Career Advantage Activities

Earn Career Advantage Points Toward A Certificate or Graduation Cords

15 points = Career Advantage Certificate
40 points = Career Advantage Graduation Cords

Career Advantage Points by Activity

 

Activity Name

Reference Name

Points

Reference email address

Completed a career assessment (FOCUS2)

Emma Harris

2

jackson@calu.edu

Met with my career coach in CPDC

CPDC GA

2

recruit@calu.edu

Completed a job shadowing experience (e.g., field experience, practicum, clinical) or informational interview using ProNet on Hire CALYOU - provide name and e-mail or phone number of professional/organization you shadowed and name of specific contact person you shadowed

 

Rhonda Gifford

3

gifford@calu.edu

Completed a service learning experience in my class

Diane Hasbrouck

3

hasbrouck_d@calu.edu

Completed a cooperative education (co-op) experience (paid, career-related experience registered through CPDC

Internship GA

10

internctr@calu.edu

Completed an internship (registered through Cal U Internship Center) or field education (registered through the Social Work Department)

Internship GA

10

internctr@calu.edu (Internship)

 

bergamasco@calu.edu (SOW)

Joined a student organization (list organization)

Pam DelVerne

2

delverne@calu.edu

Held a leadership position in a student organization (list organization and position held in OrgSync)

Pam DelVerne

5

delverne@calu.edu (your club's OrgSync profile must be up to date with current officers for this to be approved)

Completed the Career Planning class (XCP 194)

Lisa Solomon Driscoll

10

driscoll@calu.edu

Completed the Career Readiness class (UNI 200)

Nathan Knopp

10

knopp@calu.edu


Completed a study abroad experience (**provide date and location)

John Watkins

6

watkins@calu.edu

Registered and uploaded a resume on Handshake (online career center)

CPDC GA

2

recruit@calu.edu

Created a LinkedIn profile (www.linkedin.com)

CPDC GA

2

recruit@calu.edu

Completed a practice interview in CPDC

CPDC GA

2

recruit@calu.edu

Activity Name

Reference Name

Points

Reference email address

Attended a career workshop hosted by CPDC (**provide date and topic of workshop - see list of workshops below )

CPDC GA

2 points each workshop

recruit@calu.edu

Attended a job fair, career fair or networking event (*see list of fairs below chart) and provide date and name of event attended

 

CPDC GA

2 points each event

recruit@calu.edu

Participated in an on-campus interview or information session hosted by CPDC and provide date/company name

Krissie Doppelheuer

2 points each interview /
session

doppelheuer@calu.edu

 

 

*List of Job/Career Fairs/Networking Events (worth 2 points unless otherwise noted):

  • Cal U Block Party
  • Cal U Career Week
  • Cal U Fall Job & Internship Fair - 4 points
  • Mon Valley Job Fair
  • WestPACS Job & Internship Fair (at Monroeville Convention Center)
  • College to Career Conference - 6 points
  • PERC (Teacher fair at Monroeville Convention Center)
  • Cal U Networking Event & Fashion Show  - 4 points
  • Cal U Unique Careers in Education
  • Cal U Women's Networking Event
  • IUP Accounting Career Day
  • SciMathTech Interview Day
  • @pgh.cafe Technology Job Fair (in Pittsburgh)
  • Other : _________________

 

 

**List of Workshops:

  • Gaining a Career Advantage
  • Using FOCUS2 to Find the Perfect Career for You
  • What Can I Do with a Major in …?
  • How to Find an Internship or Co-op
  • Resume Workshop
  • Interview Workshop
  • Networking 101 & LinkedIn
  • Social Media Workshop
  • Professional Dress Workshop
  • Job Fair Prep Workshop
  • Other ____________________