TAMIU Career Planning Workshop Series Underway

The Texas A&M International University Office of Career Planning and Placement is holding a series of free workshops to assist TAMIU students in achieving their career goals.

The workshops, which range in topics from job search strategies to time management skills, run through May.

The number of participants is not limited, however, students are asked to preregister to attend any workshop.

Registration forms are available from the Office of Career Planning and Placement, located in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library-Administration Building Room 157 West.

Sujatha Clemons, Director of the Office of Career Planning and Placement, urges University students to heighten their employment skills by attending these workshops.

"It is very important for students to prepare for their careers because the job market is so competitive now," she said.

Workshops scheduled for Spring 1996 include:

Career Development - Tuesday, March 19, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Disc Resume Placement Orientation - Monday, February 26, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m..; Tuesday, March 5, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Wednesday, March 20, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon; Thursday, April 4, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.; Tuesday, April 16, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.; and Wednesday, May 1, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Resume Writing - Friday, March 1, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.; Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, May 1, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon.

Interviewing Skills - Wednesday, February 21, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.; Monday, March 18, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, April 9, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Job Search Strategies - Tuesday, April 23, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., and Wednesday, March 27, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Re-careering - Thursday, April 25, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Successful Job Fair Interviews - Thursday, February 22, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ; Wednesday, February 28, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.; Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. ; Thursday, March 21, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.; Tuesday, March 26, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.; and Monday, April 1, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Stress Management - Monday, March 4, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., and Tuesday, April 30, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Time Management - Thursday, February 29, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m., and Monday, April 29, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Study Skills - Friday, March 1, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.

All workshops will be held in the Office of Career Planning and Placement.

For more information on the University's Spring `96 Workshop Series, call the TAMIU Office of Career Planning and Placement at 326-2260 or visit offices in Killam Room 157 West.

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wednesday - Friday.

14 February 1996