Career Events

Want to learn about career fields, connect with employers and alumni, or build your career skills? Attend CES events and invite CES to present to your student group!

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Celebrate Career development month during november!

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Below are selected CES-hosted and co-sponsored events featuring Logger alumni and other experts. Annually recurring events are listed in the Navigation menu. For a full list of employer visits and recruiting activities, visit LoggerJobs Events.

Whether you're just starting out, intermediate, or ready to climb #totheheights, CES events have something for you!


Fall Semester: August, SeptemberOctober, November, December
Spring Semester: January, February, March, April, May
Check the calendar for updates; schedule changes are bound to occur and may happen at the last minute.

Sign in and sign up to attend events via LoggerJobs—you'll receive automatic notifications if changes occur, speed your entry into events, and help us plan for space and refreshments (if provided). Unless participation is limited, like for a specialty workshop or off-campus tour, you can attend whether or not you sign up
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NOVEMBER 2019************



November is Career Development Month!

Monday, Nov. 4
Career Development Month Kickoff
Drop by our table for cocoa & cider to celebrate! 11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. on Vendor's Row in Wheelock

Tuesday, Nov. 5
Take a Logger to Work Job Shadows: Applications are due
Apply ASAP for your best chance of being matched with your preferred host! Tip: Once you've applied, plan ahead...clear your calendar and consider how your job shadow may impact your winter break travel arrangements.

Career Conversations connect students with alumni within affinity groups—including identity, professions, and majors—to help students receive support and guidance as they begin professional endeavors.

Tuesday, Nov. 5: Professionals of Color
Tuesday, Nov. 12: LGBTQN+ Professionals
Wednesday, Nov. 13: Public Relations & Marketing
Tuesday, Nov. 19: Professionals with Disabilities
Wednesday, Nov. 20: Policy & Law
(All of these Career Conversations take place 7—8:30 p.m.)

Visit the Career Conversations page for details and bios on alumni participants!

Wednesday, Nov. 6
Campus-to-Career: Neuroscience | Featuring Kenji Lee '15 and Natalie Smith '16 (virtual, via Zoom)
Alumni share insights about navigating from Puget Sound to the professional world. Gain practical tips, useful contacts, and informal coaching on the path to life after college! Noon—1 p.m. in Thompson 374

Wednesday, Nov. 6
Personal Finance Workshop featuring Chris Smith '77 and Andy Crosby '17
(Sponsored by Alumni and Parent Relations, Student Alumni Association, and CES)
Learn keys to securing a financial future that offers you the greatest sense of independence. Fun and informative. Lunch provided. Noon—1:15 p.m. in Wyatt 101

Thursday, Nov. 14
LinkedIn Lab + Photo Booth | Featuring Brian Galicia '96
Bring your device (laptop, tablet, phone) and work on your profile while getting tips and tricks from an expert who travels the world helping sales leaders leverage the tool more effectively. 6—7:30 p.m. in Thomas Hall, Tahoma Room  **Need a profile photo? From 5—6:00 p.m., drop by to get a quick headshot taken that you can use during the Lab.** Please sign up in LoggerJobs if you're planning to attend.

Tuesday, Nov. 19
Peace Corps Panel
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers share their stories. 3:30—4:30 p.m. in McIntyre 202

Thursday, Nov. 21
Employer Site Visit | SAP Concur
Tour this Bellevue tech company, learn about their award-winning internship program, and meet the managers who are hiring in a variety of roles—not just tech! 9 a.m.—3 p.m. **Registration required**

Thursday, Nov. 28 - Friday, Nov. 29
Thanksgiving Holiday—CES is closed

DECEMBER 2019*********** 

Monday, Dec. 23—Wednesday, Jan. 1
CES is closed for these days. Otherwise, CES remains open throughout winter break, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with occasional exceptions for staff training. If you're planning to visit, call 253.879.3161 for updates about closures or to make an appointment. Drop-in hours are not in effect while class is not in session.

 

(2020 Events will be listed as dates are confirmed.)

