Career Panel Sessions

The ABCs of Resumes, Interviewing, Internships & Professional Etiquette

Objective

To help student leaders learn how to create more effective resumes, perform better on interviews, discover specific lessons on professional etiquette within the professional arena, and to learn the importance of internships, how to get them, and how to turn an internship into a future career opportunity.

Professional Experts

Aida Aregaye, Customer Support Associate, Aerotek
Darlene Cohen, Senior Vice President of Human Resource Management
Janice Johnson, HR Strategist
Sheryl Bender, PHR, Senior HR Representative for the Port of Long Beach
Susana Alonso, Former Director of Human Resource at Miramax Films

How to Create a Million-Dollar Professional Brand

Objective

Learn how to create and build an effective brand for career leadership success.

Professional Experts

Eddy Millis, Marketing Expert, President of Invincible
Lynn Allen Jeter, President and CEO of Lynn Allen Jeter & Associates
Michael Ferrera, Clothing Designer and Author, Founder of Michael Ferrera Custom Clothing
Nikki Sias, Image Consultant and Stylist

How to Increase Your Professional NETWORTH with Effective Net-Working

Objective

Learn how to network effectively, build and manage solid relationships within their area of expertise, and use social media as a tool for their career leadership success.

Professional Experts

Brian Frankel, Managing Director and Founder of Mentor Matchmaker
Damona Hoffman, CEO of DatesandMates.com
Monesha Hobbs, Owner, WordPlay
Rebecca McQuigg Rigal, Director of Community and Culture at Maker City LA
Sahar Andrade, Diversity Consultant – Social Media Strategist at Sahar Consulting, LLC.

How to Stand Out as a Leader in a Diverse Environment

Objective

Learn how to better understand the unique differences within our diverse and global working environment to effectively lead and serve diverse groups of people.

Professional Experts

Alfredo Mendoza, Regional Director of Operations, Starbucks Coffee Company
Erica McNeil, Diversity Workforce Specialist, Nestlé USA
Jennifer Martin Cummings, Diversity & Engagement Strategist & Consultant
Monique Rodriguez, Consultant for Rose Bowl Events
Peter Fordos, Consultant in Global Talent Management & Leadership Development