The Veteran Academic Resource Center (VARC) has teamed up with national recognized non-profit Andrew Vernon Associates to offer a FREE 90 minute interactive presentation on career readiness to provide focused refresher training for student veterans.
Student Veterans will learn the necessary skills to successfully transition from being a college student to earning a job in a career commensurate with their degree and experience.
Ideally, students will participate in this training at least one semester
prior to graduation.
Presentation covers the following areas:
I. Principles of Getting a Job
• Create a schedule
• Paths to employment
• Identifying transferable skills
• Professional introduction
• Networking & mentorships
II. Career Research and Development
• Available resources
• Conduct fact-finding calls
• Salary determination
• American job centers
• Personal branding
• Social media
III. Job Application Process
• Cover letters
• Virtual job fairs
• Negotiating & compensation package
• Federal job and veteran’s preference
To RSVP email Joshua.Johnson@ucf.edu. Please RSVP no later than WEdnesday, October 13, 2020.
Look forward to seeing you there!