Workshops

Fall 2017

Upcoming Career Development Events (Click Dates for Descriptions)

September 7, 2017, 9:00-3:00 pm, University Center Ballroom

Student Employment Fair, Career Services If you are a student seeking part-time employment during the academic school year, you are strongly encouraged to attend this job fair. Opportunities available will include Work Study, Non-Work Study, Part-time, On-campus, Off-campus and Volunteer Opportunities. 

September 8th, 10:00-10:50, GBB 123

The University just launched an amazing new network to find jobs, internships, volunteer and research opportunities, career fairs, events and more. The Handshake platform was designed by students for students with one goal in mind: to help you find your way to your dream career.  The more you do in Handshake, the smarter it gets! The more it knows about your career goals, internship and job interests, preferences and outcomes, the better able it is to deliver relevant up-to-date content directly to your feed. In this workshop you will learn how to set up your account, manage your profile but more importantly how to search and apply for jobs! 

September 13 2017 - 5:30-7:00 PM, GBB Piazza

The inaugural two hour event will be held in the Gallgher Business Building and student participants will work their way through a series of sessions including:

  1. Networking and elevator pitches with professionals from the business community
  2. Practicing proper business dining etiquette
  3. Taking professional headshots for LinkedIn accounts and other business needs
  4. Participating in an attire session with advice from business experts

Only 40 students can sign up, so sign up fast! Register

 

September 15, 2017 - 10:00-10:50 AM, GBB 123

How do you describe your hard skills in an interview?  Presented by ATG:  What are hard skills?  These skills are one that you learn in the classroom, they are skills sets that are quantifiable like computer programming, advancing in accounting classes. Things that require you to be proficient are often hard skills. Did you earn a certificate?  Type super-fast?  In this workshop you will learn how to describe these skills without sounding like you are reading off your resume! 

October 6, 2017-10:00-10:50 AM, GBB 123

Life at Google: Chris Wright was born in Butte, graduated from the University of Montana, and has been working at Google since 2003. He has worked on many projects at Google that span sales and marketing, and currently is a Product Marketing Manager working on Google Cloud. In this talk Chris will share his experience at Google, how his degree from a state university helped him make his way through a tech company and what life lessons he has learned along the way.  At the end of this talk Chris will be joined by a Google recruiter who will talk about internship opportunities. 

October 11, 2017 - 10:30-1:00 PM, GBB Main Lobby 

Employer Information Booths:  Ready access to business employers - many of whom are seeking to hire interns, part-time and full-time employees.  Even if students are not looking for a job or internship, they can build their professional network.  Click here for a list of participating employers.

October 13, 2017, 10:00-10:50, GBB 123

Resume Tips for the College Student by Paige Judnich: Who needs a resume in college? Everyone! As internships and post graduate employment become more competitive, it is crucial to continually build your resume throughout your college career to ensure your application materials stand out. This will help you get started or give you tips to update your resume.

 

 October 20, 2017, 10:00-10:50, GBB 123

Growing a Business With Digital Marketing by Kyle Pucko: At the end of this workshop, you'll be introduced to some of the cutting edge (free) marketing tools you'll be expected to be familiar with when entering a career in online marketing. Kyle will open the playbook into his own company's marketing strategy to show how they use these tools to help their clients and themselves reach a highly focused audience. If you're interested in marketing, entrepreneurship, business development, this workshop is for you. We'll also take time to actually set up a quick AdWords campaign, Facebook custom audience and learn the difference between marketing and media.

Bio: Kyle is the Co-Founder of GeoFli, a marketing software allowing anyone to change and replace website content based on visitor location. Working with companies like the University of Oregon, DecksDirect.com, and The Tile Shop, Kyle also founded Pintler Group, a digital marketing agency specializing in online lead generation and online revenue growth. Kyle grew up in Rochester NY and spent seven years in the marketing field before launching GeoFli. He loves Montana and believes Missoula can be a great place to launch a career and sharpen your skills. 

November 8, 2017 2017 - 10:30-1:00 PM, GBB Main Lobby 

Employer Information Booths:  Ready access to business employers - many of whom are seeking to hire interns, part-time and full-time employees.  Even if students are not looking for a job or internship, they can build their professional network.  Click here for a list of participating employers.

CANCELLED

November 8th- 4:00-4:50 PM, GBB 123 

Work ethic, Loyalty and Keeping your word in the workplace, By Jett Kuntz: Jett is the Vice President of NAPA and an alumni of the School of Business.  Work ethic and loyalty is one of the core competencies of the workplace.  In this workshop, Jett will share his experiences and go over some tips on how to be successful at any job.