Exploring the Come and meet
Business other students
Planning to invest some of your long-awaited summer
break into our Exploring Careers in Business Program?
World with your same
Here are a few facts you should know:
drive and potential!
• All costs incurred for learning materials, housing, and
The Exploring Careers in Business Program
food are paid for by the SIUC College of Business.
is a week long residency programs designed
by the SIUC College of Business to introduce See the beauty of SIUC • Each department in the College of Business– Account-
underrepresented populations to the vast op- while you stay in ing, Finance, Management, and Marketing– will pre-
portunities available to them in the field of busi- on-campus residence sent on its respective field and give students a firm
ness. Participants will attend workshops that idea of what qualifications and duties can be expected
halls and experience
expose them to an array of topics, including: in each area.
• Business Careers • Various learning workshops, including ACT preparation,
• Personal Development and Leadership will teach skills that students can continue to develop
• Networking Develop your professional on their own after the Exploring Careers in Business
• Team Building skills and network with Program is completed.
• Dinner Etiquette business leaders! • Interactive seminars will lead participants through a
• ACT Testing Preparation
reflective process in which they can analyze their
In addition to the workshops, students embark
leadership and communication skills. Students will be
upon a trip to St. Louis where they spend time
exposed to a variety of styles and techniques in order
touring and observing business as it is carried
to enhance their overall skill base.
out in the real world. By combining workshops Take advantage of the
with actual corporate interaction, the program opportunity to tour real
teach and develop skills that will create the next
companies in St. Louis!
generation of business leaders. The Exploring
Careers in Business Program is a great op-
portunity to familiarize young people with what
careers in business can offer them, as well as
connect them with other students that share Prepare yourself for
their same passion for success. the future when you
leave with the skills
and experience you
need to succeed!
All underrepresented populations between their
sophomore and junior year in high school who have
the desire and potential to turn opportunity into suc-
Finding is made possible through a Reflective Respon-
sive University Initiative (RRUI) grant and Caterpillar.
If you wish to participate in the Exploring Careers in
Business Program, please visit
All applications are due by April 21, 2009.
Where? Michael Haywood
Southern Illinois University Carbondale hosts all Director of Minority Affairs
participants of the Exploring Careers in Business Rehn Hall, Mailcode 4619
Program. Participants will have the opportunity to Southern Illinois University Carbondale
tour our campus and utilize many of the facilities that Carbondale, IL 62901
SIUC students use on a daily basis. In addition, they
will stay in residence halls to get a taste of college life.
When? Fax: 618-453-7961
The Exploring Careers in Business Program runs E-mail: email@example.com
from June 13-20, 2009. Paid transportation to and from
SIUC is provided via Greyhound or Amtrak.