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Careers Beyond Academia: Info Session

November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This event will feature a 2015 ECL alum who was one of the first UNC graduates to be selected as the Lenovo Accelerated Sales Rotation Program and is currently an enterprise account executive at Nutanix (a software company in RTP) who will speak about
  • The surprising ways in which the ECL major prepares you for work outside academia
  • How to translate and market the skills you gain as an ECL major in your job search
  • “Things I know about the working world that I wish I’d known as an undergraduate”

PLUS:

  • How to use the UNC Alumni network on LinkedIn to find and connect with ECL Alums working in a range of careers including publishing, social entrepreneurship, non-profits, marketing and PR, law, public health and medicine.  
  • Advice about connecting up what you love about your major with career opportunities beyond academia
  • Information on UNC resources to help you explore career options & professional development opportunities outside of the classroom

 

WHEN? Thurs. Nov 14 5:30-7:00 (feel free to come as you are able–no worry if you need to arrive late or leave early)

WHERE? Greenlaw 318

Pizza, salad, cookies & drinks will be served!

 
Please RSVP here so Dr. Lithgow knows how much pizza to get 
or contact Dr. Hilary Lithgow at lithgow@email.unc.edu

Details

Date:
November 14, 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Venue

Greenlaw 318