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College to Career Conference

Formerly Networking Night, the College to Career Conference is an event for admitted COB students that offers networking opportunities with area employers.

College to Career Conference 2015 is sponsored by


What is College to Career Conference?

The annual College to Career Conference (formerly Networking Night) is an exciting and unique opportunity to network with over 200 professionals in the area. You will learn about the organizations as well as internship and full-time opportunities. Spring and Fall 2015 Admits are required to attend.

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

College to Career Conference takes place at the Oshkosh Convention Center 


3:30-4:00- Registration at Oshkosh Convention Center, 1 N. Main Street, Oshkosh, WI

4:00-5:05 p.m. – EVENT I

First Timers: Mini-Networking Sessions

  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain/Economics
  • Information Systems/Interactive Web Management (IWM)
  • Human Resources/Management

Returners: Young Alumni Panel

5:15-6:30 p.m. – EVENT II

Professional Development Sessions

  • Women & Business
  • Global Careers Home and Abroad
  • Branding, What Makes You Different? (Building Your Centers of Influence)
  • Thinking Style Game
  • Entrepreneurship: Fail Fast for Success
  • Finding Positions Beyond Fox Valley
  • Networking for Introverts
  • More Money More Problems – Basic Investing for New Professionals

VIP Networking Session by Invite Only (Located on patio)

Faculty Social in Exhibit Hall

6:30-8:00 p.m. – EVENT III

Networking Celebration!

8:00-9:00 p.m. – EVENT IV

Company-Sponsored After Parties (by invite only)

Preparing for College to Career Conference

You are required to wear professional dress and bring your business cards when attending this event. Please do NOT bring your résumé. To help prepare for this important event we will put up videos closer to the event. Information on creating business cards

College to Career Conference Shuttle

Due to limited parking, there will be free shuttles from campus to the Oshkosh Convention Center. The shuttles will pick-up students at the entrance of Sage Hall on High Street starting at 3:30. They will then drop-off following the event.

College to Career FAQs

Q. Who is invited to College to Career?
A: All Fall 2015 and Spring 2015 COB admits are required to attend. All pre-business and admitted students are highly encouraged to attend.

Q. What is the goal of College to Career?
A. By attending College to Career you are able to learn and practice your professional networking skills.  As you network with over 200 professionals, you also have the opportunity to discuss your career path as well as potential internships or full-time positions. 

Q. Where is the event?
A. Oshkosh Convention Center, downtown Oshkosh. Directions. 

Q. How do I get there?
A. See "College to Career Shuttle," above, for transportation schedule.

Conference Sponsors

Check out our conference sponsors for the 2015 College to Career Conference! First-Time Attendee and Gold sponsorships are still available - see the employer page for more information.

Platinum Sponsor



Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates 343 stores in 25 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest regions.

"Through the years, we have attracted talented, resourceful,and customer-centric leaders and teammates, who are aligned with our strategies and live our values - Drive, Productivity, Innovation, Urgency & Integrity." Shopko Careers

Persons with disabilities needing special medical assistance to attend should contact the Coordinator of Services for Students with Disabilities at (920) 424-3100 at least 72 hours before the event. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to those requesting assistance.