Robust conversations and a new internship were all great outcomes from the Portland event held at the University Place Hotel. Brad McMurchie ’82 was inspiring with this “Just dive in” message and students alumni shared a variety of experience through the evening.
Event description: Alumni working at Oregon Institute of Technology, PECI, City of Portland and more meeting with students in Portland, a high-demand locations for jobs and internships. This event is aimed at networking and building a bridge to the professional world together.
Why Network? : Networking is important. It’s estimated that fewer than 8% of jobs are secured through internet search only, while 64% are secured when the candidates utilize networking. For more information about the importance of networking and a helpful how-to guide, take a look at the SEC’s Networking Tips page.
Couldn’t Make It? : We get it, you’re busy. Be sure to take a look at the Portland Hub Page for information about internships, employers, upcoming events, and more.