Professional Development and Career Readiness


Internship Fridays


In order to make sure that students get the most out of their internships, the College of Liberal Arts has established a series of speakers and interactive workshops open to CLA students who are completing internships. 

Offered on select Fridays throughout the academic year, these events provide opportunities for students to build professional skills such as interviewing and networking, as well as discuss internship and related career issues.

Fall Semester Internship Fridays Events

""Internship Panel: How to Make the Most of Your Internship
Friday, September 6, 10 – 11 am @ PH1-141

Stand Out Careers – Speaker: Viet Hoang
Friday, October 4, 10 – 11 am @ LA2-120

Happiness + Success – Speaker Melanie Whitney
Friday, November 1, 10 – 11 am @ PH1-141



To download a PDF version of the Fall Event calendar, please click here.


Career Readiness

To help students prepare for finding an internship, the College of Liberal Arts offers career readiness workshops and one-on-one career coaching sessions.

Topics include:

"" Resume and Cover Letter Writing "" Internship Search Tools & Techniques
"" Networking "" Interviewing preparation

Fall Career Readiness Events

"" Workplace Professionalism 
Tuesday, September 10, 12:30-1:30 PM @ PH1-101

Build a Better Resume
Wednesday, September 25, 2:00-3:00 PM @ SSC-122

Ready, Set Goals!
Tuesday, October 8, 2:00-3:00 PM @ SSC-122

The Art of Networking
Wednesday, October 23, 12:30-1:30 PM @ SSC-122

Are You LinkedIn?
Monday, October 28, 2:00-3:00 PM @ SSC-122

Build a Better Resume & Cover Letter
Tuesday, November 5, 12:30-1:30 PM @ SSC-122

Nail the Interview
Thursday, November 7, 2:00-3:15 PM @ SSC-122

Internship & Job Search Strategies
Thursday, November 14, 2:00-3:00 PM @ LAB-206

Fall Campus Events

The Career Development Center also hosts a variety of workshops and events to help students prepare for and apply to internships. For more information about these events, visit

Career Closet Pop-Up
Thursday, October 17, TBD @ TBD

Career Readiness & Internship Academy
Three-part series with advanced registration required
Thursday, October 3, 12 – 4 PM @ TBD
Thursday, October 17, 12 – 4 PM @ TBD
Thursday, November 7, 12 – 4 PM @ TBD

To reserve a spot at our events, visit CareerLINK, click on Events, then Workshops or Job Fair, select the event and RSVP.
For more information and updated event times and locations, visit


To download a PDF version of the Fall Event calendar, please click here.