Workshops & Special Events

 Spring 2019 Internship Prep Program Workshops

All Internship Prep Program Workshops take place in 224 William Pitt Union – the classroom on the second floor.  Pre-registration is not required.  To get event reminders, register in Handshake!
Topics to be offered:  Resumes, Cover Letters, Networking & Searching, Interviews.

 

IPP Workshop Schedule Spring 2019

 


 

Internship Week 2019: January 28-February 1

Meet employers all week long! Plus snacks, giveaways, and passports to earn prizes! Complete details will be updated in Handshake.

 

Monday, January 28

Kickoff Event | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 224 WPU | Pizza, Prizes and Passports to earn a long-sleeve t-shirt

Finding Your Passion: Taking Initiative to Explore Career Options with Pitt Alum Donna Sanft | 4-5:15 p.m. | 224 WPU

Internship Workshop for Veterans | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 224 WPU

 

Tuesday, January 29 | Internship Prep Program Workshops

Resumes Presented by UPMC | 10:00 a.m. | 224 WPU
Cover Letters Presented by Pittsburgh Mercy | 11:00 a.m. | 224 WPU
Networking Presented by Williams | 12:00 p.m. | 224 WPU
Searching Presented by Pitt Internship Team | 1:00 p.m. | 224 WPU
Interviews Presented by Northwestern Mutual | 2:00 p.m. | 224 WPU
LinkedIn Presented by Cigna | 3:00 p.m. | 224 WPU

Engineering and Tech Networking Event | 6-7:30 p.m. | O’Hara Student Center Dining Room

 

Wednesday, January 30 | Internship Panels

Pre-Health & Pre-Med Panel | 12:00 p.m. | 548 WPU
Environmental & Sustainability Panel | 12:00 p.m. | 540 WPU
Media & Marketing Panel | 2:00 p.m. | 548 WPU
Museums & Galleries Panel | 2:00 p.m. | 540 WPU
Science & Research Panel | 4:00 p.m. | 548 WPU
Government & Politics Panel | 4:00 p.m. 540 WPU

 

Thursday, January 31

Internship & Volunteer Expo | 2:00-4:00 p.m. | WPU Ballroom

 

Friday, February 1 | Internship Prep Programs

Networking & Searching | 11:00 a.m. | 224 WPU
Resumes | 12:00 p.m. | 224 WPU
Cover Letters | 1:00 p.m. | 224 WPU
Interviews | 2:00 p.m. | 224 WPU

 


 

LinkedIn Programs

LinkedIn is one of the most valuable professional networking tools online. Having a strong profile, knowing how to build a strategic network, and being able to identify opportunities takes time and practice. Learn top tips from the Internship Team in a two-part series designed to set you up for networking success. Bonus: Each workshop includes lunch!  LinkedIn Lunch Series is open to undergraduate Pitt students only and advance registration for the two-part series is required.

 

LinkedIn Lunch Series #1

  • Friday, February 22, 2019 | Noon | 224 WPU
  • Friday, March 1, 2019 | Noon | 224 WPU

 

Linkedin Lunch Series #2

  • Friday, March 22, 2019 | Noon | 224 WPU
  • Friday, March 29, 2019 | Noon | 224 WPU

 

LinkedIn Lunch Series #3

  • Thursday, April 4, 2019 | Noon | 224 WPU
  • Friday, April 11, 2019 | Noon | 224 WPU