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Make It Happen

Learn from the pros what they wish they had learned sooner to put their career on the path to success at Make It Happen. This new series of interactive events will give you the edge you need to be successful in advancing your career, life and ideas.

Who: Everyone who wants to be ready for the future should come to as many sessions as they can. Sessions are facilitated and hosted by ASU faculty, expert mentors, student leaders, and innovators.

What: Do you want your career to matter? Do you want to make an impact? Want to make it happen? Attend these weekly sessions to learn how to advance your career, life, and ideas. Learn how to make it happen.

When: Weekly – alternating days and times to accommodate all schedules. Each session will comprise:

10 minute Wish I Learned It Sooner (WILIS) Talk

10 minute WILIS Talk Q+A session

5 minute WILIS Pitch 

25 minute WILIS Pitch discussion

10 minute Next Steps info session 

[Optional] 60 minute Reciprocal Mentoring session

Where: Live at the ASU Tempe and Poly campuses. 

Why: Make it happen, Captain. ASU students who attend multiple sessions will be awarded a certificate of completion and a Make It Happen t-shirt at the conclusion of the term.

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Sessions schedule

August 28, 2019
An Innovator’s Journey at ASU
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Student Union (UNION) Cooley Ballroom, Polytechnic campus and online

September 24, 2019
Make It Happen: Engineers as Value Creators Tuesday
5–7 p.m.
Engineering Center F (ECF) 122, Tempe campus and online

October 22, 2019
Make It Happen: Curiosity is a Secret Weapon
5–7 p.m.
Engineering Center F (ECF) 122, Tempe campus and online

Tuesday, November 19
Make It Happen: TBD
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Student Union (UNION) Cooley Ballroom, Polytechnic campus and online

September 6, 2019
Why Disruptive Technologies Will Shape Your Career Friday
Noon–2 p.m.
Engineering Center G (ECG) 100, Tempe campus and online

October 4, 2019
Make It Happen: Impatience is a Virtue Friday
Noon–2 p.m.
Engineering Center G (ECG) 100, Tempe campus and online

October 29, 2019
Make It Happen: TBD
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Student Union (UNION) Cooley Ballroom, Polytechnic campus and online

November 26, 2019
Make It Happen: TBD Tuesday
5–7 p.m.
Engineering Center F (ECF) 122, Tempe campus and online

September 10, 2019
Make It Happen: The Powers of Acceptance Tuesday
5–7 p.m.
Engineering Center F (ECF) 122, Tempe campus and online

October 8, 2019
Make It Happen: TBD
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Student Union (UNION) Cooley Ballroom, Polytechnic campus and online

November 5, 2019
Make It Happen: TBD
5–7 p.m.
Engineering Center F (ECF) 122, Tempe campus and online

December 3, 2019
Make It Happen: TBD
1:30–3:30 p.m.
Student Union (UNION) Cooley Ballroom, Polytechnic campus and online

September 17, 2019
Make It Happen: Impatience is a Virtue
2:30–4:30 p.m.
Century Hall MPR, Polytechnic campus and online

October 18, 2019
Make It Happen: Future Value of your Database
Noon–2 p.m.
Engineering Center G (ECG) 100, Tempe campus and online

November 15, 2019
Make It Happen Today
Noon–2 p.m.
Engineering Center G (ECG) 100, Tempe campus and online

December 6, 2019
Make It Happen: TBD
Noon–2 p.m.
Engineering Center G (ECG) 100, Tempe campus and online