Veteran Family Career Week Schedule

Conference Schedule

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

9:00 AM

CAREER TRACK

The Guide to Successful Interviewing

This session will focus on how to interview virtually as well as in-person. The emphasis will be techniques for responding to interviews, some do’s and don’ts and questions to ask the interviewer.

Session Host(s):

Danielle Walker, Communication Professor, Speaking Coach || Concordia University Texas

2020-11-18 09:00:00 2020-11-18 10:00:00 Chicago The Guide to Successful Interviewing: Veteran Family Career Week

The Guide to Successful Interviewing

This session will focus on how to interview virtually as well as in-person. The emphasis will be techniques for responding to interviews, some do’s and don’ts and questions to ask the interviewer.

Session Host(s):

Danielle Walker, Communication Professor, Speaking Coach || Concordia University Texas


Join the event via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/99236304088
View the event landing page at http://www.mayoradler.com/resources-for-veterans/veteranfamilycareerweek
Please follow the link sent to you via email to view the internal schedule with Zoom links.**
https://zoom.us/j/99236304088 Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Veteran Suicide caroline.mclaughlin@austintexas.gov

9:00 AM

RESOURCE TRACK

Federal Resume Workshop

Session Host(s):

Margret Watson , Veteran Career Advisor
Texas Veterans Commission

2020-11-18 09:00:00 2020-11-18 10:00:00 Chicago Federal Resume Workshop: Veteran Family Career Week

Federal Resume Workshop

Session Host(s):

Margret Watson , Veteran Career Advisor
Texas Veterans Commission


Join the event via Zoom at https://austincc.zoom.us/j/92243676445?pwd=THNHL0drNFBDSGd4bWZMaDhHNU9Rdz09
View the event landing page at http://www.mayoradler.com/resources-for-veterans/veteranfamilycareerweek
Please follow the link sent to you via email to view the internal schedule with Zoom links.**
https://austincc.zoom.us/j/92243676445?pwd=THNHL0drNFBDSGd4bWZMaDhHNU9Rdz09 Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Veteran Suicide caroline.mclaughlin@austintexas.gov

9:00 AM

ADMISSIONS TRACK

Texas State University Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Session runs from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. Admissions Counselors will be available!

Texas State is nationally ranked for serving student veterans and military connected students. We were named a “Military Friendly Top 10 School” for 2019-20, a Military Times “Best for Vets Colleges” in 2020, and a “Top Military-Friendly University” by Military Advanced Education (MAE).
We love our veterans and your families and have resources available specifically for you. Texas State’s beautiful campus has a great location between San Antonio and Austin, at the foot of the Hill Country. Though we’re the 4th largest university in Texas, we have a warm, family atmosphere. Come talk to us about your place at TXST!

Session Host(s):

Texas State University Admissions Counselors

2020-11-18 09:00:00 2020-11-18 10:00:00 Chicago Texas State University Office of Undergraduate Admissions: Veteran Family Career Week

Texas State University Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Session runs from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. Admissions Counselors will be available!

Texas State is nationally ranked for serving student veterans and military connected students. We were named a “Military Friendly Top 10 School” for 2019-20, a Military Times “Best for Vets Colleges” in 2020, and a “Top Military-Friendly University” by Military Advanced Education (MAE).
We love our veterans and your families and have resources available specifically for you. Texas State’s beautiful campus has a great location between San Antonio and Austin, at the foot of the Hill Country. Though we’re the 4th largest university in Texas, we have a warm, family atmosphere. Come talk to us about your place at TXST!

Session Host(s):

Texas State University Admissions Counselors


Join the event via Zoom at https://txstate.zoom.us/j/96829034247
View the event landing page at http://www.mayoradler.com/resources-for-veterans/veteranfamilycareerweek
Please follow the link sent to you via email to view the internal schedule with Zoom links.**
https://txstate.zoom.us/j/96829034247 Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Veteran Suicide caroline.mclaughlin@austintexas.gov

10:00 AM

CAREER TRACK

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Join Student Veteran Services and Texas Career Engagement for a workshop focusing on imposter syndrome. You will better understand imposter syndrome, how it may impact veterans, and how to navigate this in the context of clarifying a career path. Additionally, identify ways in which veterans can be equipped to seek support when experiencing imposter syndrome.

Session Host(s):

Jeffrey Moe, LCSW & Jordan Rossi, LPC-I
Texas Career Engagement at University of Texas

2020-11-18 10:00:00 2020-11-18 11:00:00 Chicago Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Veteran Family Career Week

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Join Student Veteran Services and Texas Career Engagement for a workshop focusing on imposter syndrome. You will better understand imposter syndrome, how it may impact veterans, and how to navigate this in the context of clarifying a career path. Additionally, identify ways in which veterans can be equipped to seek support when experiencing imposter syndrome.

Session Host(s):

Jeffrey Moe, LCSW & Jordan Rossi, LPC-I
Texas Career Engagement at University of Texas


Join the event via Zoom at https://utexas.zoom.us/j/99387467656?pwd=ZFFGbjVtSE51RXVYR0sxQ1hHQ0piZz09
View the event landing page at http://www.mayoradler.com/resources-for-veterans/veteranfamilycareerweek
Please follow the link sent to you via email to view the internal schedule with Zoom links.**
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/99387467656?pwd=ZFFGbjVtSE51RXVYR0sxQ1hHQ0piZz09 Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Veteran Suicide caroline.mclaughlin@austintexas.gov

11:00 AM

CAREER TRACK

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the internet. LinkedIn can be used to find the right job or internship, connect and strengthen professional relationships, and learn the skills needed to succeed in a career. This presentation will discuss the benefits of having a complete LinkedIn profile and how it can help you connect with networking opportunities by showcasing your unique professional story through experience, skills, and education, as well as how to use tools on LinkedIn to build a professional network. ** Note: this is not a workshop designed to show how to start/set up a profile on LinkedIn.

