Career Connections Day 2013
On Friday, October 25, the DVC Business Administration Department, DVC Career and Employment Services, and the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek will sponsor the second annual Career Connections Day. This is a special day for connecting DVC students to career professionals in a variety of industries including Business, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), and the Arts. During Career Connections Day, professionals will share information and provide job shadowing and networking opportunities. Last year, the event was held at The Gardens at Heather Farms. This year, it is on the DVC Campus and will serve as a culmination of DVC's Career Week. Click the link below to register.
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Registration is closed. There are 129 students registered.
A Partnership between Diablo Valley College Business Administration, Diablo Valley College Career and Employment Service Department and the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek.
DVC and Rotary Club of Walnut Creek Career Connections
To bridge the gap between DVC Business Students and the Business Community
To connect DVC Students with Business Leaders, so students can explore career paths and opportunities
To promote high ethical standards in the community and to share by example how these ethical standards are applied in the workplace.
To recognize the equal value of all useful professions.
Steering Committee Directors
Listed in alphabetical order by last name.
- Sarah Boland
- Coordinator, Career and Employment Services, Diablo Valley College
- Pamela Hawkins
- Department Chair, Business Administration Department, Diablo Valley College
- Karen Lile, B.A.
- Vocational/Resource Chair, Rotary Club of Walnut Creek
- Planner/Webmaster, Karen Lile Services
- LoAnn Winkler
- Adjunct Instructor, Business Division, Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College
- Rotary International District 5160 - Camp Venture Facilitator/Instructor - 2010, 2012, 2013
Rotary's Four-Way Test
A few of the speakers at the Rotary luncheon will talk about the 4 Way Ethics Test and how they used it in their vocation. The four way test consists of 4 questions:
- 1. Is it the truth?
- 2. Is it fair to all concerned?
- 3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
- 4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
Participating Business Leaders
Click here for more information about the Presentors/Mentors who have volunteered their time for this community service to Diablo Valley College Students.
- Restaurant / Hospitality
- Journalism / Writing
- Entrepreneurship/Small Business Ownership
- Finance / Insurance
- Non-profit and Community Services
- Science / Research
- Public Service
- Health Services
- Computer / IT
- Real Estate