Life after College Week

Monday, Jan. 23 - Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

Life after College 2017

Whether you’re a freshman just finding your way in college or a senior on the verge of graduation, Life After College Week will give you insights and skills for the road ahead.

FREE leather portfolio for attending 3 or more workshops!

NEW THIS YEAR -  Game cards with chances to win prizes!

Life after College Week at a glance:

Monday, January 23

12:30 - 1:20p
Stories, Wit and Wisdom - SPU Voices on Vocation SPU Panel - Dr. Dan Martin, Dr. Brian Bantum,
Dr. Debbie Pope, Dr. Rod Stiling and Dr. Brad Murg

3:00 - 4:00p
How to Act Like a Professional
Demaray 150 Presented by Arden Clise, President, Clise Etiquette

4:30 - 5:30p
Get Hired! Tips and Tricks from an Insider Demaray 150 Presented by Steven Matly, CEO/Founder, SM Diversity

Tuesday, January 24

11:10 - 12:00p
Chapel - Finding Your Home Team
First Free Methodist Church Presented by Kelsey Rorem

12:00 - 12:45p
Is Graduate School for You?
Bertona 4 Presented by Catherine Basl, University of Washington Career Center

1:00 - 1:50p
Manage Your Money
Bertona 4 Presented by Roderick Givens, Certified Financial Planner, Rainier View Advisers

1:50-2:50p SFS Help Desk Bertona lobby Get your financial aid questions answered.

2:00 - 4:00p SPU Grad School Open House Eaton Lobby

3:00 - 4:00p Ask for What You're Worth - Why Salary Negotiation Matters
Eaton 112 Presented by Lydia Frank, VP of Content Strategy, PayScale

4:30 - 5:30p
Should I Take a Gap Year After College?
Eaton 112 SPU Alumni Panel - Brittany Carlson, Melissa Dehler,
Trang Le, and Jazzmine Oshitoye

7:30 - 9:00p

"Beer Goggles" to Blackouts, "the Munchies" to Memory Problems:
The Science of Alcohol and Marijuana

Upper Gwinn  
Presented by Jason Kilmer, PhD, University of Washington 
Sponsored by the SPU Wellness Initiative

Wednesday, January 25

LinkedIn Photo Booth

Demaray Hall lobby  
Presented by SPU's Peer Career Advisors

12:30 - 1:20p Master the Job Search 
Demaray 150
Presented by Elizabeth Atcheson, Career Coach, Blue Bridge Career Coaching

1:30 - 2:50p
LinkedIn Photo Booth

Demaray Hall Lobby Presented by SPU's Peer Career Advisors

3:00 - 4:00p
Building Your Professional Network Can it be Easy and Fun?
Demaray 150 Presented by Anh Nguyen, VP of Customer Success, KORU

4:30 - 5:30p
Build a Better World - Explore Green Careers
Demaray 150 Professional Panel
Kevin Wilhelm, CEO, Sustainable Business Consulting
Amity Lumper, Co- President and Director of Recycling, Cascadia Consulting Group
Andy Wolverton, CFO & Director of Fund Management, Green Canopy Homes
Dre Anderson, Community Engagement Manager, Forterra

Thursday, January 26

11:10a - 12:00p  How to BE Who You Were Meant to Be
Demaray 150 Presented by Philip Jacobs, President and Founder,Rebel Firm, Rap Artist, and Author

3:00 - 4:00p
Land the Job Before You Speak - Dress for Success

Demaray 150 Presented by Dr. Raedene Copeland, SPU Professor of Clothing & Textiles

4:30 - 5:30p
How to Make a Good First Impression (in 7 minutes or less)
Emerson Lounge "Speed Networking" with over thirty employers

Friday, January 27

11:15a - 12:15p  Are You Linked In?
Demaray 150 Presented by Donnie Owens, Recruiter, MOD Pizza

12:30 - 1:20p
KEYNOTE: Find Purpose in Your Work
Demaray 150 Presented by Aaron Hurst, Imperative, Author of The Purpose Economy

1:30 - 2:20p
Becoming an SPU Alum
Cremona 103 Presented by Miranda Clausen, Alumni Center

2:45 - 4:45p 
Pick up your leather portfolio*
SPU Alumni Center  
25 West Nickerson (Walls Advancement Center)

* Must show booklet with at least three stamps to receive.

Life after College Week is sponsored by the Center for Career and Calling, the SPU SERVE Program and the Office of Alumni Relations.

Posted: Friday, December 16, 2016