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Career Workshops and Events

 

Workshops and events are free to students, alumni and community members, unless otherwise noted.
To register for a workshop or event, please contact the UMA Career Connections office or University College Center nearest you:

Augusta: (207) 621-3130

E-mail: umacareer@maine.edu

University College Centers: www.learn.maine.edu

Or, use our online registration form!

 

Spring 2017 Career Workshop Schedule

Choosing Your Major***
Thursday, February 16th, 3-4pm

Locations: Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114); Ellsworth (Room 7); Rockland (Room 410); Saco (Check w/Center for details)

Deciding on a college major can be a difficult decision. While you may not be able to decide your major and future career in one hour, this workshop is designed to provide some tools to help you get started on your next steps in navigating your career journey. This workshop will involve an introduction to UMA CareerLink, UMA’s online career exploration and job/internship listing website.

***Reserved for UMA students and alumni only! ***

 

Graduate School: Guide to Getting In
Monday, February 27th, 2-3pm

Locations: Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (209 Belfast Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114) East Millinocket (VC Room); Ellsworth (Room 7); Houlton (Room 109); Rumford (Room 311); Saco (Room 110); South Paris (Room 103)

Are you currently considering graduate school as your next career step? Attend this workshop and learn how to evaluate whether graduate school is the correct next step, how to find and identify graduate programs, and the graduate school admissions process.

 

Resumes & Cover Letters 101
Thursday, March 9th, 1-2pm

Locations: Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114); Houlton (Room 109); Rockland (Room 410); Rumford (Room 311); Saco (Check w/Center for details)

Are you hearing the words “resume” and “cover letter” and you don’t know where to start (or want to run in the opposite direction)? This workshop will go over the nuts and bolts of creating these documents and how to make them stand out among the rest.

 

 

LinkedIn: Are You Connected?
Tuesday, March 21st, 1-2pm

Locations: Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114); East Millinocket (VC Room); Ellsworth (Room 3); Houlton (Room 109); Rockland (Room 413); Rumford (Room 311); Saco (Room 111); South Paris – Room 206

Did you know that 86% of employers are using LinkedIn as a recruitment tool? LinkedIn is a professional networking site that can help you research jobs, meet recruiters, and find professional contacts. Join us in this workshop to learn how to create an effective profile, find out information about employers, and how to take advantage of your network to enhance your job search.

 

Successful Interviewing
Wednesday, April 5th, 2-3pm

Locations: Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114); East Millinocket (VC Room); Houlton (Room 109); Saco (Check w/Center for Details); South Paris (Room 103)

Want to learn how to shine in an interview? Come to this workshop where we will discuss what to expect in an interview, how to prepare appropriately, and how to let your best qualifications come across in the interview.

 

Prior Learning Assessment
Monday, April 10th, 10-11:30am

Locations: Augusta (114 Jewett Hall); Bangor (217 Lewiston Hall)
University College Centers: Brunswick (Room 114); East Millinocket (VC Room); Houlton (Room 109); Rockland (Room 410); Rumford (Room 311); Saco (Room 111); South Paris (Room 114)

Prior Learning Assessment, PLA for short, helps students earn college credit for learning outside of the traditional classroom experience in order to accelerate degree completion. This workshop will cover the options that are available to UMA students (credit by examination, credential review and portfolio assessment) and how to get started on the process for those who qualify.

**Broadcasting of workshops to University College Centers is subject to room availability.**

Career Events

Please check back soon for upcoming events.

 

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