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We offer a variety of workshops categorized by three stages of a students' career journey. Please read the learning outcomes associated with each workshop topic below. Then you can submit a request form to inquire about your preferred workshop.

Getting Started

Intro to CPDC

(15 minutes)

By the end of this workshop, students will be able to:

  • Reframe at least one common myth about career development
  • List at least 3 services our office provides (career coaching, events & programs, resources, Career Studio)
  • Explain where our office is located and our hours of operation
  • List at least one upcoming program or event

Making Progress

Networking & Curiosity Conversations

(60 minutes)

By the end of this workshop, students will be able to:

  • List basic information about CPDC: who we are, what we do, & how to connect with us
  • Define networking
  • Articulate why networking is important
  • List at least 2 resources for informational interviews & networking
  • Create an effective elevator pitch
  • Prepare for an informational interview

Finishing Up

Interviewing

(60 minutes)

By the end of this workshop, students will be able to:

  • List basic information about CPDC: who we are, what we do, & how to connect with us
  • List at least 2 pre-interview preparation steps
  • Implement the past, present, future method for answering “tell me about yourself” questions
  • Implement the PART method for answering behavior-based questions
  • Identify examples of strengths and weaknesses to answer potential interview questions
  • Develop relevant questions to ask an interviewer at the end of the interview
  • Write a follow-up message to thank interviewers after an interview

Not seeing what you need? Please email the CPDC. Your workshop is not confirmed until you have received an email notification from our office. Workshop requests are limited to current University of Utah faculty, staff, and students.