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Liberal Arts @Work: Senior Career Summit

Are you senior working on your post-Davidson opportunity search? Do you want to know how to start preparing for the next step in your college-to-career journey?

Register online before February 28 at 11:59 p.m., for the Liberal Arts @Work Summit (space is limited to 200 attendees).

The summit is a personal and professional development initiative. You will have the opportunity to participate in a series of breakout sessions throughout the day, based on your interests. As a participant you will learn about yourself, how to continue your strategic search for post-Davidson opportunities, how to effectively network and how to start building professional skills like personal budget management, networking, and curating a professional wardrobe.

Schedule & Location

  • Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Brown Atrium, Alvarez College Union
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided

Summit Structure

All students will participate in the following:

  • Opening keynote session
  • Three breakout sessions of your choosing
  • Closing conversation & send-off

Breakout Session Topics

  • Financial Literacy 101: How to Build a Budget & Make Financially Savvy Decisions
  • Fall into the Gap: A Job Search Strategies Refresh
  • Dress for Success: Building a Professional Wardrobe on a Budget
  • Linking In to the Alumni Network: How to Stay Connected & Build Your Network After Graduation
  • Why You Won't Have JSTOR When You Graduate & What You Can Do About It
  • On Feedback: How to Give & Receive Constructive Feedback in the Workplace

Registration, Selection Process & Cost

If you are a current senior and would like to register for the Liberal Arts @Work: Senior Summit, follow the following steps:

  • Access the online registration form.
  • Complete the registration form by Feb. 28 at 11:59 p.m., including acknowledgement of the no-show/late cancellation fee.
  • Students selected to participate will be notified via email by Saturday, March 5, 2016.

A detailed itinerary will be provided at check-in on Saturday, March 12, 2016. Participants will complete an experience survey and reflection following the summit. Business casual or business attire is suggested.

If you have questions or require assistance please contact us at careers@davidson.edu.