SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

10:00am - 12.00pm

The opening keynote speaker will not only provide first generation students with an inspirational and engaging keynote presentation on career leadership success, but more importantly, this dynamic and engaging speaker will provide applicable and practical words of wisdom that will empower students with the skills needed to position themselves for career leadership success after graduation.

LUNCH

12:00pm - 2.00pm

DESIGNING YOUR CAREER PATH

2:00pm - 3.00pm

Designing your career path will consist of engaging discussion with four professionals that are skilled at helping students and professionals develop a career plan for success.

During this session, first generation students will not only learn about the key components of an effective professional and digital brand, but more importantly, they will be provided with some valuable insight and practical words of wisdom that can be used to design their future career path.

Included with this session, students will be given a set of questions that first generationstudents can use to design their future career path after graduating from college.

VIRTUAL PARTY WITH LIVE DJ

3:00pm - 3.30pm

Overcoming First Generation Professional Challenges Within The Workplace

3:30pm - 4.30pm

Overcoming First Generation Professional Challenges Within the Workplace will consist of an engaging discussion with four highly successful first generation professionals from top tier organizations and companies.

During this second session, first generation students will not only learn about the challenges that many first generation professionals have to face when they make the transition from college to career, but each of these professionals will share the stories and solutions that they have used to overcome these real challenges that many first generation professionals face after graduation.

CLOSING SESSION

4:30pm - 5.30pm

The closing session will be a time of networking, self-reflection, story-telling, and action planning for every first generation student. Mixed in with this time of self-reflection will be a live DJ and time where prizes will be given as well.


SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2021

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

10:00am - 12.00pm

The opening keynote speaker will not only provide first generation students with an inspirational and engaging keynote presentation on career leadership success, but more importantly, this dynamic and engaging speaker will provide applicable and practical words of wisdom that will empower students with the skills needed to position themselves for career leadership success after graduation.

LUNCH

11:30am - 1.00pm

COLLEGE TO CAREER

1:00pm - 2.00pm

College to Career will consist of an engaging discussion with four successful first generation professionals from top tier organizations and companies who will share some of the lessons
that have enabled them to successfully make the transition from college to career as a first
generation student.

During this session, we will talk about job searching, interviewing, networking, professional associations, attaining a mentor, developing the right professional competencies, and using your experience as a first generation student to share your story and value to a potential organization or companies.

VIRTUAL PARTY WITH LIVE DJ

2:30pm - 2.30pm

ENTRY LEVEL TO C-SUITE EXECUTIVE

2:30pm - 3.30pm

Entry level to C-Suite Executive session will consist of an engaging discussion with four highly successful first generation professionals from top tier organizations and companies that have successfully evolved, grew, and became c-suite executives as first generation professionals.

During this final session, first generation students will not only learn how to position themselves for career leadership success during the first 90 days of beginning a new job or internship, but more importantly, they will learn about the specific things that they can do to position themselves for growth and leadership opportunities within their professional area of expertise.

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

3:30pm - 4.30pm

The closing session will be a time of networking, self-reflection, story-telling, and action planning for every first generation student. Mixed in with this time of self-reflection will be a live DJ and time where prizes will be given as well.