Careers For Impact

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

This event will showcase internship and full time employment opportunities with 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. The concurrent sessions will be panel discussions and presentations divided into 3 themes:

  1. Science for Good
  2. Sustainable Business and Social Entrepreneurship
  3. Social Impact and Advocacy

There will be a networking lunch at 12:00 and an afternoon meet-up between employers and students from 3:00 - 4:30 in Crossroads Coffee Shop.

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.

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Boone, NC 28608

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