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Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

For students: to schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.  
For alumni: please call or email the office to schedule an appointment.  
Appointments currently are offered via Zoom or phone.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

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Request a Presentation

Thank you for your interest in Career Services! Our professional staff is available to make presentations on a variety of career-related topics.

Presentations can vary in length from 10 minutes to 1 ½ hours, dependent on your needs. Submitting requests at least two weeks in advance is greatly appreciated. Once submitted, a Career Services staff member will contact you to schedule and finalize details.

Available Presentation Topics

Designed for faculty, instructors, or student groups who want to do something but cannot find an hour in their schedule for a longer presentation. Possible topics include: 10 Tips for Preparing for the Career Fair, 10 Reasons to Utilize Career Services Resources, 10 Tips on Resumes, Learn How to Successfully Navigate Handshake or LinkedIn in 10 Minutes, 10 Tips for Successful Interviews, or 10 Tips for the Modern Job/Internship Search.

Timeframe Options: 10 minutes

This session is designed to discuss resume formation, content, context, and style, and help students learn about the value of targeted resumes to employers, specific fields/industries, and graduate programs. This session can also include information on how to add and talk about academic courses to their resume/CV.
(Option: include cover letter - 50 min).

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes or 10 Tips in 10 Minutes

This session explores the art of creating a cover letter that tells employers why you are the candidate of choice, why you want to work for them, and the value you offer. Styles include job/internship applications, prospecting, follow-up and thank-you letters, and letters of declination.

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes or 10 Tips in 10 Minutes

What are the steps to a successful modern-day search? This session will help students identify how to organize their search for effective results – networking, the hidden job market, applicable search engines, how to analyze and interpret job descriptions, as well as providing advice on specific industries/fields.  .                                                                                                       

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes or 10 Tips in 10 Minutes

Students will learn tangible tips and resources for exploring their career possibilities, how specific majors can connect to career opportunities, and how to articulate the value of their degree and educational experiences to employers. This session can be tailored towards specific majors, or in exploring majors in general.

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes

In this session, students will explore the practical and imperative purpose of networking for professional development, and help them identify and build their network through informational interviewing, job shadowing, social media platforms such as LinkedIn, and formal and informal career events.                                    

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes or 10 Tips in 10 Minutes

This session will help students identify and practice effective strategies for a successful internship or job interviews, including an overview to behavioral-based interviews and adapting for different interview formats and settings.                                                                         

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes or 10 Tips in 10 Minutes

Students will learn about the “who, what, where, and when’s” for job offer negotiations, and resources they can utilize to prepare. This session will also show students how to research specific industries/fields, and articulate the value they bring to the position/employer so as to successfully negotiate for a competitive salary and benefits.

Timeframe: 50 minutes

This interactive session will introduce students to the eight competencies identified by employers for career readiness. Students will begin to explore what their career strengths are, how to find an occupation that will utilize their strengths, and how to market those strengths and competencies to potential employers and graduate programs.                           

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes

Do I need to go to grad school? When should I go? What degree(s) and experiences will help accomplish my goals? Where in the world can I study? This presentation provides resources for students to start thinking and answering questions about identifying ideal graduate programs, and include tips for basic application requirements and interview preparation.

Timeframe Options: 30-50 minutes

This interactive session will help students learn more about their preferences, values, strengths, skills, and personality, and how these can help them make more informed, and critical decisions about their educational and career interests.                                    

Timeframe Options: 60 minutes (introduction to assessments) or 90-120 minutes (career assessment interpretations)

Fill Out Request Form

Request a tailored presentation from one of our highly qualified career advisors for your next student organization meeting, leadership retreat or other event.

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Contact Us

Idaho Student Union Building, Vandal Success Center, 3rd Floor

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 2534
Moscow, ID 83844-2534

Fall & Spring Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Summer Hours:
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

For students: to schedule an appointment please visit VandalStar.  
For alumni: please call or email the office to schedule an appointment.  
Appointments currently are offered via Zoom or phone.

Phone: 208-885-6121

Fax: 208-885-2816

Email: careerservices@uidaho.edu

Meet the Team Map