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Supply Chain Panel with Nike & Columbia

Tuesday, Jan 17, 4 pm
SMSU 328

What's it like to work in supply chain for two of the largest A&O companies in Portland?

Supply chain experts Emily Vedaa (Columbia) and Wolfgang Hoffman (Nike) will be discussing career opportunities in supply chain, how they work with marketing and other functions, and the responsibilities required from two different brands!

Join us on January 17th from 4:00-5:30pm in SMSU 328.

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A&O Connect Leadership Team

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Leadership: Presented by Veterans Resource Center, Under Armour & Gerber

Tuesday, Nov 8, 4:30 pm
Fourth Avenue Building, Room 170

Please join us to honor our Veterans and learn about the leadership and passion it takes to serve our country and the A&O industry. 

Jake Thacker from Under Armour, and Andrew Gritzbaugh from Gerber will be sharing their experiences with us on Tuesday, November 8 at 4:00pm in the Fourth Avenue Building, Room 170.

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Branding with Adidas

Tuesday, Oct 25, 4 pm
PSU - URBN 304

A&O Connect is hosting our first speaker event this Tuesday at 4pm in URBN 304. The VP of Brand Design for Adidas, Kadie Casey, will be on-site to discuss branding in a competitive environment. We hope to see you there!


A&O Connect Leadership Team

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Want to work in marketing, but not sure what area? A&O Connect has the perfect event for you!

Tuesday, May 24, 4 pm
SBA 140

A&O Connect is closing the year out with the perfect event for all those marketing professionals out there that aren't quite sure what area of marketing they want to be in. We are bringing in 3 marketing professionals, two from Gerber and one from Adidas, to come and talk to us about the different opportunities that marketing can bring, and give us tips a trick to help you navigate your path in the industry. The event is on May 24th from 4-5:30pm in SBA 140. We hope to see you...

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Another Route Into The Industry

Tuesday, May 10, 4 pm

One of our last events of the year we will be having two professionals come and speak with students about the role of a Product Line Manager (PLM). As a role that not many of us get to hear about, it will be great to hear about another path to take to get into the A&O Industry that you won't want to miss! 

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Athletic and Outdoor Connect Networking Event

Tuesday, Nov 10, 4 pm
SBA 140

This event is the first for the Athletic and Outdoor Connect Student Group. There will be 2 speakers who are alumni of the Portland State Business Program and are currently both employed by Nike. We are giving students a great opportunity to hear from Nike employees on what it takes to make it in the industry. Come and grab some Monster and KIND Bars and see what it takes to make it in the A&O Industry. 

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Landing a Job & Building Your Brand by Roy Notowitz Corporate Recruiter

Tuesday, Nov 18, 4:30 pm
School of Business Administration Room 170

Join OIWC and the Athletic & Outdoor Program at PSU in welcoming corporate recruiter Roy Notowitz to campus to present on the ins and out of landing a job. He will cover everything from the job search, your resume, the interview, to building professional relationships with a focus on building your personal brand and marketing yourself in a competitive job arena. Roy will share some current trends and then facilitate an open dialogue where participants can ask questions...

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