Leverage ASU Career and Professional Development Services to Advance your Opportunities

In today’s tumultuous and competitive job market, being qualified isn’t always enough to land applicants a position--or even an interview. While earning your degree is a great accomplishment, it is also often just the starting point for beginning or advancing your professional career. ASU understands the challenges that face today’s workers, and that is why we make a commitment not just to our current students, but to our new graduates and alumni in the form of free resources, learning support, and career services.

Online and On Demand Webinars

Teams of career services professionals are constantly working to supplement the specialized skills and knowledge you gain in the classroom through free webinars that offer new insights throughout the year. Currently scheduled webinars are listed below; you can also find them here. After the webinars are over, join us on Slack, where you can keep the conversation going and ask questions of ASU’s Career Advisors. Learn more about Slack here!

Acing the Interview
Wednesday, August 23 | 12:00 pm-1:00 pm MST

Interviewing is often the most stressful part of the job search process, but it doesn’t have to be. At this event, you’ll gain techniques and strategies on how to best prepare for an interview and increase your chances of receiving a job offer.

Job Search Strategies: International Students
Wednesday, August 23 | 5:00 pm-5:30 pm MST

Job search strategies for international students seeking on-campus, internship, or post-graduation career opportunities will be discussed during this workshop.

Career Expectations and Challenges: Navigating the Healthcare Sector
Wednesday, August 30 | 12:00 pm-12:30 pm MST

Learn about what is currently expected as a healthcare professional and openly share what challenges you face. An expert will be on hand to share insights, offer advice and strategies for overcoming challenges while exceeding expectations.

Professionalism and Networking
Wednesday, August 30 | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm MST

What is professionalism? How do I network? Tune in to learn how to be professional in the workplace whether you have landed your first internship or your career job. Also join to learn some skills to support you in building your network.

Introduction to Career and Professional Development Services
Monday, September 18 | 9:00 am-10:00 am MST

Provide individuals with an introduction to the CPDS office, focused primarily on the online/virtual resources offered throughout the year.

Writing a Stand Out Internship Resume
Monday, September 18 | 10:00 am-11:00 am MST

Individuals will learn how to represent their experiences and education in internship application materials, optimizing their message for each individual position and employer.

Marketing Your Skills
Monday, September 18 | 11:00 am-12:00 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to market their specific skillset to an employer, as well as understand the importance of a powerful introduction.

Career Milestones
Monday, September 18 | 1:30 pm-2:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to use Career Milestones to effectively track their progress in their career readiness.

Job & Internship Search
Monday, September 18 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm MST

Individuals will set realistic goals and make strategic choices about where, when, and how to conduct an effective job and internship search.

Veterans: Transferring Your Skills
Monday, September 18 | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to transfer their prior military experiences into accomplishment statements, showcasing what they did above and beyond their call of duty.

Writing a Federal Resume
Monday, September 18 | 4:30 pm-5:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to write a federal resume, using USA Jobs in order to represent their skills and experience in job application materials.

Career Changers
Monday, September 18 | 5:30 pm-6:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to navigate the terrain of career changes including how to build experiences, a portfolio, and resume to ensure a successful transition into a new career.

Rapid Resume Review
Tuesday, September 19 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm MST

Individuals will have the opportunity to have their resume reviewed by a CPDS staff member.

Introduction to Career and Professional Development Services
Tuesday, September 19 | 12:30 pm-1:30 pm MST

Provide individuals with an introduction to the CPDS office, focused primarily on the online/virtual resources offered throughout the year.

Navigating the Virtual Fair
Tuesday, September 19 | 1:30 pm-2:30 pm MST

Individuals will experience Brazen when employers are not present, in order to understand the online platform and how to navigate Brazen.

Starting a Conversation with an Employer
Tuesday, September 19 | 2:30 pm-3:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to virtually and physically approach an employer and start a conversation utilizing their powerful introduction, as well as maintain a natural conversation and closer.

Maintaining Your Network
Tuesday, September 19 | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn the importance of investing time and attention in building professional networks, as well as how to maintain their network after the completion of a networking event, career expo, or career and internship fair.

Pre-Law Info Session
Wednesday, September 20 | 9:00 am-10:00 am MST

Individuals interested in pre-law will have an opportunity to learn how about to be competitive, timelines, and application materials.

Pre-Health Info Session
Wednesday, September 20 | 10:00 am-11:00 am MST

Individuals interested in pre-health will have an opportunity to learn how about to be competitive, timelines, and application materials.

