Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Schedule: Spring Semester 2017

Once you are selected for the Taking Flight program, you will be notified when and where your group will meet. You will meet once a week for three weeks on the same weekday, with exception for Session 3. The following dates and times are set:

Workshop Dates and Topics

Session 1 (dates TBD for Feb/March 2017):
Meaningful experiences and skills discussions

  • Accomplishments while at UNCW
  • Skill Seeker
  • Academic, Service, and Leadership experiences

Session 2 (dates TBD for Feb/March 2017):
Your career path

  • Discussions and activities relating to going into your first job or graduate school
  • Resume exchange
  • Using LinkedIn to its fullest potential

Session 3 (Career Success Week):

  • Monday, February 13: Financial Planning
  • Tuesday, February 14: Network Night
  • Wednesday, February 17: Career Fair

Session 4 (dates TBD for Feb/March 2017):

  • Practice interviews
  • Small group discussions concering financial planning

Session 5 (dates TBD for Feb/March 2017):
Life leading to commencement and after - conversations about:

  • Your transition
  • Commencement speeches
  • Cornerstone Pledge
  • Civic engagement
  • Staying connected to UNCW, being a Seahawk for life

Final Celebration (Date TBD):
Celebrate the completion of Taking Flight with a reception at the Wise Alumni House.

  • Staff from Alumni Relations and local alums will be present to network with you.