WEEK 7: February 19-23

Thursday, February 22

6:00 pm

LaunchU Speaker Series - Corey Wright | Austin Hall 100
Corey Wright from Massif Games will discuss kickstarter campaigns and all the work that involves running and fulfilling them.
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Women in Leadership Speaker Series - Carina Buzo | Austin Hall 126
Carina Buzo from University Housing and Dining Services will discuss understanding others and how you can appreciate a person’s story without living it!
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Study Tables |  Austin Hall 216 (Math)  | Austin Hall 274 (Writing)
Come study for an hour with assistance from a Math or Writing tutor.   
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Friday, February 23

9:00 am

Merchandising Functions within Williams-Sonoma | Austin Hall 222
What do Merchandisers do?  Learn about merchandising operations at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., one of the Unites States’ largest e-commerce retailers with brands including Pottery Barn, West Elm, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and more. 

  • Michelle Hummel (VP, Global Merchandising, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.)

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10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Career Expo | Austin Hall Marketplace

  • Browzwear
  • Columbia Sportswear
  • Crate & Barrel
  • DC Fine Homes
  • Dillard's
  • Hanna Andersson
  • HL Stearns
  • Interface
  • Kohl's
  • Kroger
  • LUMA Lighting Designs
  • Mackenzie
  • Neil Kelly
  • Nike (Apparel and Merchandising Design Table)
  • Sherwin Williams
  • Target
  • Williams Sonoma
10:00 am

MBA Info Session | Austin Hall 226
Learn about the MBA program at OSU and if it is the right fit for you.
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Study Tables |  Austin Hall 216 (Math)  | Austin Hall 274 (Writing)
Come study for an hour with assistance from a Math or Writing tutor.   
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Jon Gehrs, President of Packaged Food Division at Pacific Foods | 2nd Floor Digital Commons | Meet-Up
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Liz Braund,  Head of Product at Outdoor Research | 2nd Floor Digital Commons | Meet-up
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Omnichannel Merchandising  | Austin Hall 222
Learn about the different dimensions of omnichannel merchandising at Williams-Sonoma, Inc., one of the Unites States’ largest e-commerce retailers with brands including Pottery Barn, West Elm, Williams Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and more. 

  • Michelle Hummel (VP, Global Merchandising, Williams-Sonoma, Inc.)

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Nike Direct – Entry Level Merchandising Careers & Interviewing I | Austin Hall 390
Nike is placing more focus on its direct-to-consumer business.  Learn about the types of entry-level positions Merchandising Management graduates might pursue within Nike-Direct.  Also, get interviewing tips from this panel of experts!

  • Teresa Durbin, NFS Business Planner Manager
  • Josh Davis, NFS Merchandising Manager
  • Jim Kempton, NFS Merchandise Planner
  • Sierra Carrol, Associate Merchant, Nike Direct NSW

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Interior Design Networking Session I | Austin Hall 3rd Floor Atrium
Meet in small groups with interior design alumni and company representatives from Mackenzie, Garrison Hullinger, SERA, Koroseal, Contract Furnishings Mart, Molly N Switzer Designs, LUMA Lighting Design, and DC Fine Homes, Inc. This is a great opportunity to meet with a diverse group of interiors professionals.
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Apparel Design: Color, Print & Pattern | Austin Hall 270 | Panel

  • Kathy Le, Columbia Sportwear 
  • Lakin MacCarthy, Hanna Andersson

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11:00 am

Interior Design Alumni Panel | Austin Hall 390
A panel of Interior Design alumni from Interior Architects, Koroseal, SERA, Molly N Switzer Designs, and Garrison Hullinger discuss their educational and career paths, current professions, and answer student questions. Come hear how these alumni got to where they are today!   
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Merchandising Management Alumni Panel I | Austin Hall 270
A panel of Merchandising Management alumni will talk about their experiences in industry and share advice about how students can best prepare for their future careers.  Companies (and positions) represented include Adidas (Associate Buyer), Hanna Andersson (Merchandise Assistant), Rejuvination (Merchandise Coordinator), Columbia Sportswear (Senior Merchandising Manager), and Nike (Global Operations Specialist).
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Merchandising Management Alumni Panel II | Austin Hall 274
A panel of Merchandising Management alumni will talk about their experiences in industry and share advice about how students can best prepare for their future careers.  Companies (and positions) represented include Kroger (Assistant Buyer), Nike (Associate Merchant), Pendleton Woolen Mills (Merchandising Assistant), Crate & Barrel (Merchandiser), and Target (Visual Merchandising Lead).
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Jon Gehrs, President of Packaged Food Division at Pacific Foods | 2nd Floor Digital Commons | Meet-Up
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The Go-to Market Process | Austin Hall 222 | Presentation
Learn about the process merchandisers and product developers go through during the line-development process. Currently the Head of Product at Outdoor research, Liz Braund has also held Vice President and Director-level positions in Merchandising, Design, and Development for companies such as Royal Robbins, Oakley, and the North Face.
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12:00 pm

Study Tables |  Austin Hall 216 (Math)  | Austin Hall 274 (Writing)
Come study for an hour with assistance from a Math or Writing tutor.   
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RSVP Here for Writing

Jon Gehrs, President of Packaged Food Division at Pacific Foods | 2nd Floor Digital Commons | Meet-Up
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Interior Design Networking Session II | Austin Hall 3rd Floor Atrium
Meet in small groups with interior design alumni and company representatives from Mackenzie, Garrison Hullinger, SERA, Koroseal, Contract Furnishings Mart, Molly N Switzer Designs, LUMA Lighting Design, Interior Architects, and DC Fine Homes, Inc. This is a great opportunity to meet with a diverse group of interiors professionals.
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Merchandising Management Networking Session I | Austin Hall 222
Talk one-on-one with Merchandising Management alumni and representatives from companies participating in the Merchandising Management career fair.
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Nike Direct – Entry Level Merchandising Careers & Interviewing II | Austin Hall 390
Nike is placing more focus on its direct-to-consumer business.  Learn about the types of entry-level positions Merchandising Management graduates might pursue within Nike-Direct.  Also, get interviewing tips from this panel of experts!

  • Teresa Durbin, NFS Business Planner Manager
  • Josh Davis, NFS Merchandising Manager
  • Jim Kempton, NFS Merchandise Planner
  • Sierra Carrol, Associate Merchant, Nike Direct NSW

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Apparel Design Networking Session | Austin Hall 270
Talk one-on-one with apparel design alumni and representatives.
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1:15 pm

Merchandising Management Networking Session II | Austin Hall 222
Talk one-on-one with Merchandising Management alumni and representatives from companies participating in the Merchandising Management career fair.
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