Taking Flight

Taking Flight

Schedule: Spring Semester 2016

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 (Feb. 1, 2, 3, 2016):
Meaningful experiences and skills discussions

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

Session 2 (Feb.8, 9, 10, 2016):
Your career path

  • Discussions and activities relating to going into your first job or graduate school
  • Resume exchange

Session 3 (Career Success Week):

  • Monday, February 15: Resume Day, Career Center
  • Monday, February 15: Network Night (workshop and reception), 6:00 pm, Wrightsville Beach Room and Clock Tower Lounge
  • Tuesday, February 16: Career Fair, 12 - 3:00 pm, Burney Center
  • Wednesday, February 17: Financial Planning, 6:00 pm, Azalea Coast Rooms

Session 4 (February 22, 23, 24, 2016):
Life leading to commencement and after - conversations about:

  • Your transition
  • Commencement speeches
  • Cornerstone Pledge
  • Civic engagement

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.