Get Ready for Your (Global) Career

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Open to All Students
Location: Americas
Program Overview

Join the Global Career series remotely and learn how to make your career path become a reality. This free, non-credit program is your clear pathway from UO education to your future job. Bi-weekly activities include preparation for future international internships, engagement in professional development and career readiness activities, and participation in cross-cultural training. Build career connections with professionals in business, marketing, finance, advertising, public relations, health professions, public service, diplomacy, and international development. Activities take place every other Friday throughout winter term, beginning in week two. To attend, complete this quick registration form.

Winter term schedule:

Friday, January 15 at 10:00 a.m.
One Person's Experience in Global Trade and How You can Use that Information to Prepare for Your Global Career
Speaker: Roger Rutan, Marketing Professor

Some of the best lessons in global business career opportunities can come from local companies where international trade is an important part of their business.  What are the personal and professional traits that make for a successful employee at their company?  What should an applicant do to be better prepared to land a global business job?  How do you find these companies?


Friday, January 29 at 10:00 a.m. 
Nonprofits in SE Asia
Speaker: Dyana Mason, PPPM Associate Professor

Nonprofits deliver crucial services to individuals around the world – including clean water, education and health care. They also work to preserve historic sights, and conserve natural resources and the environment. You'll hear from Professor Dyana Mason about the role of nonprofits in Southeast Asia, and what students might want to consider if they are interested in working in that region, or around the world.


Friday, February 12 at 10:00 a.m.
Career Readiness: A Personal and Professional Journey
Speaker: Kelly Holland, Director of Institutional Relations, Global Experiences

Free CliftonStrengths Assessment and consultation will be provided to registered participants. Join us to discover your strengths, talents and leadership styles. We will send you the code to complete the 30-minute online CliftonStrengths before the consultation.


Friday, February 26 at 10:00 a.m.
Wine Marketing Management Program in Siena, Italy
Speaker: Roger Rutan, Marketing Professor

In this seminar you will learn about career opportunities in the wine business, both abroad and at home in the US., as well as some of the major challenges and opportunities facing every global business and the career opportunities that exist across industries.


Friday, March 12 at 10:00 a.m.
Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Speaker: Theresa Cuenca, UO Career Center

Learn how to craft Resumes and Cover Letters for a globally minded audience. To make the most of this workshop, please come prepared with a draft Resume and Cover Letter.  There will be time for you to elicit personalized feedback and guidance!


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