Opening Night includes a cookout on the patio outside Coray and an opportunity to learn more about the Canvas series and to increase your understanding of the importance of your faith on the journey.
Writing Our Stories
Over a family-style meal, students interact with a small group of classmates in a facilitated discussion on the myStory workbooks, beginning to discover and share their unique backgrounds, work styles, and dreams, which will help generate ideas about possible career directions.
Telling Our Stories
Resumes. Elevator pitches. LinkedIn profiles. Business cards. This energetic event is centered on our story-telling tools. An elevator pitch competition will send one lucky person home with a prize. We'll also have a chance to get a professional photo for those LinkedIn profiles!
Career Exploration: Internships
One of the best ways to explore careers is through an internship. At this event, sophomores will have a chance to talk with upper-class students about their internship experiences in a range of professions. They'll share their advice on getting internships, what skills they developed, and what they enjoyed the most!
This is the culminating event in the Canvas series and is an opportunity for students to come together as a class to celebrate their chosen major alongside faculty and alumni. Networking, delicious food, and an inspiring keynote address.
View stimulating talks students have heard in the past:
Your Major is Just the Beginning from Lori Bachman ’78 former aerospace professional and entrepreneur
Around the Blind Corner from Robert Lane ’72, former CEO of John Deere