Career Everywhere Roadshow
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Pre-Conference Virtual Session, Wed., July 19
Zooming Out: Creating the Roadmap for Career Everywhere at Your Institution
During this 1-hour pre-conference virtual session, you will be guided through a series of reflections and activities designed to help you develop deeper understanding of the priorities at your institution. To make Career Everywhere happen on your campus requires a tailored approach and contextually relevant strategies. Put simply: Career Everywhere at your institution cannot and should not feel like it could be Career Anywhere at any institution. Join Karyn and Kevin for this virtual session to start putting together your custom roadmap to Career Everywhere. You’ll come away with a practical understanding of what matters most, who matters most, and the key questions you need to be asking.
Day 1: Tuesday, August 1 – In person at MIT Samberg Center
Check-in & Registration
Day 1 Welcome
Zooming In: Driving Change and Building Buy-in for Career Everywhere at Your Institution
Build on your learning from the 1 hour pre-conference session during this deep dive on influencing the influencers and identifying your approach to change as part of your Career Everywhere movement. Karyn and Kevin will lead you through more reflection and discussions with fellow participants, enabling you to explore how your Career Everywhere strategy is unique to your institution and how your approach to driving change is unique to you. At the end of this session, you’ll put together your landscape analysis with your knowledge of organizational change to develop the next steps to evolve Career Everywhere at your institution.
Bringing Career Everywhere to PennWest: A Case Study
Learn how the PennWest University Career Center team strategically developed and implemented their Career Everywhere initiative at a newly integrated university. Followed by moderated discussion.
Fireside Chat: Reimagining and Repositioning Career Services
Learn how Johns Hopkins University prioritized life and career outcomes and repositioned career services to be part of a newly created division focused on the new philosophy of integrative learning and life design to better integrate career exploration, experiential learning, mentoring, skill development, and connections into the academic journey of all students regardless of background or social capital.
Enjoy the company of fellow attendees and one of the best views of Boston’s famous Charles River and the historic skyline. (But really, check out this view!)
Organized Dinners or Dinner on Your Own
Sign up to join a group at a nearby restaurant with pre-set reservations or enjoy exploring out on your own!
Day 2: Wednesday, August 2
Arrival & Light, Grab-and-Go Breakfast
A New Model for Career Services
uConnect Founder & CEO, David Kozhuk, will discuss his rebuttal to Ryan Craig’s Abolish Career Services article, including insights about the current state of the career services industry, where it’s headed and how thought-leading institutions are shifting their strategy to build a culture of “Career Everywhere” on campus.
ChatGPT: Navigating the AI Revolution in Career Development
In this featured session, Melissa Webster from MIT Sloan School of Management highlights the impact of generative AI, specifically ChatGPT, on career development. This session equips career development professionals with a foundational understanding of genAI. Drawing from her research and hands-on use of ChatGPT in teaching and advising, Melissa will illustrate the practical applications for career development and discuss implications for career coaching and recruiting. The session will also empower you and your teams with strategies to incorporate ChatGPT now for innovation and efficiency. Dive into the fascinating world of AI and unlock new avenues for career development.
Systemically Partnering with Faculty
When faculty are actively engaged with the career center (and knowledgeable about what resources and services are available), they can have more meaningful career conversations with students. But how do you reach those faculty members? In this session, Branden will share strategies and advice for how to go about meaningfully and systemically engaging faculty with the career center.
Establishing and Advancing Your Value Proposition
How can you and your office become known as the thought leader on campus for all things related to career pathways and outcomes? Manny will highlight practical suggestions and share examples that will empower you to enhance the awareness of you and your team’s value proposition.
Work on Your Career Everywhere Workbook
Use this time to take what you’ve learned from previous sessions to complete the project planning section of your Career Everywhere workbook. Presenters will be available to support and answer your questions.
Closing Remarks & Program Wrap Up