Career Connect


Upcoming Cities

 2015 Career Connects
Destination Travel Dates 
Application Deadline 
Winter 2015 Career Connects
Salt Lake City (IIPP) March 29 - April 6 February 20
Fiji April 18-26 February 20
New Zealand April 19-26 February 20
Taiwan April 19-25 February 20
Summer 2015 Career Connects
Philippines June 21-27 March 15
Kiribati June 13-21 April 15
French Polynesia June 20-27 April 15
Japan June 20-24 April 15
China July 13-17 April 15
Chicago July 26 – August 1 April 15
Fall 2015 Career Connects
Salt Lake City September 27 - October 3  July 31
Tonga October 31 - November 8  August 28
Southern California November 1-8  August 28
Singapore November 2-7  August 28
(Japanese Bilingual) Boston Career Forum November 4-8  August 28
Things To Do:
1. Complete the Application Form (Link Below)
2. Update and Submit a Professional Resume
3. Prepare for a Professional Interview
Preference will be given to students who are:
  • legally eligible to travel and work in the assigned destination
  • graduating soon and or have an internship mapped for the coming semesters

Once you are approved for a Career Connect excursion, you will be enrolled in the CRDEV 299 Career 
Connect Prep 1 credit course. You will be required to attend meetings, connect with a mentor(s) and 
complete assignments as part of the requirements for credit.

Do you want to expand your exposure to employment opportunities and extend your network of contacts for internships or permanent employment in a specific location?

Are you ready to gain inside access to employment opportunities and extend your network?

Join CareerConnect for a networking trip. Spend three intense days in your preferred city with a group of BYU Hawaii students & faculty, visiting companies and organizations, attending industry information sessions, establishing contacts with potential employers, learning from local members what its like to live and work in these locations and in some cases being able to arrange interviews.

Previous Trips and Employers Visited

Fiji LDS Employment Center, Management Team at LDS Service Center, Ministry of Labor, Q&A with Alumni Panel Members, USP Graduate School, Fiji Hotel Association, SPC, PEF Coordinator, Public Service Commission, Individual Appointment-Pacific Building Solution, KPMG, USP Language Dept, Foreign Affairs, Transparency International, Dialogue Fiji, PIANGO, UN Women, Human Rights
Australia Suncorp, Kleenmaid, ITP, Timbershades, Gardner, A1 Industries, Electrolux, Refugee Comm, Commonwealth, Quantas, LDS Fam. Serv, Griffith, QUT, Vahn Edwards, Nasio, AWS Consulting
SLC Suburban Land Reserve, Utah Governor Herbert's Office, Goldman Sachs, Xactware, UK2 Group/C7, DownEast Outfitters, Spillman Technologies, World Trade Center, Kirton McConkie, Strata Fund Services, LDS IT Department, EMC, Zions Bancorp,, Deseret First Credit Union, BYU MBA Program, Adobe, DEL SOL Distribution Center, Nu Skin,, At Task
New York Wells Fargo, KPMG, Accenture, JetBlue, Deloitte, Searle and Co, Common Fund, Sweetwater Capital, Goldman Sachs, Citi, Macquarie Securities, NYSE, Moody's Investor Services
Seattle Boeing, Nordstrom, Fresh Consulting, Microsoft, T-Moblie, Amazon, Wong Doody, Clear Channel, Creature Advertising, Waggener Edstrom PR, Banyan Branch Social Media, Copacino & Fujikada Advertising, Weber Shandwick Communications, DNA Advertising
Hong Kong IBC Group, Standard & Poor Indices, Deloitte Touche Tomahtsu, NCH Corporation, NuSkin, Marriott International, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Vans/Reef, HSBC, Intel, LDS Church Asia Office, HK Disney
South Korea LG, ADT, Samsung, POSCO Stell, NuSkin, GS Caltex, Westin Chosun Hotel, JW Marriott, Hansum Clothing
New Zealand Care NZ, Ka Mau Te Wero, Erik Holmes Foundation Trust, LDS Church - Pacific Area, LDS Family Services, Manukau Institute of Technology, Waikato University, Auckland University, Child Youth & Family Services, Tamaki College, Massey University, Probation Services
Philippines Stream Global, Mead Johnson, Bank of Philippine Islands, Ayala Land, Shangri-La, Boehringer-Ingelheim, San Miguel, Joper Enterprise, ABS-CBN, HAS Travel, John Clement, Pioneer Insurance, KPMG, Nestle
Taiwan Mayor of Taichung, LIS Automatic/Polarjet, Chang Gang Hospital, Hua Shan Social Welfare Foundation, Lion Group, Macronix International, Elan Microelectronics, HTC, Accutex, Hota, Chin Fong Machine, China Fineblanking Technology, Grand View Hotel
Samoa Office of Prime Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Public Services Commission, Ministry of Communication and Info Technology, Ministry of Women Community and Social Development, LDS Employment Service Center, Samoa Observer, Ministry of Tourism,Digicel, UNESCO, Samoa Law Society, Sauniatu Visit, Tamati & Hogland Law Firm, Attorney General, Ivalasi Production, Scientific Research Organization, Westpac Bank, UN Developement Program, Air New Zealand, TV3

CareerConnect provides great opportunities to meet prospective employers and learn about specific locations from church members who live and work in these cities. This program will help you develop valuable contacts to assist you in finding an internship or permanent job. Your success will largely depend upon how well you prepare in advance by researching the companies in the area and nurturing the contacts upon returning from the program. You should have a willingness to work in the city you select to visit as employers will expect you will consider there location as favorable. You should also determine the companies that you are interested in visiting and include them on your application, as visits will in part be determined by student requests.

Faculty and staff will arrange appointments with the companies that will be visited.

Student Qualifications:

  1. Have earned 60 credits or more
  2. Have earned 9 credits or more in major
  3. Minimum 3.0 GPA
  4. If the CareerConnect city is in the United States the student must be a US Citizen.

Student Costs:

The cost of $400 to the student includes airfare, hotel room, and local transportation. This amount will be charged to the student’s account upon approval to attend. All other incidentals including meals and entertainment will be the student’s responsibility.

How do I Apply?

Complete the application, save and email to Career Services per the instructions before the due date.
NOTE: CareerConnect space is limited and priority will be given based on application date and proximity of graduation date. If an insufficient number of applications are received for a specific city, that specific CareerConnect trip is subject to cancelation.

Application Form Link
 (You can also trying opening the file by using Adobe Acrobat Pro)

NOTE: This form should be completed printed. You can either drop it off at our Career Services Office or scan, attach and email to under the subject: [CareerConnect - country or city name]. Applications must be received by the deadline indicated.

Contact Career Services at 808.675.3533 for more information.

Career Connect Agenda and FAQ