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#TheWayYouSayIt: Career Readiness Across Campus
Your students have experience, but they hesitate to put it on their resumes. Does anyone really care about this? Does this look impressive? If it doesn’t really relate, should I talk about it anyway? Our answer is yes! It’s all about the career com...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Emerging
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

3 Things Recruiters Want You to Know
Do you and your colleagues ever ask, “What are the recruiters thinking?” College recruiting is changing. Attend this session to better understand the needs and perspectives of recruiters and explore potential for greater collaboration. This panel of...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Panel Session

4 Schools Share Their Career Studio Journey: Experiments With Drop-In Peer Coaching
How can career centers leverage peer career educators for on-demand coaching that increases engagement and reduces intimidation? Learn how the University of Nevada Reno created a Career Studio, all drop-ins, all the time, run by peer career educators...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Panel Session

4 Elements to a Healthy Multi-Site Internship Program
Are your interns receiving the type of experience that yields meaningful results for your company? Learn how to enhance your interns' program experience across each office locations with four elements that focus on: Preboarding, Onboarding, the Exper...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

A Budget for 20 and a Staff of 200? Oh My!
Learn how career services and academic advising at Purdue University has equipped 200-plus advisers to incorporate career coaching in mandatory advising sessions. This interactive session will provide you with models for integrating career and acade...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

A Seat at the Table: Connecting Diverse Talent to Employers
American enterprise must adopt diversity and inclusion as a strategy for growth if we are to compete in the 21st century. Considering the harsh reality that the global workforce is more diverse than ever, the time is now to ensure underrepresented s...

Audience: All
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

Access to Career and Professional Development Is a Social Justice Issue
Data shows career services (e.g. internships, networking) helps students launch careers. Yet, low-income and first-generation college students often have circumstances that preclude their involvement in “optional” career services. We will discuss ho...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Deep Dive

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion
Advancing inclusion, diversity, and equity is a core value of our membership. Explore best and promising high-impact practices for inclusion, diversity, and equity that can work for your campus and organization with leaders in the field, and learn ab...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Panel Session

AI for Career Services: A New Frontier for Career Coaches
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is transforming how career coaches advise and prepare college students for the future of work. The University of Kansas has partnered with AstrumU to leverage AI-powered technology to analyze extensive student data, inclu...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Technology Solutions
Format: Traditional

All Careers Have Social Impact: Integration of Career Education and Civic Engagement
Increasingly, colleges and universities are relocating civic engagement programs under the umbrella of career services. This integration has the potential to dramatically strengthen the depth of reflection, preparation, and community exposure that st...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Emerging
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

Applying Design Thinking to Diversity & Inclusion Literacy
Design thinking has been used in product design and by businesses to develop solutions. In addition, design thinking has recently been used by individuals to create innovative professional and personal goals. This workshop explores design thinking an...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Deep Dive

Attracting and Retaining Women in Computer Science
How are different schools attracting and retaining women to their computer science and computer engineering departments. How has BRAID worked at different schools and what is its effectiveness. Guest panelists from Google will discuss why it's import...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Panel Session

Autism Goes to Work: Empowering Neurodiverse Individuals in Their Quest for Employment
While entering the job market is an intimidating prospect for any college student, students with autism face additional barriers to employment, and an unemployment rate of 85 percent. Embracing a strengths-based approach, we will provide tools for wo...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Emerging
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

Beyond Articulation: Using Reflection to Promote Skill/Intellectual Development for Career Success
Much emphasis is placed on students’ abilities to articulate their skills and experience in preparation for the post-collegiate world of work, but a key element that must first be considered is opportunity to reflect on their skills and experience. T...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Deep Dive

Blueprint: Progressive, Four-Year Curriculum for Career Management Success With the NACE Competencies
Eight years ago the Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD) developed mandatory coursework for business students. Spring 20178, the OPCD added an assistant director, curricula; reevaluated/redesigned course content; and created a detailed b...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Deep Dive

Breaking Barriers! A Team Approach for Effectively Infusing 21st Century Skills Into Academia
The panel will spotlight best practices used by three Historically Black Public Institutions to achieve the goals (strengthen career outcomes) set forth by the UNCF Career Pathways Initiative (CPI). The C3 cluster (Norfolk State, Morgan State, and Te...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Panel Session

