OPCD Events in January

The following information was provided by the Office of Personal & Career Development

The Office of Personal & Career Development is kicking off the spring semester with several amazing career events for our students! They may register and find more details for all of the following events in Handshake, our online career career platform where thousands of employers post jobs and internships to hire Wake Forest talent. Students can find more of our events in Handshake in addition to the four listed below.

Diversity Matters – Jan. 22nd from 5:30-8:30pm – It will be important for students to understand how top organizations value all dimensions of diversity including gender, race, sexual orientation, values, preferences, beliefs, socio-economic and communication styles. Diversity Matters is an all-inclusive event that brings students and employers together for career success.

Spring Career Fair – Jan. 23 from 12-4pm – Our largest student recruiting event in the spring! Dozens of employers will be on campus in search of their next employee(s) or intern(s). Students are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity to meet with multiple employers all in one location!

Student-Athlete Career Development & Networking Night – Feb. 4th from 6-8pm – Our student-athletes not only compete for one of the most competitive schools, but they do so while being all-stars both on and off the field. In partnership with the OPCD, Student-Athlete Development is hosting their 6th annual Student-Athlete Career Development & Networking Night where hiring organizations meet with our student-athletes.

STEM Slam – Feb. 12th from 5-8pm – Held in the state-of-the-art Innovation Quarter in downtown Winston-Salem, this event enables students to learn more about careers in STEM industries and to network with organizations who are interested in hiring them.

We invite you and would love for you to attend any of these events! If you are interested in participating and hiring Wake Forest talent, please email Dana Hutchens [ hutchens@nullwfu.edu ]


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If Your Student Has a Problem

One of the best ways parents/families can help their students is to let them solve their own problems. Use the Stop, Drop, and Roll method when your student contacts you with a problem.  The flyer also lists contact information for serious concerns where family intervention might be appropriate.

Orientation 2018 slide shows

Select slide shows and handouts from Orientation sessions are available online.