Upload your resume: https://cgbfindspark.splashthat.com
Join the app for additional opportunities to network with speakers and fellow attendees: http://bit.ly/1ZtpIKH (invitation code: groundbreaker)
Be sure to watch this workshop before attending the event!
What to Bring
Plenty of business cards
Copies of your resume
A charged mobile device. Be sure to Tweet and Instagram with the hashtag #FindSpark
A charger for your device (we’ll have a Charging Station so you can power up)
Read these articles so you can bring your A-game:
Read about all the speakers that will be at the event: findspark.com/careerconference
Update your Twitter, LinkedIn, and website using the helpful tips below
Create custom resumes and cover letters to hand to your favorite employers and mentors
Put together a nice business casual outfit (including comfortable shoes!)
Create a personal website using Wix.com
Read these articles to get you prepped & ready:
Get social! Be sure to join the conversation using #FindSpark on Twitter and Instagram
Go with the flow; make a tentative schedule of what companies and mentors to meet, but take the opportunity to get lost in unexpected conversations
Don’t be afraid to ask questions – but don’t ask something you could have Googled the answer to
Speak slowly, breathe deeply, and smile
Meet company reps and mentors as well as other attendees
Have a strong handshake
Participate in our ice breakers throughout the day
Share your feedback through our surveys so we can continue to improve your experience
Stay in touch with speakers and employers, regardless of whether or not you landed a gig
Set up at least one informational interview
Read these articles to keep the momentum going:
Directions to Venue
1. Take the train to 116th St. (Columbia University) stop.
2. Follow College Walk (116th St.) across Amsterdam Ave towards Morningside Dr.
3. After passing Jerome Greene Hall on the left, enter Wien courtyard through the gates.
4. Follow courtyard around to the right (walk the path past the building).
5. Faculty House will be the last building on the right.