Bring Employers to Campus and Students to Events: Industry Days
An iron pour, an engine tear-down, a car wrapped in racing stripes—learn how Michigan Tech is partnering with corporate recruiters to bring these physical components of industry to campus giving students the opportunity to discover “what a day in the...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Emerging
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Deep Dive

Building a Fortune 500 University Program....in 6 Months!
Stuck on how to begin building a campus program? Did you get handed the management keys to a stale model and are being asked to deliver something fresh and new? Regardless of the size of your organization, come learn from others that have lived thi...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

Building and Implementing a Global University Framework at Adidas
University recruiting at Adidas was fragmented in approach across HQ locations and had no real strategic focus. Join us in a deep dive of how Adidas began to lay the foundation for their new global university recruiting function through a new initiat...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Building Your Legacy After a Legacy
Disruption in career services has become the norm these days—and often an innovative vision is the driver for selecting a new leader. Leading a career center offers an opportunity to lead this disruption, however, the historical practices that a pre...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Traditional

Campus To Careers: Building Employment Pipelines for College Students and Graduates with Disabilities and the Employers Who Seek to Hire Them
College graduates with a disability have a 60 percent unemployment rate, compared with 2.1 percent for other college graduates. At the same time, employers are learning that hiring from this large, untapped talent pool makes good business sense. Howe...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

Capitalize on Your First-Destination Survey: The Next Step
The next generation of first-destination survey (FDS) reporting is here. We will share how we transformed our FDS reporting and how you can too. Generate ideas for energizing your first-destination survey reporting, discover new value in your data, ...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

Career Readiness IQ: The Journey to Knowledge Transfer
This session will spotlight innovative practices in evidencing career readiness of students though scaffolds in reflective practice, and customized templates for their learning journey. We will share techniques that support learner-centered assessm...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Deep Dive

Career Ready Student Workers: Transforming the On-Campus Student Work Experience
Serving coffee and making copies? Not at this job! As the face of the Student Success Center, we wanted more out of our student workers. This session will explain the process behind creating a training model based on the NACE career competencies, d...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Traditional

Career Week: Building a Vibrant and Visible Career Success Culture on Campus
The annual School of Professional Studies (SPS) Career Week is open to all SPS students, alumni, faculty, staff, and employers in our vibrant career ecosystem. Career Week is a week-long conference that aligns provocative career-related topics on the...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: Deep Dive

Change-Savvy Leadership: Tips for Leading Your Career Center Through Rapid Transformation
Rollins has made a commitment to developing a robust career and life planning program. The Center for Career & Life Planning is leading this initiative alongside campus partners to expand current services and programs that will integrate career plann...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: SMARTtalk

Class of 2019: Attitudes, Internships, and More
What do Class of 2019 graduates expect from employers, their first job, their career center? How does taking part in an internship affect those expectations? Based on results from NACE’s annual student survey, Josh Kahn, NACE assistant director of re...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Job Market
Format: Traditional

Co-Designing for Career Success: Collaborating With Students to Design Career Development Content
How might career centers more effectively and intentionally collaborate with students to envision and offer self and career exploration programming? How might we co-design meaningful, peer-driven career development models that encourage and support s...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Traditional

Community College Students: Attitudes and Actions
Get insights into the attitudes and behaviors of community college students as Ed Koc, NACE director of research, shares results from NACE's first-ever survey of this cohort....

