DIVISION OF STUDENT SERVICES
All Working Weekend panels took place on Saturday, February 2 starting at 9 a.m. and ran until 5:15 p.m. Each panel had one moderator and three additional panelists. Each session lasted 75 minutes with plenty of time for discussion and Q&A. Panels were grouped into four tracks.
Towers of Gold: How Capitalism and Finance Drive the Economy
A detailed discussion on banking, finance, and the modern economy.
We are thrilled to have panelists from the banking and venture
capital worlds who can talk about how those disciplines
drive our modern economy and shed light on career options.
So whether you want to start a company,
raise money, or are just plain puzzled by what these
banking types do, join us to find out.
Venky Ganesan '96
Puon Penn '92
Owen Shapiro '84
Soofian Zuberi '93
International Diplomacy & Development
The panel will cover the major areas of international
affairs careers, including international business,
development, and security. The panelists have
experience working throughout the world, including
in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America, and can
answer questions about finding jobs and working in
any of those places.
Chip Krakoff '78
Shimon Prohow '02
Anthony Vinci '00
Jim Emery '78
USAID & State Dept
Pursing diplomacy and development while harnessing the
power of Uncle Sam, this panel will discuss doing good
in government service.
Shimon Prohow '02
John Cushing '67
Amanda Zafian '96
Milt Gillespie '82
Paolo Gomes '94
Douglas Kerns (Reed parent)
Paul Brown '91
Is It Fun Yet? Entertainment Technology from Screen to Bits
How to find the fun in making video games and visual
effects, and a discussion of art, design and creative risk
for devices and markets.
Ben Thompson '95
Dave Moore '97
Drew Skillman '02—also, check out Drew's brown bag session on Saturday at 11:45 a.m. in Eliot 207:
"Rapid Prototyping Techniques for Game Development and Interactive Art"
Matt Blackwell '90
Medicine & Health
Ulrich Luft '94
Kristen Beiers-Jones, RN '80
Catherine Dalton '94
Dr. Robert McKelvey '15
Science, Engineering, and Allied Professions
This panel will discuss actual and potential career
pathways for Reedie science majors— and likely
some entertaining, or at least random, facts and anecdotes.
Roger Tung '81
Kassi Dallavis '08
Amy Lindsay '81
Ali Nouri '97
Internet / Software
Zeke Koch '95
Lennon Day-Reynolds '03
Carol Orange '84
Noah Pepper '09
Law outside the corporate law firm world
Lawyers with diverse legal careers will discuss
their jobs, career paths, and the wide array of
legal careers available to Reedies.
David Gossett '91
Joe Sellers (Reed Parent)
Erik Stallman '95
Sherilyn Waxler '97
Law in a Time of Cholera
Four very different lawyers discuss how to find or
invent careers that are fulfilling and sufficiently
remunerative to make worthwhile the time, expense,
and spiritual pain of law school.
Peter Mostow '87
Amy Bogran '89
Andrew Schpak '01
Paul Levy '72
Film and Television
Four veteran filmmakers talk about their careers in
the motion picture industry, both in and outside of
Thomas Burns '98
David Abramson '91
simon max hill '01
Derek Owen '97
Many Ways to Make Change: Exploring Multiple
Career Paths in Public Policy
Amy Armstrong '03
Ben Bolitzer '95
Brian Graham-Jones '81
Christine Lewis '07
A CAREER IN MEDIA:
Get Old Without Growing Up
Steve Wax '65
Amy Ulrich Geary '97
Lisa Gillette '78
Adam Riggs '95
Kurt Huffman '93
Ben Glickman '95
Holly Hart '70
Kathia Emery '67
Write, Edit, Publish!
Want to earn a living by your pen (or keyboard)?
Explore the field of professional writing with panelists
whose careers span fiction, journalism, advocacy,
publishing, and related fields.
Chris Lydgate '80
Elly Blue '05
Serena Golden '07
Roger Hobbs '11
No Change Without Some Change ($)
Nonprofits and Philanthropy
Social entrepreneurs and nonprofits rely on foundations
to support change. Panelists discuss how foundations
and non-profits work (or don’t) and careers in non-profits
Sunny Daly '03
David Gordon '90
Yee Wan Chong (friend of Reed)
Johanna Thoeresz '87, German
You don't have to choose:
How to craft a career if you have many interests.
Mara Zepeda '02
Darlene Pasieczny '01
Professor Lena Lencek (Russian)
Jennifer Jordan '89
Steve Morris '77
Lucas Carlson '05, keynote speaker Friday evening, 8:30 p.m.
Gabe Forshthe-Korzeniewicz '12, keynote speaker Saturday morning, 9:00 a.m.
Caitlin Baggott '99
Mark Chen '95
Patrick Edenholm '82
John Fine '82—if you'd like a technical resume review, meet John in commons on Saturday, Feb 2 between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Look for the sign with his name at the tables.
Matt Giraud '85
Willie Koo '83
Erin Lenhardt '08
Clara Siegel '09
Michael Tippie '80
Bram Wessel '90
Robert Smith '89
Mara Zapeda '02