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Workshops

The Career Development Center hosts workshops on campus to prepare for upcmong events or by request of student organizations. Topics vary from major and career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, job and internship search, graduate school exploration, and much more! The Career Center team is happy to create workshops for your class or student organization and host it in person or virtually. Fill out this form for any presentation requests and see a sampling of some of our previous workshops below!

To stay in the know about any upcoming workshops hosted by Loyola or by employer partners, check Handshake.

PIVOT: Transitioning your Career Plans into a COVID-19 World

PIVOT is a four-week series created for our juniors and seniors interested in learning more about how to move forward with their careers in a world impacted by COVID-19. With different topics each week, students will feel more equipped and knowledgeable to prepare for their future during and after COVID-19.

To watch the PIVOT series on our YouTube channel, click here.

An Exploration Workshop: Identifying Your Career and Major

Considering a change of major or career? Wondering if it's the right move? Unclear of the path forward? Join team members from the centers for Career Development and Academic Advising for a chance to answer these questions and more. This workshop will focus on how to effectively explore your options and utilize your resources while exploring, with the goal of empowering you to make a well-informed decision.

A Job and Internship Search Blueprint

Join the Career Development Center team to discuss the blueprints for a successful job & internship search! We will be discussing employer & industry trends, best practices for virtually engaging with companies, and provide tips to boost your job & internship search.

Is Graduate School Right for Me?

If you're a graduating senior or a recent grad, you've probably asked yourself the question: "should I go to grad school?!" The idea of another degree is intriguing and going back to school can be slightly scary, but we have some questions to help you decide whether or not grad school is right for you. In this webinar, we'll cover motivations and reasons to pursue further education, the personal and financial investments behind grad school, and where to do your research.. Universities are making some changes to the admissions process, and we'll discuss how to prepare a successful application. There will be an overview of Loyola's graduate and professional programs and how to succeed if you decide to take the next step in graduate school.

Prepare for the Fair

Learn how to communicate your purpose, highlight strengths, and make a strong first impression at the Job & Internship Fair in the Fall. We'll discuss resume basics, networking, and how to perfect your elevator pitch.

Elevator Pitch Workshop

Perfect your introduction that can be used at job fairs and interviews, or online in your LinkedIn bio. An elevator pitch is a great way to introduce yourself to employers and company representatives.