University Relations

Meet and Eat With Employers: Learn How to Network

Friday, February 18, 2011
11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Coffman Union, Mississippi Room

This special event is designed for CLA juniors, seniors, and recent graduates. (This includes alumni who graduated in May 2010 or after.) This event will help you improve your ability to job search and network. The afternoon includes:

  • Networking strategies: Learn how to make professional connections, online and in person. Learn how to market yourself in a rapidly changing job market.

  • Advice directly from employers: Throughout the day, you'll talk to professionals about the job-search process, and learn what employers seek in job applicants. This will be great networking practice too.

  • Resume critiques: Bring a copy of your resume for substantive feedback during the event.

  • A tasty lunch!
Cost is $10.

HOW TO REGISTER: Log in to GoldPASS, go to the Career Events tab, then search for the Meet and Eat with Employers event. Click the event link and then the Register for Event button. Payment options are explained as you register.

11:30 – 12:00: Registration
11:50 – 12:15: Welcome and Lunch
12:15 – 12:35: CLA Alumni Presentation
12:35 – 12:45: Break
12:45 – 1:30: Speed Networking
1:30 – 2:00: Online Social Networking Presentation
2:00 – 2:15: Break
2:15 – 3:30: Employer Panel
3:30 – 4:00: Open networking and resume critiques

  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide
  • Dakota County
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car
  • Frito-Lay
  • Grad Staff
  • Kraft Foods
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, the Bohannon Group
  • Peace Corps
  • Securian Financial
  • Target Stores
  • Verizon Wireless
  • and more to be announced

QUESTIONS: This event is hosted by CLA Career Services. Contact us at: 612-624-7577,, 411 Science Teaching and Student Services Building

SPONSORSHIP: This event was made possible by a grant from Coca-Cola.

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