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Finding an Internship

According to national surveys, the number one criteria employers seek in recent hires is prior internship experience. This workshop covers all of the basics of finding that first internship. Popular websites, networking, and College resources are discussed. A brief overview of resumes, cover letters, the application process and college credit will also be discussed.

Wed. Mar 01, 2023
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Virtual Workshop: A link to this workshop will appear 15-minutes prior to the start of this workshop.

Instructor(s):
Rob DiCarlo, M.P.A - Associate Director of Career Design Center

20/20 seats remaining

Leadership Styles

Each individual has a leadership style that he/she prefers to use and to follow. It is valuable to recognize that different situations call for different leadership styles. In this interactive workshop you will learn about different leadership styles and you will review some of the effective uses of these leadership styles.

Wed. Mar 01, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

14/15 seats remaining

Coming Out (or not) at Work: Strategies for LGBTQ Professionals

In this workshop, participants will gain strategies for assessing the LGBTQ-friendliness of a workplace. Participants will also understand the costs and benefits of coming out at work. This workshop will cover various situations in which participants may or may not choose to come out, as well as strategies for doing so. Participants will engage in conversation with each other about fears and challenges related to coming out (or not) at work. 

Please note:

*This workshop is intended for LGBTQ-identified students.

**This workshop does NOT count toward the School of Business Professional Development (PD) Certificate

Wed. Mar 01, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
Charlotte Wade, M.A. - Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs for LGBTQ+ Life

17/20 seats remaining

Team Building

Team Building is critical to the success of any group that must work together. This session will cover the appropriate sequencing of activities and some basic tools for developing and enhancing teamwork. This workshop is an active learning session.

Wed. Mar 01, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

14/15 seats remaining

Intermittent Fasting: What is it, and is it right for you?

Come learn about Intermittent Fasting! What is it, and is it right for you?

Thu. Mar 02, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Virtual Workshop: A link to this workshop will appear 15-minutes prior to the start of this workshop.

Instructor(s):
Dr. Heather Carrera, DCN, MS, CNS, CDN - Nutrition and Wellness Manager, Campus Auxiliary Services
Series: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

16/20 seats remaining

Avoid March Madness: Gambling Prevention

Gambling prevention education can give you tools and tips for being responsible with sports betting.

Thu. Mar 02, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 114 (GOLD Leadership Center)

Instructor(s):
Pamela Kosmowski, LMFT, NCC - Alcohol and Other Drug Program Coordinator, Counseling Services
Series: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

20/20 seats remaining

Listening Skills

How do "good listeners" help others feel heard and understood? What qualities contribute to effective listening? This workshop will teach basic listening techniques by providing participants with the opportunity both to learn and to practice new skills.

Thu. Mar 02, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

4/10 seats remaining

Advanced Interviewing

Once the “Interviewing for Success” seminar is completed, join us for this game-changing practice session! In this advanced seminar, participants will apply their interview knowledge, acting both as an applicant and hiring manager. Participants will evaluate one another and receive peer feedback to become exceedingly more prepared and confident in navigating the interview process.

Fri. Mar 03, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Rob DiCarlo, M.P.A - Associate Director of Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Career Management NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Leadership NACE: Oral/Written Communications

0/40 seats remaining

LinkedIn, Creating a Professional Profile

Harness the full potential of LinkedIn! Participants will learn how to maximize the platform to articulate their personal brand, build their network, and learn from industry experts. Best practices to create a profile that gets results and insider’s tips will be shared, ensuring even the most advanced users the opportunity to learn something new!

Mon. Mar 06, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Rob DiCarlo, M.P.A - Associate Director of Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Career Management NACE: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications NACE: Teamwork/Collaboration

0/40 seats remaining

Time Management

As an involved and active student, it can be challenging to fulfill the responsibilities of both the "student" and the "leader" parts of your life! This session, facilitated by an active student leader, will provide tips and strategies on reconfiguring your time to effectively balance your academic, social, and leadership lives.

Mon. Mar 06, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

12/15 seats remaining

Practicing and Applying Relational Leadership

Dr. Susan Komives defined the relational model of leadership as a relational process of people together, attempting to accomplish change or make a difference to benefit the common good. This leadership model values being ethical and inclusive. This model also acknowledges the diverse talents of group members and trusts the process to bring good thinking to the socially responsible changes group members agree they want to work toward. This workshop will provide a brief introduction to the concept of relational leadership, offers examples of relational leaders, and provides strategies for honing your relational leadership practices.