JANUARY 2019************

Weekly:
Appointments available in CES: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours: M-F Noon—1 p.m.
CES Peer Advising Office Hours with Emma Harrington '20:

--Monday 3:30-4:30 p.m. outside Diversions Cafe
--Wednesday 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Oppenheimer Cafe
Pop-up Career Advising: Follow CES on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for Pop-up times and locations


Meeting with a career advisor for a resume or cover letter review? Make the most of your time—bring a printed copy of your document!


Monday—Monday, Jan. 14-21
Take a Logger to Work 2019

Tuesday, Jan. 22—25 (4 repeating sessions)
Summer Fellowship Internship Program | Info Session
Want to intern with a Tacoma-area nonprofit this summer? Gain experience, and grow as a professional during the 10-week Summer Fellowship Internship Program! A monetary award and low-cost housing is provided to all Fellows. Interested in applying? Attend one of the following 4 information sessions (mandatory in the application process) in Collins Memorial Library, McCormick Room
Tuesday: 5—6  p.m.
Wednesday: Noon—1 p.m.
Thursday: 5—6 p.m.
Friday: 8—9 a.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 30
Camp Tawonga Summer Jobs
Want to spend your summer in the Sierra? Logger alumna Danya Axelrad-Hausman '16 is visiting campus to recruit Wilderness Leaders for summer programs at Camp Tawonga. Drop by Danya's table to say hello, and attend her info session to get the details! Check out the Wilderness Leader job description in LoggerJobs. While you're there, let us know if you'll be able to join us at the Info Session.
Info Table: 11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. on Vendors Row in WSC
Info Session: 6—7 p.m. in Howarth 101



FEBRUARY 2019************

Weekly:
Appointments available in CES: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours: M-F Noon—1 p.m.
CES Peer Advising Office Hours with Emma Harrington '20:
--Monday 3:30-4:30 p.m. outside Diversions Cafe
--Wednesday 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Oppenheimer Cafe
Pop-up Career Advising: Follow CES on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for Pop-up times and locations
Employer Tables: Tuesday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Wheelock

Tuesday, Feb. 5
Alumni Virtual Chat: So You Want to Work in Public Radio | Featuring Ian Fox '14
From KUPS DJ to Minnesota Public Radio intern, to PRX (Public Radio Exchange) Project Manager, Ian Fox '14 shares insights from his radio career. 6—7 p.m. in Howarth 101 **Sign in to LoggerJobs for details, and let us know you'll be there!**

Tuesday, Feb. 5—Friday, Feb. 8 (4 repeating sessions)
Summer Fellowship Internship Program | Info Session
Want to intern with a Tacoma-area nonprofit this summer? Gain experience, and grow as a professional during the 10-week Summer Fellowship Internship Program! A monetary award and low-cost housing is provided to all Fellows. Interested in applying? Attend one of the following 4 information sessions (mandatory in the application process) in Collins Memorial Library, Room 054
Tuesday: 1—2  p.m.
Wednesday: 10—11 a.m.
Thursday: 5—6 p.m.
Friday: Noon—1 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 12
Do What You Love, Love What You Do | Presented by the Exercise Science Club
Considering a career in healthcare? Dr. David Scheiner, chiropractor, author, and lecturer shares inspiring ideas on how to choose a health-related career that brings you joy and happiness! 6—7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser 218 **Pizza will be served!**

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Suturing Clinic
Want to try your hand at suturing? The Army Medical department's recruiting team has organized a suturing clinic with a resident from the Madigan Army Medical Center. Get hands-on experience and learn about the healthcare scholarship programs through the U.S. Army. 5—6 p.m. in Thompson 191 **Get details in LoggerJobs**


Wednesday, Feb. 27
Drop-ins & Doughnuts
Need a quick resume review before tomorrow’s Career Fair? We've extended our drop-in hours to help you  prep while you eat doughnut holes! 11:30 a.m.—2 p.m. in Howarth 101

Wednesday, Feb. 27
Career Conversations: Biology & Biological Research
Curious about where a degree in the biological sciences could take you? Join CES for an evening of conversation with alumni who have found their path related to biology and biological research, and chat with organizations that often hire talent in these industries. 6—7:30 p.m. in WSC Rotunda **Planning to attend? Sign in to LoggerJobs and sign up!** 

Thursday, Feb. 28
Career Fair
Employers from a wide range of fields will be here to recruit Loggers for entry-level opportunities. Whether you're in your first or final year, attend Career Fairs! You can browse for ideas and practice professional behaviors, or inquire about available jobs and internships.

