Career Hacks: Workshop Series
Networking, Skill-Development, and Job/Internship Opportunities
Ready to supercharge your career journey? Look no further! Join our exclusive "Career Hacks Workshop Series" designed specifically for you.
Unlock the secrets to resume perfection, ace interviews, and build an impressive online presence that attracts employers. Get insider tips from industry experts, connect with like-minded peers, and gain the skills needed to land your dream internship or job.
Don't miss out on this golden opportunity to level up your career game. Reserve your spot today, and let's embark on this exciting journey to success together! Your future starts here!
If you are a Foothill student interested in obtaining an internship/job, networking, or developing career-relevant skills, we hope you’ll join us!
By signing up below you will get calendar invites to all our events. If you want to gaurentee your spot specifically for the resume review, please sign up again below.
Fall 2023 Career Hacks Events
What color is my parachute?
with Dr. Miloni Gandhi
⏰October 18 @ 12-1pm
📍KCI High-flex room room 4006
Join Miloni as she leads you through an exploratory process to determine strenghths and types of experiences you enjoy that can then be translated into jobs and careers paths that you might not have thought about before. Learn about tools that all Foothill students have access to that can also help you explore careers.
Dr. Gandhi has more than 20 years of experience worldwide helping students reach their experiential learning goals through internships, and study abroad. She is a graduate of UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences where she received her doctorate and has worked with UNESCO, UNIFEM, Stanford University and the University of Southern California helping individuals reach their long-term career goals through mentorship and coaching. She is the founder of Experience International LLC and is also the instructor for Foothill College's Internship series.
⏰October 25 @ 12-2pm
📍KCI High-flex room 4006
⏰October 25 @ 4-6pm
📍Library room 3504
Learn to craft a standout resume, covering formats, essential sections, and effective skills and experience presentation. Our skilled volunteers will help you build a resume from scratch or suggest edits and give you feedback on your existing resume.
Please make sure to sign up specifically for a resume review even if you have already signed in on the general form above.
with Marc Cooper
⏰ November 1 @ 12-1pm
📍KCI High-flex room 4006
What is a Hot Job? How can you prepare yourself to get one? Marc Cooper completed his MBA at Stanford University, and then worked in sales and marketing roles in Silicon Valley. He worked for five different start-up companies, and most recently spent 10 years working at Salesforce, helping colleges and universities improve their operations using the Salesforce set of Higher Ed solutions. While at Salesforce, he volunteered with multiple nonprofits to provide career coaching to underserved students in San Francisco. He is now a Career Coach at the Leavey Graduate School of Business at Santa Clara University.
with Nimit Tank
⏰ November 8 @ 12-1pm
📍KCI High-flex room 4006
Nimit Tank is the proud graduate of De Anza College and USC's School of Business. Upon graduation, he left to pursue his entrepreneurial interests in creating his own food-tech startup called Mouthful and eventually joining Apple's product management team as a Product Lead within Apple's Services group. Nimit also has experience leading product teams for a small climate change startup and in his free time mentors new-grads also embarking on their own dreams.
Nimit has always been passionate about helping others. He served as a Board Member on USC's Alumni Association and actively wants to help others grow and succeed. He is excited to help others get into the world of tech just like he did - so please reach out to him!
What It's Like (WIL Talk)
⏰ November 15 @ 12-1pm
Join SLI Director Sophia Kim as she leads a Whats it Like career exploration discussion with our industry professionals Christopher Perez, Jackie Wu, and Kisha Anderson. Learn about their educational path and current roles which span policy and government, starting your own business, and big tech. With something for everyone, we hope to see you there. This talk is also available on zoom - please register in advance to have the zoom link sent to you. You can also attend in person.
Meet the panelists:
Jackie is a political consultant with 10+ years of experience in both public and nonprofit sectors, leading teams in policy and advocacy, campaign planning and execution, and voting rights and access expansion.
Chris is a thermal design engineer at Apple Inc. in their silicon engineering group and has been in this role for 6 months. Prior to this, he was pursuing his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University, where his research interests lied in stretching the limits of thermal metrologies to gain a fundamental understanding of energy transport in nanostructured opto-electronic devices.
Kisha is an email marketing and automation genius and founder of Email Artisan - a revolutionary marketing tool that helps users create handcrafted, fast, and professional on demand html email.