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Oct 21
Onward Career Tours-Tech Edition 9:00 a.m.

Want to see what it's like to work for some of the most innovative tech companies in Oregon AND explore Eugene all at the same time?! Have we got a Friday morning (and FREE...
Onward Career Tours-Tech Edition
October 21
9:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Matthew Knight Arena Box office area (Meet near the Duck statue)

Want to see what it's like to work for some of the most innovative tech companies in Oregon AND explore Eugene all at the same time?! Have we got a Friday morning (and FREE LUNCH!) for you! Hop on the bus and let’s go explore! Students will have the opportunity to tour THREE local companies (COMING SOON!) passionate about creating innovative solutions for complex problems, and helping YOU learn more about all the different types of job functions needed to keep this growing industry booming. They are excited to introduce you to careers and internships at their companies, meet alumni and leaders, and show off some of their innovations in action! This event is FREE, open to all majors, and bring a friend! Register on Handshake to save your spot! Our last tour had a waitlist, so sign up today!

OUTLINE OF TOUR: Lane Transit District (LTD) will pick up students in front of Matthew Knight Arena Box Office at 9 am in one of their brand-new electric buses to take you around Eugene to three stops all focused on sustainable transportation. The stops are: COMING SOON! While at the stops, you'll get an opportunity to tour their facilities as well as meet with leaders in the field. We'll have FREE lunch while we chat at the 3rd stop. The bus will then return to Matthew Knight Arena no later than 2 pm to drop everyone off.

WHO’S INVITED? Open to ALL students of all majors with an interest in learning more about local tech businesses and the variety of careers that support the industry. This is a great way to explore your future and practice having networking conversations with industry leaders before you interview for related jobs in the future! Also open to faculty, staff, and advisors as well, email Holly Tate (Job and Internship Developer for Eugene/Springfield at UO Career Center) htate@uoregon.edu to learn more about how your participation can support students' career readiness!

This Career Tour is part of Fall Career Readiness Week (October 21-28) sponsored by the University Career Center. For a full list of workshops, career tours, networking events, resume reviews, alumni panels, and more, visit career.uoregon.edu/events or register for events in Handshake.

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