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Check out the latest Hey U episode featuring Collective Health

In their most recent episode, the Hey U Podcast team interviews Jennifer Jacobs-Munson, vice president of member services and Utah site lead at Collective Health. The interview revolves around the complexities of a decades-old healthcare system and what companies like Collective Health are doing to both streamline and simplify healthcare administration. As college students begin the search for full-time careers after graduation, the [...]

2020-12-14T11:59:12-07:00December 14th, 2020|

AMA Panel: Utah offers great outdoor industry careers

On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, the American Marketing Association (AMA) at the University of Utah hosted an Outdoor Industry Marketing Panel. The AMA event highlighted professionals in the outdoor industry, who gave some great insights into the work that they do, as well as some advice to students interested in outdoor industry careers. The panel featured two women who have a passion for [...]

2020-11-24T10:09:01-07:00November 30th, 2020|

Findings show female youth voters show up to cast their ballots

Originally published on Nov. 4, 2020 at www.wliut.com. Since 2014, youth voter turnout has been the most rapidly changing segment of eligible voting population participation rates, especially among young women. Voter turnout among 18- to 29-year-olds jumped from 20% in 2014 to 36% in 2018. This was the largest percentage point increase for any age group – a 79% increase. This swift increase [...]

2020-11-19T10:37:57-07:00November 19th, 2020|

TEK Company Profiles: Sundance Institute and Health Catalyst

Last month, the Business Career Services (BCS) at the David Eccles School of Business hosted a career fair to give students insight into several companies that are currently hiring for jobs and internships. I had the privilege of attending the presentations and Q&A sessions of two companies: Sundance Institute and Health Catalyst. Sundance Institute is a nonprofit that works with up-and-coming film creators [...]

2020-11-06T17:43:00-07:00November 6th, 2020|

Creating your own career: Women in entrepreneurship

The Women in Entrepreneurship Alumnae Panel brought together creative minds from across the University of Utah to share their experiences as real-world entrepreneurs. Participants included Camryn Polansky of the Lassonde Founders student group; Juliana Duran, small-business owner and entrepreneur; Anne Bastien, Program Director at Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute; Justin Kahn, Instructor in the Master of Business Creation program at the David Eccles School of [...]

2020-10-26T14:31:34-07:00October 27th, 2020|

Careers at Maverik: The adventure of a lifetime

The Gear-Up: Operations and Supply Chain Online Career Fair brought in companies from around Utah, with employment opportunities throughout the U.S. At a time where jobs seem a little harder to come by, it was exciting to see so many companies attending college recruiting events and actively hiring. Among the companies represented, Maverik hosted a few sessions that gave valuable insight into what [...]

2020-10-07T10:31:29-07:00October 7th, 2020|

New Hey U Episode! Northwestern Mutual: How to set yourself apart

In their most recent episode, the Hey U Podcast team had the opportunity to sit down with two representatives from Northwestern Mutual: Todd Grabner, managing partner at the firm, and Jared Shumway, director of internship development. Grabner and Shumway gave some valuable practical advice, speaking about topics such as financial planning, development of skills, and overall insight for students looking to get a [...]

2020-08-21T14:10:38-07:00August 21st, 2020|

Techtronic Industries: Growing and Hiring Amidst a Global Pandemic

Milwaukee, Dirt Devil, and Ryobi are all well-known brands of the not-so-well-known Techtronic Industries or TTI Group. Tracy Brown, Salt Lake Regional Manager for TTI, spoke at the Doers Hired Summer Career Fair hosted by Business Career Services (BCS). This event sought to connect students with potential careers and internships. She led an insightful info session generating interest in the areas of sales, [...]

2020-08-10T13:21:03-07:00August 7th, 2020|

Doers Hired Summer Camp – Lessons from taking the Adventure Challenge

Business Career Services recently hosted the Doers Hired Summer Camp. This event featured both live and recorded career prep sessions containing tools and insights from our career coaches to help students land their dream jobs. The Adventure Challenge, an interactive session from Career Coaches Melissa Kraft and Suzy Shurtliff featured CliftonStrengths. This online talent assessment tool uncovers themes that explain how you most [...]

2020-07-20T13:28:21-07:00July 20th, 2020|

Doers Hired – Best practices for working at home

The Doers Hired Summer Camp hosted by Business Career Services in June was the first of its kind. This virtual event "focused on helping you thrive in the new normal" brought together students, staff, and faculty through relevant and impactful breakout sessions on conquering the virtual work environment.  One of the breakout rooms was titled "Best Practices for Working at Home." This is [...]

2020-07-20T13:28:39-07:00July 17th, 2020|