Virtual Conference 2021 - Coastal Carolina University
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Virtual Career Conference 2021

The Virtual Career Conference will be held on Thursday, March 11 from 2:30-5:30 p.m. via Zoom. 

Students attending the conference will receive PDA credit and will receive (one) 1 PDA credit for each hour attended. 

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Schedule of Events

2:30 - 2:45 p.m.          Welcome/Introduction 


2:45 - 3:30 p.m.          First Speaker Presentation (select one option to attend live): 


  • Recruiting Insights for College Students; Angi Smith - VP/Talent Section and Development Director, United Bank
  • Internship and Job Hunting During a Pandemic; Bob Lane - Wall College Executive in Residence and CEO, Lane Leadership Group


3:30 - 4:15 p.m.          Second Speaker Presentation (select one option to attend live):

  • Transitioning from College to Career; Jack Brodin and Jonathan Ford - Real Estate Analysts, SiteTech Systems LLC
  • The Job Hunt and How to Stand Out in an Online Environment; Tim Carlisle - President/CEO, Carolina Trust Federal Credit Union


4:30 - 5:15 p.m.          Q&A Panel: What’s Next? Graduate School versus Employment

Moderator: Heather Read - Graduate Programs Manager, Wall College of Business


Megan Nichols,  Senior Associate Director/MS Finance, Vanderbilt

Patrick Dempsey, Analyst, Equity Derivative Sales at Citi

Kevin Hoffman, Associate, Energy Capital Partners

Jana Wilson, Marketing Administrator, Movement Mortgage

Laura DiSabato, Human Resources Director, Tidelands Health Rehabilitation Hospital


5:15 - 5:30 p.m.          Closing Remarks