Smeal Webinars

Smeal Alumni Career Services webinars

In addition to job search preparation and full-time job openings, Smeal Alumni Career Services offers informative online sessions that deliver industry best practices and ways to broaden your business experience.  Webinars cater to all alumni needs from recent graduates to retirees—they provide a meaningful channel for accessing new information on a variety of subjects.  PDF's of PowerPoint slides and handouts are available upon request.

Please view our calendar of events to view upcoming webinars and sign up today!

If you have a topic idea, or if you wish to serve as a webinar speaker, please reach out to us at alumnicareerservices@smeal.psu.edu.

Archive of all the past webinars can be viewed in our video library!

Below, for your convenience, is a list of our most recent webinar line-up.  Click the appropriate link to open each presentation and its accompanying audio in a new browser tab or window.

Year Title and Link Presenter(s)

Spring 2018

 Attracting and Retaining Customers. What's Your Growth Plan?

Presenter: Tammy Beil("80 BS, "99 MBA) President/Chief Growth Officer TABeil LLC

Spring

2018

A Global Market Outlook: Trends and Events for Investors/How to Avoid a Shark Attack

Presenter: Jeffrey Kleintop(‘95 MBA) Senior Vice President/ Chief Global Investment Strategist Charles 

Spring

2018

Career Changes and Transition: Starting Fresh at Any Level

Presenter: Brie Reynolds, Senior Career Specialist at Flexjobs and Lynda.com Course Author, “Recovering From a Layoff.”

Spring

2018

Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and New Thinking

Presenter: Dr. Shawn Clark (’96 PhD), Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship at The Pennsylvania State University’s Smeal College of Business

Spring

2018

The Digital Shift in B2B Sales

Presenter: Bill Butler (’81 Accounting), CEO of Journey Sales and serial startup executive

Spring

2018

The Pop Up Paradigm: How Brands Build Human Connections in a Digital Age

Presenter: Melissa Gonzalez (’99 Finance), Founder of The Lionesque Group, an award-winning firm of retail strategists and pop-up architects, and author of The Pop-Up Paradigm: Building Human Connections in a Digital Age

Spring

2018

Cellulosic Biofuels and the Bioeconomy

Presenter: Dr. Evelyn Thomchick, Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at the Smeal College of Business

Spring

2018

Rejoining the Workforce: How to Begin your "Back to work" Journey

Presenters: Terri Gregos ('82 Communication), Director of Community Engagement at ReacHire; Kim Wilson ('85 Chemical Engineering), Executive Director at Every Great Reason, Inc

Spring

2018

The Case of Uber: The Challenges Facing New Fast Growing Technology Companies

Presenter: Dr. John Jordan, Clinical Professor of Supply Chain & Information Systems at Smeal College of Business

Spring

2018

A Glimpse Into Popular Rules of Thumb for 401K

Presenter: Dr. Jim Miles, Emeritus Professor of Finance at Smeal College of Business/Joseph F. Bradley Fellow of Finance