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A&S Career and Networking Week

College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 30 to FEb. 3, 2017, Work It! Build Your Bobcat Network. Jumpstart Your Career. With photo of Rufus holding "Free Business Cards" sign.

Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2018

The College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week is Jan. 29 to Feb. 2, 2018.

A highlight is Alumni Networking Day on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, with an Alumni and Student Networking Reception that brings together hundreds of alumni and students majoring in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

Tentative Schedule

Monday, Jan. 29, 2018

Donuts with Deans: Maximizing Your Arts & Sciences Degree

  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Amanda J Cunningham Leadership Center, Baker 366

Dean Robert Frank and Imants Jaunarajs, Assistant Dean of Students for the Career and Leadership Development Center, discuss how to leverage Arts & Sciences degrees into awesome careers.

How to Use LinkedIn to Network with Employers & Alumni Workshop

  • Free LinkedIn Photos!
  • 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., Location TBD
  • Facilitator: Kacey Schaum

Discover the features offered through LinkedIn—one of the best networking tools—including how to navigate the Alumni Networking Tool. Bring a laptop or tablet to this interactive workshop.

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018

How to Use Bobcat CareerLink during the Internship & Career Search Workshop

  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Baker 503
  • Facilitator: Aaron Sturgill, Career & Leadership Development Center

Learn how to set-up your profile and utilize Bobcat CareerLink to connect with employers seeking Bobcats through job and internship postings, on-campus interviews, career events, and more.

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

Walk-In Wednesday – Professional Resume Review

  • 9 a.m. to noon & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building 104

Take advantage of a 10-minute drop-in session to review your resume with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum, who specializes in coaching Arts & Sciences majors. No appointment needed.

My Summer As an Intern & How To Find Yours (Student Panel)

  • 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Amanda J Cunningham Leadership Center, Baker 366

Interested in obtaining an internship in the future? Hear from current College of Arts & Sciences students about their experiences applying and completing summer internships

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018—Alumni Networking Day!

Career Coaching for Alumni

  • 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wilson Hall Administrative Building

Take advantage of individual career coaching with Assistant Director Kacey Schaum. Start with a short, easy conversation by phone or on campus. RSVP to

Networking Kick Off—Alumni Panels & Roundtables

Get tips from alumni. Gear up for the Networking Reception (immediately following the panels) with LearnEarnRetire guru Alan McMillan.

Alumni & Student Networking Reception: The Art & Science of Networking

  • Free | Hors d’Oeuvres
  • Baker University Center Ballroom
  • 4:30 to 7 p.m. (Note: Come for a while or stay the whole time, whatever fits your schedule.)
  • Alumni RSVP
  • Student RSVP (RSVP by Jan. 23 and get free business cards.)

This Arts & Sciences networking night brings alumni and students together for a career development and networking lab with how-to instruction for one-to-one student and alumni networking.

  • Students will receive business cards, engage in the "Art and Science of Networking," and build their Bobcat network.
  • LearnEarnRetire guru Alan McMillan will provide easy “how-to” networking guides to make this a fun night for all!

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018

Various guest lectures and department panels.

English Alumni Panels

Two panel sessions, 11:50 a.m. and 12:35 p.m., University Commons in Alden Library

Departmental Social Media

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