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Events

During the 2020 Fall Quarter, the Waldron Student-Alumni Connections Program will be hosting all of it's programming in the virtual format. We will have alumni career panels and career treks with different organizations all on the Zoom platform. Check on this page periodically and keep an eye out for emails from the Waldron Connections Program Director, Cassie Petoskey (cassie.petoskey@northwestern.edu) for more information about upcoming events. We hope to see you virtually sometime soon!


Careers in the Environment

Are you interested in finding a job where you can make a living and help the environment? We will hear from recent graduates working in climate change, ecology and conservation, food and agricultural law and policy, and civic engagement through the environment.

Date: Tuesday, October 27th
Time: 2-3 p.m. CT
Location: Zoom
Registration will open soon!


Careers in Social Justice

Are you passionate about advocacy and activism? Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference in your community? Are you trying to weigh your options for working at a nonprofit after graduation? Hear from alumni working in civil rights, law, social impact, sexual health equity, and comprehensive sexuality education.

Date: Wednesday, October 28th
Time: 2-3 p.m. CT
Location: Zoom
Registration will open soon!


Arch Scholars Alumni Panel

Have you participated in an Arch Scholars program while at Northwestern? Hear from recent grads who were recently in your shoes! They will talk about how Arch Scholars helped them explore different career options along with share more about what they are doing in their careers today.

Date: Thursday, October 29th
Time: 3-4 p.m. CT
Location: Zoom
Registration will open soon!


Careers in Politics (Working for an Elected Official)

Hear from recent grads who are working for politicians. Find out how they landed their first role in politics after graduation and hear what they wish they knew when they were in your shoes!

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: Zoom
Registration will open soon!


Careers in Politics (Outside of Working for an Elected Official)

Hear from alumni working in political media, foreign affairs, and more as they talk about how they found their way into politics. Learn about the many options there are within the field of government, policy, and politics.

Date: Thursday, November 19th
Time: 3-4 p.m. CT
Location: Zoom
Registration will open soon!


Emerging Careers for Arts and Sciences Grads at Microsoft

Hear from alumni who graduated from Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences who are working at Microsoft. They will share how they found jobs at a tech company with an interdisciplinary background from NU.

Date: Tuesday, December 1st
Time: TBD
Location: Zoom
Registration will open soon!

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