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Career Services

Job Search Events

Career Hacks: How To Get An Internship

Networking, Skill-Development, and Job/Internship Opportunities

The series consists of five events focused on assisting students to network with employers, professionals, and like-minded peers, developing marketable skills, and, ultimately, obtaining internship/job positions. Students will interface with local professionals, develop their professional presence online, and gain the opportunity to apply to interview for a variety of exciting positions through this series of events! 

If you are a Foothill student interested in obtaining an internship/job, networking, or developing career-relevant skills, we hope you’ll join us at the following events!

Internship Event Dates & Descriptions

Students who want to gain experience, a job, or an internship are strongly recommended and can benefit from attending these events in sequence.




2023 Winter Quarter Events

Career Hacks Student Signup

Networking 101                  

⏰Jan 25, 3-4:30 PM

📍Hearthside Lounge

(Club Hosted) Improve your networking skills at the workshop! You'll gain valuable tips and tricks for effective networking, as well as have the chance to meet, network, and receive immediate feedback from industry professionals. You never know, you might even form a real professional connection that could prove to be invaluable in your career journey!





Handshake 101                 

⏰Feb 1, 12-1 PM

📍Hearthside Lounge

(Sponsored Event) Become well-acquainted with Handshake, the college's platform for connecting students with internships and jobs. By attending this workshop, you’ll learn how to access, navigate, and leverage the college's platform to your advantage. Gain access to opportunities and connect with companies attending the Foothill Internship/Job Fair in advance!



Interview 101                 

⏰ Feb 8, 3-4 PM

📍Heartshide Lounge

(Club Hosted) You've landed an interview for an internship. Now, what do you do?  In this workshop, you'll learn about the skills needed to complete a successful interview, gain insight into what interviewers are generally looking for in a candidate, and tackle common interview questions to ace your interview! 



LinkedIn 101                 

⏰ Feb 15, 12-1 PM

📍Hearthside Lounge

(Sponsored Event) Create a professional LinkedIn profile that will stand out to potential employers! This workshop will provide you with hacks, tips, and strategies from a LinkedIn expert on how to create an effective and engaging profile.  You'll learn how to optimize your profile for search, build a professional network, and gain insight on how to best showcase your skills and experience! 



Internship/Job Fair                

⏰ Feb 22, 12-1 PM

📍Dining Hall

(Sponsored Event) The College Job and Internship Fair is here! This is your chance to show off your new skills and meet with companies and professionals looking to hire students like you. Bring your resume and be prepared to network. Attend Handshake 101 and use the application to learn more about the companies that are coming and to connect with them beforehand. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to jumpstart your career!



 

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