Check-in and Breakfast 8:30 am – 9:00 am | PAC
A continental breakfast will be provided as students check in for the day.
Welcome 9:00 am -10:00 am | PAC
IVC staff welcome students prior to the start of the day's sessions.
Sustainability - Green Workforce Development 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 120
Learn about the growing sustainability field from a practicing professional with 16 years of workforce experience. Learn what skills you need and the types of jobs across all industry sectors that will require a deeper awareness of environmental challenges and their associated technological changes.
Laser and Photonics 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 101
Learn about an exciting career field involving Lasers and Photonics (devices that use light.) Professor Whitmore will be talking about Optics, Lasers and the many career opportunities available in this emerging field.
Why Humanities? 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 116
The Humanities panel will explore the various courses, clubs and career opportunities available to students invested in history, literature, philosophy, film and the arts.
SEE-I in Impromptu Speaking 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 118
Empower yourself and internalize a model that can assist you in making an argument aloud with zero to limited preparation time.
Laser's Law 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 209
This session will cover career opportunities and educational pathways related to law and compliance.
Careers in Business Science 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 219
Where will you be four years from now? What job(s) will you be seeking? IVC and your transfer school will go by quickly. Are employers coming to the school that you will be transferring to hire for your major? Let IVC’s Department of Business Sciences assist you in preparing yourself for these challenges. We have clubs and courses that are designed to help you in learning about various field including, accounting, business management, computer information management, entrepreneurship, paralegal and real estate.
Your Pathway to Engineering Success 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 215
Engineering continues to be one of the most stable, cost effective, and “in demand” majors of study, with excellent salaries for bachelor’s level graduates. Come check out the engineering program at IVC! Our program offers several courses, which transfer to major local universities such as UCI, UCLA, CSU FULLERTON, AND CALPOLY POMONA. We also offer a number of certificate programs, which will get you ready for technical job fields, such as engineering, manufacturing, civil layout & design, and architectural or structural analysis and drafting.
Honors Program at IVC 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | BSTIC 217
The Irvine Valley College Honors Program is designed to meet the needs of academically talented and highly motivated students. Eligible students may enroll in honors-designated courses, most of which meet the general education transfer requirements for the University of California and California State University systems.
Lunch with Faculty 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm | SSC Quad
Join us for lunch time activities and get to know your faculty.
Tutoring Center Tour 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm | SSC Quad
The Writing Center, Math Center, CAANAPI, Language Acquisition Center, and Student Success Center are tutoring centers available to all students. Take a tour of these centers and learn about the services and resources available to aid in student success while at IVC. In addition, students will learn stress management coping strategies.
Closing Session, Ice Cream Social, and Opportunity Drawing 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm | SSC Quad
Wind down the day with fellow students, faculty, and staff enjoying some ice cream. Various prizes will be awarded at the Opportunity Drawing (must be present to win).