Career Symposium

Monday, November 9 – Thursday, November 12, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our annual Career Symposium is moving online for a four day event full of alumni speakers and enriching panels.

Saint Michael’s graduates from around the country who have successfully navigated the professional world will share their personal stories and offer career advice. Students are encouraged to attend, listen, ask questions, and hone their networking skills.

RSVP today! All Saint Michael’s College current students, recent graduates, and alumni are invited to attend this annual career exploratory event. Please email events@smcvt.edu with any questions. Please use this link to view the logon information for our panels.

Schedule of Events

We look forward to having you join us virtually for our 2020 Career Symposium. Join us for a week-long event beginning on Monday, November 9 through Thursday, November 12. A pre-recorded keynote will be shared with all attendees prior to the start of the week.

Monday, November 9

Law, Government & Policy- View the recording here.

  • Liam Cahill ’20, Legislative Aide, Massachusetts House of Representatives
  • Kathleen Korby Wells ’86, Support Enforcement Officer, State of Connecticut Judicial Department
  • Kathleen Insley ’96, Lawyer, Insley & Douthat, LLP

Healthcare- View the recording here.

  • Natalie Ledue ’16, Family Nurse Practitioner & Primary Care Provider, Healthcare Community Health
  • Peter Keefe ’16, Student, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • David Weiss ’15, Nurse, University of Vermont Medical Center

Tuesday, November 10

Finance & Accounting- View the recording here.

  • Jenna Carroll ’92, Senior Vice President, Merrill Lynch
  • Meghan McCormack ’11, FSO, Ernst & Young
  • Tim Ross ’03, Chief Financial Officer, Aloha Foundation

Nonprofit- View the recording here.

  • Jason Curry ’95, Founder/CEO, Big Apple Basketball
  • Brian Giantonio ’77, Chairman/President, Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools
  • Katie O’Donoghue ’19, Former City Year Volunteer

Education- View the recording here.

  • Adam Johnson ’03, Executive Director, Democracy Prep Public Schools
  • Kimberly Pushee Hill ’97, Guidance Counselor, Rice Memorial High School
  • Heather (Rubenstein) Vonada ’03, Math Teacher, Woodstock Union High School

Wednesday, November 11

Sales & Marketing- View the recording here.

Technology- View the recording here.

Exploratory- View the recording here.

Thursday, November 12

Business & Entrepreneurship- View the recording here.

  • Kate Bowen ’04, CEO & Founder, GCB Medical Supply
  • Chris Lagan ’92, Managing Director & COO, Congress Asset Management
  • Paul Plunkett ’86, Senior Vice President & COO, Hickok & Boardman, Inc.

Journalism & Media- View the recording here.

Environmentalism & Sustainability- View the recording here.