Virtual Opportunities

Join us for the many virtual engagement and professional development opportunities the College of Business has planned for you to interact with alumni, employers, faculty members and fellow students. For more information on these and upcoming events, please contact Marissa Mainwood, student engagement coordinator, at engage@business.fsu.edu.

August

24

Business Mentorship Program Application Opens

Apply for an opportunity to learn from successful business alumni or friends of the college. You will be matched with a mentor for one semester to communicate for at least 30 minutes a week beginning mid-September. Each pairing is chosen based on a variety of factors including (but not limited to) major, intended career field, ideal living location and professional interests. Benefit from a mentor’s encouragement and insight on career development, personal growth and challenges in the workplace.

Audience: All business students
Time: The student application period is open from Monday, August 24 through Monday, September 7 at 11:59 p.m.
Registration: https://fsumentoring.xinspire.com/programs/business


 

Peer Connect Program Application OPens

Learn the ropes from an upperclassman. Incoming business freshmen are linked with juniors and seniors, who serve as mentors, offering valuable guidance on navigating through the college and making the most of your experience. Throughout the semester, mentors and mentees communicate at least once a week. Mentors represent all business majors. 

Audience: Freshman and sophomore students
Time: Application opens at 8 a.m. and closes at 11:59 p.m. on September 7
Registration: https://fsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5dUSI20ooTGmJ4V


26

Welcome for New College of Business Students

Dean Michael Hartline and his engagement team will provide a helpful overview of the college for all new business students. 

Audience: New business students (freshmen and transfer students)
Time: Noon – 1 p.m.
Platform: Zoom
Registration: Eventbrite at https://deansforumnewstudents.eventbrite.com

September

1

Back to Business

Join us for the college’s Back to Business event welcoming new and returning business students to the fall semester. Learn about the college’s professional development and networking programs, student organizations and other activities offered throughout the academic year. Find out more about the college’s 10 undergraduate majors, combined pathways offering top students a head start on graduate school and the college’s six master’s degrees.

Audience: All Business Students
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Platform: Brazen
Registration: https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/fsu-college-of-business/e/aN22x


 

Special Interest Group Introduction Meetings

Find your perfect fit with a special interest group. Join one of our meetings if you are interested in meeting others who share similar interests. There will four breakout sessions: freshmen/new students, international students, student veterans and transfer students. Register to attend one of the sessions when you register for the Back to Business event. A link to attend one of the sessions will be sent to registered students two hours prior to the meetings.

Audience: All business students
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Platform: Brazen
Registration: https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/fsu-college-of-business/e/aN22x


8

Game on Series - Virtual Trivia!

Test your FSU and college knowledge and win prizes!

Audience: All  business students
Time: 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Platform: Zoom
Zoom Meeting ID: 945 9296 3610


 

Mentoring Moments - Topic: Online Presence

Benefit from these short, prerecorded segments showcasing alumni sharing their experiences and offering advice. This Mentoring Moment is hosted by Caroline Neil (BS Marketing ’17, MBA '19), assistant director for Student-Athlete Development at the University of South Carolina and an FSU College of Business Recent Alumni Board Member.

Audience: All  business students
Time: Released at 10 a.m.
View: https://player.vimeo.com/external/453763145.hd.mp4?s=1c8af17e05bc458bf45c135614c5247e8d19e70f&profile_id=175


10

Graduate Professional Development Presentation

Kevin Boone, executive vice president and CFO at CSX, will present, “From Wall Street to Water Street.”

Audience: All  business students
Time: 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m
Platform: Zoom
Registration: Contact Alex Massey at amassey@business.fsu.edu


14

Mentoring Moments - Topic: Business Meal Etiquette

Benefit from these short, prerecorded segments showcasing alumni sharing their experiences and offering advice. This Mentoring Moment is hosted by L. Shuntel Fuller (MBA ’17), event manager at the FSU College of Business. 

Audience: All business students
Time: Released at 10 a.m.
Platform: https://vimeo.com/fsubiz/review/456198829/16beb65cee 


 

college of Business Mentoring Program Begins

Audience: Accepted program participants
Platform: Xinspire


15

Peer connect program begins

Audience: Accepted program participants
Time: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Platform: Zoom


17

Professional Development workshop - "What is professional development?" (And Why Should I Be Thinking About This Now?)

Learn how to take ownership of your career path by taking advantage of all the college’s professional development resources and mentorship opportunities. This session is led by the college’s Center for Professional Development.

Audience: All business students
Time: 4 p.m.
Platform: Zoom
Registration: https://app.brazenconnect.com/a/fsu-college-of-business/e/Mr9VTp


21

Mentoring Moments - Topic: "How to ask for a letter of recommendation"

Benefit from these short, prerecorded segments showcasing alumni sharing their experiences and offering advice. This Mentoring Moment is hosted by Chelsea Vaughn (MS-RMI ’19), FSU College of Business Alumni Engagement Officer and internal liaison to the college’s Recent Alumni Board.

Audience: All  business students
Time: Released at 10 a.m.
Platform: Zoom
View: https://vimeo.com/fsubiz/review/458290001/b11ed79623


22

Employer speed Meet

Meet individual executives in a group speed networking setting and learn what each company has to offer.

Audience: All  business students
Time: 10 a.m. - Noon Graduate Student Session | 1 - 3 p.m. - Undergraduate Student Session
Platform: Zoom
Graduate Speed Meet Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/employer-speed-meet-for-graduate-students-tickets-120362364071
Undergraduate Speed Meet Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-employer-speed-meet-for-undergraduate-students-tickets-120372428173


24

Seminole Futures

Meet with recruiters from corporate, nonprofit and government organizations to discuss internship and full-time job opportunities. This semiannual career fair is sponsored by the FSU Career Center.

Audience: All  business students
Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Platform: Career Eco
Registration: https://www.careereco.com/User/LogIn?ReturnUrl=%2fUser%2fFairRegistration%3ffairId%3d95d55f99-61c5-4418-a7fc-abd00188cef0&fairId=95d55f99-61c5-4418-a7fc-abd00188cef0


28

Mentoring Moments - Topic: "Making a professional first impression"

Benefit from these short, prerecorded segments showcasing alumni sharing their experiences and offering advice. This Mentoring Moment is hosted by Laura Goldberg (BS Marketing & RMI ’16), property broker at MacDuff Underwriters and member of the college’s Recent Alumni Board.

Audience: All  business students
Time: Released at 10 a.m.
Registration: YouTube – Link TBA


29

Game on Series - Virtual Quest

Join fellow classmates to explore the College of Business Instagram platform and win prizes!

Audience: All  business students
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Platform: College of Business social media channels
Registration: TBA


30

Charles A. Bruning Distinguished Speaker Series – Leadership Qualities and Overcoming Challenges in the Business Realm

Join us to hear alumnus Joe Terry (BS Finance ’93), Executive Director and Banker for JP Morgan Private Bank and a College of Business Board of Governors member, talk about leadership success tips and overcoming business challenges. A Zoom meeting link will be provided upon registration.

Audience: All  business students and alumni
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Platform: Zoom
Registration: http://bit.ly/bruningsept30 (case sensitive)

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