Strong Interest Inventory Workshop
The Strong Interest Inventory is an assessment to better understand your personal and professional interests. After completing the assessment, we will meet to review the results and discuss how this can inform your educational and career paths. The knowledge you will learn in this workshop is vital to understanding yourself as well as guide you to a fulfilling major and career. *This workshop requires completing the assessment before this date. You must contact Heather Prandini-Shute to complete the assessment.
When: Thursday, March 30, 3-4 p.m.
Projecting Success: Interview Workshop
Many students put off building their interview skills until after they have graduated and are looking for a job. However, interviews are becoming an increasingly common component to the selection process for undergraduate internships, competitive scholarships, and admittance to student organizations. Learning how to be your best in situations like these will prepare you for success in the future. Topics will include: types of interviews, typical questions, interview preparation, appropriate dress, and non-verbal behaviors.
When: Tuesday, April 4, 10-10:50 a.m.
Is memorizing information for tests and exams difficult? Do you find it hard to remember items on a list? Do you often forget your keys, cell phone or wallet? Memory Matters is an interactive, hands-on workshop that will offer techniques and strategies for improving your memory. This workshop is not only helpful for class but also in your daily routine.
When: Thursday, April 6, 11 a.m. to noon
Tired of hearing yourself say “Yes” when you really mean “No”? Do you worry that if you say “No” you will damage a valuable relationship or cause an argument? If so, attend this workshop to learn how to be more assertive and stand up for yourself. Assertiveness is an important communication skill, which can reduce your levels of depression and anxiety and improve your self-esteem. This workshop will cover ways to improve the communication process with instructors and peers, tips for conflict resolution, and how to say no without feeling guilty.
When: Tuesday, April, 18, 2-2:50 p.m.
Creating a Professional Résumé
Is it time to start your job search? Do you need to create or improve your résumé? If so, this workshop is for you! Creating a Profession Résumé focuses on developing a résumé that will help you achieve your professional goals. We will discuss cover letters, résumé format, and professional language. This interactive workshop will provide the tools needed and a step-by-step guide to creating an effective résumé.
When: Tuesday, April 25, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Making Ends Meet: A Budgeting Workshop
Summer is coming quickly! It is easy to have the fun opportunities, extra time, and great weather influence you to spend more money than you should. Whether you are worried you might get carried away this summer or already feel like you’re drowning in debt, this workshop is for you. The budgeting workshop will show you how to take control of your finances. Topics include: the ins and outs of credit cards; an explanation of loans and the loan process; how to find your credit score and raise it; and ways to avoid getting in a financial bind. This workshop could be your first step to financial freedom!
When: Wednesday, April 26, 10-10:50 a.m.
Test Taking Strategies Workshop
With finals quickly approaching, it is time to focus on the study skill to help you succeed. This is a workshop you will not want to miss. Final Exam Study Skills will address various study techniques and test-taking strategies for multiple choice, short answer, fill-in-the-blank and essay exam questions. Remember, finals are just around the corner, so don’t delay getting the help you need.
When: Tuesday, May 9, 10-11 a.m.
If you are interested in attending these workshops and would want to learn more about joining the TRIO Student Support Services program, contact the TRIO office at 618-931-0600, ext. 7443, to apply.