May 23, 12:30- 1:20 p.m.
Join an informal lunch conversation with Amy Lillard, Executive Director of Washington Filmworks, a non-profit working to build the competitiveness and sustainability of WA State’s film industry. She will speak about her career path from an independent film publicist, to work with film festivals, and more. Alumnus Dave Merlino, director, producer, and writer will also attend.with a professional in the film industry. Guest speaker to be announced soon. Lunch Provided.
May 22, 6-8 p.m.
Open to students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and communities! Come learn and network from awesome professionals.
American workplaces continue to grapple with diversity, equity, and inclusion. What are the unique experiences of professionals of color at work today? What are some challenges and opportunities people face when they are the only, or one of very few, in an organization? Learn from this distinguished panel of professionals on what it takes to succeed in your career. Walk away with actionable advice for professionals of all backgrounds – and also what organizations can do to be more inclusive and equitable. Sponsored by the Department of Communication. Download and share the flyer
May 21, 12:30-1:20 p.m.
Featuring six panelists representing a variety of career paths in the field of sport and exercise science. Learn from the panelists about how they chose their field, what they enjoy most about their work, how they have applied their education to their work, challenges their field is facing, and advice for others looking to enter the field. All students are welcome. For more information, contact Kari Berkas.
May 13, 12 - 1:20 p.m.
Student Center Hearth
Join Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon Web Services, for a fireside chat, beginning at noon. Discussion will focus on a wide range of topics ranging from increasing access to education and opportunities for under-represented minority students, to Amazon’s culture of “yes,” and strategies Amazon employs to create and support innovation. Snacks provided.
May 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Casey Commons 530
Join the Seattle University Master of Nonprofit Leadership program, YNPN Seattle, and Seattle University community members for an evening of conversation regarding the challenges and opportunities nonprofit professionals face when navigating hiring processes and job offers. A panel of guest speakers will share their thoughts on the role money plays in hiring conversations, methods for evaluating job offers, equitable hiring practices, and other emerging trends.
For full event details and to rsvp for the event, students should visit Handshake. Light refreshments and appetizers will be offered.
Guests from the Nonprofit Leadership graduate program and YNPN Seattle will also be present and available to talk to attendees about their programs and offerings.
May 2, 6-8:00 P.M.
A 3-course dinner workshop on Dining/Professional Etiquette. $10 tickets may be purchased with cash, check, or meal plan. Contact the Albers Placement Center (PIGT 331) or Career Engagement Office (PAVL 110) to buy tickets.
April 30, 5-8:00 p.m.
Our annual Health Professions Expo will give you the opportunity to network with different programs and industry professionals.
The Pre-Health Advising Team has invited local and national employers as well as professional school admissions representatives from many different healthcare fields to come to campus to talk directly with you.
First and Second Year Students: learn about health careers and talk with representatives about how to become a competitive applicant to their programs.
Juniors and Seniors: talk with representatives about the application process at their institution, gather information about financial aid and any special programs to which you could apply.
More information at https://seattleu.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/9728/student_preview
April 18, 5-6:30 p.m.
Casey Commons 530
Join Arts & Sciences Graduate Council members and Career Engagement Office staff for an evening of tea, a resume best practices workshop, and allotted time for you to receive feedback and work on your resumes. Please drop-in as you can, arriving late or leaving early is appropriate. Through this event graduate students of the College of Arts & Sciences will learn about: effective resume formats, how to identify and incorporate key words from job descriptions, resume tailoring, and how to present your SU experience. In order to tailor the event to you and your program, you are encouraged to RSVP via Handshake. And, if you have specific questions you would like address at the workshop, please email them by April 15 to ASGC@seattleu.edu. You are welcome to leave as you need to.
12:30- 1:20 p.m.
Join an informal lunch conversation with alumnus Dave Merlino, producer, director, and Vice President of Development at Rainbows and Unicorns Entertainment. Learn about writing, pitching and getting films produced. Lunch Provided.
