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Online Workshops - Short videos and pod casts on interviewing, resumes & cover letters, networking, job search and more.

Drop-Ins with Peer Advisors
Quick Resume & Cover Letter Review (Academic Year only)
Monday-Friday, 11am-12pm & 2-4pm, Lazarus Center Library
and Tuesdays, 7:30-9:00pm, Campus Center 102



OCTOBER
Writing a First Professional Resume
Friday, October 31, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
This workshop will be offered again on Friday, 11/21 and Tuesday 12/2.
Resumes are an essential tool when seeking jobs and internships, even on-campus and summer positions. Attend this workshop for an introduction to creating professional resumes, including what information to (and not to) include, how to write compelling descriptions, and tips for tailoring your information to prospective employers or internship sites.

NOVEMBER
Working Abroad
Monday, November 3, 4:30-5:30pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room (Note location change)
An overview of tools and resources for working, interning, and volunteering abroad.

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Summer Jobs and Internships for STEM Students

Wednesday, November 5, 4:30-5:30pm
Ford Hall 240
An overview of specific resources and techniques for securing a summer position in the STEM field. Students of all class years are welcome to attend, and please bring your questions!

MBTI Workshop: Personality Types and Careers

Friday, November 7, 3:00-4:30pm
Campus Center 205
Explore your unique personality preferences using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and learn how these relate to academic and career satisfaction.
To participate, sign up at the Lazarus Center; return completed MBTI answer sheet by Monday, November 3 at 4:30pm
.

Networking Made Easy
Wednesday, November 12, 4:45-6:00pm
Lazarus Center
By some estimates, nearly 80% of jobs and internships are found through networking. Learn the basics of networking and practice these skills with local Smith alumnae over light refreshments. Sign up at The Lazarus Center by Monday, 11/10 at 4:30pm.

Advocacy/Activism: Using Your Voice - Alumnae Panel
Thursday, November 13, 6:30-8:30pm
Campus Center Carroll Room
Join Smith alumnae who will discuss their experience, ideas and lessons learned about how to make a difference using their voice and words. Q&A will follow. Panelists include:
* Danielle Brian '85, Executive Director, Project On Government Oversight;
* Clare Coleman '92, President & CEO, National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association'
* Claudia Chan '97, Founder, SHE Global Media / The Women's Empowerment Media Company
* Moderator: Sara Gould, Smith College Activist in Residence, Former President and CEO of the Ms Foundation for Women


Impress the Interviewer
Monday, November 17, 4:00-5:30pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Practical and useful information to prepare you for any interview situation. Learn what employers look for in candidates, what questions they ask, and how you can most effectively market yourself in an interview.

Internships & Summer Jobs
Tuesday, November 18, 6:30-7:30pm
Campus Center 205
Whether you're looking for a high-profile internship or a summer job, this workshop is for you. Learn about resources for finding opportunities, search strategies, and how to prepare strong applications.

Money Matters: Salary Negotiation & Living on a Budget

Wednesday, November 19, 12:15-1:15pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Learn how to think about the money you make, the money you spend and the money you save. And, learn how to effectively negotiate and advocate for your worth When navigating job offers. This hands-on workshop will help you build and practice these skills.

The Job Search for Individuals with Disabilities & Bender Consulting
Thursday, November 20, 4:30-5:30pm
Dewey Common Room
Please RSVP to pwoods@smith.edu by November 18
The Lazarus Center for Career Development is thrilled to announce its Partnership Program with Bender Consulting! We encourage any student/alumna with a disability to attend this one hour information session with Scott Hammerstrom, Senior Recruiter at Bender Consulting and Annie Kollar, Human Resources Department, to hear about the benefits of the program and ask questions. Resources will be provided to help you in the process of: disclosure, articulating your strengths and searching for a position in-line with your ABILITIES!
Questions? Contact Patricia Woods, Assistant Director, Lazarus Center at pwoods@smith.edu. For disability access information or accommodation requests, please call (413) 585-2407 or send an email to ods@smith.edu at least 10 days before the event.

Writing a First Professional Resume
Friday, November 21, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
This workshop will be offered again on Tuesday 12/2.
Resumes are an essential tool when seeking jobs and internships, even on-campus and summer positions. Attend this workshop for an introduction to creating professional resumes, including what information to (and not to) include, how to write compelling descriptions, and tips for tailoring your information to prospective employers or internship sites.

Senior Clinic at the Lazarus Center
Friday, November 21, 1:00-3:00pm
Lazarus Center
You don't need to have a plan, be actively job searching, or have a firm idea about your future. Just drop by for a brief 15-minute conversation with a Lazarus Center advisor to see what we can do for you and how we can help you think about what's next after Smith.

DECEMBER
Spring Recruiting Meeting for Sophomores & Juniors
Tuesday, December 2, 4:30-5:30pm
Campus Center 205
Details to be announced.

Writing a First Professional Resume
Tuesday, December 2, 7:30-9:00pm
Campus Center 102
Resumes are an essential tool when seeking jobs and internships, even on-campus and summer positions. Attend this workshop for an introduction to creating professional resumes, including what information to (and not to) include, how to write compelling descriptions, and tips for tailoring your information to prospective employers or internship sites.



 

For disability access information or accommodation requests, please call (413) 585-2582 or send an email to lazarus@smith.edu. To request a sign language interpreter please call (413) 585-2071 (voice or TTY) or email ods@smith.edu at least 10 days before the event.