Dare To Be Prepared

FAU's Career Development Center, in the Division of Student Affairs, has developed a one day seminar to help jumpstart the post-graduation employment plans of FAU graduates.
The graduation class of 2015 (May, August or December) is invited to attend.

May 5, 2015
10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Grand Palm Room, Student Union
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton FL



To Register:
  1. Click the “Student RSVP" or "Alumni RSVP" above and complete your profile in OWL CareerLink
  2. Sign up for "Dare To Be Prepared 2015" event within OWL CareerLink:
    • Once you login to your OWL CareerLink account, click the "Career Events" tab and search for "Dare To Be Prepared 2015"
    • Click on "Register for Event" and "Save"
    • You will get email confirmation once we approve your registration
  3. Bring hard copy of your resumes to the event

 

Program Outline

9:30 a.m.  - 10 a.m.
Grand Palm Room, Student Union

Students / Alumni check-in
10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Grand Palm Room, Student Union
OPENING REMARKS - Sandra Jakubow, Executive Director
Career Development Center
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Grand Palm Room, Student Union

Experience and Reflection - Transitioning from Student to Professional: Alumni Panel Discussion - Gain first-hand information excelling in various career path and  practical advice adjusting to life after FAU from successful FAU alumni professionals. 

Moderator:
Deon Robin, Assistant Director Employer Relations
Career Development Center

Panelists:
Ursula Iafrate - FAE Consulting
Gregory Iannelli - Enterprise Rent-A-Car
Rey More - Retired-Motorola
Chris Naff - MoreVisibility
Amanda Ruis - City Furniture

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Live Oak B

Make a Difference!  Service Organization Information Session

Presenters:
City Year & AmeriCorps Palm Beach County 

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Live Oak A

Financial Literacy Presentation:
7 Financial Habits of Happy and Healthy People. 7 basic financial habits that anyone can implement. The earlier you start the happier and healthier you will be. Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.”

Presenter:
John Ruhl, Managing Director - Northwestern Mutual Financial Network - The Ruhl Financial Group

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Student Union Lobby
Student/Alumni Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

  • LinkedIn & OWL CareerLink Presentation - (Live Oak A)
    Learn how to create and utilize your Owl CareerLink and professional LinkedIn profile by attending this interactive workshop. While in this session you will learn how to effectively use both resources as a job search and networking tool. Please have an active LinkedIn and Owl CareerLink account BEFORE the workshop. We strongly encourage you to bring your own laptop or iPads with you, but we will have a few iPads to provide to those of you who do not have them.

    Presenters:
    Jennifer Berman, Coordinator Employer Relations - Career Development Center 
    Melanie Adams, Access Career Counselor

  • Resume Critiques - (Live Oak C & D)
    Jump Start Your Career - Meet with hiring managers. Get your resume critiqued and network with employers who are hiring.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

  • LinkedIn & OWL CareerLink Presentation - (Live Oak A)
    Learn how to create and utilize your Owl CareerLink and professional LinkedIn profile by attending this interactive workshop. While in this session you will learn how to effectively use both resources as a job search and networking tool. Please have an active LinkedIn and Owl CareerLink account BEFORE the workshop. We strongly encourage you to bring your own laptop or iPads with you, but we will have a few iPads to provide to those of you who do not have them.

    Presenters:
    Jennifer Berman, Coordinator Employer Relations - Career Development Center 
    Melanie Adams, Access Career Counselor

  • Resume Critiques - (Live Oak C & D)
    Jump Start Your Career - Meet with hiring managers. Get your resume critiqued and network with employers who are hiring.

 

Student Testimonial


 

Participating Employers (Resume Critique) & Current Open Position(s):

  

 


Sponsored by:
The Career Development Center, FAU Student Government and Chartwells