Careers For Impact

February 20, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Plemmons Student Union

This event will showcase businesses and non-profit organizations whose missions are purpose-driven with a focus on creating a sustainable and inclusive economy. The event will be held in the Plemmons Student Union with concurrent sessions planned for 10:00, 11:00, and 2:00. Students are not obligated to stay through all the sessions the entire day, but instead are encouraged to drop in to the sessions that interest them.

As a result of this event:

  • Students will begin to identify the type of workplace culture they want.
  • Students will meet and network with employers whose values are aligned with theirs and learn about current and future work opportunities.
  • Students will gain knowledge to move towards a desired career path, including first destination and beyond.
  • Employers will gain a broader understanding of the career interests and skills of Appalachian students.

Registration is Closed

Schedule

10:00 - 10:50 am
Science for Change
Linville Falls (226): National Geographic Society, Esri

Social Impact and Advocacy
Roan Mountain (122): Wine to Water, Lead for North Carolina, US Peace Corps

Sustainable Business & Social Entrepreneurship
Calloway Peak (137A): Buchi, French Broad Chocolates, Unity Digital Agency
MacRae Peak (137B): Ben & Jerrys, No Evil Foods, Green Sage Cafe

11:00 - 11:50 am
Science for Change
Linville Falls (226): National Geographic Society, Esri
Attic Window (137C): North Carolina Biotechnology Center, The Biltmore Company, Buchi

Social Impact and Advocacy
Roan Mountain (122): Lead for North Carolina, Sustaining Way, Infinite Beginnings LLC
Three Top Mountain (169): HealthCorps Inc, Wine to Water

Special Topic: Interviewing
Tater HIll (155): US Peace Corps, Ben & Jerrys, The Bark House

Sustainable Business & Social Entrepreneurship
Calloway Peak (137A): French Broad Chocolates, Green Sage Cafe, No Evil Foods, Gaia Herbs
MacRae Peak (137B): Penland School of Crafts, Unity Digital Agency

12:00 - 12:50 pm
Careers for Impact Lunch (Pre-registration and Handshake confirmation required)
Parkway Ballroom (420)

1:00 - 1:50 pm
Careers for Impact Employer Meet Ups in the Union

2:00 - 2:50 pm
Science for Change
Linville Falls (226): National Geographic Society, Esri, The Collider
Attic Window (137C): North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Gaia Herbs, No Evil Foods, Buchi

Social Impact and Advocacy
Roan Mountain (122): HealthCorps Inc, Sustaining Way, Penland School of Crafts

Sustainable Business & Social Entrepreneurship
Calloway Peak (137A): The Biltmore Company, The Bark House
MacRae Peak (137B): French Broad Chocolates, Green Sage Cafe

3:00 - 4:00 pm
Careers for Impact Coffee Hour (All invited)
Price Lake (201A)

Host Hotel for Employers

Hampton Inn & Suites Boone, 1252 US Highway 421, Boone, NC 28607 - $89/night (plus tax)
Click here to reserve or call 828-386-6464

Contact Us

Rm. 369, John E. Thomas Hall
287 Rivers Street
Boone, NC 28608

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Room 387 Reservations

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