Workshops

Here is a list of the workshops that are available this semester. If you have any questions about one of these events, please email us at careerdiscovery@gatech.edu.

If interested in attending these events, please remember to Register to Attend HERENOTE: You MUST have an active CareerBuzz account to be able to RSVP for events.

How to Interview and Pitch Yourself

Sep 19, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

A workshop devoted to preparing for the interview and crafting an elevator pitch to use throughout the interview to create and sustain the right impression with hiring managers.

Develop a Growth/Strengths Mindset

Sep 24, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

Graduate school is the pinnacle of higher education, however the job market and many other factors sometimes leads to a lack of confidence in career goals and skills in graduate students. The Center for Career Discover and Development will provide an interactive workshop that motivates you to develop a growth mindset in both career exploration, and the job search to encourage you to be bold in advancing your career!

How to Interview and Pitch Yourself

Sep 26, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

A workshop devoted to preparing for the interview and crafting an elevator pitch to use throughout the interview to create and sustain the right impression with hiring managers.

Develop a Growth/Strengths Mindset

Sep 26, 2019, 12:15 PM
Student Success Center - Press Room B

Graduate school is the pinnacle of higher education, however the job market and many other factors sometimes leads to a lack of confidence in career goals and skills in graduate students. The Center for Career Discover and Development will provide an interactive workshop that motivates you to develop a growth mindset in both career exploration, and the job search to encourage you to be bold in advancing your career!

Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers

Oct 02, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore - Student Success Center - Festival Level

We will be outlining tips, information to gather, and questions to ask, to help you effectively navigate the job offer negotiation process. Many job seekers view a job offer only as the amount of salary an employer extends. It is important to understand that the job offer is a comprehensive package of benefits, which include insurance, vacation, sick time or PTO (paid time off) 401K/retirement plan. Other factors include location, possible bonuses, profit sharing, and promotional opportunities. The job offer negotiation process requires gathering information about yourself, your target sector, and the employer, and having conversation with the employer.

Networking & Job Search Ideas

Oct 03, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

A workshop about defining, establishing, and using a network of contacts to expand the job search and find further job and career ideas.

IAC - Next Steps of the Trek- ATDC

Oct 07, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephen C. Hall Building - Room 102

This workshop will provide opportunity to debrief on the company visit (what worked/what did not), provide guidance to students on how to follow up with employers, and developing next steps in exploring opportunities within this industry.

IAC - Next Steps of the Trek- BLACKROCK

Oct 07, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stephen C. Hall Building - Room 102

This workshop will provide opportunity to debrief on the company visit (what worked/what did not), provide guidance to students on how to follow up with employers, and developing next steps in exploring opportunities within this industry.

Networking & Job Search Ideas

Oct 10, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

A workshop centered on how to negotiate salary successfully, plus evaluate the job offer for any level student entering the workforce.

Negotiating Salary/ Evaluating the Offer

Oct 17, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - Press Room B

A workshop centered on how to negotiate salary successfully, plus evaluate the job offer for any level student entering the workforce.

Evaluating and Negotiating Job Offers - Negotiation Practice Lab

Oct 17, 2019, 12:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

We will be outlining tips, information to gather, and questions to ask, to help you effectively navigate the job offer negotiation process. Many job seekers view a job offer only as the amount of salary an employer extends. It is important to understand that the job offer is a comprehensive package of benefits, which include insurance, vacation, sick time or PTO (paid time off) 401K/retirement plan. Other factors include location, possible bonuses, profit sharing, and promotional opportunities. The job offer negotiation process requires gathering information about yourself, your target sector, and the employer, and having conversation with the employer.

Negotiating Salary/ Evaluating the Offer

Oct 24, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

A workshop centered on how to negotiate salary successfully, plus evaluate the job offer for any level student entering the workforce.

Defining/ Analyzing Benefits (Trammell Fox, US Dep. Of Labor)

Oct 31, 2019, 11:00 AM
Student Success Center - President Suite B

A workshop led by a US Dept of Labor specialist about how to analyze and define job benefits, and how to plan and save on the job.

PhD Students Success Stories Panel

Nov 05, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Are you searching for an internship or job? Should you investigate an internship? Learn valuable strategies from Tech Ph.D. students who have successfully landed internships or full-time jobs. Hear about their process, and pickup tried and real tips for a successful internship and job search. Learn how they utilized career fairs, research tools, CareerBuzz, LinkedIn, alumni, and other networks. Panelists will also share their job offer negotiation advice.

Professionalism in the Workplace

Nov 07, 2019, 5:00 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - Clary Theater

Master's Students' Success Stories Panel

Nov 07, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center

Are you searching for an internship or job? Should you investigate an internship? Learn valuable strategies from Tech Master’s students who have successfully landed internships or full-time jobs. Hear about their process, and pickup tried and real tips for a successful internship and job search. Learn how they utilized career fairs, research tools, CareerBuzz, LinkedIn, alumni, and other networks. Panelists will also share their job offer negotiation advice.

Interview Lab for Graduate Students

Nov 11, 2019, 5:15 PM
Bill Moore Student Success Center - President Suite A

Georgia Tech graduate students often search for jobs in technology, finance, consulting, nonprofit, government, and other sectors. One key aspect of searching for a job in any sector is having the ability to effectively communicate your experiences and fit concisely. You will also learn how to weave your academic, volunteer, and/or leadership experience into answers. This workshop will focus on helping graduate students to navigate the interview process, and strategize on how to effectively answer questions by articulating strengths and skills.