UWSP Anderson Classroom to Career Center

SMILEY PROFESSIONAL EVENTS

BECOME CAREER-READY

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WITH ACTIVITIES AND SPEAKERS

SBE offers more than 300 activities and speakers for students each year

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We provide ideas, tools, connections and—most importantly—real-world practice, so our students graduate ready to begin their professional journeys with confidence! Smiley Professional Events is our ongoing schedule of speakers, workshops and special activities outside of classes. Students earn academic credit by choosing events that fit their schedules and interests such as etiquette dinners, networking banquets and local company tours. With over 300 Smiley Professional Events each year , there’s always something exciting happening! Our Mundt Career-Readiness Program is a collection of special experiences for all students within our classes. Highlights include: • hearing about exciting career paths for all first-year students • chatting with employers over coffee for all second-year students • learning how to make a great in-person impression for all third-year students • connecting with local leaders at Senior Banquets for all fourth-year students.

LUNCH WITH A LEADER

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leaders available to connect with students for a mentorship lunch

$50 budget for students who shop at Goodwill every semester with our professionalism expert Lyn Zimmermann

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

Students gain valuable advice on transforming their LinkedIn profiles from expert Wayne Breitbarth.

GUEST SPEAKERS

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speakers come each year to panel discussions, classes and networking receptions

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“The Senior Banquet was the most impactful moment of my time in the program. I gained both insight and skills from an event put on to celebrate us.” –JACKSON CLARK MAJOR: MARKETING Budget for a new interviewing outfit for students who went shopping at Goodwill with our professionalism expert Lyn Hulgan DRESS FOR SUCCESS

“Smiley Professional Events were the most beneficial professional development activities throughout my college career. I realized the importance of networking and stepping outside of my comfort zone.” –MIKKALYN HAFNER MAJORS: MANAGEMENT; MARKETING

Over 300 students and business guests per year enjoy attending Senior Banquets.

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