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Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Check out all of the Beyond KU events for 2017-2018.

Careers That Care


Careers that Care: October 24th, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m., Jayhawk Room: Kansas Union

Tuesday, October 24th
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union, Jayhawk Room

Having a career solving some of the biggest issues in the world is closer than you think. Join our Careers that Care panel discussion and informal Q & A networking session and learn how you can get involved in some of the most caring organizations in the world. Whether it’s helping low income students in the United States or teaching a small village how to farm new crops in Africa, Careers that Care can fuel your sense of adventure and spirit of philanthropy no matter your background. 

Refreshments will be provided.

Panelists:

  • Aaron Griffin, City Year
  • Andrew Locke, Teach for America
  • Andrew Stuart, Kansas City Teacher Residency
  • April Matthews, Peace Corps
  • Linda Brandenburger, Americorps

Covert Careers

Tuesday, January 30th
​5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union, Mallott Room


Backstage Pass - Careers in Entertainment

Wednesday, March 7th
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union: Mallott Room


Past Event Information and Recordings

Hola, Bonjour, Ni Hao: Your Passport to a Global Career

This event was held on October 10th, 2017.

If you missed Your Passport to a Global Career, check out the Facebook Live broadcast!

Panelists:

  • Kevin Weingarten- Current Ph.D. student, previously Music Teacher in Budapesnt, Hungary, and Vietnam
  • Kris Schorno - Senior Client Relations Manager and Director of Operations, Aperian Global
  • Kelly Scholz - Clinical Operations Study Team Lead, Pfizer
  • Tiffany Learned - International First Year Experience and Programming Coordinator, International Student Services, KU

 


No Coding Required - Careers for Tech Lovers

This event was held on October 3rd, 2017.

Panelists:

  • Caleb Leiker, Design and Technical Recruiter, Amazon
  • Fur Finley, Head of Real Estate Partnerships, Google Fiber
  • Kyle Rabe, Software Systems Engineer, ScriptPro
  • Grant Horst, US Business Development and Strategy, Apple
  • Anna-Therese Fowler, Multimedia Designer, Cerner
  • ​Brian Rosenblum, Director at the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, KU

If you missed No Coding Required, check out the Facebook Live broadcast and/or the social media story including more information about the panelists!


Careers in Beer

This event was held on September 12, 2017.

Panelists

Educator: Kyle Hopkins, Tours and Rec Ambassador, Boulevard Brewing Company

Entrepreneur: Matt Williams, President/Co-Founder, Lawrence Beer Company

Chemist: Victoria Gunderson, Assistant Brewer, 23rd Street Brewery

Businessman: Trent Glass, VP of Operations, Standard Beverage

Manager: Brad Scott, Director of Logistics and Operations, Free State Brewing Company

If you missed Careers in Beer, check out the Facebook Live broadcast and/or the social media story including behind the scenes interviews and photos from the breweries!


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Events, Workshops, & Info Sessions
  1. Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Kansas Union: Jayhawk Room

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