Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Check out all of the Beyond KU events for 2017-2018.
Tuesday, January 30th
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union, Malott Room
It’s no secret most of us are obsessed with the undercover, classified work of the federal government. Check out Covert Careers to learn how you can turn your TV obsession into a career reality. This panel discussion and informal Q & A networking session hosts experts in a variety of disciplines within covert careers. Refreshments will be provided.
- Pat Dowden, Lead Program Manager, Defense Intelligence Agency
- Dylan Passinese, Former Undercover Officer, KCK Police Department
- David Hutchings, Associate Director, Kansas Bureau of Investigations
- Craig Beam, Chief Deputy US Marshal, United States Marshals Service
Check back soon for an updated list of panelists!
Wednesday, March 7th
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union: Mallott Room
Love the entertainment industry but hate the spotlight? We have the careers for you at Backstage Pass: Careers in Entertainment! From an accountant to a lighting designer, Backstage Pass: Careers in Entertainment hopes to enlighten your passion for showbiz through a panel discussion and informal Q & A networking session. Refreshments will be provided.
Check back soon for an updated list of panelist!
Past Event Information and Recordings
This event was held on October 24th, 2017.
- Aaron Griffin, City Year
- Andrew Locke, Teach for America
- Andrew Stuart, Kansas City Teacher Residency
- April Matthews, Peace Corps
- Linda Brandenburger, Americorps
If you missed Careers That Care, check out the Facebook Live broadcast!
This event was held on October 10th, 2017.
If you missed Your Passport to a Global Career, check out the Facebook Live broadcast and/or the social media story including more information about the panelists!
No Coding Required - Careers for Tech Lovers
This event was held on October 3rd, 2017.
- Caleb Leiker, Design and Technical Recruiter, Amazon
- Fur Finley, Head of Real Estate Partnerships, Google Fiber
- Kyle Rabe, Software Systems Engineer, ScriptPro
- Grant Horst, US Business Development and Strategy, Apple
- Anna-Therese Fowler, Multimedia Designer, Cerner
- Brian Rosenblum, Director at the Institute for Digital Research in the Humanities, KU
If you missed No Coding Required, check out the Facebook Live broadcast and/or the social media story including more information about the panelists!
Careers in Beer
This event was held on September 12, 2017.
Educator: Kyle Hopkins, Tours and Rec Ambassador, Boulevard Brewing Company
Entrepreneur: Matt Williams, President/Co-Founder, Lawrence Beer Company
Chemist: Victoria Gunderson, Assistant Brewer, 23rd Street Brewery
Businessman: Trent Glass, VP of Operations, Standard Beverage
Manager: Brad Scott, Director of Logistics and Operations, Free State Brewing Company
If you missed Careers in Beer, check out the Facebook Live broadcast and/or the social media story including behind the scenes interviews and photos from the breweries!