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January 11, 2018

2018 Gonzaga University Seattle Career Trek

Event Details

Date & Time

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 7:30 AM - 8:00 PM

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Alumni Relations


The Renaissance Hotel 515 Madison Street Seattle, WA 98104

Event Type & Tags

  • Alumni
  • Careers Outcomes


About This Event

Join alumni, parents, friends, current students and Puget Sound area employers for the 2018 Seattle Trek. This series of events is a great way to expand your professional network and help current Gonzaga students get established in the Seattle area.

Gonzaga University Seattle Trek 2018
When: Thursday, January 11th 
Where: The Renaissance Hotel, 515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104

Women Lead Seattle Breakfast 7:45 AM - 10:00 AM
Featuring Keynote Speaker, Sarah Coke, Global Internship, Lead at SAP/Concur
South Room of the Renaissance Hotel
Women Lead Seattle and Gonzaga’s Alumni Association present this Networking and Keynote Breakfast where students attending the Gonzaga University Trek will have an opportunity to be mentored by Gonzaga alumnae professionals working in the Puget Sound area. A keynote presentation will be followed by table discussion with alumnae table captains representing a variety of fields. The event opens with networking over a continental breakfast and is open to all students who are interested. 

Career Fair 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Madison Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel
Representatives from 50 area employers will be on hand to discuss available opportunities and career development tools. 
*Alumni seeking jobs are encouraged to attend the Career Fair.
*Alumni interested in representing their company at the Career Fair can register at and call 509-313-4021 for assistance.
Lunch with Career Fair Employers 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Maxwell’s Café, 2nd Floor of the Renaissance Hotel
Students will have the opportunity for additional networking over lunch with the employers. 

Corporate Excursions 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Students select one excursion track from the list below and will travel by charter bus with University to the companies and back to our evening events.
Starbucks & Amazon
Zillow & Liberty Mutual
Alaska Airlines & Paccar
Avvo & Expeditors 
Seattle Mariners

Dinner and Program 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Madison Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel
Featuring Keynote Speaker, Andy (Andrea) Schneider, VP, People, Alaska Airlines
Students will be seated with alumni and employers in their career fields of interest for a plated dinner and presentation. The event will Feature updates from Seattle Chapter leadership as well as a keynote presentation by Andy (Andrea) Schneider, VP, People, Alaska Airlines.