Past Events

Career Events 2019-2020

 

CPT Information Session

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
4-5pm
Pigott 204
Albers international students are welcome to attend to learn about the guidelines and process of doing a Curricular Practical Training internship in the Albers School. Covered topics include CPT eligibility, requirements based on degree program, and process for obtaining a CPT.

 

Mentor Program Kick-Off Events

Kick-off Event for all Albers Mentor Programs

Friday, October 4, 2019
   Student Orientation, 5pm, Pigott Auditorium
   Mentor Orientation, 5pm, Pigott 102
   Mentor Fair, 6pm, PACCAR Atrium
For more information, check out the Mentor Fair Video or the Mentor Program website.

 

Resume Reviews with Employers

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
3:45-4:45pm (Graduate Students)
4:30-5:30pm (Undergraduate Students)
Student Center 160
Get your resume reviewed by multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. 

 

Business & Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
11am-2pm
Campion Ballroom
Save the date for the 2019 Business & Engineering Career Fair. Meet over 50 employers and organizations seeking students pursuing jobs and internships in the business and engineering industries. All students are welcome to attend this campus-wide event.

 

Mock Interviews with Employers

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
3:45-5:50pm
Student Center 160
Practice interviewing with multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration is required through Handshake.

 

Career Lunch & Learn: Technology & Recruiting

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
12:30-1:20pm
Pigott 309
Presented by Dana Altenhofen, Talent Acquisition Coordinator at Parametric
Join us for our quarterly Career Lunch & Learn. Bring your lunch and get helpful information on a topic pertinent to your career development. Fall quarter will be focused on how technology is changing the landscape of recruiting. Topics covered include online video interviewing, how to stand out to employers online, and communication strategies with recruiters.

 

CPT Information Session

Tuesday, November 5, 2019
4-5pm
Pigott 307
Albers international students are welcome to attend to learn about the guidelines and process of doing a Curricular Practical Training internship in the Albers School. Covered topics include CPT eligibility, requirements based on degree program, and process for obtaining a CPT.

 

Albers Coffee Break

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
3-6pm
Pigott 331
Hosted by The Albers Placement Center, Undergrad Advising and Grad Advising
Take a break from your busy quarter. Join us for coffee, tea, hot cocoa and goodies. You can also enter a raffle to win prizes. Learn about how the Albers Placement Center, Grad Advising and Undergrad Advising can support you in your Albers experience.

 

Career Lunch & Learn: Tips from Recruiters

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
12:30-1:20pm
Pigott 202
Panelists:
Joe Irwin, Recruiter at Adswerve
Erin Jouliot, Campus Recruiter at Liberty Mutual
Brian Ladyman, Managing Director at Slalom Consulting
Monique Monge, Recruiting Manager at Parker, Smith & Feek
Join us for our quarterly Career Lunch & Learn. Bring your lunch and get helpful information on a topic pertinent to your career development. Winter quarter will be focused on insider tips from recruiters.  Gain insights from a panel of recruiters on how to successfully navigate the job or internship search and how to stand out as a strong candidate.

 

Resume Reviews with Employers

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
3:45-4:45pm (Graduate Students)
4:30-5:30pm (Undergraduate Students)
Casey Commons
Get your resume reviewed by multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event.

 

SU Etiquette Dinner

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
6-8pm
Campion Ballroom
A 3-course dinner workshop on Dining/Professional Etiquette presented by Scott Flanary, University Recruiter at Facebook. Open to all students campus-wide. Tickets cost $10 (cash, credit, or meal plan) and are available at the Albers Placement Center (Pigott 331) and at the Career Engagement Office (PAVL 110)

 

International Student Workshop: H1B Visa

Thursday, February 6, 2020
12:30-2:30pm
Harding 143
If you are thinking about working in the U.S. after graduation as an international student, don't miss out on this H1B Workshop. A professional immigration attorney, David Ware will be available to answer questions regarding employment and how to file an H1B application.
Coordinated by the International Student Center

 

SU Winter Career & Internship Fair

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
11am-2pm
Campion Ballroom
Over 50 employers and organizations will be in attendance to provide information on job and internship opportunities. For a list of Employers attending, log-in to Handshake and click on Career Fairs under the Events tab. Open to all students campus-wide. 

 

Navigating Corporate Politics Workshop

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
5-5:50pm
Pigott 208
Presented by Anetta Hannon, Director of HR at Fluke and Albers Mentor
Hear from an HR expert on how to adapt and navigate the corporate culture. Topics include how to successfully advance your career, build relationships internally, and deal with difficult work situations.

