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    1. 1. MAKE ‘EM WORK (& PLAY) IN YOUR CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSES & WORKSHOPS Cher Yazvac, Purdue University Veronica Rahim, Purdue University
    2. 2. Game Plan <ul><li>Wheel of Fortune </li></ul><ul><li>Holland Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Post Your Passion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brainstorm Majors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How’s It Play Out? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prove It!! </li></ul><ul><li>NetWORK the Room </li></ul><ul><li>Name That Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Give Yourself A Point </li></ul><ul><li>Job Search Quiz & Stories </li></ul><ul><li>You’re the Recruiter </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, __ __ </li></ul><ul><li>__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __. </li></ul>__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __.
    4. 4. Six Interest Types Realistic Invest Artistic Social Enterp Conven Have athletic or mechanical ability, prefer to work with objects, machines, tools, plants or animals, or to be outdoors. Like to observe, learn, investigate analyze, evaluate or solve problems . Have artistic, innovating or intuitional abilities and like to work in unstructured situations using their imagination and creativity . People who like to work with people to enlighten, inform, help, train, or cure them, or are skilled with words. People who like to work with people, influencing, persuading, performing, leading or managing for organizational goals or economic gain. People who like to work with data, have clerical or numerical ability, carry out tasks in detail or follow through on others' instructions.
    5. 5. Social S Cooperation Generosity, Service to others People skills, verbal ability, listening, showing understanding Teaching, explaining, helping People, team work, human welfare, community service values Potential skills Work activities Interests
    6. 6. Social <ul><li>Helpful </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding </li></ul><ul><li>Outgoing </li></ul><ul><li>Idealistic </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative </li></ul>
    7. 7. Enterprising E $ $ $
    8. 8. Enterprising <ul><li>Persuasive </li></ul><ul><li>Self-confident </li></ul><ul><li>Enthusiastic </li></ul><ul><li>Leader </li></ul><ul><li>Sociable </li></ul><ul><li>Assertive </li></ul>
    9. 9. Conventional C
    10. 10. Conventional <ul><li>Organized </li></ul><ul><li>Accurate </li></ul><ul><li>Conscientious </li></ul><ul><li>Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy processing data </li></ul><ul><li>Attention to detail </li></ul>
    11. 11. Realistic R Interests Work Activities Potential skills values Machines, Tools, Outdoors Operating equipment, using tools, building, repairing Mechanical ingenuity and dexterity, physical coordination Tradition, practicality, common sense
    12. 12. Realistic <ul><li>Athletic </li></ul><ul><li>Mechanical ability </li></ul><ul><li>Prefer to work with objects, machines, tools, plants or animals, </li></ul><ul><li>Like outdoors </li></ul><ul><li>Practical </li></ul>
    13. 13. Investigative I Interests Work activities Potential skills Values Science, theories, ideas, data Performing lab work, solving abstract problems, researching Math, writing, analysis Independence, curiosity, learning
    14. 14. Investigative <ul><li>Inquisitive </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical </li></ul><ul><li>Scientific </li></ul><ul><li>Observant </li></ul><ul><li>Think abstractly </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy working independently </li></ul>
    15. 15. Artistic Interests Work activities Potential skills Values Self- expression, Art appreciation Composing, Music, writing, creating visual art Creativity, Musical talent, Artistic expression Beauty, originality, independence, imagination A
    16. 16. Artistic <ul><li>Creative </li></ul><ul><li>Intuitive </li></ul><ul><li>Imaginative </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy art, drama, music or writing </li></ul>
    17. 17. Prove Your Skills <ul><li>List 2 skills, positive traits, or something you are good at doing </li></ul><ul><li>Write an accomplishment that demonstrates that skill </li></ul>
    18. 18. <ul><li>When Happy Heppy is thrown to you state your name and a skill (something you’re good at) </li></ul><ul><li>The group responds “prove it” </li></ul><ul><li>State the accomplishment you have written to show your skill </li></ul>
    19. 19. NETWORK THE ROOM
