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Graduating: Now What?

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4:00-7:30 p.m. Tuesday October 15
Craig Hall Community Room
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Open to undergraduate students of all majors, this event will feature a keynote speech, panels and networking over appetizers. Get informed and inspired by alumni and employers!

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Schedule

3:50 - 4 p.m.—Sign In

4 - 4:50 p.m.—Keynote by Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson

Andrew is a seasoned marketing/communications professional with more than 20 years of experience. He has worked in a variety of industries, serving as Communications Director for the City of Denver; Senior Director of Marketing, Advertising and Corporate Communications for Frontier Airlines and most recently, VP of Marketing and Communications for ARCADIS, a global engineering firm.            
Currently, Andrew is following his passion - an entrepreneurial venture he began in 2000 called www.andrewhudsonsjobslist.com which has connected thousands of PR and marketing professionals with employers throughout Colorado and beyond. He will be sharing his valuable insights:

  • Approach your career as a "full-contact sport" 
  • Engage in your community, professional associations, and networking
  • Demonstrate confidence in your personal brand
  • Constantly position yourself to learn and grown in your career

 

Graduating Now What DU Networking5-5:45 p.m. —"From College to Career": stories from DU alumni

Straight talk from young alumni about the challenges and victories on the journey to success. How they turned internships into jobs, what they wish they'd done differently, and the best steps you can take right now to prepare for life after college.

5:50-6:30 p.m. — "Best Practice for Getting Hired"

Employers from various industries share insights into the logistics, courtesies, and proven advice around networking, job applications, and the interview process.

  • Rachel Folk, Americorps
  • JD Cummings, Chipotle
  • Cindy Howell, Fidelity
  • Dan Moeller, Medix Staffing Solutions, Inc.

Graduating Now What appetizers6:30-7:30 p.m. —Networking and appetizers with alumni and employers; more than 25 additional volunteers from various industries will join us for this portion to share their advice about their fields, and any job or internship opportunities at their organizations.

 

Networking Employers Include:

Square Two Financial
OpenLogic, Inc.
Katia Olivera
Lauren Simmons
Active Junky
Hampton Inn & Suites Denver Cherry Creek
AmeriCorp NCCC
WhiteWave Food
Connecting People
Leprino Foods
Teach for America
TrackVia
Enterprise Holdings
Brooksource
Evol Foods
National CineMedia
Trust Company of America
Insight Global
City Year Denver
Rocky Mountain Scientific Lab
EF Educational Tours
Fidelity
Chipotle
GSA
Northwestern Mutual
Target
Accenture