$20 – $450

6th Annual Los Angeles LIT College Tour

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Ritz-Carlton - LA Live

900 W Olympic Blvd

3rd Fl, Plaza Ballroom 1 & 2

Los Angeles, CA 90015

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Get ready to ignite your future at the 6th Annual Los Angeles LIT College Tour "LA's Premiere Career, Leadership & Diversity Networking Event" hosted in the heart of Downtown LA at the 5-star Ritz-Carlton - LA Live on Thursday, February 28, 2019, 5pm-9pm.

For STUDENTS, connect with over 50 recruiters, professionals, educators and mentors while enjoying free headshots, speed mentoring, hors d'oeuvres, and a live DJ keeping the positives vibes flowing all night!

For RECRUITERS, Professionals, Educators and Mentors, connect with hundreds of student leaders from LA metro Universities and Colleges including CSULA, CSUN, CSUDH, CSULB, CSUF, CSUSB, UCLA, UCR, USC and more.

Company representatives attending the mixer: New York Life, Facebook, Fullscreen Media, Experian, Google, NBC4, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Bros, Snapchat, iHeartMedia, EY, PwC, Deloitte, KPMG, Accenture, Columbia Sportswear, Verizon Wireless, Boost Mobile, Soboba Casino, Statefarm, Chase, McDonald's, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, East LA Community Corporation, Asian American Journalists Association of LA, American Marketing Assoc. of LA, SoCal Gas, Alta Hospital Systems, Microsoft, SpaceX and more.

Who speaks at LIT? Executive’s of Fortune 500’s companies, Emmy-award winning journalists, tech stars, entrepreneurial innovators and other thought leaders.

What is LIT? Leadership, Innovation, Transformation. LIT College Tour is a national career and leadership initiative designed to support students' academic success, career exploration, internship and job search, as well as personal and professional development. Students get a chance to build their leadership skills, meet face-to-face with recruiters, network with potential mentors and gain actionable insights from speakers.

Our half-day conference offers students of all majors the opportunity to learn the latest industry informed career readiness and leadership skills from professionals from diverse industries including Arts, Business, Communications, Government, Medicine, Non-profit, STEM and other fields.

Which companies have participated at LIT? Federal Reserve, Google, Facebook, Goldman Sachs, Starbucks, Ford, Exxon Mobil, Techstars, NBC/Telemundo, ABC, KPMG, Chase, State Farm, alliantgroup, Boost Mobile, Columbia Sportswear, HealthNet, McDonald’s, IPG, Publicis Groupe, BP, ADP and Edelman PR, among others.

Check out video highlights from last years event at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUbfg28ssqw

Agenda: (Subject to change)

5:00 p.m. Registration opens
5:10 p.m. Opening remarks
5:20 p.m. Keynote “Igniting Your Future"
5:45 p.m. Panel – Leadership skills for a 21st Century Workforce moderated by Gene Kang, Emmy-award winning Journalist, NBC4 LA
6:35 p.m. Workshop – Online & Offline Personal Branding
7:00 p.m. Meet the Firms Mixer, free headshots, speed networking/mentoring, hours d'oeuvres and live DJ
8:45 p.m. Closing remarks

Attire: Business attire is highly recommended

Parking: We do not cover parking. For best parking options use: https://www.parkme.com and type in venue address: 900 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90015. The Ritz-Cartlon/JW Marriott offers valet parking for $20 before 5pm, $23 after 5pm.


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