Career Workshops

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Workshops are available throughout the year on career-related topics, such as dining etiquette, interviewing, networking, and resume and cover letter writing. Individual appointments can also be scheduled to review any of the workshop topics if the schedule of events does not meet your individual timeline.  Career Development Workshops will include:

Fashion Show, Life After Sweatpants, February 24

In coordination with area businesses and student models, the KWU Career Center is hosting a fashion show, to help transition students to the workplace.  On Monday, February 24th at 7:00pm in the Fitzpatrick Auditorium in Sam's Hall of Fine Arts, students will see professional outfits for day-to-day wear in a professional office setting, as well as current trends for business wear for job interviews.   

2014 Etiquette Dinners, February 26

The KWU Career Center will coordinate dinners, in partnership with employers, to provide social development skills for students.  The Etiquette Dinner will be on Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 7:00pm.  Students will learn how to network and conduct themselves professionally and participating employers will have a chance to network and meeting future candidates.   For information to participate in the Etiquette Dinner, please contact Dane Baxa at dane.baxa@kwu.edu or 785-827-5541 ext. 1162

Teacher Interview Day, March 6

KWU students seeking to become certified elementary and secondary school teachers will have access to scheduled Teacher Interview Days.  On Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 8:00am to 5:00pm, in the Mabee Arena and Hauptli Student Activity Center, the Career Center will coordinate with principals and human resource directors from Kansas school districts to interview potential candidates for open teaching positions.  Teacher Interview Days will be in the Spring semester with education students receiving specifc information as the event draws nearer.   

KWU Career Expo, April 8

The 2014 Kansas Wesleyan University Career Expo wil be on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in the Kansas Wesleyan University Hauptli Student Activities Center from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  Employers may reserve an 8 foot table and space by emailing Dane Baxa at dane.baxa@kwu.edu or 785-827-5541 ext. 1162. 

Mock Interviews

Kansas Wesleyan University provides mock interviews and professional critiques to help you become more comfortable in interview situations.  Mock interviews are  available by appointment to guide you through the interview process and help you sharpen your skills for a professional interview.