Learning doesn't stop after you've crossed Wheeler Lawn.


Whether you've been out of college for a few months or a few years, brush up on your professional skills through Career Chats Live. 

Digital webinars for alumni in the working world - these 45 minute sessions cover topics from asking for a raise to using your online network the right way.

Connect with the pros in real time! In each webinar you'll have opportunities for live Q&A, digital polls, and more!

How To Write Disruptive Cover Letters That Allow You To Stand Out

J.T. O'Donnell and Ariella Coombs

In this webinar, we’ll cover the following:

  • What you NEED to know about cover letters before you write one
  • The 3 things you MUST showcase in your cover letters
  • Best practices when distributing your cover letter

How to Write Resumes That Get You Job Interviews

J.T. O'Donnell and Ariella Coombs


In this webinar, we’ll cover the following:

- What you NEED to know about resumes before you write one
- What's holding you back from getting job interviews
- How to customize your resume for each job
- Tips and tricks for creating a resume that gets you interviews
- Best practices when distributing your resume

Mastering Your Alumni Network: Part 2: Asking Your Network For Help

Ariella Coombs


In the second part of this two-part webinar, we’ll cover the following:

  • Why (and how) you should nurture your alumni network
  • Ways your network can help you (and vice versa)
  • How (and when) to ask your network for help

Mastering Your Alumni Network Part 1: Tapping Into Your Alumni Network

J.T. O'Donnell and Ariella Coombs

 In the first part of this two-part webinar, we'll cover the following: 

- The advantages of having an alumni network
- How to find/reconnect with alumni and professors
- What to say when reaching out to alumni
- How to build a strategic network that works for you

Catherine Byers Breet '93

No Choking: How to negotiate for what you're worth

Fresh out of school, Catherine Byers Breet (Chief Stripe Changer with ARBEZ) found out over drinks that a coworker was getting paid $5,000.00 more than her – for the same job! Ouch. The good news is, she’s learned how to make sure that never happens to her again. Since then, she’s negotiated everything from a 6-week vacation to working from home to a $1M comp. plan for one of her clients. Join her for this raw & raucous talk about:

• What makes negotiating so stinkin’ hard
• The one thing all negotiations have in common
• 10 biggest mistakes to avoid
• 5 simple steps for getting what you want

Who should join the fun: Great for job seekers, managers and sales & recruiting professionals … and anyone who feels like they’ve gotten a raw deal in any negotiation.

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John Hill

How to be a network catalyst

John Hill shares his expert knowledge on how to network effectively - online and off.

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