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Career-A-Palooza: The Game of Life

Monday Nov 11, 2019 12:00 PM - Nov 15, 2019 02:00 PM

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Life after college graduation can be a little tricky. To help ease the transition, Career-A-Palooza encourages students to play the Game of Life. Learn how to land a job, pay bills and more with this event-packed week.

Monday, November 11

Noon

Freshmen First

Nielsen Room, Tucker Dining Hall

As a freshman, are you on track with your career timeline? Get tips from students on what you can do now to better prepare you for your future. (LEAD)

4 p.m.

Do More, Be More, Sophomore

Ivy Room, Tucker Dining Hall

As a sophomore, are you on track with your career timeline? Get tips on what you can do now to better prepare you for your future. (LEAD)

6 p.m.

But, I’m NOT a Business Major…

Dulany Library Auditorium

No matter your major, the workforce requires certain soft skills to be successful. Learn from equestrian faculty the skills that are needed in ANY major. (LEAD)

Tuesday, November 12

12:30 p.m.

Benefits 101

Dulany Library Auditorium

You landed a job. Congrats! HR hands you a huge scary packet of benefits information and says to have it back to them by the end of the week. What does all of this mean? Join Terri Grace, WWU colleague, as she prepares you with what to expect in your benefits package and how it translates to benefiting you. (LEAD)

6 p.m.

Salary Negotiation

Ivy Room, Tucker Dining Hall

Do you know your worth? Join alumna and Human Resources Manager Amy Faus as she talks about negotiating your salary from two different perspectives. (LEAD)

Wednesday, November 13

Noon

Junior Achievements

Ivy Room, Tucker Dining Hall

As a junior, are you on track with your career timeline? Get tips on what you can do now to better prepare you for your future. (LEAD)

6 p.m.

Senior Etiquette Dinner

Aldridge Recreation Center

Sponsored by Northwestern Mutual **Seniors Only**

Many interviews and job offers happen over a meal. Do you know which fork to use or where to put your bread? Join professionals from Northwestern Mutual for dinner and networking to learn professional etiquette tips to get you hired instead of fired. Wine provided. You MUST RSVP to Allie.Dunkin@WilliamWoods.edu. Only 40 spots available.

Thursday, November 14

12:30 p.m.

Advice and a Slice Sponsored by Veterans United!

Ivy Room, Tucker Dining Hall

Join recruiters from Veterans United for pizza with the professionals. Grab a slice and get interviewing advice. (LEAD)

Friday, November 15

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Grad School Meet-up

Ivy Room, Tucker Dining Hall

Considering graduate school? Stop by to gather information on schools, programs, and graduate assistant opportunities. (LEAD)