Mon. Mar 06, 2023
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

13/15 seats remaining

Obtaining Civil Service Employment with State and Local Agencies

This workshop will provide insight and guidance in seeking employment with state and local governments.

Mon. Mar 06, 2023
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
Officer Christopher LoPiano - Police Officer, University Police Department
Series: UPD Life Skills Series

19/20 seats remaining

Leadership Concepts

Everyone has an opinion about leaders and what constitutes effective leadership. Everyone can be a leader and most of us will be called upon to lead at one time or another. Start or continue your leadership journey with this introductory session to the GOLD program and to the fascinating world of leadership concepts, myths, and possibilities. Within this highly interactive workshop, participants will engage in a variety of activities ranging from self-reflection on what leadership means to identifying with leadership philosophies of historical as well as contemporary leaders. The instructor will explain the nature and purpose of the GOLD program, the requirements for completion of the various certificates, and will guide participants through a foundational understanding of leadership.

Tue. Mar 07, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: APPROVED ELECTIVE WORKSHOP , Weeks of Welcome!

16/25 seats remaining

Introduction to Interviewing

In this introductory seminar, participants will examine the interview process from the perspective of hiring managers and learn how to successfully prepare for, and execute a strategic interview from start to finish. Participants will be asked to engage and practice answers in small groups.

Wed. Mar 08, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Heather Morens, M.S. - Career Coach, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Career Management NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications

-1/40 seats remaining

Running Effective Meetings

Effective and efficient meetings will keep your organization on track and encourage your members to keep coming back. This program will provide tips on setting the agenda, meeting procedures, interacting with participants, and following up.

Wed. Mar 08, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

13/15 seats remaining

Why Get Involved? An Introduction to Civic and Community Engagement

Civic and community engagement has a rich history that intersects with important social movements and encompasses a wide array of activities and applications. Actions in the field of community engagement can include: joining a group or club that is interesting to you, working on a cause or social justice issue that you are passionate about, helping with community projects, participating in local politics, or serving on the planning team for a community event. In this interactive workshop the instructor will provide both the historical and contemporary context for civic and community engagement, and will help you explore concepts, approaches, and applications related to service and volunteerism. This workshop will also include information and advice on how to successfully complete Diamond Certificate.

Wed. Mar 08, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
MacKenzie DeRider, M.S. - Interim Director of Volunteerism and Community Engagement

20/20 seats remaining

Safety and Self-Defense

Come learn the basics of self-defense! Given the physical and active nature of this workshop, please come to the workshop wearing comfortable clothing and shoes.

Wed. Mar 08, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Officer Erik Petersen - Police Officer, University Police Department
Series: UPD Life Skills Series

15/20 seats remaining

Equity vs. Equality

Equity and equality seem like they are interchangeable concepts but they are actually distinct from each other. In this workshop, you will develop an understanding of these two terms and how they play into becoming a better ally and developing fair and equitable environments for all. This is a required workshop for the Equity-Minded Leadership Certificate that satisfies the Allyship in Action requirement.

Thu. Mar 09, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Charlotte Wade, M.A. - Assistant Director of Multicultural Affairs for LGBTQ+ Life

15/20 seats remaining

Team Building

Team Building is critical to the success of any group that must work together. This session will cover the appropriate sequencing of activities and some basic tools for developing and enhancing teamwork. This workshop is an active learning session.

Thu. Mar 09, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

14/15 seats remaining

Listening Skills

How do "good listeners" help others feel heard and understood? What qualities contribute to effective listening? This workshop will teach basic listening techniques by providing participants with the opportunity both to learn and to practice new skills.

Thu. Mar 09, 2023
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

10/10 seats remaining

Job Search Strategies

Participants will review and evaluate key strategies and resources that provide the highest return on investment to execute a successful job search. Special attention will be given to navigating the virtual application process. Let’s work smarter, not harder! *Please bring your laptop!

