GOLD: Graduates of the Last Decade

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EcON GOLD: Graduates of the Last Decade is our young alumni group, comprised of graduates from approximately 2008 – present. We have a LinkedIn group (a subgroup of the UW Economics Alumni group) where GOLD alumni connect, network, share ideas, and plan events.

Past Events

This series of events and workshops is designed to help boost your job search and career plans.  Designed for recent graduates, but open to all alumni of UW.  Students and upcoming graduates are welcome as well.  No need to RSVP and there are no fees to attend.  Career paths are rarely linear or predictable. Partner with the UW Career Center and equip yourself with strategy, feedback, support and resources for your future.

June 16: Summer Career Fair
2:00-6:00pm, HUB, Seattle Campus

July 12: Meetup: I Just Graduated … Now What?
12:30-1:30, 134 Mary Gates Hall
Just graduated?  Join in on a discussion about life-after-college.  We will talk about jobs, job searching, careers, gap-years and options beyond traditional jobs/careers.  Don’t get too stressed about graduation – get ready for what’s next!  Come as you are with or without questions.

Getting Started: Exploring Career Options 
2:00-2:30, 134 Mary Gates Hall
There are several effective ways to thoroughly explore career options – come learn about these strategies!  Join us to explore and identify possible career paths that match your values, interests, skills and may (or may not) match you majored in. Learn how to make yourself and your major more marketable to future employers!   

Stay Connected!

Mary RothlisbergerThe GOLD group coordinator is Mary Rothlisberger (LaBissoniere), BS ’10. While she was an undergraduate at UW, Mary geeked out over the actuarial field, passing the first exam on probability and quickly deciding to pursue the study as a career path. Mary began her actuarial career at Liberty Mutual immediately after graduating with a double major in economics and math. In July 2013, Mary ventured into the growing field of pet health insurance at a local start-up, Trupanion. Mary was a member and then president of the Economics Undergraduate Board where she met her husband, Eric Rothlisberger, BS ’10. 

Email Mary to get involved with EcON GOLD!