SUNY Oneonta

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Department of Sociology
108 Ravine Pkwy.
Oneonta, NY, 13820

Phone
: 607-436-3512
Fax: 607-436-3525

 
 

Beyond the Classroom

 
 

2011 Workshop Schedule

The sociology club and criminal justice clubs are co-sponsoring the workshop series. Download the Spring 2011 Workshop Schedule, and mark your calendars to attend! Students can receive LEAD credit for attending, and many can also earn extra credit in their courses.

DATE

EVENT/ACTIVITY

Feb. 3, 2011 3:30-5pm (Hunt Union, Waterfront Cafe)

Beyond the Classroom Workshop Series - "The Secrets to Better Grades: Work Smarter, Not Harder"

Feb. 14, 2011 3:30-5pm (Hunt Union, Waterfront Cafe)

Beyond the Classroom Workshop Series - "What Next? Transitioning to the 'Real World'"

March 3, 2011 3:30-5pm (Hunt Union, Red Dragon Theater)

Beyond the Classroom Workshop Series - "Have YOU Thought about Grad School?"

March 14, 2011 3:30-5pm (Hunt Union, Red Dragon Theater)

Beyond the Classroom Workshop Series - "The Ultimate Key to Success: Open Doors with Research Experience"

March 31, 2011 3:30-5pm (Hunt Union, Red Dragon Theater)

Beyond the Classroom Workshop Series - "What Can I Do with My Social Science Major: How to Score on the Job Market I"

April, 2011 3:30-5pm (Hunt Union, Red Dragon Theater)

Beyond the Classroom Workshop Series - "What Can I Do with My Criminal Justice Major: How to Score on the Job Market II"

Workshop #1: The Secrets to Better Grades

This workshop provided a great deal of information on a range of topics including how to piece together the puzzle of critical thinking while in college, how to manage time, how to read/study for classes, and how to find resources and help at the library. Please download the

Download the information packet

workshop 1 photo 2

Workshop #2: What Next? Transitioning to the 'Real World'

This workshop provided a great deal of information on a range of topics including how to prepare a personal mission statement, set near and distant goals, plan for your career, and others.

Download the nformation packet

photo of workshop 2

Workshop #3: Have You Thought About Grad School?

At this workshop we went over all the steps that are required to apply for graduate school, considered the timeline for applying, and worked on filling out an actual applicatoin. In addition, the faculty shared their own experiences with applying for grad school and going to grad school. Thanks to all who attended and participated!

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Presentation on Grad School

Workshop #4: The Ultimate Key to Success: Open Doors with Research Experience

This workshop gave an overview of undergraduate research opportunities, as well as information about how to approach professors and present posters/papers..

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Workshop #5: What Can I Do with My Social Science Major: How to Score on the Job Market I

The purpose of the fifth workshop in our series is to provide students majoring in social sciences with the resources they need to develop a strategy and plan for landing a satisfying career. The links below provide important information that can help!

Download: Workshop information packet

Presentation: Path to Job Satisfaction

Presentation: Social Science Careers

Download: A Quick Guide to the World of Resumes, Cover Letters AND Interviewing

Workshop #6: What Can I Do with My Criminal Justice Major: How to Score on the Job Market II

The last of the 6 workshops in our series was an excellent way to end, as we had some outstanding speakers share some valuable information when it comes to preparing for careers in Criminal Justice.

Download the the Workshop information packet

Shown above are John Mulreany, Putnam County senior probation officer (far left at the table), Major Jack Adams, NY state park police (middle at the table) and Lt. Dennis Nayor, Oneonta police department. The Sociology Department would like to extend a huge thank you to these gentlemen for taking time out of their busy lives to share some extremely helpful advice and information with our students!