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Career iMPACT Summit

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Career iMPACT SummitJoin the Knox College Bastian Family Career Center for their second annual Career iMPACT Summit on December 1-2, 2014 at Knox College. This exciting 2-day career event for seniors and young alumni is designed to impact their careers with the skills and knowledge needed to be successful. Participants will have the opportunity to focus specifically on their career preparation outside of the demands of their academic schedule.

Students attending the summit will have the opportunity to hear from Knox alumni representing a variety of industries. Over the course of these two days, students and young alumni will engage in numerous career-related seminars targeted specifically to the liberal arts student, hear dynamic speakers, network with industry professionals, and gain a wealth of skills and ideas that will have a positive impact on their career. Topics include: Building a Career You're Proud of, Resume and Interview Tips, Social Media and Personal Branding, Networking Skills, Choosing Between Graduate School and Career, Soft Skills Employers are Looking For, Facing Rejection and Making Career Choices, Finding your First Job Out of College, and Using Your Knox Education in the Real World.

The event is scheduled to begin on Monday, December 1, at 1:30 p.m. The day will consist of keynote speakers, break-out sessions, and will end with a dinner and an alumni networking reception. The second day, December 2, will begin at 8:00 a.m. with a continental breakfast followed by additional sessions, resume critiques, an employer Q&A panel, lunch, and a closing speaker.

Watch for additional information regarding the Career iMPACT Summit from the Career Center. Students are able to reside in their Knox Housing for the duration of the event and meals will be provided during event.

The Career iMPACT Summit event is sponsored by the John D. Carlin Career Development Support Fund.

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