Career Development Series

Career Development
Career Development

What is the ACK Career Development Series?

“Career Development Series” is one of the U.S. Embassy American Center Korea (ACK)’s program series. This year’s edition will be held monthly on the 4th Monday with an American speaker discussing topics such as resumé writing, interview skills, presentation skills, etc. The monthly Career Development Series are conducted in English.  We are looking for participants who are enthusiastic about developing career development and cross-cultural communication skills.

How do I become a member of ACK Career Development Series? 

To apply to become a member of ACK Career Development Series, please click below RSVP link and submit your application form.

Mandi’s Career Development Series Schedule & Topics:

Class Date / Time Topic
1 7/24/2017 (Monday), 5-7 p.m. Networking and Social Media
2 8/28 /2017 (Monday), 5-7 p.m. Small Talk and Networking
3 9/25/2017 (Monday), 5-7 p.m. Resumes and Cover Letters – part 1
4 11/13/2017 (Monday), 5-7 p.m. Resumes and Cover Letters – part 2
5 11/28/2017 (Tuesday), 5-7 p.m. Finding Job Opportunities
6 12/18/2017 (Monday), 5-7 p.m. Interview Techniques
7 3/26/2018  (Monday), 5:00-7:00 p.m. Why women are treated differently in the workplace
8 4/23/2018  (Monday), 5:00-7:00 p.m. PUBLIC SPEAKING / Women in the Workplace (Speaking up and contributing, equal rights, etc).
9 5/21/2018 (Monday), 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tolerances in Workplace (Strength of diverse workforce, interfaith, LGBT, multicultural families)

 

Date: May 21, 2018 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Workplace Diversity | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Date: April 23, 2018 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Public Speaking / Women in the Workplace | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Date: March 26, 2018 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Why women are treated differently in the workplace| Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Date: December 18, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Interview Techniques| Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Career Development Series

Date: November 28, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Finding Job Opportunities| Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Career Development Series

Date: November 13, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Resumes and Cover Letters – part 2 | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Date: September 25, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Resumes and Cover Letters – part 1 | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Career Development

Date: August 28, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Small Talk and Networking | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Date: July 24, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Networking and Social Media | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Career Development Series

Date: June 26, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Finding Success in your Job: Learning U.S. Business Culture and Etiquette | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Career Development Series

Date: May 22, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Preparing for an Interview | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Career Development Series

Date: April 24, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Resume Writing and Cover Letter Writing | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Career Development Series

Date: March 27, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Marketing Yourself and Networking | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

3/20/2017-Amy’s Career Development Series

Date: March 20, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Researching and Evaluating Job Opportunities | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

February 27, 2016 - Amy’s Career Development Series

Date: February 27, 2017 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Identifying and Highlighting Your Career Relevant Skills | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

ACK Career Development Series III – 6th Class

Date: November 30, 2016 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: How to Build Momentum with Passion | Speaker: Kim Dong-jin, President of Hulbert Memorial Society

Career Development Series (Season III): 5th Class

Date: October 26, 2016 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Small Talk: A Primer on How to Start (and End) Networking Conversations | Speaker: Mr. Sung W. Choi, Political Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul

 

August 24, 2016 - Career Development Series (Season III): 4th Class

Date: August  24, 2016 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Career Development for American Companies in Korea | Speaker: Ms. Nanyoung Seo, Senior Associate, Burson-Marsteller

Career Development Series (Season III): 3rd Class

Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2016 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Cross Culture Communication and Presentation Skill | Speaker: Mr. Giac T. Ly, USFK

Career Development Series (Season III): 2nd Class

Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016 – Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m.| Topic: Interview Skills for American Company in Korea | Speaker: Michelle Y. Outlaw, Public Diplomacy Outreach Director, U.S. Embassy Seoul & Anthony Tranchina, Director of American Spaces, U.S. Embassy Seoul

02242016 - Career Development Series (Season III): 1st Class

Date: February 24, 2016 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Resume & Cover Letter Writing Skills for American Company in Korea| Speaker: Sharyn Fitzgerald, U.S. Embassy Seoul

01132016 - Career Development Series (Season II): 5th Class

Date: January 13, 2016 – Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Certificate Award Ceremony; Networking Time: Share with your Career Development and Future Career Plan | Speaker: Anthony Tranchina, Director of American Spaces, U.S. Embassy Seoul