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Sign up for the Zoom panel discussion 'Coffee and Career Connections: Info Technology, Computer Science and Data' on Tuesday, Sept. 29

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) will host "Coffee and Career Connections: Info Technology, Computer Science, and Data," a Zoom panel discussion with alumni from the fields of infotech, computer science, and data, on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The panelists will speak about their career paths and give advice for pursuing a career and/or advancement in their respective fields.
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The University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) will host "Coffee and Career Connections: Info Technology, Computer Science, and Data," a Zoom panel discussion with alumni from the fields of infotech, computer science, and data. The panelists will speak about their career paths and give advice for pursuing a career and/or advancement in their respective fields.

Coffee and Career Connections: Info Technology, Computer Science, and Data
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020
9-10 a.m. Central Time
Register

Topics may include:
  • Effective strategies for seeking a position in this field
  • Navigating advancement within the field
  • Sought-after skills in the industry
  • Culture of the work environment or industries
  • Industry changes in the past five years and predictions for the next 5 to 10 years
  • Existing resources at their respective companies to support employees
Panelists include:
  • Mike Benz, Partner and Fractional/Interim CIO, Fortium Partners
  • Grant Ecker, VP of Global IT Enterprise Architecture, Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Nipun Parasrampuria, Senior Data Engineer, Roblox
  • Jennifer Varela, Senior Consultant, Sogeti (Capgemini)
The event will include the moderated panel discussion, Q&A with participants and panelists, and networking opportunities.

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