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CBAT@Work Networking Career Social is the major recruiting event for the fall semester.
Different from a traditional career fair, CBAT@Work facilitates student and employer
networking through a conference social environment. Typically, an alumni panel comprised
of recent graduates from the college will share information about their professional
journeys, key learning points from their first year on the job, critical skills, and
general advice to current students.
Following the panel discussion (45 minutes), students and employers congregate—and network!—in three major zones: business, computing/digital media, and engineering/engineering technology/surveying. Appetizers will be served.
The virtue of this format is that employers do not have to bring displays, giveaways,
or other items. However, a table will be placed in each zone for any employers who
want to share an internship/co-op or full-time job description or a company overview.
Other than that, employers simply bring themselves. Won’t you join us?
CBAT@Work Networking Career Social 2018
DATE: Thursday, October 11, 2018
TIME/LOCATION: 4-6 PM, Millennium Centre Ballroom
PARKING: Free in the parking deck
Schedule of Events
CHECK-IN: 3:30-4 PM
ALUMNI PANEL: 4-4:45 PM
NETWORKING: 4:45-6 PM
Employer Registration and Cost
REGISTRATION LINK: click here
- General Registration:
- $25 (includes refreshments and venue; capped at $150 for parties of 6 or more)
- Corporate Sponsor Registration:
- $250 (single event)
- $500 (CBAT@Work and CBAT Career Fair)
$100 savings for Corporate Sponsors who wish to participate in both events!!
** Contact Melinda Laprade (email@example.com) for more information
Premier Corporate Sponsors:
Why should you attend? Approximately, 90% of jobs are found through networking. Last year’s attendees got jobs and internships/co-ops just by coming to CBAT@Work. AND, this event represents a great way to engage with lots of employers quickly. Make time for this investment in your future!
If you are a currently enrolled full-time or part-time student or alumnus from the College of Business and Technology you are welcome to attend CBAT@Work Networking Career Social. Preparation equals success when it comes to learning how to network successfully. Here are some helpful tips to ensure you have a successful experience:
- Research employers of interest; know what they do
- Prepare a list of questions you want to ask the employers
- Dress professionally
- Bring lots of error-free resumes
- Prepare a brief infomercial about yourself
- Shake hands with a firm handshake
- Smile, make eye contact, and be confident
Email firstname.lastname@example.org including the following information:
- Major/Field of Study
- Phone number
See you there!