CareerUP: Elevating Your Career Network

Event Details

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
5:00-7:30 p.m.
Student Workshop: 5:00 to 5:30
Formal Presentation: 5:40 to 6:00
Networking / Break Out: 6:00 to 7:30 

BEST Building, BEST Conference Center

Presenter: Dr. Leigh Anne Taylor Knight, Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, The DeBruce Foundation


Discover the power of leveraging your skills in a professional networking environment.  

Determining what differentiates you from the competition and direct in-person contact with employers is the most successful way to secure future employment. At CareerUP, you will be taught key professional skills that you can immediately apply in a networking environment with employers, recruiters and alumni.

To learn about your agilities through the Agile Work Profiler and the teachings of Dr. Leigh Anne Taylor Knight, click below:

Student participants click here.  

Business leaders click here.  

Benefits for YOU as a student:

  • Leveraging individual agility proficiency within the networking conversation. 
  • Identifying areas of development and practicing those areas within a learning environment.
  • Engaging with employers in meaningful conversations with a potential for future employment. 
What are the benefits to employers or organizations: 
  • Early identification of talent.
  • Professional mentorship opportunities to others in your chosen industry or career field.
  • Professional development surrounding agilities and professional skills. 

Click Here for Highlights from Career UP in the Spring!

Who Should Attend

Workforce partners, organization leadership, hiring managers, non-profit managers, Edwards Campus students, Edwards Campus Program Leadership, Faculty and staff. 


5:00 - 5:30 – Check in
5:00 - 5:30 – Current student break out session
5:40 - 6:00 – Keynote address
6:00 - 7:30 –  Break out sessions and Networking Social

Four Corner sessions include:

  • Personal Branding
  • CEO Talk
  • Careers in Science
  • Public Service


Business Casual Attire

This event is free to attend. Fill out the form below to secure your registration.

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