Preliminary Program

Day 1
Tuesday, December 5

Employer Site Visits

Trek A: Tableau Software, F5 Networks, Amazon

Trek B: Microsoft, Payscale, Zillow

Day 2
Wednesday, December 6

Breakout Session I

  • Generation Z: Understanding the Newest Generation
  • Connecting the Disconnect: Maximizing Your Reach through Virtual Engagement
  • Are Career Fairs Dead? Retiring the Old Career Fair and Building a New Path for your Career Fairs
  • Paid Internships for Everyone: Expanding Opportunities for Students and Employers Through a Funded, Multidisciplinary Internship Program
  • Are YOU Career Ready? Key Competencies and Trends for Career Services Leaders

Breakout Session II

  • Engage, Empower, Educate: Supporting Employers Through an Employer Education Series
  • Campus Brand Differentiators: Student Benchmark Best PracticesLocation:
  • Growing Pains: Lessons from Hiring a Non-Traditional Career Counselor
  • Maximizing your Middle Management Role
  • Beyond DACA: Providing Academic & Professional Opportunities for Undocumented Students
Day 3
Thursday, December 7

Breakout Session III

  • How to use 21st century design thinking to answer that dated question, 'what do you want to be when you grow up?'
  • Virtual Career Services: How to Utilize Technology to Deliver Career Content for Online and Residential Students
  • Building Employment Brand for Entry-Level Talent Acquisition
  • Reaching Student Leaders: Learn from Student Club Leaders on How to Maximize Your Engagement Activities
  • Leveraging a Job Shadow Program to Encourage, Engage, & Empower Diverse Student Populations

Breakout Session IV

  • Aspirational Resumes
  • Preparing Students Through Professional Development Certificates following the NACE Career Readiness Competencies
  • How Purposeful Collaboration Can Create Opportunities for Quality, Consistency and Convenience
  • Work Visas for International Graduates of U.S. Universities: What Options are Available Now, and What Can We Expect in the New Administration
  • Expanding the Employer Reach: Using the student voice to connect talent to careers

Breakout Session V

  • Expand Your Reach After Hours: How to become a 24/7 Career Center
  • Meeting Students Where They Are: Developing Successful Career Engagement
  • Graduate Goals and Satisfaction: An analysis of graduate motivations and reported career outcome satisfaction
  • Making Parents Work for You!
  • Reaching Today's Students; How to Best Leverage Career Center Resources to Brand and Recruit On-Campus (3-expert panelists)

Breakout Session VI

  • Hiring & On Boarding Best Practices
  • Mapping out Faculty Engagement Strategies
  • Expanding the Boundaries of Career Exploration

A Night at the Aquarium

A Night at the Aquarium will have great live music by local band, Copastetic, delicious food and drink options, as well as special sea-life activities. Join us for a night...
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Day 4
Friday, December 8