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Presentations and Workshops

The Career Center provides many workshops and presentations to classes, departments, student groups, off-campus groups, and events. If you do not see a topic listed, please let us know as we are always searching for new ways to serve the ISU community.

To request a presentation, please contact Dr. Lance Erickson at ericlanc@isu.edu, or (208) 282-2380. We will make every attempt to accommodate your time and location request. Presentations are also offered in Idaho Falls upon request.

Values Card Sort. The Career Center owns 30 decks of the Knowdell™ Career Values Card Sort. This is an interactive and hands-on activity to clarify what is important when thinking about careers and finding meaning in jobs. 1-1.5 hours.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing. Participants will learn the basics of writing resumes in a way that will help them to understand commonly accepted formats and styles. The presenter will provide information and discussion to help critically navigate the ambiguous world of resume writing. 1 - 2 hours.

Interviewing. Participants will learn how to process interview questions and to answer in commonly acceptable and desired formats. A focus of this presentation is to teach behavioral responses to questions, how to brand one's self, and to generally be seen in the most professional view possible. 1 - 2 hours.

Personality Mosaic. Students will learn more about what their career interests are and how that relates to careers and ISU majors. The Mosaic is based on the RIASEC Holland Code that is widely used in career counseling. 1 hour.

LinkedIn. Participants will learn how to build a professional profile and how to use the many amazing features LinkedIn has for networking, job searching, and growing as a professional in industry. 1-1.5 hours.