If you're seeking opportunities, plan to make a good first impression and have copies of your resume on hand. Who knows? You might walk away with an interview! 5—7 p.m. in WSC Marshall Hal **Planning to attend? Sign in to LoggerJobs and sign up to speed your entry into the event!**   

MARCH 2019**************

Weekly:
Appointments available in CES: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours: M-F Noon—1 p.m.
CES Peer Advising Office Hours with Emma Harrington '20:
--Monday 3:30-4:30 p.m. outside Diversions Cafe
--Wednesday 9:30-10:30 a.m. in Oppenheimer Cafe
Pop-up Career Advising: Follow CES on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for Pop-up times and locations
Employer Tables: Tuesday 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Wheelock

Monday & Tuesday, March 4 & 5
Puget Sound Grad Fair 2019 (Presented by Alumni & Parent Relations)
Enjoy treats while you order your cap and gown, take professional graduation portraits, and access university personnel and resources in preparation for the next chapter of your Puget Sound experience. Noon-4 p.m. in WSC Rotunda

Tuesday, March 5
Peace Corps Office Hours
Have you been considering the Peace Corps as a post-graduation option? Schedule a one-on-one conversation with campus recruiter Tamorie Mayweather. Reserve a 15-minute time slot for between 3 & 4 p.m. in Howarth 101. **Learn more about recruiter visits to campus via LoggerJobs**

Thursday, March 7
Boston Consulting Group | Meet & Greet with Brian Gross '98 (RSVP Required)

Wednesday, March 13
Meet The Spur Group
Curious about consulting as a career? Meet consultants from the Spur Group, take part in a case study, and ask all the questions you want! The organization is hiring talented students from all majors for entry-level roles. The Spur Group has been a Great Place to Work Winner since 2015! 6—7:00 p.m. in Howarth 101 **Learn more and register via LoggerJobs**

Monday, March 18-Friday, March 22
Spring Break | CES is open
Drop-in Hours are not scheduled this week. Please call for an appointment.

Tuesday, March 19; Wednesday, March 20
Loggers on the Road

CES is taking students on the road during spring break! Logger alumni will lead tours at two iconic Washington employers, Microsoft and Boeing. Sign in to LoggerJobs to learn more and then fill out the registration form. Space is limited!

Monday, March 25 - Friday, March 29 (Continues in April)
Federal and State Work-Study Referral Sessions for Summer 2019
Plan to continue with your current work-study employer this summer? You must apply/reapply for FWS/SWS. Once you receive notification of your eligibility, call CES at 253.879.3161 to schedule a referral appointment.

Wednesday, March 27
Alumni Virtual Chat: So You Want to Work in Global Health | Featuring Amy Roll '12
Considering a career in Global Health? Amy Roll '12 will share her journey from Puget Sound—where she studied French and International Relation—to the D.C. offices of Global Health organization PATH, to Uganda, and beyond! 6—7 p.m. in Howarth 101 or join in virtually via Zoom from wherever you are. **Sign in to LoggerJobs for details, and let us know you'll be joining in!**

Thursday, March 28
Career Conversations: Psychology and SoAN
Have you wondered what you could do with a major in Psychology or Sociology & Anthropology? Join CES for a chat with alumni who have found their path in those fields. Plus, connect with organizations that hire talent from those academic disciplines! 7:00 p.m. in Thomas Hall Tahoma Room **Get details and sign up via LoggerJobs!**
  

APRIL 2019**************

April is Student Employment Month!

Weekly:
Appointments available in CES: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours: M-F Noon—1 p.m.
CES Peer Advising Office Hours with Emma Harrington '20:
TBA
Pop-up Career Advising: Follow CES on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for Pop-up times and locations
Employer Tables: Tuesdays & Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Vendor's Row in WSC

Monday, April 1 - Friday, April 5 (Continues from March)
Federal and State Work-Study Referral Sessions for Summer 2019
Plan to continue with your current work-study employer this summer? You must apply/reapply for FWS/SWS. Once you receive notification of your eligibility, call CES at 253.879.3161 to schedule a referral appointment.

