PackPros

Student-centric workshops to get your foot in the door and land the dream job.

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PackPros is a FREE professional development and career readiness series led by Career Development Center Staff, Career Ambassadors, and leading employers from around the region. From LinkedIn to cover letters, we share our most useful job-seeking tips like:

  • Preparing for Career Fairs
  • Preparing Resumes
  • Covering Cover Letters
  • Prepping for the Interview
  • And more!

Peer-to-peer education combined with online resources and employer advice will ensure that you are career-ready.

Once you’re PackPro certified, you’ll receive a professional development certificate suitable to add on your resume and Linkedin profile.

Students can choose to attend in-person workshops, enroll in the PackPros online module through moodle, or a combination of both to earn certification.


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PackPros In-Person

Fall 2021 PackPros Professional Development Series

*All workshops are 45 minutes in length

PackPros TopicDate and TimeLocation
Prepping for Career FairsTuesday, September 7, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Preparing ResumesMonday, September 13, 5 p.m.3210 Talley Student Union
Covering Cover LettersMonday, September 20, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Creatively Searching for Jobs & Internships Using ePACKMonday, September 27, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Prepping for InterviewsMonday, October 11, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Learning LinkedInMonday, October 18, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Career ReadinessMonday, October 25, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Public SpeakingMonday, November 1, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Preparing ResumesMonday, November 8, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Covering Cover LettersMonday, November 15, 5 p.m.4280 Talley Student Union
Creatively Searching for Jobs & Internships Using ePACKMonday, November 22, 5 p.m.3222 Talley Student Union
Prepping for InterviewsMonday, November 29, 5 p.m.3221 Talley Student Union

Prepping for Career Fairs
They're your big chance to make a great first impression. Learn how to strike up the right conversation.

Preparing Resumes
Job recruiters, on average, spend six seconds looking at your resume. Make them take a second glance with these tips

Covering Cover Letters
They're your chance to humanize your application and show a bit of your personality, but how much do you show? We'll tell you.

Creatively Searching for Jobs & Internships Using ePACK Learn how to maximize your job/internship search with multiple strategies and how ePACK can fit into your search

Prepping for the Interview
It's the make-or-break moment: The interview. Being prepared for it isn't just a good idea, it's a necessity.

Learning LinkedIn
Round out the perfect job application with a stunning LinkedIn profile. Job recruiters will look at it. We promise.

Networking on LinkedIn
Never before has it been easier to connect with potential job offers and hiring managers online. We'll show you how.

Career Readiness
Find out if you're ready for the next step.

Public Speaking


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