School of Business Graduates Present "Backpack to Briefcase"

“Backpack to Briefcase: Three Topics to Transform your Transition from Truman to the Top” will be presented March 28 by School of Business graduates. The event will consist of three sessions to be presented several times throughout the day.

“Extreme Makeover: Résumé Edition” will be an interactive, hands-on session designed to enhance student’s résumés in order to secure an interview for a great summer job or internship. This session is intended for sophomores and juniors, and participants should bring four copies of their résumé. “Extreme Makeover: Résumé Edition” will be presented at 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Violette Hall 1416 and will last a half hour.

“Dollars & Sense” addresses financial strategies for after graduation including: reducing debt, budgeting living expenses, buying a house, analyzing how much to invest in a 401K and more. This half hour session will be offered at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. in Violette Hall 1412.

Finally, “Package & Promote” outlines how students can differentiate themselves in all aspects of the interview process and will be presented at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in Violette Hall 1412 and at 2:30 p.m. in Violette Hall 1416.

All three sessions will be offered from noon-12:30 p.m. in the Violette Hall Upstairs Commons. A light lunch will be served during this block. Space is limited, so those interested should R.S.V.P. to Lana Dowell in the School of Business Office by 5 p.m. March 27. This option will only be available to students enrolled in the School of Business.

For more information, contact Lana Dowell at or 785.4346.
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