2021 FSP Intern Career Conference

Tuesday July 6 – Wednesday July 7

Day 1 - Networking and Engagement

3:00 PM - 3:05 PM CDT

Welcome & Opening

3:05 PM - 4:05 PM CDT

Intern Ambassador Connections: Making a Living while Leading a More Balanced Life

Welcome to Day One of the conference!

Join us for an engaging session where you’ll meet with junior professionals in the financial sector. In breakout sessions, you’ll get to learn about their experiences, how they best maintain a healthy work-life balance, and have a chance to ask questions.

4:05 PM - 4:15 PM CDT


4:15 PM - 5:15 PM CDT

Shoot your Shot: Networking and Improv

It’s time to unwind and get comfortable in your own skin! Set aside some time for yourself to build confidence throughout your career. During this session you will have the opportunity to use your creative skills, engage on a variety of fun interactions, and create an improv pitch.

5:15 PM - 5:20 PM CDT

Closing Remarks

Day 2 - Conference

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM CDT

Welcome Remarks & Mindfulness

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT

The New Abnormal: Thriving Professionally In Times of Uncertainty

With the unprecedented effects of the corona virus, professionals in all industries have had to adapt to a brand new way of conducting business. In this session, hosted by financial service professionals and industry pros, we will be discussing how to be flexible in shifting from the work-from-home environment to returning to the workplace or hybrid setting. You will receive knowledge on how to focus on remote work, how to manage realistic expectations, and how to care for your mental health and well-being along the way.

10:30 AM - 10:40 AM CDT


10:40 AM - 11:30 AM CDT

Keynote Speaker Presentation: Sunny Akomu Akhigbe

11:30 AM - 11:40 PM CDT

Lunch Break

11:40 AM - 12:10 PM CDT

Mix & Mingle

During this networking session you will have the opportunity to build relationships with attendees and share some laughs. Join us to unwind, have fun, and enjoy virtual games!

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM CDT

Landing Your Next Role

Whether this is your first formal internship or you’ve spent a few years in the workforce, landing your next pivotal role is key to the advancement of your professional career. This experienced panel of recruiters will help you to stand out from other candidates by discussing the following topics:  interview best practices, resume tips, and strategies for success in the workforce.

Join this session to stand out and secure your next role!

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM CDT

Closing Remarks & Raffle Giveaways

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