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Career Development Events

All events will be located at the Elmwood Campus, Room R. If you can't make it in person, download the Zoom App to your phone or computer and join online for any event using this link.

Tailor Your Resume & Cover Letter
Wednesday, September 11
5:15 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.
Tailoring your resume and cover letter is one of the most important parts of applying for a job. Join SoPA’s Career Advisor Cynthia Washington as she offers advice on how to hone your marketable skills and qualifications on a resume and cover letter.

Tell Your Career Story in a Job Interview
Tuesday, September 24
5:15 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.
Balancing the need to demonstrate that you’re a great fit for a position with building rapport with your interviewer can be challenging. The best way to achieve that balance is to tell a story. Join SoPA’s Career Advisor Cynthia Washington as she provides insight into the power of story during an interview.

State Department Information Session (Guest Speaker Tanya Anderson)
Monday, September 30
5:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Join Tanya Anderson, the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomat in Residence at Tulane University, to learn about internship and full-time opportunities with the Department of State, how to apply for jobs and get tips for how to make your application stand out.

The Value of Networking
Monday, October 7
5:15 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.
A successful job search is often predicated on networking. In fact, networking should become a part of your daily work and career-related endeavors. Join SoPA’s Career Advisor Cynthia Washington and a guest speaker for a discussion on how to effectively use one of the most powerful tools you have when navigating the job search process.

Keys to a Successful Job Search
Wednesday, October 30th  
5:15 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.
There are many factors determining who lands a job interview, so in today’s competitive environment you need to stand out. Join SoPA’S Career Advisor Cynthia Washington who will share job search strategies and tips on how to help ease the job search process.  

Transferable Skills for Career Transition
Tuesday, November 12
5:15 P.M. – 5:45 P.M.
Some of the most sought-after skills employers seek are those “soft skills” that are often overlooked in the career preparation process. Join SoPA’s Career Advisor Cynthia Washington as she discusses how to repurpose your skills to show why you are well suited for your next job.