Sophomore Symposium

dsb_aaacsb_sealblueThe Dolan School of Business Sophomore Symposium, part of the Professional Development Series, provides students with the necessary resources to successfully navigate their college career. The fall Sophomore Symposium provides business students with an overview of academic programs and co-curricular learning opportunities. The spring Sophomore Symposium provides an overview of professional skills development and career preparation.

The Symposiums are designed to assist students in navigating their next 3 years at Fairfield University and to provide a forum to discuss learning opportunities with faculty, administrators, Dolan School of Business Advisory Council Members, and fellow business students and alumni. 

Sophomore Symposium I

  • ‌Provides an overview of course and program offerings, individualized plans of study, internships, international education opportunities, and university involvement
  • Features information and highlights from the Career Planning Center and the Study Abroad Office
  • Features Dolan School of Business students who will share their experiences and recommendations

Date: September 30, 2015 (view photos from the event)
Location: Quick Center
Time: 5:00-6:30 p.m.



Sophomore Symposium II

  • Career Preparation Panel featuring DSB Advisory Council Members and DSB Alumni
  • Panelists will share their professional journeys and offer recommendations and guidance
  • Topics of discussion will include:
    • Professional Skill Development
    • ‌Resume/Cover Letters
    • Networking
    • Interview Skills

Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Time: TBD


Please complete the Sophomore Symposium II Assessment by March 14th.


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