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Job Search Webinars & Events

  • 12 August 2020
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Job Search Webinars & Events
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We regularly host webinars and other live events to help you with your job search, bringing speakers from the Coursera Careers team as well as careers experts from outside Coursera.

Below you can find the links to register for upcoming events and also watch recordings of past events.

Upcoming webinars



Recordings from Past Webinars:


Career Advice Office Hours: Job Applications

Our in-house career expert Vera Fishman answers learner questions on the topic of “job applications.”


Career Advice Office Hours: Networking

Our in-house career expert Vera Fishman answers learner questions on the topic of “networking.”


How to Get Your First Job 
Many job descriptions require experience. In this webinar, you will learn how to research potential careers before you start submitting your resumes, ensure that you have the right skills, and create job application materials that stand out.


Job Search Strategy in Times of Uncertainty 
The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced an additional element of uncertainty to the job search process, which can already be stressful as is. In this webinar, you will learn about the steps you can take to boost your confidence and to set yourself up for success, including how to (1) frame your goals to account for new unknowns and (2) factor in those unknowns when planning a job search.


How to turn a Professional Certificate into a New Career 
Learn how to effectively discuss your new skills, previous experience, and career goals to get the job of your dreams. The webinar covers relevant aspects of resume writing, networking, and interviewing, so your Professional Certificate can support you at every step of your job search.


Navigating the Job Market with Sharon Belden Castonguay 
Facebook Live job-hunting advice and Q&A from Wesleyan University’s Dr. Sharon Belden Castonguay, a Harvard-trained adult developmental psychologist and career counselor with over 20 years’ experience.



Recruiter Panel: Job Search During the Holiday Season 
This panel of recruiters and career management professionals will help you understand how the job market changes during the holiday season. Learn how to seize this opportunity and connect with employers eager to fill roles, during a time when competition among job seekers is lower than usual.




Have ideas for topics you would like to see covered in future events? Please share them in the comments below!

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What job search resources are available. Do you have a job board?

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@kmueller - Coursera does not currently have a publicly available job board for jobs outside of Coursera.


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Very   great tool, thanks


Coursera has really been a good opportunity for me and am doing my best to finish my remaining program.i love the course.