Check out the alumni visiting campus this week through the Center for Career Advancement. Use these opportunities to meet and connect in person!
Unemployed to Silicon Valley with Alek Zherka ’19: 12 – 1 pm, ELC Gallery Theatre
Wednesday, February 12
Regardless of the degree you are pursuing, finding a way into a job after college can be a very daunting task. Alek Zherka ’19 spent the summer crafting a unique new way of successfully his first job in Silicon Valley.
Join Alex as he discusses his journey from student to unemployment to working at a Silicon Valley Biotech Startup, and how you could do something similar.
Alek was a BPIP intern in the summer 2018 studying ADHD from a neuroscience perspective in (he was a Neuroscience major) at the University of Copenhagen, extending his semester abroad there into the summer.
USAJobs & Federal Resume Workshop with Raj Thangavelu ’98: 3 – 4 pm, ACWS 213
Friday, February 14
Raj Thagavelu ’98, former Alumni Board member and Civil Service employee, will provide a hands-on workshop on how to use USAjobs.gov and how to build a federal resume.
Raj Thangavelu ’98, former member of the Alumni Board and current member of theBucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) Advisory Committee, is a longtime federal employee who works in the Washington metro area. He graduated from Bucknell with a B.A. in Politics and Economics and obtained his MPA from the University of Texas, Austin.