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ASPIRE to Connect 2017


ASPIRE to Connect is a half day workshop aimed at building professional relationships. Gain practical tips and learn techniques to meet new people and cultivate authentic professional connections.

Only once per year does this workshop occur, and we are excited to provide it again for the fourth year in a row! Details for this popular event:

4th annual ASPIRE to Connect

Friday, March 3, 2017


Practice Networking Reception to follow with wine, cheese, and many raffle prizes!

Student Life Center

This event has already occurred. To review the event’s handouts, please visit the Vanderbilt Box ASPIRE to Connect 2017 folder.

We are excited to welcome Mary Mitchell, speaker, author, and president of the Mitchell Organization. Ms. Mitchell will discuss:

  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Communications
  • Building Rapport and Trustworthiness
  • Interviewing Basics
  • Navigating Social and Business Events
  • Following Up and Staying in Touch
  • Dress
  • Dining Basics
  • Small Talk

​Read more about Ms. Mitchell.

Co-sponsored by the BRET Office of Career Development and the Graduate School.
This program is in part funded by funded by an NIH BEST grant, DP7OD018423.