Career Development Workshops

Planning for Your Next Career Move (BECAR250)
You have goals for your job, but how about your career? Being ready for your next career move means preparing early. In this workshop, you’ll begin to frame a goal and a plan to build and sustain momentum.
Date: 7/31 Time: 12:00-1:30pm

Interests in Life and Work (BECAR150)*
The term “Interests” has very specific meaning in career development. Clarify how your interests influence the work you enjoy through the Strong Interest Inventory. Explore how interests relate to job families and opportunities on campus.

*Pre-work required - see details online at the UCB Learning Center.

Date: 8/7 Time: 12:00-1:30pm
The Skills You Bring (BECAR153) 
The skills you enjoy and feel confident about contribute to strong performance and high satisfaction. Explore your transferable skills – the ones that support your career mobility and adaptability.
Date: 8/16 Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Job Search Effectiveness (BECAR355) 
We all know the importance of writing a good resume and responding to interview questions. But these tasks don’t stand alone. This workshop explores the structure of an effective job search in the UC Berkeley context.
Date: 8/21 Time: 12:00-1:30pm

Work Style and Your Career (BECAR151)*
It’s no surprise that people like to approach tasks differently. Understanding your preferences and those associated with various work roles can help you make informed effective choices. This workshop uses the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

*Pre-work required - see details online at the UCB Learning Center.

Date: 8/29 Time: 12:00-1:30pm

Effective Resume Writing (BECAR350)
Create a resume that gets attention and results. Learn how to create a document that highlights your transferable skills and the strengths of your unique work history.

Date: 9/6 Time: 12:00-1:30pm

Your Values at Work (BECAR152)
Values contribute to the meaning and satisfaction we find in work. This workshop offers a chance to clarify your highest-priority work related values, and explore avenues for enhancing alignment in your values and your work.

Date: 9/12 Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Professional Online Networking Basics (BECAR354)
Using LinkedIn to represent your experience and expertise, build and maintain your network, and explore your professional field
Date: 9/18 Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Interviewing for the Job (BECAR352) 
Job interview skills are important whether you are switching fields, seeking an advanced position along your current path, or just keeping your skills sharp. This workshop provides an effective framework for expressing your qualifications.
Date: 9/26 Time: 12:00-1:30pm

Informational Interviewing (BECAR351)
Thinking about an interesting career move? Have questions about the field or how to get there? Expand your career strategy toolkit by learning how to conduct effective informational interviews.

Date: 10/4 Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Job Interview Practice (BECAR353)
Practice what you learned in Interviewing for the Job in this supportive small-group practice session.  Nothing helps build confidence quite like practice and supportive feedback.
Date: 10/23 Time: 12:00-1:30pm

ENROLL at the UCB Learning Center, Category: Professional Skills and Career Development. For more information, contact Terrie Moore at, or (510) 664-5068.

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