JACKET DAYS
January 12 - 14, 2022

This academic year marks the second Jacket Days Career Readiness & Exploration Conference. Every first and second year student at Defiance College is required to attend this conference, which will offer a variety of career panels, information sessions, and field trips. Each session will focus on one of the following areas: critical & creative thinking, effective written & oral communication, teamwork & collaboration, ethical judgment & decision making, digital technology, financial literacy, career exploration, or equity & inclusion. All sessions are in-person for student attendees.


Schedule of Events

Wednesday, January 12
8:00 AM - GEN101 - Meet Your Instructors
8:30 AM - GEN101 Mandatory Session - Guest Speaker Etiquette
                  GEN201 - Meet Your Instructors
9:00 AM - Kickoff Pep Rally
9:30 AM - GEN101 - Focus 2/Implicit Bias
                  GEN201 - Boosting Your Career w/
                  Experiential Learning
11:00 AM - GEN101 - Focus 2/Implicit Bias
12:15 PM - Lunch Break
1:00 PM - GEN201 - The Importance of Service Learning in
                  Your Career
2:00 PM - Keynote Speaker
3:45 PM - Meet with Instructors

Thursday, January 13
9:00 AM - Morning Pep Rally
9:30 AM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
10:45 AM - Break
11:00 AM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
12:15 PM - Break
12:45 PM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
2:00 PM - Break
2:15 PM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
3:30 PM - Break
3:45 PM - Meet with Instructors
7:30 PM - Evening Activity

Friday, January 14
9:00 AM - Morning Pep Rally
9:30 AM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
10:45 AM - Break
11:00 AM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
12:15 PM - Break
12:45 PM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
2:00 PM - Break
2:15 PM - Concurrent Sessions & Career Panels
3:30 PM - Break
3:45 PM - Meet with Instructors
7:30 PM - Evening Activity

For more information about sessions and panels, please see our Schedule: At a Glance.


QUESTIONS?

Jeremy Taylor, Ph.D.
Dean, Institute for Career Readiness & Lifelong Learning

419-783-2305 | jtaylor@defiance.edu