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Career Prep Workshops: Spring 2019 Schedule

At the Huntsman School, we believe in empowering our students
to own their education and their careers. Career development opportunities start from the first day at the Huntsman School and continue throughout your professional life.

Career Readiness Series Recognition

Complete the 8 “Career Prep Workshops” held at 9:30 in
Huntsman Hall 322 on Focused Friday to receive recognition of completion. Workshops that are part of the “Career
Readiness Series” are noted below in the schedule.

View previous Career Readiness Series presentations

Date Time Location Topic

Past Career Prep Workshops: Spring 2019 Schedule

Date Time Location Topic
January 11, 2019

9:30 - 10:20 AM

HH 322

Career Management: Gain insight from a successful panel of upperclassmen on resources to set and prepare for career goals and articulate strengths for desired positions. Learn how to navigate career exploration and application processes.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Interview Prep: STAR Method: Learn tips and strategies to prepare for interviews. Discover ways to make the best first impression and a powerful impact in your interview using the STAR response method.
January 25, 2019 9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 322

Global/Cultural Fluency: Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams! Register your 4-person team by emailing marybeth.barnes@usu.edu by January 24. Koch Industries will lead a competition to help you develop a valuable global understanding to adjust business strategy.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Elevator Pitch: When you only have one or two minutes to introduce yourself, know what things are essential to communicate with colleagues and potential employers. Learn how to create a powerful pitch that can be used in networking opportunities including Silicon Slopes and upcoming campus career fairs.
February 8, 2019 9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 322

Digital Technology: Travis Cox, Director of eCommerce for ICON Health & Fitness will show students how to use digital resources to solve problems, complete tasks and accomplish goals through new and emerging technologies.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Interview Prep - Telling Your Story: "Tell me about yourself." This is a question you are certain to be asked in an interview setting. Knowing your story is key in order to make a positive first impression and present yourself as a confident professional. Learn more about your interests, values, and skills and how to weave them into your story.
February 22, 2019 9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 322

Leadership: Dave Jenkins, CEO of Conservice, will mentor students on how to leverage others’ strengths to achieve common goals.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Resume: Create the perfect resume that will stick out to employers and make you stand out among other applicants.
March 1, 2019 9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 322

Oral/Written Communication: Blake Nemelka, Assistant Director of the Huntsman Scholars Program, will deepen your understanding of the importance of being able to express ideas clearly and effectively through spoken or written means.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Job Shadowing/Informational Interviews: Spring break and the summer months are a great time to conduct informational interviews and job shadow. Learn how to network and connect with professionals in your field of interest to explore careers and make contacts for these opportunities.
March 22, 2019 9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 322

Professional/Work Ethic: Successful 2018 Summer Interns will identify effective habits and behaviors that allowed them to secure full-time offers on an interactive panel.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Job Search Strategies: Learn about AGGIE | Handshake and other tools and strategies that can help you find the job or internship that is right for you. Learn the best ways to get connected and start your networking today.
March 29, 2019 9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 270

Teamwork/Collaboration: In what Deloitte is calling a "retail renaissance", the most successful companies are those that combine physical and digital offerings into one experience that meets consumer needs. The advent of tech-focused physical stores requires strong teams and significant collaboration. Participate in an interactive case study to learn how to better work within a team structure to meet consumer needs and stay ahead of the game in emerging industries.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 326 LinkedIn: Learn how to perfect your profile and leverage LinkedIn in your job and internship search. LinkedIn is an excellent tool for networking and connecting with potential employers- learn strategies and the proper way to connect.
April 5, 2019 9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 322

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: David Butterfield, President of the USU Credit Union, will help students discover ways to analyze issues, make decisions and overcome problems in original or inventive methods.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Strengths Finder: Find out how you can discover and capitalize on your strengths through the Strengths Finder assessment.

April 12, 2019

9:30 - 10:20 AM HH 322

Awards Program: Culminating award event for Completion of Series.

Workshop is part of the “Career Readiness Series”

12:00 - 12:50 PM HH 322 Fall Recruiting Prep: Landing a top internship or job requires time and preparation. Attend this session to get a head start and learn all you need to know to get ready for the summer and fall recruiting season.