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Workshops

Spring 2019
The MSU Career Services Network offers workshops on various career-related topics throughout the school year. Some of these events are promoted widely and listed below and some are more targeted toward specific student career interests. We also highlight career-related events hosted by other MSU departments and career partners!

Family Orientation Program presentation (PowerPoint slides)
Reminder about Next Steps:

  1. Log in to your Handshake account
  2. Get a Resume Review during Drop-In Hours
  3. Meet with a career advisor to discuss careers
  4. Check out the Diversity Career Fair Jan 29 - for all students!
  5. Check out the Summer Job & Internship Fair on Mar 19 (details to come) 

Regularly check your Handshake account for additional workshop announcements as well as information about virtual career fairs and employer events.

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MSUFCU Career Fair Prep Mixer
Jan 23, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Networking practice, resume tips, professional attire advice and learning to love LinkedIn - all designed to prepare you for career fairs and employer events! A buffet of tasty treats, move-around activities and door prize drawings will help make this a workshop to remember. Space is limited and the online registration opened Dec. 3. The cost is $10 (to contribute to the cost of your appetizer dinner.) Tell your friends and register today before it sells out!
Location: MSU Union, Lake Huron Room, 3rd floor

Learning about Undergraduate Research
Jan 24, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Make research an integral part of your MSU experience! Come learn about the opportunities available for involvement in research and creative activities at Michigan State. You can expect a short presentation, discussion, and Q & A facilitated by current undergraduate researchers.
Location: Bessey Hall, room 106

Diversity Networking Coffee Hour
Jan 25, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Drop in for quick resume reviews, info on how to prep for the Diversity Career Fair, tips on how to network across cultures, and like all coffee hours - free Starbucks, snacks, board games, and a chance to meet folks from around the world.
Location: International Center, Food Court Spartan Rooms B & C

Research for Underrepresented Students
Jan 28, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
All undergrads are invited to learn about the opportunities available for involvement in research and creative activities at Michigan State. You'll also hear from a panel of MSU students from underrepresented populations from diverse academic disciplines in STEM, social science, and humanities. They'll discuss the benefits and challenges of research and the tools and strategies they have utilized to navigate their experiences.
Location: Wells Hall, A134

LinkedIn Photo Booth at Diversity Career Fair
Jan 29, 2:45 PM - 5:30 PM
MSU students are invited to drop by to get a free professional head shot photo at our LinkedIn Photo Booth!
Location: Breslin Center

Learning about Undergraduate Research
Feb 13, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Make research an integral part of your MSU experience! Come learn about the opportunities available for involvement in research and creative activities at Michigan State. You can expect a short presentation, discussion, and Q & A facilitated by current undergraduate researchers.
Location: Bessey Hall, room 113

Marathon of Majors
Feb 20, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The popular Marathon of Majors spring event is your chance to talk about majors and minors with experts from all MSU colleges. All students are encouraged to drop in at this career fair style event for comfortable conversation with academic and career advisors, college reps, campus resource reps and community partners. This is a great way to learn about majors, class requirements and career paths. See you there!
Location: MSU Union, 2nd floor Ballroom

Strategic Research Communication
Feb 21, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Having trouble speaking about your research? Hear from Dr. John Besley from the ADV & PR department who will help you define your communication goals and reach your target audience.
Location: Bessey Hall, room 112

Unpacking Your Research Experience
Feb 26, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Learn about strategies to help you communicate the skills you're learning through undergraduate research to others such as graduate schools or employers. Come prepared to talk about your research to others!
Location: Student Services Building, room 113