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Best & Brightest Round Tables: Spring 2018 Schedule

 
Date

Career Preparation/Career Exploration
Resumes, interviews, networking, etiquette and job searches are basic preparations to launch your career. Additionally, exploring your career options is the best way to determine best fit.

 

Career Readiness Series
Employers require that every new hire—internship or full-time—has mastery of 8 specific competencies, regardless of major, industry, or function. This series helps you understand, attain and demonstrate these qualifications to successfully transition into the workplace.

February 23, 2018

Career Preparation: Telling Your Story

Description: "Tell me about yourself." This is a question you are certain to be asked, in one form or another, at the start of a job or internship interview, networking events, or informational interviews and job shadows. Knowing your story is key in order to make a positive impression and present yourself as a confident professional. In this session, learn the value of "telling your story" and how to weave your experiences at Utah State both in and outside the classroom to create a compelling story as you navigate your career.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Career Management

Description: An industry professional will share insights on how you should best identify and articulate skills, strengths, knowledge and experience to gain career success.

Location: HH 322

March 2, 2018

Friday Before Spring Break

March 9, 2018

Spring Break

March 16, 2018

Career Exploration Series: Major Exploration Faculty Panel

Description: This will be a panel discussion featuring faculty in all HSB majors. Learn about each major including requirements and career pathways.

Location: HH 326 

Career Readiness Series: Oral/Written Communication          

Description: An industry professional will cover the art of delivering a professional presentation.

Location: HH 322

March 23, 2018

Career Exploration Series: Minor Exploration Panel

Description: Minors are a great way to increase your career marketability in a rapidly changing global economy. Learn from faculty panel about which Huntsman School of Business minors might be right for you.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Professionalism/Work Ethic

Description: A student panel of successful 2017 Summer interns will discuss their experience in corporate America and the expectations they encountered.

Location: HH 322

March 30, 2018

Career Exploration Series: Job Search Strategies – AGGIE|handshake

Description: Learn about Aggie Handshake and other tools and strategies that can help you find the job or internship that is right for you.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Global Fluency       

Description: Interactive competition involving ability to learn, understand, and value global factors influencing business. PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED!

Location: HH 322

April 6, 2018

Career Exploration Series: Strengths Finder

Description: The Clifton Strengths for Students online assessment is one useful tool to help you better understand your areas of talent that can turn into strengths. This assessment has helped more than 9 million people around the world discover their talents.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Leadership 

Description: Learn to leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals and the interpersonal skills to coach or develop others.

Location: HH 322

April 13, 2018

Career Exploration Series: Design Thinking

Description: Explore the Concept of Design Thinking to Build the Life You Want.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: HireVue Evaluations 

Description: One-on-one interview feedback from CD team.

Location: HH 322

April 20, 2018

Career Exploration Series:  Job Shadowing/Information Interviewing       

Description: Summer break is a great time to conduct informational interviews and job shadow. Learn how to network and connect with professionals in your field of interest to explore careers and make contacts.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Breakfast of Champions                    

Description: Culminating award event for Completion of Series.

Location: HH 322

April 27, 2018

Dead Week

May 4, 2018

Finals Week

 Past Best & Brightest Round Tables: Sessions

Date

Career Preparation/Career Exploration
Resumes, interviews, networking, etiquette and job searches are basic preparations to launch your career. Additionally, exploring your career options is the best way to determine best fit.

 

Career Readiness Series
Employers require that every new hire—internship or full-time—has mastery of 8 specific competencies, regardless of major, industry, or function. This series helps you understand, attain and demonstrate these qualifications to successfully transition into the workplace.

January 12, 2018

Holiday Weekend: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 19, 2018

Career Preparation: Professional Documents

Description: Learn the ins and outs of creating a powerful resume and cover letter that will help you land job interviews

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Introduction to Series

Description: An overview of the benefits of your participation in the entire series. Come learn how YOU can earn your Career Readiness Completion credentials.

Location: HH 322

January 26, 2018

Career Preparation: Interview Preparation

Description: Learn the ins and outs of navigating the job interview process and successfully articulating your value to employers.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Digital Technology

Description: Technology is advancing so rapidly that most careers or jobs that today’s college grads end up in may not even exist today, or they will look vastly different than they do right now. Learn strategies for staying marketable and successfully managing your career in a rapidly changing innovation and platform-driven, global economy.

Location: HH 322

February 2, 2018

Career Preparation: Networking & Elevator Pitches

Description: Learn how to effectively communicate with colleagues and prospective employers. You will create and practice a strong elevator pitch that can be used in networking opportunities including upcoming campus career fairs.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Teamwork/Collaboration

Description: Activities and information on how to build relationships, work within a team structure, and negotiate or manage conflict.

Location: HH 322

February 9, 2018

Career Preparation: Professional Dress/Etiquette

Description: Whether you are connecting with employers at career fairs and networking events or communicating online to build your network, it is essential you present a professional image. Learn how to make a great impression and put your best foot forward.

Location: HH 326

Career Readiness Series: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

Description: A published author and sales professional will provide ideas which will enhance your ability to analyze issues, make decisions, overcome problems and acquire knowledge. Presented by: Scott Baird

Location: HH 322

February 16, 2018

Holiday Weekend: President's Day