What is Networking Night?
Networking Night is an exciting and unique opportunity for students to build their professional connections and develop their soft skills. The event allows students to explore career paths of interest and what positions exist within a company, learn strategies to implement in college for career preparation, ask questions specific to a particular company of industry, and inquire about company representative's background and experiences.
Networking Night is scheduled for Wednesday February 17th, 2021 from 5:00pm-7:30pm virtually through Handshake.
Preparing for Networking Night
- Research companies attending before the event, and develop a strategy for who you want to speak with.
- Develop questions you'd like to ask company representatives - prompt questions will be on each company table to aid and ease you into discussion points.
- Dress professionally - you can find suggestions on professional business attire through Career Services Pinterest.
Networking Night FAQs
Q. Who is invited to Networking Night?
A: All admitted MCB sophomore and junior business students are required to attend regardless of graduation date or prior attendance. Freshman and Seniors are encouraged to attend.
Q. What time is the event?
A. The event is from 5:00PM-7:30PM, and the student registration table is currently open through handshake.
Q. What should I wear?
A. Professional attire is required for the event, suits are preferable.
Q. What is the goal of Networking Night?
A. By attending Networking Night you are able to learn and practice your professional networking skills. As you network with many professionals, you also have the opportunity to discuss your career path as well as potential internship or full-time positions.