Week 4: Speak Up – Presenting Yourself

Welcome to Week 4 of Winter Quarter! This week’s meeting will be focused on presentation. Awareness of how you present yourself is essential in effectively conveying your personality, beliefs, and ideas – the things that will make you stand out as an individual. In addition to our weekly workshop, your colleagues will also be presenting … [Read more…]

Week 2: Imagineering

Welcome to the second week of the quarter! In this week’s general meeting, we will host a workshop on Imagineering – creating new ways to benefit today’s society through imagination and engineering. During this meeting, we will work in groups to brainstorm projects under the theme of “gamifying education”–realizing ideas that will make education a … [Read more…]

Week 1: Improvisation and Brainstorming

Welcome back for Winter 2014! We are starting this quarter off running! Our first general meeting will be on Monday, January 6th. We are excited to share our new plans for the future of IDEAL, including our new weekly themes and upcoming social events. After the dose of information, we will jump right in to … [Read more…]

Week 5: Interview – Professionalism in Person

Happy Week 5! For this week’s meeting, we will continue our career building workshops by focusing on individual interviews. The interview is an important stage of job searching since it conveys both your personality and your professionalism to recruiters. To represent yourself in the best way possible, you have to be articulate, confident, and deliberate … [Read more…]

Week 4: Resume – Professionalism on Paper

Happy Week 4! We hope midterms have not exhausted you too much to enjoy this week’s resume workshop! A resume is the first impression you make on a recruiter. Come and learn the secrets to a successful resume: -Making your qualifications seem relevant to the position -Maintaining professionalism while standing out from others -Being concise … [Read more…]

Week 2: Persuasion

Happy Week 2, IDEALers. For this week’s general meeting, we will be introducing our IFam program: a unique chance to improve your leadership and public speaking skills outside of our general meetings, within a small group directed by one of our trained leaders. Bond with your fellow members as you would in a true family–through … [Read more…]

Week 1: Brainstorming

Welcome to the first week of the academic year. We hope everyone has enjoyed their long summer break and is refreshed for the fall quarter. To kick off this week, we will be hosting an orientation meeting for prospective and returning IDEAL members during which we will reintroduce what our organization is about — building … [Read more…]