Published: Sept. 28, 2020

This week brings the Comedians in Your Kitchen cooking class, a goal-setting workshop, the Industry Job Search Seminar Series for Grad Students, sitting meditation, career fair prep and more.

Student walking on campus while wearing a maskMonday, Sept. 28

For A&S students: Finding Alternative Opportunities

1–2 p.m.  Zoom 
Learn about how to get plugged into volunteer work, and project-based options like micro-internships and contractual work.

Free live virtual Hip Hop Groove fitness class

6 p.m.  Zoom
Hip Hop Groove is a dance fitness class that will feel more like a party than a workout. This free class will combine easy-to-follow hip-hop dance moves with sculpting routines to target glutes, thighs, abs and arms. All the while, we will be jamming to the hottest hip-hop music ranging back to the ’90s!

Tuesday, Sept. 29

Résumés 101

4–4:45 p.m.  Zoom
Join Career Services to learn best practices on how to create a killer résumé! 

Prepare for the Fair

4:30–5:30 p.m.  Zoom 
Get ready for the next virtual career fair! Discuss résumé and interviewing tips, how to prepare for a virtual fair, virtual interviews and more.

Wednesday, Sept. 30

Wellness Wednesday: Goal Setting 

2–3 p.m.  Zoom 
Set a journaling practice and create new goals for the upcoming year.

The Industry Job Search Seminar Series for Grad Students: Introduction and Job Search Overview

3 p.m.  Zoom
Attention all master’s and doctoral students: Join Career Services for this seminar to learn about beginning your industry job search. Topics in this seminar series include finding job postings, drafting a résumé and writing a cover letter; how to network and ask for professional references; and how to interview and negotiate to land that industry job. 

Comedians in Your Kitchen: 3-step mac and cheese

5:30 p.m.  Zoom
Take a virtual cooking class to learn new culinary techniques! Seasoned chef and veteran comedian Mackinnon Beaton will be streaming live from his kitchen to yours leading you on a step-by-step recipe revolution as you go from basic to bougie. No matter your culinary experience, join in for a fun-filled night of learning new recipes and skills in the kitchen!

Thursday, Oct. 1

Technical Résumé Critiques with Employers

11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Zoom
Looking for some help with your cover letter or résumé? Want advice from technical recruiter experts? Register for the virtual Technical Résumé Critiques with Employers. This workshop is open to students of all majors but will be focused on technical resumes from more technical industries. Whether you are looking for an internship or job, this is a great opportunity to fine-tune your résumé and interact with professionals!

Zen Meditation

6 p.m. Zoom
Interested in learning to meditate? Looking to unwind at the end of a busy day? Already have a practice and hoping to find others who share your passion for zazen? Each week, senior instructor in the Program for Writing and Rhetoric and 12-year zazen practitioner Sigman Myoshin Byrd leads a meditation, sitting for 25 minutes, followed by a brief discussion. If you are new to sitting meditation, log on at 5:45 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 2

How to Register for Fall Virtual Career Fairs

12:30–1:30 p.m. Zoom
Learn how to register for the virtual career fairs this semester, best practices for putting your best foot forward in employer chats and how to navigate Handshake. RSVP on Handshake.