 

Mock Interviews with Employers

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
3:45-5:50pm
Student Center 160
Practice interviewing with multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration is required through Handshake.

 

APC Coffee Break & Open House

Monday, February 24, 2020
4-6pm
Pigott 331
Take a break from your busy quarter. Join us for coffee, tea, hot cocoa and goodies. Undergrad students stop by to get help preparing for the Albers Career Night event.

 

Albers Career Night

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
6-7:30pm
Optimism (Corner of Broadway & Union in Capitol Hill)
An opportunity for all Albers undergrad and Bridge MBA students to grow their professional community and mingle with alumni, mentors, and employers from a variety of industries to enhance their career development. Represented industries include accounting, business analytics, consulting, economics & finance, international business, management, and marketing. Not open to the general public.  

 

Industry Forum: Careers in Product Management 

Monday, March 2, 2020
5-5:50pm
Pigott 100

 

Resume Reviews with Employers [CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19]

Wednesday, April 15, 2020
3:45-4:45pm (Graduate Students)
4:30-5:30pm (Undergraduate Students)
Student Center 160
Get your resume reviewed by multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event.

 

Take Your Career Search Virtual with Vault [VIRTUAL EVENT]

Thursday, April 16, 2020
12pm
During this webinar, Vault will discuss how you can use all their core sections to aid in your career discovery and job search. Vault is ideal for virtual career development courses, distance learning, and ongoing career research. Vault has you covered with blogs, career video resources, and eBook collections across all career paths—accessible 24/7, anywhere with an Internet connection.

 

APC Coffee Break & Open House [CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19]

Monday, April 20, 2020
4-6pm
Pigott 331
Take a break from your busy quarter. Join us for coffee, tea, hot cocoa and goodies. Grad students stop by to get help preparing for the Albers Grad Career Connections event.

 

Job Search Strategies for International Students [VIRTUAL EVENT]

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
12:30-2pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom 
Presented by Yanfei Gong, Digital Marketing Manager at Amazon and Former International Student
A presentation designed to provide insights to international students on searching for jobs for OPT, building confidence for interviews & networking, and communicating with employers about Visa status. You will also be able to hear about Yanfei's career journey.

 

SU Spring Career & Internship Fair [CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19]

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
11am-2pm
Campion Ballroom
Over 50 employers and organizations will be in attendance to provide information on job and internship opportunities. For a list of Employers attending, log-in to Handshake and click on Career Fairs under the Events tab. Open to all students campus-wide. 

 

Albers Grad Career Connections [CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19]

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
4:30-6:30pm
Campion Ballroom
This event provides grad students an opportunity to connect with Albers grad alumni, mentors and local business professionals, as well as your fellow grad students, in order to build your professional network. Albers Grad Career Connections is the largest, and best attended, event of the year for Albers grad students and is one not to be missed! Feel free to attend all, or some of the event, as your schedule allows. 

 

Navigating Uncertainty with Resilience [VIRTUAL EVENT]

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
12-1pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Presented by Robbie Bach, Former Microsoft President and Chief Xbox Officer
Words of wisdom and encouragement to help during challenging economic times.

 

Mock Interviews with Employers [CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19]

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
3:45-5:50pm
Student Center 130
Practice interviewing with multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration is required through Handshake.

 

How to Job Search Using LinkedIn [VIRTUAL EVENT]

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
12:30-1:25pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom 
Presented by Rick Sass, Career Coach for Lee Hecht Harrison and Albers Mentor
Join us for a webinar on how to maximize LinkedIn to enhance your job search! Topics will include how to get noticed and found by recruiters, how to navigate job postings, and how to find alumni and contacts for networking. This workshop is recommended for students who already have a LinkedIn profile set up and are actively job searching.

 

Career Conversations with Alumni: Advice from Alums Who Graduated in the 2008-2009 Economic Downturn [VIRTUAL EVENT]

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
12:00-1:00pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Alumni Panel:
Stephanie Ausen, Marketing Professional
Chris Jay, Senior VP and Wealth Mgmt Advisor at Merrill Lynch
Sean Klosterman, Sales at Boeing
Gain wisdom and insight from 3 alumni who graduated during the last economic downturn in 2008-2009. They will tell about their career journeys, describe strategies they used to overcome the tough job market, and provide advice for current students of how to navigate this challenging time.

 

Virtual Interviewing with Confidence [VIRTUAL EVENT]

Monday, May 18, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Webex
Presented by Paul Bauer, Recruiter at Tableau 
Tips and best practices to interview with confidence in the virtual setting. All students welcome.

