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 careerdiscovery@gatech.edu.

If interested in attending these events, please remember to Register to Attend HERENOTE: You MUST have an active CareerBuzz account to be able to RSVP for events.

Interactive Resume Workshop for Graduate Students

Aug 22, 2019, 12:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

During this workshop, our Graduate Career Advisors will provide tips for creating effective resumes. The discussion will include the importance of tailoring your resume by reviewing job posting carefully to find important descriptors that employers give away in most job postings. You will then have the opportunity to improve your own resume as well as view and evaluate resumes from your peers. Advisors will be available to answer your individual questions during the review resumes. Please bring two copies of your resume to this event and your computer.

Employer Conducted Resume Reviews - Computing, Business and Liberal Arts Students

Aug 27, 2019, 10:00 AM
Bill Moore - Student Success Center - Festival Level

Employer Conducted Resume Reviews - Engineering & Science Students

Aug 28, 2019, 10:00 AM
Bill Moore - Student Success Center - Festival Level

'Inside the Industry' Careers in Gov't & Public Admin (IAC) Panel

Aug 28, 2019, 5:30 PM
Stephen C. Hall Building - Room 102

A professional panel discussion designed to give students an inside look at careers in Government and Public Administration opportunities and trends. Georgia Tech alums in local, state, federal and international work will be featured.

Dan Beaudry, author of Power Ties: The International Student's Guide to Finding a Job in the United States

Aug 28, 2019, 6:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

Employer Conducted Resume Reviews - Engineering & Design Students

Aug 29, 2019, 10:00 AM
Bill Moore - Student Success Center - Festival Level

Resume, Career Fair Prep, How to Talk to a Recruiter

Aug 29, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

A workshop centered on resume content and formatting for all levels of student job applicants, plus strategy about how to make career fairs productive for the average jobseeker.

Resume, Career Fair Prep, How to Talk to a Recruiter

Sep 03, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite A

A workshop centered on resume content and formatting for all levels of student job applicants, plus strategy about how to make career fairs productive for the average jobseeker.

Resume, Career Fair Prep, How to Talk to a Recruiter (Boot Camp- Series I)

Sep 03, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore - Student Success Center - Festival Level

A workshop centered on resume content and formatting for all levels of student job applicants, plus strategy about how to make career fairs productive for the average jobseeker.

Cover Letter & Interviewing (Boot Camp - Series II)

Sep 04, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

Strategies developed to help students target and find the best sources of employment primarily at career fairs, but also online and through individual website searches.

Resume, Career Fair Prep, How to Talk to a Recruiter

Sep 05, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

A workshop centered on resume content and formatting for all levels of student job applicants, plus strategy about how to make career fairs productive for the average jobseeker.

Webinar: How to Interview and Pitch Yourself

Sep 05, 2019, 3:00 PM
Webinar-Online

This is a webinar that you will be able to access at the following link: https://bit.ly/2ZiR8rS

Salary Negotiation & Evaluating The JOb Offer (Boot Camp - Series III)

Sep 05, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

Strategies developed to help students target and find the best sources of employment primarily at career fairs, but also online and through individual website searches.

Interactive Resume Workshop for Graduate Students

Sep 05, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

During this workshop, our Graduate Career Advisors will provide tips for creating effective resumes. The discussion will include the importance of tailoring your resume by reviewing job posting carefully to find important descriptors that employers give away in most job postings. You will then have the opportunity to improve your own resume as well as view and evaluate resumes from your peers. Advisors will be available to answer your individual questions during the review resumes. Please bring two copies of your resume to this event and your computer.

Interview Lab for Graduate Students

Sep 11, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Georgia Tech graduate students often search for jobs in technology, finance, consulting, nonprofit, government, and other sectors. One key aspect of searching for a job in any sector is having the ability to effectively communicate your experiences and fit concisely. You will also learn how to weave your academic, volunteer, and/or leadership experience into answers. This workshop will focus on helping graduate students to navigate the interview process, and strategize on how to effectively answer questions by articulating strengths and skills.

