January 10, 2019

2019 Seattle Career Trek

Event Details

Date & Time

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


Department

Alumni Relations and Career & Professional Development


Location

The Renaissance Hotel, Seattle, WA


Event Type & Tags

  • Alumni
  • Careers & Outcomes
  • Student Life

About This Event

Join alumni, parents, friends, current students and Puget Sound area employers for the 2019 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 2019
When: Thursday, January 10th 
Where: The Renaissance Hotel, 515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104

Schedule: 

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 on Handshake 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.

  • Boeing
  • Microsoft
  • West Monroe Partners/Liberty Mutual
  • T-Mobile/Amazon
  • Alaska Airlines/Starbucks
  • Virginia Mason
  • Security Innovations/Pitchbook

Alumni Networking Dinner 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Madison Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel

Students will be have the opportunity to have conversations with alumni and employers in their career fields of interest over dinner. The event will feature updates from Seattle Chapter leadership as well as a keynote presentation by Andy (Andrea) Schneider, VP, People, Alaska Airlines.

 

Students interested in attending the Seattle Trek can register on Handshake.