SQL Saturday 564 Seminar From Student to IT Professional
Saturday, October 8, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Title: From Student to IT Professional Location: 100 Weldon Boulevard, Room TBA
Sanford, Florida 32773-6199
Abstract: This is a free seminar for students that are preparing for a career in information technology presented by IT professionals working in the Orlando area and organized by two local user groups (oPASS and MagicPASS). Certificates of completion will be provided. Students may be eligible for extra credit for attending at the discretion of your professor. Lunch is provided at no cost. Attendees are encouraged to bring contact cards with their name and LinkedIn URL to facilitate the networking portion of the event.
- Check-in and peer networking
- Seminar begins with presentations on networking skills, school resources, and how/why to join and participate in career development events after graduation
- Life in IT. You'll hear from six IT professionals about their first job in IT and things they wish they had known before they starting interviewing, includes time for Q&A.
- Working with a staffing firm.
- Mock interview of a graduate seeking first full time IT position.
- 11:30 AM - Seminar concludes. Presenters will be available until for additional Q&A.
- Free lunch provided by event organizers and additional networking.