Join us for a full day of personal and professional development crafted to help graduating students and young alumni successfully transition to the next step, whether it be work, travel or the pursuit of a graduate degree.
Hear from alumni about how to make your last year memorable and be successful in your job search. Learn how to identify and leverage your strengths with the StrengthsQuest assessment. Other topics include: Networking, Debt management, Paving your way to success, and much more!
Co-founder and Director of Gen Y Inc., Community Integration Chair for Global Shapers Calgary
Eric Termuende is a Co-Founder and Director of Gen Y Inc., a culture group focused on the future of work. Eric was recently recognized at one of the 2015 American Express Top 100 Emerging Innovators under 35 globally and sits as Community Integration Chair for Global Shapers Calgary, a community that functions under the World Economic Forum. He also sits on the Leadership Committee for the Canadian G20 YEA Delegation, and is a former University of Calgary SU Vice President, Class Ambassador (2014), and youngest Ditchley Foundation attendee. Finally, Eric is a speaker for the National Speaker's Bureau and is traveling the country speaking about workplace culture and the next generation of work.
Please note: Your registration includes lunch and access to the full day of programming. Please send a cancellation email if you register and are unable to attend so that numbers and the catering order can be adjusted.
|10:30 am - 11:30 am||Delegate Check-in and Registration|
|11:30 a.m. - 11:45 am||Welcome and Opening Remarks|
|11:45 am - 1:00 pm||Alumni Panel Discussion|
|1:00 pm - 2:30 pm||Boxed lunches, Grad Checks with Student Advisors, Resume Reviews, StrengthsQuest assessments and FREE Professional Headshots|
|2:30 pm - 3:30 pm||Workshop A (Please choose one):
|3:30 pm - 3:45 pm||Break/Transition|
|3:45 pm - 4:45 pm||Workshop B (Please choose one):
|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Alumni Registration Table open for Keynote|
|4:45 pm - 5:00 pm||Seating for Keynote|
|5:00 pm - 6:00 pm||Keynote address: Eric Termuende, Gen Y Inc.|
Find out what recruiters are saying about hiring in the current economy and learn what it takes to stand out in this competitive environment.
With the average student graduating with up to $37,000 in debt, it’s easy to get in over your head. Upon graduation, you will be faced with many financial decisions. Whether your goal is to pay off your student loan, save for your first home, start a family or take a post-grad trip around the world, you need smart money management skills to make it all possible.
The business landscape and traditional training methods currently being used to address these issues in the workplace tend to come in the form of instituted policies, procedures and periodic training. This training is typically offered only to middle and upper management or “Train the Trainer” scenarios. Respect in the Workplace (RIW) a 90 minute online interactive training experience and program is proven to deal more effectively with abuse, harassment, and bullying in the workplace than traditional classroom-based workshops, booklets or videos and is being offer to U of C Graduating students. Learn how you can begin your career with Respect Certification and give yourself a competitive advantage in your career search and overall efforts. Become Respect Certified!
Get inspired by Haskayne instructor, former DIRTT Environmental Solutions director and 2012 Top 40 Under 40 alumnus Houston Peschl. Hear what Houston has to say about making your mark on the world and creating your own future.
Learn from a panel of young alumni how to ensure that your online persona enhances your workplace marketability. This will be an interactive session where you can have your questions answered.
Find out what networking is, how you can create or expand your own professional network and why it is important.
Join in and talk to a panel of grad students about the options for furthering your education and the experiential value of travel and how it can enhance your resume or grad school applications.
Ready or not, we all have to navigate numerous transitions in our life, such as from “student” to “life after university”. Whatever the circumstance, navigating the grey zone of transition can be difficult. Join Dr. Jennifer Thannhauser to learn specific strategies to enhance your resilience and maintain your wellness through self-compassion and a growth mindset.