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Focused Fridays sharpen. explore. aspire.

Notice: Due to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus, all in-person events have been postponed or cancelled. Our primary concern is for the safety of the entire USU community.

What are Focused Fridays?

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.

Friday, April 3rd

10:30 - Virtual Alumni Panel: How COVID-19 is Affecting Industry

10:30 am - 11:15 am | YouTube Live Stream
Hear Aggie alumni in various industries address how COVID-19 is affecting their work, how their companies are adapting, and how you can be prepared to succeed as an employee or intern in this new environment.

Watch the recorded discussion.

Panel Members:
Ethan Dursteler - Government Affairs and Public Policy Coordinator, NFL
Theresa Foxley – CEO of Economic Development Corporation of Utah
Dustin Jones – Co-Founder of Unified Commerce Group
Eddie Norton – Director of Finance, White Field Capital

Friday, April 10th

10:30 - Virtual Alumni Panel: Meet Companies Who Are Hiring When Others Are Not

10:30 am - 11:15 am | YouTube Live Stream
Join us for our 2nd virtual Focused Friday! We will discuss how companies are managing hiring employees as a result of the current employment conditions. This discussion will be live streamed on the Huntsman YouTube Channel.

Panel Members:
Reed Buchanan, University Relations Senior Manager at Melaleuca
Ruby Parkin Earl, Senior Manager, Sales Development at Lucidchart
Patrick Sammon, Talent Acquisition Business Partner at Keyence
Arjun Sathya, Manager at Equity Methods
Ryan Smith, Senior Collegiate Talent Acquisition Advisor at Paycom