    21. 21. Give Yourself a Point! <ul><li>Presented at a conference within the last year </li></ul><ul><li>Revised your resume or CV within the last 3 years </li></ul><ul><li>Read PD-related materials during office hours </li></ul><ul><li>Completed no work at your lunch hour in the last week </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborated with an outside colleague on a project </li></ul><ul><li>Chaired a committee for an org. within the last 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Received a work related award within the last 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>Published a document within the last 5 years </li></ul><ul><li>Earned a promotion within the last year </li></ul><ul><li>Spoke to a student with a rescinded-offer this semester </li></ul>
    22. 22. GYP Questions for Students <ul><li>Completed, reviewed, and revised a resume within the last 6 months </li></ul><ul><li>Conducted an informational interview </li></ul><ul><li>Researched a company during a job search </li></ul><ul><li>Have an internship lined up for the summer </li></ul><ul><li>Read an article on interviewing </li></ul><ul><li>Attended a career-related workshop or career fair </li></ul><ul><li>Done a mock interview </li></ul><ul><li>Prepared a 2 minute introduction: “elevator pitch” </li></ul>
    23. 23. JOB SEARCH QUIZ & STORIES What was her first position? Kathleen is a 3.4 senior who has done some research and held several leadership positions. She knows she’s not super interested in research, especially in a small lab. She really wants to work for the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. A. Quality control at Abbott B. Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
    24. 24. What was her first position? Cynthia is a 2.5 senior who knows she’s not interested in bench science. She doesn’t really know what types of positions might fit for her. She doesn’t see herself as very marketable for or interested in graduate school right now. A. Pharmaceutical sales rep for Pfizer B. Start up company lab manager
    25. 25. What was his first position? Rex is a 3.3 senior who didn’t get into vet school. He felt devastated and hadn’t really thought about other options, but now knows he needs to get a job. A. An animal trainer for metro zoo B. Biotechnology clinical studies
    26. 26. You’re The Recruiter
    27. 27. Research Technician in a Neuroendocrine Laboratory in the Department of Medicine <ul><li>The candidate will contribute to ongoing research programs designed to identify the biochemical, neuroendocrine and genetic factors that contribute to the development of alcoholism. Primary responsibilities will include coordination and execution of studies using behavioral, neurochemical, and neuropharmacological approaches to study the interaction between various neurotransmitters in the control of alcohol drinking behavior using a rodent model of alcohol dependence. A bachelors degree is required. Undergraduate course work in anatomy, biochemistry, genetics, statistics and/or computer science would be useful.. </li></ul>
    28. 28. BIOGEN Sales and Marketing Representative <ul><li>This professional will promote AVONEX® by conveying complex clinical and reimbursement information to neurologists, allied professionals, local MS chapters, and other key stakeholders in the MS community. Strong interpersonal skills and initiative are needed to foster solid partnerships with these groups, probe customer needs, and develop and implement strategies that deliver the greatest benefits to the greatest number of MS patients. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree and biotech, pharmaceutical or related sales experience demonstrating success in sales situations. Computer literacy also essential . </li></ul>
    29. 29. Environmental Health and Safety Trainer <ul><li>This is an exceptional opportunity for a rising star to grow and shine in a challenging, exciting role. Challenges will include refinement of your presentation and training expertise as well as developing the interpersonal skills required to be a value driven consultant to today’s top high tech, biotechnology, and multi-industry clients. You will assist and then gradually take on the full training role as your skills and experience grow. Qualified candidates must have a BA/BS in biological sciences, environmental, industrial hygiene, or chemistry, and 1 –2 years training or field experience in a medical or safety area such as EMT, Paramedic, RN or related. An ability to present information in a clear, logical manner, with enthusiasm and creativity are strongly desired. Previous Emergency Response Team training a plus! </li></ul>
    30. 30. MAKE ‘EM WORK (& PLAY) IN YOUR CAREER DEVELOPMENT COURSES & WORKSHOPS Cher Yazvac, Purdue University Veronica Rahim, Purdue University Wrap Up and Debriefing