Backpacks to Briefcases
At Daniels, we focus on developing the whole person. Backpacks to Briefcases expands learning beyond the four walls of the traditional classroom.
The Backpacks to Briefcases Program is a co-curricular program that helps ease the transition between the undergraduate experience in the classroom to the working world. Backpacks to Briefcases accomplishes this with various workshops, seminars and activities that focus on professional and career development, personal coaching and social networking. This program provides experiential learning and networking opportunities at each stage of the student lifecycle to complement the rich Daniels business curriculum. As a result, Daniels produces well-rounded graduates who possess both the competencies and the professionalism required to succeed in today’s highly competitive world.
Programs & Events
The following are examples of programs offered as part of the Backpacks to Briefcases Program:
- Welcome Back BBQ—Early September
- Career Connections
- Industry Workshops
- Daniels Undergraduates on Ice
- Women in Leadership
- Professional Speaking Skills
- Managing Finances
- The Dress Code—Spring Quarter
- Etiquette Dinner—Winter Quarter
- Business Olympics
The Backpacks to Briefcases program guides and supports you from your first year at Daniels through your transition to the working world. As you are applying to Daniels, Backpacks to Briefcases can help you explore your interest in business and learn about future career options. Connect with us on Facebook and view our calendar to learn more.