Family Weekend - Career Success Program
Fleishman Center to host Career Success Program during Family Weekend 2015
"From First Year to Successful Career"
Saturday, October 24, 2015
10:45 - 11:45 a.m. in University Union, room 108
Career success is not solely dependent on a specific major or a perfect GPA; it's a portfolio of skills, abilities and qualities that leads one there. Recent alumni and representatives from the Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development will discuss the importance of major choice, grades, experiential education, graduate degrees and more.
Laura O'Neill '07, MA '08
Laura serves as a Career and Professional Development Consultant in-residence. This is a new role to the University and is a collaboration between the Fleishman Center and Residential Life. Laura's main goal is provide outreach and career and professional development education to students in the residential communities, offering 1:1 counseling services and professional development programs. Prior to her new role, Laura served for 7 years as the internship coordinator for the Fleishman Center's CDCI academic internship program.
Megan Orcutt '15
Megan earned a B.A. in Psychology and is currently a graduate student at Syracuse University. Megan's professional ambition is to pursue a career as a Speech-Language Pathologist in order to help children with communication disorders, or possibly clients with neurodegenerative diseases. At Binghamton, Megan participated as a LACE extern, volunteered on-campus in the Institute for Child Development and locally as a Speech Therapy intern. She also worked for more than three years in the Fleishman Center rising to the level of Senior Peer Assistant, where she advised students on resumes in an encouraging and professional manner.
Natalie Murphy '15
Natalie is a recent hire at Binghamton University, working in the Communications and Marketing Office as a Communications Manager. Natalie earned her B.A. in English with a concentration in Rhetoric, graduating in 3.5 years with honors and studying abroad in Newcastle, Australia. After completing her coursework in December 2014, Natalie worked as a professional intern for The Walt Disney Company (Orlando) in their public affairs function. At Binghamton, Natalie was involved on campus as a writer and copy editor for the campus newspaper, interned at a local advertising agency and for University Communications. During summers Natalie interned in various communications and marketing roles at a newspaper, tourism bureau and premier hospitality company.
Wendy Neuberger '81, MBA '84
Wendy serves as the Director for the Harpur Edge office. The goal of the Harpur Edge office is to connect Harpur students with resources outside the classroom to help them take charge of their liberal arts education. Prior to joining Harpur Edge, Wendy worked in the University's career development center, taught as an adjunct instructor in the Watson School, and worked at IBM Corporation for over 26 years, achieving the position of Distinguished Engineer and Certified IT Architect.