Beyond KU

2020 Fall Events

Beyond KU: Careers in Politics

11/17/20 at 3PM

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Careers in Politics hopes to demonstrate how you can take your passion for politics and translate that into a career! This is now a virtual event.

Join us live:

Panelists:

  • Mandy Snodgrass – Current Dole Institute Student Advisory Board Coordinator and campaign manager for Rep. Willie Dove
  • Christina Ostmeyer – Communications Director, Kansas Appleseed
  • Emily Depew – Current KU Law student, former Dole Institute Student Advisory Board Coordinator
  • Ananda Bhatia – Legislative Correspondent for Rep. Seth Moulton
  • Paige Harding – President of College Republicans

 


 

Past Events

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Check out all of the Beyond KU events from the past few years.

Beyond KU: Exploring the World of Science & Research

10/7/20 at 3PM

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Exploring the World of Science & Research hopes to demonstrate how you can take your passion for science and translate that into a career! This is now a virtual event.

Join us live on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/user/kucareer

Panelists:

  • Samantha Hartin – Children’s Mercy, Research Assistant
  • Gentry Fowler – KCAS, Analyst II
  • Roxie Burger – PRA Health, Flow Cytometry Lab Analyst II
  • Justine Sparr – WuXi Oncology, Senior Clinical Project Specialist
  • Laura Hines – Evergy, Environmental Consultant

Missed the event? View the live stream!


Beyond KU: Entering a Job Search in a Recession

9/23/20 at 10:00 AM

We know that times can be tough--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Entering a Job Search in a Recession hopes to demonstrate how you can take your first steps into the job market even when there may not be many options! This is now a virtual event.

Join us live on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/user/kucareer

Panelists:

  • Jackie Baker – Senior Director of Member Relations, NonProfit Connect
  • Jacques’ Hassen – Director of Human Relations, Starlight Theatre
  • Dulces Hernandez – Talent Acquisition Recruiter, Hunter Hamilton Professional Resources
  • Carolyn Messick – Human Resources Manager, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Meredith Wiggins – Associate Director of Career Services, University of Kansas School of Law

Missed the event? View the live stream!


Beyond KU: Mental Health & Wellness

9/16/20 at 9:30 AM

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Mental Health & Wellness hopes to demonstrate how you can take your interest in physical fitness, mental wellness, and helping others and translate that into a career! This is now a virtual event. 

Join us live on YouTube:  https://www.youtube.com/user/kucareer

Panelists:

  • Jessica Cooney – Client Services Coordinator, Just Food Lawrence
  • Jenny McKee – Program Manager, Watkins Health Center
  • Megan Murray – Dietician, University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Whitney Schneider – Personal Trainer, Schneider Fitness
  • Connor Wykoff – Therapist, Bert Nash Center

Missed the event? View the live stream!


Beyond KU | Social Justice

4/8/20

Do you have a passion for fairness and equity? Make your dream a reality! Beyond KU: Social Justice explores how to build a career out of activism and social change. Whether you have your eyes set on the nonprofit sector or you dream of holding public office, there are Jayhawks just like you who have done it. And so can you!

Panelists:

  • Jennifer Anada | Mayor of the City of Lawrence
  • Cristina Osmire | Communications and Digital Advocacy Director for Kansas Appleseed
  • Anna Long | Assistant Organizer for Justice Matters 
  • Lauren Bonts | Director for the ACLU of Kansas

Missed the event? View the live stream!


Beyond KU | Sports

8/28/18

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! What does a sales manager, recruiter, trainer, and photographer have in common? Sports.  Beyond KU | Sports hopes to enlighten your passion for the incredible industry of sports through a panel discussion and informal Q & A networking session.

Panelists:

  • Jeff Jacobsen | Staff Photographer, University of Kansas Athletics
  • Kent Weiser | Director of Athletics, Emporia State University
  • Jackie LaBarge | Events Coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs
  • David Tregemba | Director of Ticket Sales, KC Speedway
  • Mason Brightbill | Operations Coordinator, Sporting Fields + Athletics, Sporting KC

Missed the event? View the live stream!


Beyond KU | Healthy Lifestyle

10/9/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! What does a microbiologist, architect, nutritionist, and trainer have in common? Health. Beyond KU | Healthy Lifestyle hopes to enlighten your passion health and wellness by showcasing the variety of career options available to you.

Missed the event? View the live stream!


Beyond KU | Entrepreneurs

1/29/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Entrepreneurs hopes to enlighten your passion for working from you by bringing in a panel of expert entrepreneurs to talk about their experiences and advice.

Panelists:

  • Austin Barone, Just Play Solutions
  • Danny Caine, Raven Bookstore
  • Josh Funk, Earthwise Pet

Missed the event? View the live stream!


Beyond KU | Sustainability

4/9/18
5:30-7:00pm
Burge Union, Forum B

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Sustainability hopes to enlighten your passion for the environment by listening to and chatting with career professionals doing just that.

Beyond KU | Sustainability 4/9/18 5:30-7:00pm Burge Union, Forum B Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Beyond KU | Sustainability hopes to enlighten your passion for the environment by listening to and chatting with career professionals doing just that.

Missed the event? View the live stream!


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