Do you want the opportunity to explore careers and talk to professionals in various industries? How about the chance to gain insider information and advice on how best to position yourself after graduation? All this is possible if you attend Speed Networking 2015!
Brent Park (Alumnus) - Experienced Associate @ Huron Consulting Group
Jill Schlueter-Kim (Alumna) - Council Director @ Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana
Bjarne Henderson - Director Human Resources & Labor Relations @ Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
Patrick Slattery (Alumnus) - Orr Fellow @ Orbis Education
Bryan Lubeck - Senior Enterprise Field Marketing Manager @ NetApp
Carl Simien (Alumnus) - Owner @ CGI Clothing & Designs, Inc.
Carol Schickel (Alumna) - Owner @ The Spiritual Life Center
Stan Pissarski - Managing Director @ Central States Manufacturing, Inc.
Charles Vander Stelt (Alumnus) - Financial Representative Western & Southern Life
David Tapia - Career Counselor @ US Army
Debbie J. Hollingsworth (Alumna) - Author/Poet, retired educator
Tracey McElree - VP, Account Planning & Branding, AC Incorporated
Deborah Tatum - Executive Director @ Catholic Foundation for Northwest Indiana
Dennis Wendt (Alumnus) - Customer Business Manager @ McCormick
Linda Newman (Alumna) - Financial Representative @ Primerica
Sarah Satkus- Senior Staffing Specialist @ Dwyer Instruments
Denitza Boudeva - Human Resources Manager @ CINTAS Corp.
Eric Zozzo - Chief of Innovation @ Zoseco
Gideon Litherland (Alumnus) - Postgraduate Fellow and Psychotherapist @ Chicago Counseling Associates
Judson Schmucker - Front Office Manager @ White Lodging
Kirsten Rex - Recruiter @ Speedway
Razz Jenkins (Alumnus & Past President of VUAA Board) - Actor/Recruiter @ Self Employed
Stephanie Daubek - Administrator @ Home Helpers
Timothy Bennett (Alumnus) - Account Executive @ Met Life
Troy Sandidge (Alumnus) - Global Marketing Communication Specialist @ Eastek International
Wende Burbridge - Director of Development @ Andrean High School
Dan Ormsby - Senior Human Resources Manager @ Dwyer Instruments
Brock Lloyd (Alumnus) - Financial Representative @ Edward Jones Investments
If you are not
familiar with Speed Networking, it is a tool now being utilized to help
professionals create intentional connections. Thus, you as a Valparaiso
University student can benefit from this unique opportunity. Specifically,
students have the opportunity to hone their networking and job search skills
and potential employers can get a "sneak peek" at you as a future
graduate and potential employee." This is all done in a fast paced and
Speed networking will allow you to:
Get advice and be mentored by employers
Connect with Valparaiso University Alums
Boost your confidence and allow you to learn from industry experts
Gain insider information and advice on how to position yourself for the future
Practice networking and relationship building skills
Most opportunities for employment are never posted and you will need networking skills to find out about job opportunities in the future. So, please come and enjoy this opportunity to meet alums and employers and gain information and advice on how best to position yourself after graduation. Employers are signing up daily to participate in Speed Networking and want to meet with students like you who want to learn more about careers and opportunities for the future. Read what the employers said about last years event!
Speed Networking Prep Session dates to be determined soon.