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Alumni Perspectives: '14 MBA Grad's Job Searching Success

Meet Lauren

Lauren Loepp graduated in 2014 with a Master of Business Administration and a focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. She spent her time at the UO setting herself up for success after graduation. Lauren met with the MBA career advisor, Sally Bell, throughout the year, went to several career networking events and conducted multiple informational interviews.

“Those who engage early on with job searching will have a lot smoother path towards finding a job,” she said.

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Alumni Perspectives: '12 Duck Finds Her Career in Chicago

Whitney Barton graduated in 2012 with a degree in journalism. While she originally intended to pursue a job related to her major, the tough economy made it hard to even find an open position. 

“Newspapers and publishing companies were laying off employees and shutting down. It was unfortunate and disappointing in many regards,” Whitney said. 

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Alumni Perspectives: '12 MBA Grad Found the Right Firm for Him

Meet Sergio

In the summer of 2012, Sergio Ibarra Bolaños graduated with a Master of Business Administration and a focus on entrepreneurship. Six months prior, he had accepted a job offer from an education-consulting firm with which he was interning at the time. After over two years, he began looking for different challenges.

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7h Annual Get Connected! Bringing UO Alumni and Employers Together - Portland


Presented by UO Career Center Portland in collaboration with UO Alumni Association Duck Career Network, Lundquist College Career Services and Boly:Welch.

single">Wed, 10/14/2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
White Stag Block, University of Oregon in Portland
70 NW Couch St, Portland, Oregon 97209


Presented by UO Career Center Portland in collaboration with UO Alumni Association Duck Career Network, Lundquist College Career Services and Boly:Welch.
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Alumni Perspectives: Digital Arts Grad Lands Job in Her Field

Meet Jessica

Jessica Chen graduated in 2014 with a degree in Digital Arts. She was excited to leave small town Eugene for city life in Portland. During her transition, Jessica moved back home with her parents in Beaverton to start her job search.

The job market in the city was a lot more competitive than I anticipated,” she said. 

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5 Tips to Target the Sports Product Industry

Want a job in the sports product industry?  Here are five tips Career Center Portland’s Linda Favero learned from HR professionals at NIKE, adidas, Columbia Sportswear, Gap and Brooks at a recent HR Industry Panel hosted by the UO Sports Product Management program.

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Alumni Perspectives: Clark Honors College Graduate's Successful Career Transition

Meet Keagen

Keagen Edwards graduated in December 2013 with a degree in Business Administration, concentrating in Sports Business. A top student, he was part of the Lundquist College of Business Honors Program and the Robert D. Clark Honors College. Before his final term, Keagen was able to secure a job with a nonprofit called the Oregon Football Association (OFA).

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Duck Biz Lunch - Portland


Expand your palette and your network over a delicious lunch with the PDX Ducks! Join like-minded business people in your area for professional conversation at Stanfords in Lake Oswego. This opportunity provides a relaxed setting to exchange industry insight and business cards alike. Don't miss this chance to strengthen your career, and register today!

Stanfords Restaurant
14801 Kruse Oaks Blvd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035


Expand your palette and your network over a delicious lunch with the PDX Ducks! Join like-minded business people in your area for professional conversation at Stanfords in Lake Oswego. This opportunity provides a relaxed setting to exchange industry insight and business cards alike. Don't miss this chance to strengthen your career, and register today! Read more »

Alumni Perspectives: Journalism Grad Lands Job in Portland

Julianne Parker graduated in the Spring 2014 with a major in Journalism. She currently works for Blue Chalk Media (a New York and Portland-based company) as a Production Manager. Read her post-graduate story!

o What was your plan as you approached graduation, and how did it change? 

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