The purpose of Career Connections is to provide members and advisers of PBL the opportunity to connect in an urban area once a year for the purpose of professional development and networking with career professionals prior to degree completion. 

WEDNESDAY, January 5

3:00 PM Registration Opens
*Hotel Keys will be made available as rooms are ready 
*Hotel rooms may not be available until later in the evening, luggage storage available 

  • Time TBD Optional Wizards Game (optional activity) Stay tuned for more details!
9:00 PM Late Arrivals 

  • Attendees arriving after this time will pick up registration and hotel keys at the main desk.

THURSDAY, January 6

8:00 AM Registration Opens  
Continental Breakfast Available
9:30 AM Opening Remarks 

  • Greetings from PBL President
  • Greetings from Board of Directors
  • Highlight of Career Connections Opportunities 
10:00 AM Session 1 – DEI in the Workplace 
11:00 AM Session 2  Future of Business
12:00 PM LUNCH ON OWN (Officers available at mall outlets for chats)
2:00 PM Session 3 – Landing the Job
3:15 PM WORKSHOP – Best Practices of Networking
5:30 PM Networking Reception 
7:00 PM Evening on Your Own

FRIDAY, January 7

*Hotel Check-Out noon for those with two-night registrations, luggage storage available. 
8:00 AM Continental Breakfast Available 
Coffee Chat with Officers 
Re-branding Update 
9:00 AM Activity Rotation 

  • Information Interviews – Group 1
  • Resume Reviews – Group 2
  • Professional Headshots – Group 3
10:00 AM Activity Rotation 

  • Information Interviews – Group 3
  • Resume Reviews – Group 1
  • Professional Headshots – Group 2 
11:00 AM BREAK – Room Check Out, Luggage Storage
11:15 AM Activity Rotation 

  • Information Interviews – Group 2
  • Resume Reviews – Group 3
  • Professional Headshots – Group 1 
12:15 PM Closing Remarks
12:30 PM Career Connections Adjourns
Afternoon Travel safely home!