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2009 NAA Leadership Symposium for NAA alumni leaders

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  • Know donor prospects in your region How can this help you? Potential speakers Event hosts Networking volunteers
  • Naa And Nu Resources For You

    1. 1. NAA and NU Resources for You Presented by: Sia Apostolakis (GC94) Lacy Schneider (GC09) Cathy Wojcik
    2. 2. Today’s session: <ul><li>Who are NAA’s partners on campus? </li></ul><ul><li>What online resources can I promote at our club events? </li></ul><ul><li>What resources are available on the NAA site to build stronger alumni networks? </li></ul><ul><li>What resources does NU have for alumni in career/life transition? </li></ul><ul><li>What volunteer opportunities exist at NAA ? </li></ul>
    3. 3. NAA’s On-Campus Partners <ul><li>School of Continuing Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Other NU Schools, Deans </li></ul><ul><li>Athletics </li></ul><ul><li>Development Directors </li></ul><ul><li>Career services offices </li></ul><ul><li>Division of Student Affairs </li></ul>
    4. 4. NU Schools <ul><li>School of Continuing Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post-baccalaureate and Professional Development certificates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.scs.northwestern.edu/ </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Online Education Resources <ul><li>NuWrite – Northwestern’s Online Writing Resources - http://nuwrite.northwestern.edu/ </li></ul><ul><li>NU Office of Fellowships - http://www.northwestern.edu/fellowships/ </li></ul>
    6. 6. NU Schools <ul><li>Directors of Development (DODs) </li></ul><ul><li>Deans </li></ul><ul><li>Department Chairs </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty </li></ul>
    7. 7. NU Athletics <ul><li>Strong relationship between NAA and NU Athletics </li></ul><ul><li>Sports- themed tours </li></ul><ul><li>Away-game tailgates </li></ul><ul><li>Assist with requests for sports-related speakers </li></ul>
    8. 8. Development Directors <ul><li>Know donor prospects in your region </li></ul><ul><li>How can this help you? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential speakers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event hosts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking volunteers </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Alumni Career Services <ul><li>Decentralized at NU </li></ul><ul><li>NAA – career/networking events, eLearning, online resources, links to other NU schools and UCS </li></ul><ul><li>University Career Services – one-on-one consultations, assessments, employment resources, job fairs </li></ul>
    10. 10. Job Posting Options <ul><li>NAA </li></ul><ul><li>University Career Services </li></ul><ul><li>NU School of Law Center for Career Strategy and Advancement </li></ul><ul><li>Kellogg Career Management Center </li></ul><ul><li>Medill Career Services </li></ul><ul><li>School of Communication – EPICS </li></ul><ul><li>Bienen School of Music </li></ul>
    11. 11. Online networking options <ul><li>Northwestern CareerNet </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Several NU alumni groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Official NU alumni group – 13,500+ members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VocationVacations </li></ul><ul><li>Kellogg Career Network </li></ul>
    12. 12. Event ideas <ul><li>Networking event in a box </li></ul><ul><li>Young Alumni Programming Guide </li></ul><ul><li>Top 5 list: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed Networking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using Online social media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career transition topics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to…build a personal brand, network, write a cover letter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Acts </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Promoting Community NU <ul><li>Message: The NAA Connects You At Home, On Campus, Online, Abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Action items: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the Online Tools at https://www.nwuconnection.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Update your contact information; search for classmates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Become a fan on Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Join the Northwestern alumni group on LinkedIn </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Volunteer Opportunities <ul><li>Visit “Get Involved” </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Question & Answer </li></ul>

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