Career Development

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Building My Personal Brand @ Notre Dame

Date: Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon

Coach handbags, Mercedes-Benz vehicles, and Craftsman tools: What do these all have in common with each other? They each have established and maintained strong, solid brands that equate to quality and durability. What does your personal brand say about you? What do you want to be known for? Personal Branding is important in building work relationships, advancing in your current position and industry, or changing careers. This session provides tips and techniques to help you define and build the Personal Brand that projects the professional image you desire. The workshop includes a discussion on how to fine-tune your personal marketing tools specifically at Notre Dame but the information is transferable to any organization you may become a part of in the future.

Building Strategic Resumes & Cover Letters

Date: Wed., Dec. 14, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Completion of this workshop is a requirement for individual assistance with resumes and cover letters. Participants will review the fundamentals of how to create strategic and effective personal marketing tools. You are encouraged to bring copies of their documents to work on during the session.

Interview Prep 101

Date: Thurs., Oct. 6 and Wed., Oct. 19, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This two-part workshop reviews the elements of successful interviewing. Participants will identify the fundamentals of strategic personal marketing, and practice interviewing to sharpen the skills needed to sell the most valuable asset you have – you!

Launching Me, Inc.: Establishing Your Personal Brand

Date: Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Location: 112-114 Conference Center at McKenna Hall

Developing your own personal mission, vision, and set of core values in the branding of your most valuable asset (YOU) could be the missing link to helping you achieve your professional career goals. Use this new-found information to help you build your plan for moving ahead: identify the characteristics of strong personal brands; learn the key steps, values, and standards in building your own personal brand; participants will begin and/or complete a vision board.

Managing My Career: Assessment & Research

Date: Wed., Oct. 12, and Wed., Oct. 26, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon for both classes

In this two-part workshop, we will focus on the first stage of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will complete several assessments and activities that will assist in the identification of personal interests, professional aspirations and lifestyle needs.

Managing My Career: Deciding & Setting Career Goals

Date: Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon

This in-depth workshop focuses on the second stage of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will identify and apply specific resources that may assist in setting SMART goals to achieve desired career development outcomes. Match your interests and skills profile to suitable careers for use in creating your own Career Action Plan.

Managing My Career: Taking Action

Date: Wed., Nov. 30, 2016
Time: 9:00 a.m. – noon

This in-depth workshop focuses on the third stage of Notre Dame’s Career Management Process. Participants will create a strategic marketing plan on how to sell their knowledge, skills, and abilities on resumes, cover letters, and in their networking & interview techniques.


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