Events

Want to attend a workshop on job searching strategies, or connect with diverse alumni sharing their career stories at a panel or networking event? Or maybe you are ready to engage with employers to learn about, and interview for, job and internship opportunities! The University Career Center facilitates career readiness engagement opportunities that can empower, prepare, and educate you—not just for your first job, but for your lifelong process of career success.

Learn about the different types of reoccurring career readiness events you can participate in or view the events calendar below to see what’s coming up next!

Events
Apr 12
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice...
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)
April 12–19

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice Interview Day (4/19) that will help you develop skills and connections on the road to career readiness. For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake. Why wait?! Stop by the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level ASAP to get drop-in resume reviews and other career guidance to make the most of your Career Readiness Week!

Special thanks to our Spring 2024 Career Readiness Week sponsors: Enterprise Holdings and Sherwin Williams 

 

FULL SCHEDULE

 

Resume Extravaganza (Drop-In Resume Reviews)

Tuesday, April 9, 11am-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Did you know you can have a career readiness coach or a peer coach review your resume before the Spring Career & Internship Expo? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

 

Curious about Job & Internship Search Strategies? (Workshop)

Wednesday, April 10, 11am-12pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Looking for a job or internship and need help getting started?! Learn how to utilize Handshake and networking strategies to find opportunities that align with your interests; and how to get university credit for an internship (UGST404).

 

Curious About Interviewing? (Workshop)

Friday, April 12, 10am-11am, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of interviewing and how to stand out as a candidate!

 

Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence Reception

Friday, April 12, 5pm-6:30pm, Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Meet Black alumni from different stages of their careers who will share experiences, insights, and success stories. Dinner and refreshments from Philyaw’s Cookout and Catering will be served. Space is limited, so register by April 9 to secure your spot!

 

Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo? (Virtual Info-Session)

Monday, April 15, 12pm-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the Expo.

 

Peace Corps + RARE Panel

Monday, April 15, 3pm-4 pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's RARE AmeriCorps program to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain knowledge about the application processes for both programs.

 

Curious about Resumes? (Workshop)

Tuesday, April 16, 12pm-1pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and bring your own resume for tailoring and more!

 

Your Future in Tech + Connect (Panel+Networking)

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-6:30pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

4pm-5pm-Industry Insights Panel, followed by 5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping you get career ready for your future in Tech. Hear from a panel of industry leaders &/or participate in small group networking with tech employers to get advice on career-building opportunities and connections.

 

Industry Bites: Make it in Marketing!

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-4:45pm, Lillis 440

Interested in exploring a career in marketing? Want to learn more about marketing industry from corporate to agency work, strategy, design, and campaigns? Join us for PIZZA, panel, and conversation with marketing leaders.

 

Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape

Tuesday, April 16, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Join the UO Alumni Association for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of alumni, each carving their paths to success.

 

Environmental Connect

Wednesday, April 17, 4pm-6pm, Crater Lake Rooms

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event, you’ll have a chance to meet a new employer every 10 minutes!

 

Spring Career & Internship Expo

Thursday, April 18, 12pm-4pm, EMU Ballrooms 

Get curious about your future and make connections with cool employers! Find your career fit with over 70+ employers comprised of private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military--all on-campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities.  

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes Expo Preview & Tour (11:15am-noon, EMU Ballrooms) and learn how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers.   Take part in the Expo Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and have fun conversation starters with employers.   Bring your resume to impress employers!  Get a FREE Professional Headshot taken to add to your LinkedIn!

 

Practice Interview Day

Friday, April 19, 12pm-4pm (30-45 minutes each), Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Come practice commonly asked interview questions and get active feedback on your communication style, professionalism, and more. interviewing skills, get feedback from experienced professionals and career coaches.

Apr 12
Training: Planning for Business Continuity During Power Outages, Cyber Attacks, Earthquakes, and the Unexpected

Join us for a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to effectively navigate business continuity...
Training: Planning for Business Continuity During Power Outages, Cyber Attacks, Earthquakes, and the Unexpected
April 12–May 3
Lillis Business Complex 212

Join us for a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to effectively navigate business continuity planning. This is a two-part series occurring April 19 and May 3 with an anticipated 2 hours of additional independent work outside of the training. Participants who attend both days of this program and fulfill all requirements are eligible to earn a Business Continuity Essentials microcredential from the Lundquist College of Business. Enrollment Deadline: April 12 With the unpredictable nature of today’s business landscape, being prepared for unexpected disruptions is more critical than ever. Through a blend of interactive sessions, real-world case studies, simulation exercises, and expert-led discussions, participants will learn how to develop robust continuity plans, identify critical business functions, and gain practical insights into risk assessment and crisis management in the dynamic world of business! Whether you're aiming to enhance your resume or simply interested in gaining a deeper understanding of business continuity planning, this program is an excellent opportunity to develop marketable skills and earn a Business Continuity Essentials microcredential upon meeting all requirements. Enroll today to take the first step towards becoming a proactive and prepared business leader. About the Presenters:  Krista Dillon currently serves as the chief of staff and senior director of operations for Safety and Risk Services at the University of Oregon. In her role, she manages the Emergency Management and Continuity program as well as a number of interdepartmental teams including the Incident Management Team, Campus Vulnerability Assessment Team, and Behavioral Evaluation and Threat Assessment Team, and Demonstration Team. Ms. Dillon has held several roles within the Emergency Management program at the University of Oregon since 2004. Ms. Dillon is a former current chair of the International Association of Emergency Manager’s Universities and Colleges Caucus. Ms. Dillon serves as both an incident commander and a planning section chief on the University of Oregon’s Incident Management Team. Ms. Dillon has a master's in community and regional planning from the University of Oregon. Sierra Schlegelmann Administrative Program Assistant, Safety and Risk Services University of Oregon alumni ‘23, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Jackie Kamstra, Global Business Continuity Director, MBA, CBCI, ARM, works for a global, fortune 500 corporation based in Oregon. University of Oregon alumni ‘08, Bachelor of Science, Public Relations. Enroll by the April 12th deadline to reserve your spot! 

