Career Conversations

Advice and News From the Cohen Career Center

Hi everyone! Hope you all had a great week and took the opportunity to go to the Career Fair! September is in full swing and busy as usual. Just because the Fall Career Fair is over, that doesn't mean that there aren't other important events going on! 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!

Meet the Firms

Friday, Sep. 22nd, 9am

101 Ukrop Way

Williamsburg, VA

This annual event provides an opportunity for students to connect with employers in the industries of accounting and consulting. Attend panels presented by alumni who are working in accounting and consulting to learn about the field, gain insight, and ask questions. Then participate in the employer showcase portion from 11 AM - 2 PM where you can connect with recruiters and alumni from over 40 organizations within accounting and consulting.

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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Government and NonProfit Meet Up

Monday, Sep. 18th, 4pm

180 Stadium Drive

Williamsburg, VA

Interested in policy and advocacy work? Alum '07 Elizabeth Hinman Clements, Senior Associate, Strategy and Operations at Council of Chief State School Officer, will be skyping in to share her insights with you! Elizabeth is an experienced public policy and advocacy professional with state and federal expertise in corporate and non-profit sectors. She has also worked for the American Lung Association and Global Policy Solutions doing policy and advocacy work.
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Mon September 18th, 1 - 4 pm - Frederick Nahm

Frederick Nahm has served the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation as senior vice-president and acting president, Knox College president, University of Pennsylvania senior vice-president, and Centre College vice-president. He is currently on the boards of The Williamsburg Community Foundation, The Williamsburg-James City County Schools Foundation and the Muscarelle Museum.


Wed September 20th, 3 - 5pm - Greg Manweiler

Greg Manweiler retired as Senior VP, Chief Financial Officer of Langley Federal Credit Union in Newport News. When he first joined Langley in 1978, he was assigned various duties in finance and accounting, as well as overseeing Information Technology for the organization. Most recently, he led Langley’s ALM Team and served on the Board of Managers of Langley Financial Services LLC.


Fri September 22nd, 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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