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Career Boost

Relevant career topics. Quick video episodes. Challenges to complete so you feel prepared.

Resume Prep

Navigate here to VMock Demo
Navigate here to VMock DemoSCU Career Center's Career Boost Season 2 Episode 5
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VMock Demo

In this episode, Kaitlin Boone provides a VMock demo and highlights key features to focus on when you're working to power up your resume.

Job Search

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Navigate here to Identify your Values
Navigate here to Identify your Values
Identify your Values

In this episode, Kristina Kwan discusses how to identify your values and reflect on how they may influence your career decisions.

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Employability Skills in the Sustainability Sector

Hear from the CEO of Sustainable Innovations, Antonio Barona, about trends in sustainability work and how to approach getting into the field. This event was presented as part of SCU's International Education Week 2021.

Navigate here to Peer Career Advisor Q&A: I Don't Have a Job or Internship Yet. Help!
Navigate here to Peer Career Advisor Q&A: I Don't Have a Job or Internship Yet. Help!
Navigate here to Peer Career Advisor Q&A: I Don't Have a Job or Internship Yet. Help!
Peer Career Advisor Q&A: I Don't Have a Job or Internship Yet. Help!
Are you starting to panic because you don't have a summer internship yet or a job lined up after you graduate?   In this Peer Career Advisor Q&A session members of our Career Center team and our Peer Career Advisors (Sydney, Kristine and Max) shared their experiences and addressed:
  • The current internship and job market
  • The cyclical nature of employer hiring practices and timelines
  • Career resources
  • Audience questions

Virtual Career Fair Prep

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Navigate here to Showcasing Your Summer to EmployersSCU Career Center's second boost episode
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Showcasing Your Summer to Employers

In this episode, Career Development Specialist Amy Peterson and Assistant Director for Employer Connections Melissa Thiriez share tips about how to develop strong accomplishment statements to showcase your skills and summer experiences to employers and highlight how to create an effective elevator pitch to introduce yourself to employers and other professional connections.

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Navigate here to Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs
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Preparing for Virtual Career Fairs

In this episode, Career Development Specialist Amy Peterson shares information about our upcoming virtual fairs, important tips, and resources to help you take advantage of these exciting upcoming events.

Virtual Interviewing

Navigate here to Developing Career Resilience: Advice from Recession Grads
Navigate here to Developing Career Resilience: Advice from Recession Grads
Navigate here to Developing Career Resilience: Advice from Recession Grads
Developing Career Resilience: Advice from Recession Grads

Alumni Panel Discussion (Classes of 2008-10)

Wondering what's next as you embark on a career in an uncertain economy? Hear from four SCU graduates who navigated their career journeys during the Great Recession. Learn how they built resilience in a challenging time and their advice to job seekers in a Covid world. Co-hosted by the Alumni Association and Career Center.