The following workshops are presented periodically throughout each semester. Check Handshake for upcoming dates. If you would like one of these workshops presented for your organization, please contact ccadmin@hamilton.edu.

Connect 101Connect 101: Internship or CRE Search

  • Get tips and strategies for lining up a break in career-related experience (CRE)
  • Begin to develop your CRE plan and prospect list of potential organizations to target
  • Learn how to write an effective exploratory letter to reach out to potential organizations
Most beneficial for:
  • Students who can identify at least one career field of interest
  • Students who would like to pursue an internship or CRE

Connect 201Connect 201: Job Search

  • Begin to define criteria for types of opportunities to pursue
  • Learn why “apply and wait” does not work well
  • Use a SWOT analysis for their job search plan to uncover next steps
  • Learn how to develop and find contacts at organizations on their prospect list
  • Learn nuances of networking for the purpose of job search (vs. exploration)
Most beneficial for:
  • Senior seeking entry-level employment

Connect 301Connect 301: Internship, CRE, or Job Search Action Plan

  • Create an action plan for their internship/CRE or job search action plan
  • Develop a prospect list, timeline, and specific goals for their search
Most beneficial for:
  • Students who have attended Connect 101 or 201
  • Are working with a career advisor to set goals and strategy for their search
  • Would benefit from a structured approach for their personal search

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