Landing Your Dream Job – Applying Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Job Search – Hosted by ISU WGS Program

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November 11, 2020, 4:00-5:00pm | Virtual Event

“Landing your Dream Job – Applying Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Job Search”

Wed., November 11, 2020  (4-5 p.m. CT)

ISU WGS Program Panel Discussion for Students in WGS and Related Programs

Do you wonder how you can find a job that relates to your women’s and gender studies degree or experience as an activist? In today’s world, many employers are seeking candidates who have the ability to thrive in a diverse workplace and contribute to practices that build on equity and inclusion.  

This panel of WGS alumnae, students, faculty, and career service staff will discuss how to bring knowledge and experiences gained in your WGS coursework, internships, field work, and more to your job search in today’s world. The discussion will address ways that you can highlight your background and passion to succeed in a job market and in your education where programs value diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We’ll cover how to use resources on campus to

  • prepare your resume
  • fine tune your interviewing skills with diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind;
  • leverage your experiences as activists and advocates; and
  • stay true to yourself and your values in pursuit of your dream job

Facilitator – Ann Oberhauser, Director, Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Panelists

Amanda Arp – PhD student in Rhetoric and Professional Communication  acarp@iastate.edu

Sandra Looft – Director, Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity rmlooft@iastate.edu

Rita Mookerjee – WGS Assist. Teaching Prof.  rmookerj@iastate.edu

Taren Reker – Assoc. Director, LAS Career Services taren@iastate.edu

Maggie Roby – Manager at Cargill, Kansas city – WGS alum Maggie_Roby@cargill.com

Aiden Wigda – Team leader, SBC Global Consulting, WGS alumn   swigda@sbcglobal.net

Coordinator – Kim Hope, WGS Program Specialist  khope@iastate.edu

REGISTER HERE: https://iastate.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_t6on0hHuR4a1b9ARW47Rnw

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