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Alumni Perspective: How Launch a Career in the World of Sports


Jose Tafoya ’09 (Business) recently combined his passion for sports marketing with an outgoing personality to land a job with Oregon IMG, one of the largest sports marketing agencies in the world, representing more than 80 universities across the country. He credits his journey post-graduation with luck, but to me, it sounds like he made his own luck. Here’s his story:

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Alumni Perspective: Following Steps to Success

Much like any journey in life, a job search is a series of steps. Alexandra Brown learned this firsthand when she set off on her quest for a career. After re-evaluating her job search, she recently found her place as a Community Development Specialist at Evanta, a leadership network of professionals. Here’s her story:

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Alumni Perspective: Maintaining Motivation

Since his early childhood as a Lego fanatic, Nathan Alvstad has possessed a passion for construction. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 2005 as a history major — his second passion. In the years following graduation, he has continued to pursue his love for building, but it has been a tumutulous journey to arrive at a stable job as a project manager with Banfield Pet Hospital.

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