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Conference Schedule and Virtual Rooms:

Below is the current Notre Dame Recruitment Conference schedule and Zoom links. We will disseminate the room access password via email to registered participants. Please do not share or post in public forums.

 

Opening Session - 12:00 - 12:30pm

WELCOME & STATE OF RECRUITING AT NOTRE DAME
Kick off the conference with all 175+ participants to learn about key campus updates from the Center for Career Development, including: COVID-19 return to campus recruiting, Fall career fair week, 2021 new initiatives, commitment to diversity & inclusion, and more. This session will be held over Zoom Webinar and include audience participation through the use of Zoom's polling and chat features.

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Session #1 - 12:30 - 1:15pm

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ANALYTICS, & OPERATIONS (ITAO) DEPARTMENT FACULTY
Meet Professors Frederick Nwanganga and Sharif Nijim in the Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations Department to learn about Notre Dame's Business Analytics and Business Technology majors. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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RECRUITING MBA STUDENTS
Hear from a panel of MBA students and meet with graduate business programs career services staff from the Mendoza College of Business. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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PRACTICAL INSTRUCTION IN THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND INTRODUCTION TO THE ENGINEERING INNOVATION HUB
Meet Professor Daryl Peterson, Managing Director of  Notre Dame’s new Engineering Innovation Hub.  Learn more about the new 10,000 square foot facility designed to integrate research, coursework, and project-based collaboration among Notre Dame students. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25). 

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ECONOMICS FACULTY
Join Professor Eric Sims, Department Chair, and Professor Forrest Spence from the Department of Economics to learn about one of Notre Dame’s most versatile and popular academic majors.  (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY
Meet Dr. Bill Goodwine, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Professor David Go, Chair from the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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RECRUITING LIBERAL ARTS STUDENTS
Join Professor Peter Cajka, Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of American Studies from the College of Arts and Letters to learn the value of talent with a liberal arts background. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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ACCOUNTANCY FACULTY
Meet with Professor and Department Chair Sandra Vera-Munoz and Assistant Department Chair Jamie O’Brien from the Department of Accountancy to learn about Notre Dame’s Accountancy major and new minor. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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STUDENT PANEL #1 - FINANCE/ECONOMICS/ACCOUNTING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Bring your questions and gain insight from a panel of Notre Dame undergraduate students about their experience with both the virtual and in-person recruitment processes. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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STUDENT PANEL #2 - LIBERAL ARTS UNDERGRADUATE  STUDENTS
Bring your questions and gain insight from a panel of Notre Dame undergraduate students in the College of Arts and Letters about their experience with both virtual and in-person recruitment processes. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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STUDENT PANEL #3 - HEALTHCARE & SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Bring your questions and gain insight from a panel of Notre Dame undergraduate students about their experience with both virtual and in-person recruitment processes. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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Topic Update - 1:15 - 1:30pm

FIRST LOOK EXCLUSIVE: CAREER FAIR PLANS
Gain insight into Notre Dame's fall career fair plans, summer student insight panels, and how we can help you prepare for the 2021-2022 recruiting season. 

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Session #2 - 1:30 - 2:15pm

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, ANALYTICS, & OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT (ITAO) FACULTY
Meet Professor and Department Chair Robert Easley and Professor Seth Berry in the Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations Department in the Mendoza College of Business to learn about Notre Dame's Business Analytics and Business Technology majors. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY
Meet with Professor Robert Stevenson, Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Electrical Engineering. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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ECONOMICS FACULTY
Join Professor Eric Sims, Department Chair, and Professor Forrest Spence from the Department of Economics to learn about one of Notre Dame’s most versatile and popular academic majors. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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FINANCE FACULTY AND INSIGHT INTO THE ESTEEM PROGRAM
Meet Professor David Hutchison in the Finance Department. Dr. Hutchison also teaches in the ESTEEM, 11-month master of science degree program that embraces entrepreneurship and students from science disciplines outside the traditional business-school community. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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ENERGY STUDIES FACULTY
Meet with Professors Anne Pillai and Ginger Sigmon from the Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy). They manage the Energy Studies minor (which is open to undergraduate students from all majors at Notre Dame) and develop on-campus/off-campus relationships with faculty, students, and organizations within the industry. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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INTEGRATED ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS PRACTICES AND MINOR IN ENGINEERING CORPORATE PRACTICES
Meet Professor Todd Taylor, Director of Summer International Engineering, and Associate Director of the Integrated Engineering and Business Practices Program to hear about how the College of Engineering infuses business principles into the engineering curriculum. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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GRADUATE BUSINESS PROGRAMS & STUDENT PANEL: SPECIALIZED MASTERS STUDENTS
Join a presentation by Graduate Business Career Development staff on recruiting students from Mendoza College of Business specialized business programs (MSM-Master of Science in Management, MSBA-Master of Science in Business Analytics, MNA-Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration, and new in AY21/22 MSF-Master of Science in Finance). Presentation will be followed by student panel. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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ENHANCE YOUR RECRUITING IN 2021: STEP OUTSIDE THE "MAJOR" BOX TO HARNESS THE VALUE AND SKILL OF THE LIBERAL ARTS
Meet with Marty Whalen, Arts and Letters Careers Program Manager, and Career Counselors Anita Rees and Maureen Baska as they cover the importance of recruiting students with Liberal Arts backgrounds. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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NOTRE DAME SPECIAL REPORT: CAMPUS DATA AND STUDENT TRENDS
Join Ryan Willerton, Associate Vice President, Career & Professional Development, for a unique behind-the-scenes look at meaningful data on Notre Dame students, including their preferences with virtual and in-person recruiting practices. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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STUDENT PANEL #4 - MASTERS/PHD GRADUATE STUDENTS
Bring your questions and gain insight from a panel of Notre Dame masters and doctoral students about their experiences and preferences with employer recruitment processes. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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Break - 2:15 - 2:30pm