Apr 12
Training: Sales Essentials 9:00 a.m.

Whether you're contemplating a career in sales, embarking on your first professional role, or looking to improve your communication skills to establish trust with others, the...
Training: Sales Essentials
April 10–19
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Whether you're contemplating a career in sales, embarking on your first professional role, or looking to improve your communication skills to establish trust with others, the Sales Essentials Training program is your foundation for success. This is a two-part series occurring April 12 and 19 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. both days, with an anticipated 2 hours of additional independent work outside of the training. Participants who attend both days of this program and fulfill all requirements are eligible to earn a Sales Essentials microcredential from the Lundquist College of Business. Enrollment Deadline: April 10, 2024 During this 8-hour program, you will learn the art of relationship-based selling throughout the entire sales cycle from a seasoned professional. Through engaging activities, practical exercises, and interactive sessions, you'll not only refine your sales approach but also create an individual development plan for continuous improvement. Designed for participants across all majors and disciplines, our Sales Essentials Training Program offers invaluable insights and skills for aspiring sales professionals, future entrepreneurs, marketers, and business leaders. Why Participate?

Earn a Marketable Skills Microcredential: Enhance your resume and LinkedIn profile when you earn the Sales Essentials Microcredential from the Lundquist College of Business. Develop Core Sales Skills: Gain proficiency in relationship-based selling techniques across key areas essential for sales success, including prospecting, effective communication, overcoming objections, and closing the sale. Create an Individual Development Plan: Leave the program with a tailored development plan, reviewed by an industry expert, to showcase your self-awareness and commitment to continuously improve your sales skills.

This program isn't just about mastering sales techniques; It's an opportunity to develop a versatile skill set that includes effective communication, strategic thinking, and the ability to understand and meet customer needs—qualities that are invaluable in any career path. Enroll by April 10 to secure your spot!

Apr 12
Curious about Interviewing? (Workshop) 10:00 a.m.

Let’s talk about interviews! We will discuss different types of interviews, how to prepare, how to answer certain types of questions, and give you a chance to practice what...
Curious about Interviewing? (Workshop)
April 12
10:00–11:00 a.m.
Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall UCC Conference Room 50P

Let’s talk about interviews! We will discuss different types of interviews, how to prepare, how to answer certain types of questions, and give you a chance to practice what you learned in a group interview session. Interviews can be nerve-racking, so come learn about strategies to help you feel more comfortable and prepared.

 

This event is part of the 2024 Spring Career Readiness Week sponsored by the University Career Center, Enterprise Holdings, and Sherwin Williams. To learn more about all of the week's events visit http://career.uoregon.edu/events  

Apr 12
Navigating Retail Investing: Insights into Robinhood Risks and Rewards 1:00 p.m.

Dive into the essentials of retail investing. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the financial system, compare leading retail brokers, and uncover the unique benefits and...
Navigating Retail Investing: Insights into Robinhood Risks and Rewards
April 12
1:00–4:00 p.m.
Lillis Business Complex 440

Dive into the essentials of retail investing. You’ll gain a solid understanding of the financial system, compare leading retail brokers, and uncover the unique benefits and risks associated with using Robinhood for investment purposes.

What You Can Expect to Learn:

Financial System Basics: Explore how money flows through the economy, the role of banks, brokers, and public markets. Comparing Retail Brokers: Analyze the differences between Robinhood, Schwab, Fidelity, and IB. Robinhood's Unique Features: Learn about the distinct features that set Robinhood apart. Risks of Using Robinhood: Understand the potential downsides of investing on Robinhood. Investment Strategy Insights: Discuss the difficulty of outperforming the market and the strategy of investing in stable companies during scandals.

Interactive Workshop:

Participants will engage in practical exercises, such as setting up demo accounts and practicing trades, to apply knowledge in a hands-on environment.

Who Should Attend:

Ideal for college students with an interest in finance, investing, or seeking to understand the complexities of retail brokers. This workshop offers valuable insights and skills for safe and effective investing.

This workshop is offered in partnership between Professional Edge and the Financial Wellness Center.

About the Instructor:

Maria Chaderina is an assistant professor in the Department of Finance at the Lundquist College of Business. Her areas of interest include capital structure, liquidity management, and financial intermediation. Chaderina's research on these topics has been published in journals such as the Review of Asset Pricing Studies.

Chaderina received her PhD in financial economics from Carnegie Mellon University and BS in economics from the University of London and the Higher School of Economics. Prior to joining the Lundquist College, Chaderina taught at the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

About Professional Edge:

Professional Edge is an industry-informed collection of short courses designed to help students develop cutting-edge skills essential in the modern job market. Build targeted, practical skills in an interactive and engaging format and distinguish yourself in a field of other job applicants. As a participant, you'll receive guidance from instructors informed by the latest business trends and leave with tangible tools and stories you can leverage in your career search

Apr 12
Black Business in Oregon: A Journey of Excellence 5:00 p.m.

Join us for Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence an engaging experience designed specifically for our Black students to connect with influential Black alumni and...
Black Business in Oregon: A Journey of Excellence
April 12
5:00–6:30 p.m.
Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Join us for Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence an engaging experience designed specifically for our Black students to connect with influential Black alumni and leaders in small business, government, social services, and sport during Week 2 of spring term.

