Professional Development Opportunities at Fairfield Dolan

Professional Development Opportunities at Fairfield Dolan

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Learn more about remaining fall events to take part in through Fairfield Dolan.

On average the Dolan Career Development Center hosts 50 events annually to provide students with meaningful experiences to complement their coursework. These events serve to support students’ professional growth and to provide chances to network with Dolan’s active alumni network, employer partners, faculty, and peers. Available to both undergraduate and graduate students, Dolan workshops and events are designed to enrich students’ academic experiences while providing opportunities to explore career interests. Many events count towards the Dolan Professional Development Series (PDS) program. Students can also take part in Fairfield StartUp programming and pitch for a chance to compete in the annual entrepreneurship competition, the Fairfield StartUp Showcase, each April.

Learn more about upcoming events this semester:

Mock Interview Days
Students engage in real-world interview experiences guided by alumni and employer partners.
Mon., Oct. 24 and Tues., Nov. 15
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Money Talks I and II: Financial Planning for College Students and New Graduates
Sponsored by Bank of America
In this one-hour seminar, topics such as saving for retirement, budgeting, and managing debt will be discussed.
Tues., Oct. 25 and Tues., Nov. 8
5 - 6 p.m.

StartUp Elevator Pitch Contest
Practice your elevator pitch for a chance to win. 
Wed., Oct. 26
5 - 6 p.m.

Power Networking
Students will learn and practice tips for entering a room full of strangers, making introductions in person and virtually, establishing instant rapport, and more.
Wed., Nov. 9
5 - 6:30 p.m.

The LEGO Group Creative Director James Gregson
Hear from Gregson who manages digital brand transformation across LEGO's brand communications, social media, brand and product marketing, and more.
Mon., Nov. 14
6 p.m.

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