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Pepperdine Career Week 2019

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February 4–February 9, 2019


The 11th annual Pepperdine Career Week is open to all Pepperdine University students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends. The week features daily signature events for students preparing to make the transition from classroom to career and alumni seeking a competitive advantage in the workplace. Check out the list of events below, all programs are free to attend unless indicated. Visit the Pepperdine Career Services website for more resources.


Event Title Event Date Event Time Location Host School Registration

Going Green with Your Career: Putting Environmental Policy to Work

Join the School of Public Policy and the Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) student organization for a panel discussion on going GREEN with your career: cross-sector options for environmental policy leadership. The panel will feature SPP alumni: Mitchel Morrison of Envicom (MPP '11), Ben Suber of Schmitz & Associates (MPP '12), Jessica Thompson of the City of Malibu (MPP '15), and Jeremy Wolf of Senator Henry Stern's Office (MPP '17).

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Malibu Campus- Drescher SPP Room 175

School of Public Policy


The Future of Tech

Discover major/discipline relevant career tracks and learn about skill sets and strategies required to succeed in tech. Become familiar with the language, structures, and business strategies of the tech world. Learn about exciting new technologies and markets that are being created.

Featured Guest & Industries:
Doug Lorenzon - VR/AR, Entrepreneurship
Dr. Danielle Jenkins - Leadership, WiSTEM
Stuart Mathews - Data, Cybersecurity, AI
Quinn Taber - Social Impact, VR
Zayi Reyes - Blockchain

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

5:30 PM Reception

6:00 PM- 7:30 PM

Malibu Campus Seaver College Registration 

Insider Tips on Networking

No matter what career you pursue, networking will be a key component of your job search and professional development. Come join our discussion on the advantages of networking and how to get started. Practical tips on identifying contacts and maintaining relationships will be provided. We look forward to seeing you! 

 Thursday, February 7, 2019  12:45 PM - 1:30 PM  Malibu Campus, Drescher SOL Classroom B  School of Law  Registration 

Career Night in the Arts 

Don't know what to do after college?

The Art History Student Society has got your back! We're hosting a panel discussion to bring speakers to share their experience and expertise with you! Ask questions, seek advice, and learn what it takes to become an art critic, museum professional, or whatever art-related profession your heart desires!

Not an art or art history major? Don't worry! All majors are welcome for this fun and educational event!

After the panel discussion, there will be time to interact with the speakers over hors d'oeuvres!

Panelists include:
Christopher Knight: Los Angeles Times art critic
Willeke Wendrich: Joan Silsbee Chair of African Cultural Archaeology, Director of Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
Eric Bruehl: Manager of Docent Program, Education Department, Getty Museum
Clayton Campbell: Former Director of 18th Street Arts Center

 Thursday, February 7, 2019  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  Malibu Campus, Weisman Museum  Seaver College- Art History Student Society  Registration

#TheScholarlyWay: Diverse Pathways, Diverse Voices

Whether you're pursuing doctoral study or developing as a scholar, this program is for you. Gain exclusive insights from diverse academic voices on the following topics:

Publishing: From the Inside Out (#WriteIt)
Presenting at Conferences (#SpeakIt)
Applying to Doctoral Programs (#What'sUpDoc)
The Pathway to Professorship (#TheProf)
Finding Research, Grants & Fellowships (#ShowMeTheMoney)

Friday, February 8, 201,9

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Room 203 - West LA Campus

Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Hyundai Event 

Event details to follow 

Friday, February 8, 2019 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Irvine, California Graziadio Business School Contact for Registration

Executive Presence Event

Executive Presence has evolved as it seeks to align with the leadership style that our current landscape demands. It has grown to encompass a broader definition that includes many of the characteristics we have come to expect from our leaders. In this workshop led by Certified Leadership Coach Carolina Caro, we will explore what it means to embody Executive Presence in today's environment and how you can develop the necessary habits to succeed.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM West LA Campus/ LiveSteam Graziadio Business School