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Job Market
Format: Traditional

Competency to Career: Preparing Students Through a NACE-Based Internship Program
This presentation will address how we have successfully integrated the NACE competencies into the CDCI program coursework, supervisor evaluations, and internship site cultivation. Further,we will also address the impact that the CDCI program is havin...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

Create an Effective Virtual Voice
Are you being ghosted by your students? Do you find yourself wondering where your students are after you've invested time and energy into the relationship? Join a corporate recruiter (and previous career coach) to explore how you can create a more au...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: SMARTtalk

Creating a Mentoring Program That Increases Students’ Career Readiness and Graduation Outcomes
Are you looking for ways to increase students’ career readiness? Faculty collaboration? Alumni engagement too? We’ve found a solution! Participants who attend this session will learn how Clarion University of Pennsylvania, an institution with less th...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

Creating an Cohesive Career Center Brand That Permeates a University Culture
Strategically branding and marketing career center services and resources is vital to the overall success of career centers today on college campuses. Learn how the University of North Carolina at Charlotte communicates its value through relational, ...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Creating An Undergraduate Board Fellows Program: Career Development Through Nonprofit Board Involvement
The Hegi Family Career Development Center at Southern Methodist University, in partnership with the Office of Social Change, has initiated a Board Fellows program with local nonprofit organizations and community partners. This program places students...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

Creating High Performing Career Teams: Adopting an Agile Approach
Want to build strategies into your workflow that both measure and increase team performance? NDSU implemented an agile process for its team’s productivity. Learn how the agile methodology can be applied to career service teams to keep colleagues in...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Emerging
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

Credentialing for Leadership Competency Development: A Model for Innovation Between Academic and Student Affairs
Presenters will showcase two interwoven stories: 1) innovation and collaboration between academic affairs and career services and 2) A cutting edge credentialing infrastructure based on leadership competencies. The Leadership Endorsement program at O...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Deep Dive

D&I in Theory and Practice: Designing an Inclusive Internship Program
Fostering a diverse entry-level work force sits atop many university recruiters’ priority lists. But, what will best serve candidates from underrepresented populations? And how can we get broad-based buy-in across our organizations for initiatives th...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

Data: Friend or Foe of a Liberal Arts College?
Colleges and universities struggle annually to efficiently collect first-destination survey data. Yet, this data is increasingly important to constituents ranging from the federal government to parents. Arguably, this data is even more important to l...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: SMARTtalk

Designing for Neurodiverse Populations: Preparing the Work Force of the Future
The number of neurodiverse students entering college and the work force is rapidly increasing. These students bring an important perspective to the classroom and a valuable skill set to the workplace. But there are challenges. Traditional support in ...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Deep Dive

Digital Interviewing: Championing the Change & 8 Tricks to Make Change Stick
Digital interviewing! Heard of it? At Prudential, we recently implemented digital interviewing to optimize our internship recruiting process. For an organization that is built on its talent and culture, removing our employees from a portion of the se...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Digital Recruitment: How to Build an Engaging On-Campus Presence Without Being Present
Employers are stretched for time and resources, making it impossible to be present on every college campus. The result: these organizations must forego untapped sources of potentially qualified talent. Join this session to find out how A.T. Kearney e...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Disrupting Career Services: Challenging Cherished Assumptions for Improved Outcomes
Necessity is the mother of invention or in the case of University of Maryland University College, innovation. Our traditional career services model was ineffective, so we used data to challenge some cherished career services assumptions to best meet ...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

Diversity Hiring in Footwear & Apparel Design: Rethinking Best Practices
Does the diverse talent in the academic areas you are targeting just not exist? Are you lacking the budget to invest in diversity associations? Come learn from an Adidas case study where we took untraditional diversity recruiting approaches that yiel...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: SMARTtalk

Don’t Just Stand There: How to Drive Change in Career Services
Change is hard—and necessary! Engaging students in meaningful career conversations on a large scale requires that career services professionals change our focus, our methods, and our mindset. Come learn how one university approached the change proces...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

Driving Innovation in Campus Recruiting
This session addresses the criticality and challenges of elevating innovation as a cultural imperative. Practical guidance will be provided to define and develop innovation in your organization. Resources for driving and rewarding a culture of inno...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Effectively Navigating a Centralized Function in a Decentralized Organization
Centralized, decentralized, hybrid, or functionally owned. The look, feel and structure of university recruitment will most often mirror the structure of the organization, each having its advantages and disadvantages, each its pros and cons, each req...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: SMARTtalk

Employing and Leveraging Peer-to-Peer Career Center Service Delivery
Career services offices across the nation have turned to varying peer-to-peer service delivery models to better engage students with career center services and resources and address other challenges associated with the field. After year one of the P...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Deep Dive

