The Liberal Arts Advantage: Launching from Campus to Career

Schedule – Friday, March 3rd

Refreshments provided by Phi Beta Kappa

8:30-9:00am Registration Opens
9:00-9:50am Keynote Speaker

Laurin Titus
Senior Vice President, Consumer Marketing, Bank of America
“Art History + English= Foundations for Professional Leadership”

10:00-10:50 Breakout Session (Students register for one of three)

From the Liberal Arts Classroom to Career
Share Your Liberal Arts Story in Interviews
How to Find a Job

11:00–11:50 Breakout Session (Students register for one of three)

From the Liberal Arts Classroom to Career
Share Your Liberal Arts Story in Interviews
How to Find a Job

12:00–12:50 Lunch and Next Steps

Closing Speaker

Donovan Livingston
Ph.D. Candidate, UNCG, ELC; author of “Lift Off,” forthcoming by Random House­
Spoken Word Poetry, Education, and Inspiration.


Breakout Session #1: From the Liberal Arts Classroom to Career

Target Audience: First-Year and Sophomores

Are you having trouble deciding on your major? Or are you worried that your major will not prepare you for a successful career? This interactive presentation will help you discover the skills you gain through liberal arts courses – critical thinking, communication and collaboration – and how they will prepare you for your career.

Breakout Session #2: Share Your Liberal Arts Story in Interviews

Target Audience: All Students

When interviewing with an employer, it’s important to talk about what specifically makes you the best candidate for a position. This interactive session will teach you a method to effectively share your unique story in an interview while highlighting core skills gained through the Liberal Arts – critical thinking, communication and collaboration.

Breakout Session #3: How to Find a Job

Target Audience: Seniors

This presentation will go in-depth about the preparation needed to conduct a successful job search leading up to graduation. The session will teach you how to research and identify job openings that align with your liberal arts skill set along with the most effective ways to showcase your qualifications. Online resources and networking strategies will also be discussed.