SYE Session Descriptions


Below you'll find brief descriptions of some of the workshops that have be offered in the past, during junior year, and extending into senior year. Please review the Workshop Calendar for an updated schedule of our upcoming events.


Career - Graduate School - Life Skills - Money Matters - Staying Connected


NETWORKING: It Can Change Your Life

Networking.  They say it can change your life, but can it?  Deidre Sepp, Career Development Director at Marist College, will share some real life, amazing networking success stories from her 38 year career in college career development.  She will show you how to:

  • Find Marist alumni and other professionals in your field with whom to network
  • Initiate, manage, and sustain networking contacts
  • Set up your business card (Yes, you need a business card!)

You will definitely leave this workshop with skills.  Skills that could change our life!


Social Media & Personal Branding

Social media is already a part of your everyday life.  Come hear from Brian Apfel, Director of Social Media and Summer Pre-College, about how to build your brand through social media.  Brian will review various social media platforms and teach you how you can use these platforms during your job search and how to maximize social media for professional opportunities.


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Graduate School

Preparing for Graduate School / Graduate Programs at Marist

This session will address commonly asked questions about the graduate school admission process. A graduate education is an investment that requires patience, planning, and perhaps some sacrifice. But it is an investment that will reward you with a lifetime of intelligent living, responsible citizenship, and a higher standard of opportunity for career and social success. This presentation will also briefly review the graduate programs offered at Marist

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Life Skills

Cooking with Chef Anthony!
Come join us for a cooking lesson with Chef Anthony in the Cabaret from 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Apartment hunting in NYC
Join us for a panel discussion on the do's, dont's, and things you must know when apartment hunting in NYC


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Money Matters

 Financial Literacy - Basic Financial Literacy

Come learn about retirement planning options and investing for retirement, budgeting, planning, saving for retirement and basic tax information.


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Staying Connected


SYE 2014 Conference Sponsors


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