Graduate Career Services Webinar Series

Looking for a new job? Need to brush up your resume? We partnered with Iowa State University Graduate Career Services to deliver a three-part webinar series on helping Engineering Graduate students navigate the job search process.

Here you can access the recorded sessions at your convenience. You may also find additional resources on at Graduate Career Services and reach out to them with specific questions.

Karin Lawton-Dunn, Director, Graduate and Postdoc Career Services presents the following topics in one-hour sessions.

Resumes in a Post Digital World

Did you know that a human will rarely see your resume that is uploaded online to a website portal? In fact, your resume may go through several rounds of computer scanning before a report is printed with the top applicants!

Resume Template Resumes in a Post Digital World- slides

Using LinkedIn During a Job Search

It is well known that LinkedIn is an excellent networking tool. Have you used it in your job search? Participants are encouraged to pull up their own LinkedIn profiles to actively engage in the webinar.

What is an Informational Interview? Using LinkedIn During a Job Search- slides

Be a STAR in Your Next Interview and Negotiation

Behavioral interview questions are commonly used in nearly all types of job interviews. Be prepared to answer confidently and negotiate your offer with poise.

Karin Lawton-Dunn, M.S. (she/her/hers) has been the Director, Graduate and Postdoc Career Services in the Graduate College at Iowa State University for the past 7 years. Karin has presented on hundreds of topics locally, nationally, and internationally for over 30 years. She has an extensive understanding of international students’ challenges in their career search. Her current passion is guiding graduate students and postdocs to network professionally and begin their careers with the skills necessary to succeed.