You’ll get the chance to meet Black alumni from different stages of their careers who will share experiences, insights, and success stories. Don’t miss this chance to network with alumni who have strong professional connections for summer internships and can help you identify post-graduation career opportunities here in Oregon.

Dinner and refreshments from Philyaw’s Cookout and Catering will be served. Space is limited, so register by April 9 to secure your spot!

Cost: Free 

We look forward to your presence at the event. 

Questions?

For questions please contact Lisa at lar@uoregon.edu.

This event is in partnership with the Black Business Association of Oregon, the UO Career Center, the UO Lylle Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center, the UO Lundquist College of Business, Mohr Career Services, the UO Alumni Association Black Alumni Network, the UO Division of Equity and Inclusion, the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence, and UO Athletics.

Apr 15
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice...
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)
April 12–19

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice Interview Day (4/19) that will help you develop skills and connections on the road to career readiness. For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake. Why wait?! Stop by the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level ASAP to get drop-in resume reviews and other career guidance to make the most of your Career Readiness Week!

Special thanks to our Spring 2024 Career Readiness Week sponsors: Enterprise Holdings and Sherwin Williams 

 

FULL SCHEDULE

 

Resume Extravaganza (Drop-In Resume Reviews)

Tuesday, April 9, 11am-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Did you know you can have a career readiness coach or a peer coach review your resume before the Spring Career & Internship Expo? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

 

Curious about Job & Internship Search Strategies? (Workshop)

Wednesday, April 10, 11am-12pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Looking for a job or internship and need help getting started?! Learn how to utilize Handshake and networking strategies to find opportunities that align with your interests; and how to get university credit for an internship (UGST404).

 

Curious About Interviewing? (Workshop)

Friday, April 12, 10am-11am, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of interviewing and how to stand out as a candidate!

 

Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence Reception

Friday, April 12, 5pm-6:30pm, Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Meet Black alumni from different stages of their careers who will share experiences, insights, and success stories. Dinner and refreshments from Philyaw’s Cookout and Catering will be served. Space is limited, so register by April 9 to secure your spot!

 

Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo? (Virtual Info-Session)

Monday, April 15, 12pm-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the Expo.

 

Peace Corps + RARE Panel

Monday, April 15, 3pm-4 pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's RARE AmeriCorps program to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain knowledge about the application processes for both programs.

 

Curious about Resumes? (Workshop)

Tuesday, April 16, 12pm-1pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and bring your own resume for tailoring and more!

 

Your Future in Tech + Connect (Panel+Networking)

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-6:30pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

4pm-5pm-Industry Insights Panel, followed by 5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping you get career ready for your future in Tech. Hear from a panel of industry leaders &/or participate in small group networking with tech employers to get advice on career-building opportunities and connections.

 

Industry Bites: Make it in Marketing!

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-4:45pm, Lillis 440

Interested in exploring a career in marketing? Want to learn more about marketing industry from corporate to agency work, strategy, design, and campaigns? Join us for PIZZA, panel, and conversation with marketing leaders.

 

Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape

Tuesday, April 16, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Join the UO Alumni Association for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of alumni, each carving their paths to success.

 

Environmental Connect

Wednesday, April 17, 4pm-6pm, Crater Lake Rooms

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event, you’ll have a chance to meet a new employer every 10 minutes!

 

Spring Career & Internship Expo

Thursday, April 18, 12pm-4pm, EMU Ballrooms 

Get curious about your future and make connections with cool employers! Find your career fit with over 70+ employers comprised of private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military--all on-campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities.  

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes Expo Preview & Tour (11:15am-noon, EMU Ballrooms) and learn how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers.   Take part in the Expo Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and have fun conversation starters with employers.   Bring your resume to impress employers!  Get a FREE Professional Headshot taken to add to your LinkedIn!

 

Practice Interview Day

Friday, April 19, 12pm-4pm (30-45 minutes each), Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Come practice commonly asked interview questions and get active feedback on your communication style, professionalism, and more. interviewing skills, get feedback from experienced professionals and career coaches.

Apr 15
Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo (Virtual Info-Session) noon

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Spring Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself...
Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo (Virtual Info-Session)
April 15
noon

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Spring Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the expo.

 

This event is part of the 2024 Spring Career Readiness Week sponsored by the University Career Center, Enterprise Holdings, and Sherwin Williams. To learn more about all of the week's events visit http://career.uoregon.edu/events  

Apr 15
Peace Corps + RARE Panel 3:00 p.m.

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) Americorps...
Peace Corps + RARE Panel
April 15
3:00–4:00 p.m.
Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) Americorps program to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain knowledge about the application processes for both programs.

Apr 16
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice...
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)
April 12–19

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice Interview Day (4/19) that will help you develop skills and connections on the road to career readiness. For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake. Why wait?! Stop by the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level ASAP to get drop-in resume reviews and other career guidance to make the most of your Career Readiness Week!

Special thanks to our Spring 2024 Career Readiness Week sponsors: Enterprise Holdings and Sherwin Williams 

 

FULL SCHEDULE

 

Resume Extravaganza (Drop-In Resume Reviews)

Tuesday, April 9, 11am-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Did you know you can have a career readiness coach or a peer coach review your resume before the Spring Career & Internship Expo? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

 

Curious about Job & Internship Search Strategies? (Workshop)

Wednesday, April 10, 11am-12pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Looking for a job or internship and need help getting started?! Learn how to utilize Handshake and networking strategies to find opportunities that align with your interests; and how to get university credit for an internship (UGST404).

