What is Food For Thought and Why Should I Come?
- Insight into a career field, organization or a specific job
- Reinforced assessment of your interests and needs
- Awareness of available internship and job opportunities
- Greater confidence in job and internship interview situations
- Industry contacts
- Free snacks
So show up, sit back, have a snack, and listen to an alum describe his or her career path and what it's like to work in that field today.
Below is the spring calendar of scheduled alumni by field. All Food For Thoughts are held in the career center conference room unless otherwise noted:
Thursday, February 7th, 3:30pm – Jonathan Steinberg ’99, Principal Research Data Analyst, Data Analysis and Research Technologies Educational Testing Service
Monday, February 18th, 12:00pm (noon) – David Swidler ’05, Financial Reporting Manager, Perry Capital
Wednesday, February 27th, 2:30pm – Julia B. Day ’74, Regional Director, New York State Division of Human Rights
Monday, March 4th, 5:00pm MELIORA 203 – Mark Zaid ’89, Learn how to Obtain a Security Clearance with the US Government
Tuesday, March 5th, noon – Eric Bettelheim ’72, Founder & Executive Chairman, Sustainable Forestry Management Ltd.
Monday, March 25th, 3:30 -Mark D. Gottsegen ’71, Director AMIEN, Inc.
Thursday, March 28th, 11-1:00pm – Maria Vanni ’90, ’97, Tour of Bausch & Lomb’s Rochester Facility
Wednesday, April 3rd, 12:30 Seth Baum, '03 Optics & Applied Math, Executive Director of the Global Catastrophic Risk Institute
POSTPONED UNTIL FALL Wednesday, April 10th, 2:00pm – Darice Bailer ’77, Children’s Author
Friday, April 12th, 1:45pm – Brad Hartman ’03, Networking, Interviewing and Resume Skills that will Impact your Career Seminar
Friday, April 12th, 3:00-5:00pm – Brad Hartman ’03, Understanding the Landscape of Career Options in Biotech & Pharmaceutical Companies Seminar
Thursday, April 18th, 3:00pm – Scott M. Birnbaum ’81, Operating Partner, Kohlberg & Company
Monday, April 22, time TBD – John Tanenbaum ’85, Principal, Castle Bay Management Services, LLC