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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
Panel Members:

  • 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

January 19, 2018

January 26, 2018

February 2, 2018

February 9, 2018

February 16, 2018 - President's Day

February 23, 2018

March 2, 2018 - Spring Break

March 9, 2018 - Spring Break

March 16, 2018

March 23, 2018

March 30, 2018

April 6, 2018

April 13, 2018

April 20, 2018

April 27, 2018 - Dead Week

May 4, 2018 - Finals Week