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Building a Strong Foundation: Identity-Centered Career Planning

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The Career Center
The Career Center Conference Room (715 South Wright Street, Champaign)
Mar 4, 2024   5:00 - 6:00 pm  
Dr. Pankaj Desai

This workshop is being offered as part of the Identity-Centered Career Development (ICD) Workshops Series. Please search Handshake for all workshops in this series. 

Join us for a dynamic and interactive 60-minute workshop designed to empower students from diverse backgrounds in their career planning journey. This session is crafted to provide practical insights and hands-on activities to help you build a strong foundation for your future. This workshop is tailored to address the unique needs and challenges faced by first generation students, typically belonging to a group historically underrepresented in education which typically includes African Americans, American Indians/Alaskan Natives, Latinx, Pacific Islanders, etc.. 

In this workshop, we'll dive into the essentials of crafting a compelling resume that showcases your unique strengths. Whether you're starting from scratch or looking to refine existing documents, we've got you covered. Also, unlock the power of LinkedIn as a strategic tool for networking and professional growth. Learn how to leverage this platform to connect with professionals, find mentors, and discover exciting career opportunities. Join us for this empowering workshop, and leave with tangible tools, insights, and a renewed sense of confidence as you navigate your career path. Let's build a strong foundation together! 

For additional information, please reach out to Dr. Pankaj Desai, Senior Assistant Director for Inclusion Initiatives at The Career Center at pankaj1@illinois.edu 

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