Emerald Leadership Certificate

EMERALD CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE
The Emerald Certificate has been designed to help students develop and apply lifelong career development skills to the world of work as a student employee or a full time career professional, or both. Students will learn strategies to navigate workplace issues, develop an awareness of appropriate behavior in professional settings, and prepare for the transition to a career after college. Workshops will provide opportunities to enhance personal and professional skills that are workplace expectations and help prepare students for promotions and higher level supervisory positions.

The Emerald Certificate will be awarded upon completion of eight workshops, including the four required workshops (Finding an Internship, , Preparing Your Resume, Ne6tworking 101 & Writing Cover Letters that Get You the Interview) and submission of journal reflections for each workshop.

REQUIRED WORKSHOPS:

  • Finding an Internship...9/16, 11/12, 2/15 & 3/23
  • Preparing Your Resume... 9/8, 11/9, 2/9 & 4/6
  • Networking 101 - How to Make a Lasting Impression...10/21 & 2/4
  • Writing Cover Letters that Get You the INterview...10/29, 11/18, 2/23 & 3/22

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS:

  • Applying for Service Jobs AmeriCorps VISTA & RYY...11/17
  • Assertiveness Training...9/9 & 2/3
  • Can Social Networking Sites Do It All...3/28
  • Career Connections Networking Reception...10/18
  • Day in the Life – Health Care...11/2
  • Day in the Life – Human Resources 2/9
  • Day in the Life - Human Services...3/30
  • Day in the Life - Law/Legal Services...9/17
  • Day in the Life - Marketing/PR/Advertising...3/8
  • Deconstructing the Interview...12/9
  • Developing Supervision Skills...11/16 & 3/7
  • Developing Your Brand and Image...8/27
  • Dining Etiquette Luncheon...9/28, 11/2 & 3/10
  • Discover the Seven Secrets of Schmoozing Success...2/3
  • Etiquette Dinner...2/16
  • Exploring Your Future through the Strong Interest Inventory...8/27 & 10/19
  • Interviewing Skills for Jobs & Internships...9/10,11/3, 3/21 & 4/12
  • Is it Your Job or Your Passion? Visioning Your Future...12/1
  • Meeting the People Who Will Change Your Life...12/8
  • New Employee Session... 9/9
  • Office Etiquette...10/5 & 2/2
  • Post Graduate Opportunities Abroad...11/19
  • Speed Networking...11/19
  • Social Media and Your Job/Internship Search... 11/10
  • Strengths Based Leadership...8/27
  • The Elevator Speech...10/26, 12/3, 2/2 & 4/5
  • True Colors: What Color Are You...11/16
  • Unpacking Study Abroad...9/29 & 1/21
  • Using Your Personality Type: The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator...4/5
  • What is a Gap Year & Why Should Consider It?...11/11
  • Women's Networking Dinner...3/2
  • Write for Success...10/27 & 3/1
  • Writing Cover Letters that Get You the Interview...10/29, 11/18, 2/23 & 3/22
  • Writing Your Grad School and Scholarship Application Essays...9/10 & 1/28