College of Staten Island
 The City University of New York
 
  

The Verrazano School
 Professional Development

Verrazano professional development workshops and activities help students become better prepared to apply for internships, scholarships, fellowships, job opportunities, and graduate school.  The following requirements are related to The Verrazano School’s goals of advancing career opportunities through professional development and supporting development of strong oral and written communication skills.

Verrazano Professional Development Requirements

  • All Verrazano students attend a Professional Communication Workshop
  • All Verrazano students attend a Resume Development Workshop
  • All Verrazano students develop a professional résumé and have it approved by a Career Coach in the Career and Scholarship Center
  • All Verrazano students meet with a Career Coach for an Introduction to Career Planning

Verrazano Professional Communication Workshop Dates for 2013-2014
All Professional Communication Workshops will be held in 5N-112 from 2:30-3:30 unless otherwise indicated.

Workshop Date

Students required to attend:

Tuesday, September 17*

(2:30-4:00; includes mandatory advisement meeting)

LCs 1, 2, & 3
 (Freshmen - Class of 2017)

Thursday, September 19*

(2:30-4:00; includes mandatory advisement meeting)

LCs 4 & 5
 (Freshmen - Class of 2017)

Tuesday, September 24

All other new Verrazano students


Steps to Completing the Resume Development Process

1) Attend the Resume Workshop to which you have been assigned.

2) Develop your draft résumé and email it, attached as a Microsoft Word document, to Joan DiMeo Lyons (joan.dimeolyons@csi.cuny.edu) by the date indicated after your attendance at the Resume Workshop.  You will have one week in which to do this.  Joan DiMeo Lyons is the Career Development and Coaching Coordinator in the Career and Scholarship Center.  The subject line of your email must be “Verrazano Resume – First and Last Name (insert your name).”  You must cc/copy Katie Geschwendt, the Verrazano Coordinator, on your email to Joan DiMeo Lyons, and Katie’s email address is katie.geschwendt@csi.cuny.edu.  Ensure that you properly introduce yourself and what you are requesting in this email.  Do not send your resume embedded in the email, and be sure to send a professional message along with your resume.

3) Make any recommended edits and resubmit your résumé for approval to Joan DiMeo Lyons or the assigned Career Coach by the date indicated.

4) Schedule a meeting and meet with a Career Coach for an Introduction to Career Planning by the date indicated.  This meeting takes place after your résumé has been approved.  You can schedule this meeting by visiting the Career and Scholarship Center in 1A-105 or calling the Center at 718-982-2300.  You must identify yourself as a first-year Verrazano student who is scheduling the Introduction to Career Planning meeting.

Verrazano Resume Development Workshop Dates for 2013-2014
All Resume Development Workshops will be held in 5N-112 from 2:30-3:30

 If your last name begins with: You must attend this
assigned
Resume Workshop date:
Your resume must be submitted by the following date: Any recommended edits must be made so your resume can be approved by the following date: You must meet with Joan DiMeo Lyons by the following date:

 A-F

Thursday, October 10

Thursday, October 17

Friday, November 1

Monday,
November 18

 G-N

Thursday, November 21

Thursday, November 28

Friday, December 13

Friday,
January 10

 O-Z

Tuesday, February 4

Tuesday, February 11

Tuesday,
February 25

Friday,
March 14