Career Symposium - DON’T JUST EXPERIENCE. Engage.

Friday, April 7 - Saturday, April 8, 2017!

For more details and to register go to LUworks!

Friday, April 7, 2017
4:30 - 6:00 p.m.

Lawrence Scholars in Business:  Consulting

Warch Campus Center, Parrish and Perille Rooms
Join panelists as they lead a hands on workshop featuring case study practice and interviewing role plays.  All class years and majors welcome.
Dylan Geary '17, Graduating Senior with an accepted offer from Cerner, Kansas City
Ali Heiring '16, Business Analyst in Strategy and Operations at Deloitte,  Boston
Adam McDonald '17, Graduating Senior with an accepted offer from Navigant Consulting, Chicago

Saturday, April 8, 2017
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Check in
Briggs Hall , Lobby Area

9:00 a.m.
Student Welcome

Briggs Hall, Room 420

9:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Lawrence Scholars in Business:  Building and Marketing your Personal Brand

Briggs Hall, Room 420
Eddie Elizondo '16, Software Engineer at Facebook, Seattle
Adam Ferguson '10,  Underwriting Manager at Northbridge Insurance, Toronto
Dylan Geary '17, Graduating Senior at with an accepted offer from Cerner, Kansas City
Michelle Li '12,  Client Associate at Janus Capital Group, Denver

Lawrence Scholars in Business:  Navigating the Early Years of your Career
Briggs Hall, Room 422
Syed Abbas '11, Software Developer at Citadel LLC, Chicago
Andrew Borresen '15, Assistant Director of Athletics Giving at Lawrence University, Appleton
Ali Heiring '16, Business Analyst in Strategy and Operations at Deloitte, Boston
Tara Jensen '14, Account Manager at Google, Chicago
Vish Subramanian '13, Manager - Energy Products at CME Group, Chicago

10:30 a.m. - Noon
Breakout Session One:  Making a Social Impact in a For-Profit world

Briggs Hall, Room 420
Eddie Elizondo '16, Software Engineer at Facebook, Seattle
Ali Heiring '16, Business Analyst in Strategy and Operations at Deloitte, Boston
Tara Jensen '14, Account Manager at Google, Chicago

Breakout Session Two:  Looking back - What I wish I would have known as a Senior
Briggs Hall, Room 422
Syed Abbas '11, Software Developer at Citadel LLC, Chicago
Dylan Geary '17, Graduating Senior with an accepted offer from Cerner, Kansas City
Michelle Li '12, Client Associate at Janus Capital Group, Denver

Breakout Session Three:  Networking at Lawrence and Beyond
Briggs Hall, Room 423
Andrew Borreson '15, Assistant Director of Athletics Giving at Lawrence University, Appleton
Adam Ferguson '10, Underwriting Manager at Northbridge Insurance Canadian Securities Institute, Toronto
Vish Subramanian '13, Manager - Energy Products at CME Group, Chicago

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lawrence Scholars in Arts & Entertainment:  Internships 102 - Arts Administration
Warch Campus Center, Schumann Room

Taylor Kinn, Assistant Director of Career Services – Internships, will help students learn how to explore and secure internships in arts administration.

Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Career Symposium Networking Lunch

Warch Campus Center, Andrew Commons - Parrish & Perille Rooms
Tap into your extensive Lawrence network and gain career insights from current and past Lawrence Scholars in Business, as well as alumni from the Board of Directors.

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
What to do with a Government Major?

Warch Campus Center, Kraemer Room
Hear from panelists about what they learned as Government majors and how they were able to turn their liberal arts degree into a career.
Amaan Khan '16, Government Relations and Legal Affairs Associate at Innovation Pavilion, Denver
Michelle Li '12, Client Associate at Janus Capital Group, Denver
Wes Varughese '16, Regional Manager - Latin America at BCDVideo, Chicago

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Market Research Info Session with Abby LaBrant `16, Edelman Intelligence, New York
Warch Campus Center, Arthur Vining Davis Room
Hear about how Abby turned her Lawrence Anthropology degree into a market research career with one of the world’s leading communications companies working on the Starbucks brand.

1:1 Chats with Alumni throughout the weekend
Here is your chance to meet 1:1 with one of the alumni and friends who are on campus for the Lawrence Scholars and the Career Symposium Day event. If you are interested in having a resume/CV review, mock interview or one-on-one career chat with one of the panelists:

**Email Sherri Immel to express interest by noon on Wednesday, April 5; be sure to include the name(s) of the person(s) you would like to try to meet with one-on-one and the times you are available.  Please also attach your resume and include cell phone number.

See links above for some of the alumni and friends of the University who will be on campus. Also available for 1:1 Chats are:
Duffie Adelson '73, Retired President of Merit School of Music
Kent Allen '83, Management Consultant - Self Employed, Allen Consulting, Wichita
Gacia Coronado '10, Project Scientist, Family Care R&E, Kleenex Brand at Kimberly-Clark, Oshkosh
Jeff Fox '72, Retired Global Supply Chain Leader at Owens Corning, Atlanta
Jamie Harper '83, Partner and Chief Counsel - Benefits Administration at Mercer, Boston
Steve Kumbalek '78, Sr Vice President Exploration at Vitruvian Exploration II, LLC, Houston
Adam Locke '03, Assistant Professor at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis
Sandy Murti '95, Experienced Enterprise IT Executive at Impinj, Seattle
Scott Myers '79, Retired Accenture Consultant
Sara Quandt '73, Public Health Scientist at Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem
Bryan Torcivia '81, SVP Mergers & Acquisitions at US Foodservice, Chicago


Time slots will fill quickly; the sooner you email your request, the better your chances of securing a 1:1 meeting.



 

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