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Chapter Wide | CEU Lunch + Campus Wide Student Member Event

  • Windsor Heights Community Center 6900 School Street Windsor Heights, IA 50324 United States (map)

A day to bring IIDA student members together from all 5 campus centers focusing on preparing for life after college and help jump start their career.

9:30-10:00 Student Check In

10:00 -11:00 Professional Panel Discussion

Presented by Des Moines area professionals from other industries including:

Kylee Krizmanic, Creative Director for Meredith Travel Marketing/ Midwest Living magazine

Gina Skinner-Thebo, HR Manager at B&G Foods 

Vicki Wade, a Financial Advisor at Edward Jones Investments

-We will cover topics such as: “how to best prepare for an interview” and “tips on negotiating salary”

11:00-11:45 “What are Design Directors Looking For?”
Presented by Michelle Cramblit, FEH Design
-Managers prioritize certain traits during the hiring process, what does this look like? How do you stand out?

Noon- 1:00 LUNCH CEU: “Personal Branding Through Core Values”- DSM CC Event
Presented by Emily Steele, Brand Launch
-Creating a life and ultimately a legacy of intention online and offline & how that provides opportunities for you

1:00-2:00 Feedback from professionals
Students will bring portfolios, resumes, etc. and have time to gain insight and feedback from IIDA professionals

*Questions: Please email studentaffairs@iida-gp.org
**Dietary Restrictions: Please email abailey@storeykenworthy.com