• Eduction Fair

    Education Job Fair

    Hundreds of students will be seeking full-time employment, as well as part-time and internship opportunities within their masters and baccalaureate degrees.

 

Workshops for Education Majors

      • FRESHMAN YEAR

        • Learn as much as you can about the KSU Community
        • Make connections with peers. Get involved with student organizations. Get to know your
          academic adviser, department staff, and faculty.
        • Develop good personal and study habits. Start off with a good GPA.
        • Meet with your Advising Team at The Department of Career Planning & Development
        • Attend career fairs and career-related workshops and programs to learn more about the education career field.
        • Volunteer or work part-time (on or off campus) to identify interests and develop skills.
        • Post positive content on social media platforms (personal and professional) and update your profile information as well as your privacy settings
        • Register in the CPD’s online job services system (handshake)

        SOPHOMORE YEAR

        • Conduct information interviews with KSU alumni and other professionals working in your
          field of interest.
        • Expand your knowledge and learn what you can do with your major.
        • Actively develop your leadership skills through campus and major-related student organizations.
        • Update Handhake profile
        • Meet your Advising Team at The Department of Career Planning & Development
        • Develop a resume and have it critiqued. Begin looking for opportunities using handshake.
        • Explore study abroad programs, and increase global awareness.
        • Post positive content on social media platforms (personal and professional) and update your profile information as well as your privacy settings.
        • Continue to maintain good grades.
      • JUNIOR YEAR

        • Formulate your job or graduate school search timeline and plans with the assistance of a Career or Faculty advisor.
        • Update your resume in Handshake to include relevant job and academically related experiences.
        • Attend the SPRING EDUCATION CAREER FAIR and career-related events to explore, and expand your network of potential employers.
        • Start researching graduate/professional school possibilities. Register and prepare for admissions tests, such as the GRE, LSAT, MCAT, or GMAT.
        • Prepare for major-related experience such as TOSS and student teaching.
        • Identify areas of weaknesses - e.g., writing or presenting. Take courses to improve these
          weaknesses.
        • Continue to build your network. Create a LinkedIn account. Identify and contact potential
          job and graduate school references.
        • Maintain good grades to graduate with honors. Don’t lose focus.
        • Post positive content on social media platforms (personal and professional) and update your profile information as well as your privacy settings.

        SENIOR YEAR

        • Complete Petition to Graduate paperwork.
        • Meet with your Career Advisor to discuss job search strategies or finalize your graduate school/professional career search timelines and plans.
        • Add field experiences to your resume and meet with your Career Advisor for content review
        • Update and finalize your online resume as well as update your social media presence.
        • Post positive content on social media platforms (personal and professional) and update your profile information as well as your privacy settings.
        • Utilize the CPD resources (handshake, On-Campus Interviews, Career Fairs) to assist with your
          job search.
        • Ask faculty and employers for letters of recommendation for employment or graduate school.
        • Research school district/organizations and the career opportunities they offer.
        • Practice for interviews using the online practice interview software InterviewStream and schedule a face-to-face mock interview with your Career Advisor.
        • Notify your Career Advisor when you are offered a job.
        • Stay connected and give back to KSU.

        GRADUATE STUDENTS

        • Meet with your Career Advisor to discuss job search strategies and transferable skills from previous careers outside education if applicable.
        • Add field experiences to your resume and meet with your Career Advisor for content review.
        • Update and finalize your online resume as well as update your social media presence.
        • Post positive content on social media platforms (personal and professional) and update your profile information as well as your privacy settings.
        • Utilize the CPD resources (Handshake, On-Campus Interviews, Career Fairs) to assist with your job search.
        • Ask faculty and employers for letters of recommendation for employment or graduate school.
        • Research school district/organizations and the career opportunities they offer.
        • Practice for interviews using the online practice interview software InterviewStream and schedule a face-to-face mock interview with your Career Advisor.
        • Notify your Career Advisor when you are offered a job.
        • Stay connected and give back to KSU.

     

     

    Upcoming Events

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    • Aug22
      Writing a Winning Resume Workshop - Marietta Time: 12:00 pm Location: Student Center Ballroom B
    • Aug22
      Walk-In Hours with a Career Advisor Time: 02:00 pm Location: See Description
    • Aug24
      NAAAP Diversity Career Fair (Non-KSU Event) Time: 11:00 am Location: InterContinental Buckhead Atalanta

     

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