Workshops are a great way to get a quick overview on a variety of different career-related topics. Currently workshops are being offered in a virtual platform, either as live or recorded events. Log in to Handshake to register for live workshops. Links to recorded workshops can be found below.

Links to recorded workshops can be found below. The schedule for live workshops can be found on the ICC events calendar. The calendar also links to the Handshake events for all live workshops.

Core Workshops

  • Resume Basics
    Learn the essentials of how to write a resume that will get you noticed.
  • Interview Basics
    Learn about different types of interviews and strategies to respond to questions and best demonstrate your knowledge and qualifications for the position you want.
  • Cover Letters and Professional Correspondence
    Instruction will center on how to write a cover letter to get you noticed. Thank-you letters, follow-up email and introductory professional writing will also be covered.
  • Hacking the Hidden Job Market
    Eighty percent of available jobs are not advertised! Find out how to access the "hidden job market" through strategic communication with professionals and use of LinkedIn and Handshake.
  • Find a Job or Internship
    This workshop will review how to use Handshake and other resources to find a career position, internship, work study position, or student employment. Internship and Career Center resources will be discussed and we will review tips for applying.

Specialty Workshops

  • Finding a Health-Related Internship
    Intern in a hospital or other setting with patients (dental, optometry, pharmacy, etc.) to see if healthcare is a match for you and to gain a competitive edge.
  • Prepare for the Fair
    Offered before career fairs. Come learn how to make the most of the career fair. What to expect. What and how to research. Who to see. What to wear.
  • State Job Application Basics
    Interested in a career with the state government? Learn how to find and apply for jobs, and tips to make your application stand out.
  • Federal Job Application Basics
    Interested in a career with the federal government? Learn how to find and apply for jobs, and tips to make your application stand out.
  • Salary Negotiation
    This workshop explores the process of negotiating an offer, such as a salary and benefits, along with how to research salary, create a benchmark salary, advocate your personal values and develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and strategies when negotiating.
  • You Got Skills! How to Highlight Transferable Skills in the Job Search Process
    In this interactive workshop you will discover resources and strategies to identify key skills employers seek, take inventory of your transferable skills, as well as learn how to articulate your skills through accomplishment statements, SAR (Situation, Action, Result) stories and more, to effectively market yourself in the job search process. Workshop participants are encouraged to bring a job/internship posting of interest.

Consult the ICC events calendar for exact dates.

Student Organizations Workshop Request

The ICC provides workshops to UC Davis student organizations, clubs, fraternities, sororities, or residence halls Monday-Thursday from 6-9pm during the academic year (September - June). Any student organization that would like to host a workshop should fill out this request form.