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9th Annual Get Connected: Pivot Your Career with Networking

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 5:30pm to 7:30pm

White Stag Block
70 NW Couch Street, Portland, OR 97209

The average worker will hold 13 jobs in a lifetime, and 80% of jobs are discovered through networking. Whether you are a graduate student, recent graduate or have decades of experience, you have the most powerful, helpful resource available to land your next job or to advance your career—your network.

Come prepared to challenge your misperceptions about networking: “People are too busy to help” or “You have to be an extrovert to network.” During this interactive session learn to strategically leverage and build your network in unexpected ways.

Stacey Lane is a career coach who helps individuals with unique backgrounds figure out where they fit, how to market themselves and find a career that’s as interesting as they are. She’s reinvented herself professionally a few times—including quitting her corporate job, selling her house, moving across the country, and starting a business in a city where she had only had a handful of contacts. Known for her candid career guidance, her advice has appeared in local and national publications. Find her at and she invites you to connect with her on LinkedIn:


5:30–6:15 p.m. Registration, check-in, and networking
6:15–7:30 p.m. Interactive program and Q & A

Registration: (includes 2 drink tickets and appetizers)

FREE for current UO students and 2017 UO graduates
$15 for UOAA members
$20 for nonmembers

Register online at or call the UOAA at 800-245-ALUM. Please register by Friday, October 6. Online registration will remain open the day of the event. Registrations received after October 6 will not include preprinted name tags. Walk-up registration is $20 for all.


For additional information, contact Linda Favero at or 503-412-3704.

Partners: Boly:Welch and the UOAA Duck Career Network       Sponsors: School of Law, School of Journalism and Communication, Applied Information Management, Oregon Executive MBA

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.