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    • Tarrance MosleyTarrance Mosley

      Tarrance is available to help you with interviews and other services to get you ready for a career after graduation. He is also your go-to source for information regarding Resume Assistance, Cover Letter help, Internship Co-op Questions and more. Call today to schedule an appointment.

      Phone: 470-578-6555

      E-mail: tmosle10@kennesaw.edu

     

    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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      • Jan20
        Student Professional Development Conference - Kennesaw Time: 09:00 am Location: Prillaman Hall
      • Jan22
        Resume Workshop for Nursing Students Time: 12:00 pm Location: Prillaman Health Sciences, Indoor Plaza
      • Jan22
        30 Minute Guide to Career Planning - Kennesaw Student Center Time: 01:00 pm Location: Leadership Room

       

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