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Connecting DU: Global/International Careers

Learn from wide array of alumni working in global and international careers and meet employers with a global focus as well. A short panel will be followed by rotating table discussions hearing from a variety of professionals in the industry.

Current Employers & Alumni Participants:
Boeing
Ciber
US Department of State
Deloitte Consulting – GPS Division
EF (Education First)
Hitachi
Focus Points Family Resource Center
Digital Aviation
Graebel
Peace Corps
Wells Fargo
World Denver
Cochlear Americas
GoSpotCheck

There will be refreshments! Please RSVP here so we can have an accurate headcount. Business casual dress.
4:15-4:30- Check In
4:30-5:05- Welcome/Panel Discussion & Q&A

Panelists
· Joey Ham, Vice President Global Marketing and Communicationsm, Grabel
· Gergana Kostadinova, Sr. Manager, Professional & Youth Exchange Programs, World Denver
· Stewart Devine, Diplomat in Residence, State Department
· Carrie Kufta, Global Head of Volunteer Engagement, Cochlear Americas

5:10-6:10- Rotating Table Discussions with Alumni
6:10-6:30- Open Networking

Interested in joining us, but not sure what to ask our alumni and employers? Here are some ideas:

  • What do you think is important to know for someone interested in a global career?
  • How did you become interested in your area of work?
  • What aspects of the job and/or the field are most challenging for you?
  • What do you find rewarding about your work?
  • What personal attributes do you think are essential to success in this field?
  • Which professional journals and organizations should I know about?
  • What experiences have you had that have been invaluable to getting to where you are today?
  • How did you get your job?
  • What motivates you to stay in this line of work?
  • If you could do it all over again, would you choose the same path for yourself? Why? What would you change?
  • Are there other organizations/people that you would suggest that I contact? May I use your name? (Important to ask so that your network continues to grow).

Other Information

For questions about this event, including accessibility concerns, please contact:

Mary Michael Hawkins

mhawkins@du.edu

303-871-4758

For more information, contact:
Mary Michael Hawkins
Career Center Contact
mhawkins@du.edu

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