Career Presentations

Class and Student Organization Presentations

Career Services is always looking for opportunities to educate students about career-related topics.  Presentation topics we could bring to your group include:

  • Overview of Career Services
  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing (customizable to specific majors)
  • Exploring Career Options (customizable to specific majors)
  • Networking/Career Fair Preparation
  • Translating Your ______ Experience to Your Career (tailored to your group)
  • Leveraging LinkedIn and Online Networking
  • Interviewing Tips
  • Job/Internship Search Strategies
  • Evaluating and Negotiating a Job Offer
  • Thriving in 30 Days at a New Job/Internship
  • Preparing for Your Job/Internship Performance Evaluation
  • Improving Your Relationship and Communication with Your Manager

To arrange a presentation for your class or organization, please fill out the Guest Speaker Form. Please limit your requests to one visit per semester. Students who are in need of more career assistance should be referred to LAS 203: Professional Career Preparation.

Please note: ISU Career Services will consider presentation requests from academically based student organizations and ISU offices, but is not able to support non-academically based student organizations, including fraternities, sororities, and residence halls, or non-ISU entities due to resource and time constraints.

Spring 2022 Webinar Series – open to all LAS students

LAS Career Conversations: Students with Financial Challenges

Date: Monday, Jan. 24, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar: https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/onstage/g.php?MTID=e042949daa5dd95f10db45ff6c3cf42e4
Description: This workshop will explore the unique career needs and considerations for students with financial challenges. Participants can submit questions and comments during the virtual workshop. Other participants will not see your name and image.

 

LAS Career Conversations: International Students

Date: Monday, Jan. 31, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar: https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/f64c49f2650a103abee7005056816858/playback
Description: This workshop will explore the unique career needs and considerations for international students. Participants can submit questions and comments during the virtual workshop. Other participants will not see your name and image.

 

Resumes that Lead to Interviews

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 1, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar:
https://iastate.webex.com/iastate/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6e440d7bde9faccc6751128e609ab5c1
Description:
Learn how to write a resume that employers want to read. We will discuss what should be included on your resume, formatting strategies, and tips to increase your chances of getting an interview. You will leave this webinar knowing how to effectively market your skills and experience on your resume.

 

How to Make the Career Fair Work for You

Date: Thursday, Feb. 3, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar:  https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/680f815e6766103abed50050568124a3/playback
Description: The upcoming career fairs are a great place to network, explore internships, full-time opportunities, and graduate/professional schools. Attend this presentation to learn how to make the career fair work for you so it meets your career needs. You will leave this presentation knowing:

  • The unique benefits of attending a career fair
  • What career fair you should attend
  • How to research and find participating organizations that align with your interests
  • What to wear to a career fair
  • How to stand out and introduce yourself to employers
  • How to prepare an effective resume

*Students in attendance will also receive a career fair checklist.

 

Behavioral-Based Interviewing

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 15, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar:
https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/7c1e0d7f70d4103abfff0050568114a0/playback
Description:
An interview is one of the most critical steps in the hiring process. In this webinar, you will learn about behavioral interviewing, a standardized method many employers use to assess how a candidate will perform on the job. You will gain an understanding of this method, types of behavioral interview questions, and tips and strategies to answer behavioral interview questions.

 

LAS Career Conversations: Students with Disabilities

Date: Monday, Mar. 7, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar: https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/cd519493808b103abb560050568f2060/playback 
Description: This workshop will explore the unique career needs and considerations for students with disabilities. Participants can submit questions and comments during the virtual workshop. Other participants will not see your name and image.

 

Long Distance Internship and Job Search

Date: Thursday, Mar. 10, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar: https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/38f2a3a282e7103abfff005056815a55/playback
Description: Interested in a job outside of the area you are currently living in? Have questions on how you can successfully conduct a long-distance job search? Then this workshop is for you. This presentation will go over resources and techniques that will make the long-distance job search more manageable.

 

Last-Minute Job Search & Virtual Career Fair Prep

Date: Monday, Mar. 21, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded Webinar: https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/a31ff0bc8b83103abfbd00505681f78a/playback
Description: Summer is right around the corner. Have you secured an internship or full-time job? Register for this webinar to learn about job search strategies. Don’t forget that the search for employment involves more than simply finding positions online to apply for – be ready to pursue specific employers you would like to work for and people who can help connect you! This webinar will also prepare you for the Big 12 Virtual Career Fair – another great tool to find internships and full-time positions.

 

Networking at an In-Person Event

Date: Tuesday, Mar. 22, 3:00-3:30 pm
Recorded Webinar: https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/cb567fa38c48103abfb700505681bdcb/playback
Description: Unsure how to behave at a professional networking event? Stressed about how to introduce yourself and ask questions? You are not alone! These questions and more will be answered in this webinar.

 

LAS Career Conversations: Students with a Criminal Record

Date: Thursday, Mar. 24, 3:30-4:00 pm
Recorded webinar:
https://iastate.webex.com/recordingservice/sites/iastate/recording/4f0fd0618ddf103ab2fb00505681ad65/playback
Description:
 This workshop will explore the unique career needs and considerations for students impacted by the justice system (a person currently or previously convicted of a crime, on parole, incarcerated, etc). Participants can submit questions and comments during the virtual workshop. Other participants will not see your name and image.