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These workshops are also on the Scott College of Business Calendar

Prerequisites for workshops must be completed prior to the workshop.

Click on one of the workshop titles to see more information about the workshop:

Advanced Public Speaking

Advanced Public Speaking

Recommended for juniors and seniors

Presented by: Dr. David Fleming

 

Before coming to the Zoom workshop, you must:

  • Make a list of key things good public speakers do
  • Make a list of benefits of public speaking

For admission into the Zoom Meis event, be prepared to share:

  • Student ID
  • List of key things good public speakers do
  • List of benefits of public speaking

During the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Participate in activities to improve public speaking skills
  • Engage in exercises to reduce public speaking stress

Dates:

  • Thursday, September 23 at 2 pm
  • Monday, September 27 at 12 pm
  • Tuesday, September 28 at 5 pm
  • Wednesday, September 29 at 2 pm (Zoom)

All Major Career Fair

All Major Career Fair

 

Date:

  • Wednesday, September 19 at 1 PM - 4 PM

Place:

  • Hulman Center
  • Meis Student Development Center

Building a Digital Mindset

Building a Digital Mindset

Recommended for all levels
Presented by: Dr. Cory Campbell

 

Before coming to the Zoom workshop, you must:

For admission into the Zoom Meis event, be prepared to share:

  • Student ID

During the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Examine what are the key skills for the future
  • Determine as to where your individual strengths and weakness lie.

Dates Presented:

  • Thursday, September 30 at 12pm
  • Monday, October 11 at 2pm
  • Monday, October 25 at 5pm
  • Thursday, November 11 at 11am (Zoom)

Cover Letters

Cover Letters

Open for all

Presented by: Dr. Kelly Wilkinson

 

Before coming to the Zoom workshop, you must:

For admission into the Zoom Meis event, be prepared to share electronically:

  • 991#
  • Comparison of skills and requirements
  • During the workshop, you are expected to:
  • How to determine the content to put in your cover letter
  • Determine resume skills versus application requirements

Dates Presented:

  • Wednesday, September 8 at 11 AM
  • Thursday, September 30 at 2 PM
  • Tuesday, October 26 at 5 PM
  • Wednesday, November 3 at 10 AM (Zoom)

Finding Your First Job

Finding Your First Job

Open For All
Presented by: Dr. Bahareh Javadizadeh

Before attending the Zoom Workshop, you must:

  • No Prerequisites

For admission into the Zoom Meis Event, be prepared to share:

  • Student ID

During the workshop, you will:

  • Understand the steps needed to find a job based on personality types, interest and preferences
  • Learn the tips about negotiating for first job
  • Communicate within workshop with other participants on topics.

Dates Presented:

Monday, October 11 @ 3 PM
Monday, October 25 @ 3PM

How Your Personality Works into the Workplace

How Your Personality Works into the Workplace

Open for sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Presented by: Kyle Harris

 

Before coming to the Meis Center, you must:

For admission to the Meis event, you must have:

  • Laptop with webcam capabilities
  • Your results including your 4 letter code to the workshop-printed off or on electronic device from the Jung Typology Test.
  • Student ID

During the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Review your personality preferences
  • Understand the opposite dichotomy of your preference
  • Understand communication styles based on different personality types
  • Communicate within workshop with other participants on topics.
  • Participation during the event is required and at the discretion of the facilitator

 Dates:

  • Monday, September 20 at 5 PM
  • Wednesday, October 6 at 2 PM
  • Thursday, November 4 at 2 PM (Zoom)

Improving Your Elevator Pitch

Improving Your Elevator Pitch

Open for all
Presented by: Dr. David Fleming

Before coming to the Zoom workshop, you must:

For admission into the Zoom Meis event, be prepared to share electronically:

  • Student ID
  • Outline of your elevator pitch

During the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Present your elevator pitch
  • Have a dialog about ways to improve your pitch

After the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Record and submit your revised pitch to the ISU Elevator Pitch competition by 11:59 PM on 10/22/2021 and upload to Google Drive

Prompt: In one minute or less, tell us about a major life experience that changed how you see the world and why they had such an impact. Time Limit: 1 minute max

Link to Scoring Sheet

Dates:

  • Monday, October 18 at 12 PM
  • Tuesday, October 19 at 5 PM
  • Wednesday, October 20 at 2 PM
  • Thursday, October 21 at 2 PM (on Zoom)

Internship Roundtable Discussion

Internship Roundtable Discussion

Open for all 

Presented by - Students in the Networks Program 

 

Before coming to the Panel, you must:

  • Bring your 991#
  • Identify at least one questions you would like to ask the panel        

During the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Gain practical advice to utilize as you search for an internship position or complete an internship
  • Participate by asking questions of the panel

Dates:

  • Tuesday, August 31 at 5 PM

LinkedIn 101

LinkedIn 101

Open for all

Presented by: Dr. Ricky Fergurson 

 

Before attending the workshop, you must: 

