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Career iMPACT Summit


Krista Nelson

Associate Director, Bastian Family Career Center

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Career iMPACT SummitJoin the Knox College Bastian Family Career Center for their fifth annual Career iMPACT Summit on November 20 & 21, 2017 at Knox College. This exciting 2-day career event for seniors 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 will engage in numerous career-related sessions 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, Skills Employers are Looking For, Landing your First Job Out of Knox, Using Your Knox Education in the Real World, Building a Culturally Competent Career, Work That Makes A Difference, and Reaching the Summit - Having Confidence in Yourself.

The event is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 20th. The day will consist of keynote speakers, break-out sessions, and will end with a dinner and an alumni networking reception. The second day, will include additional sessions, resume critiques, an employer Q&A panel, lunch, and a closing speaker. In addition, students will have the opportunity to register to participate in a pre-conference luncheon with participating Knox alumni. This is an opportunity for students to get to know the Knox alumni featured in the event. 

Students are able to reside in their Knox Housing and meals will be provided for the duration of the event.

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

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