Tuesday, April 2
Boeing Industrial Engineering Hiring Event
Not an engineer? Put your analytical skills to use as a Methods Process Analyst with Boeing! **Learn more about this opportunity and RSVP via LoggerJobs** 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m on Vendor's Row in WSC

Wednesday, April 3
Summer Job & Internship Fair
Planning to stay in the PNW this summer? Connect with local camps, parks, and more for summer jobs and internships at this laid-back recruiting event for Puget Sound students. **Get details and sign up for a pre-printed name tag in LoggerJobs** 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the WSC Rotunda

Monday, April 8 - Friday, April 12
Federal and State Work-Study Referral Sessions for Academic Year 2019/20
Many federal or state work-study eligible students will return to the same job next year, and CES will confirm those placements with supervisors. For students who want to consider different options, this is your opportunity. Once you receive notification of your eligibility, call CES at 253.879.3161 to schedule a referral appointment.

Tuesday, April 9
Career Conversations: Emerging Health Care
Discover new and developing careers in health care from Logger alumni! **Planning to attend? Sign in to LoggerJobs and sign up!** 6 p.m. in Thompson 381

Wednesday, April 10
Meet & Greet | AXA Advisors
Curious about a career as a financial advisor? Join alumnus John Hosmer '15 and his team from the Bellevue office of global financial services firm AXA to learn about life as a financial advisor. **Learn more and RSVP via LoggerJobs** 6—7:00 p.m. in Howarth 101

Thursday, April 11
What is AmeriCorps?
Explore the many opportunities, learn about the benefits, and discover why it's a great first career move! **Learn more and RSVP via LoggerJobs** 6—7:00 p.m. in Howarth 101

Tuesday, April 23
Meet & Greet | Mike's Hard Lemonade
Are you a senior looking for sales roles? Come meet Fritz Loesch, Washington Field Sales Manager for Mike's Hard Lemonade, and learn about the opportunities in the beverage industry. **Planning to attend? Add this to your LoggerJobs calendar to get a notification if event details change!** 6—7 p.m. in Howarth 101

Wednesday, April 24
Pizza Meeting with Camp Stand By Me
Recruiter Angela Cox is hosting a casual lunch for students to learn a bit more about the opportunities at Camp Stand by Me. Pizza will be provided—you bring the questions! **Planning to attend? Please RSVP so we know how much pizza to order.** Noon—1 p.m. in Wheelock 202

Thursday, April 25
Pizza Meeting with WA State Legislative Internship Program
Learn about the spring 2020 internship opportunity with the Washington State Legislature! Representative Colleen Rust is providing pizza, and is eager to meet students who would be interested in applying in fall 2019. **Planning to attend? Please RSVP so we know how much pizza to order.** 12:30—1:30 p.m. in Thomas 366

Tuesday, April 30
Webinar | CivicSpark Fellowship
Interested in sustainability and social equity? Consider a year of service with a CivicSpark Fellowship! With 90 positions across the state of California, working with local governments to increase capacity to address emerging environmental and social equity resilience challenges, there's bound to be a topic that connects with your interests. **Visit LoggerJobs for details on connecting to the webinar via Zoom** 6—7 p.m.

 

MAY 2019****************

Weekly:
Appointments available in CES: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours: M-F Noon—1 p.m. through May 8
CES Peer Advising Office Hours with Emma Harrington '20:
TBA
Pop-up Career Advising: Follow CES on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for Pop-up times and locations
Employer Tables: Tuesdays & Fridays, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Wheelock

Summer 2019****************

May 20-August 30
Appointments available: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
CES remains open throughout the summer, with occasional exceptions for holidays or staff training. If you're planning to visit campus during the summer, call 253.879.3161 for updates about closures or to make an appointment. Drop-in hours are not in effect during the summer. 

SEPTEMBER 2019********** 

Weekly:
Appointments available in CES: M-F 8:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.
Career Advising Drop-in Hours: M-F Noon—1 p.m.
Peer Advising with Emma Harrington '20:
Monday, 4:30—6 p.m. in Diversions Cafe
Employer Tables: Connect with different employers each week! Day vary, but the time is typically over the noon hour: 11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m. on Vendors' Row in Wheelock Student Center **See the list of upcoming recruiter visits and add them to your calendar via LoggerJobs**
Pop-up Career Advising: Follow CES on Instagram for Pop-up times and locations

Monday, Sept. 2
Labor Day Holiday—CES closed.

