Spring 2020 Career Week

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LCA Career Week Panel Schedule – March 9-12

Monday, March 9th
Time Panel/Event Title Speakers, Panelists, & Participants Location
10:45-12:15 Life After Film School – Pathways to Working in the Film Industry

Danny Borelis, Vice President & Training Director, I.A.T.S.E Local 16

Matthew Riutta, Location Manager

Susannah Greason Robbins, Executive Director, Film SF

Manijeh Fata, Film Office Manager, Film SF

Frances Reyes-Bolinger, Freelance Film Locations and Production

Heather MacLean, Location Manager

Coppola Theater, FA101
2:00-3:30 Translating Academic Experiences

Cyrus Ginwala, Director, and Professor, School of Music, SFSU

Gerianne Merrigan, Professor, Department of Communication Studies

Nicholas Serafin, Visiting Assistant Professor of Law and Political Philosophy, SFSU

Gitanjali Shahani, Chair and Professor, Department of English Language and Literature, SFSU

Laura Lisy-Wagner, Chair and Professor, Department of History, SFSU

HUM 587
7:30-9:30 Pathways to Becoming a Writer

Neeli Cherkovski

Sara Brody

Keith Donnell

Miah Jeffra

HUM 587


Tuesday, March 10th
Time Panel/Event Title Speakers, Panelists, & Participants Location
9:30-11:00 Careers for Social Scientists

Homa Ahmed, Human Resources Generalist – Operations, Exabeam Inc.

Barbara Berglund Sokolov, Historian, Presidio Trust

Jesse Sutterley, Documentary Filmmaker and Associate Director of the VDC

Rachel Nilson Ralston, Acting Executive Director, SF Hillel

HUM 587
11:00-12:30 From Classroom to Career: Anthropology in Work and Life Dr. Giles Harrison-Conwill, UX Researcher, Google HUM 587
2:00-2:45 Making Workplace Connections through Diversity and Inclusion Jerome Atendido, Program Manager, Diversity & Inclusion, Pandora The Poetry Center, HUM 511
3:00-5:00 LCA Career Fair

826 Valencia


Center for New Music

City and County of San Francisco

Enterprise Holdings

Freshmade Music/AAP

Livable City

Mission Neighborhood Centers, Inc.


Project Glimmer

SF Opera

HUM 587
6:00-8:00 Community College Employment

Kristin Agius, Lecturer, Department of English Language and Literature, SFSU

Aliyah Dunn-Salahuddin, Lecturer, City College of San Francisco, PhD Candidate, Stanford University

Alexis Hanson, Lecturer, Department of Political Science, SFSU

Sage Elizabeth Russo, Lecturer, Department of Communication Studies, SFSU

HUM 587


Wednesday, March 11th
Time Panel/Event Title Speakers, Panelists, & Participants Location
1:00-3:00 Careers in Art Museums

Meredith Patute, Registrar, Oakland Museum of California

Christo Oropeza, Senior Exhibitions Program Associate, SFMOMA, Director and Co-Founder, Incline Gallery

HUM 587


Thursday, March 12th
Time Panel/Event Title Speakers, Panelists, & Participants Location
11:00-12:30 Literature Out in the World: A post-B.A. Career Panel

Lony HaleyNelson, Emergency Services Coordinator, San Francisco Department of Emergency Management

Brian Burton, Policy Lead, YouTube

Natalie Enright, Librarian at the Western Addition Branch, San Francisco Public Library

HUM 587
2:00-3:00 Workshop on Interning While Earning Academic Credit

Paloma Mathern, Director, Internship Program, Department of Communication Studies, SFSU

Christine Fogarty, Associate Director, Global Museum, SFSU

Michelle Chu, Partnership & Compliance Coordinator, Academic Internships, Institute for Civic and Community Engagement, SFSU

HUM 587
4:00-6:00 Careers in Higher Education

Andrew Brosnan, Director of Developmental Studies & Retention Specialists, SFSU

Sophie Clavier, Dean, Division of Graduate Studies, SFSU

Marc Dollinger, Professor, Jewish Studies, SFSU

Elizabeth Anne Post Musgrove, Assist to the Associate Dean, College of Liberal & Creative Arts, SFSU

Susan Pelton, Director, Research & Sponsored Programs, SFSU

HUM 587