The Liberal Arts Advantage: Launching from Campus to Career
Schedule – Friday, March 3rd
Refreshments provided by Phi Beta Kappa
|10:00-10:50||Breakout Session (Students register for one of three)|
|11:00–11:50||Breakout Session (Students register for one of three)|
|12:00–12:50||Lunch and Next Steps
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.