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June 15 - 16, 2021

All UC Davis students and alumni can become job-search pros with our specialized two-day intensive virtual series via Zoom:

Tuesday, June 15

Check our online calendar for specfic times and for links to RSVP and receive Zoom meeting details.

Launch an Effective Job Search 9:00 a.m.
Learn how to plan and implement your job search during a pandemic and beyond. Gain a realistic view of the process and discover a variety of job search resources and strategies.

Get Your Resume Noticed 10:10 a.m.
Get tips on job-specific resume content and formatting, and gain insight into personal qualities and skills that can be part of your "professional brand." Learn how to master the online resume submission process.

Keys to Writing a Winning Cover Letter 11:20 a.m.
Elevate your job search with effective cover letters and other professional correspondence including email messages, and thank you notes.

Hacking the Hidden Job Market 1:20 p.m.
Eighty percent of jobs are not advertised. Find out how to access the "hidden job market" and get tips on how to optimize your LinkedIn profile and use this tool to network in your field.

Resume & Cover Review 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Get your resume or cover letter reviewed by an ICC advisor during brief 15-minute, drop-in sessions; have a digital version of your materials ready for review.

Wednesday, June 16

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Ace the Interview 9:00 a.m.
Receive top tips on how to polish your interviewing skills and prepare for job interviews, whether they be in person or via video.

Video Interview in Action! 10:10 a.m.
Join us for this interactive session to observe a mock interview and gain insight on common interview questions and response strategies.

Negotiating an Offer 11:20 a.m.
Is negotiating an offer an option during a tough economy? Discover the answer to this and strategies on how to negotiate salary and benefits.

Ask a Recruiter Panel 1:20 p.m.
Hear from recruiting experts about what you can do to stand out during your job search, particularly amidst challenging economic times.

LinkedIn: Maximizing Your Job Search 2:30-3:30 p.m.
In our new virtual environments, job seekers' professional social media presence is more important than ever! Gain an in depth understanding on how to leverage Linkedin to build your professional network, use that network to connect to opportunities, and search/apply for jobs.