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Events will be added throughout the year. Check the Wackerle Event Calendar regularly.

Fall 2017

Why Wackerle: Ice Cream Meet the Team Social
Wednesday, August 30
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Lower Lobby
Stop by Stockdale to meet the Wackerle staff and grab an ice cream treat!

Why Wackerle: September Events Promotion
Tuesday, September 5
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Main Lobby
Become familiar with the Wackerle Center and learn about upcoming programs and how the Wackerle can help you on your path to success at Monmouth and beyond.

United States Army and Army Reserves Table
Wednesday, September 6
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Main Lobby

Women’s Leadership Luncheon
Saturday, September 9
11:00am-2:00pm
Highlander Room, Stockdale Center

Why Wackerle: Think (What are your professional or academic goals?)
Tuesday, September 12
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Main Lobby
It’s important to give yourself some time, even if just for a few minutes, to tune out, pause, decompress and reflect on the world around you. Visit the Why Wackerle program in Stockdale for a chance to think deeper about your goals, passions, and role models and why these are all significant to your professional pursuits. Also, participants have a chance to win flex dollars!

Hall Council Officer Training
Wednesday, September 13
6:00pm-7:00pm
CSB 276, Moot Board Room

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Competition – Campus Deadline
Friday, September 15
Wackerle Career and Leadership Center, Poling Hall
Since 1946, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program has provided emerging leaders with an opportunity to study, conduct research, and serve as English teaching assistants abroad. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program selects participants through a competitive, merit-based application process, and offers several benefits during the period of the grant, including funding for round-trip travel, living expenses for one academic year, and healthcare benefits.

Why Wackerle: Fun-Day Monday!
Monday, September 18
11:00am-1:00pm
Dunlap Terrace (Rain Location: Stockdale Center Lower Lobby)
Have some fun with the Wackerle staff at Dunlap Terrace. There are chances to win prizes!

Pearls of Wisdom Luncheon – Leadership Life Lessons with Dr. Clarence Wyatt
Tuesday, September 19
12:00pm-1:00pm
Highlander Room, Stockdale Center
Join us for an opportunity to connect with movers and shakers within our campus community. This discussion serves as a great opportunity for students to build their network and learn key leadership behaviors that have contributed to the success of our speaker.

Adulting 101: Student Summer Spotlights
Tuesday, September 19
7:00pm
Morgan Room, Poling Hall
Curious about internships or research experience? Hear from Elizabeth Hippen, Tessa Jones, Callie Cook and Kaitlyn Rule who have had successful internship or research experiences.

Moot Court Information Session
Wednesday, September 20
6:00pm
CSB 276, Moot Board Room
A Moot Court competition is an activity held at most law schools in which participants take part in simulated court proceedings, including drafting briefs and participating in oral argument. Come learn more about the competition and the benefits of participating. The competition is open to EVERYONE, regardless of major or career path. It is a great learning experience for any major and a great activity to highlight on a resume! Also, CASH prizes are awarded to the top finalists!

Moot Court Tutoring Session
Wednesday, September 27
6:00pm
CSB 276, Moot Board Room
A Moot Court competition is an activity held at most law schools in which participants take part in simulated court proceedings, including drafting briefs and participating in oral argument. Come to the tutoring session to review this year’s selected case and learn how to prepare for the competition. Remember - CASH prizes are awarded to the top finalists!

Student Teacher Seminar
(for on-campus student teachers)
Wednesday, September 27
TBD

Why Wackerle: Career Café
Thursday, September 28
11:00am-1:00pm
Einstein’s, Hewes Library
Need some career advice? Want to update your resume? Have a quick question about an internship, graduate school, or job application? Stop by Einstein’s for a quick chat with a career coach.

WIU-QC Fall Career Fair
Thursday, September 28
1:30pm-4:00pm
Western Illinois University, Riverfront Hall, QC Campus, Moline, IL

Why Wackerle: October Events Promotion
Monday, October 2
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Main Lobby
Become familiar with the Wackerle Center and learn about upcoming programs and how the Wackerle can help you on your path to success at Monmouth and beyond.

WIU Fall Career & Internship FairTuesday, October 3
12:00-3:00pm
Western Illinois University, University Union Grand Ballroom, Macomb, IL

Moot Court Competition – Preliminary Round
Saturday, October 7
8:30am-11:30am
CSB 276, Moot Board Room
Students argue the selected appellate court case in front of current attorneys and Monmouth College alumni. The top four students advance to the finals round, and have the opportunity to win CASH prizes!

Why Wackerle: Think (Who is your role model on campus and why?)
Monday, October 9
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Main Lobby
It’s important to give yourself some time, even if just for a few minutes, to tune out, pause, decompress and reflect on the world around you. Visit the Why Wackerle program in Stockdale for a chance to think deeper about your goals, passions, and role models and why these are all significant to your professional pursuits. Also, participants have a chance of winning flex dollars!

