Events

The Center for Career and Calling hosts events to help you discover your calling and flourish during your time at SPU and beyond. For past events, see the Events Archive.
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Black History Month Speaker Series - Mara Cardenas, King County Government

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

In celebration of Black History Month, each week we are featuring a Black business owner or employer to talk to you about their journey! They are eager to share their stories of success and the racial issues they have encountered. This week meet Mara Cardenas, Acting Diversity and Inclusion Manager of King County Government.

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Black History Month Speaker Series - Lewis Rudd, CEO of Ezell's Chicken

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

In celebration of Black History Money, each week of February we will have one Black employer and/or business owner on campus to interact with you. They are eager to share about their journey of success and the racial issues they have encountered. This week meet Lewis Rudd, CEO of Ezell's Chicken.

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Black History Month Speaker Series - Alex Brooks and Chris Bailey

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

For our final Black History Month speakers we have Alex Brooks, founder of Entreprov (IT business) and Chris Bailey, owner of MindSeekers, LLC (staffing company). Don't miss this opportunity to connect and learn about their journey!

POSSIBLE Employer Meet-up

Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 3 p.m.–4 p.m.

Meet SPU Alum and CEO of the Americas, Martha Hiefield. Learn about POSSIBLE and the dynamic digital agency they are.

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Costco Career Trek

Thursday, February 28, 2019, 3 p.m.–4:30 p.m.

Come see Costco's headquarters in Issaquah, meet SPU alumni and learn about the current internship and career opportunities they have for you! Added bonus, there's plenty of free parking. :)

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Boeing Career Trek

Thursday, April 4, 2019, 1:30 p.m.–4 p.m.

Join us for SPU's exclusive tour at Boeing! The tour will begin at the Future of Flight (FoF) building, and then go out to the factory to see all of the major production lines from the viewing balconies. After the tour, we will have a panel featuring our SPU alums from various departments. Group size is limited to 50 people, registration required. This tour will take place in Everett at the Boeing plant.

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Business & Government Mega Meet-up

Wednesday, April 10, 2019, 2:30 p.m.–5 p.m.

Mark your calendar for the 2019 Business & Government Mega Meet-up.  This casual gathering of employers is part career fair, part networking event. You will meet professionals (many are SPU alumns) in these fields, learn about the work they do, and possibly find a job or internship.  A list of employers will be available at the send of winter quarter.

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