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Career Connections Day 2013

On Friday, October 25, the DVC Business Administration Department, DVC Career and Employment Services, and the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek will sponsor the second annual Career Connections Day. This is a special day for connecting DVC students to career professionals in a variety of industries including Business, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), and the Arts. During Career Connections Day, professionals will share information and provide job shadowing and networking opportunities. Last year, the event was held at The Gardens at Heather Farms. This year, it is on the DVC Campus and will serve as a culmination of DVC's Career Week. Click the link below to register.

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Registration is closed. There are 129 students registered.

A Partnership between Diablo Valley College Business Administration, Diablo Valley College Career and Employment Service Department and the Rotary Club of Walnut Creek.

Mission Statement

DVC and Rotary Club of Walnut Creek Career Connections

To bridge the gap between DVC Business Students and the Business Community

To connect DVC Students with Business Leaders, so students can explore career paths and opportunities

To promote high ethical standards in the community and to share by example how these ethical standards are applied in the workplace.

To recognize the equal value of all useful professions.

Steering Committee Directors

Listed in alphabetical order by last name.

Sarah Boland
Coordinator, Career and Employment Services, Diablo Valley College
Pamela Hawkins
Department Chair, Business Administration Department, Diablo Valley College
Karen Lile, B.A.
Vocational/Resource Chair, Rotary Club of Walnut Creek
Planner/Webmaster, Karen Lile Services
LoAnn Winkler
Adjunct Instructor, Business Division, Diablo Valley College and Los Medanos College
Rotary International District 5160 - Camp Venture Facilitator/Instructor - 2010, 2012, 2013

Rotary's Four-Way Test

A few of the speakers at the Rotary luncheon will talk about the 4 Way Ethics Test and how they used it in their vocation. The four way test consists of 4 questions:

1. Is it the truth?
2. Is it fair to all concerned?
3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

Participating Business Leaders

Click here for more information about the Presentors/Mentors who have volunteered their time for this community service to Diablo Valley College Students.

Restaurant / Hospitality
Journalism / Writing
Entrepreneurship/Small Business Ownership
Finance / Insurance
Non-profit and Community Services
Science / Research
Public Service
Health Services
Computer / IT
Real Estate