Beyond KU

Take your passion and make it your purpose--no matter your major! Check out all of the Beyond KU events for 2017-2018.


No Coding Required - Careers for Tech Lovers

Tuesday, October 3rd
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union, English Room

Love technology but don’t know a thing about coding? Join us for No Coding Required: Careers for Tech Lovers and see how a career in tech might not be as farfetched as you think. Careers for Tech Lovers brings together a panel discussion and informal Q & A networking session surrounding conversation about a career in the tech industry for the nontechnical. Refreshments will be provided.

Panelists:

  • 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

Careers That Care

Tuesday, October 24th
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union, Jayhawk Room


Covert Careers

Tuesday, January 30th
​5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union, Mallott Room


Backstage Pass - Careers in Entertainment

Wednesday, March 7th
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Kansas Union: Mallott Room


Careers in Beer

This event was held on September 12, 2017.

Panelists

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!



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Events, Workshops, & Info Sessions
  1. Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
    Haworth Hall, Room 2023
  2. Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Alumni Center: Bruckmiller Room
  3. Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Kansas Union: English Room

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