Career Conversations

Advice and News From the Cohen Career Center

Hey! You did a great job this week. I'm proud of you! Keep working hard.

As always, take a look at our annual events page and this newsletter to get an idea of what's happening this semester. Be sure to follow us on social media (links at the bottom of this newsletter along with the weekly meme) to stay updated!

Graduate and Professional School Fair

Friday, Sep. 29th, 12-3:30pm

200 Stadium Drive

Williamsburg, VA

Meet with admissions representatives from 100+ graduate schools and programs across the country. Ask questions about your application and get tips from panels to learn more about the process for specific programs. See TribeCareers for the different workshops and panels at this event.
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Mon Sept 25th, 1 - 4 pm - Henry Vernon

Beginning as a technical specialist with manufacturer of refractory products for high temperature industrial applications, Vernon held various positions including Regional Sales Manager, Director of Marketing, and Senior Administrative Officer. He later began a completely new career in the financial services industry, joining Ameriprise Financial as a financial advisor. Vernon built a successful practice and merged into King, Vernon & Associates. During that 12 year span, Vernon became a Certified Financial Planner practitioner and an Accredited Portfolio Management Advisor prior to his retirement in 2016.


Wed Sept 27th, 3 - 5 pm - Mark Andino

Mark Andino is a seasoned financial services industry executive with over 32 years of experience. He has experience in a variety of executive roles, including Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Administrative Officer, and Chief Financial Officer. His key accomplishments include significantly enhancing core profitability and operations at multiple financial institutions. He has had extensive experience in treasury management, SEC and regulatory reporting, capital markets, and strategic planning.


Fri Sept 29th, 9 am - noon - Michael Adams

Michael E. Adams was vice president in the Technology and Manufacturing Group at Intel Corporation and the manager of Intel’s Fab 42 fabrication plant in Arizona. He has served in various engineering and manufacturing roles over the course of several years. Since leaving New Mexico, he has been factory manager for flash assembly and test in the Philippines and for CPU assembly and test in Malaysia; general manager at the Intel Chengdu site in China and factory manager for CPU assembly and test there; and general manager of Intel’s Fab 17 facility in Massachusetts.

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