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Professional Development Workshops


Learn to Write a Resume
Take the guesswork out of writing your resume.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Baylor Sciences Building, Room D110
Presented by John Cunningham, Faculty Member with the Department of Communication

Interview with Confidence
Learn tips and strategies for interview to get the internship or job.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 301
Presented by:  Jeff Lawler, Senior Vice President, FirstCity Servicing Corp.

Learn what to expect, how to prepare, and what you can do to make the most of the career fair.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 301
Presented by: Virgie Sandford, District Sales Manager with Southwestern Advantage

How and Why to Find an Internship
Learn how to search for an internship, research employers, prepare your resume, and more. 
Tuesday, Feruary 11, 2014, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 301
Presented by: Virgie Sandford, District Sales Manager with Southwestern Advantage

Job Searching with Social Media/LinkedIn
Learn to use social media effectively to locate job leads.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Marrs McLean Science Building, Room 301
Presented by: Brian Herndon, Director of College Recruiting with AT&T

Transitioning from College to Career
Learn to identify and implement successful workplace habits for the first year of employment and beyond.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Baylor Sciences Building, Room C105
Presented by: Katie Bishop, College Recruiter with Travelers

Is Graduate School Right For Me and How Do I Choose a Program?
Learn about admissions criteria, how to select a program, and navigating online resources.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Morrison Hall, Room 120
Presented by: Katherine Evans, Career and Professional Development
Emily Corntassel, Baylor Graduate School
Stephanie Peek, Doctoral Candidate in Religion
Emily Riley, Master's Candidate in Higher Education & Student Affairs

How Do I Pay for Graduate School?
Learn about assessing financial costs, loans, and making smart financial decisions.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Morrison Hall, Room 100
Presented by: Amine Qourzal, Student Financial Aid Office

How Do I Apply to Graduate School and What Makes a Strong Application?
Learn about requesting letters of recommendation, writing personal statements, and identifying prospective faculty research mentors.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Morrison Hall, Room 120
Presented by: Panel members: Dr. George Cobb, Chair of the Department of Environmental Science; Dr. Eva Doyle, Director of the MPH in Community Health Education; Dr. Julie Holcomb, Director of the MA in Museum Studies; Dr. Mia Moody-Ramirez, Director of the MA in American Studies, MIJ in International Journalism, and MA in Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media; and Dr. Melanie Nogalski, Program and Admissions Manager for the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core

How Do I Prepare for the GRE?
Learn about sections of the GRE, how to access sample quesitons and practice tests, and pros and cons of GRE Prep Courses.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Location: Morrison, Hall, Room 120
Presented by: Karl Utz, Kaplan Elite Instructor

Professional Networking Dinner
Professional relationships are developed in a variety of situations, including lunches, receptions, dinners and fundraisers. Do you have the tools you need to stand out?
Monday, April 7, 2014, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Hankamer Cashion Building, 5th Floor
Presented by: Sarah Aynesworth, Etiquette Consultant

**ON-CAMPUS INTERVIEWS from January-April, 2014**

To sign-up for an on-campus interview, go to Hire A Bear. Click the On Campus Interview Schedules link.

ADDITIONAL SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Walk-in resume reviews
- Career coaching appointments
- Job search assistance
- Resume & cover letter critique
- Full-time and part-time job listings
- Internship listings
- Job search agents
- Employer information sessions




Career and Professional Development
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sid Rich, Room 116
254.710.3771
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