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Spring Advising Practicum, March 23, 2018
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9:00-10:20  Initiatives Workshops for first year students. Click here for room numbers.
4:00-  5:00  Practicum Social Hour: Mocktails with Professionals, an opportunity for students to practice networking with alums, faculty, staff, and others, Science Center Atrium

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Time BlockLocationDept/Program/OfficeThemeTitleTypeAudienceFacilitators
09:00-10:20CELEB CELEB, Office of International EducationHoning college and professional skillsFunding your idea - Learn what foundation partners and venture investors look for from grant-seeking organizations and startups. Workshop your grant request or funding need with experts in the field.Workshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Brian Morello, Hanh Le, and Nina Weissberg
09:00-10:20LibraryLiberal Arts in Practice, LibraryJobs and careersDrop in Appointments with LAPC at the Library Stop by to meet with LAPC Career Peer Advisors! They’ll be ready to share online resources which are useful for internship and job searching. They can also show you how to schedule appointments with LAPC staff. Browse the display of library books you can check out about college majors, jobs in various fields, study abroad, internships, test prep, grad school, etc.ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Career Peer Advisors
10:30-11:20LibraryLiberal Arts in Practice, LibraryJobs and careersDrop in Appointments with LAPC at the Library Stop by to meet with LAPC Career Peer Advisors! They’ll be ready to share online resources which are useful for internship and job searching. They can also show you how to schedule appointments with LAPC staff. Browse the display of library books you can check out about college majors, jobs in various fields, study abroad, internships, test prep, grad school, etc.ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Career Peer Advisors
10:30-11:20Moore Study Lounge, Pearsons HallAllMeet, Greet, and Complete
Do you have financial aid, graduation requirement, or other administrative business to complete? Do you have questions for the Financial Aid, Registrar Accounting, or Alumni offices? Come meet with people who can help you.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Teresa Leopold
10:30-11:20SC 150Office of International Education, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers
Post-Beloit Life for International Students A panel of international alumni will share their experiences navigating the post-Beloit search, from making initial decisions to establishing their careers. All students are welcome to learn about navigating domestic and international workplaces and schools.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Jessica Fox-Wilson, Shannon Jolly
10:30-11:20SC 349Biology, Biochemistry, ChemistryPlanning your curriculumPlanning for your Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry Capstone: All Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry juniors should attend to talk about options for meeting the capstone requirement.ConversationJunior, Current Majors/Minors.Jim Schulte, Katie Johnson
10:30-11:20Science Center 117Law and JusticeGetting to know one anotherA Law & Justice Conversation with Steven Hawkins
A meet-and-greet with the College’s Weissberg Chair, Steven Hawkins. Mr. Hawkins is a social justice activist and litigator. His career has been devoted to improving a criminal justice system that disproportionately targets minorities and the economically disadvantaged.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Larry White
11:30-12:50RichardsonPolitical Science, International Relations, Office of International EducationJobs and careersThe 2018 Weissberg Chair Stephen Hawkins will discuss career pathways in law and social justice. The discussion will include three former Political Science major: Raphael Gang, Phil Mangis and Ruby JenningsConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Rachel Ellett
11:30-12:50SC 301Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Biology and Biochemistry lunch and peer advising: Ecology, Evolution, and Behavioral Biology, Environmental BiologyConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology and Biochemistry faculty
11:30-12:50SC 349Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Biology and Biochemistry lunch and peer advising: Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Biology, BiochemistryConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Biology and Biochemistry faculty
11:30-12:50SC 444Geology, Environmental StudiesPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another
Pizza and Peer Advising in Geology and Environmental Studies: Come learn about Geology and Environmental Studies courses that will be offered in Fall 2018. Senior geology and environmental studies majors will give advice, and pizza will be eaten by all!ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Senior geology and environmental studies majors, Sue Swanson, Jim Rougvie
1:00-1:50Moore Study Lounge, Pearsons HallAllMeet, Greet, and Complete
Do you have financial aid, graduation requirement, or other administrative business to complete? Do you have questions for the Financial Aid, Registrar Accounting, or Alumni offices? Come meet with people who can help you.
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior.Teresa Leopold
1:00-1:50RichardsonPolitical Science, International RelationsInternships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers
Raphael Gang, Phil Mangis and Ruby Jennings - Political Science alums - will talk about using your Political Science major after graduation.Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.
1:00-1:50SC 150Athletics, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Answering the "So what?" question
More than a Game: The Impact of Varsity Athletics in a Career Many people, from parents to professors, coaches to employers, rave about the benefits of participating in varsity athletics. But how does it work in real life? How does a current or former athlete talk about experiences in sports, in a way that applies to future opportunities in graduate school or professional work? Learn from alumni in a variety of fields as they share their experiences as athletes in the post-college world. Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Jessica Fox-Wilson, 1889 Council
1:00-1:50SC 340Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculumBiometrics enrollment requests: Requests are required for, but do not guarantee, enrollment in Biometrics
Biology Department survey: Help the Bio Department plan for the future
ConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Ken Yasukawa, Rachel Bergstrom
1:00-1:50SC 341 (Cafe Bio)Biology, BiochemistryPlanning your curriculum,
Getting to know one another,
Finding balance and health
Biology and Biochemistry dessert: Advising sessions and senior bake-offConversationFirst year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Rachel Bergstrom, Tawnya Cary
2:00-2:50SC 150Office of International Education, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Answering the "So what?" question
Career Discussion with Weissberg Chair Steven HawkinsConversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Current Majors/Minors.Ron Watson, Jessica Fox-Wilson
2:00-2:50SC 349Biology, BiochemistryInternships and research,
Graduate and professional school,
Jobs and careers,
Getting to know one another
Biology and Biochemistry Alumni Panel: So, what about after Beloit?Panel Discussion
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Prospective Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors, Current Majors/Minors.Ken Yasukawa
3:00-3:50Mathers, PearsonsLiberal Arts in Practice, Office of International EducationHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers
Speed Interviewing with AlumniWorkshop
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Senior, Current Majors/Minors.Cristina Parente, Shannon Jolly
3:00-3:50SC 150Office of International Education, Liberal Arts in PracticeHoning college and professional skills,
Jobs and careers,
Answering the "So what?" question
Career Discussion with Weissberg Chair Steven HawkinsConversation
(includes alum/friend of the College)
First year, Second Year, Junior, Current Majors/Minors.Ron Watson, Jessica Fox-Wilson