January 08, 2019

2019 Portland Career Trek

Event Details

Date & Time

Tuesday, Jan 08, 2019 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM


Alumni Relations and Career & Professional Development


Multnomah Athletic Club & Nike World HQ

Event Type & Tags

  • Academics
  • Alumni
  • Careers & Outcomes
  • Student Life

About This Event

Join alumni, parents, friends, current students and Portland area employers for the 2019 Portland Trek. This series of events is a great way to expand your professional network and help current Gonzaga students get established in the Portland area.

Career Fair 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Multnomah Athletic Club - Ainsworth/Lownsdale Rooms
Representatives from approximately 30 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
Multnomah Athletic Club - Ballroom 
Students will have the opportunity for additional networking over lunch.

Corporate Excursions 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Students are assigned to one excursion track from the list below and travel by charter bus with University staff to the companies. Following the excursions, buses will bring students to NIKE for our evening event.

  • NIKE
  • HP & Intel
  • Adpearance & Logical Position
  • Craft Brew Alliance & Adidas
  • Keen Footwear & Cambia Health Systems

Dinner and Program 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Nike World HQ Tiger Woods Center – Bay Hill/Wollaston Rooms
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 a program with updates from Portland Chapter leadership and a keynote.

Students can register for the Portland Trek on Handshake.