in at CLA Career Services in 411 STSS.

Applying to Law School

This free workshop is for students who know they're going to law school and would like guidance about the application process. We'll discuss application materials and deadlines and how to prepare your application materials so that you're the best law school applicant you can be. This workshop is open to all U of M students.

  • Monday, March 30th, 12:00-1:00 p.m.  Check in at CLA Career Services in 411 STSS.
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