Josh Henkin Visits SU and EMPOWER for Professional Development Training

EMPOWER along with SU’s Graduate Careers Office and the Engineering Graduate Student Office hosted STEM Career Service’s Josh Henkin on October 24th & 25th  for a series of workshops. Thursday’s workshops were open to all graduate students on campus and several hundred took advantage of the opportunity to attend first-class professional development training sessions delivered by a current STEM hiring manager. Friday’s workshops were developed just for EMPOWER trainees and began with “Creating a Powerful Resume – Inside Tips from a Hiring Manager” in the morning followed by “Perfect Pitch and Scoring the Initial Interview” in the afternoon. Dr. Henkin also met with eight trainees 1-on-1 to review their current CV’s or resumes and to do strategic career planning.