 

Curious About Interviewing? (Workshop)

Friday, April 12, 10am-11am, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of interviewing and how to stand out as a candidate!

 

Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence Reception

Friday, April 12, 5pm-6:30pm, Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Meet Black alumni from different stages of their careers who will share experiences, insights, and success stories. Dinner and refreshments from Philyaw’s Cookout and Catering will be served. Space is limited, so register by April 9 to secure your spot!

 

Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo? (Virtual Info-Session)

Monday, April 15, 12pm-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the Expo.

 

Peace Corps + RARE Panel

Monday, April 15, 3pm-4 pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's RARE AmeriCorps program to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain knowledge about the application processes for both programs.

 

Curious about Resumes? (Workshop)

Tuesday, April 16, 12pm-1pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and bring your own resume for tailoring and more!

 

Your Future in Tech + Connect (Panel+Networking)

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-6:30pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

4pm-5pm-Industry Insights Panel, followed by 5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping you get career ready for your future in Tech. Hear from a panel of industry leaders &/or participate in small group networking with tech employers to get advice on career-building opportunities and connections.

 

Industry Bites: Make it in Marketing!

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-4:45pm, Lillis 440

Interested in exploring a career in marketing? Want to learn more about marketing industry from corporate to agency work, strategy, design, and campaigns? Join us for PIZZA, panel, and conversation with marketing leaders.

 

Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape

Tuesday, April 16, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Join the UO Alumni Association for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of alumni, each carving their paths to success.

 

Environmental Connect

Wednesday, April 17, 4pm-6pm, Crater Lake Rooms

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event, you’ll have a chance to meet a new employer every 10 minutes!

 

Spring Career & Internship Expo

Thursday, April 18, 12pm-4pm, EMU Ballrooms 

Get curious about your future and make connections with cool employers! Find your career fit with over 70+ employers comprised of private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military--all on-campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities.  

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes Expo Preview & Tour (11:15am-noon, EMU Ballrooms) and learn how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers.   Take part in the Expo Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and have fun conversation starters with employers.   Bring your resume to impress employers!  Get a FREE Professional Headshot taken to add to your LinkedIn!

 

Practice Interview Day

Friday, April 19, 12pm-4pm (30-45 minutes each), Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Come practice commonly asked interview questions and get active feedback on your communication style, professionalism, and more. interviewing skills, get feedback from experienced professionals and career coaches.

Apr 16
City Year 101 Career Info Session noon

Hey Ducks! Are you interested in taking a gap year after graduation? Do you desire to make a difference while growing as a leader? If so, join us to learn more about post-grad...
City Year 101 Career Info Session
April 16
noon
McKenzie Hall 101 McKenzie Hall

Hey Ducks! Are you interested in taking a gap year after graduation? Do you desire to make a difference while growing as a leader? If so, join us to learn more about post-grad service opportunities as a City Year Student Success Coach. You will hear about what it's like to serve in public schools as a tutor and a mentor while gaining valuable, hands-on skills that elevate your professional development and get you a $7,000 scholarship! Questions, contact City Year recruiter: Laura Baldonado Recruiter - West Region lbaldonado@cityyear.org | www.cityyear.org/seattle/ 

Apr 16
Curious about Resumes? (Workshop) noon

Are you looking for ways to really stand out as a candidate? Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and...
Curious about Resumes? (Workshop)
April 16
noon
Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall UCC Conference Room 50P

Are you looking for ways to really stand out as a candidate? Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and bring your own resume for tailoring and much more! Questions are welcomed and encouraged!

Workshop is IN-PERSON, in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level 50P (aka University Career Center Conference Room) This workshop is hosted by the University Career Center's Career Readiness Coaching team!

This event is part of the 2024 Spring Career Readiness Week sponsored by the University Career Center, Enterprise Holdings, and Sherwin Williams. To learn more about all of the week's events visit http://career.uoregon.edu/events  

Apr 16
Your Future in Tech + Connect (Industry Panel + Networking Night) 4:00 p.m.

The United States has the largest tech market in the world (1/3 of a $5 TRILLION industry!) and overall employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected...
Your Future in Tech + Connect (Industry Panel + Networking Night)
April 16
4:00–6:30 p.m.
Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons

The United States has the largest tech market in the world (1/3 of a $5 TRILLION industry!) and overall employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations in the next decade! (learn more) The future of the technology industry is so much more than just artificial intelligence and social media platforms. About 377,500 competitive openings are projected each year in the U.S.A. in these highly skilled roles—are you up for the challenge?  

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping YOU get career ready for your future in Tech. Come to either or both events—Learn something new and meet employers and alumni you can add to your network! 

 

4-5pm Industry Insights Panel 

Hear from alumni, industry leaders, and experts about their career journeys, the future of the industry, and how you can be developing the career readiness skills, technical skills, and connections today to thrive in your future in Tech. 

PANELISTS

*Matt Sayre, Director of External Relations for UO School of Computer and Data Sciences (Panel Moderator)  *David Teach, Network Engineer at Amazon AWS *Robin Mayall, Chief Information Officer (CIO) at City of Eugene *Paul Pindel, Senior Architect at F5

 

5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers 

Grab a snack & rotate through casual small group chats with alumni, professionals, and employers to learn more about their companies, career paths, and get advice about how to find career-building opportunities and connections for your future in Tech.   

COMPANIES  *New Relic (Data for Engineers)  *Pipeworks (Game Design) *SheerID (Identity Management)   *Elm Street Technology (Software for Real Estate)  *SentinelOne (Cybersecurity)  *Twenty Ideas (Software)  *Nulia (SaaS Enablement)  and more to come! 

