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Workshops

The Career Center staff is available to present on-campus workshops on a variety of topics to your class, group, or club. We are offering virtual workshops and we have two options for Faculty requesting workshops: 

1) Live: synchronous virtual workshop - available for any workshop on our menu below; make your request using the Google Form below

**Please note that beginning April 15, 2021, we temporarily will not be taking any new, live workshop requests. This will be in place until September 15, 2021. We encourage faculty and staff to use our pre-recorded workshops in our Career Center Student Toolkit during this time. Please reach out to kelsey.bensky@sonoma.edu for more information or any questions.

2) Pre-Recorded: we have pre-recorded several of our most popular workshops for non-synchronous groups available on our Canvas Course. For access to this course, please email kelsey.bensky@sonoma.edu 

(Pre-Recorded workshops available at this time: Beginning Resumes; Advanced Resumes; Successful Interviewing; Job/Internship Search; Focus2Career; LinkedIn)*

*There is an option to request a live, 15-minute post-workshop Q&A with a Career Advisor as part of the request form.

Workshop Menu and Request Form 

To request a workshop, complete our Workshop Request Form. Workshops must be requested at least 2 weeks prior to your requested date. Classroom presentations are limited to one workshop per unit, per semester. 

Any workshop requests (live workshop and/or Live Q&A session) must be requested at least 2-4 weeks prior to your requested date. Classroom presentations are limited to one per class/group per semester. 

  • Introduction to the Career Center: Brief introduction of Career Center (may be presented by Career Center student staff) and a quick overview of resources and services available to students.

  • University Studies - Introduction to Career: An introduction to the Career Center and career education, including commonly held career myths, an introduction to career readiness, and more. Specific to UNIV Studies classes.

  • Introduction to Resumes (Beginning Resumes): Introduction to resumes including basics including formatting, content, and how to get started creating a resume. 

  • Preparing your Resume for the Job Search (Advanced Resumes): This advanced workshop includes a brief overview of resume basics as well as resume strategies to land a job interview. 

  • Focus2Career: Exploring your "VIPS" - Values, Interests, Personality & Skills: Exploration of Focus2Career as a resource to help students discover possible career paths based on their values, interests, personality & skills. 

  • Successful Interviewing: Best practices and strategies for a successful job interview. 

  • LinkedIn Workshop: Covers uses and best practices, how to set up a profile, and useful functionalities, including the alumni search tool for informational interviewing. 

  • Job and Internship Search Workshop: Provides an overview of the job search process including the best job-search tools and best practices. 

  • Exploring Career Pathways: How to explore possible career pathways through market research and informational interviewing.

  • Graduate School: General overview of the graduate school application process from research to application submission. 

  • Preparing for Career Fairs: How to prepare your resume and Handshake profile, networking tips, and strategies for success at Career Fairs. 

*All workshops are scheduled for 60 minutes, with the exception of "Introduction to the Career Center" which is scheduled for 5-10 minutes. If you have a 50-minute class, we can adjust our workshop, but we ask that you let us know in advance. Thank you!