Make it Count (M.I.C.) is a series of events for WKU First Gen students intended to develop professionalization, networking, self-advocacy, and socialization skills as you climb the Hill to your first career. This session will teach you how to maximize your day-to-day finances AND how to find money to achieve your goals! Each event will conclude with a drawing for 3 gift cards for any students in attendance. There will be a total of 6 events (3 a semester). The more events you attend, the greater your chances in the drawing for scholarships at the end of the year.
Career workshop series for international students and study abroad returnees. Learn how to make the most out of your global experiences as you prepare for a career and how to effectively navigate the USA job market. Pre-registration was required by September 10th to participate in this series. Students are expected to attend at least 4/5 workshops.
Monday, September 11th @ 4pm- WKU Career Development Services, Handshake, and Stepping Blocks
Monday, September 18th @ 4pm- Resumes & Cover Letters
Monday, September 25th @ 4pm- Interviewing Skills
Monday, October 9th @ 4pm- Searching for Jobs/Internships Part 1
Monday, October 16th @ 4pm- Search for Jobs/Internships Part 2
This events will give people the space to express themselves and have speakers from different immigrant groups as well as speaker from child protective services and criminal justice system. Talk about problems, see experiences, what is working, what is not working, what are possible solutions moving forward for immigrants and refugees with a child welfare focus.