 

Both events are open to all majors and academic years. Snacks provided. Casual Dress.   No RSVP is required. Bring your friends! 

Sponsored by the University Career Center and the School of Computer and Data Sciences as part of Spring Career Readiness Week 2024. 

 

 

Apr 16
Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape 5:30 p.m.

Join this Duck Career Network webinar for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of UO alumni, each carving their paths to success....
Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape
April 16
5:30–6:30 p.m.

Join this Duck Career Network webinar for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of UO alumni, each carving their paths to success. Whether you're embarking on your corporate finance journey or seeking a transition into the field, this webinar promises to be a rich source of knowledge, information, and invaluable insights. Topics for our panelists include: entry into the field, avenues within finance, finance as a dynamic profession, the influence of finance on a company, and the impact of new technologies on the field. We'll also be taking your questions live!

Apr 17
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice...
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)
April 12–19

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice Interview Day (4/19) that will help you develop skills and connections on the road to career readiness. For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake. Why wait?! Stop by the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level ASAP to get drop-in resume reviews and other career guidance to make the most of your Career Readiness Week!

Special thanks to our Spring 2024 Career Readiness Week sponsors: Enterprise Holdings and Sherwin Williams 

 

FULL SCHEDULE

 

Resume Extravaganza (Drop-In Resume Reviews)

Tuesday, April 9, 11am-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Did you know you can have a career readiness coach or a peer coach review your resume before the Spring Career & Internship Expo? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

 

Curious about Job & Internship Search Strategies? (Workshop)

Wednesday, April 10, 11am-12pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Looking for a job or internship and need help getting started?! Learn how to utilize Handshake and networking strategies to find opportunities that align with your interests; and how to get university credit for an internship (UGST404).

 

Curious About Interviewing? (Workshop)

Friday, April 12, 10am-11am, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of interviewing and how to stand out as a candidate!

 

Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence Reception

Friday, April 12, 5pm-6:30pm, Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Meet Black alumni from different stages of their careers who will share experiences, insights, and success stories. Dinner and refreshments from Philyaw’s Cookout and Catering will be served. Space is limited, so register by April 9 to secure your spot!

 

Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo? (Virtual Info-Session)

Monday, April 15, 12pm-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the Expo.

 

Peace Corps + RARE Panel

Monday, April 15, 3pm-4 pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's RARE AmeriCorps program to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain knowledge about the application processes for both programs.

 

Curious about Resumes? (Workshop)

Tuesday, April 16, 12pm-1pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and bring your own resume for tailoring and more!

 

Your Future in Tech + Connect (Panel+Networking)

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-6:30pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

4pm-5pm-Industry Insights Panel, followed by 5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping you get career ready for your future in Tech. Hear from a panel of industry leaders &/or participate in small group networking with tech employers to get advice on career-building opportunities and connections.

 

Industry Bites: Make it in Marketing!

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-4:45pm, Lillis 440

Interested in exploring a career in marketing? Want to learn more about marketing industry from corporate to agency work, strategy, design, and campaigns? Join us for PIZZA, panel, and conversation with marketing leaders.

 

Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape

Tuesday, April 16, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Join the UO Alumni Association for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of alumni, each carving their paths to success.

 

Environmental Connect

Wednesday, April 17, 4pm-6pm, Crater Lake Rooms

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event, you’ll have a chance to meet a new employer every 10 minutes!

 

Spring Career & Internship Expo

Thursday, April 18, 12pm-4pm, EMU Ballrooms 

Get curious about your future and make connections with cool employers! Find your career fit with over 70+ employers comprised of private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military--all on-campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities.  

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes Expo Preview & Tour (11:15am-noon, EMU Ballrooms) and learn how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers.   Take part in the Expo Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and have fun conversation starters with employers.   Bring your resume to impress employers!  Get a FREE Professional Headshot taken to add to your LinkedIn!

 

Practice Interview Day

Friday, April 19, 12pm-4pm (30-45 minutes each), Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Come practice commonly asked interview questions and get active feedback on your communication style, professionalism, and more. interviewing skills, get feedback from experienced professionals and career coaches.

Apr 17
Environmental Connect 2024 4:00 p.m.

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event,...
Environmental Connect 2024
April 17
4:00–6:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Crater Lake Rooms

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event, you’ll have a chance to meet a new employer every 10 minutes!

 

Sponsored by the UO Environmental Studies Program as part of Spring Career Readiness Week career.uoregon.edu/events 

Apr 18
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice...
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)
April 12–19

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice Interview Day (4/19) that will help you develop skills and connections on the road to career readiness. For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake. Why wait?! Stop by the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level ASAP to get drop-in resume reviews and other career guidance to make the most of your Career Readiness Week!

Special thanks to our Spring 2024 Career Readiness Week sponsors: Enterprise Holdings and Sherwin Williams 

 

FULL SCHEDULE

 

Resume Extravaganza (Drop-In Resume Reviews)

Tuesday, April 9, 11am-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Did you know you can have a career readiness coach or a peer coach review your resume before the Spring Career & Internship Expo? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

 

Curious about Job & Internship Search Strategies? (Workshop)

Wednesday, April 10, 11am-12pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Looking for a job or internship and need help getting started?! Learn how to utilize Handshake and networking strategies to find opportunities that align with your interests; and how to get university credit for an internship (UGST404).

 

Curious About Interviewing? (Workshop)

Friday, April 12, 10am-11am, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of interviewing and how to stand out as a candidate!

