Focused Fridays sharpen. explore. aspire.
What are Focused Fridays?
Fridays at the Huntsman School are dedicated to accelerating careers, whether through workshops on resume writing and interview prep, or listening to professionals from different industries discuss career opportunities, or the chance to rub elbows with executives through our unique Leadership Forum series.
Focused Friday: January 19, 2018
Career Boot Camp, Sponsored by: Career Development
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | HH 3rd Floor Lounge
Drop-in Resumes and Interview Preparation, Students should be prepared with a hard copy of their resume for editing.
Best and Brightest Round Table, Sponsored by: Career Development
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Professional Documents (Career Preparation), HH 326
Learn the ins and outs of creating a powerful resume and cover letter that will help you land job interviews.
Introduction to Series (Career Readiness Series), HH 322
An overview of the benefits of your participation in the entire series. Come learn how YOU can earn your Career Readiness Completion credentials.
Leadership Forum Series
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM | HH 470, Perry Pavilion
Sheryl Corrigan, Director of Environmental, Health and Safety, Koch Industries
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Industry Insights (Part 1): Environmental Health and Safety Panel
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | HH 470, Perry Pavilion
Moderator: Sheryl Corrigan
- Rob McKenna: Principal of Fovea, LLC
- Brad Razook: Executive VP and CEO of Resources, Koch Industries, Inc.
- James Mahoney: Former Executive VP of Operational Excellence and Compliance at Koch Industries
Industry Insights (Part 2): Consumer Support of Brand Extensions
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM | HH 170
Guest Speaker: Shailedra Jain
All business majors welcome! Come hear from a renowned speaker that is a professor of Marketing and International Business at the University of Washington. Shailedra Jain will be sharing his knowledge and experiences in brand management, sales, and advertising. This is an event you won't want to miss.
Career Trip: Silicon Slopes Summit
ALL DAY | Salt Lake City, UT
Silicon Slopes Tech Summit is a globally recognized two-day summit organized and hosted by the Silicon Slopes community. Silicon Slopes Tech Summit 2018 features prominent keynotes, premium breakout sessions inside of six different tracks, a breathtaking concert by Neon Trees, and an exclusive screening of a fil from the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. The amount of talent and experience that's on display makes this a unique event that could only happen in Silicon Slopes.
Preliminary Case Due - Human Capital Management Competition
ALL DAY | EBB 315
Please have your first case submitted for the preliminary round. More Information
Focused Friday Schedule
February 16, 2018 - President's Day
March 2, 2018 - Spring Break
March 9, 2018 - Spring Break
April 27, 2018 - Dead Week
May 4, 2018 - Finals Week