Call for Proposals

Online Conference: Career Services Innovations

2020 Conference via Webinar Series

4 Thursdays (May 14, May 28, June 11, June 25)

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. EST

This online conference is an ideal space for career services professionals to share innovative, effective, and impactful practices and research.

Conference Proposal Details

Conference Details

To learn more about the conference or register, please follow this link.

Proposal Deadlines

Early-Bird Consideration: December 20th, 2019 (revised date)

Final Consideration: February 7th, 2020 (revised date)

Notifications: Sent by February 21, 2020

Presentation Format (20 Minute Presentations)

Each presentation will have 20 minutes, and should include a 15-minute presentation with 5 minutes for chat question and Q & A

Each presentation should include 5-8 presentation slides in PowerPoint or PDF format to be submitted 2 weeks prior to the presentation day

How to Submit Your Proposal

Before submitting your proposal, please provide answers to the following prompts in a Word-type document and save the answers in case you encounter any challenges in completing the form. When you are ready to submit your proposal, open the form above and cut and paste you answers into the form. The form asks you to enter the following information:

  • Presentation Title

  • Presentation Description (150 words max)

  • What is the innovative practice? (25 word maximum)

  • How is this practice uniquely innovative, effective and/or impactful? (25 word maximum)

  • How are you measuring success? (25 word maximum)

  • What results have you observed? (25 word maximum)

  • What is 1 chat question you will ask the audience to engage them in your presentation? (For example, ask participants to briefly brainstorm around a topic…)

  • Which of the following would best categorize your presentation topic?

    • career development practice

    • career services organizational practice

    • approach to reaching more students

    • work with peer mentors in career services

    • research in the area of career services

5 Great Reasons to Submit a Proposal

  1. Share your success

  2. Inspire others in the field

  3. Present in a national online conference

  4. Presenters receive 30% discount off your institution’s conference registration (not only can you attend, but so can all your colleagues!)

  5. All submissions will be entered into a drawing to win a $200 Visa gift card

If you have any questions, please contact the program director, Lisa Wexler at