CareerBOOST Conference

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Saturday, June 24th

9:00am - 2:00pm

Valley Business Tech Center, Hayward Campus

Cal State East Bay's Alumni have taken over the VBT center to host a conference tailored to make you competitive in today's job market. 

Get a step ahead in your industry by attending our conference! Engage with representatives from various organizations and industries and learn key soft skills that will help you excel in your career. Alumni Engagement has paired with a number of alumni speakers to deliver you resources exclusive to our alumni community. 

Act fast! The first 100 registrants will receive additional exclusive benefits, including an option to get professional headshots through Snapbar.

Main Events

Keynote Event

We want to prime you to step out to the business world with a fresh set of topics frequently utilized by experts in conversations. Following this event we want you to feel comfortable networking with fellow alumni and grow your base of early and seasoned professionals.

Women on the Rise

Find inspiration from Cal State East Bay's pioneering women across all fields of the Bay Area. Hear their insight and be inspired by speakers that have demonstrated success navigating through the bureaucracy and garnering success in making communities grow!

Entrepreneurship Panel

Listen to industry leaders from Cal State East Bay as we dive into the questions you want to hear if you want to start a company. Learn their stories and explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur and what that means as a career decision.

Additional Workshops

With Dr. Thomas Padron

Ph.D, CHE, CWP, Department of Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism Program Coordinator

Join us as we explore the basics of interviewing, and give out additional tips curated to help land you the second interview, or even better, your next job!

Mock Interviews Workshop

With fellow alumni

aa-logo.pngFeel like you know the fundamentals, and want to put them to the test? Come and attend this event, where our seasoned alumni will hold practice interview sessions and provide constructive feedback!

With Rahul Kuruvilla

CEO of Triune Infomatics

During this interactive workshop, we will go over how you can be prepared to negotiate for your salary. We will identify the different perspectives you need to be mindful of, and receive the tools needed to come to the negotiation table with your win-win scenario in mind.

With COOP Careers

Not sure what goes into a successful LinkedIn profile? Come to this working seminar where we will walk you through the different features of LinkedIn and describe how to craft a well-made LinkedIn profile that is sure to catch attention from your recruiters.

LinkedIn & Resume Reviews

With fellow alumni

Seeking advice on your social media/networking strategy? Do you want constructive feedback on how to elevate your resume? Come to this event! We have accrued a suite of seasoned alumni that want to look over your resume for you and offer guidance on how you can do better.

Volunteer Opportunity

Mock Interviewer

Provide feedback and advice on ways to improve their interview skills. Details provided in Volunteer signup link

LinkedIn & Resume Reviewer

Be a contributor to our LinkedIn & Resume Review Workshop! We will provide you with the information and documents needed to excel in this opportunity and we need your help!

Logistics Volunteer

Assisting with Set up, Check-in, clean up, etc.