Volunteer FAQ's

Career Success Conference

What is the CSC?

The Career Success Conference (CSC) is a networking event designed to allow business and industry leaders to share their experiences and wisdom with today’s students. More specifically, the conference is designed to help students build the personal and professional capacities necessary for career success.  Our theme this year is Developing Real-World Problem-Solving Skills.

Where is the CSC held?

The Career Success Conference is held on the main campus of The University of Texas at Tyler.

Who is the Career Success Conference audience?

The audience for the Career Success Conference includes students from more than 80 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs.

What is the conference schedule?

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Check-In and Continental Breakfast 8:00am – 9:00am University Center
Session 1 9:15am – 10:30am Multiple Main Campus Locations
Session 2 10:45am – 12:00pm Multiple Main Campus Locations
Networking Lunch 12:15pm – 1:15pm University Center
Session 3 1:30pm – 2:45pm Multiple Main Campus Locations
Session 4 3:00pm – 4:15pm Multiple Main Campus Locations

What is the session format?

The conference is comprised of four interactive sessions.  Speakers will serve as part of a panel. Panels will consist of individuals from like industries and organizations.  Session moderators will help guide the conversation with pre-formatted questions.  This format allows students to develop a deeper and broader understanding of varying career paths.

Is there a conference app?

CONFERENCE APP COMING SOON!  You can download the conference app soon in the App Store or Google Play.

Can I be a staff volunteer? If so, how can I help? 

There are many opportunities to help as a staff member. Staff members serve to fill a number of volunteer roles. We try to place all volunteers where they are best suited, but your request for a specific job may not be available.

Can I be a faculty volunteer? If so, how can I help? 

Our faculty will serve as session moderators. Moderators will facilitate sessions. Responsibilities include introducing session speakers, overseeing session check-in and ensuring that the classroom or meeting space is ready for each session.

How will I know what job I am chosen for as a volunteer? 

The Volunteer Coordinator will provide frequent communication via email. Please be sure to provide your best contact information. We know things change from year to year. So even if you think we have it, please provide it again.

Will there be training for the volunteers prior to the conference?

Absolutely! We will provide up to three different training sessions in hopes of working with everyone’s schedule.

As a volunteer, will I have to work all day of the conference?

No. Some opportunities are a few hours. Most positions are shift-driven, so most volunteers will not be working all day.

What will I wear the day of the conference?

All STAFF volunteers will wear the t-shirt provided by Career Success, comfortable pants and recommended comfortable walking/standing shoes. For most FACULTY, professional dress is recommended, as you will be facilitating sessions with employers, successful alumni, industry leaders and often your industry colleagues.

Who do I contact if I have questions about becoming a volunteer for the 2022 Career Success Conference? 

Mark Stark
Career Success Coach
College of Engineering
[email protected]
903.565.5935

Nyree Brockman
Career Success Coach
School of Nursing/School of Health Professions
[email protected]
903.565.5590