Ensuring a Best-in-Class Internship Experience
Attendees will be guided along the journey of how we completely re-evaluated our professional internships program to elevate it to a best-in-class caliber experience. Key areas of focus in this presentation will include a high level overview of Disne...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Equal Opportunity, Unequal Outcomes: Exploring Gender Inequality in Post-College Career Outcomes
There has been much recent publicity around gender discrimination in the workplace. Despite legislation intended to level the playing field, such as Title IX and the Equal Pay Act, women still lag behind men in pay at a rate of approximately 80 perce...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Panel Session

Experiences First. Resumes Second.
It's time to re-think prepared. Prepared is past tense. It's finished and done. In today's rapidly shifting world of work, the goal should never be done, it should, instead, be to cultivate a new kind of on-going present tense preparation. This pres...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: SMARTtalk

Findings: What Career Centers Are Doing to Successfully Coach for Global Employability
Cultural differences, adjustment issues, limited number of work visas, and employability impact the career counselling experience for international students. In a recent WES survey, 73 percent of international students said that the ability to gain U...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Deep Dive

First-Destination Surveys: Revised Standards
Learn about additions to the first-destination survey standards and protocols, which are being rolled out for the Class of 2020....

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Job Market
Format: Traditional

First-Generation College Students: Supporting the Trailblazers on Your Campus
Navigating the career process is unfamiliar territory for many students, but it can be overwhelming for first-generation college students. Thus, the importance of considering impactful ways of serving all students, especially those in the hidden comm...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

From Performance Evaluation to Learning Assessment: Measuring Growth, Focusing on Strengths
The mid-semester onsite is a unique feature of the Aquinas College Internship Program. Hear how we’ve transformed our internship program from performance evaluation to learning assessments, incorporating employer and student feedback and NACE career ...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Traditional

Future Proofing Your Recruitment Strategy
Have you been charged with recruiting well-rounded, competent students on a limited budget? Are you doing it alone? Learn how to effectively use your time and resources to recruit locally, nationally, and virtually to hire a qualified and diverse gro...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Emerging
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Halliburton's Internship Program: Learning, Leaning, Leading
Halliburton has evolved its internship over the years, building on its successes and learning from its mistakes; leveraging buy-in from management and other stakeholders; and developing candidates for conversion....

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Hiring the Leaders of Tomorrow: How Encompass Health Tackles Campus Recruiting
Are you successfully recruiting your future leaders? Every organization seeks new ways to attract, engage, and ultimately hire quality candidates. But for specialized leadership roles, organizations like Encompass Health must go above and beyond to e...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Hot Topics & Strategic Connections: Discussing Issues of Most Relevance to You and Your Specific Contemporaries
Why did you attend this NACE Conference? Was connecting with contemporaries in organizations similar to yours among the reasons? We know that some challenges facing small colleges can be quite different from issues facing large comprehensive career ...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

How Companies Use Freelancers to Improve Full-Time Hiring and Diversity
The presenters will facilitate a discussion on how the rapidly growing freelance economy can be harnessed by recruiters to drive improved campus recruiting efforts. In particular, this session will highlight how companies cannot use gigs to replace j...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

How Nasdaq Gave Every Applicant a Phone Screen and Feedback Within 24 Hours
The recruiting team at Nasdaq struggled to keep up with the volume of applicants. Attempting to review and respond to every application led to hours of wasted time with unqualified candidates, resulting in losing out on highly qualified talent. They ...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: SMARTtalk

How to Become a Top 100 Intern Program in One Year
How did Asurion go from a small internship model to a top-100 internship program in a year? As a traditional white label company, Asurion had to be very intentional about how to develop and market a meaningful program for both students and the organi...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

How to Build an Intern Council: Gaining Business and Stakeholder Buy-In
When recruiting for internship opportunities, common barriers to creating a scalable program are timely decisions on demand, skillsets, and team placement. By creating an intern council comprised of leaders across organizations, Cerner has gained exe...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

