Core Workshop Series
The Center for Career Development offers students a wide range of workshops to help prepare them for the job application process and search. Please use Career Express to RSVP for one or more of the workshops listed below.
Career Development Overview: Learn about all the great services our office can offer you.
Career Exploration: Find out the difference between a job and a career, how to research jobs based on major and how to start building transferable skills to help market yourself to future employers.
Match your personality and interests with your career: Find out about the great career assessment options we provide and how they can assist you in finding your career path.
Resume 101: Learn the basics on how to correctly format and craft your existing resume.
Applications and Office Etiquette: Learn what information is needed and how to properly complete a job application as well as the basics of professional work etiquette.
Job Search/Career Express: Get an overview of Career Express as well as other tips for doing successful searches for jobs and internships.
Perfecting the Interview: Learn how to respond to interview questions using the STAR method and how to apply transferrable skills from previous positions to your current job prospects.
LinkedIn and Networking: Learn how to create and use social media platforms to network with others and find job and internship opportunities. Learn the importance of networking and ways to meet people in your desired field.
Career Fair Preparation: Prepare for Career Fairs by attending one of the Career Fair Preparation workshops. Learn what to wear, what to bring and what to do to present yourself in the best possible way to employers.
Statement about partnership: The Center for Career Development’s (CCD) partnerships with faculty and staff are critical components in student success. We want to be deliberate and purposeful in making sure that students receive all the information needed for a successful career. CCD encourages all faculty and staff to connect with us to make sure your student populations become connected to Career Development.
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In addition, Career Development offers faculty, specialized programs, and student clubs the opportunity to have a professional staff member from the Center for Career Development (CCD) conduct career development related workshops in the classroom. The objective of our workshops is to teach students about CCD services and career development topics.
Past workshops have included:
- Resume and Cover Letter Writing
- Career Exploration
- Career Express
- Job Search Strategies
- Career Fair Preparation
- Interviewing Techniques
Workshops can also be customized to best meet the needs of students!
Please keep in mind Workshops will not be available starting two weeks before career fairs.
Kindly complete the form at the link below to request a workshop. Aside from the time we are hosting a career fair, requests should be made one week in advance. We look forward to collaborating with you and presenting to students!
Career Development Speaker Series
Students learn about current employment trends and career related topics from industry professionals. The speaker series provides students with essential information that assists in making informed decisions regarding their career and professional development. Speakers in the past have included Lisa Boily, economist with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and Rochelle Hill, President of Precision Plus Communications.
The annual Spring and Fall Career Fairs provide an opportunity for students to network with employers from various industries within the private, non-profit and government sectors. Our most recent fairs have held between 80-100 employers and the Career Fair is open to ALL BMCC students and alumni.
Before the Career Fair:
- Students can stop by the Center for Career Development for a resume review
- Attend one of our Career Fair Preparation Workshops
- Read up on How to Dress for an Interview
- Talk to us about our Suit Program
- We are also partnered with Dress for Success for Women
- Professional attire is highly recommended on the day of the fair
If you are in need of professional attire or have questions, please stop by the Center for Career Development in Room S-342 or call (212) 220-8170.
Spring 2018 Career Fair
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Borough of Manhattan Community College
Gymnasium – 199 Chambers Street
Registration is now OPEN. (You must be logged into Career Express.)
If you have any questions, please contact Katherine Bedoya, Employer Relations Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
*Professional attire is strongly encouraged!
Please review our Career Fair Preparation information