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Accelerated MBA Career Development Series

The Accelerated MBA Career Development Series will help you as you explore  career paths, narrow down choices, and launch into your job search. Each event is held on a Thursday after classes are complete.

September

Accelerated MBA Workshop: Know Yourself

This seminar will guide students as they come to understand the positive and negative attributes of their own personality, and teach students how to capitalize upon those traits in a professional setting, when networking, communicating with clients, or when working with bosses and co-workers. Thomas College Function Room. 12:00. Lunch is provided.

Your Community Matters – Alumni Networking Event

Network and learn about how to get involved in and give back to your community. Explore board, committee, and other volunteer opportunities, and talk to business leaders. Professional dress required. Seniors and Graduate Students only.

October

Accelerated MBA Workshop: Straight Talk from the Hiring Manager

Get real world advice from banking and finance professionals as they give tips on today’s job market and learn how their businesses hire and develop new MBAs. Kennebec Savings Bank.

Getting your Foot in the Door – Alumni Networking Event

Network and learn about the ins and outs of speaking in a professional setting, elevator pitches, and social media’s place in networking. Professional dress required. Seniors and Graduate Students only.

November

Accelerated MBA Workshop: Exploring Career Options

Established business leaders tell the stories of their roundabout career paths, the challenges they faced and overcame, and strategies and techniques for narrowing down careers and employers. Thomas College Function Room. 12:00 - 1:15. Lunch is provided.

January

Accelerated MBA Workshop: Career Marketing

Learn from a professional career coach the ins and outs of Career Marketing and Self-Branding – everything from sending a consistent professional message to prospective employers through materials and social networks, to how your dress and speech influences those around you. Thomas College Function Room. 12:00 - 1:15. Lunch is provided.

 February

Accelerated MBA Workshop: Launching Effective Job Searches

This workshop will expose students to both open and gated job search avenues, give tips on which search engines are most effective, and illustrate examples of how to get noticed when applying to jobs online. Thomas College Function Room. 12:00 - 1:15. Lunch is provided.

You’re Hired, now what? - Alumni Networking Event

Network with business professionals and learn about all the back-of-house details of your first job. What is Gross vs. Net Pay? How much should you put into retirement? How do you fill out a W-4? Professional dress required. Seniors and Graduate Students only.

March

Career Fair

Meet representatives from a diverse range of prospective employers in Maine and nationwide, explore career options and distribute resumes at this yearly event attracting over 50 employers.

April

Accelerated MBA Workshop: Software to Impress

Explore the basics of Adobe Illustrator and InDesign, and learn how to create effective marketing materials that can be used in your job search and throughout your career utilizing these critical softwares. Thomas College Function Room. 12:00 - 1:15. Lunch is provided.

Love Your Money – Alumni Networking Event

Real world instruction from financial planners and other pros about the rest of your life. Learn exactly what your credit score is, the value of renting vs buying a house, and budget tips that will make life easier after college. Professional dress required. Seniors and Graduate Students only.

Accelerated MBA Workshop: Mock Interviews

Try out your resume and interview skills in a professional environment. Get valuable one-on-one feedback from business professionals. To RSVP, please email grad@thomas.edu.


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