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Past Events

APC Coffee Break & Open House

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Drop-in between 4-6pm
Pigott 331
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 what the Albers Placement Center does and how we may support you in your career development. We hope to see you there!

Enhance and Tailor Your Resume

Presented by Matt Youngquist, Founder and Chief Coach at Career Horizons
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
Pigott 308
Get expert advice on what makes an effective resume as well as tips on how to tailor your resume to specific jobs and industries.

CPT Information Session

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
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.

Mock Interviews with Employers

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Student Center 160
Practice interviewing with multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration required through the Redhawk Network (Handshake).

Business & Engineering Career Fair

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Campion Ballroom
Over 50 employers and organizations in attendance to provide information on job and internship opportunities in the business and engineering industries. Open to all students campus-wide.
Students, check out the Redhawk Network (Handshake) for more information and a list of companies attending.
Employer registration To participate, please register through the Redhawk Network.  Upon approval of your registration, you will receive a separate email prompting payment for the registration fee.
If you have questions, please contact the Albers Placement Center at (206) 296-5687 or

Resume Review with Employers

Monday, October 9, 2017
Student Center 210
Get your resume reviewed by multiple employers/recruiters through a round-robin style event. Registration required through the Redhawk Network (Handshake).

Albers Mentor Program Kick-Off Events

Friday, October 6, 2017
   Student Orientation, 5pm, Pigott Auditorium
   Mentor Orientation, 5pm, Pigott 102
   Mentor Fair, 6pm, PACCAR Atrium
For more information, check out the Mentor Fair Video and the Albers Mentor Program webpage.

Who Hires When and How to Be Prepared

Understanding the Company Recruiting Cycle
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Pigott 308

Fall 2017 On-campus Recruitment

Fall 2017 ACCOUNTING On-campus Recruitment

Company Trek to CBRE & Zillow

Friday, 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
Space is limited.

Industry Forum: Business Analytics

Monday, May 8, 2017
Pigott 103
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.

Jump-start Your Job Search

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Pigott 305
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.  

SU Career & Internship Fair

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Campion Ballroom
Over 60 employers and organizations will be in attendance to provide information on job and internship opportunities. For a list of Employers attending, log-in to the Redhawk Network and click on Career Fairs under the Events tab. Open to all students campus-wide.

Albers Professional Development Night for Graduate Students

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Casey Commons
Connect with business professionals, Albers grad alumni, Albers mentors and your fellow classmates to build your professional network. This event is specifically for Albers graduate students.

Leveraging LinkedIn Workshop

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Pigott 100
Presented by Rick Sass, Career Coach at Lee Hecht Harrison
Learn how to use this powerful networking tool! Topics will include navigating the new LinkedIn interface, building a professional profile, making connections, following companies, finding alumni, joining groups, and job searching. Bring your laptop!

Enhance Your Career & Professional Development Through Networking

Monday, April 10, 2017
Pigott 103
Presented by Pam Cory, Head of Americas Marketing at Dell EMC (Seattle University MBA Alum and Albers Mentor)
Get tips on how to maximize your time at networking or other social events in order to take advantage of the opportunities that present themselves.

Albers Career Night

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Location: Optimism (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, consulting, economics & finance, international business, management, and marketing. Not open to the general public.

SU Internship Fair

Tuesday, February 7, 2017
11 am- 2pm
Campion Ballroom
Employers and organizations will be in attendance to provide information on internship opportunities. For a list of Employers attending, log-in to the Redhawk Network and click on Career Fairs under the Events tab. Open to all students campus-wide. More information will be available in January.
Internship Fair Employer Directory 2017

Elevator Pitch Workshop

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Bannan Room 102 (Auditorium)
Guest Speaker: Jessica Shellan, University Recruiter, Global Talent Acquisitions at Amazon.
Sponsored in partnership with SU Toastmasters Club.
Come learn how to develop your personal introduction and feel more comfortable interacting with professionals and recruiters. This event will help you get prepared for the upcoming Internship Fair.

SU Etiquette Dinner

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Campion Ballroom
A 3-course dinner workshop on Dining/Professional Etiquette presented by Arden Clise of Clise Etiquette.
Open to all students.
Tickets cost $10 (cash, check, or meal plan). 

Salary Negotiation Workshop

Monday, January 23, 2017
Pigott 308
Presented by Katie Bardaro, Vice President of Data Analytics at PayScale

Internship In[sight]

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Pigott 101
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 Internship Fair will also be provided.

LinkedIn Workshop

Presented by Matt Youngquist, Career Coach and President of Career Horizons
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Pigott 103

Dress for Success

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Pigott 100
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

Thursday, February 18, 2016
Pigott 204
Presented by PACCAR, Inc.

Learn about all aspects of successful interviewing including research, knowing the position, selling yourself, and how to follow up.

