Workshops | Employer and Career Events | Job Fairs

Fall 2014 Workshops

No Registration Necessary for Workshops
All Workshops are held in 278 MSC, Career Services

Please Note: The Workshops noted with an asterisk* are 30 minutes


Resume Multiple Choice
Thursday November 6
Three 30 minute Sessions each scheduled day between 1:00pm-3:00pm
Resumes can be overwhelming and perplexing. When you say, “I need help with my resume,” what do you mean? Mix and match sections of this workshop based on your individual need and curiosity. Choose a single session, two sessions, or opt for all three.

Session 1: 30 minutes 1:00pm-1:30pm
*What Are Employers Expecting on a Resume? What Stands Out?
Overview: learn about what information employers prefer candidates include in a resume, the type of experiences to seek out to build a stronger resume, and why it matters to target your resume to a specific position.


Session 2: 30 minutes 1:45pm-2:15pm
*Nuts & Bolts/Mechanics of Resume Building
For the practical: we will discuss how to order and structure resume sections, formatting options, and editing tips.


Session 3: 30 minutes 2:30pm-3:00pm
*Telling Your Story
Individualize: dig into how to create strong descriptive statements in “resume speak” that go beyond duties to describe your accomplishments and transferrable skills.

*How Do You Keep the Momentum Going?
Overcoming Some Common Job Search Dilemmas
Tuesday November 11
2:00pm-2:30pm
Bring your suggestions about keeping your job search momentum going. We’ll talk through exploring careers and strategies of a job search.

Social Schmocial
Monday November 17
2:00pm-3:00pm
So you want to be authentic? And you want to be professional? Having a higher purpose would be nice, too, right? How can you combine those efforts when communicating with others about your values, goals, and ideas when talking to people can be so hard? In this workshop, explore ways to address social awkwardness, social calibration, and social justice in your career development.

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Information Session: Missouri College Advising Corp
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Tuesday, January 27, 3:30pm-5pm

Wednesday, February 4, 3:30pm-5pm

Tuesday, February 17, 3:30pm-5pm

225 MSC, Student Retentions Service Conference Room (all three)

Future UMSL Graduating Seniors!!

  • Want to learn about being a full-time PAID College Advisor?
  • Want to work in a role that will CHANGE THE LIVES of youth?
  • Want to help COLLEGE DREAMS come true for high school students?

Come find the answers to these questions during the scheduled information sessions

Registration is encouraged.
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Peace Corps Information Session
Thursday, March 19, 2015
3:30pm-5:00pm
Student Retention Services Office, Room 225 MSC

Information Session will outline exciting transitional career opportunities in the Peace Corps working overseas.  A Peace Corps Recruiter will talk about their experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer.  The session will also explain the application process and the financial and education benefits of being a Peace Corp Volunteer.

Pre-registration encouraged Click here to register

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UMSL Education Career Fair
Friday, March 6, 2015
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mark Twain Building
University of Missouri-St. Louis

This is your opportunity to meet and interview with many school districts in one location!

Pre-registration is only available for current UMSL students and UMSL alumni - you must present your admission ticket at the door. Pre-registration deadline is Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Admission for UMSL students/alumni who do not pre-register is $5.00 at the door and for non-UMSL job seekers is $10.00 at the door.

For more information, visit UMSL Career Services, 278 Millennium Student Center, 314-516-5111.


EMPLOYERS: Please call Puspa Bueneman, Job Fair Coordinator, at 314-516-5001 to receive registration information.

Jobseekers-Click here to Register
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