Spring 2020 Calendar of Activities

Want to find out what’s going on in EIT? You are in the right place!

EIT Student Services hosts a variety of activities for students. Below you will find a complete listing of events for the upcoming semester.

Life Skills and Culture Talks v. 1 -- Jan 29th

These workshops are designed to provide students with an alternative, yet common sense viewpoint to strategically navigate through the pitfalls of college and entering the work force.  Each workshop covers a range of topics designed to help motivate students to utilize methods to reduce academic stress and ally their fears when entering the job market.  The workshops are applicable for any student level (freshman to senior).

When? 01/29/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Scholarship Workshop -- Feb 4th or Feb 5th

Come hear about what, how, and when you can apply for scholarships, how to increase your chances in getting scholarships, and learn an easy formula to help write an appreciation letter!

When? 02/04/2020 | Where? EIT Auditorium | Time? 12pm-1pm

When? 02/05/2020 | Where? EIT Auditorium | Time? 5pm-6pm

Resume Writing Workshop -- Feb 5th or 13th

Great opportunity to receive tips on how to format and write an attention getting resume. If this is your first attempt to write a resume or if you’re looking to spruce up an existing resume, this is a must attend event. Limited seating at this “bring your won lunch” event.

When? 02/05/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

When? 02/13/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Professionalize Your Social Media -- Feb 20th

At “Professionalize Your Social Media” you will learn all of the Do’s (as well as some cringeworthy Don’ts) when using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. We’ll also talk about how to write professional emails and text messages. (Hint: beware of the “Reply All” function.) Limited seating at this “bring your own lunch” event.

When? 02/20/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Life Skills and Culture Talks v. 2 -- Feb 25th

These workshops are designed to provide students with an alternative, yet common sense viewpoint to strategically navigate through the pitfalls of college and entering the work force.  Each workshop covers a range of topics designed to help motivate students to utilize methods to reduce academic stress and ally their fears when entering the job market.  The workshops are applicable for any student level (freshman to senior).

When? 02/25/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Elevator Speech Workshop: Career Fair Edition -- Feb 27th

Come learn some tips and tricks from the Dean on how to prepare an elevator speech for the career fair! This one hour workshop will be geared towards learning what an elevator speech is, how to create your personalized elevator speech, and master the secrets to a successful elevator speech. (Elevator Speech – is a short description of an idea, product, company, or oneself that explains the concept in a way such that any listener can understand it in a short period of time.)

When? 02/27/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Miss Advising & You -- March 4th

Get the most out of your advising appointment! Learn how to prepare for your advising appointment, the questions to ask your advisor, and the question your advisor will ask you. The keys to owning your advising appointment will be discussed in this 45 minute workshop.

When? 03/04/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Career Fair 101 -- March 5th

Hiring representatives will share industry-specific tips for successful resume development and presentation as well as pre-, during, and post-interview fair etiquette. The workshop will include how to conduct yourself at the Career Fair. Come with questions and your lunch. You may bring your resume, but time may not allow for individual review. Casual dress code. 

When? 03/05/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Career Fair -- March 18th

Visit companies at their booths, hand out resumes and potentially schedule interviews. View listing of companies attending here: ualr.edu/eit/career-fair. Register for the event now! Professional dress required.

When? 03/18/2020 | Where? Jack Stephens Center | Time? 12pm-3pm

After the Fair -- April 2nd

So you’ve got a great resume, you went to the Career Fair and you’ve landed an interview…now what? Come to this workshop and learn how to follow-up after an interview, how to discuss salary and how to navigate other tricky topics

When? 04/02/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Life Skills and Culture Talks v. 3 -- April 7th

These workshops are designed to provide students with an alternative, yet common sense viewpoint to strategically navigate through the pitfalls of college and entering the work force.  Each workshop covers a range of topics designed to help motivate students to utilize methods to reduce academic stress and ally their fears when entering the job market.  The workshops are applicable for any student level (freshman to senior).

When? 04/07/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Elevator Speech Workshop: Research Showcase Edition -- April 9th

Come learn some tips and tricks from the Dean on how to prepare an elevator speech for open house! This one hour workshop will be geared towards learning what an elevator speech is, how to create your personalized elevator speech, and master the secrets to a successful elevator speech. (Elevator Speech – is a short description of an idea, product, company, or oneself that explains the concept in a way such that any listener can understand it in a short period of time.) Plus tips for perfecting your elevator speech in preparation for Research Showcase. Best Elevator Speech will receive cash prize.

When? 04/09/2019 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm

Student Research and Creative Works Showcase -- April 17th

This event is an opportunity to show off your work. Join us in presenting your capstone projects, thesis/dissertations, or research for an opportunity to win cash prizes.

When? 04/17/2020 | Where? Jack Stephens Center | Time? 12pm-3pm

Life Skills and Culture Talks v. 4 -- April 30th

These workshops are designed to provide students with an alternative, yet common sense viewpoint to strategically navigate through the pitfalls of college and entering the work force.  Each workshop covers a range of topics designed to help motivate students to utilize methods to reduce academic stress and ally their fears when entering the job market.  The workshops are applicable for any student level (freshman to senior).

When? 04/30/2020 | Where? EIT 217 | Time? 12pm-1pm