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Resume Critique

Your RESUME presents a picture of YOU... work experience, education and training, skills, abilities.This is your opportunity to put your BEST self forward.

Resume Video

Cannot attend a workshop, watch an 8 minute video to learn tips on how to format your resume and what information to include.
Go to the: Q, Student Services, Left hand side of the page, click on Career Services, Informational Resources

Resume & Cover Letter

A resume is the first impression a potential employer has of a job candidate. During this workshop, students will learn how to create a resume that stands out from others, ensuring that their resume is professionally marketing themselves, and catches the employer’s eye. Students will discover which skills are needed in the 21st century and how to highlight them on a resume. This workshop will teach students how to write and format their resume, tailoring it to fit the co-op or job they are applying for.  Students will also learn how to create an effective cover letter.

Interview Skills /MOCK Interviews

During this interactive workshop, students will learn how to prepare for an interview and learn what to expect once they are there. We cover some of the most commonly asked interview questions and learn how to answer these questions in addition to answering more difficult questions such as, gaps in employment history. This workshop will help students prepare for every step of their interview from planning their interview attire, answering questions effectively, to getting a job offer. Students will also learn how to create an account on Interview Stream to utilize the program as a tool to practice and hone their interviewing skills and to gain access to additional related resources.

Dress for Success

  • Business Professional or Business Casual: What's the difference? Learn different options of appropriate attire for the career fair, job interviews and your next job!
  • Learn what to wear, how to prepare and what to expect during your next job interview
  • Career Services staff can provide one FREE professional outfit to ace that next job interview!!!

Co-op Orientation

The orientation will offer a detailed discussion covering the cooperation education (co-op) requirements. Students will learn how to find an appropriate cooperative education placement through networking and using Purple Briefcase. We will discuss how students may be able to use a relevant current job to fulfill their cooperative education requirements. Students will receive a packet of the required forms needed for their co-op and will learn how to complete each of the forms. Information about pre-placement requirements such as CORI, SORI, and references will be given along with the steps needed to have a successful co-op experience.

Put Your Career in High Gear: Prepare for the QCC Career Fair

Get your resumes ready and learn how to present yourself during a Career Fair. What to bring, say, and do to get an interview after the fair.

Workplace Etiquette

This workshop covers professional conduct within the workplace, and work related activities. Students will learn what is acceptable and unacceptable within a business environment, such as, the way one relates to their supervisors/co-workers and customers, behaviors while at work, and how one speaks/communicates to/with people. The workshop will explore what it means to look & act like a professional, covering wardrobe, communications skills, telephone etiquette, and social media presence, in addition to providing some tips about best practices and tricks to becoming professional within the workplace. We will discuss what it means to dress business casual versus business professional and how to conduct yourself as a professional in the workplace.

Fall 2019 workshop schedule