October 24-25, 2013

Itinerary

Thursday, October 24

9:00am- Depart Mt. Vernon, IA for Minneapolis, MN

2:00pm - Check in at hotel (Holiday Inn Express Minneapolis)

3:00pm- Site Visit- Code 42 Software, Inc. - a software development company that delivers high-performance hardware and easy-to-use software solutions that protect the world's data.  Our contact here is a Co-Founder and VP of Product Management.

6:15pm - Networking dinner event with Cornell College Alumni at Uptown Cafeteria.

Friday, October 25

9:00am - Site Visit- The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts - one of the U.S.’s leading not-for-profit performing arts centers.  Our contact here is the HR Manager. 

11:30am - Site Visit- Wedding Day Diamonds - a family owned business with 6 locations in the Minneapolis area. Students interested in owning and operating a small business someday will learn a lot!  Our contact here is an alumna who is the Marketing and Social Media Manager.

1:30pm - Depart for Mt Vernon, IA

 Apply Online- click here. Due by October 11th. 

Requirements for Minneapolis Road Trip

  • Apply online by October 11th.  Please note submitting an application does not guarantee a spot on the trip.
  • Submit your $25 program fee to the Career Engagement Center by Monday, October 21st.
  • Submit your resume to Megan Hicks by October 21st.  If you need help with your resume, please request an appointment here
  • Attend the Pre-departure meeting on Monday, October 21st at 11:30am.
  • Hotel and meals will be provided for you on the trip.

Apply Online- click here. Due by October 11th. 

Please note submitting an application does not guarantee a spot on the trip.  If you are selected to go on the trip and accept the offer, but then fail to show up, your student account will be charged $25.

Contact Megan Hicks with any questions.