Join us for a variety of clinics and workshops that explore career-related topics.  Whether you attend one or all, you are sure to gain valuable career information to help you prepare for the world of work.

Check back to see the upcoming clinics for the Fall 2024 semester!

Want to learn about our resources, workshops and events to prepare for the Fall 2024 Career Fair?

MSU Career Fairs offer the opportunity to introduce yourself to hundreds of employers who are interested in YOU! Take full advantage of these amazing opportunities by being completely prepared with How To: Prepare for the Career Fair.


Check out our past events from the Spring '24 semester and Summer '24 term!

Hire-A-Bobcat Clinic: Make the most of your job search!

Career peers will be available to help with the following:

  • Registering for Handshake, MSU’s job search and hiring platform.

  • Exploration into career development opportunities and current open positions.

Resume Roadmap Drop-In: Get on the right path to your job search with a revamped resume!

Career coaches and professionals will be available for resume and cover letter reviews, interview preparation, and industry and employer research.

Prep-the-Student Event w/ Bobcat Career Closet

Don’t miss out on the following:

  • One free business attire outfit

  • Resume reviews and employers research preparation

  • Mock Interviews and industry insight with employers

  • Salary negotiation tips

  • Professional Headshots

Career Interests Workshop: Where Passion Meets Purpose

You come to college with the intent of acquiring the knowledge and skills necessary to build a career that is meaningful to you, that matches your aptitudes, interests, and skills. Perhaps you don't know exactly what that career is yet. Perhaps you know exactly what you want to do but need help with the steps to achieve that goal. We have the tools to help. Our career planning model works no matter where you are in the career planning process.

21st Century Technology: Using technology to leverage your success!

Session 1: Navigating USAJOBS (Finding & Applying for Federal Jobs)

June 25, 2024 | 3:00 pm-4:00 pm ET

Link to register |Navigating USAJOBS

This overview covers key aspects of USAJOBS, the main online portal for federal employment. The session includes how to create and manage a USAJOBS account/profile, tips on searching for federal jobs, reviewing job announcements, applying for jobs, and how to follow up.

Session 2: Writing Your Resume for Federal Jobs

June 27, 2024 | 3:00 pm-4:30 pm ET

Link to register |Writing Your Resume for Federal Jobs

This session reviews unique aspects of writing a résumé that is specifically customized to apply for federal jobs. Learn what information is required for a résumé that will make you more effective in the federal hiring process. You will learn what to include, things to avoid, and what makes a résumé for federal employment different from those used for private sector and other employment.

Session 3: Interviewing for Federal Jobs

July 10, 2024 | 3:00 pm-4:30 pm ET

Link to register |Interviewing for Federal Jobs

Participants will better understand how to prepare for and engage in successful interviews for federal jobs. We will cover actions you should take prior to, on the day of, and after your interview. Also, you will learn about the kinds of interviewing methods used by federal agencies, the types of questions that may be asked during the interview, and how best to respond.

 


Questions? Please contact Career Services via email at [email protected] or call our office at 406-994-4353.