Career Fair Prep Workshop 2013

All students in the college are invited to attend this workshop to learn valuable tips about career fairs, networking and interviewing. This is an opportunity to be mentored by professionals and ask questions, just in time for the Winter STEM Career Fair the following day. 

Please bring your resume and dress professionally.

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Time: 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Location: Clyde Building Lounge, 254 CB and 256 CB
 
This event is brought to you by the Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering and Technology Dean's Office and Career Placement Center, and hosted by the Society of Women Engineers. The first 40 minutes the group is together, then will split and rotate for two workshops. Everyone will come back together for a final session and refreshments.
 
Special thank you to our event sponsor: Instructure
 
 
6:00 - 6:05
Welcome and Introduction
 
 
6:05 - 6:45
 
How to Ace the Interview – Panel Discussion
Moderator: Bill Brady
Panel:
 
Bill Brady - Busineess Career Center, Marriot School
 
Clayton Patch - Process Engineering, IM Flash Technologies
 
Bryan Helsop - National Instruments
 
Karlyn Norton - Xactware
 
Dale Smith - Serialtek
 
Location: CB Lounge
 
 
6:50 - 7:45
Professional Pathways (25 min)
 
Presenter:  Curtis Fry - VP IT at Navigator
 
Location: 254 CB
 
- Leadership Development Programs
- Technical Paths
- Management Paths
- Entrepreneurial Paths
- Other related fields
- Deciding what is right for you and where each pathway can lead
The Interview Experience (25 min)
 
Presenter: Tracy Field - VP HR Instructure
 
Location: CB Lounge
 
- What is being assessed and why 
- Hands-on and problem solving situations
- Group interactions
- Behavioral Questions
- Socials and meals
- Why each interaction counts
 
Your Job Search Secret Weapon (25 min)
 
Presenter:
Justin Zamora
 
Location: CB 256
 
- BYU E-Recruiting Tools
- Your Profile: using effective key words
- A resume to get you noticed
- Identifying your key value skills & capabilities
- Asking insightful quesitons & sharing appropriate information
7:45 – 8:30
 
It’s all Part of the Interview: Why Socials, Meals & Casual Conversations Matter
 
Presenter:  Bill Brady – Marriott School (10 mins)
Location: CB Lounge
 
Networking mixer format with professional attendees for students to practice networking skills with. Refreshments provided.
 
 

 

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