The Gordon College Calling and Career Conference seeks to advance each student’s preparation for entering a world of faithful work, service, and leadership through:
All second-year students are invited to participate in this annual conference and reflect on God’s calling in their lives, translate their unique strengths and experiences to the world of work, meet alumni in various fields, create/polish their resumés, develop networking and interview skills, and discern next steps in their professional journeys.
Students will have the opportunity to engage with alumni from a variety of fields during this conference. Alumni will speak on industry panels, sharing their expertise and career advice with students, and will also assist students with interview and networking skills.
Professional Development Workshops
Career professionals, recruiters, and other guests will facilitate professional development workshops, designed to equip students with skills for professional success. Workshop topics include:
Assessments are one tool to help students discover their natural strengths, interests, and affinities, and potential occupations of fit. Before the conference, students will have the opportunity to take a free assessment which is most helpful at this point in their career development and review the results with a trained professional during the conference.