Fast Track Your Job or Internship Search

Sep 12, 2019, 12:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Are you a Master's or Ph.D. student seeking an internship or a full time position? In this workshop, you will job search strategy learn tips that help you efficiently search and secure a position. Topics will include where and how to search, networking and building professional relationships that can help you find a job, and creating your personal brand online. We will also cover why and how to register your graduate internship for a tuition-free course credit and, for visa-holding students, how to apply for work authorization with Curricular Practical Training.

Cover Letters

Sep 12, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

A workshop devoted to crafting and formulating effective cover letters for any application.

Fast Track Your Job or Internship Search

Sep 17, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Are you a Master's or Ph.D. student seeking an internship or a full time position? In this workshop, you will job search strategy learn tips that help you efficiently search and secure a position. Topics will include where and how to search, networking and building professional relationships that can help you find a job, and creating your personal brand online. We will also cover why and how to register your graduate internship for a tuition-free course credit and, for visa-holding students, how to apply for work authorization with Curricular Practical Training.

How to Interview and Pitch Yourself

Sep 19, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

A workshop devoted to preparing for the interview and crafting an elevator pitch to use throughout the interview to create and sustain the right impression with hiring managers.

How to Interview and Pitch Yourself

Sep 26, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

A workshop devoted to preparing for the interview and crafting an elevator pitch to use throughout the interview to create and sustain the right impression with hiring managers.

Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers

Oct 02, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

We will be outlining tips, information to gather, and questions to ask, to help you effectively navigate the job offer negotiation process. Many job seekers view a job offer only as the amount of salary an employer extends. It is important to understand that the job offer is a comprehensive package of benefits, which include insurance, vacation, sick time or PTO (paid time off) 401K/retirement plan. Other factors include location, possible bonuses, profit sharing, and promotional opportunities. The job offer negotiation process requires gathering information about yourself, your target sector, and the employer, and having conversation with the employer.

Networking & Job Search Ideas

Oct 03, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

A workshop about defining, establishing, and using a network of contacts to expand the job search and find further job and career ideas.

Networking & Job Search Ideas

Oct 10, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

A workshop centered on how to negotiate salary successfully, plus evaluate the job offer for any level student entering the workforce.

Negotiating Salary/ Evaluating the Offer

Oct 17, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - Press Room B

A workshop centered on how to negotiate salary successfully, plus evaluate the job offer for any level student entering the workforce.

Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers

Oct 23, 2019, 11:00 AM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

We will be outlining tips, information to gather, and questions to ask, to help you effectively navigate the job offer negotiation process. Many job seekers view a job offer only as the amount of salary an employer extends. It is important to understand that the job offer is a comprehensive package of benefits, which include insurance, vacation, sick time or PTO (paid time off) 401K/retirement plan. Other factors include location, possible bonuses, profit sharing, and promotional opportunities. The job offer negotiation process requires gathering information about yourself, your target sector, and the employer, and having conversation with the employer.

Negotiating Salary/ Evaluating the Offer

Oct 24, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

A workshop centered on how to negotiate salary successfully, plus evaluate the job offer for any level student entering the workforce.

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

Oct 31, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

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.

Professionalism in the Workplace

Nov 07, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

Master's Students' Success Stories Panel

Nov 07, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Are you searching for an internship or job? Should you investigate an internship? Learn valuable strategies from Tech Master’s students who have successfully landed internships or full-time jobs. Hear about their process, and pickup tried and real tips for a successful internship and job search. Learn how they utilized career fairs, research tools, CareerBuzz, LinkedIn, alumni, and other networks. Panelists will also share their job offer negotiation advice.

Interview Lab for Graduate Students

Nov 11, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Georgia Tech graduate students often search for jobs in technology, finance, consulting, nonprofit, government, and other sectors. One key aspect of searching for a job in any sector is having the ability to effectively communicate your experiences and fit concisely. You will also learn how to weave your academic, volunteer, and/or leadership experience into answers. This workshop will focus on helping graduate students to navigate the interview process, and strategize on how to effectively answer questions by articulating strengths and skills.

PhD Students Success Stories Panel

Nov 14, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Are you searching for an internship or job? Should you investigate an internship? Learn valuable strategies from Tech Ph.D. students who have successfully landed internships or full-time jobs. Hear about their process, and pickup tried and real tips for a successful internship and job search. Learn how they utilized career fairs, research tools, CareerBuzz, LinkedIn, alumni, and other networks. Panelists will also share their job offer negotiation advice.