Lunch & Learn Series: Career talk with International Development experts
About this event
As COVID 19 restrictions ease and the job market slowly reopens many young professionals and recent graduate are looking to refresh their job searching skills and to build a strong applicant profile.
Keeping in mind the challenge of virtual workspace and networking, MINN aims to host a lunchtime conversation with international development experts, and current and former human resources professionals in the international development to guide and advice young job seekers on how to frame themselves when applying for job or informational interview, what to prioritize when looking for a job, and gaining experience in digital world.
This event gives the young professionals to ask questions and express their concerns with the project managers and human resource experts in the field of international development, establish relationships, and discuss potential job and/or internship opportunities.
Britta L Hansen, New Business Development Manager, Venture 37
Britta Hansen is an international development professional with over 10 years of experience working in global agriculture and food systems. As a Design and Technical manager with Land O’Lakes Venture37, she manages proposal research, capture, and technical design for multiple proposal efforts. Britta has worked in international agriculture research at the University of Minnesota and the University of California Davis and is a returned Peace Corps volunteer having served in Liberia and Bolivia.
Karissa Neupert, Technical Recruiter, Amazon
Karissa loves connecting with people at every point in their career! Karissa started her career assisting New Americans find gainful employment domestically and transitioned her career internationally to work on refugee cases for the United Nations. Since returning back home to Minnesota in 2018, Karissa has focused her career on recruiting consulting to connect with people on their next step. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge on the career search!