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Presentation Topics

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CAREER CHOICE: A major DECISIOn

With so many options, it is often difficult to choose the right major. Find out why thinking "career first" will help you make the best decision. Learn about the most in-demand careers in Ohio.

CAREER Exploration and Development OVERVIEW

Find out about how our office helps students explore career options and find employment opportunities, both on and off campus. Find out more about what we do and how we can help.

GRADUATE SCHOOL PREPARATION

Learn how to evaluate graduate school options and complete the application process.

INTERNSHIP, CO-OP AND CAREER FAIR PREP

Learn how to communicate your purpose, highlight strengths, and make a strong first impression with employers during employment fairs and networking events.

iNTERNSHIP prep

Many employers prefer hiring students who have relevant experience. Learn about the benefits of an internship and how to secure a GREAT one.

INTERVIEW DO'S AND DON'TS

Find out what to expect in an interview, how to best respond, and what not to do.

EMPLOYMENT SEARCH - basics

Explore strategies for defining goals, targeting and researching employers, networking, and generating interviews... and do it all with a positive attitude.

EMPLOYMENT SEARCH strategies - for educators

Learn about the process necessary for educators to obtain positions including resume writing, interviewing, and the benefits of attending Teacher Employment Day.

EMPLOYMENT SEARCH strategies - for FEDERAL EMPLOYMENT

The federal government is the largest employer in the United States! Find out what opportunities are available and how to prepare to apply.

EMPLOYMENT SEARCH strategies - using linkedin

Worried about creating and managing another social media presence? Unsure of how to use LinkedIn for research and expanding your network? Discover how to get the most out of your LinkedIn account and connect with KSU alumni and other professionals.

EMPLOYMENT SEARCH strategies - Social media 101                                    

Through the lenses of Facebook and LinkedIn, we'll discover how your web presence impacts your employment search.

NETWORKING - IT'S EASIER THAN YOU THINK

Demystify the networking process by understanding the art of making your contacts count! Students will learn about how networking can help uncover their future career.

RESUME & COVER LETTER WRITING

Employers initially spend less than 30 seconds on a resume. Learn how to get their attention by writing an effective resume and cover letter.

tailored PRESENTATIONS

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