Bates College   Lewiston, Maine




                   Industry Insights
           Linking Students with Industry Informa...
Program Overview
  •   The goal of the Industry Insights is to provide students with information about careers in a
      ...
Logistics of the Session
  •   A web portal has been developed which links live video tools for multiple presenters, onlin...
Technology
            Mogulus Online Studio            Google Docs (Spreadsheet)




        Advantages to these technolo...
Suggested Session Outline
               Session Outline            •   Each session will consist of a presentation
0:00  ...
Alumni/Parent Presenter Responsibilities
  •   Prior to the session:
       –   Create short Powerpoint of talking points ...
Potential Topics for Presentation
  •   General overview of an industry, including major sub-components and a brief descri...
Moderator Responsibilities
  •   The moderator coordinates panelist presentations prior to the session, provides introduct...
Producer Responsibilities
  •   The producer manages the technological and transition aspects of the program

  •   Prior ...
Additional Program Logistics
  •   Marketing
       –   The sessions will be formally marketed to students through the Off...
Next Steps
  •   Ask for volunteers as event captains
       –   Captains would be responsible for coordinating panelists ...
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  1. 1. Bates College Lewiston, Maine Industry Insights Linking Students with Industry Information January 23, 2009
  2. 2. Program Overview • The goal of the Industry Insights is to provide students with information about careers in a specific industry from Bates alumni and parents in those fields – Session topics will be based on a specific job functions and industries • Example: A marketing topic can give insights into consumer-centric marketing vs. industrial product marketing – The industries we will address in the first group of sessions include: • Marketing/PR/Advertising • Non-Profits and NGOs • Commercial Real Estate • Music & Performing Arts • Scientific Research • Presentations will leverage web technology, using virtual broadcast, chat and archiving tools to facilitate communication as well as offer a forum for students to ask the alumni/parent presenters follow-up questions • Discussions would be open to all students at Bates and have been designed so they could participate from any location with Internet access Bates College Lewiston, Maine 2
  3. 3. Logistics of the Session • A web portal has been developed which links live video tools for multiple presenters, online chat, online spreadsheets and archiving functionality – These tools create a virtual conference room and allow for presentations to be shown to all participants as well as for questions to be submitted via an online chat feature • Sessions will begin with a live webcast, where a moderator introduces the program and speakers, and then transitions to each speaker. Each speaker will give their presentation, walking students through the prepared materials which will also be loaded on the site • After the presentations, the moderator will introduce the Q&A session with the online chat feature – Students can submit questions for the panel to the moderator via a web form – The moderator would then filter questions and direct them to specific panelists – Panelists would then respond to each question via the online chat • Benefit: All participants can see the questions and answers Bates College Lewiston, Maine 3
  4. 4. Technology Mogulus Online Studio Google Docs (Spreadsheet) Advantages to these technologies BatesConnect on Ning • Easily integrate with one-another • Offer embedding code to place information feeds anywhere • Very simple from a user perspective • They are all FREE! Bates College Lewiston, Maine 4
  5. 5. Suggested Session Outline Session Outline • Each session will consist of a presentation 0:00 segment and a question and answer segment Introduction and Set Agenda 0:05 – A panel of 1-3 alumni/parents will each deliver a Presenter #1 presentation 0:10 • Presentations will be 5-10 minute each 0:15 • Presenters can create PowerPoints to support their talk (5-8 slides max) 0:20 Presenter #2 – The remaining time will be dedicated to allowing 0:25 students to ask questions of the panel 0:30 Presenter #3 0:35 0:40 0:45 0:50 Online Chat/Q&A 0:55 0:60 Bates College Lewiston, Maine 5
  6. 6. Alumni/Parent Presenter Responsibilities • Prior to the session: – Create short Powerpoint of talking points (5-8 slides) and send it in a PDF format to the moderator – Prepare remarks for live presentation – Estimated time commitment: 2-4 hours • Day of the Session: – Participate in a short tutorial on the technology being used immediately prior to the beginning of the session – Deliver the presentation via live video & audio or just live audio – Participate in Q&A – Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours • After the session: (Optional) – Reply to follow-up questions posted to the session web site – Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours Bates College Lewiston, Maine 6
  7. 7. Potential Topics for Presentation • General overview of an industry, including major sub-components and a brief description of each • A day in the life of … • Walk through an average project, discussing your tasks and role in its completion • How to break into your industry and where to look for entry-level positions • Others?? Bates College Lewiston, Maine 7
  8. 8. Moderator Responsibilities • The moderator coordinates panelist presentations prior to the session, provides introductions, and controls the question flow • Prior to the session: – Coordinate presentations among panelists and assure there is little/no content overlap – Compile all presentations into a single PDF document and load to the Internet using SlideShare (Or send to the session producer if there is one.) – Estimated time commitment: 1-3 hours • Day of the session: – Participate in a short tutorial on the technology being used immediately prior to the beginning of the session – Provide introductions for the session, the presenters, facilitate transition between presenters and manage the Q&A session via the live web broadcast – Review student questions using Google Spreadsheet as submitted and address them to specific panelists via a web chat platform that is broadcast to the students – Estimated time commitment: 1-2 hours • Moderator and Producer responsibilities could be combined for technologically skilled people Bates College Lewiston, Maine 8
  9. 9. Producer Responsibilities • The producer manages the technological and transition aspects of the program • Prior to the session – Load the PDF presentation to the web portal, and make sure the portal is prepared – Organize any video clips and/or images in Mogulus that will be used in the presentation • Day of the Session – Manage the story board for the presentation including camera feeds and images/video clips throughout the presentation in Mogulus Open Studio – Record the presentation video – Make sure everything flows smoothly • After the Presentation – Post the video of the web cast to the industry session portal – Post the transcript of the Q&A chat to the industry session portal Bates College Lewiston, Maine 9
  10. 10. Additional Program Logistics • Marketing – The sessions will be formally marketed to students through the Office of Career Services • In addition, a grass roots campaign is being launched through the Dean of Students office, student club leaders and athletic team coaches and captains • Schedule – The program will consist of a series of 5 sessions over 5 weeks to start – We anticipate having the first session after the student break during the week of February 23 • Registration – The Office of Career Services will coordinate student registration – Registration information will be used to distribute the web link to student participants 2 days prior to the actual session • Follow-Up Surveys – Contact information will also be used for conducting follow-up surveys Bates College Lewiston, Maine 10
  11. 11. Next Steps • Ask for volunteers as event captains – Captains would be responsible for coordinating panelists and a moderator, in the same way we coordinate BBBN panelists – Captains would also help facilitate conversations between the panelists and moderator on program structure and content – Finally, captains will make sure presentations are submitted/posted in time for the presentation Bates College Lewiston, Maine 11
  12. 12. Bates College Lewiston, Maine Please contact any of the Industry Insights coordinators with questions or comments. Industry Insights Coordinators: Daniel Vannoni ‘05 Jay Collier Susan Moore Marianne Nolan Cowan ‘92 Chairman & Co-Founder Director of Online Media Ast. Director of Career Services Asoc. Director of Alumni & Parent Programs Codfish Gear Bates College Bates College Bates College e. daniel@codfishgear.com e. jcollier@bates.edu e. smoore@bates.edu e. mcowan@bates.edu c. 617-285-9473 p. 207-786-6232 p. 207-786-6128

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