Tips for Successful Networking: Get Prepared for Albers Career Night

Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Pigott 100

Presented by Bethany Jensen, Manager of Talent Acquisition at PeopleFirm Attend this workshop to get expert tips and advice for making the most of networking events such as Albers Career Night.

Industry Forum for Grad students:  MBA Comparison Panel 

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Pigott 203
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

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Pigott 103
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

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Pigott 100
Presented by Matt Youngquist, Career Coach and President of Career Horizons

Careers in Corporate Finance

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Pigott 306
A panel of professionals from Amazon, Microsoft and Pharmacy OneSource will provide information and perspective on career opportunities in corporate finance.

Boeing Career Day

Friday, May 30, 2014
8:45 am-4pm
Boeing Everett Location

Major Dilemma Workshop

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Pigott 101
Does your resume define you? Attend this panel discussion to gain perspective and advice from professionals about major decision, transitioning careers, making career decisions, and how to navigate the pressure and anxiety that one might experience while in college.

Morgan Stanley Career Day

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Morgan Stanley's Downtown Seattle Office
Join us for a tour of Morgan Stanley and meet professionals and recent alums from the company.
Space is limited. Transportation provided.

Networking for Introverts Workshop

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Pigott 100
Organizational Development Consultant and Coach Tobi Lytle will present techniques for structuring meaningful networking conversations, delivering your pitch, and taking action after your conversations. This will be an important opportunity for Grad Students in preparing for their Grad Networking Reception conversations.

Top Tier Resumes Workshop

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Pigott 201
Presented by Debbie Shih, Senior Associate of Campus Recruitment at Revel Consulting

Albers Industry Panel: Exploring Careers with a Management Major

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Pigott 101

Albers Workshop: Interested in a Career on Wall Street?

Presented by Matt Harlow, Associate at J.P. Morgan ('10 MSF Albers Alum)
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Pigott 100
Learn from an Albers alum about his experience and success building his career at a New York investment banking firm.

Albers Workshop: Ensuring Career Success

Presented by Martha Duesterhoft, Executive Leadership Coach/Partner, PeopleResults
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Pigott 102 

Albers Industry Forum: Business Careers in Technology

April 23, 2013
Pigott 102
A conversation with Industry Leaders about how to leverage your MBA in the Tech Sector.

Career Expo

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Campion Ballroom
Seattle University's largest career fair! A great opportunity to interact with over 60 employers and find out about job opportunities after graduation and summer internship opportunities. 

LinkedIn Webinar

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A webinar on the importance of this tool in today’s marketplace from the comfort of your home or office!

Russell Investments Career Day

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Russell Investments Headquarters (transportation provided)
Co-Sponsored by the Albers Investment Club
Learn about career and internship opportunities, meet Russell professionals and tour the headquarters. Open to all business students.

SU Sales Night

Thursday, November 15, 2012
PACCAR Atrium, Pigott Building
This event is co-sponsored by Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, the Marketing Department and the Albers Placement Center.  Sales Night is a great opportunity for students to learn more about careers in sales and interact with alumni. Listen to speakers and panelists from a wide range of companies, including Starbucks and Amazon, and participate in a sales-themed networking reception. 

Albers Workshop: Top Tier Resumes

Presented by Teresa Dahl, Senior Staffing Consultant for Microsoft
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Pigott 102

Careers in Marketing

Monday, October 22, 2012
Pigott 106
A panel of alumni with information and perspective on career opportunities in the marketing, advertising and PR fields.  

Albers Industry Panel: Business Careers in Healthcare

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Boeing Room in Lemieux Library Room 122
A conversation with industry leaders followed by a networking reception with business professionals in healthcare. 

Albers Workshop: Strategic Marketing Skills for Professionals

Speaker: Paul Anderson, Seattle Times and KOMO 4 News career columnist and Founder of ProLango
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Admissions & Alumni Community Room, Seattle U. Campus

Albers Workshop: Take the "Scary" Out of Networking

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Pigott 205
This highly interactive workshop will provide tips and techniques for achieving networking success. 

Albers Workshop: Insider Tips from Recruiters

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Pigott 100

Albers Workshop: Personal Branding

Presented by: Rod Brooks, VP and Chief Marketing Officer of PEMCO Mutual Insurance Company  
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Pigott 103

Albers Business Career Fair

Thursday, October 20, 2011
Campion Ballroom

Industry Forum: Careers in Consulting

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Location: Casey Commons
A facilitated conversation and networking event all about consulting. Learn from a panel of leaders and network with professionals and alumni from the consulting industry.

Albers Workshop: Networking for Introverts

Presented by: Helene Cho, Synergy Consulting and Training 
Thursday, January 13, 2011
Pigott 107  

Albers Workshop: Learn from Executive Recruiters

Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Pigott 201

Choose a Different Future: Careers in Entrepreneurship

May 19, 2010
Casey Commons
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