Conference participants are provided a 15-minute break to use the restroom, check your email, or get up and stretch. Visit the conference website for the link to join Session #3 at 2:30 PM EDT.

Session #3 - 2:30 - 3:15pm

INTEGRATED ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS PRACTICES AND MINOR IN ENGINEERING CORPORATE PRACTICES
Meet Professor Mike Kitz, Executive Director of Summer Engineering Programs and Director of the Integrated Engineering and Business Practices Program, to hear about how the College of Engineering infuses business principles into the engineering curriculum. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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FINANCE FACULTY AND INSIGHT INTO THE ESTEEM PROGRAM
Meet Professor David Hutchison in the Finance Department. Dr. Hutchison also teaches in the ESTEEM, an 11-month master of science degree program that embraces entrepreneurship and students from science disciplines outside the traditional business-school community. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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INSIGHT INTO LIBERAL ARTS STUDENTS IN THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND LETTERS
Join Professor Nicholas Russo, Director of Advising and Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies from the College of Arts and Letters to hear about Notre Dame’s liberal arts education. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING FACULTY
Meet with Dr. Ryan McClarren, Director of Graduate Studies, and Professor David Go, Chair from the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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LEVERAGING HANDSHAKE TO ADVANCE YOUR RECRUITING
Join Samantha Wheeler, Notre Dame’s Relationship Manager at Handshake, for a few best practices and top strategies to utilizing ND’s career services platform of choice for undergraduates. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING & EARTH SCIENCES FACULTY
Meet with Professor Diogo Bolster, Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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INSIGHT INTO NOTRE DAME’S NEWEST AND MOST POPULAR MINOR: REAL ESTATE
Join Jason Arnold, Managing Director, and Eugenio Acosta, Program Director, from the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate, along with Notre Dame alumnus and adjunct faculty member Mike O’Malley, CFO and Senior Principal at Pennybacker Capital, to hear about the latest updates with the fastest-growing minor at ND. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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STUDENT PANEL #5 - UNDERGRADUATE FINANCE/ECON/CONSULTING STUDENTS
Bring your questions and gain insight from a panel of Notre Dame undergraduate students about their experiences and preferences with both virtual and in-person employer recruitment processes. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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STUDENT PANEL #6 - UNDERGRADUATE STEM STUDENTS
Bring your questions and gain insight from a panel of Notre Dame undergraduate students about their experiences and preferences with both virtual and in-person employer recruitment processes. (note: You will need a Zoom password to access the session. The password will be shared at the opening session and it can also be found in your conference update email sent on 7:04 PM EDT on Tuesday, May 25).

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Topic Update - 3:15 - 3:30pm

FIRST LOOK EXCLUSIVE: DATA-INFORMED RECRUITING AT NOTRE DAME
Gain insight into Notre Dame's plans for leveraging data as a stand-alone strategic effort within the Center for Career Development.  Learn about the team’s newest data-driven position, and how this will help support the data needs of our employer partners, hiring managers, and university recruiters during the 2021-2022 recruiting season.

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Closing Session - 3:30 - 4:15pm

INSIDE LOOK AT DIVERSE DOMERS & INCLUSIVE EXCELLENCE AT NOTRE DAME

Join all participants in a special, closing session with 3 student affairs practitioners who work closely with historically underrepresented student populations and student organizations on campus. Discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts with front-line professionals to learn more about the unique landscape of the Notre Dame student community.  

  • Arnel Bulaoro, Interim Director, Multicultural Student Programs and Services.  
  • Consuela Wilson, Director, Office of Student Enrichment
  • John Johnstin, Interim Director, Gender Relations Center

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