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We explore how CHaSS Aggies use their degree to create meaningful careers, after graduating fro Utah State University. Our guest Professors interview former students to see what things made it from the classroom into the field.

We explore how CHaSS Aggies use their degree to create meaningful careers, after graduating fro Utah State University. Our guest Professors interview former students to see what things made it from the classroom into the field.

Location:

United States

Description:

We explore how CHaSS Aggies use their degree to create meaningful careers, after graduating fro Utah State University. Our guest Professors interview former students to see what things made it from the classroom into the field.

Twitter:

@chassusu

Language:

English

Contact:

435-797-1195


Episodes

Special Presentation - Careers in Banking

2/11/2021
Hear from different view points, within the field of banking, as CHaSS alumni talk through questions student have about building htier careers after college. Featuring: - Justin Barnes, Bank Secrecy Act Risk Analyst, Finwise Bank. - Megan Goettsche, Human Resource PArtner, Zions Bancorporation - Tabitha Perkins, VP of Business Development, Zions Bank

Duration:00:57:14

Importance of Flexibility | ft. Leigh Behunin

2/4/2021
Leigh Behunin has remembered to stay flexible as she's covered COVID's impact on her industry. As the Executive Director of Broadcast Services for FOX Sports, Leigh shared with us some useful information about what it's like to work in her industry and how CHaSS students can use their flexibility in a time of crisis.

Duration:00:51:49

Pre Law | ft. Ryan Peterson

1/28/2021
If you've ever considered going to law school or pursuing a career in the legal field, Ryan Petersen, the Senior Corporate Counsel and Labor Relations Manager for the Idaho National Laboratory, has some useful advice for you! Listen to this conversation about Ryan's career path and tips he has for you on your own journey.

Duration:00:56:56

Rev. Dr. Fatimah Salleh - Social Justice

12/15/2020
Alumni Lunch series Special Presentation: Rev. Dr. Fatimah Salleh recently shared her experiences following graduating from CHaSS and founding A Certain Work, an organization dedicated to educating on issues of faith, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Hear Fatimah’s inspiring talk about how the humanities align with social justice and see how one alum is making a difference in her industry.

Duration:00:57:52

Careers in Fundraising with Lindsay Nelson

12/6/2020
Many of our CHaSS JCOM Public Relations majors start out having no idea what the world of development is all about, but as alumna Lindsay Nelson told us, there's a successful career in fundraising that could be waiting for you. Don’t miss out on the advice she shares about cultivating relationships with donors during her conversation with Outreach Coordinator Andrea DeHann, CHaSS Career Coach Joseph Banks, and many other participants listening in live from home.

Duration:00:44:38

Alumni Lunch Digital Takeout | Perseverance in the Workplace with Ben Oyler

7/5/2020
Ben currently serves as the CEO for the Laboratory for Advanced Medicine and has held several executive positions with large corporations and startups alike. In this episode of the Alumni Lunch series, Ben talks about the skills needed to both stay and advance in your career. After all, it’s not just about finding that first job, it’s about keeping that dream job and achieving your career goals.

Duration:00:43:59

Digital Takeout: Andrea Sandry Jensen - Gaining a Mentor

6/28/2020
From skill-building to career growth, mentors play an important role in professional development. Alumna Andrea Sandry Jensen is grateful for the many great mentors she’s had in her life, and she shares her advice and experience in a conversation with Outreach Coordinator Andrea DeHaan and CHaSS Career Coach Joseph Banks. Jensen explains the many forms mentors take.

Duration:00:51:22

Digital Takeout: Ted Twinting - Perfecting your LinkedIn

6/21/2020
If you’ve ever been curious about how to perfect your LinkedIn page, alumnus Ted Twinting has some advice you need to hear. Ted currently works as the director of sales and marketing at McKinnon-Mulherin. Don’t miss out on this conversation filled with tips to help you master LinkedIn!

Duration:00:27:13

Digital Takeout: Zach Ames - Jobseeker Resiliency During a Downturn

6/14/2020
Zach Ames (BS Sociology, BS Economics) of Bloomberg's Regional Leadership & Talent team joined Outreach Coordinator Andrea DeHann and CHaSS Career Coach Joseph Banks to discuss jobseeker resiliency during an economic downturn. Hear Zach’s story of finding his way when he graduated in 2008 and learn from his experience working with Bloomberg internationally.

Duration:00:53:19

Digital Take out: Sam Jaggi - Covid-19's impact on employer recruitment

6/7/2020
Sam has spent the last year working at MarketStar as a Recruiter in the Talent Acquisition Department. His primary focus is working with account managers and sales representatives in their Ogden and Salt Lake offices. He joined Outreach Coordinator Andrea DeHann and CHaSS Career Coach Joseph Banks of USU Career Services to discuss how the current situation has impacted employer recruitment. Our CHaSS Events Intern, London Maynard, then led us through a Q&A with input from those who were...

Duration:00:34:32

Digital Take-Out: Paige Frame Working from Home

5/31/2020
As a CHaSS Trailheads special feature this summer we are sharing excerpts from our new digital event series Alumni Lunch Series: Digital Takeout where our students meet with our alumni in the professional field in video calls. This episode features Paige Frame. Working from home is not a recent change for alumna Paige Frame. As president of McKinnon-Mulherin, she’s an expert when it comes to working from a home office because she’s been doing it for years! Don’t miss out on the advice she...

Duration:00:43:45

Lexie and Lindsay Kite: Finding and working with your life's passion

3/9/2020
Lexie and Lindsay Kite, two sisters, graduated from USU with degrees in Journalism and in Communication Studies. During their time here they discovered a passion for the far reaching and negative impacts of focusing on self image especially for women. They later went on to create Beauty Refined, a series of blogs and speeches founded in research that brings light to why the focus on peoples looks are harmful to everyone. Both have also found themselves in careers as development officers....

Duration:00:33:36

Tobijah Tyler: Media Production - Figure out what you want to do, then do it

2/3/2020
Tobijah Tyler (BA in Liberal Arts) talks with Chris Garff , a teacher of media production in JCOM, about his path into the media world. As a freelancer he has had to gain resilience in the field of video production. Tobijah and Chris go in depth into what Tobijah's time at USU helped set him on his current path.

Duration:00:27:38

Communication Studies: The Power of Community for a Google Diversity Specialist

11/22/2019
Sheree Hagan (Communication Studies 2014) and Professor Jen Peeples talk about Sheree's time here on campus and how communication studies helped her break out of a shell. Sheree gives advice on what to prepare for after graduation with a focus on personal networks.

Duration:00:35:16

Social Work: Student to Professional to Service (ft. Alumni Analissa Blackham & Prof. Shannon Browne)

11/19/2019
Analissa Blackhman (Social Work 2010) and Prof. Shannon Browne talk through Analissa's path after graduating from Utah State University. Analissa gives insight into the similarities and differences she found working as a social work at a firm versus in the Peace Corps.

Duration:00:39:25