How to Build Your Corporate Partner Relationships With Intent and Purpose
How do you engage employers, build relationships, and introduce your partners to a wider and more diverse population of students? Rather than have a first-come, first-served approach to recruiting, it might be time to consider an approach with inte...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

How to Prepare for Your Strategic Planning Process
The strategic planning process can be an overwhelming and a daunting effort. By providing the audience with real would experiences, two institutions aim to demystify the fear of taking on such an effort. The presenters will share their recent experi...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

How to Use Community and College Partnerships to Enhance Local Talent Development
This presentation will focus on the benefits of fostering a collaborative countywide partnership to grow and develop a skilled work force. In Polk County, Florida, the Polk Vision/Central Florida Development Council Talent Pipeline Committee establis...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Job Market
Format: Panel Session

Humanities Works 2.0: Faculty and Career Center Work Group
This presentation reports on an innovative partnership at Miami University between career services and the humanities faculty. Now in its fourth year, the Humanities Works Partnership brings these groups together to educate both and to improve caree...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

Immigration Made Easy: A Practical Guide to U.S. Work Visas
How can an international graduate of a U.S. university stay and work in the United States after graduation? The Trump administration is taking dramatic steps to limit the options available to allow international workers to work in the United States. ...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

In Plain Sight: Visualize New and Better Career Solutions
Are you stuck and pondering the same complex questions with no new answers? Always trying to think your way out of a problem? Looking for a quick and easy fix? Get yourself—and your clients or students—out of this trap with visual thinking and graphi...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Deep Dive

Inclusion Exclusion: Identifying, Understanding, and Fixing Ineffective Diversity Programs
Unsurprisingly, most diversity programs are not increasing diversity. Organizations basically double down on the same approaches they have used since the 1960s—which often make things worse, not better. Studies prove that this kind of force feeding c...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

Industry and Legal Voices: DACA, Data, and the Spirit of the Law
With President Trump’s announcement intending to end the DACA program and subsequent legal challenges, many DACAmented students (and some employers) are left wondering what professional options remain. Similarly, career center professionals want to k...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Job Market
Format: Panel Session

Infusing Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Into Your Career Center
The purpose of this presentation is to offer a how-to guide to infuse diversity and inclusion into current practices. The presenters will provide a historical account regarding the inception of a diversity and inclusion committee at the University of...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Emerging
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: SMARTtalk

Integrating Community Engagement and Intercultural Career Development Systemically Into Our Work
Using relevant data, theories, and models as the root of everything we do, Drew University and Ithaca College have begun the process of transforming our roles as career professionals to more collaboratively and inclusively act as systemic facilitator...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: Traditional

Leveraging Career Outcomes Data to Coach Current Students
We can all use our career outcomes data from recent graduating classes to inform, educate, and motivate current students. There are many ways to share our outcomes data and this presentation will focus on several effective approaches to packaging th...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: SMARTtalk

M.B.A. Career Services Benchmarking
The world of M.B.A./graduate business career services and recruitment is changing, and organizations are continuously having to adapt in order to stay relevant. The growth of specialized master's programs, advancements in technology, and changes in s...

Audience: All
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Job Market
Format: Traditional

Maintaining and Handling Protected Data
Maintaining and handling protected data affects nearly all of us and can be especially challenging when the data are maintained by a third party. Learn your legal responsibilities, how to work with third parties, and what to do if there is a breach....

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Legal
Format: Traditional

Making the Connection: Increasing Student Engagement in Career Development by Leveraging Industry Practice
Career professionals regularly deliver career development content through individual appointments, classes, and workshops to enhance students’ career readiness. Developing activities that speak to each student’s personal career goals engages them mor...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Coaching
Format: Traditional

Managing the Multigenerational Mix
For the first time in history, five distinct generations share the workplace—the Traditional Traditionalists, Still-Booming Boomers, Xtra-Independent Gen Xers, Tech-or-Die Millennials/Gen Ys and New-on-the-scene Gen Zs. In this all-new program, Linds...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Traditional

Measuring Competency Proficiency: Career Readiness Pilot Program
Are students career ready? The Career Readiness Project, through a SkillSurvey and NACE Center for Career Development and Talent Acquisition partnership, has an answer. The project engaged 60+ NACE-member colleges, whose students (2,600+) participate...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

