Upcoming events for career service professionals, internship managers, college athletic departments, campus recruiters, employers and job-seeking students.


In addition to our annual Connections Conference and Focus Forums, GradLeaders attends and sponsors a wide variety of industry-related events throughout the year.

Here are the events on our schedule this year:

Structured On-the-Job Training Workshop: Unleashing Employee Expertise

August 20, 2021 @ GradLeaders HQ in Columbus, OH  

Join us for a special in-person informational workshop with Ronald L. Jacobs, Ph.D., well-known professor of human resource development and global consultant, who first introduced structured on-the-job training (S-OJT) while a professor at the Ohio State University in the 1980s. As an informational workshop, participants will learn about the key features of S-OJT, which has become one of the most frequently used training approaches globally, and the numerous case studies that demonstrate its impact on training efficiency and effectiveness. 

Register now at eventbrite.com



The Total Internship Management Workshop

September 23, 2021 @ GradLeaders HQ in Columbus, OH  

Learn how to build a top-notch internship and entry level talent program with Dr. Robert Shindell – a national leader in the field of experiential education research & consulting and author of “Total Internship Management: An Employers Guide to Building & Sustaining the Ultimate Internship Program.” Utilizing internships is the perfect way to conduct recruiting activities by identifying future hires, increasing retention rates, maintaining a pipeline of highly qualified candidates, creating and building relationships with local universities and organizations, and having short-term projects completed by an educated workforce.

Register now at internbridge.com


NSEE 50th Annual Conference

September 27-29, 2021 @ Orlando, FL

The National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) is a nonprofit membership organization composed of educators, businesses, and community leaders founded in 1971 that strives to cultivate educators who effectively use experiential education as an integral part of personal, professional, civic, and global learning.

Register now at nsee.org


SHRM 2021 Annual Conference + Expo

September 9-12, 2021 @ Las Vegas, Nevada

Join thousands of HR professionals, executives, people managers and students as we gather together in Las Vegas, NV, and online to build workplaces where employees and employers thrive—even during these ever-changing times. SHRM21 is your opportunity to shine, inspire and create new possibilities within the HR community. 

Learn more at annual.shrm.org


CEIA Annual Conference 2022

April 3-5, 2022 @ Alexandria, Virginia

The 59th Annual Cooperative Education and Internship Association Conference will be held, live and in-person, April 3-5, 2022 in Alexandria, Virginia. This year’s theme is Celebrate, Advocate, and Inspire. I believe we can all relate to each of those areas as we look to the future.

Register now at ceiainc.org

NACE 2022 Conference + Expo

June 3-6, 2022 @ Portland, Oregon

The NACE Conference & Expo features professional development and networking opportunities, plus the chance to meet with nearly 100 exhibitors to find solutions to your most pressing challenges.

Learn more at naceweb.org


MBA CSEA Global 2022 Conference

June 22-24, 2022 @ United States  

MBA Career Services and Employer Alliance (MBA CSEA) is the global leader in delivering the tools, developing the relationships and providing the supportive information and services that produce ongoing success for graduate business career services offices and employers. 

Learn more at https://www.mbacsea.org


Midwest ACE (MWACE) 2022 Conference

July 2022 @ Columbus, Ohio  

The Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers advances the professional development of its members by connecting collegiate career services and employer recruiters/staffing professionals, cultivating best practices and sharing knowledge. Membership in Midwest ACE demonstrates your commitment to excellence in the fields of career services and professional recruiting and staffing. Individual members of Midwest ACE represent the states of (but are not limited to) Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. 

Learn more at www.mwace.org


Stay tuned for more information about other upcoming conferences and events.

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