Fall 2021 Workshops & Events

All workshops will be held via Zoom unless otherwise noted. Please RSVP for each event using your Brookdale email.

September 22 at 4:30PM Career and Coffee Chat Meet a Career, Leadership and Transfer Pathways team member for an informal career chat & Q& A that will introduce you to the CLTP department and resources to help you with your career exploration and readiness. RSVP HERE 

September 28 at 11:45PM What is Handshake? Join us for a hands-on workshop as we launch Brookdale’s online internship and job database Handshake!  Learn step by step how to use this new platform, set up your profile , upload your profile. RSVP HERE

September 30 at 12:00pm A virtual Learn at Lunch with YMCA of Greater Monmouth County Take your lunch break with CLTP and YMCA and explore the Monmouth County YMCA’s vast opportunities in education as well non-profit career.  Join us as we take a virtual tour and explore career insight and learn about open internship, job opportunities and resources that exist at the Monmouth County YMCA. Time for Q&A will be included.  RSVP HERE

September 30at 4:30PM Communication Styles with United Teletech Financial During this virtual seminar, you will learn the importance of developing your communication abilities, how to effectively communicate with co-workers and managers and why employers view communication as an essential competency. You will also learn more about opportunities at United Teletech Financial. RSVP HERE 

October 1 at 10:00AM Career and Coffee Chat Meet a Career, Leadership and Transfer Pathways team member for an informal career chat & Q& A that will introduce you to the CLTP department and resources to help you with your career exploration and readiness. RSVP HERE 

October 4 at 11:00am Professionalism and Civility in the Workplace. The 21st century workshop is characterized by continuous change. Professionalism and civility skills are an ongoing process that requires us to develop self and social awareness.  Join CLTP during Civility Week as we discuss and address what to expect from yourself and others to ensure that your behavior and attitude will lead to workplace success. RSVP HERE 

October 12 at 11:45AM Get Focused! Join this FOCUS 2 workshop to learn about this important online major/career exploration planning tool designed to help you make decisions about future career goals and education plans. Join us to learn how to create a career/major action plan to make a more informed decision about your future.  RSVP HERE 

 Please continue to check back for more events!


Past Events

Professionalism: The Surefire Way to Succeed in Your Career What exactly does professionalism look like and how does it impact college and career success? Go beyond the suit through an interactive Q&A about the topic of professionalism and its importance in the workplace.  Apply the principles of attire, etiquette, and culture into any career and see results in terms of both respect and advancement. Join us and learn from an employer perspective with Adina Abercrombie and Connie Cinko from United Teletech Financial!

Informational Interview Workshop  Join this workshop to learn the importance of conducting informational interviews when developing your career pathway.  You will also develop a personal introduction outreach email to use when contacting potential informational interview candidates.

Vision Board Pickup (cosponsored with Student Life & Activities) Dream It! See It! Achieve It!  Creating a vision board of what you want, will inspire you to achieve your goals and dreams. Pick up your vision boards on February 16th, 17th or 18th from 10am-4pm. Vision board instructions & information will be included! After you have completed your vision board, join us on March 4th at 7pm for a Q & A via zoom! “Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” – Oprah Winfrey

Turn Up Your Volume: Building Your Personal Brand (cosponsored with Student Life & Activities) What is your personal Brand? How do you want to be seen in the world? This workshop will focus on YOU, the branding, the promoting, and the growth of your own online and on campus presence. Recruiters, employers, friends, classmates, and potential life partners will be looking at you online. So, how do you want to present yourself to the world? How do you want to be seen? What is your message? We will get to the heart of what makes you an amazing “Rock Star” and celebrate YOU, and you will be inspired to share your personal brand with the world! #yourock #personaldevelopment #personalbrand 

Networking 101 Power Hour Effective networking can often be instrumental when in consideration for future jobs. Join us and learn from Christy Marciari, Recruiter with Disney Internships and Programs as she shares the importance of thoughtful networking and tips on things to consider when meeting with potential influences.

JCPenney SUIT UP Weekend Event! Career, Leadership, and Transfer Pathways is partnering with JCPenney (online and in-person at the Monmouth Mall location) for a SUIT UP event full of savings and guidance on dressing for success! JCPenney will offer deeply discounted professional clothing, accessories, and shoes to all students, alumni, and employees. This event will be held online and all weekend within the store. RSVP for a 30% coupon! Limit one per person! All current Brookdale students that register will be entered to win a gift card, sponsored by Student Life & Activities. More details will be sent closer to the event

Building the Band: Network, Network , Network! (cosponsored with Student Life & Activities) Build your virtual presence!!! Grow your leadership network!!! Leave a legacy!!! This workshop focuses on your role and responsibility in staying connected and engaged. We will explore ways to collectively promote your leadership as you grow. Each individual has a role to play! Every individual is an important “rock star in the band” and this workshop helps inspire your leadership into action. It’s time to promote new members on your personal leadership team!!! #virtualengagement #virtualpromotion #legacy #recruitment

Careers with the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office (cosponsored with Criminal Justice Club) Thinking about a career in law enforcement? The Monmouth County Sheriff’s office’s Selma Morris will be discussing the functions of the Sheriff’s Office with a focus on the Law Enforcement, Corrections and Communications Divisions. We will review these areas of law enforcement and the career paths that support them. Q&A session to follow presentation. 

Keeping the Band in Tune: Accomplishing your Goal (cosponsored with Student Life & Activities) You are an influential “Rock Star Student Leader” within your campus community, virtually and “in person”. Your influence is even greater when you work with other to accomplish your collective goal. This workshop will focus on strengthening your network, overcoming the pitfalls inherent to working and collaborating with a group, and exploring the best ways to keep yourself involved. Effective teams = collective success! #rocktheband #teambuilding #retention

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Information Session Join this information session to learn more about the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and offered opportunities.

Interview Best Practices Workshop Join this workshop to learn and practice interview strategies and techniques to make a great impression.  You will also signup with BigInterview to practice interviewing within a virtual environment. 

Dynamic Engineering Information Session Join us virtually for an informative webinar with leaders from a locally based engineering firm. Gain insight and information regarding trends in the field and be the first to hear about internship opportunities for Brookdale students! There will be an opportunity to ask questions about the job market and the engineering field. ALL majors welcome. If you have any interest in design, CAD, engineering, learning about a new field and/or how your current skill set can transfer into the field of engineering, this is the webinar for you! 

NSLS Speaker Broadcast – Conversation with President George W. Bush President Bush will join NSLS for a conversation surrounding leadership and his new book Out of Many, One, a powerful new collection of stories and oil paintings highlighting the inspiring journeys of America’s immigrants and the contributions they make to the life and prosperity of our nation. Spaces are limited.

Professional Empowerment Workshop Join us for a virtual, professional empowerment workshop and learn from LinkedIn Insiders! In just 45-minutes, you’ll learn to build and define your personal brand, create an elevator pitch, see inside LinkedIn from a recruiter’s perspective and maximize your findability.


Career, Leadership & Transfer Pathways • MAC 105•  732-224-2792 • career@brookdalecc.edu