Cyclone Career Strategy

The goal for the Cyclone Career Strategy is to provide a time-bound and organized opportunity to research, investigate and develop a career search plan. This strategy provides 4 steps that will help you develop an active career plan: 1.) self-assessment, 2.) building a network, 3.) participating in Informational Interviews, and 4.) developing SMART Goals. All within a suggested time-limit of 10 hours.

Sessions

What have others learned from this workshop?

This series is a 4 week, 1-hour workshops that will allow students and postdoctoral scholars to develop a career plan. We will be introducing the Cyclone Career Strategy. The goal is to provide a time-bound and organized opportunity to research, investigate, and develop a career search plan.

Attendance at all four sessions is HIGHLY recommended! Please register for each week separately.

Date Time Location Topic  
Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 0274 Heady Hall Session A - Week 1: Informational Interviews and Networking Registration
Thursday, September 26, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 0274 Heady Hall Session A - Week 2: Mock Informational Interview with Professional Registration
Thursday, October 3, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 0274 Heady Hall Session A - Week 3: Self-assessment of Skills, Interests, and Values Registration
Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 0274 Heady Hall Session A - Week 4: Developing SMART Goals for Career Plan Registration
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM 1204 Kildee Hall Session B - Week 1: Informational Interviews and Networking Registration
Wednesday, October 9, 2019 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM 1204 Kildee Hall Session B - Week 2: Mock Informational Interview with Professional Registration
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM 1204 Kildee Hall Session B - Week 3: Self-assessment of Skills, Interests, and Values Registration
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM 1204 Kildee Hall Session B - Week 4: Developing SMART Goals for Career Plan Registration

Please sign up for each week individually. More information contact Karin Lawton-Dunn, kldunn@iastate.edu.


1.) Build a Network: (Spend no more than 3 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "Building a Network"

2.) Self-Assessment (Spend no more than 2 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "Self-Assessment"

3.) Informational Interviews: (Spend no more than 3 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "Informational Interviews"

4.) SMART Goals: (Spend no more than 2 hours on this step) Click here to toggle information about "SMART Goals"