 

Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence Reception

Friday, April 12, 5pm-6:30pm, Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Meet Black alumni from different stages of their careers who will share experiences, insights, and success stories. Dinner and refreshments from Philyaw’s Cookout and Catering will be served. Space is limited, so register by April 9 to secure your spot!

 

Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo? (Virtual Info-Session)

Monday, April 15, 12pm-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the Expo.

 

Peace Corps + RARE Panel

Monday, April 15, 3pm-4 pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's RARE AmeriCorps program to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain knowledge about the application processes for both programs.

 

Curious about Resumes? (Workshop)

Tuesday, April 16, 12pm-1pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and bring your own resume for tailoring and more!

 

Your Future in Tech + Connect (Panel+Networking)

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-6:30pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

4pm-5pm-Industry Insights Panel, followed by 5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping you get career ready for your future in Tech. Hear from a panel of industry leaders &/or participate in small group networking with tech employers to get advice on career-building opportunities and connections.

 

Industry Bites: Make it in Marketing!

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-4:45pm, Lillis 440

Interested in exploring a career in marketing? Want to learn more about marketing industry from corporate to agency work, strategy, design, and campaigns? Join us for PIZZA, panel, and conversation with marketing leaders.

 

Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape

Tuesday, April 16, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Join the UO Alumni Association for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of alumni, each carving their paths to success.

 

Environmental Connect

Wednesday, April 17, 4pm-6pm, Crater Lake Rooms

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event, you’ll have a chance to meet a new employer every 10 minutes!

 

Spring Career & Internship Expo

Thursday, April 18, 12pm-4pm, EMU Ballrooms 

Get curious about your future and make connections with cool employers! Find your career fit with over 70+ employers comprised of private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military--all on-campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities.  

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes Expo Preview & Tour (11:15am-noon, EMU Ballrooms) and learn how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers.   Take part in the Expo Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and have fun conversation starters with employers.   Bring your resume to impress employers!  Get a FREE Professional Headshot taken to add to your LinkedIn!

 

Practice Interview Day

Friday, April 19, 12pm-4pm (30-45 minutes each), Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Come practice commonly asked interview questions and get active feedback on your communication style, professionalism, and more. interviewing skills, get feedback from experienced professionals and career coaches.

Apr 18
Spring Career & Internship Expo PREVIEW & TOUR! 11:15 a.m.

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes look at how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression...
Spring Career & Internship Expo PREVIEW & TOUR!
April 18
11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes look at how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers. Bring a friend! want to learn more about the big expo 4/18 from noon to 4pm? click here! 

The University Career Center gives a special thanks to Enterprise Holdings, and Sherwin Williams for sponsoring all of our Spring Career Readiness Week events and workshops! And additional support of the Spring Expo from American International Forest Products

Apr 18
Spring Career & Internship Expo: Get Curious! noon

Why YOU should come to this Expo... You're curious about your future. Explore different career paths and job roles across industries. EXPOse yourself to unique...
Spring Career & Internship Expo: Get Curious!
April 18
noon
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

Why YOU should come to this Expo...

You're curious about your future. Explore different career paths and job roles across industries. EXPOse yourself to unique career pathways that can use your career readiness skills and passions to make an impact in the world. You want to make connections. These organizations LOVE to hire Ducks and want to help you find your career fit. You might even meet UO alumni recruiting for them at the expo. Ask a recruiter what career readiness skills you can be building now to make you a top candidate in the present or future (and add them to your Linkedin network for future connections!). You want to find a job, internship, year of service, volunteer opportunity, and more! If you're actively job searching, have your resume ready to hand out and a short and sweet synopsis about yourself and your professional interests ready to go! If you're just exploring options, collect contact info, do some additional research, and do an informational interview to learn more before you apply. You want to build your confidence! Practice asking questions of employers AND sharing about who you are and what you're passionate about.  Every expo you attend and each time you approach a recruiter, you get more and more comfortable presenting yourself in a professional manner.

WHO'S COMING? Find your career fit with over 70+ employers comprised of private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military--ALL on campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities. Open to students from ALL majors, classifications, and identities. Every expo looks a little different so come each term to keep exploring and expanding your career opportunities!

WHAT NEXT? Register for the Expo on Handshake today to learn about all the companies coming, and positions of interest you can be researching. We'll also send you tips and advice for how to make the most of the expo, including Career Readiness Week workshops like our Resume Extravaganza so you can have a great resume to hand to potential employers!

The University Career Center gives a special thanks to Enterprise Holdings, and Sherwin Williams for sponsoring all of our Spring Career Readiness Week events and workshops! And additional support of the Spring Expo from American International Forest Products

For a full list of Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19) events and workshops, check out http://career.uoregon.edu/events

Apr 19
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice...
Spring Career Readiness Week (April 12–19)
April 12–19

Find daily ways to engage your career curiosity with workshops, local industry tours, alumni panels, casual career chats, the Career & Internship Expo (4/18), and Practice Interview Day (4/19) that will help you develop skills and connections on the road to career readiness. For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake. Why wait?! Stop by the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall-Garden Level ASAP to get drop-in resume reviews and other career guidance to make the most of your Career Readiness Week!

Special thanks to our Spring 2024 Career Readiness Week sponsors: Enterprise Holdings and Sherwin Williams 

 

FULL SCHEDULE

 

Resume Extravaganza (Drop-In Resume Reviews)

Tuesday, April 9, 11am-4pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Did you know you can have a career readiness coach or a peer coach review your resume before the Spring Career & Internship Expo? Drop-in any time to get feedback on your resume. Don’t have a resume? Come learn how to make one!

