Events Calendar for UCI Students

Workshops are 50 minutes in length and are held in the Career Pathways Training Room unless otherwise noted. Registration is provided through Handshake. For more information, please see our Eligibility Policy.

Workshops

 RegisterYour 1-Minute Elevator Pitch Tuesday, January 21st 2020, 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm PST

January 21, 2020 (1:30pm - 2:00pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Get guidance and practice on how to introduce yourself at career fairs and professional events.

 RegisterResume Lab Tuesday, January 21st 2020, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm PST

January 21, 2020 (2:00pm - 2:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Bring your laptop and drop-in any time during our labs for hands-on help! A few tablets will be available on a first-come, first served basis. Whether you’re writing your first resume or just need help with tailoring it to a specific job, drop by for assistance with your resume questions.

 RegisterTime Management, Presented by Student Wellness and Health Promotion Tuesday, January 21st 2020, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm PST

January 21, 2020 (3:00pm - 3:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Do you ever feel like there is not enough time in the day? This workshops provides tips and strategies to help make the most of the 24 hours in your day by promoting prioritization, organization, and aligning your values to how you spend your time.

 RegisterPrepare for the Fair Tuesday, January 21st 2020, 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm PST

January 21, 2020 (4:00pm - 4:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Make the best impression with recruiters by gaining tips on how to prepare for the Career Fair.

 RegisterResume Lab Wednesday, January 22nd 2020, 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm PST

January 22, 2020 (1:00pm - 1:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Bring your laptop and drop-in any time during our labs for hands-on help! A few tablets will be available on a first-come, first served basis. Whether you’re writing your first resume or just need help with tailoring it to a specific job, drop by for assistance with your resume questions.

 RegisterPrepare for the Fair Wednesday, January 22nd 2020, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm PST

January 22, 2020 (2:00pm - 2:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Make the best impression with recruiters by gaining tips on how to prepare for the Career Fair.

 RegisterNetworking: Showcasing Yourself and Building Your Professional Image Thursday, January 23rd 2020, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm PST

January 23, 2020 (4:30pm - 6:00pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

People form impressions about you based on how you promote yourself both online and in-person. Learn how to present a polished image of yourself in a range of situations - including LinkedIn. Bring your device (laptop, tablet, or smartphone) for a hands-on experience.

REGISTER VIA EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/networking-showcasing-yourself-tickets-88704436357

This event is co-sponsored by Phi Beta Kappa and is open to PBK members as well as other interested students.

 RegisterCover Letter Lab Monday, January 27th 2020, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm PST

January 27, 2020 (3:00pm - 3:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Learn how to put together a cover letter in this hands-on working session.

 RegisterOptimize Your Job Search GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY Tuesday, January 28th 2020, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

January 28, 2020 (1:30pm - 3:00pm PST)

Gateway Study Center, Graduate Resource Center, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

With countless resources available online to assist you on your career journey, it’s hard to know which ones are worthwhile. Come learn about useful career related resources available to you as a UCI student! This session will feature an overview and demo of career technologies and one-on-one assistance from Division of Career Pathways staff to help get you started. Topics will include: Big Interview, VMock, ImaginePhD, Versatile PhD, and more. Be sure to bring your laptop!  

 RegisterInterview Techniques Tuesday, January 28th 2020, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm PST

January 28, 2020 (3:00pm - 3:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Ace the interview with tips on how to prepare and what to do during an interview.

 RegisterHow to Get an Internship Wednesday, January 29th 2020, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm PST

January 29, 2020 (2:00pm - 2:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

From internship search strategies to making the most of your internship, get ready for internship success!

 RegisterEnhancing Your Resume Thursday, January 30th 2020, 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm PST

January 30, 2020 (1:00pm - 1:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Learn to personalize your resume content to match what employers are looking for in the job description.

 RegisterCPT and the Internship Search for International Students Wednesday, February 5th 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

February 5, 2020 (1:00pm - 2:30pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Learn about Curricular Practical Training and the internship search!

 RegisterDine for Success GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY Monday, February 10th 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm PST

February 10, 2020 (1:00pm - 2:30pm PST)

Gateway Study Center, Graduate Resource Center, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Proper etiquette is essential for making a favorable impression. Whether interviewing for an academic job, networking at a conference, or simply having lunch with future employers, knowing the basics of dining etiquette can help alleviate some of the stress and nervousness you may be feeling. Come and learn helpful tips on how you can make the most of these opportunities!

 RegisterThe Pre-Med Journey Tuesday, February 11th 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm PST

February 11, 2020 (12:00pm - 12:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

This workshop will focus on medical school admissions criteria and developing a competitive application. Other topics include effective interviewing, the AMCAS Process, and asking for Letters of Recommendation.

 RegisterApplying to Graduate School Wednesday, February 12th 2020, 2:00 pm - 2:50 pm PST

February 12, 2020 (2:00pm - 2:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Learn how to find which universities and programs are right for you, as well as details about the application process.

 RegisterApplying to Law School Thursday, February 13th 2020, 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm PST

February 13, 2020 (2:30pm - 3:20pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Learn about the law school selection and application process, and what it takes to be a viable candidate.

 RegisterHow to Get an Internship Thursday, February 20th 2020, 1:00 pm - 1:50 pm PST

February 20, 2020 (1:00pm - 1:50pm PST)

Career Pathways, Training Room, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

From internship search strategies to making the most of your internship, get ready for internship success!

 RegisterPrepare for the Virtual Career Fair GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY Thursday, February 20th 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST

February 20, 2020 (1:00pm - 2:00pm PST)

Gateway Study Center, Graduate Resource Center, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

The virtual Career Fair (VCF) is a one-day online career fair specifically for Ph.D. & Master’s students, postdocs, and alumni and offers the opportunity to connect with employers. These employers represent a range of career fields and are all seeking advanced-degree candidates. Learn how to navigate the virtual chat rooms with employers and develop a strategy for a successful virtual career fair experience.

 RegisterCareers in Higher Education Panel GRADUATE STUDENTS ONLY Tuesday, February 25th 2020, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm PST

February 25, 2020 (1:30pm - 3:00pm PST)

Gateway Study Center, Graduate Resource Center, Irvine, CA 92697, USA

Interested in working in higher-ed but are unsure of what opportunities there are outside of tenure-track faculty positions? Join us for a panel discussion to learn about career alternatives within higher education! Panelists will share about their own career journey, give advice for new and recent graduates wanting to work in higher education, and be available to answer your questions. This session will also include an opportunity for you to chat one-on-one with the panelists to receive more personalized insights!