Skill Development Events & Webinars

Rapid Resume Reviews


Do you want to feel more confident in your resume’s ability to secure a job interview? Attend this free virtual event and get resume advice from the experts. Meet one-on-one with professional volunteers, learn the key components of an effective resume, and learn how to showcase your strengths and accomplishments.

These events are a quick review of your resume by up to 8 volunteers (including HR representatives, professional engineers, and professional geoscientists). Space is limited—register early to avoid disappointment!

Rapid Resume Reviews

January 4 & 5, 2021 (choose ONE date)
5:30 - 7:00pm

 

Speed Mock Interviews


Do you want to feel more confident in your ability to perform well at a job interview? Attend this free virtual event and get interview advice from the experts. Meet one-on-one with professional volunteers, learn the best interview tactics, and how to showcase your strengths and accomplishments.

These events are a quick review of your interview skills by up to 8 volunteers (including HR representatives, professional engineers, and professional geoscientists). Space is limited—register early to avoid disappointment!

Speed Mock Interviews

January 13, 2021
5:30-7:00 p.m.

 

Learn Microsoft Products

 

Microsoft Word I Webinar

If you use Microsoft Word for essays, reports or academic papers, this session is for you. Learn all about Word’s hidden characters and commands so that it does what you want it to do. You will especially love it if you have to type a report and need a table of contents. This is not an introductory course, so get ready to take in some great tips and timesavers!

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Non printing characters and codes
  • Changing default settings
  • Tables
  • Getting things to line up quickly (Tabs and indents)
  • Paragraph spacing
  • Styles
  • Table of contents
  • Keyboard shortcuts

January 11, 2021
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Register for Word I

Microsoft Word II Webinar

Do you want to change things up in your document such as different headers and footers or orientation (portrait/landscape)? Don't get frustrated; creating sections is the answer. This session will teach you how to create sections, add customization, and covers many other topics designed to make your life easier.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Working with sections
  • Chapter and book formatting with different headers
  • Formatting reports/articles/academic papers (cover page, table of figures, page numbers, references, formatting columns, etc.)
  • Automate things (auto text, autocorrect, toolbars, macros)
  • Citation management
  • Equation shortcuts

January 18, 2021
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Register for Word II


Microsoft PowerPoint Webinar

How would you like to add a "wow factor" to your next PowerPoint presentation? Learn how to use this powerful program to clearly present your information and data to different types of audiences.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • How to make presentations more visually appealing and target to different audiences
  • Transitions and Animations
  • Tables
  • Auto spacing of figures
  • Formatting tips
  • Managing slide images and data
  • Tricks for technical presentations (linking an excel data table/graph to PPT, editing a table during a presentation)
  • Keyboard shortcuts

January 25, 2021
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Register for PowerPoint