The Carson Career Spring Series will introduce a variety of virtual professional development workshops to better prepare you for upcoming online career fairs and networking events. Content will focus on several topics ranging from online branding, networking, job offer negotiation and more. These events will also give you the chance to network with employers, enhance professional development, and learn about internship and career opportunities.
The Carson Career Spring Series is FREE to all WSU students, alumni, staff, and faculty.
Register and learn about the virtual sessions below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You will need to register for each session.
For a full list of employers attending Career Networking Night (CNN) and to learn more about featured employers, See Here
The Carson College of Business thanks our employer partners for their support of Career Networking Night and the Carson Career Series.
HOW TO NEGOTIATE A JOB OFFER
Wednesday, February 17, at 5 pm- 6:30 p.m. PST
Are you graduating this semester and seeking full-time positions? Then you need to practice negotiating your first job offer to maximize your chances of receiving the best salary, start date, benefits, potential signing bonus, and relocation package. Students must arrive by 5:00 PM to participate in the interactive workshop portion, led by Dr. Hunter and Dr. Tripp, followed by a panel discussion with guest speakers from Cintas.
Featured Employer: Cintas Corporation
CAREER INSIGHTS: OPTIMIZING HANDSHAKE, LINKEDIN AND AIRMEET
Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 12- 1 p.m. PST
Get yourself noticed by putting your best digital foot forward. Join WSU career specialists, Leanne Ralstin and Aimee Tejeda Lunn, to learn how to utilize LinkedIn and Handshake for networking, job search, and internship opportunities and learn about the features offered in the new Airmeet Platform.
Featured Employer: WSU Carson Center
INTERNSHIP Q AND A WITH T-MOBILE
Monday, February 22 at 12-1 p.m. PST
Join WSU Alumni and T-Mobile leadership as they answer your questions regarding the T-Mobile Internship program. Network with current staff and learn how to connect with this opportunity for Summer 2021.
Featured Employers: T-Mobile
CNN: RESUME REFRESH
Tuesday, February 23 at 12-1 p.m. PST
Ever wonder what an employer looks for in a resume or what they think of yours? Get instant, personal feedback on your resume from recruiters attending Career Networking Night (CNN). Learn first-hand about companies’ resume preferences to get a step ahead before CNN. As part of this experience, you will also connect with our panel of business students who can answer your questions about what to expect at Career Networking Night. Spots are drop-in only and first come first serve. Remember to arrive on time and have a PDF of your resume ready to share.
Featured Employers: Cintas Corporation, Enterprise Holdings, Ferguson Enterprises, LLC., Northwestern Mutual – Puget Sound, Nova Association Management Partners, LLC, Silver Cloud Inns & Hotels
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS WITH SLALOM: KICKSTARTING AND NAVIGATING YOUR CAREER
Tuesday, February 23 at 5-6 p.m. PST
No career path is linear. How do you navigate the inevitable peaks and valleys you will encounter? Hear from Slalom professionals as they share their career journeys, lessons learned, and answer your questions on what it takes to manage your career. They will also share insights into their company and career opportunities on the horizon.
Featured Employers: Slalom
CNN NETWORKING PANEL: NAVIGATING NETWORKING IN A VIRTUAL WORLD
Wednesday, February 24 at 12-1 p.m. PST
How can you make the most of your Virtual Career Networking Night (CNN) experience? What are some ways to stand out during your 1:1 with employers? Learn directly from industry recruiters attending CNN about what it takes to find success in the virtual networking world. Join this panel for insights and Q&A, in preparation for your networking experience.
Featured Employers: Cintas Corporation, E. & J. Gallo Winery, Ferguson Enterprises, LLC., Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
CAREER NETWORKING NIGHT (VIRTUAL)
Wednesday, February 24 at 5-7 p.m. PST
Career Networking Night will be a 2-hour virtual event featuring top businesses (e.g., E & J Gallo Winery, Cintas, Fisher Investments) who are looking for ambitious and motivated students to fill their internship opportunities and full-time job offers. This networking event will be hosted on the Airmeet virtual platform. Students will be able to network and connect directly with various internship and job opportunities from employers wanting to hire Carson Cougs. Handshake registration is required to receive event admission link. Sign up today!
Featured Employers: : For complete list, See Here