Exploratory Studies

Spring 2014 Exploratory Studies Workshops

All students are welcome to attend!

Title & Description Details
The Formula for Finding a Meaningful Career*

Unsure what you want to do with your life? Do you ever wonder what careers would give you a sense of purpose and satisfaction? If so, then this workshop is for you! Through activities and discussions, you will discover how talent plus passion can add up to your ultimate dream job.

Co-sponsored by Internship and Career Services

Wed, Feb 19th
5:30-6:30 pm
Jordan Hall 174

Failure: The Key to Success*

This workshop reveals the power of failure and why it is essential to one's personal growth and learning process. Failure often gets a bad reputation, but we believe that if you haven't failed in a while, then you aren't trying hard enough! Join us as we explore the importance of failure in pursuing a meaningful career and fulfilling personal life.

Wed, Feb 26th
 6:30-7:30 pm
Jordan Hall 174

Former Exploratory Studies Students Panel

Join us for a panel discussion with upperclassmen who have been through the Exploratory Studies program and will offer insight into how to choose a major. Pizza will be served! RSVP to jbrolsma@butler.edu to reserve your spot.

Wed, Mar 5th
12:00-1:00 pm
Atherton Union 302

Find Your Purpose in Life: Don't Let Fear Hold You Back!*

This workshop encourages students to think deeply about their fears. Did you know there are different types of fears? Some fears help you avoid danger, while others can keep you from reaching your full potential. Through self-reflection, this workshop will allow you to delve into personal fears that may be holding you back.

Wed, Apr 9th
4:00-5:00 pm
Jordan Hall 207

Uncovering Your Hidden Strengths*

We all have personal challenges whether they are financial, physical, mental, etc. This workshop invites students to reflect on how perceived difficulties can actually be transformed into strengths and used to our advantage in our professional and personal lives.

Tues, Apr 15th
5:00-6:00 pm
Jordan Hall 174

*These workshops are part of Echoing Green's Work on Purpose curriculum.