Program Schedule

Wednesday, January 24

Return to campus and move back into residence halls. More details provided to registered participants.

 

Thursday, January 25                                                                 

St. Paul/Woulfe Alumni Hall

Timings         

Agenda
 8:15 – 9:00 AM

 Student check in - Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Karen Lange

9:10 – 9:30 AM

Keynote Speaker

Hear how your liberal arts degree can be an advantage in the job market

 9:30 – 9:45 AM  Alumni – Storytelling Video
 9:45 – 10:00 AM  Break
10:00 – 12:00 PM

Strengths Quest Assessment

Reflect on your skills. Learn how to translate them into transferrable skills in order to tell your story to employers

12:00 – 1:00 PM

Lunch/Brief Overview of Industry Career Clusters

1:00 – 1:45 PM

Industry Cluster Breakout sessions – Career Cluster 1

Explore various industries and hear from a panel of Tommie alumni and employers on new job trends. Select 2 from the list of career clusters based on your interest and curiosity.

2:00 – 2:45 PM

Industry Career Cluster 2

2:45 – 3:00 PM 

Break

3:00 – 3:45 PM

Networking Session

Learn and practice with your peers how to network in a reception style setting

4:00 – 4:45 PM

Networking Reception/Announcements

Practice your networking skills with alumni, employers, staff and faculty

Friday, January 26                                    

St. Paul/Woulfe Alumni Hall

 

TimingsAgenda
8:45 –  9:30 AM Breakfast
9:15 – 9:45 AM Keynote Speaker (Dr. Yohuru Williams – Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences)
9:45 – 10:00 AM Review of the day’s agenda/Brief Overview of Career Roundtables
10:00 – 10:30 AM

Career Roundtable 1

Hear the personal career journey of alums or employers. Discuss what skills are needed in the field and how you might approach breaking in.

10:40 – 11:10 AM Career Roundtable 2
11:20 – 11:50 AM

Career Roundtable 3

12:00 – 12:50 PM

Lunch with Alumni and Employers

1:00 – 4:00 PM

Career Treks/Wrap up

Travel to the company of your choice to get a glimpse of what the “world of work” really looks like

4:00 – 4:30 PM Return to St. Paul Campus