Past Events

Career Events 2020-2021

 

CPT Information Session

Thursday, September 10, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom 
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.

 

Explore Business Careers at Google (Panel Discussion)

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
12-1pm
LIVE Presentation via Google Meet
Learn from a panel of Google professionals about business careers and roles at Google that don't require a technical or computer science background.

 

Virtual Career Fair Preparation Student Workshop

Thursday, September 17, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
This year's Business & Engineering Career Fair will be our first ever virtual career fair conducted through Handshake. Attend this workshop to learn about the process, features, and how to make the most of this unique experience for your job/internship search. The workshop is open to all Business and Engineering students.

 

Current State of Fall Recruiting Panel Discussion

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Join us for a panel discussion with professionals to gain insight about recent recruiting and hiring changes in light of COVID, updates on the local business climate, and fall quarter specific recruiting information.

 

Mentor Program Kick-Off Events

Kick-off Event for all Albers Mentor Programs

Friday, September 25, 2020
   Virtual Student Orientation, 3:30-4:15pm, via Zoom
   Virtual Mentor Orientation, 3:30-4:15pm, via Zoom
   Virtual Mentor Fair, 4:30-6pm, via Hopin
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Resume Ready: Tips for a Strong and Effective Resume

Thursday, October 1, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Learn the resume must-haves and get advice on ways to strengthen and elevate your resume to the next level.

 

Virtual Business & Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, October 8, 2020
10:30am-1:30pm
Virtual via Handshake
Save the date for Seattle University's first ever virtual career fair! Engage in group and 1:1 sessions with over 50 employers and organizations to learn about jobs and internships in the business and engineering industries. 

 

Mock Interviews with Employers

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time TBD
LIVE via Zoom
Practice interviewing with multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration is required through Handshake.

 

CPT Information Session

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
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.

 

Courageous Career Conversations: Showing Up as Your Authentic Self in the Workplace

Thursday, October 29, 2020
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom

 

Virtual Job & Internship Search Panel

Thursday, January 14, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Panelists:
Keith Gulley | City of Seattle | Director of Talent Acquisition
Sean Lynott | T-Mobile | Senior Campus Recruiter
Marnie Petek | E&J Gallo Winery | Sales Recruiting Manager
Cass Peterson | Microsoft | Talent Sourcer

A panel of recruiters will provide insight on how to successfully navigate the virtual job & internship search, provide tips on virtual networking, and provide a behind the scenes perspective from the recruiting world and how to stand out as a candidate. 

 

Achieving Greatness Amid a Pandemic

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Presented by John McPhee, Global Program Lead, Nike
Words of wisdom and advice on achieving greatness especially during challenging times. 

 

Business Analytics Industry Forum

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Hear from a panel of leading industry experts on the possible career options in the field of Business Analytics. You will gain valuable insights into how business analytics is utilized within various companies and business functions. 

 

Unique Job Search Strategies for International Students

Thursday, February 4, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
A presentation on unique strategies International Students can utilize to gain employment after graduation. The workshop will feature specific job search resources, advice and tips from two international student alumni who got jobs after graduation, and important information about OPT and work authorization. Co-sponsored by the International Student Center. 

 

SU Winter Career & Internship Fair 

Thursday, February 11, 2021
10:30am-1:30pm
Virtual via Handshake - Registration required
Connect with employers who want to hire Seattle University students for jobs and internships in a wide variety of fields! This virtual Fair will allow you to meet with industry professionals 1:1 and in groups, without ever waiting in line.

 

Mock Interviews with Employers

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Grad Students: 4-5pm
Undergrad Students: 5-6pm
LIVE via Zoom
Practice interviewing with multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration is required through Handshake.

 

Albers Virtual Career Night

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
4:30-6pm
Virtual via Hopin
An opportunity for all Albers undergrad and Bridge MBA students to grow their professional community and virtually mingle with alumni, mentors, and employers from a variety of industries to enhance their career planning and exploration. Represented industries include accounting, business analytics, consulting, economics & finance, international business, management, marketing, and sales. 

 

Courageous Career Conversations: Imposter Syndrome

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Presented by Keisha Jackson, Business Program Manager - Microsoft Philanthropies at Microsoft
Courageous Career Conversations is a quarterly workshop series for all students around Diversity, Equity & Inclusion issues in the workplace. Have you ever experienced self-doubt in your experience? Have trouble recognizing what you have to offer? Learn strategies and tactics on how to navigate through imposter syndrome, and discover how imposter syndrome can affect us in everyday scenarios. 

 

Using LinkedIn to Network

Thursday, April 15, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
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 make connections and build relationships for your career progression and job searching especially during this time of isolation. Most everyone knows how to job search or build their profile on LinkedIn. Attend this workshop to learn unique tips and techniques that you've maybe never seen or utilized before that can have a powerful impact on enhancing your network. 

 

Albers Virtual Grad Career Connections

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
4:30-6:00pm
Virtual via Hopin
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! 

 

SU Spring Career & Internship Fair

Thursday, April 22, 2021
10:30am-1:30pm
Virtual via Handshake
Connect with employers who want to hire Seattle University students for jobs and internships in a wide range of fields! This virtual fair will allow you to meet with industry professionals 1:1 and in groups, without ever waiting in line.  Open to all students campus-wide. 

 

Mock Interviews with Employers

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Grad Students: 4-5pm
Undergrad Students: 5-6pm
LIVE via Zoom
Practice interviewing with multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration is required through Handshake. 

 

How to Succeed In Any Kind of Interview

Thursday, May 6, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Panelists:
Jill McEntee | VP New FA Development and Acquisition | D.A. Davidson
Mike Ruff | Director of Insights & Analytics | Tinuiti
Ian Smith | Managing Director | Alvarez & Marsal
A panel of hiring managers will provide tips on how to navigate and succeed in various kinds of interviews such a behavioral, case, and quantitative. 

 

Courageous Career Conversations: Pay Equity

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE Presentation via Zoom
Presented by Levongia Carrera, Director of External Reporting at TrueBlue, Inc.
A fireside chat on pay equity and demystifying compensation early in your career. 

 

Understanding Employer Benefits

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
12:30-1:30pm
LIVE via Zoom
Presented by Aon
A workshop to help students understand company provided benefits such as healthcare, life insurance, and retirement plans. 

 

Additional Past Events

 

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.

 

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.

 

Industry Forum: Careers in Product Management 

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

 

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)

 

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.

 

>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.

 

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.

 


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.