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Workshops

Fall 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!

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

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AUCA Winter Career Fair
Jan 2, 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MSU students and alums will have the opportunity to connect with 40+ international and local employers in a wide range of fields. A Career Development Forum from 1:00 – 2:30pm will start the day followed by the Career Fair lasting until 6:00pm. Student registration required, and will provide additional information about the events and attending employers.
Location: Shanghai, China

Career Advice from NonProfits
Jan 6, 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Students of all majors will be able to meet with social organizations to learn about job opportunities, get their resume reviewed, and get internship advice.
Location: Phillips Hall Lobby

Friday Career Meetup: Resume Advising
Jan 10, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Career Advisors will be here to share tips about how to market yourself and enhance your resume.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M028

Unpacking Your International Experiences
Jan 14, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Wondering how to talk about your study abroad or international experience to employers? We will help you explain your international experiences so that they are meaningful to employers and graduate schools. We’ll discuss all the ways you can share your international experiences on your resume, and how talk about them in interviews. Students that have studied abroad, international students, or students that have spent time abroad are all encouraged to attend!
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M126

Finding a Summer Research Opportunity
Jan 14, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
In this workshop, you will learn more about summer research, the benefits of participation, and effective search strategies, including how to find and apply for opportunities.
Location: Anthony Hall, rm 1255

Friday Career Meetup: Career Fair Conversations
Jan 17, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Discuss what to say to employers and how to prepare for the career fair with career advisors.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M028

LinkedIn Photo Booth at Diversity Career Fair
Jan 21, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
MSU students are invited to drop by to get a free professional head shot photo at our LinkedIn Photo Booth!
Location: Breslin Center

Undergraduate Researchers from Underrepresented Populations
Jan 22, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
A panel of MSU students will share their involvement with undergraduate research, creative activity, and address the strategies they have used to navigate their experiences.
Location: Bessey Hall, room 106

Friday Career Meetup: Behavioral Interviewing
Jan 24, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn how to answer the tough questions you may be asked from an employer and how to sell your skills from career advisors.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M028

Learning about Undergraduate Research
Jan 27, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Come learn about the opportunities available for involvement in research and creative activities at Michigan State by listening to a short presentation, then participating in a discussion.
Location: South Kedzie, room S134

Friday Career Meetup: Handshake Tips
Jan 31, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn tips and strategies about how to effectively use Handshake from career advisors.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M028

Friday Career Meetup: Branding via LinkedIn
Feb 7, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Learn how to brand yourself effectively, job search, and network on LinkedIn.
Location: Minskoff Pavilion, room M028

Marathon of Majors
Feb 12, 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

Unpacking Your Research Experience
Feb 17, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Learn about strategies to help you communicate the skills you're learning through undergraduate research to others such as graduate schools or employers.
Location: Student Services Building, room 113