Virtual Career Workshop Sponsored by the LER Alumni Board

Thursday, October 29, 2020
7:00 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Virtual Career Workshop Sponsored by the LER Alumni Board

The School of Labor and Employment Relations will sponsor a Virtual Student/Alumni Career Workshop on Thursday, October 29, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. LER alumni working in a range of careers will speak about career options and strategies. You will have the chance to interact in small groups with alumni to get to know everyone and further discuss different career options.

This is an incredible opportunity for LER/LHR majors and HRER graduate students to meet highly successful alumni and learn more about the different career paths available. It is an ideal occasion to practice your networking skills and get answers from practitioners to questions you might have, including:

  • What is the difference between working as a human resource generalist and a human resource specialist?
  • What is involved in working as a consultant?
  • Can I work in government with a degree from the School of LER?
  • How important is it to do an internship?
  • Do unions hire School of LER graduates and what kind of work would I do for a union?
  • Do I need to get a master’s degree to have a successful career in our field?
  • Is law school a good option for LER/LHR majors?

Invited Alumni Speakers:

  • Human Resources Director, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • International Human Resources Development Consultant, Global Solutions, Inc.
  • Human Capital Analyst, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Regional VP, United Food and Commercial Workers Union
  • Human Resources Officer, PNC Corporation
  • Office Director, U.S. Department of Labor
  • Labor and Employment Law Attorney, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak, & Stewart


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