Sessions are free to prospective and enrolled students, as well as alumni.
In the blink of an eye, we now live and work in an environment that’s primarily virtual. Navigating your career under these circumstances requires changing your tactics and learning new techniques. Although we are transitioning in unprecedented times, it is prime time to reset the steps along your career journey.
Led by industry experts, the "Make Your Career Virtually Unstoppable" webinar series will provide you with invaluable knowledge and effective practices.
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Mindfulness is simple yet effective in enabling you to gain control of thoughts and behaviors and redirect them in productive ways to enhance career decision-making. This session is an opportunity to practice mindfulness techniques and learn from Wake Tech alum Christie Sanner about the importance of mindfulness practice to help process anxiety experienced with completing classes, landing an internship and a full-time job.
A virtual chat with three Wake Tech alumni now making a living in creative careers. The webinar is in partnership with the Simulation and Game Development and Graphic Design programs.
Michael Eure and student host Jerry Green have an interactive discussion with representatives from Wake Tech Career Services. This episode is part of a partnership series, and the conversation focuses on career exploration, job search success and professional development.
Learn tips to maximize your participation in career fairs by watching this insightful webinar hosted by Chris O'Riordan-Adjah, head of Wake Tech's Engineering Department, and featuring Ian J. Gibbons, manager of Employer Connections.
Learn from Larry Tucker and Sonya Hayes, Wake Tech career coaches, how to create and use a digital career vision board as a daily affirmation of your aspirations and career goals.
A panel of successful professionals shed light on careers in business administration, human resources, marketing, project management, entrepreneurship and real estate:
Your post-interview follow-up approach is an important and often overlooked step in the hiring process. A strong follow-up can make you stand out above other candidates, further showcase your skills, correct interview missteps and gain valuable feedback.
The panel includes recruitment professionals who have conducted hundreds of interviews and can help you maximize your follow-up approach:
In honor of Women's History Month, it's "The PowHer of STEAM," a career spotlight honoring women in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics. Our guest panelists share their journey, shed light on STEAM careers and empower aspiring STEAM professionals:
In honor of National STEM Day, it's "Full STEM Ahead" as we engage with professionals positively impacting our world in science, technology, engineering and mathematics:
Thinking of starting a business? This session highlights the different ways Wake Tech can support your small business and entrepreneur efforts. Hear from Wake Tech’s Small Business Center and Center for Entrepreneurship to learn about the many resources available:
Mindfulness is at the core of ultimate career success. Gain insight into simple, yet effective, strategies to enable you to gain control of thoughts and behaviors and redirect them in productive ways to enhance your career decision-making:
In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness, gain insight on building accessible and inclusive workplaces:
Storytelling is the single most powerful tool in the job seeker’s toolkit. Gain tips on how to stand out from the crowd, and learn how to bring your story to life to get the career you want:
Women are challenging the norms and pushing boundaries while blazing a path of excellence. Hear stories of initiative, perseverance and resilience from several distinguished women of Wake Tech:
Do you have a passion for helping others? Are you interested in a career that makes a difference? Do you need insights into the different career options in the field of human services? Mental wellness professionals from various backgrounds provide insights:
Do you want a career that embraces your creative talents? Do you need inspiration to ignite your creative potential? Hear from local artists from various industries about career options, the impact and value of embracing your creative skill set and tips for creative entrepreneurs striving to launch a career:
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in an environment where you are accepted for your uniqueness and individuality? Organizations today recognize the importance of cultivating an inclusive workplace and the value of diverse teams. Panelists discuss topics such as creating transformational change and promoting connectivity and a spirit of belonging.
Recruitment professionals discuss how to make your resume stand out. From the format to the content, they enlighten you on strategies to get you in the door and impact your chances of getting hired for the job you want. You also learn various methods to build and market your digital footprint.
No networking events currently on your schedule? No worries! This webinar offers ways to assist you in thinking creatively about how best to manage your career planning in the current situation. Gain ideas for making meaningful professional connections and expanding your network.