Moot Court Competition – Finals Round
Monday, October 9
7:00pm
Morgan Room, Poling Hall

Fall Interview Day
Wednesday, October 11
(by invitation only)
Ashton Place, Willowbrook, IL
Fall Interview Day is a unique, one-day event that offers interview opportunities with excellent companies - multiple companies, multiple interviews, at one convenient location. Students are able to apply for the available positions (internships and full-time jobs) which these specific companies are seeking to fill on the ISCPA Online Career Center.

Why Wackerle: Fun-Day Tuesday!
Tuesday, October 17
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Lower Lobby
Have some fun with the Wackerle staff in lower level Stockdale. There are chances to win prizes!

Monmouth College Graduate and Professional School Fair
Wednesday, October 18
11:30am-2:00pm
Huff Athletic Center Concourse
Meet graduate and professional school recruiters representing a wide variety of schools and programs from all over the country. Find out about the different opportunities available and get information on admissions, application, tuition and more. Over 70 schools are expected to attend.
Event information for graduate school representatives

City Year Employer Information Table
Wednesday, October 19
11:00am-1:00pm Main Lobby and 1:00pm-6:30pm Lower Lobby
Stockdale Center
Talk with a representative about opportunities with City Year, a company working to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support that students actually need, and what their schools are designed and resourced to provide. City year works to increase graduation rates across the country, and changes the lives of the students they serve.

Why Wackerle: Career Café
Tuesday, October 24
11:00am-1:00pm
CSB 196, Mellinger Commons
Need some career advice? Want to update your resume? Have a quick question about an internship, graduate school, or job application? Stop by Mellinger Commons for a quick chat with a career coach.

Mentoring Day
Wednesday, October 25
Department Meetings

Personal Branding Presentation
Wednesday, October 25
7:00pm-8:00pm
CSB 276, Mellinger Commons

Women’s Leadership Program – Empowerment Workshop
Saturday, October 28
1:00pm-4:00pm
CSB 196, Mellinger Commons

Student Affairs 101 Conference
Saturday, October 28
8:30am-4:30pm
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
A conference aimed towards opening up conversations for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and student affairs professionals to discuss student affairs work and the graduate school process. Register online.

Why Wackerle: November Events Promotion and Career Development Month
Wednesday, November 1
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Main Lobby
Become familiar with the Wackerle Center and learn about upcoming programs and how the Wackerle can help you on your path to success at Monmouth and beyond.

Mock Interviews for Student Teachers
(for on-campus student teachers)
Wednesday, November 1
By appointment
Wackerle Career and Leadership Center
Practice your interview skills with a local educational administrator. You will be “interviewed” like a true candidate and then receive feedback and advice.

Why Wackerle: Think (What is your passion?)
Tuesday, November 7
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Lower Lobby
It’s important to give yourself some time, even if just for a few minutes, to tune out, pause, decompress and reflect on the world around you. Visit the Why Wackerle program in Stockdale for a chance to think deeper about your goals, passions, and role models and why these are all significant to your professional pursuits. Also, participants have a chance of winning flex dollars!

Etiquette Dinner
Wednesday, November 8
5:30pm-7:00pm
Highlander Room, Stockdale Center
Ever wonder about etiquette? Let us teach you, with the help of a professional etiquette instructor, just how to navigate the world of formal dinners at our annual event! Great food and great fun! RSVP by November 2.

ASMC Annual Leadership Conference
Saturday, November 11
11:00am-4:00pm
CSB 196, Mellinger Commons

Adulting 101: Student Summer Spotlights
Tuesday, November 14
7:00pm
Morgan Room, Poling Hall
Curious about internships or research experiences? Hear from Leslie Appel, Brittanie Glumm, Galen Hughes and Anthony Adams who have had successful internship or research experiences.

Why Wackerle: Career Development Month Celebration
Wednesday, November 15
11:00am-1:00pm
Stockdale Center Lower Lobby
Let’s celebrate career development month! Take a professional LinkedIn profile picture, celebrate our peers who have found successful internships, win prizes and more.

Resume Madness
Thursday, November 16
8:00pm
Tartan Room, Stockdale
Let’s get ready to rumble. So prep your resume and hold on tight! Grab a slice of pizza and have your resume reviewed. Email Wackerle to reserve your spot by 11/15/2017. 

Why Wackerle: Career Café
Wednesday, November 29
11:00am-1:00pm
Einstein’s, Hewes Library
Need some career advice? Want to update your resume? Have a quick question about an internship, graduate school, or job application? Stop by Einstein’s for a quick chat with a career coach.

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