MCJ to hold Career Workshop on first day of Fall semester

Fresno State Focus set

The Media, Communications, and Journalism (MCJ) department at Fresno State will host a Career Workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday, Aug. 19 in the Education Building, ED 140. The workshop will feature presentations from experts on and off-campus designed to help students with career paths and other skills needed in finding internships and employment. It will conclude with an opportunity for students to have their resume reviewed and critiqued by hiring managers from local media organizations and human resource firms.

The workshop is free and open all to MCJ students.  

Career Workshop Schedule

Fresno State, Education Building, ED 140

Morning Session

9:00 a.m. – Welcome

9:15 – 10:00 a.m. – How To Prepare For A Profession
Debbie Young, Director, Career Development Center
Aleta Wolfe, Liaison with College of Arts and Humanities.

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. – How To Build Your Professional Brand
Betsy Hays, Chair, Department of Media, Communications and Journalism

10:45 – 11:30 a.m. – Tips For A Successful Interview
Brenda Budke, Executive Director, Sierra HR Partners, Inc.

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch

Afternoon Session

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – What Employers Look For, What Interns or Part-Time Workers Typically Do

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Resume Reviews

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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