Human Sciences Day

April 16, 2024
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Human Sciences Day is a professional development opportunity for students in the College of Arts and Human Sciences. This event is a collaboration between Career Services and the College of Arts and Human Sciences to help students explore career opportunities in nonprofit, government, public and private companies, along with graduate school. Students can engage in purposeful career conversations and network with employers to gain perspectives of what they can do for an internship or professional position after earning their degree. 

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Employer Registration

Register to spend the afternoon connecting with students through informational interviews.
Register Here

Employer Panel: Career Paths in Government & Nonprofits: Advice from Leaders in the Field

9:45-11:00am
MSC Ballroom A

In this session, leaders from local nonprofit and government organizations will discuss their career paths and answer questions about how to survive and thrive in those fields. We will hear from professionals who work in nonprofit agencies, criminal justice and advocacy, and local government. 

Employer Panel: People Skills in the Private Sector

11:15am-12:30pm
MSC Ballroom A

Join us for an insightful exploration into the realm of "People Skills in the Private Sector" with our panel of professionals. Gain invaluable perspectives from industry leaders as they share their expertise and experiences. They will also discuss the journeys that led them to their current career paths, all while navigating interpersonal dynamics in various private sector settings. 

Informational Interviewing with Employers

2:00-4:00pm
MSC Great Hall
Must sign up for times with employers (sign up link coming soon)

Sign up for time slots with employers of various industries to network and ask the questions you want to know. Learn how these professionals go to where they are in their careers. You can sign up for as many employers as you would like to speak with. Time slots are first come first, first serve. 

Employer Panel: Helping Professions: Exploring Careers in Human Services

6:00-7:00pm
Virtual

Helping others can bring a great sense of satisfaction and contribution to the community. Helping professionals, by the very nature of their occupations, work closely with people all day long. There are many opportunities for employment for those who study human services. Many people who have a human service degree go on to work for places like the department of human services, domestic abuse shelters, homeless shelters, veteran affairs, or even working with children or the elderly. This panel is aimed at those individuals who aspire to use their career to help others. We’ll hear from experts who currently work in the human services sector.