Thursday, November 9th at 5:00-6:30pm
Trone Student Center - Watkins Room
Sponsored by Furman's: Center for Career Engagement, Internship Office, Corporate Engagement Office and Alumni and Parent Engagement Office
What is Furman Connections?
Furman Connections is an annual networking reception that provides Furman students with the opportunity to connect with professionals representing a wide-range of organizations and industries. Employment recruiters, as well as Furman alumni and parents are invited to introduce their companies, discuss potential internship and full-time employment needs, share their personal career journey and impart professional wisdom with students. This event provides a friendly space for students to practice their networking skills and gain valuable information, all while expanding their professional network.
Is there a cost to attend?
No, Furman Connections is free for students! The deadline to pre-register expired on November 5th; however, walk-ins are welcome to attend and check-in the day of the event. Please bring your student ID to check-in, we'll be using card swipes to track everyone!
What should I wear to the event?
All guests are encouraged to be dressed in business casual attire.
Do I need to bring my resume?
No, you shouldn't bring your resume into the networking space but there will be an opportunity for participating seniors to submit their resumes to resume books via the Paladin Job Board. These resume books will be sent to the Furman Connections employers seeking full-time candidates. Instructions will be forthcoming.
How can I best prepare for Furman Connections?
- Stay up-to-date on which employers and professionals are planning to attend by checking this employer list. Utilize LinkedIn and company websites to research these employers and professionals ahead of time.
- Read these articles for helpful tips:
- Make plans to attend this special workshop:
- Pitch Perfect: How to brand yourself at Furman Connections and on LinkedIn - November 2nd, 4:00-5:15pm at the Thomas Room, TSC *Participants will receive the opportunity to have a free, professional headshot taken for use on their LinkedIn profile* RSVP Here
Who do I contact with questions?
Drop by the Center for Career Engagement, suite 209 in Trone or email Kristin Irwin.