#60DaysofSummerConnections continues. Check out a small sample of the Alum Connections happening this week and visit the link in our bio to sign up. Meet Merin McDivitt, a writer and multimedia communicator based in Mexico City who specializes in education, culture, and travel writing. Merin (International Studies and Spanish '18) will talk about everything to do with pursuing a global career in writing and communications. She'll also speak to her time in Argentina and Peru, publishing travel and ecology-related works, as well her recent experience completing a Fulbright fellowship. She currently serves as a Communications Outreach Coordinator for COMEXUS, the Mexican Fulbright Commission. Connect with Emily Beister, a refugee officer for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), who'll be leading a conversation on the benefits of participating in post-grad service programs like AmeriCorps and the Peace Corps. Emily will also share insights on accessing entry-level roles in the civil service. . . . . . . . #60DaysofSummerConnections #LSAalums #LSAstudents #umichlsa #LSAopportunityhub
Together with the college and the whole nation, we commemorate this day. Click the link in our bio for an interview with Earl Lewis, Director of LSA's Center of Social Solutions, on the history of slavery and its impact today.
#60DaysofSummerConnections. This week's sessions: Lauren Glick is a fashion industry expert who's interned at illustrious publications like FLARE and SELF. Join Lauren for a conversation about pursuing work that is both viable and a passion point, and get a peek into this elusive industry. The communications and media grad will speak about her multidisciplinary experience working in fashion writing, advertising, and retail -- most notably her previous role as Director of Retail & Advertising at Polo Jeans Company and freelancing at VOGUE. Senior Vice President of Production at NBC Sports Group, Dan Steir, will focus on the impact COVID-19 has had on live sports production and how the sports world has adapted to meet consumer demands. This political science grad will also share his experience producing at SportsCenter, Outside The Lines, NFL Countdown, ESPN’s college basketball coverage, and the Super Bowl. Find out from Dan how to access entry level positions in sports media. Meet these alums and more during #60DaysofSummerConnections -- RSVP now via link in the bio. . . . . . . #LSAalum #LSAopportunityhub #LSAstudents #LiberalArts #umichlsa
In partnership with LSA alums and employers, we’re kicking off 60 Days of Summer Connections, an initiative with one goal in mind: creating abundant opportunities for students to connect with industry leaders and experienced professionals. From now until the end of July, hear directly from alums and employers through virtual Q&As, advice videos, and online stories. Click the link in our bio to RSVP for upcoming sessions being hosted with LSA's best and brightest. This week: sign up for a virtual Q&A with Brandon Grant (Psychology '16) who's currently serving as a Strategic Support Manager for the office of the CEO at Penn Medicine. Brandon will speak about his vocation in healthcare administration plus the internship opportunities, research programs and master’s degree (in public health administration) he leveraged that's made a considerable impact on his burgeoning career. Also -- Vineyard owner, Sonja Magdevski, will share her journey from political science and journalism major to winemaker and show students how to assess the viability of passion projects. RSVP for these virtual Q&As and many others! . . . . . #60DaysofSummerConnections #LSAalums #LSAstudents #umichlsa #LSAopportunityhub
In solidarity and service to the Black community, we stand with you.
When it comes to careers, alums are an extremely helpful source of information. They have a wealth of learnings to share, can be incredibly well connected, and most importantly — they’re committed to supporting LSA students any way they can. Through the link in the bio, sign up for May’s virtual alum connections to connect with a 🎞️ Hollywood film producer who's worked on blockbuster films like The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 & 2; a Teach for America corps member (Jenise Williams, featured above) who launched her career in social services and advocacy; and a lawyer with over two-decades of experience providing legal counsel to pharma and biotechnology companies. . . . . . . . . . . #lsaalums #lsastudents #LSA #umichlsa #HUB #LSAopportunityhub #LiberalArts #AlumniConnections
Whether or not you’ve connected with the Hub at a prior point, we’re here to support you as you navigate these challenging circumstances. Get answers to some of your most pressing questions as they relate to topics like spring and summer internship experiences, virtual internships, funding for those internships, academic credit for the Hub’s ALA courses, how to locate alums to connect with, and more. Click on link in bio to access COVID-19 resources that can help you pivot your career planning and professional development during this time. . . . . . . #LSAopportunityhub #lsastudents #studentresources #umichlsa
📣 Similar to a firm’s board of directors, Hub ambassadors have the power to influence the career initiatives and programs that are launched to over 18,000 LSA students like you = an opportunity to gain critical leadership experience. Other perks? Priority access to LSA alums and employer partners and a chance to cultivate community among other LSA students. See more benefits to serving on the Hub’s Student Advisory Team through the link in the bio and apply by this Friday (April 10) if interested 💻 . . . . . . . #LSAopportunityhub #LiberalArts #HUBambassadors #umichlsa #leadership
Hub coaches are remote-ready to support you while you’re actively making decisions about your next steps. Maybe you’re looking to spruce up application materials, or perhaps you're interested in connecting with LSA alums for real-time career advice — all these topics can be discussed through a one-on-one coaching appointment. Click the link in the bio and scroll down to one-on-one appointments to schedule a virtual or phone meeting. 👆 . . . . . . . . #lsastudents #LSAopportunityhub #umichlsa #careercoaching #LSA