Mind the Gap: Measuring Employer Engagement to Work Smarter
How do you engage the right organizations/industries with the right opportunities for the success of students? What's the ROI in working with employers that hold little interest for students...who just don't show up? If we court a desirable organiza...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

Mixing Oil and Water: Faculty Involvement and Career Readiness
Faculty will include career readiness competency development in the curriculum! At Georgia State, we are making it happen. Students develop career readiness competencies in every component of their education, and the most effective way for students...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

No Money, No Problem: Introducing the VG1 Service Delivery Model
Facing budget cuts? Senior leadership asking you to do more with less? Is your staff overwhelmed? Facing these same challenges, the Career Center at Stockton University created VG1: a scalable, innovative model of service delivery to advise more stud...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Technology Solutions
Format: Traditional

Offer Policies: Empowering Students to Evaluate and Make Confident Decisions
This session will highlight how having an offer policy for employers and students can empower your student population to ask for the time they need to make a confident decision regarding their internship and full-time employment. When students have ...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: SMARTtalk

Oleeo and Universum Insights: The Must-Know Student Recruiting Trends for 2019
Based on a study of almost one million applicants and excerpts of responses from almost 40,000 business students across four international regions, Oleeo and Universum have compiled The Must Know Student Recruiting Trends for 2019. The presenters wi...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

On the Spectrum: Meeting the Challenge to Maximize Talents of a Special Population
In today's war for talent, especially in technical fields, employers are finding that the supply of qualified candidates does not meet the demand. To help bridge this gap, employers need to determine how to best use the talents and knowledge of candi...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Panel Session

Onboarding or Onboring? What Happens From Offer/Acceptance to Day One?
What are your campus hires doing from the day they accept your offer until day one? Are they engaging with you? Representing your brand authentically and enthusiastically? Starting to recruit the next class? Or are they floating with no ties to your ...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: SMARTtalk

On-Campus Internships: Engage Your Students Before They Test the Waters
Why are we sending students off campus to participate in an internship when we can offer direct experiential learning? Employers are seeking students who integrate academics and experience. They seek a well-branded professional who will represent t...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

One Size Does Not Fit All: Transformational Change Using a Hybrid Structure
Implementing institutional change is never easy and competing interests can easily sink ships. This workshop shares one university’s career development transformation from a centralized model to a hybrid model, illustrates epiphanies and struggles t...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Panel Session

Overcoming Obstacles: Preparing Grad Students for Work Outside the University
Engaging graduate students in career development can present a variety of obstacles for practitioners. Students have little time to devote to anything beyond their academic or assistantship requirements, they feel that university services are for und...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: Traditional

Passport to Career Success: A Community College’s Path to Career Readiness
This session will discuss Norwalk Community College's “Career Readiness Initiative” and “Passport Program” and, how it engages students, faculty, employers, and alumni in the career readiness process to support students’ successful transition from co...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: Traditional

Personalization at Scale: Digital Discoverability in the Age of Netflix
Career centers, large and small, are looking for ways to scale their services, without losing touch with personalization. In the age of Netflix and Amazon, digital solutions must be catered to the individual while offering solutions for the masses. ...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: SMARTtalk

Positioning Women for Success in the Workplace of the Future
The workplace of the future will be defined by ever-growing diversity—of gender, of race, of mindset, and of skill. Forté is at the nexus of efforts by schools and corporations to prepare women to meet new demands while increasing the number of women...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity
Format: Panel Session

Radical Collaboration Strategies for Developing Learning Outcomes
Wondering how to begin the formidable journey to develop learning outcomes? This session reveals a strategic process to develop and refine them that any career services staff can follow! You will learn to use the essential ingredient of radical col...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Deep Dive

Real World Career Readiness: Engaging Students and Integrating Competencies on Campus
What does career readiness look like when it's working on campus and which cohorts make the most sense to begin with? Industry thought leaders, in what many are calling a career readiness movement, will share real world implementation success stories...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Panel Session

