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Career Services Presentation Request Information

Presentation Descriptions

APSU faculty, staff and students are encouraged to request presentations for courses (such as APSU 1000, Career Development or Senior Capstone), student organizations, or other related programming opportunities. Click below to submit your presentation request. If you do not recieve a response within 5 business days, please email careerservices@apsu.edu.

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All Classification Levels of Students

Career Services Overview of Services — The presentation will cover the services provided by the Office of Career Services and how to be utilize our department through a student’s tenure at Austin Peay State University.

Resume Writing 101 — Discover the importance and neccessity to have a well-crafted resume. Learn the components of resume and the value of a well-written resume. This session also address myths in resume writing. 

How to Use Jobs4Govs  (Best if done in computer lab type setting or have students bring laptops to class). Learn how to use Jobs4Govs to explore career options, apply for internships, part-time/full-time jobs and on-campus employment and graduate assistantships. Use GoinGlobal to explore opportunities abroad or to discover opportunities for H1B Jobs for International Students. Learn now to register for a career program, sign up for an on-campus workshop and more. All students and alumni should know how to use this system since they have access to it for LIFE!

Sophomore Level and Above

Tailoring Your Resume 201 — (Minimum of 1.5-hour requirement.Students must have already had Resume Writing 101 in your class, section, or organization in order for this to be effective. This session will define hard and soft skills employers are searching for, explain why you can no longer have only one resume and use it to apply for every job, and learn how to create tailored resumes to make you more competitive based on the experiences and educational abilities you bring to the table.

The Art of Interviewing — (Students must have a Resume on File in Jobs4Govs. Instructors must ensure this is confirmed prior to the presentation.) Be prepared for learn about tips and tricks to impress employers and beat the interview jitters!

Developing Your Personal Branding to Maximize Your Potential — Learn ways to enhance your personal brand. What does your brand say about it? How has social media influenced and tarnished your personal brand? Challenge yourself to get involved to enrich your collegiate experience.

Internship and Job Searching Best Practices — This session will discuss how to begin the internship and job search processes, why students should use Jobs4Govs, how to leverage other social medias and search platforms in your job search process, and services we provide to assist you, etc.

Junior Level and Above

Embarking on Your Federal Resume — This hands-on session will highlight the advantages of seeking Federal employment opportunities, and will provide you the specific skills and tools you need to complete your Federal resume and navigate the federal employment process in USAJOBS.GOV.

Introduction to LinkedIn — You will learn about online professional social media networking via LinkedIn. This presentation will teach you how to set up your account and create a business savvy profile for your target audience. Discover ways to connect to business professionals and job search using this tool.

Specialized Groups 

Disabilities and Employment — (Request available only by Veteran-specific organizations, Military Student Center, or Adult, Nontraditional and Transfer Student Center). In this session, you will gain an understanding of how to deal with issues related to your disabilities that may arise during job interviews, hiring, or in the course of your employment.  You will also learn about what the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) says an employer can or cannot discuss during a job interview, or after you receive a job offer, and you will learn about reasonable accommodation in employment.

Please read and adhere to the full presentation descriptions before making your request.