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
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
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – What Employers Look For, What Interns or Part-Time Workers Typically Do
- Bryan Harley, Executive Director, CMAC
- Joe Kieta, Executive Editor, The Fresno Bee
- Jim Jakobs, Assistant News Director, ABC 30
- Jill Wagner, APR, Idea Emporium
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Resume Reviews