4 Steps to a Meaningful New Career: Resumes and Cover Letters


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Resumes and Cover Letters

Rio's Counseling and Career Services Department is excited to offer our Career Change Series, "4 Steps to a Meaningful New Career" again this Summer-starting June 6th! 

The four primary workshops include Personal Branding, Effective Job Searching Strategies, Resumes & Cover Letters, and Interview with Confidence. Bonus workshops include LinkedIn Dos and Don’ts, Networking 101, and Workplace Professionalism. All workshops are offered via Webex and feature employers and community partners as CoHosts.

Students who engage in Career Services prior to graduation are more likely to see the value of their education (and as a result persist in their classes) and secure a new career sooner than those who do not engage in career services. With an average of 35 registrants and 10 active participants at each workshop last Spring, we received positive feedback about the content and delivery. We hope for even greater participation this Summer. 

It's most helpful for participants to start the series with our first session on Personal Branding on 6/6. Participants who attend this session learn how to create and manage their personal brand so that they can search for jobs, create a resume and cover letter, and interview more efficiently and confidently. 

Step 3: Resumes and Cover Letters

Market yourself with clarity and confidence.

  • Understand how to state your accomplishments and strengths clearly and concisely
  • Understand how to communicate gaps in employment
  • Identify the best resume and cover letter format to highlight how your specific skills and experience exceed the job requirements
  • Apply your content to a FREE chronological resume and cover letter template

Don’t just get “a” job. Participating in our workshop series can help you:

  • Gain confidence as a job seeker
  • Learn how to find a career you’re passionate about
  • Apply your brand and job searching skills to find an employer who recognizes your value
  • Negotiate a salary that reflects your skills, experience, and education

Those who register in advance will receive reminder emails and access to the recordings.

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