Summer Skill-Up

This series will provide UM alumni inspiration, motivation, and tangible advice from alumni experts in various fields of work.


Career Positivity during Challenging Times

Maintaining a positive attitude is critical for career success. Mental health professionals will provide guidance on managing stress, pivoting as needed, and handling rejection in the job search during the pandemic.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 5:00 pm EDT
Virtual Event

Lessons Learned from the Great Recession

This final session will feature a panel of successful UM graduates from the last recession. They will share their stories of how they navigated the job search, took risks, and stayed motivated during a challenging time.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020, at 5:00 pm EDT
Virtual Event

Past Webinars

June 24, 2020

The Recruiting Landscape

Featuring: Bill Fisse, Managing Director & Global Head of Talent and Diversity, Citi and Christine Cruzvergara, VP Higher Education & Student Success, Handshake
Moderated by: Christian Garcia, Associate Dean & Executive Director, Toppel Career Center
This Summer Skill-Up session addressed the current state of recruiting amid COVID-19 and examined what the future holds. Get advice from the experts on staying competitive, preparing for remote hiring, and more.

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July 8, 2020

Gaining Experience, Skills, & Connections

Featuring: George Bahadue, B.B.A. '13, Tesla, Lionel Moise, B.S.C. '10, ABC News, Pallavi Pal, A.B. '12, IHS Markit
Moderated by: Wendy-Ann Dixon-Dubois, A.B. '06, United Way
Join a panel of UM alumni who are career-savvy and currently working in a variety of fields. The session will examine how you can keep up during this time by understanding skill-building, graduate school options, micro-internships, professional development/leadership opportunities, and making connections through Cane2Cane and LinkedIn.

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