The Quintessential Careers Real World Clinic is a series four 35-minute empowering workshops covering a variety of career, college, and job-search related topics designed specifically for college students.
Interested in having the Real World Clinic at your college, career center, or library? Email Dr. Randall Hansen.
Current workshop topics include:
You’ll want to bring your resume to this informative and highly interactive session! Resume basics — and advanced techniques — are discussed, but the main benefit from attending this seminar is having your resume questions answered and your resume critiqued as part of this dynamic program. You’ll also see examples of effective and ineffective resumes. Can’t make the workshop? Go to the Quintessential Careers Resume Tutorials.How to Wow Them in the Job Interview
Employers and hiring managers complain that one of the biggest weaknesses of college student and college grad interviewees is a lack of understanding and preparation at the job interview. This session will cover everything you need to know about interviewing, from preparation and planning beforehand, to tactics for nailing the interview, and additionally, things you need to do after the interview. Can’t make the workshop? Go to the Quintessential Careers Job Interviewing Tutorial.
Networking for Success
Did you know that most job-seekers get their jobs through networking? Are you as confused as so many others are about how to effectively network in your job and career search? Networking is an amazing tool to help uncover job leads and learn more about career fields, but it is also the most misunderstood aspect of job-hunting. This informative seminar removes the mystique of networking and shows you not only why it works, but how it works. Can’t make the workshop? See an overview of the Networking & Informational Interviewing Workshop.
If you are new to job-hunting, or need a detailed refresher on the ins and outs of how to develop a job-search strategy, this seminar is perfect for you. You’ll learn everything you’ll need to know to plan your job-search, including job-hunting research and strategies, resume and cover letter development, career fair strategies, networking, as well as salary and job-offer negotiation. Can’t make the workshop? Go to the Quintessential Careers Job-Search 101 Tutorial.
Get That Internship -� and Excel in It!
One of the best ways to not only gain valuable work experience but to also fine-tune your career aspirations is by tackling one or more internships. Employers hiring new grads want to see work experience in your career field — and internships are the way to obtain that experience. This session will show you how to research, find, and succeed in one or more internships. Can’t make the workshop? Go to the Quintessential Careers Internship Tutorial.
Finding Your Career Passion
Are you still searching for that career path that truly excites and motivates you? Not sure about your major? This seminar shows you how to begin the process of a deeper self-assessment of interests and abilities. You’ll also learn how to use this new information about yourself to find majors and careers that are right for you. Can’t make the workshop? Go to the Quintessential Careers Career Passion Tutorial.
How to Work a Career Fair
Career fairs are great opportunities for students to learn how to interact with employers, build network contacts, find internship opportunities, and interview for possible jobs after graduation. This seminar teaches you all the strategies and techniques that you should be accomplishing before, during, and after the career fair — a great primer or refresher for anyone planning to attend a career fair. Can’t make the workshop? Go to the Quintessential Careers Career Fair Tutorial.
Succeeding in the Real World
After almost an entire life spent going to school, having summers off, and not living on your own, those days and weeks after college graduation can not only be a shock to the system, but something many grads are simply unprepared for. This seminar serves as a guide for achieving success after college, filled with insights, tips, and tools to assist you in the transition from college to career. Can’t make the workshop? Go to the Quintessential Careers Real World Tutorial.
Please note that we are always open to suggestions for new workshop topics.
Workshops presented by the Quintessential Careers executive team: Founder Dr. Randall Hansen (learn more about Dr. Randall Hansen) and Creative Director Dr. Katharine Hansen (learn more about Dr. Katharine Hansen).
If you are looking for an expert speaker, see also this section of Quintessential Careers: Quintessential Careers Career Speakers Bureau.