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DePaul Career Center Summer Programming

Although the current situation presents many challenges for us personally and professionally, everyone in the DePaul Career Center is working hard to help ensure that you have a successful and productive summer.  

We are excited to debut our 2020 summer programming schedule below! These regularly scheduled virtual events and workshops will help you stay on top of your career goals, gain new skills and navigate the ever-changing job market.

Our career advisors are also available all summer for one-on-one appointments and tailored advice.

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Every Wednesday from 2:00 – 2:30pm

Are you interested in upskilling this summer? You’ve come to the right place! The DePaul Career Center is offering weekly skills labs – each with a different focus. The labs will introduce each topic and provide tips on acquiring relevant skills.

If you can’t make it to a workshop, feel free to RSVP and we will send you a recording and related materials!

June 17: Creating a Website

June 24: Design Basics: Using Canva to Tell a Story

July 1: Cultural Competence

July 8: Intro to Video Marketing

July 15: Remote Work Technology

July 22: Planning Effective Events: Embracing Online Reality

July 29: Crafting High Impact Presentations

August 5: Mastering the Art of Grant Writing

August 12: Basics of SEO

August 19: Agile Project Management

August 26: Intro to Design Thinking


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Every Tuesday from 2:00 – 2:30pm

Looking for some community support for your job search this summer? In these weekly group sessions, we’ll check in on individual and group goals – as well as provide tactical advice. These sessions are appropriate for anyone who is currently job seeking.

You can check in weekly or just pop in once for some inspiration and advice!

June 23
June 30
July 7
July 14
July 21
July 28
August 4
August 11
August 18
August 25​


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Every Other Thursday

In this workshop, we will outline tips for a job search during the pandemic. Participants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions. This workshop is appropriate for anyone seeking employment.

June 18 @ 5pm
July 2 @ 12pm
July 16 @ 5pm
July 30 @ 12pm
August 13 @ 5pm
August 27 @ 12pm

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Every Other Thursday at Noon or 5pm

Interested in identifying and gaining skills that will make you more marketable in this competitive job market? In these workshops, we’ll outline some of the most in-demand skills as well as how to grow your strengths through free online tools and skill-building resources.

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