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Job Search Workshop

7/15/14 Tue (5:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
International House (Home Room, 2nd floor)
2299 Piedmont Av, Berkeley
Contact:Katherine Macdougall (khmacdougall[at]gmail.com)


NorCal will be hosting job search workshop specifically tailored to the jobs that will be on offer at the July 25th career fair. This workshop will be led by Joe Lurie (RPCV Kenya), International House Executive Director Emeritus, currently an intercultural trainer, UCB instructor of Cross-Cultural Communications and Career Coach. www.linkedin.com/pub/joe-lurie/14/b8b/616

We'll be meeting in the HOME ROOM, second floor, north end of the International House

Resumes/Coverletters
Tailoring your resume and cover letter to the employers who'll be attending the July 25th Career Fair.

Interview Skills
Learning to make a compelling pitch to employers
Handling Challenging interview questions

Hands on session
Develop and tryout your own elevator pitch - telling your story of what you did in Peace Corps and making it relevant to a potential employer


How to Register: Space is limited to 35. There is no fee to attend, but you must register in advance by submitting your resume via e-mail to Katherine Macdougall khmacdougall[at]gmail.com with the title "Job Search Workshop".