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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 [...]

2020-10-26T14:31:34-06:00October 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 [...]

2020-10-07T10:31:29-06:00October 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 [...]

2020-08-21T14:10:38-06:00August 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, [...]

2020-08-10T13:21:03-06:00August 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 [...]

2020-07-20T13:28:21-06:00July 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 [...]

2020-07-20T13:28:39-06:00July 17th, 2020|

HEROic actions by student save life of Syracuse man

It's not called Utah HERO for nothing! While working on the Utah Health & Economic Recovery Outreach (HERO) project on June 1, 2020 in Syracuse, Utah, University of Utah student Ethan Edwards encountered an unconscious adult male who was not breathing. Ethan sprung into action, immediately performing CPR on the man until an ambulance crew arrived at the scene.  Because of Ethan’s heroic actions, [...]

2020-07-15T13:46:02-06:00July 15th, 2020|

Now hiring! Join us for the Doers Hired Career Fair

Business Career Services is happy to report that Utah companies are hiring! And they want to connect you with a range of potential candidates from the Eccles School. Are you a freshman beginning to explore future careers? A sophomore or junior seeking internships experience? Or a senior, grad student, or alum ready to interview for full-time positions today? There’s something for you at the [...]

2020-07-10T11:58:28-06:00July 10th, 2020|

Resiliency becomes major theme of Doers Hired Summer Camp

Let’s face it, job searching is always a little overwhelming. Whether you just graduated from college or are looking to start a new job or career path, it can be stressful to constantly be on the job lookout. And, it adds another layer of stress when the economy takes a downturn, and job posts and industries begin to shrink. But in times of higher [...]

2020-07-08T14:59:14-06:00July 8th, 2020|

How Cotopaxi created a brand to support its mission

Outdoor gear company, Cotopaxi, is best-known for its brightly colored products and annual Questival scavenger hunt, a social media sensation. But, there’s far more to the company than meets the eye. They HeyU podcast team got an inside look at how Cotopaxi integrates its values and mission into its overall operation and marketing in an interview with Director of Brand and Impact, Annie Agle. [...]

2020-08-04T17:55:46-06:00June 15th, 2020|