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Career Competencies

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Career Competencies

One of the most important processes a person needs to be more than competent at the job search. To be successful requires mastery of a collection of particular skills. STEM-CDI offers a series of workshops that will allow you to develop these skills and become comfortable with the process. This series will include:

  • STEM Specific Resume and Cover Letters:  Yes there is a difference. We will work with you one-on-one to improve your resume.
  • Interview Skills: The interview can be the most intimidating part of the job search. In addition to a workshop each participant will sit a mandatory mock interview.
  • Dressing for Success:  Right or wrong, people do judge a book by its cover. Fashion industry professionals will work with you to develop a fashion plan for your job search.
  • Job Search Management:  Think of your job search as one of the most important projects you will undertake. Professionals and peer mentors will give pointers and discuss possible pitfalls.
  • Communication:  Appropriate professional communication is the foundation of a great career. This workshop covers everything from your interview, to working with colleagues, to negotiating you next job.