Welcome to Mason Nation!

Welcome to Mason Nation!

Welcome to Mason Nation!

The three-week extravaganza that includes all things Mason! Meet student organizations, various academic departments, and campus departments alike!

JumpStart Your Job Search

Date: August 29, 2013

Time: 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Location: Room 3400; SUB I, Fairfax Campus

Drop by University Career Services and prepare for your job and internship search! Bring your laptop and work on your résumé, job/internship search plan, LinkedIn profile, etc. See the event calendar at careers.gmu.edu/events for more details.

The following are detailed descriptions of the workshop series.

Students are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop or other device to work on their career-related documents.

Resume and Cover Letter, 9:30-11:00 am
Make improvements to your résumé and/or cover letter. Receive feedback on making your resume standout from the competition.

Job/Internship Search, 11:00am-12:00pm
Create a plan for your job and internship search. Learn about Mason’s on-line resources; get started today!

Get LinkedIn to your Network, 12:30-1:30pm
Whether you have a LinkedIn profile or not, stop by this workshop and build your profile today. Employers recruit heavily from LinkedIn. Don’t miss out on this important resource!

Behavioral Interviewing, 1:30-3:00pm
Behavioral interviewing is a style of interviewing many employers use. Improve your understanding and practice your behavioral interviewing skills! Workshop lead by one of UCS’ employers in residence.

Federal Job/Internship Search, 3:00-4:00pm
Act upon specific tips on how to locate and apply to Federal jobs and internships to improve the effectiveness of your plan. Receive guidance from a Mason faculty member and UCS employer in residence with expertise in Federal hiring.
Drop by University Career Services and prepare for your job and internship search! Bring your laptop and work on your résumé, job/internship search plan, LinkedIn profile, etc. See the event calendar at careers.gmu.edu/events for more details.

The following are detailed descriptions of the workshop series. I’m assuming that this information can be included on the website, and that you wouldn’t have enough room on the printed calendar. All of these workshops will be held in Room 3400, SUB I. Students are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop or other device to work on their career-related documents.

Resume and Cover Letter, 9:30-11:00 am
Make improvements to your résumé and/or cover letter. Receive feedback on making your resume standout from the competition.

Job/Internship Search, 11:00am-12:00pm
Create a plan for your job and internship search. Learn about Mason’s on-line resources; get started today!

Get LinkedIn to your Network, 12:30-1:30pm
Whether you have a LinkedIn profile or not, stop by this workshop and build your profile today. Employers recruit heavily from LinkedIn. Don’t miss out on this important resource!

Behavioral Interviewing, 1:30-3:00pm
Behavioral interviewing is a style of interviewing many employers use. Improve your understanding and practice your behavioral interviewing skills! Workshop lead by one of UCS’ employers in residence.

Federal Job/Internship Search, 3:00-4:00pm
Act upon specific tips on how to locate and apply to Federal jobs and internships to improve the effectiveness of your plan. Receive guidance from a Mason faculty member and UCS employer in residence with expertise in Federal hiring.

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