[PAST EVENT] The Career Benefits of Working in Food Service in College: A Panel Discussion

March 25, 2015
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cohen Career Center, Presentation Rooms A&B
180 Stadium Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Looking for meaningful work this summer, but you're having to "settle" for a restaurant position? Is your only "real" work experience waiting tables?
Need extra money, but don't think it's worth it to take a hosting position?

Food service is one of the most valuable and rewarding industries you can work in while pursuing your undergraduate studies. Hear from successful young alums who worked in food service while in school tell why working in food service can be invaluable in securing an internship, a full-time job and in developing skills that help throughout your whole career.

Topics include:
Why food service experience is useful in gaining tangible job skills
What to do to leverage your position to maximize career benefits
How to weave your food service position into your resume and interviews
What the OWJ does and what the eligibility requirements are for an OWJ Scholarship

Panelists Include:

Tim Boykin, J.D., M.B.A.
B.A. 2006 - Public Policy and History Major
Corporate Counsel
[Provides online technology solution for processing private equity transactions]
Food Service Experience While at the College: Paul's Deli and Busch Gardens

Stuart Honenberger, CFP
B.A. 2006-Religious Studies Major
Co-Founder & Financial Advisor at Compass Wealth Strategies
[Williamsburg-based financial planning firm offering customized plan and portfolio management solutions]
Food Service Experience While at the College: Cheese Shop and Fat Canary

Mary Catherine McGinn, M.S., D.D.S.
B.S. 2007-Kinesiology Major
General Practice Dentist
Lieutenant, U.S. Navy
Food Service Experience While at the College: Wythe Candy and Gourmet Shop

Students: RSVP using the link provided below

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