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#GRADprofdev | Resume and CV Workshop

The Career Center will discuss the differences between a curriculum vitae and a resume, the types of content you should include in these documents, and how you can appropriately sell your graduate school experiences to employers. Space is limited to 30 participants and registration is required. Location: Career Center, Thomas Cooper Library, Level 5, Classroom 531, 1322 Greene Street, Columbia, SC 29208,  * Register here, Please note that attendees will be expected to observe any University mandated protocols related to COVID-19. The Career Center will observe the UofSC COVID-19 social distancing recommendation during this workshop (3 feet social distancing). Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 29, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.

#GRADprofdev | Diversity Statement Writing Workshop (Virtual)

How do you approach writing a diversity statement?  What should it say? What can be included - research, teaching, and service experiences and activities, or values, views, and future goals? What are search committees looking for, and what if you haven’t experienced any issues personally? This workshop will help guide you in exploring your personal experiences and help you determine what to emphasize and include in your statement. You will learn what aspects of faculty life and academia contribute to an institution’s DEI mission, and how best to illustrate your personal commitment to such DEI goals using the various facets of your own experiences.  You DO have a story to tell.  Learn how to write a Diversity Statement that stands out!  *Register to attend here. *This workshop will be hosted as an online webinar in Blackboard Collaborate. The weblink to join the BB Collaborate session will be provided upon registration confirmation. . Admission Cost: Free. Friday, October 29, 2021, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM. See event description for more details.

#GRADprofdev | Federal Resume Prep Workshop for Graduate Students

Are you interested in applying to positions in the federal government? In this workshop, the Career Center will discuss federal resume formatting and content, strategies for converting your current resume/CV to a federal resume, and getting started with USA Jobs. Registration is required and space is limited. Register via Handshake: https://sc.joinhandshake.com/events/791710, * Please note that attendees will be expected to observe any University mandated protocols related to COVID-19.  The Russell House will observe the UofSC COVID-19 social distancing recommendation during this workshop (3 feet physical distancing). Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 5, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Russell House University Union 303.

#GRADprofdev | Founders Friday Financial Fitness: Investing 101

**This workshop has reached full capacity as of 8/25/21. Registration for this event is closed.**, Beyond the basics of money management, investing and retirement planning plays a major part in taking care of your finances. You’ll learn the purpose of investing, different products associated with financial planning as well as a look into planning for retirement in this seminar. *Registration is required and space is limited.  Register to attend the workshop. *Please note that attendees will be expected to observe any University mandated protocols related to COVID-19.  The Russell House will observe the UofSC COVID-19 social distancing recommendation during this workshop (3 feet physical distancing). Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 5, 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM. Russell House University Union 305.

#GRADprofdev | Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop (Virtual)

Prepare to hit the job market armed with the knowledge and skills to negotiate salaries and benefits and receive fair and realistic compensation. This two-hour virtual workshop facilitated by the Student Success Center is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job and will increase your confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play. Register here. Admission Cost: 0. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. See event description for more details.

#GRADprofdev | Federal Resume Prep (Virtual Workshop)

Are you interested in applying to positions in the federal government? In this workshop, the Career Center will discuss federal resume formatting and content, strategies for converting your current resume/CV to a federal resume and getting started with USA Jobs. Information on accessing the virtual workshop will be provided after registering. *Register for the workshop using Handshake. Admission Cost: 0. Friday, November 12, 2021, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. See event description for more details.