  • Set-up or update LinkedIn account 

For admission into the Meis Event, be prepared to share:   

  • Must show student ID 
  • URL to LinkedIn account  

During the workshop, you are expected to:  

  • Understand what makes good LinkedIn profile 
  • How to effectively use LinkedIn to network 

Dates:

  • Tuesday, October 5 at 12 PM
  • Tuesday, October 12 at 5 PM
  • Monday, October 25 at 4 PM (on Zoom)
  • Thursday, October 28 at 10:30 AM

Major Exploration Fair

Major Exploration Fair

 

Date:

  • Wednesday, October 20 at 11AM

Location:

  • DEDE I
  • Meis Student Development Center

Making the Most of a Career Fair

Making the Most of a Career Fair

Open for everyone

Presentation by: Teresa Dwyer

 

Before Coming to the Meis Center, you must:

  • Complete profile in Handshake - 100% completion rating
  • Review the employers attending one of the Indiana State University career fairs.
  • Select five employers that you want to meet.
  • Bring that list with you to the presentation.

For admission into the Meis Event, you must have: 

  • List of 5 companies attending one of the career fairs that interest you
  • Student ID

During the Workshop, you will:

  • Learn how to prepare for a career fair
  • Strategies to make yourself stand out – in a good way
  • How to make the most of your time at the career fair

Dates:

  • Tuesday, September 7 at 12:30 PM
  • Wednesday, September 8 at 5 PM
  • Thursday, September 9 at 2 PM
  • Monday, September 13 at 12 PM

Outlook Fundamentals

Outlook Fundamentals

Open for all

Presented by: Dr. Kelly Wilkinson

 

Before coming to the Zoom workshop, you must:

For admission into the Zoom Meis event, be prepared to share:

  • 991#
  • Ideas regarding using calendar

During the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Personalize your calendar
  • Discuss unique uses of the calendar

Dates:

  • Tuesday, September 14 at 2 PM
  • Monday, September 20 at 10 AM
  • Monday, October 18 at 2 PM (Zoom)
  • Tuesday, November 2 at 5 PM

Personal Branding

Personal Branding

Open for all 

Presented by: Dr. Ricky Fergurson 

 

Before coming to the Meis Center, you must: 

  • No Prerequisite 

For admission to the Meis event, you must bring: 

  • Laptop 
  • Student ID 

During the workshop, you are expected to:  

  • Understand the benefits of personal branding 
  • Identify ways to build your personal brand 
  • Participation during the event is required and at the discretion of the facilitator 

Dates:

  • Thursday, September 16 at 12 PM
  • Tuesday, September 21 at 5 PM
  • Wednesday, September 29 at 9:30 AM
  • Monday, October 4 at 3 PM (Zoom)

Public Speaking 101

Public Speaking 101

Recommended for Sophomore and Junior 

Presented by: Dr. Ricky Fergurson 

 

Before attending the workshop, you must: 

  • Make a list of challenges you face in public speaking 
  • Make a list of tips you have been given to be a better public speaker 

For admission to the Meis event, be prepared to share: 

  • Your 2 lists mentioned above 

During the workshop, you are expected to: 

  • Discuss how to become a better public speaker 
  • Discuss your experiences in public speaking 
  • Participate in exercises to become a better public speaker 

Dates:

  • Tuesday, September 14 at 5 PM
  • Wednesday, September 15 at 12 PM
  • Monday, September 20 at 4 PM (Zoom)
  • Thursday, September 23 at 10 AM

Sales Industry Panel

Sales Industry Panel

Presented By: Dr. David Fleming

 

Date:

  • Thursday, September 16 at 5 PM

Successful Interview Strategies

Successful Interview Strategies

Open for sophomores, juniors, and seniors

Presented by: Kyle Harris

 

Before coming to the Meis Center, you must:

For admission to the Meis event, you must have:

  • Laptop with webcam capabilities-Video MUST be on in Zoom session.
  • Job/internship posting specific to your career interest
  • Your 3 questions for an employer to ask at the end of an interview
  • Student ID

During the workshop, you are expected to:

  • Practice different types of interview environments and questions
  • Practice one on one or in a group with potential interview questions
  • Understand and answer behavioral interview questions utilizing the CAR method
  • Talk about different types of interviews and prepare for online interviewing
  • Know when and how to answer questions back to an employer
  • Participation during the event is required and at the discretion of the facilitator

Dates:

  • Monday, September 13 at 1 PM
  • Tuesday, October 5 at 5 PM
  • Wednesday, October 27 at 1 PM (Zoom)

Contact Us

Contact Us

Meis Student Development Center
Scott College of Business
Federal Hall
30 N. 7th St., Room FD124
Indiana State University
ISU-MSDC@indstate.edu
Phone: 812-237-4580

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Director:
Michelle Reeson
Michelle.Reeson@indstate.edu

ISU Career Center Liaison to the Scott College of Business
career-center@mail.indstate.edu

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