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Campus to Career Conference


Saturday, February 27, 2016

9:30am – 3:30pm

Location: Student Success Center - 4th floor

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Description

Need a jumpstart on your job or internship search? Join us 10 days after Career Fari for a free one-day event that will kick your career into high gear! The Campus to Career Conference on Saturday, Feb. 27th includes sessions and a free catered lunch, but you have to RSVP before spots fill up! 

Conference Schedule

9:30-10:00  Sign-In on SSC 4th floor
10:00-10:45 Keynote Speaker - Kristin Sowden “Authentic Leadership in the Job Search”
11:00-12:30 Sessions 1 & 2
12:30-1:30 Catered Networking Lunch with JMU Peers
1:40-3:10 Sessions 3 & 4
3:15-3:30 Closing Thoughts/Evaluation/Door Prizes

Details

Registration: RSVP by Feb. 23 
Cost: FREE
Waitlist and cancelation: There will be a waitlist, so please cancel your RSVP if you can no longer attend
Weather: We will notify those who have RSVPed if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather
Dress: Casual
What to bring: Pen and paper

Sessions

Block One: 11:00-11:45AM

  1. Job Search Beyond Career Fair - Kristin Sowden
  2. Recruit A Duke 101 - Devan Darnell and Carrie Bao
  3. Using Social Media to Enhance Your Job Search - Andrea Pope

Block Two: 11:50-12:30PM

  1. Community Engagement in Post Grad Life - Kristina Rubio
  2. Your Professional Image 101 - Renee Bernier
  3. Ethical Considerations in the Job Search - Madison Collaborative Educators

Block Three: 1:40-2:20PM

  1. Marketing Your Study Abroad/Leadership Experience to Employers - PJ Whitfield
  2. Interviewing 101: Do’s and Don’ts - Renee Bernier
  3. Resumes & Cover Letters - Laura Hickerson

Block Four: 2:30-3:10PM

  1. Recruit A Duke 101 - Devan Darnell and Carrie Bao
  2. LinkedIn/Networking - Venus Miller
  3. Ethical Considerations in the Job Search - Madison Collaborative Educators

Contact 

Cassidy Lawson at lawsoncj@jmu.edu