Rtp Info Session 2009 V3


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Research Triangle Park, NC (RTP) Trek Infosession. 9/21/09

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Rtp Info Session 2009 V3

  1. 1. RTP TrekInfo Session<br />Overview of Business and Technology Club Trek to RTP<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />
  3. 3. Key Points<br />Trip will take place from October 19th (Monday) to October 20th (Tuesday) between Mini 1 and 2<br />Only B&T club members are eligible to attend (If you’re not a member today, you can still join)<br />Trip is self-funded<br />We will provide a trip packet with detailed itinerary and general company information/directions<br />
  4. 4. Expectations<br />Treks are educational activities<br />This is an opportunity to learn about companies that deal with technology <br />This is an opportunity to learn about different roles in those companies<br />DO NOT EXPECT YOU WILL SECURE YOUR INTERNSHIP AFTER THIS TREK<br />
  5. 5. Number of Participants<br />Due to space restrictions at the company sites, we are capping attendance at 25 people<br />The registration will be in a first-come, first-serve order<br />Due to this this limit, a $100 refundable deposit is required to secure your spot<br />Cancelations must be received prior to 10/2 or deposit will be forfeited<br />
  6. 6. You are a Tepper Ambassador<br />Must attend ALL corporate presentations<br />Failure to attend any company visit will result in forfeiture of deposit<br />Arrive 20 min prior to presentation & enter as group<br />Late arrivers may not attend - No exceptions <br />During the meeting – Be attentive and polite<br />No outside food<br />Do your homework and prepare in advance!<br /> There are Stupid Questions!<br />No falling asleep… stay attentive<br />
  7. 7. Business Causal<br />
  8. 8. Target Companies (Partial List, Subject to Change)<br />
  9. 9. The Neighborhood<br />
  10. 10. Sample Schedule<br />
  11. 11. Travel Costs<br />Each individual is responsible for their own travel arrangements and accommodations while in NC<br />YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN TRANSPORTATION<br />It is recommended to share rental car costs and lodging with other students<br />Don’t wait to find carpools and roommates, get started now<br />Lodging<br />A reasonably priced, centrally located hotel will be identified by 10/2<br />Priceline.com has been used in the past<br />
  12. 12. Expected Costs<br />
  13. 13. How to Sign Up<br />
  14. 14. Resumes<br />The B&T Club will prepare a Resume Packet for each company<br />Prepare resumes & purchase business cards<br />Bring extra copies of your resume & business cards <br />Hardcopy resumes printed on cotton or linen paper<br />Resume Updates <br />Submission By: 11:59PM, Sunday, October 11th, 2009<br />Email PDF copy to Toni @ aabellav@tepper.cmu.edu with the subject as “RTP Trek Resume”. <br />Include full name in document title and name the document as “lastname.pdf”<br />
  15. 15. Time Line<br />
  16. 16. Questions???<br />Check the Web Site<br />http://ubidub.com<br />Schedule and Information Updated in Real Time<br />