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Spring 2011 Workshop Series Calendar

Spring 2011 Workshop Series Calendar

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spring 2011 workshop series

Discover Your Leadership Style with the FIRO-B A This workshop is ideal for students with work experience, alumni and career changers. The Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior™ (FIRO-B®) is a personality assessment that identifies needs/wants regarding your interpersonal work style. Results from this assessment will help you gain additional insight about your leadership approach to help you work more strategicall
spring 2011 workshop series

Discover Your Leadership Style with the FIRO-B A This workshop is ideal for students with work experience, alumni and career changers. The Fundamental Interpersonal Relations Orientation-Behavior™ (FIRO-B®) is a personality assessment that identifies needs/wants regarding your interpersonal work style. Results from this assessment will help you gain additional insight about your leadership approach to help you work more strategicall

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spring 2011workshop series
Attendance at these eventsis FREE, however pre-registration is requiredfor all workshops, practiceinterviews and orientationsthrough
.Please visitdepaul.experience.comto view the calendar andregister for workshops andevents.
Workshops are listed inalphabetical order.
This workshop is for working professionals,alumni, adult, andgraduate students.
Byrne = Byrne Hall, 2219 N.Kenmore Avenue, LincolnPark CampusCNA = 55 East JacksonBuilding, Loop CampusDPC = DePaul Center,1 East Jackson, Loop CampusRichardson = John T.Richardson Library, 2350 N.Kenmore Avenue, LincolnPark CampusSAC = Schmitt AcademicCenter, 2320 N. KenmoreAvenue, Lincoln ParkCampusStudent Center = 2250 N.Sheffield Avenue, LincolnPark CampusTeleconference
= Thisworkshop is conducted viatelephone. CheckeRecruiting for details.TBD = To be decided.
A number listed after thelocation key indicates the room or suite number.
Ace Professionalism and Beat Your Competition
Learn professionalism strategies,including how to stand a cut above yourcompetition and perform with greatprecession and success. This workshopfocuses on audiences working ininternships, on-campus, part/full-timejobs. Give yourself an advantage ininterviewing, accepting and declining joboffers and become a pro on the job.
Friday, April 15
2:00-3:30pm SAC 151
Ace Your First ProfessionalInterview
This workshop teaches you how toprepare for the interviewing and post-interview follow-up process. You will beintroduced to the various types of interviews, including behavioralinterviewing.
Thursday, April 28
5:30-6:30pm Teleconference
Monday, May 16
5:30-7:00pm DPC 9500
Beyond Mingling: NetworkingStrategies for All Types
This workshop will approach the topic of networking skills by breaking down pre-conceived notions of “successful”networking. Through a combination of lecture, interaction and self-assessment,we will present an authentic model of networking that emphasizes howpersonality preferences can enhance thesetting, etiquette, and motivation forindividual networking success.
Tuesday, April 26
3:00-4:30pm SAC 151
Connecting the Dots: LinkingVolunteerism and Career Exploration
Are you looking for hands-on experienceto start building your resume? Volunteerexperience can help! Discover howvolunteer-based learning can help youdevelop valuable work experience, explorecareer options, and identify your skills,interests and strengths.
Tuesday, April 19
12:00-1:30pm SAC 151
Connecting Your Values to Career Satisfaction
Your work values play a very importantrole in determining what kind of workyou find fulfilling. In this workshop,you’ll assess and prioritize your mostimportant work values and discover howto use what you’ve learned to help guideyour career decisions.
Tuesday, May 17
2:00-3:30pm DPC 9500
Creating Your Career Plan B
Expand your career options. Learn how toassess your strengths and transferableskills to explore careers paths that mightbe a good match. Gain a betterunderstanding of the job market andidentify hot jobs and growing industries.
Monday, May 2
12:00-1:30pm DPC 9500
Demystify Networking and CreateConnections
Developing a strong professional networkhas become an increasingly important andpowerful strategy used by effective jobseekers in all fields. In this workshop, youwill learn how to maximize yournetworking opportunities and build a setof contacts.
Tuesday, April 19
5:30-7:00pm SAC 151
Tuesday, May 3
12:00-1:30pm DPC 9500
Exploring Freelance,Self-Employed and Start-Up Career Paths
Do you often imagine what it might belike to work in less structuredenvironments? Are you easily able todevelop innovative ideas? Can you workeffectively alone, or on small teams?Learn about the possibility of self-employment by examining your values,interests and skills confidence and howthose relate to this field. The workshopwill conclude with the ColemanEntrepreneurship discussing how to takethe next step toward self- employment asa career path.
