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Cultural Career Network Series: Success Looks Like Me

Thursday, March 25th
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Event Description

Participate in virtual, professional and interactive group discussions with diverse Illinois State alumni to discover the success and challenges they experienced when transitioning from college to career. They’ll share about their undergraduate experiences while in college such internships and practical experiences, leadership roles, involvement activities, their first job(s) after graduation and how they landed them.

Gain insights into their major and careers while hearing candid insights about how alumni approached the job search, managed their interviews, and navigated a diverse workplace. You’ll have many opportunities to ask questions in chat breakout rooms.

Zoom link: https://illinoisstate.zoom.us/j/91047914835

Speakers include:

  • Claudia Chavez ’05 – Midwest deputy director, appointed by United States President Joe Biden
  • Nicolette Hampton ’20 – Diversity and communications coordinator for Chapman and Cutler LLP in Chicago
  • Jaylon Joyner ’18 – Health and wellness teacher/athletic trainer at Christ the King Jesuit College Prep School in Chicago
  • Ashley Shannon ’18 – Juris doctorate candidate at University of Illinois at Chicago John Marshall Law School
  • Gabriella Trevino ’18 – Community management and development director for Pathlight Home, a nonprofit organization in Florida

This session is one of two in the Cultural Career Network Series this spring. Isaac Hollis pictured in the photo will speak at Equal Identities held on April 8. Feel free to attend both sessions or just one.

If you will need special accommodations, please contact the event organizer.




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