Work Like a Laker: Attend Virtual Career Conferences and Prepare for Your Future

Written by Andreas Fields
Posted on March 8, 2021

The Grand Valley Career Center is excited to present the Work Like a Laker Conference, aimed at helping Lakers navigate the job market and prepare to start a career after graduating.
Keep reading to find out more about the conference, the Career Center, job opportunities, and more.

The Work Like a Laker Conference gives students the opportunity to explore potential careers in their fields of study while also learning helpful tips about employers and job searches. All events are being held virtually to cooperate with state and federal health guidelines.

The conference, happening now until March 18, involves virtual presentations categorized by field of interest. It also offers panels on career preparation, professional development, and industry information. All these tools are designed to help you get ready for the job market and give you the confidence you need to pursue your passions.

The Work Like a Laker Conference is hosted by the Career Center, which provides you with so many more additional resources that will help you prepare for the future. Whether you’re looking for your first job when you get to campus, need to score an internship for the summer, or are looking for your first job out of school, the Career Center is prepared to help you with it all. Similarly, the Career Center can help with writing or rewriting resumes, practicing interviewing, or help you navigate Handshake and other online tools.

The Work Like a Laker Conference is the perfect place to begin getting your foot in the door of the job market. Through a variety of different sessions and presentations, many with real-world employers, you can find the best opportunities to connect all the skills you’ve learned at Grand Valley with your job search. Consider visiting the Career Center to help explore the best paths for you and find what areas of study are the best fit; you never know what opportunities could await you.

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