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Webinars and Workshops

Webinars and Workshops

Barnard Career Development is pleased to offer webinars and workshops on a variety of topics throughout the year, open to all Barnard alumnae free of charge. 

A Webinar Series is offered periodically throughout the year. All sessions are free: register for one, two, or more sessions. The series covers basic career development topics including career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, networking on-line and in-person, job search strategies, interview preparation and strategy, negotiating salary and benefits, and ongoing professional and career development. Presenter:  Christine Valenza Shin '84, Alumnae Counselor.

An On-Campus Workshop Series is offered periodically throughout the year. The next series begins Monday, March 17 and covers basic career development topics including career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, networking on-line and in-person, job search strategies, interview preparation and strategy, negotiating salary and benefits, and ongoing professional and career development. Presenter:  Christine Valenza Shin '84, Alumnae Counselor.

Special Guest webinars and workshops are offered as well. April 9, 2014: Should I Opt Out, Lean In, or Something in Between? (webinar)

 

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Workshops:  Mondays, 6-7pm

                   Location: Barnard Career Development, Elliott Hall 2nd Floor

 

March 17 ~ Deciding What's Next: Exploring Your Career Options

If you're seeking your first or next job, returning to the workforce after time away, or contemplating a career shift or change, this session can help you more thoroughly examine your goals and options. You’ll learn methods for self and career exploration, resources for workplace research, and get an overview of career assessment tools that can help you find jobs and career paths that are a great fit for you.

March 24 ~ Your Resume, Cover Letters, and LinkedIn Profile: Crafting them with Power and Impact

Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, this session will give you the tools you need to present yourself effectively throughout your job search.  Learn to strategically update your cover letters, resume, and LinkedIn profile to best meet the job description and win an interview.

March 31 ~ Networking Online and In Person: LinkedIn and the Barnard Alumnae Network

Your network is a powerful source of both career information and job leads.  Whether you are exploring career options or job searching, learn to use a combination of social media and in-person networking to strengthen your existing professional relationships and build new ones.

April 7 ~ Planning and Executing Your Successful Job Search

Staying focused and positive while searching for a job or changing careers in today's tough market can be daunting. Learn strategies to move your application ahead and make your job search more manageable and successful.  

April 21 ~ Interviewing: Best Practices to Land the Job

From preparing to interviewing to following up, this session will teach you how to navigate the interview process successfully and land the job you want. Strategize your answers to commonly asked interview questions, and learn how to handle  the unexpected ones!

April 28 ~ Know and Grow Your Worth: Negotiating the Job Offer and Managing Your Ongoing                                       Professional Development

Learn basic principles for effectively negotiating your salary and  benefits, and strategies for managing your professional development and advancing your career goals once you’re established in your new job.

 

Workshop Registration

Register for the workshops(s) of your choice.

Questions?  Contact Christine Shin, Alumnae Counselor, at cshin@barnard.edu or 212.854.2033.

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Webinars: Wednesdays, 12-1pm

 

The dates for the next webinar series will be posted soon.

Questions?  Contact Christine Shin, Alumnae Counselor, at cshin@barnard.edu or 212.854.2033

 

Should I Opt Out, Lean In, or Something in Between?

         Wednesday, April 9, 12-1pm EST  (encore presentation*)

Cristina Higgins '97, founder of Strategic Mama, presents a webinar on how to answer this challenging question. Whether you're comtemplating balancing motherhood and work - or are right in the thick of it - her four-step process to let go of guilt, redefine motherhood on your own terms, and delegate more effectively will help you reach an answer and feel good about it.

(*Due to technical difficulties, the initial offering of this webinar on February 12, 2014 ended 15 minutes early. Cristina Higgins has graciously offered to repeat the webinar.)

Register for this webinar, or view a special preview first.

Questions?  Contact Christine Shin, Alumnae Counselor, at cshin@barnard.edu or 212.854.2033