Here's a sample of workshops we regularly offer:
Career Exploration Series
We explore your career options and provide resources to help you search for a career you can be passionate about. Each workshop will help you think differently about your options and move past simply thinking about "majors."
Grad Student Series:
This series consists of several workshops to help move you from the academic-focused career, to other areas outside of academia. This series includes a panel of Ph.Ds who are currently working in industry.
Grad Student Series:
For those interested in working in academia, this series explores your career options and provides resources to help you perfect your career search. We will explore a variety of topics, such as resumes, cover letters and interviews, to help you become a better candidate.
Employment Visas & Immigration
Immigration attorneys discuss information about OPT rules, how that may help you secure a work visa and the variety of options after OPT.
Executive Education Series
The Executive Education series hosts executives from various organizations to communicate global career issues. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend.
Local Government Panel
Learn more about your local and state government. With City Commissioners, the County Manager, and others as panelists you will hear about a variety of things that go on behind the scenes. Ask questions about future job opportunities and involvement in the government sector.
Have you been told that the best way to "get your foot in the door" is through professional networking but not sure what that really means or how to start? We consistently offer networking panels to help you connect with alumni, companies and contacts from specific industries.
Want to make a difference and get paid too? Hear from people in different levels of the non-profit field, from interns to directors. We host representatives from a range of positions to speak about their experiences.
Public Service Panel
Interested in helping others? Join public service representatives in discussing different nationwide service organizations such as Peace Corps, Teach for America, City Year, and more. Learn how to get involved after graduation and how to start preparing now.
Considering careers that allow you to balance work and home life? Concerned about how you're going to do everything? Join us for a series of four discussions where we'll share tips and resources.
Our pre-Showcase workshops include Career Fair Bootcamp, Job Search Employer Panel, Last-Minute Career Planning and Employer Resume Critiquing. These events will help you prepare.
Certified Gator Professional
Certified Gator Professional (CGP) is a series of personal and professional development workshops that review skills needed to succeed in a professional setting. Complete the four CGP workshops to help you develop strategies for your job search, craft your brand, and understand expectations when working in a professional environment. Upon completion, you will be recognized as a Certified Gator Professional, reflected in your Gator CareerLink profile.
CGP is available in an in-person format or through an online module. Upcoming dates for in-person sessions are listed in Gator CareerLink under Events/Workshops.
To begin the online CGP, please click here.
Note: The workshop formats cannot be combined – they must be completed either all online or all in person. For questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employer2Student education gives you opportunity to learn from and interact with the trusted employers who hire Gators. Search “E2S” in Gator CareerLink Events section to see out Spring 2015 lineup and RSVP to let us know you will be joining us.