RTP Workshops and Events


RTP fall 2023- kickoff Orientation!

We are excited to have you join us and become part of Project RAISE and the RAISE Transfer Program!  At the RTP orientation, y ou will have the opportunity to meet Project RAISE Staff, learn more about RTP and campus resources! 

Attending the kickoff is the first activity for the RAISE Transfer Program.

The RAISE Transfer Program Make-up Kickoff Orientations are scheduled for:
Monday, August 28, from 4:00-5:00pm in McCarthy Hall 525 (Transfer Resource Center)

Tuesday, August 29 from 5:30-6:30pm through zoom (Meeting ID: 824 3459 8201)

No need to RSVP! 

If you have any questions, concerns, or are unable to attend one of the dates due to other commitments, please contact Marlene Leyva, Academic Success Coordinator, at maleyva@fullerton.edu.  We will work with you to complete the kickoff requirement.

We look forward to you being part of the RAISE Transfer Program!


Project RAISE has live virtual activities as well as recorded asynchronous workshops to help you succeed (and meet program requirements)- check out the lists below:


Fall 2023 EVENTS

Please check this page, your e-mail, the RTP Canvas site, and Project RAISE social media regularly for updates regarding RTP workshops. All RTP workshops listed here count toward your RTP activity requirement and can also count for your co-curriculuar participation requirements.

Thursday, September 7, 2:30-3:30pm

RAISEwalk: Road to STEM Success!

Join us to explore CSUF’s beautiful campus, vibrant student body, and learn about the array of resources and opportunities you will need to be a successful STEM student at CSUF! We will be meeting in the Transfer Resource Center (MH 525) at 2:30pm!

Meet at the Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Wednesday, September 13, 4:30-5:30pm

Internship Prep Program (IPP) & Research Prep Program (RPP):

Saber es Poder! STEM Talks

Hear from peer advisors on the many benefits of undergraduate research and internships! They will answer audience questions about how students can successfully apply for and participate in these opportunities.

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Tuesday, September 19,  3:00-4:00pm

Internship Prep Program (IPP) :  How to Ace an Interview!

Feeling nervous about interviewing? Join us at this workshop to learn some tips and tricks for how to prepare!

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Thursday, September 21, 5:00-6:00pm


Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month with your Peer Advisors! Join us for a tournament of Loteria! Try your luck to win some prizes including school supplies, notebooks, and pins!

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Wednesday,      October 4,      4:00-5:00pm

Transfer Student Hangout: What do you meme?

Think you've got what it takes to out-meme your friends? Compete to create the funniest meme by pairing Caption Cards with the Photo Card in play. A rotating judge picks the best combination each round. The rules are simple. Each round, a rotating judge plays a Photo Card and everyone else plays a Caption Card to complete the meme. The judge decides the funniest pairing, and whoever played the winning Caption Card wins the round. Lather, rinse, repeat.

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Monday,      October 16 ,  3:00-4:00pm

Transfer Student Hangout: Trivia!

Join your Peer advisors for a lighthearted game of trivia on topics like Disney, nature, Netflix, the Marvel Movie franchise, and music. Come for the competition, stay for the glory!

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Tuesday, October 17,  3:00-4:00pm

Internship Preparation Program: Internship & Job Search Strategies

Obtaining an internship is an involved process, and the students who find the most success are the ones who are diligent and thoughtful in their approach. Join us to learn successful strategies that will help you achieve your goals!

Virtual, Meeting ID: 882 2840 2723

Wednesday,  October 18,  2:00-3:00pm



Learn from your peer advisors on academic success strategies that will assist in improving your GPA!

Virtual, Meeting ID: 845 4927 6734

Thursday, October 19 


RAISEwalk :  STEM Fair Tour

Talk to Employers in various STEM fields! Step-up your job or internship search. Join your peer advisors on a tour and be first to talk to folks! Students can register via TitanConnection link: Career Fair Tour (STEM) ... (symplicity.com)

Meet at the Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Tuesday,  October 31,  1:00-2:00pm

Transfer Talks: A Pumpkin Painting Party!

Join our conversation with your Peer Advisors to build community  and discuss your experiences adjusting to life at Cal State Fullerton. You'll not only hear about available resources to reduce transfer shock, but also get to decorate your own Halloween Pumpkin!

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Thursday, November 2, 11:30-12:30pm

Transfer Student Hangout:  Day of the Dead

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and Central America. Come out to decorate Calaveras (skulls) and learn how to make papel picado (artisanal paper) with your peer advisors!

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Tuesday, November 14, 10:00-11:00am

STEM Forward & Don't Stress!

It's a busy time for many. Join your peer advisors to create your own stress ball. Stress balls help calm us and promote focus. They're fun too! We will also be sharing other ways to de-stress!

Location: Transfer Resource Center (MH 525)

Tuesday, December 7 3:00-4:00pm

End of the STEMester Celebration -  

De-stress before finals! It is the time to unwind with other STEM students before those finals come in! We will have some art work for you to do for stress relief! We hope to see you there!

