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Weinberg College Career Summit 2021

Fifth Annual Weinberg College Career Summit

Monday, September 20th, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. CT (*All sessions will now be held virtually via Zoom)
Registration is open!

Join the Waldron Student-Alumni Connections Program to learn how to tell your professional narrative, explore your career options, and connect with alumni.

Whether you know what you want to do after graduation or you don't even know what to pick as a major yet, this is the perfect event for you.

You don't need to "have it all figured out" to attend this career event!

The day is designed to help you explore different types of career paths and to prepare you to have casual conversations with graduates who were once in your shoes.

Program Agenda

9:30-10:15: Welcome and NCA Skills Building Workshop
10:15-11:15: Industry Panel #1
11:15-11:30: Break

11:30-12:30: Industry Panel #2
12:30-1:30: Industry Panel #3
1:30-2:00: Break

2:00-2:45: Keynote Address
2:45-3:00: Break

3:00-4:00: Small Group Discussions and Networking

Coffee at Kresge

In lieu of the snack break during the Career Summit, please join us in the lobby of Kresge on Tuesday, September 21st for coffee and breakfast on your way to your first day of classes!

And don't miss out on some free journals from the Waldron Student-Alumni Connections Program!


build your own career summit experience

Whether you fit one of the tracks below or you want to break outside of the mold, you can build your own track for the Career Summit this year!
Enjoy science, but aren't sure if med school is the right path for you?

Attend our Healthcare, Consulting, and Energy and Sustainability panels.

Hear from alumni who are doctors and pharmaceutical executives, alumni who are healthcare consultants, and alumni who are doing research on the environment.

Excited about math, but are curious about industries outside of finance?

Attend our Finance and Investment Banking, Startups and Entrepreneurship, and Big Data panels.

Hear from alumni in the traditional finance world, alumni who have used their math skills to start their own business, and alumni who use these skills to work in data analytics.

Have a passion for making a difference, but feel overwhelmed by the career options?

Attend our Research and Education, Politics and Policy, and Law panels.

Hear from alumni working on in higher ed or innovative education organizations, alumni working in local or federal government, and alumni in legal careers from corporate law to civil rights.

Interested in creative careers, but unsure how to make it work?

Attend our Nonprofits, Arts and Media, and Communications and Marketing panels.

Hear from alumni working in grassroots organizations, alumni in public media, and alumni utilizing their arts and sciences background in marketing roles.


Registration is now open!

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