Connect your interns with this exciting professional development opportunity from George Mason University Career Services!

  *   WHO: Students who want to be successful in their internships
  *   WHAT: A conference featuring panel discussions, workshops, industry roundtables, and technical demonstrations designed to give interns an edge in the workplace
  *   WHEN: Monday, May 22, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  *   WHERE: Merten Hall
  *   WHY: Learn the eight skills<http://www.naceweb.org/career-readiness/competencies/career-readiness-defined/> needed to be successful in the workforce
  *   HOW: Space is limited! Register<https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mason-career-readiness-conference-tickets-28837953094> now!
View the schedule below, or visit mcrconference.eventbrite.com<http://mcrconference.eventbrite.com> to learn more!

8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., Merten Hall
Check In and Welcome Breakfast

9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Keynote: Gregory Justice
Making First and Lasting Impressions while on Internship


10:15 - 11:05 a.m.
Effective Presentation Skills - Greg Justice,Virginia Tech
Personal Branding - Amir Zonozi, Zoomph

11:15 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Becoming a Concise Communicator - Lesley Jaycox, Geneva College
Career Panel - What I Really Learned in My First Internship
Technology Demonstrations: Project Management Skills - Rachel Bruns, Deloitte

12:15 - 1:05 p.m.
Industry Round Table Lunch
Business and Management
Human Service and Education
Public Service
Information Systems and Technology
Health and Science
Arts and Communications

1:15 - 2:05 p.m.
Taking the Lead - Yesenia Jimenez, Target
Navigating Conflict in the Workplace - Brent Ericson, George Mason University
Technology Demonstration: Excel - Samridhi Sharma, CACI

2:15 - 3:05 p.m.
Emotional Intelligence - John Oyhenart, PivotStone Group
What Would You Do? Diversity in the Workplace - Jennifer Crewalk & Mary Wells, George Mason University
Technology Demonstrations: Social Media For Business - Amir Zonozi, Zoomph

Closing-3:15 - 4 p.m.
Closing Ceremony/Open Networking





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