Monday- Thursday


De-Stress Study Fest (TRC Hours)

The Transfer Resource Center (TRC), located in McCarthy Hall Room 525, is open during the last two weeks of the semester!

Stop by the TRC if you want a quiet study space, need self-care tips, or just want to de-stress!

Location: Transfer Resource Center, McCarthy Hall 525




The following workshops have been recorded so that you can view them according to your schedule. You can receive credit for attending an RTP Workshop by submitting a reflection on Canvas. 

CSUF Student Portal Tutorial

Project RAISE Peer Advisors show you how to navigate your CSUF Student Portal and RTP Canvas Course. Video Length: 22:21

  Watch - CSUF Student Portal Tutorial


How to Beat Zoom Fatigue 

Project RAISE Peer Advisors present information about Zoom Fatigue and how to combat it. Video Length: 13:48

  Watch- Ways to Combat Zoom Fatigue


Engineering & Coding Your Future Workshop  

What does it take to be in the field of engineering and computer science? Join the College of Engineering and Computer Science Career Specialist, Vanessa Rubinfeld, to learn about resources for ECS students, how to find internships, common Interview questions, and skills you should include on your resume as an ECS major!

  Watch- Engineering & Coding Your Future


Applying to Grad School 101 Workshop  

Project RAISE Peer Advisors present information on Graduate School to help students understand what to consider before applying to graduate school, the basics of the graduate application process, the difference between masters, PhDs, professional degrees, and cover resources undergraduate students can use.

  Watch- Applying to Grad School 101


Conducting an Effective Job/Internship Search Workshop  

Learn how to effectively tackle the job/internship search in the age of COVID-19 and learn how to use this time to market yourself to employers. Presented by CSUF NSM & ECS Career Specialists.

  Watch- Conducting an Effective Job/Internship Search


Are you LinkedIn or Linkedout

LinkedIn has become an important and necessary tool for career development, internship search, and networking. Today the expectation is that all professionals will have an online profile that is current, well-presented, and discoverable by potential employers. In this workshop, Vanessa Rubinfeld, the College of Engineering and Computer Science Career Specialist at CSUF, will show you how to optimize your LinkedIn profile so that it puts your best foot forward and shows off your skills and accomplishments.

  Watch- LinkedIn 101


Career Center Virtual Resources

Learn more about Career Center resources and how to make an appointment with a career specialist. Recorded in spring 2020, this video remains an option to meet program requirements.

  Watch - Career Center Virtual Resources 


Study Tips Series: Studying and the different learning styles

Project RAISE Peer Advisors present information about studying and different learning styles.

  Watch - Studying and Different Learning Styles


Study Tips Series: Where to study, on campus and off campus

Project RAISE Peer Advisors present information about finding places to study.

  Watch - Where to Study


Study Tips Series: On campus resources

Project RAISE Peer Advisors present information about on campus studying resources.

  Watch - On campus resources


Time Management 

Project RAISE Peer Advisors present information about task-management and motivation strategies.  Video length: 44:52 min.

  Watch - Time Management 


A Basic Guide to Scholarships

Project RAISE Peer Advisors present information about scholarship opportunities at Cal State Fullerton for students majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics.  Video length: 13:08 min.

  Watch - A Basic Guide to Scholarships


Here is a sample of the types of workshops and activities we typically have:

Join us on nature walks or tours of campus facilities, including the Arboretum, rec center, library, and student union. 

RAISEwalks Arboretum group 2018


Sharpen Your Soft Skills - the skills your employer will be looking for!
Join us in collaboration with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) to improve and learn the importance of soft skills. OLLI mentors will model and teach you the important soft skills needed for workplace success, such as:  Being a team player;  Learning flexibility;  How to effectively communicate;  Enhance your problem-solving and resourcefulness skills;  Creative thinking;  Learn to accept feedback;  Build your confidence. 


  Watch - OLLI Mentorship Program


OLLI workshop group 2018

STEM Networking and Social
Join us in collaboration with the NSM and ECS ICCs and student organizations for networking and learning about involvement opportunities on campus.  

STEM social 2018 group


  • Time Management . This workshop will share important tips and strategies on how to manage your time better. 
  • Study Skills.  Gain helpful tips on how to better prepare for your midterms and exams.
  • Wellness and Stress Relief. Learn how to integrate self-care behaviors into your routine.
  • CSUF Resources. General and focused sessions to help you maximize support on campus.


End of Semester Event
Connect with other RTP students, participate in stress free activities, and learn important tips to get you through finals.


Other Campus Workshops and Events

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Student Success Center hosts workshops for students. Videos of past workshops are posted on their website. Topics include:

  • Health Professions Advising for NSM Students
  • Grad School Panel from Science and Math Majors


Other campus activities  include:

  • ECS Career Fair
  • Teacher Job Fair
  • Internship and Career Expo
    For more information please visit the Career Center website.