Need a job? Career Services can help with that

<p>Earning a college degree is an enormous challenge, but sometimes launching a career can be just as daunting for young graduates.</p><separator></separator><p>ASU Career Services offers a variety of workshops, career fairs, webinars and assessment tools for students and ASU graduates to help them find their way in the world of work.</p><separator></separator><p>The list begins with career assessment tools: The Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. There is a $35 registration fee for each assessment. The Strong Interest Inventory is recommended for first- and second-year students. It identifies career and major options according to six basic interest scales. The Myers-Briggs is recommended for juniors and seniors who want to identify industries, specific career fields and organizations that are a good fit for their personality.</p><separator></separator><p>The following workshops are on the schedule for spring:</p><separator></separator><p>• Developing Job Search Strategies: This workshop addresses such strategies as professional networking, time management and highlighting your transferable skills. One-hour sessions are scheduled at 4 p.m., April 8 and 10 a.m., April 14, Student Services Building, room 329.</p><separator></separator><p>• How to Find an Internship: Learn how to use a variety of tools, including the Internet, to find an internship. Meets at noon, Feb. 17, Memorial Union’s Union Stage (085); 4 p.m., March 30, Memorial Union Cochise Room (228); noon, April 26, Memorial Union’s Union Stage (085).</p><separator></separator><p>• Developing Your Professional Image: Business Etiquette: Learn to handle social settings and office environments with style and grace. One-hour sessions are set for 4:30 p.m., Feb. 24; 1 p.m., April 1; 3 p.m., April 6, all in Student Services Building, room 329.</p><separator></separator><p>• Selling Your Skills: Resumes and Cover Letters That Get Results: Learn to identify valuable skills developed from life experiences such as paid and unpaid jobs, class projects, internships and participation in student organizations. One-hour sessions are scheduled for: 4:30 p.m., Feb. 16 and 17; 11:30 a.m., Feb. 19; 1 p.m., Feb. 25; 2 p.m., March 11; 3 p.m., March 23; noon, April 13; 4 p.m., April 26, all in Student Services Building, room 329.</p><separator></separator><p>• STAR in the Employment Interview: Learn how to inventory your marketable skills and effectively communicate your qualifications to the interviewer. One-hour sessions are offered at 3 p.m., Feb. 24; 2 p.m., March 1; 3 p.m., March 10; noon, April 15; and 1 p.m., April 30, in Student Services Building, room 329.</p><separator></separator><p>• Salary Negotiation: Learn how to communicate your value during the interview process. One-hour sessions are set for 4:30 p.m., March 10 and 4 p.m., April 21, in Student Services Building, room 329.</p><separator></separator><p>• Job Fairs:</p><separator></separator><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Feb. 10, 12:30-4 p.m., Memorial Union second floor, Tempe campus.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., student Union Cooley Ballroom, Polytechnic campus.&nbsp; <br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; March 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., La Sala Ballroom, West campus.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; March 24, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Civic Space Park, Downtown Phoenix campus.</p><separator></separator><p>• Career Webinars: Offered live, via the Web, for all ASU students and alumni. These cover such topics as “Dynamic Networking,” “The Anti-Monster Job Search,” “Launch Your Career with LinkedIn,” ”Interviewing Skills,” and “Do I Need to Go to Graduate or Professional School?”</p><separator></separator><p>Since webinars are live, participants can ask questions and get immediate answers. Occasionally a webinar will have too many interested attendees for the system to accommodate.</p><separator></separator><p>“If you receive a message that the webinar is full when you log in, please accept our apology for any inconvenience this might cause. Check the schedule for the next webinar or in-person workshop on that topic,” said Renee Stanneart, Career Services employee.</p><separator></separator><p>(Login information: <a href="">…;)</p><separator></separator><p>There is no registration fee for webinars but participants are responsible for their long distance or cell phone charges.</p><separator></separator><p>For more information about Career Service events, go to <a href=""></a&gt;, or call (480) 965-2350.</p>