 

Curious about Job & Internship Search Strategies? (Workshop)

Wednesday, April 10, 11am-12pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Looking for a job or internship and need help getting started?! Learn how to utilize Handshake and networking strategies to find opportunities that align with your interests; and how to get university credit for an internship (UGST404).

 

Curious About Interviewing? (Workshop)

Friday, April 12, 10am-11am, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of interviewing and how to stand out as a candidate!

 

Black Business in Oregon: A Journey to Excellence Reception

Friday, April 12, 5pm-6:30pm, Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center

Meet Black alumni from different stages of their careers who will share experiences, insights, and success stories. Dinner and refreshments from Philyaw’s Cookout and Catering will be served. Space is limited, so register by April 9 to secure your spot!

 

Curious About the Spring Career & Internship Expo? (Virtual Info-Session)

Monday, April 15, 12pm-1pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Learn the ins and outs of navigating the in-person Career and Internship Expo, updating your Handshake profile, researching employers, and how to present yourself authentically during the Expo.

 

Peace Corps + RARE Panel

Monday, April 15, 3pm-4 pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

Serve at home or abroad. Join us for a panel discussion featuring representatives from the Peace Corps and UO's RARE AmeriCorps program to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain knowledge about the application processes for both programs.

 

Curious about Resumes? (Workshop)

Tuesday, April 16, 12pm-1pm, Tykeson 50P (UCC Conference Room)

Come learn about the basics of resume writing and have the opportunity to ask questions on formatting, structure, and bring your own resume for tailoring and more!

 

Your Future in Tech + Connect (Panel+Networking)

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-6:30pm, Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons        

4pm-5pm-Industry Insights Panel, followed by 5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping you get career ready for your future in Tech. Hear from a panel of industry leaders &/or participate in small group networking with tech employers to get advice on career-building opportunities and connections.

 

Industry Bites: Make it in Marketing!

Tuesday, April 16, 4pm-4:45pm, Lillis 440

Interested in exploring a career in marketing? Want to learn more about marketing industry from corporate to agency work, strategy, design, and campaigns? Join us for PIZZA, panel, and conversation with marketing leaders.

 

Ducks in Finance: Navigating the Corporate Financial Landscape

Tuesday, April 16, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Register in Handshake for Zoom link

Join the UO Alumni Association for an insightful journey into the world of corporate finance with our esteemed panel of alumni, each carving their paths to success.

 

Environmental Connect

Wednesday, April 17, 4pm-6pm, Crater Lake Rooms

Network with a variety of public agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses in a casual, fun “speed dating”-style event.  Over the course of the event, you’ll have a chance to meet a new employer every 10 minutes!

 

Spring Career & Internship Expo

Thursday, April 18, 12pm-4pm, EMU Ballrooms 

Get curious about your future and make connections with cool employers! Find your career fit with over 70+ employers comprised of private industry; public, educational, and non-profit organizations; local government, the federal government, law enforcement, and military--all on-campus and excited to share more with you about their organization and early career talent opportunities.  

First Career & Internship Expo? Or just a little nervous? Come early and get a low-stress, behind-the-scenes Expo Preview & Tour (11:15am-noon, EMU Ballrooms) and learn how to navigate the expo and make a good first impression with employers.   Take part in the Expo Scavenger Hunt to win prizes and have fun conversation starters with employers.   Bring your resume to impress employers!  Get a FREE Professional Headshot taken to add to your LinkedIn!

 

Practice Interview Day

Friday, April 19, 12pm-4pm (30-45 minutes each), Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons   

Come practice commonly asked interview questions and get active feedback on your communication style, professionalism, and more. interviewing skills, get feedback from experienced professionals and career coaches.

Apr 19
Training: Sales Essentials 9:00 a.m.

Whether you're contemplating a career in sales, embarking on your first professional role, or looking to improve your communication skills to establish trust with others, the...
Training: Sales Essentials
April 10–19
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Whether you're contemplating a career in sales, embarking on your first professional role, or looking to improve your communication skills to establish trust with others, the Sales Essentials Training program is your foundation for success. This is a two-part series occurring April 12 and 19 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. both days, with an anticipated 2 hours of additional independent work outside of the training. Participants who attend both days of this program and fulfill all requirements are eligible to earn a Sales Essentials microcredential from the Lundquist College of Business. Enrollment Deadline: April 10, 2024 During this 8-hour program, you will learn the art of relationship-based selling throughout the entire sales cycle from a seasoned professional. Through engaging activities, practical exercises, and interactive sessions, you'll not only refine your sales approach but also create an individual development plan for continuous improvement. Designed for participants across all majors and disciplines, our Sales Essentials Training Program offers invaluable insights and skills for aspiring sales professionals, future entrepreneurs, marketers, and business leaders. Why Participate?

Earn a Marketable Skills Microcredential: Enhance your resume and LinkedIn profile when you earn the Sales Essentials Microcredential from the Lundquist College of Business. Develop Core Sales Skills: Gain proficiency in relationship-based selling techniques across key areas essential for sales success, including prospecting, effective communication, overcoming objections, and closing the sale. Create an Individual Development Plan: Leave the program with a tailored development plan, reviewed by an industry expert, to showcase your self-awareness and commitment to continuously improve your sales skills.

This program isn't just about mastering sales techniques; It's an opportunity to develop a versatile skill set that includes effective communication, strategic thinking, and the ability to understand and meet customer needs—qualities that are invaluable in any career path. Enroll by April 10 to secure your spot!

Apr 19
Practice Interview Day Drop-In (12:00pm-4:00pm) noon

Real employers. Real conversations. Right here on campus. A practice interview helps you prepare for real-life interviews, which increases your chances of getting additional...
Practice Interview Day Drop-In (12:00pm-4:00pm)
April 19
noon
Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall 1st Floor Commons

Real employers. Real conversations. Right here on campus.

