Here at the FAU Career Center, we care about how our students and alumni are navigating the job search process. A lot of questions can arise during this process, so we have provided these online workshops to give you some tips that can be accessed whenever you may need it, at your own convenience. Have more questions after viewing our workshops?  Stop by our office during Same-Day Career Advising every Monday thru Thursday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. to get your questions answered. Or call 561-297-3533  to schedule an appointment with a career advisor.

 

Developing an Effective Resume

Resume and cover letter need some updating? Let us help! This workshop will help increase your understanding of how your resume and cover letter are used in the job search process and make sure they target your career goals. Learn how to compose a resume that reflects your greatest strengths and talents and explore different resume formats. By the end of this workshop your resume will say, "Interview me!" 

 

How to Best Prepare for an Interview

Interviews can be scary. Especially when they include questions like the dreaded “Tell me about yourself." Learn how to prepare for and conduct interviews that get the job offer! This workshop addresses general preparation, researching companies, what to expect, and answering behavior-based and other tough, important interview questions.

 

Negotiating Your Compensation Package (Salary Negotiations)

Congratulations, you’ve been offered the job! But how do you get the salary and benefits you want? This workshop will address that question and more. What is the employer concerned about? How do I decide between several job offers? How much time do I have to decide? When should I ask about salary? What if I change my mind? Learn how to tackle these questions so that you may keep options open, maintain your integrity and start on the path to professional and financial success! 

 

Conducting an Effective Job Search

Students with questions about how to find internships and jobs: look no further! This workshop will answer all your questions about how to start the process of looking and finding part-time or full-time jobs and internships. Leave with specific steps on how to decide what to look for, where and when to job search, and who to talk with. Get started on your job search with confidence! 

 

Live Career Workshops

 

In addition to our online career workshops, the Career Center offers workshops for students, and graduate students in our classroom located in the Student Support Services building room 220.  All are open to all FAU students unless otherwise noted. For a listing of when these workshops will be offered, please visit the  calendar of events .