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Careerpalooza: POTUS edition


Saturday, September 10th

One Day. Three Sessions.

Get ready for the upcoming recruitment season with Careerpalooza! This event has the options you’re looking for to create your personal career arsenal. Choose which sessions fit you best, and join prominent industry guests and successful alumni coming to share their expertise and advice. This experience, and your career, are yours to define!

Plan to attend? Register here for Careerpalooza

Come to as many or as few sessions as you'd like, but attend two out of three for a chance to win one of two $100 Amazon Gift Cards!

All sessions will be held in the Kogod School of Business at American University. Dress casually; we'll be wearing jeans and t-shirts.


Session 1 – 10:00am-11:00am

Networking: Don’t Be the Best Candidate Nobody Knows

Come learn the ropes of this often misunderstood concept known as “networking.” As one of our most popular sessions, you will learn how to network successfully by using strategies that have already worked for you in the past. If networking sounds awkward or intimidating, this presentation is for you. Featuring guests from Deloitte and Facebook.


Session 2- 11:15am-12:15pm

Interviewing: Answer Better Than Any Politician

Don’t let the idea of interviews scare you. This is your moment to shine and share why you are the best candidate. Learn how to prepare for and answer different types of interview questions, and come out on top. This session is essential for any job seeker’s toolkit. Featuring guests from Baker Tilly, Consero Group, Cambridge Associates, and CohnReznick.

Session 3- 12:30pm-1:45pm

Lunch and Career Fair Prep: Have Lunch in the West Wing

Career fair season starts in a couple of weeks. Now is the time to prepare and plan to make an impression. Panelist from EY, Baker Tilly, Aronson, and Green Buzz Agency will share how to maximize KCCD’s Industry Days and the Job and Internship Fair. Lunch will be provided.


Closing/Gift Card Drawing 2pm-2:15pm- Raffle