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Career Services: Start Your Success Here

  • August 17 - August 21, 2020
Online

Event Details

Join us for the first-ever CVCC Back-to-School Online Career Conference, “Start Your Success Here,” August 17-21, 2020! Get a jumpstart on your school year as you explore some topics to help you achieve your long-term career goals. Meet other CVCC students, learn a little more about yourself, figure out how to network, and get the skills and tools you need to start on your path toward personal and career success.
 
Online sessions will run Monday-Friday, August 17-21, from 2:00-3:00 PM. Sign up for any or all that interest you. (See below for details of daily sessions.)
 
Each registered participant will receive an email link to the session with some general tips on how to use the Zoom technology. No prior experience necessary to participate!  Sessions will be live online and led by a CVCC Career Services professional.
 
This event is FREE for CVCC students and there will be a gift card drawing among participants in each session too!
 
Sign-up here. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged.
 
Questions?  Contact Sarah Jarrett, CVCC Coordinator of Career Services, at 434-832-7689 or jarretts@centralvirginia.edu and I’m happy to assist.
 
 
Session Details:
Monday, August 17 – 2:00-3:00 PM – Be Yourself for Success
(presenter: Taylor Flynt)
What type of major and career are the best fit for your own interests? This session will help you explore the importance of finding a good fit between you and your major or career

Tuesday, August 18 - 2:00-3:00 PM - Survival Skills for Success
(presenter: Will Sloan)
What does it take to stand out and succeed in a professional workplace? Learn how to develop a strong work ethic and skills that employers want to see and start practicing them now.
 
Wednesday, August 19 – 2:00-3:00 PM—Personality Traits for Success
(presenter: Sarah Jarrett)
What does your personality say about your future success? Learn about how your own personality type interacts with the world around you and use this knowledge to your advantage.
 
Thursday, August 20 –2:00-3:00 PM -- Networking for Success
(presenter: Trish Sawyer)
Do you know that many people get great jobs that aren’t even advertised? Learn how to make a great impression and get started with LinkedIn for career networking now.
 
Friday, August 21 – 2:00-3:00 PM – Interviewing and Résumés for Success
(presenter: Sarah Jarrett)
Do you know what to expect with interviewing in these uncertain times? Learn how to put your best self forward with this introduction to interview techniques and how to create a great résumé to make the best impression.