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Best & Brightest Round Tables: Fall 2017 Schedule

Date

Foundational

Recommended for students beginning their career development (Freshman, Sophomores or students who have not attended any previous workshops in these topics).

Intermediate

For students who attended B&B Round Tables last year, upperclassmen and graduate students who already have a foundational understanding of the topics.

October 27, 2017

Job Search AGGIE |Handshake

Description: Come learn to use the new job search service. Presented by Dannon Loveland

Location: HH 326

Networking

Description: It's not what you know; it's who you know and how to connect.

Location: HH 320

November 3, 2017

LinkedIn as a Job Search Tool

Description: Learn to use LinkedIn to do job search within industry.

Location: HH 326

LinkedIn as a Job Search Strategy

Description: No better resource for connecting with recruiters and employers.

Location: HH 320

November 10, 2017

Social Media as a Job Search Tool

Description: Learn to use different social media platforms to find your next job.

Location: HH 326

Social Media as a Job Search Strategy

Description: Resources to aid in your job search strategy that you may not have considered.

Location: HH 320

November 17, 2017   No B&B Round Table - Holiday Break
November 24, 2017   No B&B Round Table - Thanksgiving
December 1, 2017

Grad Panel

Description: Meet the HSB Graduate Program directors and find out admission requirements, placement, fellowship and assistantship opportunities.

Location: HH 326

Grad School Applications

Description: Admissions exams, personal statements or essays, interview prep: for best results, start early.

Location: HH 320

December 8, 2017 No B&B Round Table - Dead Week
December 15, 2017   No B&B Round Table - Finals

Past Best & Brightest Round Tables: Sessions

Date

Foundational

Recommended for students beginning their career development (Freshman, Sophomores or students who have not attended any previous workshops in these topics).

Intermediate

For students who attended B&B Round Tables last year, upperclassmen and graduate students who already have a foundational understanding of the topics.

September 8, 2017

Professional Documents

Description: Introduction to resumes (chronological, functional), cover letters and reference sheet.

Location: HH 326

Tailoring Documents

Description: How to customize cover letters and resumes to get the opportunity to interview.

Location: 9th Floor EBB

September 15, 2017

Interviews Strategies

Description: Learn how to prepare for your next interview, we will cover, preparation, delivery, and follow-up.

Location: HH 326

Various Interview Formats

Description: Face-to-face, Phone, Video or Virtual: Be prepared for anything!

Location: HH 320

September 22, 2017

Business Etiquette

Description: Proper etiquette can help people land jobs, get promotions and establish excellent relationships with others.

Location: HH 326

Career Fair Preparation

Description: Tips for a successful career event from those who do the hiring (Employer Panel).

Location: HH 320

September 29, 2017

Networking & Elevator Pitches

Description: Learn tips to help you have the best experience at your next network event. Also, opportunity to create a dynamic introduction.

Location: HH 326

Job Offer Negotiation

Description: Gain confidence in your ability to get the best job offer possible - Merideth Thompson

Location: HH 320

October 6, 2017

e-folios

Description: Enhance your job search possibilities by housing all your projects in an e-folio.

Location: HH 326

LinkedIn Profiles

Description: Your Online Resume or Your Extended Story? Find out just how employers use LinkedIn to search for qualified candidates.

Location: HH 320

 

 

October 13, 2017

LinkedIn Profile

Description: Learn tips to optimize your LinkedIn profile.

Location: EEB 109 (Computer Lab)

AGGIE | Handshake

Description: There's a new career tool in town; learn what students from 400 other universities have already discovered.

Location: 9th Floor EBB

October 20, 2017   No B&B Round Table - Fall Break