Career Services Presentation Request Information
Spring 2018 Presentation Descriptions
All Classification Levels of Students
Career Services Overview of Services - The presentation will cover the services provided by the Office of Career Services and how to be utilize our department through a student’s tenure at Austin Peay State University.
Resume Writing 101--- Understanding key components and structure –even when if you already have one! You will discover the need of a resume, learn the components of resume and the value of a well-written resume. This session also address myths in resume writing.
How to Use Jobs4Govs (All participants must have an account prior to the session—best if done in computer lab type setting or have students bring laptops to class). Learn how to use Jobs4Govs to explore career options with Vault Career Library, apply for internships, full-time job postings, use GoinGlobal to explore opportunities abroad or to discover opportunities for H1B Jobs for International Students, register for a career program, practice interviewing with Interview Stream, sign up for an on-campus interview, etc. All students and alumni should know how to use this system since they have access to it for LIFE!
Discovering Your Career Path (Career Exploration) - In this session, you will learn the importance identifying your skills, abilities, interests, and values that are so critical to choosing a career path. In addition, you will learn how to use this information to choose a college major that will lead to employment in your chosen career path.
Sophomore Level and Above
Tailoring Your Resume 201 (Minimum of 1.5-hour requirement; no shortening presentation...it’s all important) Students must have already had Resume Writing 101 in your class, section, organization in order for this to be effective. This session will define hard and soft skills employers are searching for, explain why you can no longer have only one resume and use it to apply for every job, and learn how to create tailored resumes to make you more competitive based on the experiences and educational abilities you bring to the table.
The Art of Interviewing (Student’s must Register for Jobs4Govs and have a Resume on File in Jobs4Govs—NO EXCEPTIONS—Instructors must ensure this is confirmed prior to the presentation). Be prepared for learn about InterviewStream. An interactive mock interview module used through our Jobs4Govs database for current students and alumni. This mock interview system will allow to develop and polish their interviewing skills at any time.
Developing Your Personal Branding to Maximize Your Potential- Learn ways to enhance your personal brand. What does your brand say about it? How has social media influenced and tarnished your personal brand? Challenge yourself to get involved to enrich your collegiate experience.
Internship and Job Searching Best Practices- This session will discuss how to begin the internship and job search processes, why students should use Jobs4Govs, how to leverage other social medias in your job search process, and services we provide to assist you, etc.
Junior Level and Above
Embarking on Your Federal Resume- This hands-on session will highlight the advantages of seeking Federal employment opportunities, and will provide you the specific skills and tools you need to complete your Federal resume and navigate the federal employment process in USAJOBS.GOV.
Introduction to LinkedIn- You will learn about online professional social media networking via LinkedIn. This presentation will teach you how to set up your account and create a business savvy profile for your target audience. Discover ways on to connect to business professionals and job search using this tool.
Disabilities and Employment (Request available only by Veteran-specific organizations, Military Student Center, or Adult & Non-traditional Student Center). In this session, you will gain an understanding of how to deal with issues related to your disabilities that may arise during job interviews, hiring, or in the course of your employment. You will also learn about what the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) says an employer can or cannot discuss during a job interview, or after you receive a job offer, and you will learn about reasonable accommodation in employment.