On Saturday, April 20, the Office of Career Services will host the 2nd Annual Career Symposium on the campus of Lees-McRae. This event is free and open to all students.
The day will begin with 15-minute mock interviews from 9-11:45 a.m. The interviews, which will be conducted by a panel of Lees-McRae faculty and staff, will provide an excellent opportunity for students to develop skills for job and graduate school interviews. Though they are mock interviews, students are encouraged to dress professionally and bring their resumes to make these simulations as real as possible.
Following the mock interviews will be concurrent fifty-minute learning sessions from 1-4 p.m. These sessions will cover a variety of topics including networking, specific career fields, professional behavior, and overcoming individual and professional challenges. Students are encouraged to attend multiple sessions. Lees-McRae faculty and staff will lead the sessions.
From brand-new freshman to soon-to-graduate seniors, every student can find a session applicable to them because it's never too early (or too late!) to focus on career preparation. Session titles include Managing the Job Search Process, Social Media Etiquette: Check Your Facebook, Intro to Free Online Web Design Programs and How to Make a Great First Impression, all of which are aimed at helping Lees-McRae students elevate their future.
For more information on the Career Symposium or Career Services at Lees-McRae, please contact Caitlin Neal-Jones, assistant director of career services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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