Apr. 16, All Day
Student Center 160
Join us for a day of professional formation at the intersection of inclusion and industry with interactive presentations, talks, and networking between students and employers. Free and open to all SU students, staff, and faculty. The event will also welcome university/college recruiters, internship and early talent specialists, and diversity and inclusion professionals. Full details on Handshake.
Apr. 9, 11:00- 2:00 p.m.
Student Center 210
Sip some lemonade as you learn more about how to leverage LinkedIn! Drop in whenever your schedule allows.
April 9, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Student Center 160
Looking for an on-campus job for the summer or next year? Meet on-campus offices looking to hire students. Bring your resume!
Apr. 3, 10:00- 2:00 p.m.
Currie & Brown is an asset management and construction consultancy firm. It has global offices in the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe and works in diverse industries including Commercial Property, Government, Healthcare, Utilities, Transportation and more. They provide industry-leading training programs to students and recent graduate, which can lead to certification in RICS, ASPE, AACEI, and PMP.
Join us and learn more about their opportunities for graduates. You can also learn more on their website.
Tentative Schedule Agenda
- 10:00 am - 10:45 am Office Hours (sign up here on Handshake)
- 11:00 am - 12:20 pm Meet & Greet PIGT 305 (PIZZA!!!)
- 12: 30 pm - 1:55 pm Career Learning Lab
Why should I attend? Attending at least one of the sessions with Currie & Brown will allow you to:
- Learn about available positions and qualities they look for in candidates
- Assess the company and its culture
- Gain insight into various career paths
If you are interested in exploring career paths in asset management and construction consultancy and learning about internship opportunities, stop by our office and meet Human Resources Director, Archana Khanna.
Feb. 21, 12:30. - 1:30 p.m.
Learn about career paths in the public sector, including jobs and internship opportunities with government agencies including USA Jobs.
Feb. 14, 12:30. - 1:30 p.m.
Institute of Public Service, Casey 210
Students will be invited to explore how their values, interests, and skills can inform their process of translating their past experiences to a meaningful career path or job after graduation.
Feb. 6, 6 - 7 p.m.
A panel session with young College of Arts & Sciences alumnus to navigate through the transition period from college to your first career position.
Jan. 31, 12:30- 2 p.m.
Jan. 29, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Outreach Center, STCN 110
Learning to fail forward and turning it into a positive experience has been an important step to these students, staff, and faculty at SU. Come learn and listen.
Jan. 17, 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Majors, minors, and students interested in Anthropology or Sociology are invited to connect with each other and ANSO faculty and to enjoy light snacks in this knowledge-sharing event!
Jan. 10, Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Pavilion Living Room
Discover Handshake, SU's job search platform, while you enjoy a cup of hot cocoa! Use your new headshot to update your professional profiles.
Jan. 8, 4 - 5:30 p.m.
Details coming soon.
Sept. 24, Noon - 2 p.m.
Pavilion Living Room and Library Plaza
Enjoy a Welcome Week sweet treat while searching for an on-campus job.
March 13, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Explore and connect with employers on internships and job opportunities. Many events will occur leading up to the fair to help you prepare. Details coming in early Winter Quarter.
May 9, Sessions run 12:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the Career Engagement Office, PRSSA, and partners from the College of Arts & Sciences, for a day of career exploration activities and workshops for students interested in the arts. Special guests, including SU alum, employer representatives, and industry professionals will be leading session offerings.
Students can find full event details and session descriptions via Handshake. All students are welcome to attend! Attend the sessions that are most interesting to you.
