Learn from our team of experienced presenters what it takes to become successful in the modern workforce.

 

8:30 AM Lite Breakfast and Registration  

9:00   General Session –all (Auditorium)

 

Welcome by Angela Des Jardins, Montana Space Grant Director - NASA and MSGC Opportunities 

9:20   Transition – find your session location in the Auditorium or Classroom

9:30   Professional Development Session 1 (Choose One)

 

  1. Think Outside the Box by Cathy Nolan

  Explore What’s possible with your education-Auditorium

  • Self-Assessments to guide discovery of interests and values
  • General career/major discovery

 

  1. Build Your Professional Brand by Steve Enoch

  Resume Writing 101 Classroom

  • A hands-on workshop - walk away with the outlines of a resume
  • Get ideas on how to build your resume even more
  • Craft your elevator pitch and practice

 

10:30   Professional Development Session 2 (Choose One)

 

  1. Build Your Professional Brand by Steve Enoch

  Resume Writing 101 Classroom

  • A hands-on workshop - walk away with the outlines of a resume
  • Get ideas on how to build your resume even more
  • Craft your elevator pitch and practice

 

  1. Building Experience by Sarah Steward

  Get that experience and put it to work for you - Auditorium

  • Internship/research searching (what to expect, when to apply, why, what’s available)
  • Translating that experience into marketable skills

 

11:30   Lunch and Networking with Planetarium Show

 

Lunch: Catered Sack Lunch by Cravins 

            No food in the Planetarium so eat before or after the show you pick

 

11:30 Planetarium Show – Einstein Gravity Play – Eric Loberg

12:00 Planetarium Show – Einstein Gravity Play – Eric Loberg

           

12:30 PM Professional Development Session 3 by Mary-Martha Bahn

                        All  in Auditorium

 

Professional Skills - Learn about the essential skills employers are looking for, including professional communication, networking and the appropriate use of Social Media.

 

1:30   Break

 

1:45   Professional Development Session 4 by Caressa Bailey-Sack

All  in Auditorium

Overcoming Obstacles – How do I get around, over or thru a stumbling block.  Explore how to identify and overcome what might be blocking your success in the classroom. We will review time management, study skills, test preparation and ways to build success habits.

2:30   Professional Panel Discussion in Auditorium moderator Randy Larimer

                        All  in Auditorium

 

What is my job, what I do every day, and how I got there?

Student Question and Answer Session

 

Panel Participants:

3:45   Wrap Up – Angela Des Jardins, Montana Space Grant Director

4:00   Museum Time on Your Own -  Stickers Provided

5:00   Museum Close