Wednesday, April 20
1:00-3:00pm DPC 9500
Handling Job Offers
Determine the best techniques andpractices to negotiate your compensationpackage. This workshop will include adiscussion on salary and benefitsnegotiation and offer advice on how tohandle salary requests and multiple offers.
Thursday, May 5
1:30-3:00pm DPC 9500
Hit the Ground Running: Career Resources for Teachers
Note: These workshops are open only tostudents and alumni in DePaul’s School of Education.
In these workshops, you will receive anoverview of resources and career tips inorder to prepare for your job search in theteaching profession. In part 1, we willreview how to update your resume afterstudent teaching, how to strengthen yourcover letter, and review what componentsare helpful to consider when constructingyour portfolio. Part 2 will offer resourcesin how to be strategic in your job search,the importance of identifying networkingstrategies, and how to prepare for theinterview process. Students and alumnican attend one or both of the workshops.
Part 1 - Tuesday, April 5
4:00-5:30pm SAC 151
Part 2 - Thursday, April 28
4:00-5:30pm SAC 151
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Discover Your LeadershipStyle with the FIRO-B
This workshop is ideal forstudents with workexperience, alumni and careerchangers. The FundamentalInterpersonal RelationsOrientation-Behavior™(FIRO-B®) is a personalityassessment that identifiesneeds/wants regarding yourinterpersonal work style.Results from this assessmentwill help you gain additionalinsight about your leadershipapproach to help you workmore strategically.
Thursday, May 19
3:30-5:00 pmSAC 151
Navigating Your Career Change
Experienced professionalswho are considering oralready involved in theprocess of changing careerswill benefit from thisworkshop. Learn how todevelop a change plan byidentifying the careerdevelopment components youmost need to work on. Thisworkshop will help youidentify the type of transitionyou are attempting and assessits level of difficulty.
Wednesday, June 1
5:30-7:00 pmDPC 9500
Polish Your ProfessionalInterviewing Skills
Refresh your interviewingskills and learn how toprepare for advancedinterviewing techniquesincluding critical behavioral,panel and case interviews.Review the do’s and don’tsfor interview situations andlearn how to address the mostdifficult questions.
Tuesday, May 24
5:30-7:00 pmDPC 9500
Strengthen Your Resumeand Cover Letter 
Learn about different resumeformats and how to bestmarket your accomplishmentsfor specific audiences. Thisworkshop is ideal for someonewho has already written aresume and is looking toenhance or change the contentor structure.
Monday, April 25
5:30-7:00 pmSAC 151
= This workshop is for working professionals,alumni, adult, and graduate students.
How Can Alumni Help Me Plan My Career?
What are your plans after getting your degree?Do you know what kinds of jobs you can get withyour major? DePaul alumni can help! Learnabout the different resources available to you asyou think about classes to take and skills to buildwhile you’re a student. We’ll talk about where tofind alumni who can help you and how toapproach them.
Thursday, April 28
4:30pm–5:30pm DPC 9500
Wednesday, May 25
3:00–4:00pm SAC 151
Friday, June 3
12:001:00pm Webina
How to Build a Career Portfolio
A professional career portfolio provides you with atremendous resource for showcasing your work skillsand experiences to an employer. In this workshop,you’ll learn how to conceptualize and compile aneffective portfolio.
Wednesday, April 27
3:30-5:00pm SAC 151
Monday, May 23
12:00-1:30pm DPC 9500
Identify Your Skills and Accomplishments
Skills are the currency of the job market; you geta paycheck in exchange for the skills you use inyour job. Through this workshop, you’ll assessyour skills, determine which ones you want toacquire or further develop, and identify ways todo so.
Monday, May 9
3:30-5:00pm SAC 151
iPrep – Find Your Dream InternshipWorkshop
Note: This workshop is intended for undergraduatestudents.
This workshop will help you create a strategy forapplying to your dream internship. You will alsolearn about the University Internship Program(short-term internships) as well as the CooperativeEducation Program (long term Internships). Thisworkshop also meets the University InternshipProgram Orientation requirement.
Wednesday, April 6
1:30-2:30pm DPC 9500
Monday, April 18
3:00-4:00pm SAC 151
Tuesday, May 10
2:30-3:30pm DPC 9500
Wednesday, May 25
4:00-5:00pm SAC 151
Thursday, June 2
10:30-11:30am DPC 9500
Wednesday, June 22
3:00-4:00pm SAC 151
Is Graduate School Right for Me?