Session Host(s):

Ross Wood, MA
Texas State University

2020-11-18 11:00:00 2020-11-18 12:00:00 Chicago LinkedIn: Veteran Family Career Week

LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network on the internet. LinkedIn can be used to find the right job or internship, connect and strengthen professional relationships, and learn the skills needed to succeed in a career. This presentation will discuss the benefits of having a complete LinkedIn profile and how it can help you connect with networking opportunities by showcasing your unique professional story through experience, skills, and education, as well as how to use tools on LinkedIn to build a professional network. ** Note: this is not a workshop designed to show how to start/set up a profile on LinkedIn.

Session Host(s):

Ross Wood, MA
Texas State University


Join the event via Zoom at https://txstate.zoom.us/j/95872794293?pwd=WFZWVTFMdWtBQjExeWxDQ2liUUV6UT09
View the event landing page at http://www.mayoradler.com/resources-for-veterans/veteranfamilycareerweek
Please follow the link sent to you via email to view the internal schedule with Zoom links.**
https://txstate.zoom.us/j/95872794293?pwd=WFZWVTFMdWtBQjExeWxDQ2liUUV6UT09 Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Veteran Suicide caroline.mclaughlin@austintexas.gov

1:00 PM

CAREER TRACK

Student Alumni Panel

Join Monica Rios, Concordia University Texas’ Student Veteran’s Association President and alumni representatives from Texas State University, Austin Community College, University of Texas, and Concordia University Texas to find out what these veteran alumni wish they would have known about the transition from college to career. Ask questions, be inspired by their stories, and gain practical tips on the job search, professional networking, and career success after college.

Session Host(s):

Monica Rios, President of Concordia’s Student Veterans Association
Concordia University Texas

2020-11-18 13:00:00 2020-11-18 14:00:00 Chicago Student Alumni Panel: Veteran Family Career Week

Student Alumni Panel

Join Monica Rios, Concordia University Texas’ Student Veteran’s Association President and alumni representatives from Texas State University, Austin Community College, University of Texas, and Concordia University Texas to find out what these veteran alumni wish they would have known about the transition from college to career. Ask questions, be inspired by their stories, and gain practical tips on the job search, professional networking, and career success after college.

Session Host(s):

Monica Rios, President of Concordia’s Student Veterans Association
Concordia University Texas


Join the event via Zoom at https://zoom.us/j/97807601687?pwd=Y056UEpIcVRjRkNxMnIrLys1UmdzUT09
View the event landing page at http://www.mayoradler.com/resources-for-veterans/veteranfamilycareerweek
Please follow the link sent to you via email to view the internal schedule with Zoom links.**
https://zoom.us/j/97807601687?pwd=Y056UEpIcVRjRkNxMnIrLys1UmdzUT09 Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Veteran Suicide caroline.mclaughlin@austintexas.gov

2:00 PM

Closing Keynote

Session Host(s):

Joseph Kopser
Serial Entrpreneur
Keynote Speaker, Grayline Group
Special Advisor for Military Leadership and Strategy Policy, University of Texas at Austin

Joseph Kopser serves as an Executive-in-Residence at the McCombs School of Business. Prior to that his company, RideScout, was acquired by Mercedes. He served in the Army for 20 years after graduating from West Point and Harvard. He was recognized as a White House Champion of Change in clean energy and won the U.S. DOT Data Innovation Award. Co-author of Catalyst, he is an advisor for CleanTX.

2020-11-18 14:00:00 2020-11-18 15:00:00 Chicago Veteran Family Career Week Closing Keynote

Closing Keynote

Joseph Kopser is a serial entrepreneur and expert in energy and national security issues. Currently he serves as an Executive-in-Residence at the McCombs School of Business at Texas. In addition, he is President of Grayline after he co-founded and served as CEO of RideScout, before it was acquired by Mercedes. He served in the U.S. Army for 20 years earning the Combat Action Badge, Army Ranger Tab and Bronze Star. He is a graduate of West Point with a BS in Aerospace Engineering and also received a Masters from the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2013, he was recognized as a White House Champion of Change for his efforts in Energy and Transportation. In 2014, RideScout won the U.S. DOT Data Innovation Award and co-authored the book, Catalyst. He is the Chairman of the Board of Advisors for the CleanTX Foundation, an economic development and professional association for cleantech.

Session Host(s):

Joseph Kopser
Serial Entrpreneur
Keynote Speaker, Grayline Group
Special Advisor for Military Leadership and Strategy Policy, University of Texas at Austin


Join the event via Zoom at pwd=RURqYUVWa3BrTzJlVDJwNXVnWE16UT09
View the event landing page at http://www.mayoradler.com/resources-for-veterans/veteranfamilycareerweek
Please follow the link sent to you via email to view the internal schedule with Zoom links.**
pwd=RURqYUVWa3BrTzJlVDJwNXVnWE16UT09 Mayor’s Challenge to Prevent Veteran Suicide caroline.mclaughlin@austintexas.gov