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Major Piper Center Events & Opportunities (2017-18)

OLE SUITE
~ alumni networking events ~

Ole Law and Policy – October 17, 2017
Ole Biz – October 25, 2017
Ole STEM  – February 15, 2018
Ole Social Impact – April 2018
Connections and Community: Alumni + Students of Color Event -April 2018
Ole Arts – April 22, 2018

CONNECT+

~alumni networking events ~

Connect+ Nursing  October 4, 2017
Connect + Human Resources – November 2, 2017
Connect + Interfaith Ministries – February 21, 2018
Connect + Engineering – March 8, 2018
Connect + Writing for Career – April 12, 2018
Connect + Asian Studies 80th Anniversary – May 3, 2018

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIRS
~ connect with employers ~

Recruiting Showcase – September 25, 2017
Health Careers Fair – October 5, 2017
Government & Nonprofit Career Fair – October 20, 2017
Camp Fair – February 2017
Environmental Internship and Career Fair – February 7, 2018
Student Employment Fair – February 13, 2018
Service Expo – February 21, 2018
Minnesota Private College Job & Internship Fair – February 27, 2018
Health Professional School Expo – April 5, 2018

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
~ funding to support internships and entrepreneurial ventures ~

Finstad Entrepreneurial Grant – deadline: October 20, 2017
Johnson Family Opportunity Fund – deadlines: October 31, November 28, April 4 (tentative), and April 25 (tentative)
Internship Grant Award – deadlines: Interim- November 16, 2017, summer – TBD
Internship Cohort Programs – various deadlines
Ole Cup Entrepreneurial Competition – event: May 5, 2018; initial application deadline: March 2017

CLASS YEAR SPECIFIC PROGRAMS

Quo Vadis Sophomore Retreat – October 27-28, 2017
Jumpstart 2021 (first years) – January 16, 2018

CONNECTIONS TRIPS
~ explore careers and make connections with alumni ~

New York City (Fall Break) – performing arts, finance, media & writing careers
Twin Cities (Fall Break) – law and policy
Seattle-Portland (Interim Break) – technology, marketing & sales, social impact
Boston (Spring Break) – healthcare, bio-tech, analytics & music)
Mayo Clinic (August 2018) – healthcare, research, administration, clinical practice


SCHOOL YEAR 2018-2019 EVENTS

OLE SUITE / ALUMNI & PARENT NETWORKING
~ alumni networking events ~

Ole Biz – October 2018
Ole Health – November 2018
Ole Arts– April 2020
Connections and Community: Alumni + Students of Color Event -April 2018

MAKING IT IN THE ARTS

Monthly series – fall and spring semesters 2018-2019

CONNECT+

September, November, 2018, February, March, April, May 2019

JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIRS
~ connect with employers ~

Recruiting Showcase– September 2018
Service Expo – February 2019
Minnesota Private College Job & Internship Fair – February 2019
Student Employment Fair – February 2019
Camp Fair – February 2019

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
~ funding to support internships and entrepreneurial ventures ~

Johnson Family Opportunity Fund – deadlines: November 1, November 29, March 28, and April 26
Finstad Entrepreneurial Grant – deadline: October 2018
Internship Grant Award – TBD
Internship Cohort Programs – various deadlines
Ole Cup Entrepreneurial Competition – event: May 3, 2019

CLASS YEAR SPECIFIC PROGRAMS

Quo Vadis Sophomore Retreat – October 2018
Jumpstart 2022 (first years) – January 2019

CONNECTIONS TRIPS
~ explore careers and make connections with alumni ~

Chicago (Fall Break) – consulting, advertising & PR, social impact
Denver(Fall Break) – environment & sustainability
San Francisco (Interim Break) – technology & entrepreneurship
Los Angeles (Interim Break) – media & film
Atlanta (Spring Break) – public health, business
Washington, DC (Spring Break) – government & public policy, international organizations, NGO & nonprofits, think tanks)
Mayo (August 2018) – healthcare, research, administration, clinical practice