Professional Development Conference
The annual conference is a vehicle for highlighting best practices as stated by key leaders from corporate America. The event will include: a continental breakfast, opening session, panel presenters on various business and employment-related topics, buffet lunch, and a keynote speaker.
Student Professional Development Conference Registration Form(pdf)
Conference Flyer (pdf)
Topics for the 2013 Student Professional Development Conference
The 6th Annual Student Professional Development Conference will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 as part of Professional Opportunities Week. The conference includes some very prestigious speakers from corporate America who will share their stories and strategies for career success. The theme of this year’s conference is: Valuing & Selling Yourself in the Workplace . The keynote speaker is Mr. Jason Horner, Managing Partner, Defender Risk Management and Insurance, LLC. Students may choose to attend any of the following workshops and activities:
Opening Session: 8:30-9:00
Continental Breakfast (MacFeat)
Thurmond Building (Room 210)
Know Your Abilities: Translating and Transferring Hard and Soft Skills
Your Worth: How to Become a Value-Added Employee
Selling Yourself: How to Create an Effective Professional Network
Vivian M. Carroll Hall
Managing Your Presence: Creating a Powerful Resume, Brand and Online Persona
Your Image: Dress for the Job You Want
11:00-11:45 Managing Your Skills: Strategies for
On-Going Professional Development
DiGiorgio Campus Center
“Valuing and Selling Yourself
in the Workplace”
Keynote Speaker- Jason
Horner, Managing Partner, Defender Risk Management and Insurance Inc.
There is a $5.00 fee for the luncheon. Attached is a copy of the flier and a registration form to distribute to students. We will also provide coupons as proof of attendance. Faulty are also invited to attend the luncheon as our guests. To attend please complete the form and return to Dr. Burgess-Wilkerson – Thurmond 427 or Chirs Holloman – Thurmond 200. We look forward to your support and participation. Business attire is required. For questions feel free to contact: Dr. Burgess-Wilkerson at (803)323-2690 or firstname.lastname@example.org.