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The Career Center is available to collaborate with academic units to help support career development needs and initiatives. This can be everything from presentations and workshops, training for new staff and faculty, integrating career competencies into the curriculum, and advertising career development related events to students. Contact Career Center staff to discuss how the CALES Career Center can support your academic unit and students.


Academic Unit Initiatives – Support for CALES academic units related to career development – brainstorming, strategic planning, employer outreach, student awareness, etc. Reach out to explore ways the Career Center can support your initiatives.

Career-Related Presentations and Workshops
Submit request form below at least five business days prior to the preferred date.

  • Classroom presentations, delivered in-person or virtually, on general or customized career topics.
  • Interactive workshops designed to empower students in their career journey. Workshops provide practical insights in an engaging format. Topics include:
    • BIG INTERVIEW (Mock Interviews)
    • Resume Building
    • Creating your Cover Letter
    • Skills vs. Qualities
    • Dressing for Success in Today’s World
    • Networking Strategies
    • Crafting your Elevator Pitch
    • Researching Jobs and Aligning Values
    • Requesting Letters of Support/Recommendation
    • Navigating Career Fairs
    • Writing Personal Statements
    • LinkedIn Profile Optimization
    • Salary Research and Negotiation


Competency Curriculum Integration – The CALES Competencies are a cornerstone of career development in CALES and articulating how courses are integrating, supporting, and developing the competencies is a value-add for students. If faculty would like to discuss how they can integrate the competencies into their courses or discuss how they are already integrating them and how they can be articulated to students, the CALES Career Center can support this. Contact Career Center staff for a consultation.

Faculty Career Champions – As liaisons between their academic units and the CALES Career Center, Faculty Career Champions are responsible for performing select activities and tasks designed to strengthen the Career Center’s reach and impact on students. Champion activities and tasks will align with and support the Career Center’s vision to become the national model for competency-based career and entrepreneurial leadership development in colleges of agriculture and the life sciences.

Presentation/Workshop Request Form

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