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Oct. 29 Career Day: Expert Panels, Internship & Employment Opportunities, Networking, and More


An all-day event throughout the LIM College campus featuring professionals from Versace, Saks, W Magazine, Jonathan Adler, Refinery 29 and other leading companies

A full day and evening of career-building activities are on tap for LIM College students and alumni at the College's Fall 2013 Career Day on Tuesday, October 29.

In addition to the traditional employment networking and internship fairs, a series of specialized panel discussions, featuring professionals from leading companies, will be held throughout the day.

Panel Schedule

Exploring Careers in Home Fashion
8:45 - 9:30 a.m. at the Residence Hall
-Keith George, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Gilt, Men's and Home
-Ashley Fothergill, President of Gracious Home
-Ryan Dziadul, Public Relations Manager at Jonathan Adler

Exploring Careers in Event Planning
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. at the Residence Hall
-Courtney Dolan, Former Director of PR at W Magazine
-Sasha A. Tcherevkoff, Chief Executive Officer, New York Natives
-Claudia Hanlin, Owner, Claudia Hanlin’s Wedding Library and Contributing Editor, Martha Stewart Weddings

Navigating the U.S. Job Market (for International Students)
11:00 - 11:45 a.m. in Maxwell Hall - Room 4582
-Frankie Solorzano, Coordinator of International Student Services, LIM College
-Christina Acocella Bianchini, Human Resources Director, Versace USA, Inc.
-Representative from from 24 Seven, Inc.

E-tailing & M-tailing
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in FashionOpolis
-Jessica Novak, Marketing Analytics Manager, Refinery 29
-Iris Chin, Director, Corporate Strategy Group, Saks Direct/Saks.com
-Emily LaCivita, Director of Ecommerce, Rebecca Minkoff
-Jessica Marshall, Senior Manager, Fashion Team, Fab.com

Career Day Events

Breakfast at the Residence Hall
8:30 a.m.

Bottomless Closet Mentoring Info. Session (juniors)
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. in FashionOpolis

Out of Region Info. Session
(for students who want to complete credited internships outside of the NY Metro area)
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. in FashionOpolis

Limited Brands Merchant-in-Training Program 
Info. session - applications will be accepted (seniors)
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Maxwell Hall - 2nd floor

Ross Stores Executive Summer Buying Internship
Info. Session - applications will be accepted
12:00 - 12:45 p.m. Maxwell Hall - 2nd floor

Networking Fair (for students and alumni seeking employment)
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Maxwell Hall Student Center

Internship Fair
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Maxwell Hall - 3rd floor

Social & Networking Happy Hour (for graduate students and alumni)
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the Maxwell Hall Student Center

Social & Networking Happy Hour (alumni only)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Maxwell Hall Student Center


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