Career Workshops

CPS regularly offers the following workshops, accessible both online and on our campuses, on topics related to academic success and learning support, career development, and experiential learning. You can view upcoming events in the grid below. Detailed descriptions about each event can be viewed at the bottom of the page.

To attend any of the workshops below, please RSVP using the link provided. If you are joining us online, links to these sessions are provided. 

You can also access on-demand resources and short online modules on career topics on CPS CareerX.

Workshops Schedule


Audience Event Date and Time Location Attend
CPS Only* Career Action
Plan
January 25
CSC #342
4.00 pm EST
1.00pm PST
 
February 22
CSC #342
4.00 pm EST
1.00pm PST
 
March 29
CSC #342
4.00 pm EST
1.00pm PST
On ground
in Boston
and Online.
RSVP here
CPS Only* Experiential
Workshop

February 7th
CSC #342
3.00 pm EST
12.00pm PST
 
March 6th
CSC #342
3.00pm EST
12.00pm PST

April 17th
CSC #342
3.00pm EST
12.00pm PST

On ground
in Boston
and Online
 
CPS Only* Experiential
Search Strategies

February 21st
CSC #340
3.00pm EST
12.00pm PST

April 4th
CSC #340
3.00pm EST
12.00pm PST

On ground
in Boston
and Online
 
CPS Only* CPT Workshop

March 21st
CSC #344
3.00pm EST
12.00pm PST

May 2nd
CSC #344
3.00pm EST
12.00pm PST

On ground
in Boston
and Online
 
CSC= Curry Student Center

*Note - this session is relevant for students in the College of Professional Studies only

 

Workshop Descriptions 


Academic Success and Learning Support

Northeastern Resources to Support Your Success

This overview of resources helps you understand where to turn for support in key areas of academic challenge and ensure you are successful in your studies.

E-ssentials: Preparing for Online Classes

Are you nervous about taking your first online class? Not sure when to log on or where to find your syllabus? Worried about being able to reach out to your professor and classmates? Join us for this workshop where advisors will share tips on how to succeed in online courses.  

Academic Integrity and Citation

Join us for a workshop developed by students and academic advisors to answer these questions: What does academic integrity mean? Why is it important? How can I make sure I am not breaking any rules? Open to all CPS undergraduate and graduate students.

 

Career Development

Develop Your Career Action Plan to Achieve Your Career Goals

In this workshop, you will learn how to develop a career action plan that 1) articulates your professional objectives 2) identifies key skills to develop and 3) identifies the actions to take to achieve the next step in your career.

Skills Mapping and Identifying Your Relevant Skills for the Job Workshop

In this workshop, you learn how to undertake a practical assessment and mapping of your skills and strengths, supported by experiences, that becomes the building block for your resumé, cover letter, elevator pitch/ networking introduction, and interviewing. 

Resumé Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of how to put together the most powerful resumé to facilitate your job search success.

Networking and Informational Interviewing

Networking doesn’t have to be scary – and it is a critical component of professional success. This workshop breaks down specific tactics to help you grow and build your networks.

Job Search Strategies

This workshop covers how to project manage your job search, how to target jobs and companies, and key steps in applying to and interviewing for positions to find the best possible role for you.

Tell Your Professional Story -  Your Elevator Pitch

This interactive workshop provides you with an opportunity to share your elevator pitch and get feedback to ensure that it is clear, compelling, and effective.

Interviewing How-To

This workshop covers all of the essentials of interviewing success – how to prepare, what questions to anticipate, and how to follow up effectively.

CPS students also have access to workshops that are offered by Career Development to all Northeastern students: http://www.northeastern.edu/careers/about/calendar/.

 

Program-Specific Events

Program-Specific Experiential Learning Information Sessions 

Join your Career and Academic Coach, Faculty, Co-op Advisor, and peers for information on the experiential learning opportunities available to you. A student panel will be presenting on their past experiences in co-op and XN.

 

International Students

Global Student Success (GSS) offers workshops tailored specifically for International Students. View upcoming events.

Professionalism in the American Workplace

This session is about how to succeed culturally in the American workplace.

New International Student Workshop: Let's Get You Ready for Your New Student Life

This information-filled and interactive workshop helps you know what to expect as a new student in the US.

 

Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning at Northeastern – How to Prepare for the Right Option for You

This workshop session provides an overview of experiential learning options at Northeastern and helps you prepare to take advantage of the right one for you.

 

College of Professional Studies students also have access to workshops that are offered by Career Development to all Northeastern students:  http://www.northeastern.edu/careers/about/calendar/

International students should also take advantage of upcoming workshops offered by the Office of Global Student Success.