BEYOND THE 400 CAREER CONFERENCE

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Wilkens Science Center Lobby, Emmanuel College

400 Fenway

Boston, MA 02115

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The Beyond the 400 Career Conference will prepare you for life beyond 400 The Fenway. This event will begin with a keynote speaker, followed by three breakout sessions of your choice. We will conclude the event with a short reception. Food will be available throughout the event!

There are limited seats so register early!

KEYNOTE - Employability: Why Your Digital Presence Matters

Eric Stoller is a higher education thought-leader, consultant, writer, and speaker. Eric has given numerous presentations on social media, digital identity, career development, leadership, and technology at multiple higher education events. At the Beyond the 400 Career Conference, he will be presenting on why your digital presence matters in your career development.

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12:45—1:00pm: Check-in and receive your gift
1:00—1:50pm: Keynote Address, Eric Stoller
2:00—2:50pm: Breakout Session 1
3:00—3:50pm: Breakout Session 2
4:00—4:50pm: Breakout Session 3
5:00—5:30pm: Closing Reception

BREAKOUT SESSIONS TOPICS (Choose three—Some topics will be offered more than once)

Developing an Effective Strategy for Finding a Job or Internship: This session will help you to develop a strategy for finding a job or internship including where to look and how to apply.

Demystifying Networking: How to develop and manage your network: This session will help you to understand effective networking techniques and what it means to cultivate and utilize people you know during your job or internship search.

From the Interview to the Offer: Managing each step effectively: This session will prepare you for the application process including successful interviewing, handling the job offer and managing the salary negotiation process.

Leading with Digital: Using Social Media for Career Success: Eric Stoller will lead this conversation building a personal brand via digital channels to enhance your career success.

Diversity & Inclusion at Work: This session will provide a space for discussing how your personal identity will inform your professional identity and what it means to contribute to a diverse workforce.

Graduate School Planning and Process: Are you considering graduate school? Are you wondering whether you should go straight after undergrad or wait a year or two? This session will walk you through how to make that decision and how to manage the application process.

LinkedIn Working Session: This session will be held in the computer lab and will give you the chance to work on your LinkedIn profile in real time with a professional from the Career Center.

Transferable Skills: How your campus involvement has prepared you for work: Being involved on-campus as an OL, RA, student worker, Teaching Assistant, Lab Assistant, Athlete, Club Leader, SGA Executive or other role has helped you to develop critical skills desired by employers. This session will help you to identify those skills and teach you how to showcase them on a resume or in an interview.

Beyond the 400: Transitioning from Student to Professional: Whether your leaving campus to participate in an internship or to start your first job, the expectation when you enter the doors of your employer is that you are a professional. This session will educate you on professional expectations and will help you to avoid common mistakes of entry-level employees.

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