Recruiter of the Future!
Will robots replace university recruiters! Will AI & ML reshape how we can spend more time working on building sustainable communities. Over the last couple of years, the role of the recruiter has drastically changed! Do you have the competencies a...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Panel Session

Reinvigorate Your Career Course Through Employer Engagement and a Distance Learning Format
In this session, attendees will learn about creating a job-search preparation course for undergraduate students that ventures away from the traditional lecture-style format in favor of using company representatives to teach the content. Participants...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Technology Solutions
Format: Traditional

Revisiting Recruitment High Touch/High Tech: What Students Value--and Why
Mary Scott will present the findings of the just-released campus-based study "Revisiting Recruitment High Touch/High Tech: Students Benchmark their Attitudes and Expectations." Topics include: the value of current recruitment practices, tools, and t...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional

Setting the Stage for the Career Services Leader of Tomorrow
Whether you are a current manager, an aspiring director, or have been a director for several years, join us to deepen your understanding of trends affecting our profession and discover the key leadership competencies needed to navigate our profession...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Deep Dive

The Art and Science of School Selection
Is selecting your core schools an art? Is it a science? We think it’s a bit of both! We’ll share with you how we made the shift to using data to drive our core school decision making while still maintaining just a little bit of the art! Core school...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

The Death of Job Boards: Technology Is Revolutionizing How Talent Finds Opportunity
Despite its inefficiencies, the modern job board is still an integral part of many companies’ recruiting processes—but not for long. This session will take attendees through the progression of the job board and explain why its end is near, while also...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Emerging
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: SMARTtalk

The Future Is Coming: Innovative Strategies in Career Readiness and Talent Acquisition
The future of work has been at the forefront of our collective thinking in career development and talent acquisition. Elements of that future have already arrived and this session focuses on strategies that address the challenges and opportunities o...

Audience: All
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Panel Session

The Power of Peers: High-Impact Learning Through Student-to-Student Engagement
The research plays out: peer-to-peer learning in career services works! How many times have you been amazed as you watch a student relay the same information as you and your staff supplied, but the information is understood and believed more fully be...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: Traditional

The Rise of Perfectionism (and Its Impact on Students and Employers)
Research from more than 40,000 American, Canadian, and British students from 1989 to 2017 shows levels of perfectionism are rising substantially in younger generations. In this research-based yet interactive, pragmatic session we will explore how to:...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Competencies & Skills
Format: Traditional

Tracking Your Strategic Plan: Results That Lead to Impactful Storytelling
In today’s data-driven environment, it's critical to have a clear, future-focused strategy. But it doesn’t end there. Too often, strategic plans are developed with no plan for tracking progress, which inevitably leads to lack of results, staff motiva...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Deep Dive

Transforming Students' Lives Through Strategic Employer Engagement
Do your programs give students the skills that employers need? The challenge is, employers often need highly specific skills, yet colleges and employers frequently speak different languages. For example, when a business needs to hire mechanical engin...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Panel Session

Well-Being and Belonging: Contributions From Career Services
Application deadlines, interviews, and decision making around the job-search process can be seen as inherently stressful. How can career services offices integrate well-being practices into a process that often leaves students feeling anxious and str...

Audience: Career Services
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Career Development
Format: Traditional

What 10,000 Gen Z College Students Told Us About the Future of Work
For any individual that works with or recruits college students, this talk will be extremely helpful in preparing for Gen Z. Audience members will learn who Gen Z is, how to attract them, how to retain them, and also how to become the employer of cho...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Advanced-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Deep Dive

Where Should I Recruit? Creative, Data-Driven Strategies for School Selection
With 5,300 schools across the United States, where do you begin to source early professional/intern talent? Which schools provide you with the best ROI? Should you target the big campuses or try to find a smaller school that meets your sourcing needs...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Data Analytics & Decision Making
Format: Traditional

Winning the War for College Talent With Limited Resources: #BallinOnABudget
With the current economic landscape of record-low unemployment, evolving technology, and a changing work force, college and entry-level recruiting has become hyper-competitive. Becoming the employer of choice is more daunting than ever! The regiona...

Audience: University Relations & Recruiting
Level: Mid-Level
Track: Sourcing & Recruiting
Format: Traditional