Professional Development Week

By, Jessica Knutzon

Professional Development Week is in full swing. After a weekend of wrapping up the first module of the fall 2014 trimester, Thunderbird students will have a week to focus on career development. There will be several workshops, presentations and networking opportunities. Students are encouraged to take advantage of the events, should apply for Career Fair jobs ahead of time and register for the Career Fair on GlobalConnect. Business casual attire is required from Monday through Wednesday at noon. Business formal attire is required for the information sessions, the Career Fair and interviews is required. The full schedule of events are:

Date Time Event Location
Monday, October 20 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Career Fair Advantage: Briefing on attending companies and what it takes to succeed at a career fair AT&T
Monday, October 20 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Doing Well by Doing Good: How to secure a well-paying job that makes a difference in the US or abroad LH 53
Monday, October 20 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Communication in Project Management by Mike Rasmussen LH 54
Tuesday, October 21 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wall Street Prep LH 53
Tuesday, October 21 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Overcoming Obstacles & the Failure Myths by Mike Rasmussen LH 54
Tuesday, October 21 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Networking Success by Mike Tomasello LH 55
Tuesday, October 21 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. CEO Perspectives by Doug Bruhnke Yount 100
Tuesday, October 21 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Networking Event by Global Chamber of Commerce  – Panel Discussion AT&T
Tuesday, October 21 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Networking Event by Global Chamber of Commerce  – Networking Event Atrium
Wednesday, October 22 9:00 – 10:45 a.m. Gallup Strength-based Leadership Workshop presented by Gallup LH 53
Wednesday, October 22 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Securing an Internship – Presented by Amway LH 54
Wednesday, October 22 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Inside Look At Executive Presentations by Joe Shanbaum LH 55
Wednesday, October 22 1:30 – 8:00 p.m. (multiple time slots) Employer Information Sessions
Thursday, October 23 10:00 – 2:00 p.m. Thunderbird Career Fair TEC
Friday, October 24 Candidate Interviews





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