Academic and Career Workshops

Grad School – Unscripted
Thursday, September 12, 2013 | 6 p.m.
Ragan Writing Center

Find out what graduate school is really like from those who know it best: current grad students.  A graduate student panel comprised of students from a variety of disciplines and graduate schools will be available to answer all of your questions about the application process, the experience, finances, and more!

Extreme Makeover – Resume Edition
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Office of Student Success, Hackney Library

Is your resume in need of a complete makeover?  Or perhaps just some minor touch-ups?  No matter where you are in the process, bring your resume to our resume clinic and get it ready for its big job search, graduate school, and/or career fair reveal!  No appointment needed.

America’s Next Top Nurse
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 | 11a.m. – 1 p.m.
Hardy Alumni Hall

At Barton’s annual Nursing Career Day, you will have the opportunity to participate in go-sees with a variety of nursing employers and graduate school programs.  Dress to impress in your best business attire and see if you can land that perfect job, externship, or graduate degree program to put you on track to be America’s Next Top Nurse!

OSS: Most Extreme LinkedIn Challenge
October 2013

Complete all of the LinkedIn Challenge “obstacles” by the end of October to make it to the final stage – a drawing for a Keurig Mini Brewer, an iTunes gift card, and other great prizes.  Be on the lookout for additional mini-challenges throughout the month to earn extra entries in the drawing.  Challenge details coming in September.

The Major Matchmaker
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 | 11 a.m.
Hardy Alumni Hall

Fall in love with your future at the annual Majors Fair.  You will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from all Barton majors to learn more about them and find your soulmate major.  Will it be love at first course?

The TeXt Factor – Making the Most of Your Textbook
Thursday, October 10, 2013 | 11 a.m.
Hackney Library Classroom

When opening up your textbook, there are plenty of items competing for your attention such as bold font, bright colors, pictures, graphs, and bulleted lists. With all of these different options, it is hard to determine what should steal the spotlight when reading. Attend the The TeXt Factor to learn how to judge what information is most important when navigating through your textbook.

Extreme Makeover – Resume Edition
Thursday, November 14, 2013 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Office of Student Success, Hackney Library 

Is your resume in need of a complete makeover?  Or perhaps just some minor touch-ups?  No matter where you are in the process, bring your resume to our resume clinic and get it ready for its big job search, graduate school, and/or career fair reveal!  No appointment needed.

Say Yes to the Test – Strategies to Conquer Final Exams
Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 11 a.m.
Hackney Library Classroom

Have you ever gotten an exam back and thought, “Oh no, I studied the wrong things,” or “I did not explain that in enough detail.” If this sounds like you, come to this workshop to hear about strategies to help you adequately prepare for tests and finals so you can say “Yes to the Test!”