Fri. Mar 10, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Heather Morens, M.S. - Career Coach, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Career Management NACE: Digital Technology NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications

0/40 seats remaining

Transitioning to the World of Work (*Business PD ELECTIVE*)

Successfully make the transition from college life to a professional internship, job, or graduate program. Learn effective habits, strategies, and employer expectations, for both remote and in-person experiences. Content is driven by multiple interviews with employers and alumni.

Mon. Mar 20, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Jessie Stack-Lombardo, M.S. - Director, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: APPROVED ELECTIVE WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Digital Technology NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Professionalism/Work Ethic NACE: Teamwork/Collaboration

0/40 seats remaining

Leadership Styles

Each individual has a leadership style that he/she prefers to use and to follow. It is valuable to recognize that different situations call for different leadership styles. In this interactive workshop you will learn about different leadership styles and you will review some of the effective uses of these leadership styles.

Mon. Mar 20, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service
Series: Weeks of Welcome!

12/15 seats remaining

National Nutrition Month: Beyond the Basics and into Personalized Nutrition

In celebration of National Nutrition Month, come learn about different trending diets and what the foundations of a healthy diet look like!

Tue. Mar 21, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Workshop: A link to this workshop will appear 15-minutes prior to the start of this workshop.

Instructor(s):
Dr. Heather Carrera, DCN, MS, CNS, CDN - Nutrition and Wellness Manager, Campus Auxiliary Services
Series: Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds

15/20 seats remaining

Career Exploration

Participants will be introduced to a variety of valuable career planning resources to assist with self-exploration, educational exploration, and career exploration. Academic choices, career exploration, and even decision making becomes easier and more successful as one’s self-knowledge of their interests, values, skills, and abilities increases. The presenter will also introduce “intentional engagement” and share that career planning is a flexible, cyclical process and there are many paths to achieve success over time.

Tue. Mar 21, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Heather Morens, M.S. - Career Coach, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Digital Technology NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency

16/40 seats remaining

Sustainability and Money

This workshop will teach students how to 'follow the money when thinking about environmental issues. The workshop will give an overview of some economic terms and then apply that language to environmental practices today.

Tue. Mar 21, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
Dan DeZarn, M.F.A - Director of Sustainability

16/20 seats remaining

Running Effective Meetings

Effective and efficient meetings will keep your organization on track and encourage your members to keep coming back. This program will provide tips on setting the agenda, meeting procedures, interacting with participants, and following up.

Tue. Mar 21, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

14/15 seats remaining

Introduction to Resumes

Tell a unique, compelling story through a well-written resume. Understand the components of a resume, effective guidelines, and contemporary recruitment strategies to create a resume that gets results.

Wed. Mar 22, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Jessie Stack-Lombardo, M.S. - Director, Career Design Center
Series: School of Business Professional Development Program: REQUIRED WORKSHOP

Competencies:

NACE: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving NACE: Global/Intercultural Fluency NACE: Oral/Written Communications

6/40 seats remaining

Finding Your Place in Civic and Community Engagement

Civic and Community Engagement is an active form of leadership for the common good. This, the second in the series of required Diamond Certificate Workshops, will explores your strengths, interests, skills, and ideals and how you can apply those to a range of community engagement activities and approaches. We will discuss philanthropy, direct service, advocacy, and capacity building, along with what it means to be a member, a volunteer, or a supporter of an organization or community. This conceptual framework for community service will help you narrow your thinking on how, and in what focus areas, you’d like to engage with the community. We will also explore ways you can get involved in the campus community, the Village and Town of Geneseo, the greater Livingston and Monroe County region, and beyond.

Wed. Mar 22, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 322/323

Instructor(s):
MacKenzie DeRider, M.S. - Interim Director of Volunteerism and Community Engagement

20/20 seats remaining

Leadership Identity Development

When did you first discover that there was such a thing as a leader? When did you decide that you could be a leader? When did you first experience leading? Can you remember what you did? Where do you think you are in the developmental process of leading? This session is based on the recent research on leadership identity development by the American College Personnel Association. Participants will critically evaluate the development of their personal leadership identity by connecting their own experiences and stages of development to this important theory. The workshop will also assist students in preparing their Personal Leadership Model.

Wed. Mar 22, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
College Union, Room 135 (Hunt Room)

Instructor(s):
Nick Palumbo - Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership and Service

8/10 seats remaining