Career Development

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Building Strategic Resumes & Cover Letters

New Date: Thurs., Aug 25
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Grace Hall, Lower Level Training Room

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 your documents to work on during the session.

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 (Parts I & II)

Date: Wed., Jun. 29, 2016 AND Wed., Jul. 6, 2016
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. for both classes
Location: Grace Hall, Lower Level Training Room

Completion of this course is a pre-requisite for individual career coaching and consulting. 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. Participants will: review/learn the policies and resources available through Career Services @ ND; complete various assessments and checklists to help them identify and clarify career interests, values, and needs; identify and utilize career research tools to help narrow and define true interests.

Managing My Career: Deciding & Setting Career Goals

Date: Thur., Jul. 14, 2016
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Grace Hall, Lower Level Training Room

Completion of Managing My Career: Assessment & Research is a pre-requisite for this workshop. 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. Participants will: review assessment results, and decide on top 3-5 career areas/positions of interest; set realistic and manageable career goals following the SMART goal technique; complete a Career Action Plan.

Managing My Career: Taking Action

Date: Thur., Jul. 21, 2016
Time: 1:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Location: Grace Hall, Lower Level Training Room

Completion of Managing My Career: Deciding & Setting Career Goals is a pre-requisite for this workshop. 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. Participants will: review the job search process and resources available at Notre Dame; identify strategies to help tailor their marketing materials to identified career interests; prepare a professional ‘elevator’ speech to use in networking or interview situations.


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