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 various career paths, and networking experience.
What is the itinerary?
Who will be speaking?
Who should attend the conference?
All sophomore LSB majors and minors!
When is the conference?
Saturday, October 5, 2013.
What is the dress code?
Business casual. No jeans, sneakers or flip flops will be permitted.
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! Nothing else is required. We recommend bringing a writing utensil and business cards, if you have them.
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.
Why should I attend if it is not required?
This conference will expose you to business professionals from the working world and increase your networking skills and abilities. You will have the chance to make contacts and increase your personal and professional network, which will give you an advantage compared to peers who don’t attend.
Can my friend who is a non-business major attend?
This event is only open to LSB sophomore majors and minors.
I'm an LSB student, but not a sophomore. May I attend?
This event is only open to sophomores at this time.
I’m an economics major, can I attend?
Yes. This conference is for students majoring or minoring in accounting, business administration, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, international business, international economics, finance, management, marketing and professional sales.
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.