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Career Panel & Networking Reception for Alumni
UW Tower

Social media is an invaluable part of the job-search process. Potential employers use sites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn to research candidates, and job-seekers use the sites to learn about employers and make valuable connections.

Join the UW Alumni Association and the Career Center on July 17 for the latest events in our Summer Career Series — a panel discussion, Using Social Media to Accelerate Your Job Search, and a networking reception. The panelists will discuss how to advance your job search by using social media effectively and positioning yourself as a qualified candidate.

Following the panel, join us for a networking reception with employee representatives from these great companies:

  • Amazon
  • Nordstrom
  • Denny Mountain Media
  • AIS Inc.
  • Crowley Maritime Corporation
  • Lake Partners Consultants
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • University of Washington Advancement

Career Panel: 5:30-7 p.m.

Cost: $5 UWAA Members/$7 Non-Members

Networking Reception: 7-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $7 UWAA Members/$10 Non-Members

Please note that space at the networking reception is very limited and pre-registration is required. You must be a UW alum or a member of the UWAA to attend.

Panelist biographies

Berry ZimmermanBerry Zimmerman, founder and CEO of BizEnrich, is building a community of independent business experts who serve executives with expert professional services. His entrepreneurial spirit and passion for people sets the tone for everything he does. Prior to launching BizEnrich, Berry co-owned Whitecap North America, a marketing, design and promotion firm. Berry holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education from Seattle Pacific University, and has studied international trade and technology management. He lives in Bellevue with his wife, where they enjoy waterskiing and boating.

Paul Balcerak Paul Balcerak has been studying social media and building campaigns since 2008. In his role as social media strategist at Curator, he handles clients' day-to-day content and helps conceive and execute strategic campaigns. Find out more by reading his blog, finding him on Facebook or following him on Twitter.

Kelly ClayKelly Clay, '06, is the digital communications strategist for HasOffers, the industry's leading solution for tracking performance advertising across the web and mobile. She also covers emerging technology and social media trends for Forbes.com and contributes industry analysis for VentureBeat. When not online, Kelly can be found enjoying happy hours and hiking with friends.

Dana Manciagli Dana Manciagli is an author, blogger, keynote speaker, career coach, and global career expert. She is the author of the book Cut the Crap, Get a Job! Dana has worked in global sales and marketing roles with Fortune 500 corporations such as Microsoft and Kodak. She was named a top "Women of Influence" in Seattle and is on the Worldwide Board of Junior Achievement. She received her MBA at the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Arizona. Dana speaks Spanish, has two grown boys, and loves to golf and travel the world.


UW Career Center

Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
UW Tower
4333 Brooklyn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98195
United States

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