SFI students pose with their new CES Fling Rings

Friday, Sept. 6
CES Table at Log Jam Activities Fair
Swing by to say hello, and pick up a "To the Heights!" fling ring! Todd Field 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 11
Case Interview Workshop with Boston Consulting Group | Featuring Puget Sound alum, Brian Gross '98
Join Brian Gross, BCG North America Chief of Staff, to better understand the dynamics of case interviewing and to walk through a sample case. Drinks and light bites will be served. All majors are welcome and encouraged to attend—BCG hires talent from a variety of backgrounds! **Sign in to LoggerJobs and sign up to attend!** WSC 108 (Murray Board Room, behind Diversions) 5 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 16
Want to intern for credit with the Washington State Legislature?
Join Professor Robin Jacobson, CES Internship Coordinator Rebecca Pettitt, and Wa State Legislative Internship Coordinator Paula Rehwaldt for pizza + tips on how to earn academic credit for an internship during the 2020 legislative session! **Application info available via LoggerJobs**  Noon—1 p.m. in Wyatt 101Monday, Sept. 16
Do you love coffee? Curious about a career in the coffee industry?
Madeleine Longoria-Garcia ’13, former Diversions barista, turned her part-time job into a career in the coffee industry and has become an authority on the science behind your daily caffeine routine. Join us to hear about Madeleine’s career journey—across Australia, Southeast Asia, and Hawaii—how she helped develop and launch Pacific Coffee Research, and has worked to elevate Hawaiian coffee to the top of the global market. 1 p.m. in Diversions Cafe


Jump to the front of the line! Pre-register for the Career Fair in LoggerJobs. Then bring your Logger ID card to swipe in for fastest entry.

Thursday, Sept. 26
Career Fair + LinkedIn Photo Booth
Whether it's your first or final year on campus, and regardless of your major, you can benefit from attending Career Fairs! Explore career options, practice professional behavior, and connect with organizations to inquire about jobs and internships. 5—7 p.m. in WSC Marshall Hall | Plus, swing by between 6 & 7 to have a head shot taken for your LinkedIn Profile! 

Monday, Sept. 30
Careers in Diplomacy
Interested in Foreign Service? Learn about State Department internships and career paths with Diplomat-in-Residence for the Northwest, Micaela Schweitzer-Bluhm. Noon—1 p.m. in WSC 108 (Behind Diversions Cafe) **Space is limited. Sign up via LoggerJobs**

Chat with a diplomat! Drop in at your convenience, 1:30-3 p.m. in Howarth 101

OCTOBER 2019************

Tuesday, Oct. 1
ASUPS Lectures Presents: One Week Job Project...Finding Your Passion | A talk by Sean Aiken
What drives people to choose a certain career? What makes them successful? And more importantly, what makes them happy? 7 p.m. in the WSC Rotunda | Refreshments provided

Wednesday, Oct. 2
Tech Interview Workshop with Karat
Considering a career in a technical field? Don't miss this chance to learn from the creators of the tools your interviewers use! Seattle tech company Karat designed the platform that leading organizations trust with their technical interviews. Join Kyle Wenholz '14, Karat software engineer, to learn the ins and outs of this interview format. 6—7 in Howarth 101 | Pizza provided. **Please sign up via LoggerJobs, so we know how much pizza to get!**

Tuesday, Oct. 15
Take a Logger to Work Job Shadows: Applications are available 
Apply ASAP for your best chance of being matched with your preferred host! Application deadline is in early November, so don't delay! Tip: Once you've applied, plan ahead...clear your calendar and consider how your job shadow may impact your winter break travel arrangements.

Wednesday, Oct. 30
Meet the Logger Alum/Owner/Employer | Luke Newman '07
Luke is growing Amplify Consulting Partners. Hear about Amplify, where they're headed, and how your talents and skills could play a part in their growth. Hiring Developers and Program Managers, and for roles in Operations and Human Resources. **Planning to attend? RSVP in LoggerJobs** 6—7 p.m. in Howarth 101

NOVEMBER 2019************

 

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