Session 1, 12:30-1:20pm – Careers in Arts, Media & Design Panel, Student Center 210
Session 2, 1:40-2:45pm – Breaking into the Industry, Student Center 210
Sessions 3, 4-5:30pm – Web Portfolios & Resumes 101, Student Center 130
Session 4, 6-7:30pm - Networking Mixer, Boeing Room
Mon. Sept. 23, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Pavilion Living Room and Library Plaza
"Get the Scoop” on Handshake, the University’s online job board. Learn about the power of this platform and munch on some free ice cream. In the Plaza you will be able to meet with numerous on-campus departments, all looking to hire students!
Thurs. Oct. 10, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Student Center 210
During this panel conversation, students will have the opportunity to hear from a group of people working in the tech industry, serving in a variety of functional areas. The tech industry is built from a wide array of talent, not merely coders and engineers. Learn how these professionals utilized their liberal arts degrees to break into tech. This session is being offered as a part of the Seattle University’s 2019 Engineering & Tech Takeover.
Fri. Nov. 1, 8:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Meet the van at Bellarmine Turnaround
Spend the morning at Pacific Science Center, learning about internship and career opportunities for students who major in the liberal arts. This FREE event includes transportation and snacks! Only 10 spots available, so register now!
Date Announced Soon
Learn more about service opportunities as a post-graduation opportunity option. Completing post graduation service through an organization such as City Year, Ameri Corps, or Jesuit Volunteer Corps, is ideal for students seeking work experience in a role with high community impact. All school years and majors are welcome.
Thurs. Nov. 14, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Administration Bldg 321
Pizza + casual conversation on what it is like to work in the field of law and with disability and civil rights = an AWESOME free lunch!
Thurs. Oct. 17, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Student Center 210
How can you use your creative skills in the tech industry? What role do graphic and digital designers play in this immense field? Hear from current and past SU students along with other industry professionals regarding their own career experiences.
Tues. Sept. 24, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Pavilion Living Room and PAVL 110 (Career Engagement Office)
Whether you're drafting your first resume or refreshing one you already have, join us for small group career coaching and root beer treats! This is a great chance to get starting in applying for that on-campus job or any other employment opportunity.
Jan. 28, 4 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Student Center 1st Floor
An informal event where Arts & Sciences students meet alumni, discover shared interests, discuss professional plans and ideas, and learn from their experience. Registration opens October 1st.
Feb. 11, 11 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Meet with 50+ employers to learn more about job and internship opportunities offered by companies, government agencies, and non-profit organizations where you might like to work.
Jan. 7, 12 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Pavillion Living Room
Join us for a series of 15-minute workshops to learn tips on how to best present your skills, experiences, and values in a public image that is both professional and true to yourself! Come by for learning in community, free boba, and the chance to win free business cards!
Jan. 10, 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meet at the Campus Seal
All students interested in sports marketing or the business world of professional athletics are invited to join SU PRSSA for a visit with the Mariner’s marketing team at their T-Mobile park offices! Van transportation provided.
Free for PRSSA members. $5 for all others.
Contact Viviane Giurgiuman, email@example.com for more details and to sign up.
Jan. 14, 4 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If you are interested in pursuing a Master of Science Degree in Kinesiology or learning more about this program, please join us for an information session.
Jan. 15, 6 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Learn the keys to wellness, rejuvenation, and improved mental health.
Feb. 26, 6 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
This world needs you. We need your leadership - a leadership rooted in your values, informed by your experiences. You are already leading in your classes, workplaces, and community.
During this session you will use your values as a foundation to explore your leadership strengths and potential.
Refreshments will be served.
Jan. 16, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Admin Bldg. 321
FREE pizza lunch! Learn from Cisco as he shares his story coming from Hawaii to Seattle U using his political science degree in business to become the CEO of a nationwide Federal Credit Union.
Jan. 22, 2 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join fellow students and the Pre-Major Studies program for a hands-on and interactive career exploration activity led by Career Coaches. Learn more about how your past experiences play a role in informing your future plans due to developed skills and values.
Jan. 23, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Come meet with other students to discuss your interest in legal studies, learn more about the Pre-Law Program, and discover how best to prepare for law school.
