(Photo courtesy Withers Family Trust) From his Memphis studio, Ernest Withers’ nearly 2 million images were a treasured record of Black history. However, his legacy was complicated by decades of secret FBI service revealed after his death. Was he a friend of the civil rights community, enemy—or both?
Experience the fascinating work and life of Ernest Withers through the documentary film The Picture Taker, followed by a fireside chat with the filmmakers, Emmy and Peabody Award winner Phil Bertelsen and Academy Award-nominated producer Lise Yasui, moderated by Dr. Deborah A. Jackson, Managing Director of the Northeastern University Center for Law, Equity and Race (CLEAR).
Hear from four accomplished alumni about how they have developed their careers and navigated decisions along the way. They will discuss a variety of topics including how to advance, pivot, decide about grad school, upskill, get raises and more.
Learn how to be savvy about building your reputation from day one of a new job! Alumna Andrea Mascarhenas, DMSB’13, will share advice about how to build a strong relationship with your manager and team, set clear goals and expectations, deliver results, understand office culture, ask for help and feedback, navigate hybrid/remote work and more.
Interested in a software engineering role at Google? Their recruiters are reaching out to Northeastern alumni to share insights about the hiring process and more.
Whether you’re navigating your career or managing/leading in the tech industry, you’ll want to join us to understand critical issues of diversity and inclusion in this field and their implications.
Changing career fields or industries involves focusing on networking and transferrable skills. Join us to gain ideas for approaching your job search and how to market your most relevant skills. Get tips for resumes, interviews, LinkedIn and more!
At our Career Café, you’ll learn a variety of career strategies in a small group setting where you can share ideas, make connections and enjoy a light meal with fellow alumni.
This session will be led by Michele Rapp, Associate Director, Alumni Career Strategy at Northeastern.
If you’re thinking about how to spend your time during semi-retirement or retirement, discover new possibilities from retirement coach, Nancy Collamer.
She will share inspirational success stories and provide concrete advice about how to profit from your professional expertise, hobbies and personal interests.