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Workshop Presentations from the Portland 2011 Conference
This does not constitute the entire list of presentations but the ones that were sent in by the presenters

Careers in Port Environment
Career Fairs & Information Sessions
Career Mentoring Scholars Program
College Sponsored Internships
Counselors as Consultants

From Application to Graduation
Hiring Veterans: A Partnership Between Career Services and Employers
Maximizing Millenial Retention
Mudd on the Road

NACE Global Employers Survey Report
Personal Mission Statement
How to Get Involved with MPACE
Using Academic Work to Enhance Students' Online Reputations

How to Get Involved with MPACE
Presenters: Patty Bishop, St. Mary's College and Margaret Paulin, Northrop Grumman
Abstract: This session provides a behind scenes look at MPACE. You will learn about the inner workings of the association, regions, committees, Board and programs.

Career Fairs & Information Sessions
Presenter: Mary Scott, Scott Resource Group
Abstract: Findings that examine how students assess the most and least impressive and effective employer practices. Topics include: how students decide which employers' career fair booths to visit; the format and content they most value at information sessions and more.

Career Mentoring Scholars Program
Presenter: Sarah Raymond, MPACE Education and Research Committee
Abstract: MPACE gives our scholarships to rising students to complete a project related to recruiting and career services. Come learn what our scholarship recipients have been up to, what they have learned and accomplished.

 Careers in Port Environment
Presenter: Scott Drum, Port of Portland
Abstract: Consolidated ports offer a wide array of career opportunites that can lead to jobs elsewhere within the port or within the larger transportation community and other professions. This presentation provides an overview of what a consolidated port does, using the Port of Portland as an example, and the types of jobs and career paths found at a port or airport.

College Sponsored Internships
Presenters: Diana Seder, Jason Jeffrey, Young Kwak - Claremont McKenna College
Abstract: Employers are clamoring for students who have practical training and can contribute immediately to their organization. See how a small liberal arts college is preparing students for the real world through their Sponsored Internship Program.

Counselors as Consultants
Presenters: Elspeth Rossetti and Elizabeth Thompson, Santa Clara University
Abstract: Draw on your expertise as a counselor to understand the needs of your colleagues in faculty and administrative positions. You will take away and be able to apply fresh models for Career Center work to build your visibility as a career consultant while establishing solid partnerships on campus.

From Application to Graduation
Presenters:
Aimee Akimoff and Desiree Vorhees, Willamette University MBA
Abstract: This session features graduate school admissions and student services specialists on how to prepare your students for graduate school studies (including application tips, transitioning from undergrad to graduate and how to succeed and flourish in graduate school).

Hiring Veterans
Presenters: David Parker Brown and Kim Wilson, UW Bothell
Abstract: A panel of career professionals share the benefits and values to hiring veterans and how to establish veteran friendly practices targeting programming and recruiting. The program presents best practices as well as the specific talents, skills and values veterans bring to the workforce and the recruiting practices of employers.

Maximizing Millenial Retention
Presenter: Ryann Cheung, McKesson
Abstract: Offering a rotational program can help retain talent in a world where changing jobs every year isn't seen as a bad thing. In this session, McKesson shows how to provide new hires greater flexibility, increased business acumen and multiple career path opportunities.

Mudd on the Road
Presenters: Vanessa Janovick and Judy Fisher, Harvey Mudd College
Abstract: Are you looking for a new way to get your students off campus to learn about opportunities? Well, we found a way at Harvey Mudd College. We'll share how we structured the program, our pre-post evaluations and results, our marketing and correspondence, and the registration.

NACE Global Employers Survey Report
Presenters: Sean Gil, CSU Fullerton and Dawn Carter, NetApp
Abstract: Findings of the 2010-2011 NACE Global Resources Committee, Global Employer Survey. The presentation focuses on supply/demand information, best practices, and career development options (specifically as they relate to China and India).

Personal Mission Statement
Presenter: Alycia McCullough, Loyola Marymount University
Abstract:: A personal mission statement is an effective tool to help evaluate one's opportunties by providing direction to goal attainment and rationale for saying "no".  In this program, participants will discover the benefits of creating a personal mission statement and strategies for integrating this mission statement into their lives.

Using Academic Work to Enhance Students' Online Reputations
Presenters: Laurie Haskell and Kayla Krupnick Walsh, Golden Gate University
Abstract: This program provides practical ideas and examples for how a student can build a robust profile and effectively utilize LindeIn the same way that an experienced professional would. 

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