Walker College to offer five-part professional development series for students

Business Career Services in the BB&T Student Leadership Center, housed in Appalachian State University's Walker College of Business, will present a five-part professional development series for the upcoming semester.

Each event will offer topic-specific career, professional and leadership development advice. The dates and topics, listed below, are designed to help students prepare for, and benefit from Walker Spring Connect, scheduled for March 21.

  • January 28: Job Search
  • February 11: Interview Skills
  • March 12: Internship Panel
  • March 19: Career Fair Bootcamp
  • April 8: Negotiation

The hour-long discussions will be held from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Peacock Hall Room 1012. 

View the full schedule with detailed topic descriptions.

All business students, regardless of major, are encouraged to join one or more sessions, as the series covers a variety of topics designed to help business students 'land the job' and prepare for a successful and fulfilling career after college. No registration is required, and there is no fee to participate. Seats are available on a first come-first served basis.

View the flier.

For more information, contact BB&T Student Leadership Center Assistant Director Jackie Garner, newellje@appstate.edu.

About the BB&T Student Leadership Center

The BB&T Student Leadership Center provides opportunities for business students to build career skills through professional and leadership development training. The center provides career services with personalized coaching and support to business students as they prepare for a career beyond Appalachian. The center serves as a link between students and employment recruiters and alumni, and it provides programs and services to assist students as they develop professionally inside and outside of the classroom. Services offered include mentoring, leadership case competitions, career counseling, resume development, internship placement assistance, job search strategies, mock interviewing and salary negotiation training. For more information, visit businessleadership.appstate.edu.

Walker College to offer five-part professional development series for students
Published: Jan 10, 2019 4:42pm

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