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Announcement
Check out our Spring 2018 Schedule of Events!
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    Upcoming Events

  • Career & Calling: Rick Rekedal, former head of Global Digital Strategy for Dreamworks Animation
    01-22-2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | Chapel
  • Career & Calling: Kent Annan, Author and Co-founder of Haiti Partners
    01-24-2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | Chapel
  • Career & Calling: Delight Ministry Founders (Mac & Kenz)
    01-26-2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | Chapel
  • Big Hearts, Small Paychecks: Minimizing Debt in the Helping Professions
    01-29-2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | Beaman A & B
    This program will help students create wise plans for funding graduate degrees in the helping professions--that are notorious for lower salaries. WSCL Convo
  • Creatives Chat: “Making It” as a Freelancer, Performer or Entrepreneur
    01-31-2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | Massey 4th Floor Boardroom

    Learn from a panel of creatives in Nashville as they “tell all” about the realities of pursuing their passions. Gain tips for developing your brand, marketing yourself (and your work), customer/fan acquisition and resources for self-employed creatives. 

    Panel Moderator:
    Libby Oellerich ('14), Creative Content Manager, Nashville Songwriters Association International; Blogger, The Local Lady

    Panelists:
    Megan Beaven ('15) - Founder, No Baked Cookie Dough
    Amanda Mazzo ('03) - Creative Director/COO, Mazzo Media
    Paul Nelson ('02) - Session Musician/Educator/Musicpreneur
    Ryan Schemmel ('10) - Co-founder, Fort Houston

    Co-sponsored by the Office of Career & Professional Development and the Center for Entrepreneurship. GCLDP Convo.

  • Launch Your Career: Pro Tips for Resumes, Job Search Strategy, Interviewing & More!
    02-12-2018 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:50 a.m. | JAAC 2nd Floor Lobby

    Searching for a job or summer internship? Preparing for graduate school? Stop by the Ayers 2nd floor lobby to receive individualized advice from professionals at these advice tables:

    • Pro Tips for Resumes & Cover Letters: bring a draft of your resume or cover letter to receive quick tips for improvement
    • Job Search Strategy & Interview Advice: learn how to get started with your job/internship search and gain tips for interviewing
    • Practice Your Pitch & Learn How to Make Contacts: learn how to craft your “elevator pitch” and how to make connections in your field of interest
    • Grad School Prep Tips: get advice for all things grad school
    • General Career Questions: learn about services and resources available to you through Career Development at Belmont and get your general career questions answered
    • Get your FREE LinkedIn headshot taken (dress professionally!)

    Confirmed Industry Professionals:
    Nicole Parker ('14), Imagination Branding
    Kimi Robertson ('12), Sony ATV 
    Ellen (Allbritten) Arnold ('16), Omni Hotels
    Betsy Williams, Universal Music Group 
    Julia Bonner, Pierce Public Relations 
    Mike Cortese ('04), Belmont University 
    Luther Young ('12), Vanderbilt University Divinity School

    GCLDP Convo.