Equitable Advisors: Backpacks to Briefcases

Equitable Advisors: Backpacks to Briefcases. Tuesday March 21, 4:30 - 6:00 PM, 120 Amundson Hall
Event Date & Time
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Event Location
120 Amundson Hall

421 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Open to all students, especially students in CLA and those registered in CLA 3002.

  • This event counts as an Employer Engagement Activity.
  • Registration on Handshake desired but not required; email hirecla@umn.edu with any problems registering. You can also simply show up!

This session covers considerations students face in picking a career path: the impact of their work, their life’s financial trajectory, career satisfaction, and personal fulfillment. We explore... 

  • The role of values, passions, and unique abilities have in guiding career choices.
  • Discussion of factors unique to Gen Z as they launch their careers.
  • Overview and insights into financial services as an industry, career paths available, and factors of success for those considering financial advising as a career path.
  • Discussion on how the habits, communication, and life skills learned as a student translate to life after graduation and a career as a financial professional.
  • Practical tips and practice networking, informational interviews, and building a professional network. 
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