Willamette University, Students at the Mill Stream

Alumni events: seven-city receptions and webinars approach

Seven Cities, One Night: alumni receptions, Oct. 18, 2010

Join Willamette alumni from your area at an informal networking, getting-to-know-you reception. There are a lot of Willamette grads near you — how many do you know?

Local alumni and/or Office of Alumni Relations staff members will be hosting the receptions at each location.

To RSVP for a reception near you, visit the event information page. An RSVP is appreciated but not required. There is no charge for alumni to attend these events, and additional guests can come along for $10. Each reception includes appetizers and first beverages.

This year's cities and venues:

San Francisco

Americano at Hotel Vitale
8 Mission St.

Portland

Rogue Ales Public House
1339 NW Flanders St.

Boise

Bardenay Restaurant and Distillery
610 Grove St.

New York City

Bar Se7en 5ive at the Andaz Wall Street
75 Wall St at Pearl St.

Washington, D.C.

La Tasca
722 7th St. NW

Seattle

Fado Irish Pub, Cottage Room
801 1st Ave.

Los Angeles

Lola's
945 N Fairfax Ave.

Questions? Contact us at alumni@willamette.edu or 503-375-5304.


Career Network webinars return for the fall

Following last year's successful run of career-related webinars, the Career Network is ready to start the next round. Topics covered this fall will be similar to last year:

Sept. 13: How I Got My First Job After WU

Young alumni share the strategies they used to land their first job, with and without "direct" experience.

Sept. 20: How to Read a Job Description

Are you focusing on the right things in your resume and cover letter? A guest expert will share common mistakes, and how to avoid them, when trying to stand out as a candidate.

Sept. 27: Job Search 2.0

A return of last year's popular topic, this webinar will cover social media and the job search.

Oct. 4: Student to Professional

Young alumni and employers share their suggestions on how to make a good first impression, what to do to get ahead, unwritten rules of the workplace, pitfalls to avoid and how to stand out as a young professional.

All webinars occur at 6 p.m. PST. More information and registration on the events webpage.