The Warrior Success Center (WSC) offers a wide variety of presentations covering topics related to academic success and career preparation. Complete the simple, online form to schedule a presenter for your class or student group. We can provide up to two different presentations per course, and need a minimum of one week's notice to identify the presenter.
When making your online request, enter the first part of your WSU email into the Instructor_Name field and click the person/check icon. Students need a faculty or staff member to make the online requests on their behalf. If you have any difficulty, do not hesitate to contact the WSC for assistance at 507.457.5878 or stop by our offices in Maxwell 314.
Academic Success Topics
Orientation: Welcome to the Warrior Success Center
The Warrior Success Center offers a wide variety of services to students including advising, career, tutoring, and access services. This presentation is an excellent option for OR 100 sections, ensuring students know how to take advantage of the valuable services available to help them succeed.
Deciding Your Major
Choosing your major can feel stressful and overwhelming. Learn how to approach your decision using a step-by-step process that will lead you to a major well suited to you!
College Success: What Students Need to Know!
The transition from high school to college is challenging! This interactive presentation provides insight into strategies on motivation, time management, and study skills to help you succeed.
Registration and DARS: Roadmap to Graduation
Designed for first year students, this presentation shares the importance of the advisor/advisee relationship, how to use the web registration system, and how to interpret DARS reports. Students, bring your laptops!
Feel like finals just might kill you? Take control! This presentation will teach you how to get organized, study effectively, and manage stress to have a successful finals week.
Career Preparation Topics
Warrior Jobs: Job Searching 101
Looking for an on-campus job, a local part-time job, an internship, or a full-time position after graduation? Warrior Jobs can help! Bring your laptop or table and learn how to search and apply for jobs, participate in on-campus interviews, and sign up for career events.
Your Personality Type (MBTI): Uncover your leadership/communication style and career fit
Did you know that understanding your personality type can help you strengthen your leadership and communication skills and guide you to careers best suited for you? Learn more about the Myers-Briggs personality assessment and what your MBTI profile reveals about you!
Employment Trends & Issues
Are you seeking ways to tell your students about the job market? This presentation provides the current job outlook for new college grads, who is in demand, preferred methods of hiring, and the top 10 skills desired by employers.
Interviewing to Win!
Nervous about interviewing? If you want to polish your skills, this session will cover what you need to know about the interview process, tips to improve your success, and helpful resources like InterviewStream, the free online practice tool.
Make your Resume Stand Out From the Crowd!
Learn how to write an effective resume that gets results! In this session you will find out what employers look for in a resume, and how you can best highlight your experience and transferrable skills to capture their attention and get that interview.
Get That Campus Job!
Interested in working on campus? This presentation will show you how to find student jobs, what application materials are needed, and what paperwork needs to be completed once you are hired.
Social Media and Professional Online Networking
Did you know that over 90% of recruiters are likely to look at a job candidate’s online social profile? Don’t leave it to chance! Learn what you need to do to enhance your social presence and use online social networking with LinkedIn to open doors to new opportunities.