Coaching Lab Rotating Topics

Special Topics and Self-Assessment Wed 12-1

Coaching Lab Coaching Lab DescriptionDates Offered
Navigating Cross-Cultural Differences in the American Job Search

Learn about cross-cultural differences in resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and salary negotiation in the job and internship search. Ask questions and talk about your job search challenges with others.January 27, 2021

March 10, 2021

Staying Positive During Your Search

Even prior to COVID-19, we faced a rapidly changing and disruptive global economy. Amidst uncertainty, learn concrete tips and positive psychology strategies that can help you cultivate agility, resilience, and well-being on your career path, especially during your job or internship search.February 10, 2021

March 24, 2021

Navigating the Home Country Job Search for International Students

In a global economy, you need to cultivate multiple options, which include those in your home country or another where you already have work eligibility. Consider the factors that will yield your best fit and learn about job search resources that will help you navigate to your goals.February 17, 2021

March 31, 2021

Advancing Your Career

Whether you are new to your job or considering changing directions, it’s always a good time to think about your next steps. Learn how to own your career design: identify skills gaps, pursue opportunities for professional development, and make intentional decisions to advance your growth.January 20, 2021

March 3, 2021

April 14, 2021

Workplace Strategies for Students with DisabilitiesLearn about strategies for success when navigating the world of work with a disability. Topics covered include: understanding your rights and the ADA, job search and interview tips, strategies for disability disclosure, requesting accommodations, and other resources to help you thrive in the workplace.February 24, 2021

April 7, 2021

Identity and Career Series

This series will discuss the impact of identity on your major decisions, job search, and professional growth, as well as why diverse organizations are more successful. Topics include: navigating microaggressions, tackling imposterism, and addressing implicit bias and the decision to disclose. Whether or not you share identities that are historically underrepresented, learn strategies to combat systemic oppression, and navigate your career goals with confidence.Series Topics

Navigating Microaggressions

February 3, 2021

Tackling Imposterism

March 17, 2021

Addressing Implicit Bias and the Decision to Disclose

April 21, 2021

Using Self-Assessment: Mondays @ 5-6:30 pm ET
Coaching LabCoaching Lab DescriptionDates
Using Self- Assessment:

Strong Interest Inventory

The Strong Interest Inventory provides a profile of your interests and skills. It analyzes how well your answers match professionals in career fields who took this assessment and report career satisfaction. It can help you see patterns in your interests, provide ideas for careers to explore, and narrow your search.


February 1, 2021

March 1, 2021

March 22, 2021

April 12, 2021

Using Self-Assessment: Discover Your Transferable Skills Using SkillScan

Knowing what skills you want to use at work and where those skills are valued is an important part of career development. This workshop will assist you in identifying the skills you most enjoy using to inform your career-related decisions.


January 25, 2021

February 22, 2021

March 15, 2021

April 5, 2021

Using Self-Assessment: Prioritizing Your Values

Values are core to our being. To be fulfilled in and out of the workplace, it is important to approach decisions with values in mind. Take part in this assessment to identify the work conditions, purpose, and relationships that you value most and learn how to prioritize them in your career journey.February 8, 2021

March 8, 2021

March 29, 2021

Using Self-Assessment: Fridays @ 2:30-4pm ET
Using Self-Assessment: CliftonStrengths

CliftonStrengths helps you understand your natural strengths and talents. You will identify your “Top 5” signature themes and reinforce them with practice and experiential learning in order to inform a successful job search and work from your strengths every day.February 5, 2021

February 27, 2021

March 19, 2021

April 9, 2021

Using Self-Assessment: Meyer’s Briggs Type Indicator

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Typefocus) is a self-reported inventory designed to identify your personality preferences. Understanding your primary inclinations can help you identify fitting majors or careers as well as increase your personal and professional effectiveness in working with others.


January 29, 2021

February 19, 2021

March 12, 2021

April 2, 2021

April 23, 2021

Using Self-Assessment: Strengths Profile

Strengths Profile helps you discover your strengths, learned behaviors, weaknesses, and unrealized strengths to choose your activities, majors, experiential learning options, or careers wisely. It is also ideal for those changing or advancing in their careers.January 22, 2021

February 12, 2021

March 5, 2021

March 26, 2021

April 16, 2021