Make Your Impact - Teach for America
Wednesday, September 20 | 11:00 am-12:00 pm MSTIndividuals interested in Teach for America will have an opportunity to learn about the branch, how to be competitive, timelines, and application materials.

Ask An Alumni
Wednesday, September 20 | 12:00 am-1:00 pm MST

Individuals will have an opportunity to ask questions to alumni in their chosen career field and learn how to further connect with alumni utilizing the Sun Devil Network.

Value of an Internship
Wednesday, September 20 | 1:00 am-2:00 pm MST

Individuals will learn about the value of both paid and unpaid internships and how the learned skills can be applied to their future careers.

Rapid Resume Review
Wednesday, September 20 | 2:00 pm-5:00 pm MST

Individuals interested in pre-law will have an opportunity to learn how about to be competitive, timelines, and application materials.

Job & Internship Search
Thursday, September 21 | 9:00 am-10:00 am MST

Individuals will set realistic goals and make strategic choices about where, when, and how to conduct an effective job and internship search.

Navigating the Fair
Thursday, September 21 | 10:00 am-11:00 am MST

Individuals will experience Brazen when employers are not present, in order to understand the online platform and how to navigate Brazen.

Ready, Set, Interview
Thursday, September 21 | 11:00 am-12:00 pm MST

Individuals will gain confidence exercising verbal and non-verbal interview techniques and learn how to select strategies appropriate to different types of interviews and various interview questions.

Starting a Conversation with an Employer
Thursday, September 21 | 12:00 pm-1:00 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to virtually and physically approach an employer and start a conversation utilizing their powerful introduction, as well as maintain a natural conversation and closer.

Virtual Internship Fair
Thursday, September 21 | 1:00 pm-3:00 pm MST

Maintaining Your Network
Thursday, September 21 | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn the importance of investing time and attention in building professional networks, as well as how to maintain their network after the completion of a networking event, career expo, or career and internship fair.

Writing a Stand Out Job Resume
Thursday, September 21 | 4:30 pm-5:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to represent their experiences and education in job application materials, optimizing their message for each individual position and employer.

Moving Up in Your Career
Thursday, September 21 | 5:30 pm-6:30 pm MST

Individuals will learn about utilizing their transferrable skills and possibly additional education to move into mid-level management positions.

Employer Rapid Resume Review
Friday, September 22 | 9:00 am-12:00 pm MST

Individuals will have the opportunity to have their resume reviewed by an alumni employer.

LinkedIn Tips & Tricks
Friday, September 22 | 1:00 pm-2:00 pm MST

Individuals will learn how to jumpstart their career utilizing LinkedIn by building their professional brand, getting noticed, exploring careers, and contacting people who can help land their dream job.

Ready, Set, Interview
Friday, September 22 | 2:00 pm-3:00 pm MST

Individuals will gain confidence exercising verbal and non-verbal interview techniques and learn how to select strategies appropriate for different types of interviews and various interview questions.

Make Your Impact - Peace Corps
Friday, September 22 | 3:00 pm-4:00 pm MST

Individuals interested in the Peace Corps will have an opportunity to learn about the branch, how to be competitive, timelines, and application materials.

Through these seminars, you can learn tricks and tips to help make your resume stand out, write a cover letter that commands attention, negotiate salary, and give you the skills you need to use your academic accomplishments to open doors and achieve your career goals. View the library of free online webinars, available on demand. [Link]

In addition to the growing collection of webinars, ASU’s Online Career Advisors are accessible live, every day of the week, ready to answer questions, give personalized advice, and provide resources on every element of professional development imaginable. By virtual chat or by phone, these advisors embody ASU’s commitment to its community at every stage, from the first day of class through the first day of work.

Online Learning Has Never Been More Social

Learning is meant to be social, regardless of the medium of instruction. Online or on campus, ASU students never have to be on their own. By following ASU Online on Twitter, connecting on Facebook, or joining ASU Online’s LinkedIn group, current students and alums can stay up to date on everything from campus events and Sun Devil sports to new scholarship opportunities and job openings, and even the odd bit of trivia.

Go online to learn, connect with classmates and professors, join groups, study together, and ask questions. Then when you graduate, use that same network – and grow it – to find jobs, discover career paths, and celebrate along with the rest of the Sun Devil community.

Career Commencement

ASU Online doesn’t just connect students and faculty with one another--it can connect people with the work opportunities they are looking for.

The Sun Devil Career Portal offers a unique collection of job openings, on campus recruitment events, a calendar of job fairs, and even live workshops. Whatever resources, networks, or support you need, ASU’s Career Services and social networks are dedicated to your success and conveniently accessible long after graduation.

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