We can’t wait to see you at Find & Follow Your Passion, a full-day career conference, on Saturday, April 16, 2014 from 9:00am – 5:00pm.
Venue: NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies building at 7 East 12th Street (map).
Dress Code: Business Casual
Wear comfortable shoes. Room temperature may vary, so be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket you can wear during the sessions. The programming takes place in one building. There’s no coat check, so you will have to bring all your belongings with you throughout the day.
Our events are fun. We aim to make all our events more comfortable, enjoyable and productive than other networking events.
▢ Read about all the speakers who are attending and sessions offered on the event website.
▢ Update your Twitter, LinkedIn, and Website.
▢ Create custom resumes and cover letters to hand to your favorite speakers.
▢ Business cards.
▢ Lots of copies of your resume.
▢ Portfolio showcasing your work and experience (printed or digital…portfolios are not just for designers!).
▢ A charged mobile device. Be sure to Tweet and Instagram with the hashtag #FindSpark.
▢ Go with the flow. Make a tentative schedule, but if you head to a room that’s full, take it as an opportunity to explore something unexpected. We promise you’ll leave all sessions with valuable insights.
▢ Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
▢ Speak slowly, breathe deeply, and smile.
▢ Meet company reps and speakers as well as other attendees.
▢ Have a strong handshake.
▢ Participate in our ice breakers.
▢ Mobile device running low on juice? Head to our Charging Station on the first floor to power up!
▢ Share your feedback through our surveys so we can continue to improve your experience.
▢ Check out listings on our job board and apply.
▢ Stay in touch with speakers and employers, regardless of whether or not you landed a gig.
▢ Set up at least one informational interview.
▢ Read Cover Letter Checklist.