A practice interview helps you prepare for real-life interviews, which increases your chances of getting additional interviews and acquiring the job. It is also a great way to meet and network with professionals, which can lead to opportunities in the future. Anyone can participate in a practice interview and it’s fun to practice with people in different industries to see different styles of interviewing you might encounter in real life.

The UO Practice Interview Day is designed to help you acquire professional interview skills, get feedback from experienced professionals, and gain confidence. You will not be interviewing for a specific job at the company our volunteer works for. You will instead be practicing commonly asked interview questions and getting active feedback on your communication style, professionalism, and more.

Each practice interview will last ~30 minutes and you will get instant feedback from one of our professional interviewers.

Register in Handshake ahead of time to get tips and early access to the practice interview questions! Interviews are on a first-come, first-serve basis with multiple slots each half-hour. Set aside at least 30 minutes to participate. Drop-in and grab the next open time slot!

PARTICIPATING GUEST EMPLOYERS/ALUMNI COMING SOON!

Contact Tina Haynes (thaynes@uoregon.edu) at the University Career Center for any questions or accommodation requests.

This event is part of the 2024 Spring Career Readiness Week sponsored by the University Career Center, Enterprise Holdings, and Sherwin Williams. To learn more about all of the week's events visit http://career.uoregon.edu/events  

Apr 19
Training: Planning for Business Continuity During Power Outages, Cyber Attacks, Earthquakes, and the Unexpected noon

Join us for a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to effectively navigate business continuity...
Training: Planning for Business Continuity During Power Outages, Cyber Attacks, Earthquakes, and the Unexpected
April 12–May 3
noon
Lillis Business Complex 212

Join us for a comprehensive training program designed to equip participants with the essential knowledge and skills needed to effectively navigate business continuity planning. This is a two-part series occurring April 19 and May 3 with an anticipated 2 hours of additional independent work outside of the training. Participants who attend both days of this program and fulfill all requirements are eligible to earn a Business Continuity Essentials microcredential from the Lundquist College of Business. Enrollment Deadline: April 12 With the unpredictable nature of today’s business landscape, being prepared for unexpected disruptions is more critical than ever. Through a blend of interactive sessions, real-world case studies, simulation exercises, and expert-led discussions, participants will learn how to develop robust continuity plans, identify critical business functions, and gain practical insights into risk assessment and crisis management in the dynamic world of business! Whether you're aiming to enhance your resume or simply interested in gaining a deeper understanding of business continuity planning, this program is an excellent opportunity to develop marketable skills and earn a Business Continuity Essentials microcredential upon meeting all requirements. Enroll today to take the first step towards becoming a proactive and prepared business leader. About the Presenters:  Krista Dillon currently serves as the chief of staff and senior director of operations for Safety and Risk Services at the University of Oregon. In her role, she manages the Emergency Management and Continuity program as well as a number of interdepartmental teams including the Incident Management Team, Campus Vulnerability Assessment Team, and Behavioral Evaluation and Threat Assessment Team, and Demonstration Team. Ms. Dillon has held several roles within the Emergency Management program at the University of Oregon since 2004. Ms. Dillon is a former current chair of the International Association of Emergency Manager’s Universities and Colleges Caucus. Ms. Dillon serves as both an incident commander and a planning section chief on the University of Oregon’s Incident Management Team. Ms. Dillon has a master's in community and regional planning from the University of Oregon. Sierra Schlegelmann Administrative Program Assistant, Safety and Risk Services University of Oregon alumni ‘23, Bachelor of Science, Business Administration Jackie Kamstra, Global Business Continuity Director, MBA, CBCI, ARM, works for a global, fortune 500 corporation based in Oregon. University of Oregon alumni ‘08, Bachelor of Science, Public Relations. Enroll by the April 12th deadline to reserve your spot! 

Apr 24
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara – School of Medicine Info Session 10:00 a.m.

 UAG School of Medicine is the first medical school in Latin America to offer a US-style curriculum. At this information session, students will have the opportunity...
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara – School of Medicine Info Session
April 24
10:00–10:50 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Swindell's Room (230)

 UAG School of Medicine is the first medical school in Latin America to offer a US-style curriculum. At this information session, students will have the opportunity to learn more about UAG’s admissions process, curriculum, life on UAG campus and more!

 

Sponsored by Tykeson College & Career Pre-Health Advisors as part of the University Career Center's Health Grad & Career Expo, 4/24 11-2pm EMU Ballrooms 

Apr 24
Health Grad & Career Expo 11:00 a.m.

Want to learn more about graduate school or different types of part-time/full-time jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and careers in the health professions? The Health...
Health Grad & Career Expo
April 24
11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU) Ballroom

Want to learn more about graduate school or different types of part-time/full-time jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and careers in the health professions? The Health Grad & Career Expo is your chance to get curious about your present and future in healthcare! This expo is a mix of graduate schools, health-related businesses, non-profits, and government agencies excited to share more with you about their organization/program and early career talent and educational opportunities. Great for students exploring career paths as well as students ready to start applying for the year ahead. 

Register on Handshake today to learn about all the schools and organizations coming, positions of interest, and get tips and advice for how to make the most of the expo. 

For more information, visit the Unviersity Career Center in Tykeson-Garden Level to learn more about how the UCC supports students applying to grad school through career coaching and document reviews! Also check out our NEW online career exploration resources around Health & Scientific Discovery!

See more career events on the UO Events Calendar >

Log in to Handshake to Learn Which Employers are Attending Events