Oct. 28 Career Day: Expert Panels, Internship & Employment Opportunities, Networking, and More

A full day of career-building activities are on tap for LIM College students and alumni at the College's Fall 2014 Career Day on Tuesday, October 28.

In addition to the traditional employment networking and internship fair (from 1-4 p.m. in Maxell Hall), a series of specialized panel discussions featuring professionals from leading companies will be held throughout the day.

Panel Schedule
Colorful Careers in Cosmetics

8:30 - 9:15 a.m. at the Residence Hall
*Shanna Weinblatt - Global Digital Marketing Manager for the Aramis & Designer Fragrances, Estee Lauder Company
*Jessie Buchanan - Social Media Manager, Boots Retail U.S.A.
*Sheena Ghura - Marketing Manager, Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare

Find Your Path in Public Relations
9:30 - 10:15 a.m. at the Residence Hall
*Ashley Lauren Barton - Senior Account Executive, 5W Public Relations
*Laura Lapitino - Senior Manager of Public Relations, Elie Tahari
*Mariah Ortiz - Public Relations Assistant, Tractenberg & Co.

Expand Your Horizons: Interning Outside of the NYC Area and Abroad
9:45 - 10:15 a.m. in The Townhouse - Room 5344

Making a Difference: Careers in Corporate Social Responsibility
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. in The Townhouse, Room 5344
*Cyndy Stevens - Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Ann Inc.
*Jennifer Gootman - Director of Social Consciousness & Innovation, West Elm
*Molly Minton - Social Compliance Analyst, Hudson's Bay Company
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Devon Leahy - Director of Sustainability, Etsy

Concept to Fruition: How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in FashionOpolis
Featuring a keynote speech by Marci Weisler, Co-Founder of SWSI Media. Attendees will also have the chance to network with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and other industry professionals.

Information Sessions
Get Involved: Girls on the Run and LuMESH

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. in the Fifth Avenue building
On the Run is a youth development program that works with girls in the third through eighth grades.
*Alison Hausner - Executive Director, Girls on the Run
*LuCamarena Meshulam - Owner, LuMESH

Find the Job of Your Dreams: WWD Careers Info. Sessions
11:30 a.m. AND 12:20 p.m. in Maxwell Hall, Room 4583
Learn how to reach top fashion and retail employers by uploading your resume to WWDCAREERS.COM, as well as how to search for jobs and create custom alerts.

L Brands Summer Internship Info. Session
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in the lounge at 5th Avenue
Open to sophomores and juniors

Ross Stores Summer Internship Info. Session
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. in the lounge at 5th Avenue
Open to sophomores and juniors

Navigating the U.S. Job Market: An Information Session for International Students
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. in Maxwell Hall, Room 4582
*Christina Bianchini - Vice President of Human Resources, Versace USA
*Hillary Ephraim - Manager of Business Development, Solomon Page Fashion & Beauty - Solomon Page Group
*Frankie Solórzano - Coordinator of International Student Services, LIM College

 

Career Fair
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Maxwell Hall
Network with LIM College's industry partners about possible full-time entry level positions, as well as internship opportunities for the spring and summer of 2015.