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Campus Recreation is proud to offer you a pilot series of programs that will teach you life skills you won’t learn in the classroom! We have partnered with Drew offices and Morris County business and organizations to bring great speakers and lecturers to help prepare you for your post-graduation life. This series of programs isn’t restricted to just graduating seniors! Everyone is welcome to come learn from licensed professionals talk about their area of expertise.

Schedule of Events (more coming soon!)

Adulting 101 Shield

Campus Recreation is proud to offer you a pilot series of programs that will teach you life skills you won’t learn in the classroom! We have partnered with Drew offices and Morris County business and organizations to bring great speakers and lecturers to help prepare you for your post-graduation life.

This series of programs isn’t restricted to just graduating seniors! Everyone is welcome to come learn from licensed professionals talk about their area of expertise.

Schedule of Events (more coming soon!)

Plan Your Spring Break Vacation: Feb 1 @ 6 PM in McLendon Main Lounge
Come learn how to plan the best Spring Break vacation of your LIFE for you and all of your friends. We’ll talk about finding the cheapest modes of transportation, where you’ll stay and most importantly: where you all want to go an how to afford it all!

Branding Yourself: Feb 5 @ 12 PM in EC 109 & Feb 6 @ 6 PM in EC 145
     Learn how to build an effective resume, cover letter, and how to network while developing a professional online presence on Linked In!

Learning to Exercise for Life: Feb 6 @ 5:30 PM. Meet at the front desk of the Simon Forum.
Mike Czech is going to teach you how to start a fitness program whether you want to lose weight, gain muscle or if you just want to live a longer, healthier life. He will show you how to use everything in the Simon Forum to achieve your goals.

Professional Communication: Feb 12 @ 6 PM in EC 145
Hear alumni share their experiences and the do’s and don’ts of professional communication across various settings, purposes and audiences. Understand the basic components of a professional resume, cover letter and how to stand out to potential employers.

Intro to 5K/Marathon Running: Feb 22 @ 7 PM. Meet at the front desk of the Simon Forum.
Cross Country Head Coach Zack Mower is going to teach you all the basics if you want to try to run a 5K, half-marathon or tough mudder. From what to eat before, what to wear, how to pace yourself and how to push yourself to complete the whole thing — he’ll teach it all!

Buying/Leasing Your First Car: Feb 27 time and location coming soon!
A real car salesman is going to teach you all the tricks and techniques that car salesman will use against you to take your money! He’ll teach you what questions to ask and the answers to questions that salesmen will surprise you with! He’ll also give you the honest truth about what exactly you should be looking for in a car.

Learning to Love Networking: Mar 14 @ 6 PM in The Space
Come hear master networker Jack Killion, author of Network: All the Time, Everywhere with Everybody. Learn how to be comfortable talking to anyone in a professional setting. Gain tips and strategies for making contacts and how to build your network. Perfect preparation for the Senior Wine & Cheese Networking Event on March 29th!

Finding and Affording Your First Apartment: Mar 20 @ 6 PM in The Space.
Joe Eberle from Weichert Realty will be coming to campus to teach you where to start looking for your first apartment, the amenities you should want in an apartment, how much you can actually afford to pay for an apartment and what websites you can use to find your first apartment!

How to Go to Grad School: Mar 21 @ 6 PM in EC 145
Learn how to research and consider your options, understand the application process and develop your personal statement.

Acing the Interview: Mar 22 @ 6 PM in EC 145
Hear tips from our alumni panel on how to stand out to employers. Learn about the different types of interviews, how to prepare for a job interview and role play to gain interview experience.

Annual Senior Wine & Cheese Networking Event: Mar 29 @ 7 PM in Mead Hall
Network with Drew Alumni in a variety of career fields. A photographer will be on hand to take professional Linkedin profile photos.

Mastering Your First Interview: Apr 2 @ 6 PM in The Space
Info coming soon!

Power & The Art of Influence: Apr 10 time and location coming soon!
Imagine a dialog between two people, the script of the conversation does not represent what went on – the mechanics of influence gets at the other factors that impacted that conversation: body language, eye contact, the quality of attention, even our own personal energy. You go into a job interview, but don’t believe your worthy of it – most likely you don’t get the job. Another person, less qualified, walks in with a healthy sense of empowerment and they walk out with the job!

Car Repair & Maintenance Basics: Apr 25 time and location coming soon!
Gary Robertson, a mechanic for over 30 years, is going to teach you how to diagnose and fix any minor car issues you might happen to you. He’ll also tell you how to take care of your car ahead of time to prevent spending tons of bucks on fixing your car.

…& more coming soon!