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Careerpalooza Top Secret

Careerpalooza: Top Secret Edition - Saturday, September 12th, 10-3

Bond, Bourne, Bauer…they all made sure they had good intel going into the field.  Join us for Careerpalooza: Top Secret Edition for specialized career development tradecraft with workshops covering everything from interview skills to specific career paths. Prominent employers and successful alums will be coming to share their expertise and advice. Choose which sessions fit you best and come to as many or as few as you’d like - if you attend at least 4 you'll be entered into a drawing for one of two $100 Apple Store Gift Cards.

Want to attend? Register now for Careerpalooza 2015.

Fall 2015 Schedule

Saturday, September 12th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Session 1: 10:00am-10:45am

Passing the Polygraph: Behavioral Interview prep (118)
Is your cover always getting blown when under pressure? Learn how to make sure your profile stands up to the most difficult questions.

Mission Briefing: Working in IT (233)
Hear from a tech asset in this "live drop" about what it's like to work in IT. Featuring IBM.

Session 2: 11:00am-12:00pm

Field Report: Prep for the Accounting/Finance Career Fair (118)
Industry guests will be sharing best practices for success for the Accounting and Finance Career Fair (Wednesday, September 16th)  so you can avoid getting ambushed. Hear in advance about employers in attendance, as well as tips for the industry fair and networking reception. Featuring PwC, KPMG, Baker Tilly, CohnReznick.

Mission Briefing: Working in International Business/Development (233)
Get the undercover scoop on this career path from someone currently in the field. Featuring US Dept. of Treasury.

Session 3: 12:00pm-12:45pm

Lunch/ Mission Briefing: Working in Accounting/Finance (118)
Infiltrate the operations in this field by hearing from our industry guest.  Featuring PwC, KPMG, Baker Tilly, CohnReznick.

Lunch/ Mission Briefing: Working in Consulting (233)
No bug needed - our local agent will tell you what to expect when working in consulting. Featuring Deloitte.

Lunch/ Tradecraft: Share intel with your peers (Student Lounge)
Enjoy lunch in the safe house while swapping tips with fellow Kogod students.  

Session 4: 1:00-1:45

Mission Briefing: Working in Marketing (118)
Shadow this operative as they share secrets about the day-to-day in a marketing role. Featuring Discovery Communications.

Crack the Cipher: Prep for Consulting Day and Case Interviews (233)
We’ve done the surveillance for you. Get the latest info on how to successfully navigate consulting day as well as how to prepare for the enigma of case interviews. Featuring Deloitte.

Session 5: 2:00-2:45

Agency Tradecraft: Navigating On Campus Recruiting (118)
The fox is in the henhouse, and the jobs are in CareerSource! Our case officers (employer relations team) will walk you through how to utilize our career management database, CareerSource, to find and apply for these competitive positions. They will also discuss the recruiting process and what employers are looking for.

Mission Briefing: Working in Sustainability (233)
They gained entry, now hear from this industry guest what it’s like to work in sustainability. Featuring Weber Shandwick.

Closing/Gift Card Drawing 2:50-3:00 Kogod Student Lounge
Attend 4 out of 5 sessions for a chance to win a gift card!