2022 Winter Boot Camp
Hey seniors (and December 2021 grads)! Are you looking for a job? Are you overwhelmed by the job search process and don’t know where to start? According to Money Magazine, it takes an average of six months for college graduates to land a job. And, with May graduation only six months away, now is the perfect time to start!
You are invited to join Winter Boot Camp, a four-day virtual program designed to kick start your job search. Sign up to attend live webinars and take advantage of one-on-one coaching appointments, mock interviews with KU alumni, curated career resources, and employer panels.
Registering saves you a spot and ensures you get an email reminder with a link to the portal at the start of each week.
Resume Café (January 18 – 19)
Tuesday, January 18
How to Create Experience from No Experience on a Resume (4:00 pm)
Are you lacking professional experience on your resume and don’t know how to demonstrate your job skills to future employers? Join members of the career coaching staff to discuss how to create experience using your coursework, projects, and volunteer experiences. We will discuss how to effectively communicate your skills on a professional resume. Be sure to download the “No Experience, No Problem” handout that we will be using during the workshop.
Wednesday, January 19
What Makes a Resume Stand Out? Tips, Techniques, and Advice from Industry Experts (6:00 pm)
Join human resource professionals (those responsible for reviewing resumes and making hiring decisions) as they discuss what makes a resume stand out including style and format. This panels also includes a Q&A session so bring all your questions.
Resume Review (Friday, January 21, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm)
Reserve your spot for a 1:1 coaching appointment with a University Career Center coach to have your resume reviewed. Login to HireJayhawks to schedule an appointment.
Interview Time (January 20 – 21)
Thursday, January 20
Five Easy Steps to a Successful Informational Interview (4:00 pm)
Informational interviews are one of the best ways to explore a job, career, or company while building professional networks that can open doors to new opportunities. This workshop will explore easy networking resources, tips for setting up the interview, and how to effectively conduct your interview
Acing the Interview ( 6:00 pm)
Want to ace your next interview and land that first job? Professional industry experts will discuss tips and tricks for making a great first impression, how to answer those tough interview questions, and the dos and don’ts during an interview. Bring your questions, this will be a great discussion.
Mock Interview (January 24 – February 2022)
Practice your interviewing skills with actual employer.
Once you register, you will receive additional registration information including an invitation to join our Microsoft Teams Boot Camp site.