January 09, 2020

2020 Seattle Career Trek

Event Details

Date & Time

Thursday, Jan 09, 2020 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

Register here

About This Event

Join alumni, parents, friends, current students and Puget Sound area employers for the 2020 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.

Schedule

Career Fair

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Renaissance Hotel - Courtyard Ballroom, Banquet Level

Representatives from 50 area employers will be on hand to discuss available opportunities and career development tools.

Lunch with Career Fair Employers

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Renaissance Hotel – Compass Room, 3rd Floor

Students will have the opportunity for additional networking over lunch with the employers.

Corporate Excursions

Afternoon

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
  • Chinook Capital Advisors & Costco Corporate
  • T-Mobile & Amazon
  • Paccar & Alaska Airlines
  • Liberty Mutual & West Monroe Partners
  • Tableau & SAP Concur
  • Theater Excursion Track, pending

Alumni Networking Dinner

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Renaissance Hotel – Courtyard Ballroom, Banquet Level

Keynote address by Alumna Angela Jones, J.D. ('16), CEO, Washington Stem 

Students will 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 Seattle Chapter leadership and a keynote.


Students: Register for the Treks by logging on to Handshake, clicking on "Events", in the menu bar on the left and selecting "2020 Portland Trek" and/or "2020 Seattle Trek". The $50 registration fee covers meals and programming for the day. Students are responsible for getting themselves to our Trek headquarters in each city and we provide bus transportation from Trek headquarters to the corporate excursion sites and back.
Alumni, Parents and Friends: Expand your professional network while sharing your career insights with Gonzaga students interested in jobs and internships in the Puget Sound area at the Seattle Trek Networking Dinner.