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    Rising Senior Symposium

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    The Road to #Adulting

    May 16-17, 2019
    Apply starting 8:00am April 1, 2019.
    Registrations are open until 5:00pm May 3, 2019.

    The Rising Senior Symposium is a two-day event open to students who will be seniors in the 2019-20 academic year and who want to prepare themselves for their transition out of CC. This symposium includes a housing extension until Saturday, May 18, at 5 p.m.*

    The Rising Senior Symposium will again offer two tracks this year: a General Track, serving students interested in all industries; and a Consulting, Finance, and Business Track, serving students interested in competitive business opportunities. Both rising seniors (current juniors) and rising juniors (current sophomores) are encouraged to apply for the Consulting, Finance, and Business Track due to the hiring cycle for these industries.

     

    Here's what you'll learn:

    How to become a strong interview candidate
    How to tell the story of your CC education
    Why you should take risks in your career
    Why networking is a critical part of career success
    How to polish your resume and LinkedIn profile
    How alumni can help you find jobs
    How to prepare for grad school

    Here's what you'll get:

    Two days of free food
    A free professional headshot
    Valuable connections with CC alumni
    A fancy leather padfolio to take to interviews
    Two full days of professional development seminars
    A housing extension until Saturday, May 18 at 5 p.m.
    A networking opportunity with beer and wine for those 21+

     

    *The Rising Senior Symposium is free with a refundable deposit. All registered students are expected to participate in the entirety of the event. If you do not attend any portion of the program's events, you will lose your extended housing privileges and be charged the improper check-out fee by Residential Life. You will also lose your deposit.

    Get in Touch

    Questions? Contact Anna Squires and Michael McNamee.