Career Services Center hosts series of career-focused webinars for Western students

Western's Career Services Center will this fall offer a series of Wednesday webinars designed to assist and inform soon-to-be WWU grads entering the job market. See dates and times below.

Wednesday Webinar Noon Hour Series

Signing up for Jobs and Internships on WWU’s Viking Careerlink
Date & Time: Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 12 - 12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
Unique to WWU: Learn about Viking CareerLink and why you should use this important resource to search for jobs and internships, register for upcoming career fairs, research employers and more! Bring your questions to this introductory, interactive workshop, and follow along on your own device as we navigate setting up an account, searching for and setting up job/internship notifications, uploading documents and registering for events. Hosted by Britta Eschete and (TBA) a peer advisor, of the Career Services Center.

Cover Letter and Resume Writing 101
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 12 - 12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUCareers
Learn to craft resumes and cover letters that stand out. Hosted by Career Counselor, Page Roth.

Finding an Internship
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 12 - 12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
Did you know that our very own WWU data from our graduates shows that if you have an internship you are more likely to earn more money and find a job more quickly at graduation. Join Career Counselor, Julina Pyanoe, to learn about the resources and skills needed to successfully find, and land, an internship.

Finding a Job in an Online, Virtual, World
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 21, 2020, 12 - 12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
Where do you even begin to look for a job when everyone seems to be working online and virtually? Is there a magical site that will have job listings just for you? Join Career Counselor, Sandy Brown, and find out!

How to Prepare for the Virtual Fall Career Fair
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 12 - 12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
Join our Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Outreach, Jenny Spurgin and Career Counselor, Page Roth, for this presentation on how to get the most out of our premier event of the quarter – the Virtual Fall Career Fair.

How to Prepare for a Virtual Interview
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 12 – 12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
Our Career Services Center Director, Effie Eisses, will lead this interactive presentation showcasing tips on virtual interviewing and how to best prepare to ace this type of interviewing format!

LinkedIn - For Beginners
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 11, 2020, 12 - 12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
Our Career Counselor, Sandy Brown, and WWU’s leading expert on everything LinkedIn, will teach you about this must have professional networking tool, how to create an effective LinkedIn profile, and the basic features that every student should utilize.

LinkedIn - Advanced Features
Date & Time: Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 12-12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
So you’ve started your profile but want to know how to maximize the benefits of this platform? Join Sandy Brown who will teach you how to master advanced features to get you connected!

Getting Unstuck: Navigating Career Stress and Uncertainty
Date & Time: Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 12-12:50 pm PST
Link Passcode: WWUcareers
Does anxiety or stress get in the way of making career decisions or starting your next steps, like an internship or job search? Do you want a fulfilling career, but are not sure where to start? Join Career Counselor, Page Roth, to learn strategies to get started, following your values and setting goals to find the career and job of your dreams.

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 11:11am

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