Request a Presentation

 

Enhance the career readiness of Mason students by inviting University Career Services to visit your class or group

Each interactive presentation helps students make progress toward specific career goals. Presentations are tailored to your group and can be customized for a specific industry, student organization, or current events.

Please submit your request at least TWO WEEKS in advance so we have time to prepare your presentation.

Presentation Topics

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Career Services Overview (30 min)
Get a Handshake demo, an overview of career counseling, industry advising, and career resources available to Mason students. This is a great option for UNIV 100 & 101 courses.
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Resume Writing (1 hour)
Learn to create an effective resume for today’s job market. Participants are encouraged to bring a copy of their draft resume.
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Resume and Cover Letter (1-1.5 hours)
Gain insights on writing effective cover letters (includes the material covered in the Resume Writing Presentation).
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Networking (1 hour)
Learn to identify potential contacts, make an introduction, and find ways to connect online and in-person.
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Interviewing (1 hour)
Get insight into what to do before, during, and after an interview, and develop accomplishment-focused interview responses using the STAR interviewing formula.
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Career Assessment (1-1.5 hours)
Complete one of four career-related assessments before the session then come together for group feedback.
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Career and Major Exploration (1 hour)
Get guidance on aligning your major or career with your values, skills and interests.
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Job Search Strategies (1 hour)
Discover the four-step job or internship search process and leave with concrete next steps tailored to your career goals.
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LinkedIn (1 hour)
Get an overview of LinkedIn and how to use it as part of your networking and career research process.