Conference FAQ

What is the purpose of the conference? 
The conference focuses on professional development and will provide students the opportunity to learn from business professionals and expand their network. Students will walk away with the tools necessary to begin a successful career search.

What will I learn?
This conference will equip students with the skills necessary to compete in a demanding workforce. Students will walk away with an increased self-awareness, knowledge of personal branding and business etiquette, as well as networking experience.

What is the itinerary? 
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Who will be speaking? 
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Who should attend the conference? 
All sophomore LSB majors and minors!

When is the conference? 
Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

What is the dress code? 
Business casual. No jeans, sneakers or flip flops allowed.

What does the registration fee cover? 
All conference materials and meals.

Will I have to pay for anything while I am at the event? 

What do I need to bring?
A positive attitude and a writing utensil.

Should I bring my resume?
Please feel free to bring copies of your resume. The conference provides a unique opportunity for employers to provide information and feedback regarding your skills, background and even your resume. Additionally, if you haven't already done so, make an appointment with the Porter Center advisors to assist further with your resume, networking and more.

Will attending this conference lead me to an internship? 
It won't guarantee you an internship after the conference, but it will provide you with the tools necessary to begin a successful internship search.

I'm an LSB student, but not a sophomore.  May I attend?
Please contact the Porter Family Professional Development Center at (336) 278-6064.

What if I can’t attend this year? Will there be other opportunities like this?
The LSB Connect Conference will only be held once this academic year.