Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Employers assume you are knowledgeable about your area of study. However, it’s often “the little things” that separate good candidates from great ones. This is the difference between who gets interviewed and who gets hired.

The Student Professional Development Program gives you that extra edge. In our non-credit workshops, we discuss important subjects there isn’t time to cover in the classroom. The workshops are informative, hands-on, and practical. They are led by professionals who know what employers look for in prospective employees.

    Attend all four workshops for only $99.


Career Planning*

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 • 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • MSUB 221 A&B

(Becoming a Business Professional)
Should be completed in your FRESHMAN year

$35 (Includes a FREE copy of Strengths Finder by Tom Rath - register online below)

*This is a prerequisite for The Job Campaign Workshop

A panel of professionals will share advice about their business experiences.


Professional Etiquette Dinner*

Monday, March 3, 2014 • 5:30 p.m. • MSUB Ballrooms

(Preparing for that business meal)
Should be completed by your SOPHOMORE year

(Register with the Texas A&M-Kingsville Office of Career Services at tinyurl.com/cscdinner)

*Includes a four-course dinner 


Professional Appearance

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 • 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • MSUB 219 A&B

(Dress for Success)
Business students should complete in their FRESHMAN year

$24 (register online below)

Bring a tie to the workshop for a demonstration.


The Job Campaign

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • 4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. • MSUB 219 A&B

(Preparing for your internship and career position interview)
Should be completed by your SOPHOMORE year

$25 (register online below)
 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENT

The Student Professional Development Program consists of four workshops: Career Planning (becoming a business professional), Professional Appearance, The Job Campaign (developing your professional profile), and Professional Etiquette. The workshops are a graduation requirement for all College of Business Administration majors. Students are encouraged to take all four workshops prior to applying for admission to the College of Business Administration. Multiple workshops will be offered in the fall and spring semesters. Workshops must be attended in their entirety. Incomplete attendance will result in having to repeat the entire workshop (register, attend, pay fee).


WORKSHOP FEES

For the Career Planning, Professional Appearance and Job Campaign, register here.

Register

Contact the Office of Career Services for the Professional Etiquette workshop.



SUGGESTED ATTIRE

Students are strongly encouraged to present themselves in a professional manner at each workshop. Business casual attire is recommended. The workshops involve professionals from the community and the university. Every contact with them should form a positive and professional impression.

Contact Celeste Pollock
Internship and Career Placement Coordinator

Business Administration Building Rm. 106G
Office (361) 593-3938 
Fax (361) 593-3708
E-mail: celeste.pollock@tamuk.edu

 

This page was last updated on: April 18, 2014