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Career Development Days

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Career Development Days is a three day event that combines a series of employer information sessions and professional development workshops.

CoF students will have the opportunity to hear from a number of employers who represent a variety of industry and agencies in the fields of forest products, forestry, forest engineering, natural resources and recreation management.

Workshops covering topics such as communication skills, leadership, organization, and post-OSU career services will be presented by employers and campus partners.

A networking lunch will be available for students and employers to connect. 

Career Development Days is open to CoF students from all majors, faculty and staff who want to connect with industry and agency representatives who are interested in hiring CoF students for seasonal, permanent and internship positions. 

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

9:00 a.m. - Employer Information Session: Timber Products Company, John Underwood, Human Resources Manager

10:00 a.m. - Workshop: What Are Employers Really Looking in Your Interview? - Sean Hart, Area Manager, Georgia Pacific 

11:00 a.m. - Employer Information Session: US Forest Service, Jeanna Ramos, Equal Employment Specialist

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: Networking Lunch open to students, employers, presenters, CoF faculty and staff (MU 207)

1:30 p.m. - Workshop: Problem-solving and Creative Solutions in the Workplace - Fred Pfund, Forester, Starker Forests

2:30 p.m. - Employer Information Session: Oregon Parks & Recreation, Jennifer Godfrey, Park Naturalist Interpreter, Detriot Lake State Park

3:30 p.m. - Workshop: Building Your Career From the Ground Up -  Todd Payne, President & CEO, Seneca Jones (Seneca Family of Companies


Wednesday, April 18, 2018

9:00 a.m. - Employer Information Session: Brooks Tree Farm, Kathy LeCompte, Owner 

10:00 a.m. - Workshop:  Effective Communications Skills in the Workplace -  Inka Bajandas, Public Outreach Manager, Oregon Forest Resources Institute

11:00 a.m. - Employer Information Session: AKS Engineering, Bruce Baldwin, Engineering Technician & Arborist

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: Networking Lunch open to students, presenters, CoF faculty and staff (MU 207)

1:30 p.m. - Workshop: Beyond OSU: How OSU Can Help Your Post-graduation Employment Search & Career -  Yuliya Dennis, OSU Alumni Association and Britt Hoskins, OSU Career Development Center 

2:30 p.m. - Employer Information Session: Green Diamond Resource Company, Laura Baltadonis, Senior Human Resources Business Partner 

3:30 p.m. -  Workshop: Successful Collaboration in the Workplace - Melissa Yamamoto, Assistant Director of Leadership Development, OSU Student Leadership and Involvement 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Workshop:  Everything You Need to Know About Social Media and Your Career -  Jenna Riccolo, OSU Career Development Center

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: Networking Lunch open to students, presenters, CoF faculty and staff - Mini Resource Fair including representatives from the OSU Alumni Association, OSU Career Development Center, OSU Academic Success Center, and CoF Continuing Education  (MU 207)

1:30 p.m. - Workshop:  Staying Organized & Maintaining Flexibility to Adapt to a Changing Environment -  Valerie Johnson, CEO and co-owner, DR Johnson


**All Employer Information Sessions will be held in MU 206. All professional development workshops will be held in MU 208.  

Memorial Union (campus map)
206, 207, 208
Brooke Harrington
1 541 737 1593
brooke.harrington at oregonstate.edu
College of Forestry Adm
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