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Welcome to the interactive web schedule for the 2019 Midwest Fish & Wildlife Conference! Please note, this event has passed. To return to the main Conference website, go to: www.midwestfw.org.

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE UPDATES & CHANGES: As a result of the prolonged government shutdown, we experienced a number of cancellations and changes to the schedule. Cancellations and changes are listed here (as of January 26, 2019). 

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Monday, January 28
 

10:00am EST

Wild Jobs Café
Attention Students: Be sure to stop by the Wild Jobs Café on Monday and Tuesday to interact with potential employers, meet students and professionals in your area of interest, and get expert advice to help advance your career. Drop in at any time to visit the Resource Tables and Job Board to gain information about employment and graduate opportunities.

The following activities will be available:
  • Resume Writing Review: Want a professional opinion on what makes a strong resume? Sign up for a 15- minute time slot to have a professional review your resume. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Interview Skills: Looking to apply for a position but worried about the interview? Sign up for a 15- minute mini mock interview that will consist of 1-2 questions followed by a critique, so please come prepared to talk. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Job and Graduate Appointment Board in the Wild Job Café: Professionals or graduate advisors with open or anticipated positions can post those opportunities on the jobs and graduate appointment board. General information about job searching, desired skills, and application processes from prospective employers is also welcome. This will be a literal board and table for posting information.

Monday, January 28, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM / Meet and Greet with potential employers
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM / Interview Skills/Mock Interviews 

Monday January 28, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm EST
SUPERIOR BALLROOM A

5:00pm EST

Student / Professional Networking Mixer Trivia Night! - Hosted by the University of Toledo's Rocket Student Subunit of the AFS
The University of Toledo’s Rocket Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Society will be hosting a trivia night for this year’s student-professional mixer. Students and professionals will be mixed together in teams randomly assigned at the start of the event and following a short ice-breaker, will be tested on their knowledge of all things fish, wildlife, the Midwest, and other miscellaneous facts. Dust off your encyclopedic minds and join us in the quest for useless knowledge. Prizes will be awarded to the winners!


Monday January 28, 2019 5:00pm - 7:30pm EST
HOPE BALLROOM D/E
 
Tuesday, January 29
 

10:00am EST

Wild Jobs Café
Attention Students: Be sure to stop by the Wild Jobs Café on Monday and Tuesday to interact with potential employers, meet students and professionals in your area of interest, and get expert advice to help advance your career. Drop in at any time to visit the Resource Tables and Job Board to gain information about employment and graduate opportunities.

The following activities will be available:
  • Resume Writing Review: Want a professional opinion on what makes a strong resume? Sign up for a 15- minute time slot to have a professional review your resume. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Interview Skills: Looking to apply for a position but worried about the interview? Sign up for a 15- minute mini mock interview that will consist of 1-2 questions followed by a critique, so please come prepared to talk. Participants will be asked to sign up ahead of time; instructions to follow.  
  • Job and Graduate Appointment Board in the Wild Job Café: Professionals or graduate advisors with open or anticipated positions can post those opportunities on the jobs and graduate appointment board. General information about job searching, desired skills, and application processes from prospective employers is also welcome. This will be a literal board and table for posting information.
Monday, January 28, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM / Meet and Greet with potential employers
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
  • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Resume Review (Fisheries, Wildlife, Graduate Students)
  • 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM / Interview Skills/Mock Interviews (sign up for a 15-minute timeslot)

Tuesday January 29, 2019 10:00am - 5:00pm EST
SUPERIOR BALLROOM A