Students attending the LinkedIn Workshop at Career Services.

Programs and Workshops

Request A Career Center Workshop

Career Assistants are available to student organizations or residence halls to educate students in writing a powerful resume and/or better leveraging LinkedIn, among other topics.

To request a presentation, please email ca-request@miamioh.edu at least one week in advance of your workshop.

NOTE: the group is responsible for organizing the location and technology, if any, including:

  • laptop
  • projector
  • a blank wall or screen
  • any cords needed to connect the laptop and/or projector

Technology can be rented from King Library. If you have any questions, please email ca-request@miamioh.edu, noting the date, time, location, and workshop topic(s). You must guarantee at least 20 students will be in attendance.

Winter Term 2018

Basic Interviewing Skills Webinar (Required)

Learn about the Center for Career Exploration & Success, basic interviewing techniques, on-campus interviewing, and important dates and programs. Please note: anyone who intends to participate in on-campus interviewing and/or mock interviews must attend one Basic Interviewing Skills program before your interview or mock interview.

  • Wed., January 10, noon – 1 pm, Webinar
  • Fri., January 19, 3 – 4 pm, Webinar
  • Tues., January 23, 7 – 8 pm, Webinar

Spring Semester 2018 Programs and Courses

Career Development Course

The Center for Career Exploration & Success offers a two-credit, semester-long career development course: EDL 100 - Career Development for the College Student. EDL100 is open to first-year students and sophomores and takes students through the exploration process of learning about one's self (through testing and assignments), learning about majors and careers, and learning how to find the best "fit" between themselves and potential career paths.  

Communicating Your Skills

Creative Resumes

Applying for jobs in creative industries can require a special touch. This webinar will discuss successful ways students “break the rules” in creating creative resumes.

  • Sun., February 18, 5 – 6 pm, Webinar*

Cover Letters

Learn how to write a cover letter that effectively explains your experiences and why you are a good fit for the position for which you are applying.

  • Tues., February 6, 5 – 6 pm, ASC 2080

Resume Basics Workshops

This interactive session with the Career Assistants teaches resume basics, provides important tips and helpful feedback on how to format your resume and build a brand that resonates with employers.

  • Tues., January 30, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., January 31, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 6, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., February 7, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 13, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed,. February 14, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 20, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., February 21, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 27, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., February 28, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., March 6, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., March 7, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., March 13, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., March 14, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., March 27, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., March 28, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 3, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 4, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 10, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 11, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 17, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 18, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 24, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 25, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., May 1, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., May 2, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045

Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn

Networking can be intimidating. You’ve probably asked yourself who, what, where, when, and how to? This workshop will answer those questions while teaching an in-depth foundation on utilizing this important career expanding tool.

  • Tues., January 30, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., January 31, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 6, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., February 7, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 13, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., February 14, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 20, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., February 21, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., February 27, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., February 28, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., March 6, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., March 7, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., March 13, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., March 14, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., March 27, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., March 28, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 3, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 4, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 10, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 11, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 17, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 18, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., April 24, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., April 25, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Tues., May 1, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Wed., May 2, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045

Get a professional LinkedIn headshot for your profile for free. Look for our photographer at 0045 Armstrong Student Center:

NOTE: There will be no headshots the week of March 21
Wednesdays: 2:30 – 4:30 pm
Fridays: 11 am – 1 pm
Dress professionally for your industry, at least from the neck-up. No appointment necessary within scheduled times.

Career Assistant Drop-In Hours

Stop by for a review of your resume, cover letter, or LinkedIn profile, and ask questions about interviewing and job search resources. Drop-ins are held when classes are in session in the Armstrong Student Center 0045, with the exception of Thurs., Feb. 22, for the Spring Internship and Career Expo.

  • Sunday*, 4 – 8 pm, ASC 0045
  • Monday – Thursday, 2 – 8 pm, ASC 0045
  • Friday, 10 am – 2 pm, ASC 0045

Basic Interviewing Skills (Required)

Learn about the Center for Career Exploration & Success, basic interviewing techniques, on-campus interviewing, and important dates and programs. Please note: anyone who intends to participate in on-campus interviewing and/or mock interviews must attend one Basic Interviewing Skills program before your interview or mock interview.

