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Workshops & Events  Contact the Career Services Office if you need additional information on Workshops & Events, 908-526-1200 x8334 or  carrie.rafanello-bazar@raritanval.edu.    For workshop cancellations due to inclement weather, please contact the main college line at 908-526-1200 or refer to www.raritanval.edu. Cancellations due to reasons other than inclement weather will be posted at the location of the event and on this web page. 

Please note that workshops are not necessarily in chronological order, but grouped according to topic.   

Career Services workshops qualify for inclusion on your Academic Leadership Transcript. See http://www.raritanval.edu/studentserv/slife/SETranscript.html for more information.




Tues. April 5    

Thurs. April 7

 What Should I do with my Life? 

Need help figuring out your future career plans? Confused about next steps? 

Join this discussion about career planning basics and find out more about majors and careers 
that might fit you best! 

Thurs. Feb. 18 

 Wed. Mar. 16


  Internships & Cooperative Education:  Where do I Begin? 

Participating in either an internship or a credit bearing work experience (co-op)
is an essential part of your college education. 

Come learn… 

-- the difference between co-ops and Internships. 

-- how to get paid or receive credit for your work experience. 

-- if you are eligible to participate. 

-- how to get started. 

 *students must attend this workshop or have an individual appointment before internship participation. 

   Additional info on internships at www.raritanval.edu/intern-coop. 


Register (preferred) by emailing alicia.hermo-weaver@raritanval.edu 

Tues. Feb. 16
1:00-2:20 pm

Tues. April 19

  Write a Winning Resume  

Step-by-step workshop for creating a killer resume! 

Register (preferred) by emailing wendy.schnall@raritanval.edu

Bring your employment/education/skills information to the workshop to begin to create your own resume.

Wed. Mar. 23



  Networking to get Working (or Transferring) 

Learn about the hidden job market and how your Facebook and LinkedIn accounts can be powerful professional tools.  

Register (preferred) by emailing  wendy.schnall@raritanval.edu

Thurs. Feb. 25

Tues. Mar. 15

   Interviewing Successfully  

Learn tips that will help you put your best self forward, impress potential employers, and
get the job you want. 

Register (preferred) by emailing wendy.schnall@raritanval.edu     

Thurs. Mar. 3
H114 C-133

Mon. Mar. 21
H111 S-352
  Get Ready for Summer Internships!   

Interested in learning how to prepare and search for a summer internship? Come and learn all about the process. Questions welcome! A comprehensive list of internships will be available.

Register (preferred by emailing alicia.hermo-weaver@raritanval.edu   

Thurs. April 14 

Wed. April 20

 Be Prepared - Top Skills Employers Really Want! 

What qualities make an ideal job candidate? What skills do you need to stand out in your internship? 

Employers respond that “soft skill” attributes are the qualities that set candidates apart. Come assess yourself and learn how to increase your internship & job readiness!  

Register (preferred) by emailing  alicia.hermo-weaver@raritanval.edu  

Wed. Apr. 27
 The Power of LinkedIn

It's not what you know but who you know...And who knows you! 

Job search experts say it's as important to have a LinkedIn profile as it is to have a resume. 
Learn about this social networking site and begin to create an online presence sure to attract employers. 

Register by emailing wendy.schnall@raritanval.edu  

Thurs. Feb. 25
Bookstore Hallway



RVCC Graduation Fair:  Commencement Countdown

The Graduation Fair is designed to assist graduating students in receiving details and information about Commencement Day and graduation. 
For students who have just started college, the event will explain the benefits of completing an Associate’s Degree before transferring or gaining employment.
--Confirm all your Degree/Certification requirements are completed
--Get your commencement questions answered by the Registrar's Office
--Be connected with RVCC Alumni Association
--Sign up for your alumni discount card
--Take a selfie with the President, 12:00-12:45 p.m.
--Place your Graduation Ring order
--Learn about Financial Aid Exit Counseling and how to update your FAFSA
--Connect with Career Services and obtain job search assistance techniques
--Discover how the library can support your transition from RVCC
--Firm up your transfer plans


Check your RVCC email account, the Lions Den and the Career Services web page for updated info on workshops and events.

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