Focused Fridays

sharpen. explore. aspire.

Fridays at the Huntsman School are dedicated to accelerating careers, whether through workshops on resume writing and interview prep, or listening to professionals from different industries discuss career opportunities, or the chance to rub elbows with executives through our unique Leadership Forum series.

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Check out our past Focused Friday activities to watch recorded presentations and workshops!

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Friday, October 22, 2021

Leadership Forum: Young Alumni Mentors

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Perry Pavilion, Huntsman Hall
Learn how to build an effective mentor relationship in this interactive workshop with the Huntsman School's new Young Alumni Board. The Young Alumni Board is all about connecting our most accomplished and dedicated young alumni to current students. Learn more about the board, including who our Young Alumni Board members are. Please RSVP to attend.

Backpack to Briefcase: Articulating Your Skills to Employers

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | Huntsman YouTube Channel
Don't think you have the skills for a certain job? It might be more about knowing and communicating your current skills. Megan Murphy, the Director of Sales at Forethought, will show how her experience pursuing an industry unrelated to her major and degree was possible by articulating her skills effectively.

Meghan Murphy

Friday, October 29, 2021

Leadership Forum: Indra Nooyi

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. | Eccles Conference Center Auditorium
Indra Nooyi is the former CEO and Chairwoman of the Board of PepsiCo. She has consistently ranked among the world's 100 most powerful women. In 2014, she was ranked at number 13 on the Forbes list of The World's 100 Most Powerful Women and was ranked the 2nd most powerful woman on the Fortune list in 2015. She currently serves on the boards of Amazon and the International Cricket Council.

Indra Nooyi

Friday, November 5, 2021

Leadership Forum: Sam and Kacie Malouf

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. | Perry Pavilion, Huntsman Hall
Join us to hear Aggie Alums, Sam and Kacie Malouf, share their incredible story of founding a global manufacturing and retail business while fueling their passion to help others through the Malouf Foundation.

Sam and Kacie Malouf

Backpack to Briefcase: Managing Multiple Job Offers

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. | YouTube Livestream
You’ve submitted your applications and completed a handful of interviews - now the job offers are rolling in! But what do you do with multiple job offers? This is new territory for many, so come learn how to manage this predicament from USU Alum Mark Erickson, CPA and Partner at Tanner LLC. Mark has played a key role in increasing the firm from approximately 25 personnel to over 150. Don’t go into this scenario unprepared!

Mark Erickson

Friday, November 12, 2021

Leadership Forum: Mia Love

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Perry Pavilion, Huntsman Hall
Join us for a conversation with former United States Congresswoman Mia Love, and Huntsman School Associate Dean Dave Patel, for a conversation about leadership in business, politics, and public service.

Mia Love