Feb. 25, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Come learn about the costs of applying to and attending law school and loan and scholarship opportunities.
Jan. 30, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
If you're passionate about diplomacy, global issues, and public service careers and want to represent the U.S. around the world, a challenging and rewarding career is waiting for you. The opportunity to work and experience cultures, customs, and people of different nations is truly a career unlike any other.
Learn more about State Department careers, internships, and fellowships available in every major during the State Department visit to campus.
Meet U.S. State Department, Diplomat in Residence (DIR), Ms. Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm, on campus. Get career and application/background check information, guidance on State Department careers, internships, and fellowships.
Jan. 27, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This event will feature members of the Seattle University Criminal Justice Advisory Committee who are representatives from local, state, federal and private criminal justice agencies. The event will include a range of topics that will focus on how to link academic education in criminal justice to job marketability in the criminal justice field. Topics will include: What police chiefs look for in applicants, resume writing, interview techniques, oral boards, background checks, interview do’s and don’ts, and recruiting and information from a range of agencies in policing, courts, corrections, and victim services.
Jan. 23, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Pigott Pavilion Living Room
First-generation college students & friends are invited to have lunch (pizza provided) and engage in conversations around career.
Jan. 25, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
School of Law Building
Meet law school representatives from across the country at the West Coast Consortium of Law Schools Seattle Law Fair. Learn about the application process, financial aid, and more. Admission is free! RSVP by Jan. 24
Feb. 3, 4 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
This resume workshop will prepare students to attend the Winter Career & Internship Fair and review frequently asked questions from students about resumes. Career Coaches and Writing Specialists will be available to give on-the-spot resume feedback.
Feb. 4, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Learn from the experiences of alumni and current students, recruiters, and career staff who will discuss how to optimize the Winter Career and Internship Fair for a positive event experience. Panelists will share their insights on how to have an effective approach to career fairs.
Feb. 4, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
How do you land your first job and begin a career? Is grad school right for you? Learn from a panel of young Arts & Sciences alums sharing their journey from undergrad to the next chapter.
Hosted by the Arts & Sciences Student Executive Council.
Feb. 5, 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
FREE Pizza Lunch! Katie Secrist, of Sustainable Business Consulting, will be sharing insider expertise on how to land a career in social justice that will also pay the bills. Topics covered will include: how to narrow your focus, how to translate school work to the “real world,” what knowledge and skills you will need, and where to network locally and online. Participants will walk away with tips and tricks for making your resume stand out among the rest.
Feb. 5, 6 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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, check, or meal plan) and MUST be purchased at the Albers Placement Center (Pigott 331) and at the Career Engagement Office (PAVL 110) to attend the event. Tickets will be available until Jan. 31 unless the event sells out.
Feb. 6, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Interested in teaching as a career? Pre-Education Advising is putting on an information session to learn about pathways to becoming a teacher. This session is great for undergraduate students who are beginning to explore teaching as a career. Meet faculty and representatives from departments on campus. Questions? Contact the Pre-Education Advisor, Lauren Van Fossen, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Feb. 23, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Rolfe Room, Advancement and Alumni Building
FREE dinner! Join an informal dinner conversation with Chloe Johnston and Coya Paz, tenured professors, theater artists, and authors of the recently published book, Ensemble-Made Chicago: A Guide to Devised Theater. They speak about their career path from graduate students to theater professors and performance artists, and their process of writing and publishing a book. Dinner provided.
March 12, 6:45 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Downtown, Seattle Central Public Library
Join us for dessert and a tour of Seattle's Downtown Central Public Library with Stesha Brandon, Events Program Manager at the library. She'll provide a behind-the-scenes look at a building Time magazine once described as "[if] Picasso ever painted a library, it might look like this." Along the way, we'll enjoy a few good stories and a few good pastries.
Contact Professor Juan Reyes, email@example.com for more details and to sign up.