Designed for students who are contemplatingapplying to graduate school, this workshop willhelp you decide whether graduate school is theright option for you and if so, identify programsand universities that are good fit. Learn about theapplication process and the resources available tohelp you choose and evaluate potential graduate andprofessional school programs.
Wednesday, May 4
12:00-1:30pm SAC 151
Job Search Strategies in a Challenging JobMarket
Learn how to identify effective job searchstrategies in a challenging job market. Get anoverview of a multitude of job search tactics andbegin the process of selecting the strategies thatmake the most sense for you. Learn how tomaximize the numerous job search resourcesavailable at DePaul and beyond.
Thursday, June 2
2:00-3:30pm DPC 9500
Love What You Do – DePaul InterestFinder (DIF)
This workshop is ideal for students who areexploring major and career options. Research hasshown a strong correlation between incorporatinginterests into your career planning process andultimate workplace satisfaction. Participants willtake the DePaul Interest Finder (DIF), a tailoredsurvey designed to specifically help DePaulstudents explore their interests and identifyrelated majors, student organizations, and careers.Take advantage of this opportunity to learn howyour time at DePaul can be shaped to match yourinterests and help you work toward careersatisfaction.
Tuesday, May 31
10:30am-12:00pm SAC 151
Making the Grade - ePortfolio Teacher Workshop
Note: These workshops are open only to students analumni in DePaul’s School of Education. All participants must bring a flash drive to theworkshop.You must be able to make both sessions of thistwo part workshop.
In this hands-on two session workshop, aspiringteachers will be introduced to software resourceswhich can be utilized to create your teachereportfolio. You will begin to outline tailoredsections that speak to your strengths, create asignature look of your eportfolio on the computer,and learn about maintenance and updates, andmost importantly, how to integrate your portfoliointo an interview and job search process.
Wednesday, April 6 & 13
5:00-7:30pm SAC 232
Maximize Your Job & Internship Fair Experience
First impressions count! Learn how to approachemployers and make a lasting first impression.DePaul’s Career Center hosts multiple Job &Internship Fairs throughout the academic yearwith hundreds of employers looking forcandidates like you.
Wednesday, May 11
12:00-1:30pm SAC 151
Thursday, June 9
5:30-7:00pm DPC 9500
Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)
The MBTI is used to assist individuals inidentifying their personality strengths, preferredwork environments, communication styles andcareer possibilities. While few occupationsprovide a “perfect” match between personalityand work tasks, this indicator and workshop willassist you in making an informed decision.
Monday, April 18
12:00-2:00pm SAC 151
Wednesday, May 18
3:00-5:00pm DPC 9500
Network and Job Search Successfully byUsing Social Media
Note: Please create a LinkedIn account before theworkshop so you have a starting point.
This is a “hands on” workshop held in a computerlab. Learn the benefits of creating a LinkedInprofile, including how to make connections, getrecommendations, and join industry or interest-specific groups. Learn why creating a professionalonline portfolio is important in today’s jobmarket. Get tips, tricks, and etiquette for usingLinkedIn and Twitter for networking, jobsearching and gathering career information.
Wednesday, April 13
4:00-5:30pm LPC TBD
Co-op Internship Program Orientation
The Cooperative Education (Co-op) InternshipProgram allows
to gain high-level,real-world experience, and also earn income year-round. This is a prerequisite workshop for Co-opInternships and must be completed to earnExperiential Learning credit and/or participate in theprogram. Co-op positions with major employers arepart-time, typically lasting throughout the wholeschool year. The Information Sessions are open to allundergraduate freshman, sophomores, juniors, andseniors with two quarters left at DePaul in LA&S,Communication, Commerce, CDM, and SNL
Friday, April 1
10:00-11:00am SAC 151
Thursday, April 14
3:00-4:00pm DPC 9500
Monday, April 25
2:00-3:00pm DPC 9500
Friday, May 6
10:00-11:00am DPC 9500
Tuesday, May 10
11:00-12:00pm SAC 151
Wednesday, May 25
11:00-12:00pm DPC 9500
Thursday, June 2
1:00-2:00pm SAC 151
On-Campus Recruiting Orientation
All students and alumni planning to participate inthe on-campus recruiting program during theacademic year must complete a onetime onlineorientation session prior to your first on-campusinterview. The orientation will make you aware of the policies for participation in the On-CampusRecruiting Program and provide tips for successfulinterviewing. The session is available online, ondemand, at any time and must be completed
your first on campus interview. The entire session,quiz and training evaluation will not take more than30 minutes to complete. To access the training visit:
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