 

Additional Past Events

 

Industry Forum: Careers in Consulting

Monday, February 25, 2019
5-5:50pm
Pigott 103

 

Internship In[sight]

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
12:30-1:25pm
Pigott 200
Learn from a panel of current SU students about their internship experiences and how to have an effective internship search process. Information on the upcoming SU Career & Internship Fair will also be provided.

 

Salary Negotiations Workshop

Monday, January 28, 2019
5-5:50pm
Pigott 103
Presented by Katie Bardaro, VP of Data Analytics at PayScale, Inc. and Albers Mentor
Learn negotiation best practices including determining your value in the marketplace, using data to backup your reasoning and knowing when to counter and when to walk away.

 

Tips on Building a Great LinkedIn Profile

Monday, October 29, 2018
5-5:50pm
Pigott 100
Learn from job search expert Matt Youngquist how to build a LinkedIn profile that will stand out to recruiters and employers.

 

Who Hires When and How to Be Prepared

Understanding the Company Recruiting Cycle
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
12:30-1:20pm
Pigott 304
An overview of what recruiting entails, the hiring trends throughout the year, and fall quarter specific recruiting information.

 

Albers Wardrobe

In need of professional attire for upcoming interviews or the Business & Engineering Career Fair? Free professional clothes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last on the following days/times:

  • Mon. Oct. 8 from 1:30-3pm in Pigott 103
  • Tues. Oct. 9 from 11am-1pm in Pigott 309
  • Thurs. Oct. 11 from 12:15-1:15pm in Pigott 306

 

Jumpstart Your Job Search

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Graduating in June? Unsure of what's next? Join us for this interactive workshop on effective job search strategies. From the workshop you will gain a step-by-step comprehensive approach to job searching, a personalized job search plan, and resources including a tracking spreadsheet.

 

Networking Workshop

Monday, April 16, 2018
Presented by Pam Cory, Vice President of Marketing at BitTitan and Albers Mentor
Get tips on how to maximize your time at networking or other social events in order to take advantage of opportunities.

 

Industry Forum: Careers in Technology

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Learn from a panel of experts about the various career paths and endless possibilities in the technology industry.

 

Make Networking Work for You

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Presented by Chris Jay, VP and Sr. Financial Advisor for Merrill Lynch, '09 Albers Alum
Come learn how to develop your personal introduction and feel more comfortable interacting with professionals and recruiters.

 

How to Enhance & Tailor Your Resume

Presented by Matt Youngquist, Founder and Chief Coach at Career Horizons
November 8, 2017
Get expert advice on what makes an effective resume as well as tips on how to tailor your resume to specific jobs and industries.

 

Company Trek to CBRE & Zillow

May 12, 2017
Visit and learn about two major companies in the Seattle area: CBRE and Zillow. Explore career opportunities at both companies in the areas of marketing, sales and business.
Open to juniors, seniors and graduate students

 

Industry Forum: Careers in Business Analytics

May 8, 2017
Hear from a panel of leading industry experts on the different possible career options within the field of Business Analytics. You will gain valuable insights into how business analytics are utilized in different jobs within different industries.

 

Dress for Success

April 19, 2016
Business professional, Business Casual, Casual, and Formal...oh my! An interactive workshop to clear up confusion around what to wear in specific business scenarios. Real life examples will be provided. Attend so you can show up to Thursday's career fair and future events in ship shape attire!

 

HIGHWAY TO HIRED: An Interview Preparation Workshop

February 18, 2016
Presented by PACCAR, Inc.
Learn about all aspects of successful interviewing including research, knowing the position, selling yourself, and how to follow up.

 

MBA Comparison Panel

January 20, 2016
Hear from a panel of employers and alumni on the different career paths and opportunities that are available to MBA's in various industries. The panelists will also highlight the differences in job duties an MBA hire could expect in different industries. The panel will help to paint a clear picture on how you can impact different companies in different industries with your degree. The career paths open to an MBA graduate are near endless and this will be a great opportunity to hear how your degree will be utilized differently based on the industry and role you go into.

 

Maximize Your Albers Edge

November 10, 2015
Are you a business undergrad looking to make the most out of your college experience? Join us for a discussion with students and alumni who have blazed these Seattle University trails before you.
Sponsored by the Albers Placement Center Undergrad Student Advisory Council

 

Career Transitions Workshop

February 11, 2015
Presented by Matt Youngquist, Career Coach and President of Career Horizons

 

Careers in Corporate Finance

January 21, 2015
A panel of professionals from Amazon, Microsoft and Pharmacy OneSource will provide information and perspective on career opportunities in corporate finance.