  • Wed., January 31, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, ASC 2078
  • Mon., February 5, 7 – 8 pm, Webinar*
  • Tues., February 6, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, ASC 2080
  • Mon., February 12, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Webinar*
  • Tues., February 13, 12 – 1 pm, Webinar*
  • Wed., February 14, 7 – 8 pm, Webinar*
  • Mon., February 19, 7 – 8 pm, Webinar*
  • Tues., February 20, 6 – 7 pm, ASC 1066
  • Tues., February 27, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, ASC 1066
  • Wed., February 28, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Webinar*
  • Thurs., March 1, 12 – 1 pm, Webinar*
  • Tues., March 6, 6 – 7 pm, Webinar*
  • Mon., March 12, 12 – 1 pm, Webinar*
  • Tues., March 27, 7 – 8 pm, Webinar*
  • Wed., April 4, 7 – 8 pm, Webinar*
  • Mon., April 23, 12 – 1 pm, Webinar*

Mock Interviewing Opportunities

Practice Interviewing: Daily Mock Interviews

Just for you a one on one, 60-minute mock interview and critique to practice your interviewing skills without the pressure of an employer. Conducted by a trained student and/or Community Member Volunteer Mock Interviewer. You must sign up in Handshake at a minimum of 48 hours in advance.

Tuesday, September 5 to Friday, December 8*

  • Monday-Thursday, 8 am – 8 pm, Last interview starts at 7 pm
  • Friday, 8 am – 5 pm, Last interview starts at 4 pm

*Excluding holidays and Spring ICE, February 22

All Majors Mock Interview Event

Interviewing is a skill improved through practice. Gain real-world interviewing experience by practicing with a seasoned professional. You must sign up on our website in Handshake.

  • Thurs., February 15, 9 am – 5 pm, ASC 0045

Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives

International Students Resume Workshop

Developing an effective resume that highlights your relevant qualifications is crucial in a successful job or internship search in the US. This workshop includes strategies relevant to international students seeking employment in the United States.

  • Tues., February 13, 6 – 7 pm, MacMillan 212

Job Search Resources for International Students

This workshop will teach you how to use helpful job search resources such as LinkedIn, Handshake @Miami, and Myvisajobs.com. Learn how to create an appealing profile on LinkedIn and use it for career exploration, networking, and informational interviews. Please bring your laptop.

  • Thurs., March 1, 6 – 7 pm, ASC 1086

International Students Basic Interviewing Skills

Basic Interviewing Skills workshop for International Students provides exposure to US. cultural hiring practices and norms for interviews. Meets Basic Interviewing Skills requirement.

  • Thurs., March 8, 6 – 7 pm, ASC 0045

Career Summit

In partnership with the Student Success Center, the Career Summit brings together students, professionals and Career Center Staff to equip participants with the necessary tools to successfully prepare them for any workplace environment. This one-day conference includes a keynote address, etiquette lunch, and breakout sessions that focus on career development strategies.

  • Sat., March 10, 10 am – 3 pm, ASC 1066
  • Career Summit Break Out Session 1, ASC 1082
  • Career Summit Break Out Session 2, ASC 1086

International Students Mock Interview Day

This event will provide International Students the opportunity to practice interviewing in the context of the US job market. Sign up for a Mock Interview with an employer to practice answering common interview questions, get feedback on your interview style and gain confidence. Sign up in Handshake for this event, space is limited. Prerequisite: Complete Basic Interviewing Skills workshop and upload your resume to Handshake.

  • Thurs., April 26, 9 am – 5 pm, ASC 0045

Networking Etiquette Workshop

In collaboration with Office of Diversity Affairs we will explore the world of etiquette for professional networking events. Learn important soft skills and exhibit business-etiquette savvy for your next networking event. RSVP required.

  • Mon., April 30, 5:30 – 7 pm, ASC 1066

Career Fairs & On-Campus Recruiting

Creative Jobs @ Spring ICE

Learn how to identify employers who are searching for your creative and original skill set during this interactive workshop specifically designed for Creative Arts students. The workshop will cover how to deliver an introduction, highlight aspects of your portfolio, and talk to employers at Spring ICE.

