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NMU Career Services workshop series Winter 2021

About the Workshop Series

All workshops last approximately one hour. To register, please visit The Hub. Registration is free and open to current students and NMU alumni.


Questions should be referred to NMU Career Services at 906-227-2800 or careers@nmu.edu. Workshops are brought to you by Career Services and the Student Leader Fellowship Program.

A Sneak Peak! Winter 2021 Workshop Topics

Here's what's coming to the workshop series this semester!  Stayed tuned for dates and times.

Getting from Major to Career
Making the move from major to career may be a clear and direct path, but for most, it isn't? This workshop gives you the opportunity to consider the possibilities your major brings, and how you can find clarity and confidence in the confusion.

Resumes in 2021
Learn to create an effective resume that will get you noticed in today's job market where AI is used to narrow applicants before it is ever seen by a human. This workshop will cover resume content and writing techniques, and you'll learn how to avoid some common resume missteps. Find out the best ways to make your resume work harder for you!

How to Find a Job
Whether you are looking for a summer job or the first job using your degree, there are a lot of options online.  This presentation aims to help you navigate job searching technology and make sure you are noticed for the position you are interested in. 

Freelancing
Many majors tend to work as freelancers or independent contractors.  There is a lot to know when operating as your own boss.  Save yourself a lot of trial and error and invest in yourself by attending this skill builder.

How to "Win" a Virtual Job Fair
With recruitment and hiring moving virtual, job fairs are no exception! Learn how to navigate virtual job fair platforms, and convey your skills and qualifications successfully in a virtual space. Find out what to expect from the event itself and how best to prepare. We'll cover what to do before, during and after the event to come out on top!

Interviewing: Lean in with your Strengths
Nervous to interview? You're not alone! In this workshop, learn how to focus more on your strengths and less on areas requiring growth, real or perceived. Interactions with employers through the interview process are what sell an employer on your fit with their organization and company culture. Learn how to make a great impression and ace that interview, while leaning in to what you do best!

Build Your Career Network through Tips, Tricks, and Practice
Join Career Services and a guest panel of career professionals in learning how to build strong networks to support your career goals, both while attending NMU and post-graduation. This event will be moderated, but attendees should plan to ask questions as well!

"Working" Your Introvert
Are you introverted? Not sure, but think you may be? Do you feel misunderstood as you navigate your work and life? Does it feel like your skills as an introvert are undervalued, or as though it's a challenge to shine amidst the Extrovert Ideal? Join Career Services to learn about introversion, and how to showcase rather than mask your amazing introverted skills and abilities!