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Your Future in Tech + Connect (Industry Panel + Networking Night)

Tuesday, April 16 at 4:00pm to 6:30pm

Willie and Donald Tykeson Hall, 1st Floor Commons
1030 E 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97403

The United States has the largest tech market in the world (1/3 of a $5 TRILLION industry!) and overall employment in computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations in the next decade! (learn more) The future of the technology industry is so much more than just artificial intelligence and social media platforms. About 377,500 competitive openings are projected each year in the U.S.A. in these highly skilled roles—are you up for the challenge?  

Join us for a special industry-connection night dedicated to helping YOU get career ready for your future in Tech. Come to either or both events—Learn something new and meet employers and alumni you can add to your network! 

 

4-5pm Industry Insights Panel 

Hear from alumni, industry leaders, and experts about their career journeys, the future of the industry, and how you can be developing the career readiness skills, technical skills, and connections today to thrive in your future in Tech. 

PANELISTS

*Matt Sayre, Director of External Relations for UO School of Computer and Data Sciences (Panel Moderator) 
*David Teach, Network Engineer at Amazon AWS
*Robin Mayall, Chief Information Officer (CIO) at City of Eugene
*Paul Pindel, Senior Architect at F5

 

5:15-6:30pm Connect with Tech Employers 

Grab a snack & rotate through casual small group chats with alumni, professionals, and employers to learn more about their companies, career paths, and get advice about how to find career-building opportunities and connections for your future in Tech.   

COMPANIES 
*New Relic (Data for Engineers) 
*Pipeworks (Game Design)
*SheerID (Identity Management)  
*Elm Street Technology (Software for Real Estate) 
*SentinelOne (Cybersecurity) 
*Twenty Ideas (Software) 
*Nulia (SaaS Enablement) 
and more to come! 

 

Both events are open to all majors and academic years. Snacks provided. Casual Dress.  
No RSVP is required. Bring your friends! 

Sponsored by the University Career Center and the School of Computer and Data Sciences as part of Spring Career Readiness Week 2024. 

 

 

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