  • Fri., February 16, 12 – 1 pm, CPA 109

Spring ICE Breaker Networking Event

Meet with Miami alumni and recruiters for a meet and greet to learn about opportunities for CAS majors the evening prior to Spring ICE. Co-sponsored by the Miami University Associated Student Government and Alumni Association. Professional attire highly encouraged. Please contact Matt Yepez at yepezmo@MiamiOH.edu to RSVP.

  • Wed., February 21, 4:30 – 6:30 pm, ASC 0045

Spring ICE Prep Week

Career Fair Prep Week: Wed. 2/14 – Tues. 2/20; Spring ICE: Thurs. 2/22

Stop by Armstrong 0045 for Spring ICE guidance, led by the Center for Career Exploration & Success’ Career Assistants.

Wednesday, February 14

  • Spring ICE Basics, 3 – 4 pm, ASC 0045
  • Spring ICE Basics, 5 – 6 pm, ASC 0045
  • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Resume Basics, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045

Thursday, February 15

  • Spring ICE Basics, 2:30 – 3:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Resume Basics, 4 – 4:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn, 5:30 – 6 pm, ASC 0045
  • Spring ICE Basics, 6:30 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045

Friday, February 16

  • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn, 11 – 11:30 am, ASC 0045
  • Spring ICE Basics, 12 – 1 pm, ASC 0045
  • Resume Basics, 1:30 – 2 pm, ASC 0045

Sunday, February 18

  • Spring ICE Basics, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, Webinar*
  • Resume Basics, 6 – 6:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045

Monday, February 19

  • Spring ICE Basics, 3 – 4 pm, ASC 0045
  • Resume Basics, 5:30 – 6 pm, ASC 0045
  • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045

Tuesday, February 20

  • Spring ICE Basics, 2:30 – 3:30 pm, ASC 0045
  • Resume Basics, 6:30 – 7 pm, ASC 0045
  • Networking: Leveraging LinkedIn, 7 – 7:30 pm, ASC 0045

See Drop-In schedule for individual reviews.

Spring Internship and Career Expo (Spring ICE) 2018

Explore internships and/or full-time employment with regional and national employers. For all interested students.

  • Thurs., February 22, 1 – 5:30 pm, Millett Hall

Interview Day at Millett Hall

Interview with employers you meet at Career Fair (by invite only).

  • Fri., February 23, 8 am – 5 pm, Millett Hall

On-Campus Recruiting Dates for Spring 2018

Over 260 employers come to Miami's campus annually to conduct over 4500 interviews across all majors. Check Handshake for details on postings and interview schedules.

  • Mon., January 29 – On-campus recruiting begins at ASC 0045
  • Fri., February 23 – On-campus recruiting at Millett Hall
  • Thurs., May 10 – On-campus recruiting ends in ASC 0045

Teacher Education Workshops & Events

Please note: any Education major who intends to participate in on-campus interviewing and/or mock interviews must attend either: (1) Making Employer Contacts & Interviewing (specifically for teacher education majors) or (2) Basic Interviewing Skills.  You only need to attend one of these programs during your time at Miami.

Job Search Basics for Teacher Candidates

Resumes and Cover Letters

  • Tues., February 13, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, ASC 1086

Making Employer Contacts & Interviewing

  • Thurs., March 1, 5:30 – 7 pm, ASC 2078

Teacher Job Fair Training

  • Mon., March 12, 6 – 7 pm, ASC 1086
  • Tues., March 13, 6 – 7 pm, ASC 1086

Teacher Job Fair 2018

Meet with school system representatives and interview with those in which there is mutual interest.

  • Wed., March 28, 8 am – 5 pm, Millett Hall

Additional Events

Nonprofit Career Exploration & Intern Expo

The Expo is a part of Miami’s Family Science and Social Work Week (March 5-9, 2018) and is open to all majors and recent graduates interested in exploring opportunities in Nonprofit Organizations and networking with staff about potential volunteer and internship connections.

  • Fri., March 9, 9 – 11 am, Shriver Heritage Room

Winter Term 2018

Experiential Learning Opportunities

LEAP Washington DC

  • January 10 – 12 (Wednesday – Friday)

LEAP San Francisco

  • January 8 – 10 (Monday – Wednesday)

Job Shadow Columbus/Cincinnati

  • Tues., January 23

Start Up Cincy Day

  • Fri., January 26