What is 18 Minute Networking?
The event seeks to facilitate a dialogue about Leadership after City
Year (LACY) and give corps members the opportunity to meet and network with
City Year alumni and friends, who have found success in fields that current
corps members hope to break into following their year of service. The event
hopes to spark a communication that provides corps members with an honest
perspective of what to expect when entering the Professional/Academic fields.
Structure: One - three alumni who specialize in a field
will anchor a table and lead a small group discussion about the steps they have
taken since graduating City Year that has led them to their current work. After
each 18 minute session, corps members will rotate to a different table and
participate in a new discussion. At the
end of the event, there will be some time for alumni to mingle and network with
What to be prepared to discuss as a Facilitator:
picture topics regarding your field of expertise.
functions of an entry-level employee.
to present yourself and prepare for an interview.
general organization and structure of your field.
to relate City Year experience to success in careers in your field.
What materials should Facilitators bring to the event?
page document or pamphlet discussing your organization or topic
extra materials, booklets, banners, A/V equipment related to your specific
organization are necessary.
What to expect from corps members:
prepared questions related to your presenting topic.
attention and respect.
business casual attire.
Friday March 23rd, 2012
Facilitator Registration begins at 12:30 PM