Workshops

Here is a list of the workshops that are available this semester. If you have any questions about one of these events, please email us at careercenter@gatech.edu.

Career Center Fall 2020 Events Flyer (Adobe PDF file)

Being the Best Professional You Can Be From The First Day

Oct 29, 2020, 11:00 AM
Webinar (Online)

Tips for success on your new job from the very first day. What to expect, what to anticipate, how to communicate.

Career Chat Hour

Oct 29, 2020, 12:00 PM
Webinar (Online)

Join the Career Center for our Career Chat Hour, exclusively for students, both undergrad and grad. Pose questions, get advice from career advisors about search strategy, find out about job market trends, hear what employers are telling us, and share suggestions for how we can help you.

Finances for Students and First-time Employees. Lee Baker, CFP

Nov 05, 2020, 11:00 AM
Webinar (Online)

Lee Baker, CFP began his financial planning career while still an undergraduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Lee graduated from Georgia Tech in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering. His passion for helping people achieve financial security combined with a desire to bring a little bit of "Wall Street" to "your street" led him to establish Apex Financial Services. After years in the business, he has developed a reputation for educating individuals in an easy-to-understand manner so they can grasp personal finance and use those concepts to pursue their financial objectives.

Employer Insight

Nov 05, 2020, 12:00 PM
Webinar (Online)

GT Career Center Corporate Partners present successful job searching tips and how to manage your personal brand. 

CarMax Virtual Case Interview Preparation Workshop

Nov 10, 2020, 4:00 PM
Virtual Event

CarMax is so excited to be able to offer Virtual Workshops for Case Interview Preparation again this year! Whether they are interviewing with us, or other companies, we want to share the best ways to prepare, and insight into what they can expect.

Through our Virtual Workshops for Case Interview Preparation students will hear directly from CarMax Analysts on what to expect, how to prepare and answer questions.  We will also share information about CarMax opportunities and what to expect from a CarMax interview. 

Defining/ Analyzing Benefits (Trammell Fox, US Dep. Of Labor)

Nov 12, 2020, 11:00 AM
Webinar (Online)


A workshop led by a US Dept of Labor specialist about how to analyze and define job benefits, and how to plan and save on the job.

Making LinkedIn Work For You

Nov 12, 2020, 11:00 AM
Webinar (Online)


Workshop centered on how to create a LinkedIn profile to connect with recruiters, alumni, expand job search network, and make new contacts.

Career Chat Hour

Nov 12, 2020, 12:00 PM
Webinar (Online)

Join the Career Center for our Career Chat Hour, exclusively for students, both undergrad and grad. Pose questions, get advice from career advisors about search strategy, find out about job market trends, hear what employers are telling us, and share suggestions for how we can help you.

Career Prep Details for LGBTQ Students

Nov 12, 2020, 6:00 PM
Webinar (Online)

Find out in this workshop how to use details on your resume and cover letter, plus learn how to talk about yourself to a recruiter in any interview. You'll know what you can assert, and how to put it all in perspective.

How to Network Effectively

Nov 17, 2020, 11:00 AM
Webinar (Online)

Many people think they know how to network, but what they're doing is whispering in the wind. Attend this workshop and find out how to define and target networking, and how to do it, so you can make worthwhile connections every time.

Five ways to conduct successful informational interviews

Nov 18, 2020, 1:00 PM
Webinar (Online)

Stop wasting your time in ineffective networking meetings. Informational interviews can be a critical piece to your efforts in your job search, but ALSO in your efforts to gain a promotion, advance in your career, or achieve any career goal. Most professionals have heard of informational interviews but they don’t know how to conduct them correctly. Done well, these interviews can provide you with the insider advice you need to understand what a new career path is like or how to achieve your goals in your current position. If you’ve heard about informational interviews but don’t truly know how they work, join us to learn: 

·         How to find the connections to conduct the interviews.

·         What to say to set them up.

·         How to effectively handle your time together.

·         How to stay in touch.

 

Hallie Crawford, has been a certified career coach and national career expert for 19 years. Her company, HallieCrawford.com, and a team of coaches have helped thousands of people worldwide identify and transition into their dream career, effectively navigate their job search, and enhance their performance at work. Hallie is regularly featured as a career expert in the media including US News, Forbes.com, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and Fox Business News. For more information about their services visit www.halliecrawford.com. 

You must register in advance.  More information and registration will be available on the GTAA website, www.gtalumni.org in the near future.

 

Employer Insight

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00 PM
Webinar (Online)

GT Career Center Corporate Partners present successful job searching tips and how to manage your personal brand. 

CarMax Virtual Case Interview Preparation Workshop

Nov 19, 2020, 4:00 PM
Virtual Event

CarMax is so excited to be able to offer Virtual Workshops for Case Interview Preparation again this year! Whether they are interviewing with us, or other companies, we want to share the best ways to prepare, and insight into what they can expect.

Through our Virtual Workshops for Case Interview Preparation students will hear directly from CarMax Analysts on what to expect, how to prepare and answer questions.  We will also share information about CarMax opportunities and what to expect from a CarMax interview.