Lend a Hand for a Living Conference Promotes Careers with Nonprofits

The Career Center will host the 3rd annual Lend a Hand for a Living nonprofit poster display and mini conference April 1. The poster display will be from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Student Union Building Activities Room. Students can stop by anytime to find volunteer, employment or career information from more than 90 nonprofit organizations.

The mini conference will be from 6-9 p.m. in the Student Union Building Alumni Room. The conference is open to all students and designed to provide opportunities to learn more about the nonprofit sector. It is an interactive conference composed of a keynote speaker, three breakout sessions and a networking reception. Truman alumni and members of the Kirksville community will present a variety of nonprofit topics. Breakout session topics include: Nonprofit vs. For Profit Employment; Career Development in Nonprofits; Year of Service Panel Discussion; Finding Internships in the Nonprofit Sector; The Importance of Fundraising and Graduate Schools for Nonprofit Careers; and Volunteering: A Great Way to Get Your Foot in the Door.

Students must pre-register for the conference by March 31 at http://pdi.truman.edu/register.  Registered students will receive valuable information on nonprofit organizations.  

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