College to Career: Beyond the Classroom

In order to become a successful business professional, there are a number of skills that you'll need to learn by attending presentations and workshops offered by the School of Business and by EIU's Career Services.  A partial listing of events is below, to give you an idea of the types of presentations and workshops normally offered. 

Visit the School of Business website often to check the calendar and the "News" menu on the right-hand side, to find out specific information about upcoming events.  These include professional networking skills presentations, study abroad informationals, business student internship presentations, registered student organization information presentations, Young Professionals Speaker Series, Business Honors informationals, and other speakers brought to the School of Business, including our successful Executive-in-Residence Program.

Also, visit EIU's Career Services website to learn more about the workshops offered, like resume writing and critiquing, interviewing skills and mock interviews, Career Boot Camp, writing cover letters, job search strategies, dining etiquette, and professional dress.

School of Business Presentations and Events

A variety of presentations and events are sponsored by the School of Business.  Details about the days and times of these will be publicized in Lumpkin Hall and on the School of Business website. Here are just a few examples:


Career Services Presentations and Workshops

EIU Career Services offers many workshops to help you through the job
search process. To reserve your seat, register through Career Services at:  Here are some examples of the presentation/workshop opportunities provided by Career Services:

  • Resume writing
  • Resume critique
  • Interviewing skills
  • Mock interviews
  • Career Boot Camp
  • Writing cover letters
  • Job search strategies
  • Dining etiquette
  • Professional dress