Events | Career Development Center

Upcoming Event ---  Networking in the Grove - March 15th at 5pm:  Class of 2018 please join us for an evening of networking with successful alumni in a variety of careers.  Learn about their post-graduation transition experiences, networking strategies, and engage in lively informal roundtable discussions.  Reserve you complimentary dinner and a social hour beverage HERE

Meet at the UCC Church Banquet Room for dinner at 5:00 pm.

Local Venue Beverage afterwards at:  Urban Decanter, Ridgewalker Brewery, or Maggie's Buns for coffee and dessert. Any questions about logistics, contact the Career Development Center at

Alumni Guest Professionals include:

District Manager - Starbucks
Founder and Financial Advisor - Single Point Financial Advisors
Marketplace Operations Specialist - Nike
Mental Health Therapist - Morrison Child and Family Services
Senior Recruiter - Willamette Dental
Technical Editor - Tetra Tech, Inc.
Owner/Editor - Jessica Cornwell Author Services
Chief Operations Officer - JSTT Inc.
Quadriplegic/paraplegic Rehabilitation- In home – Self Employed
Social Work Practicum Student- Clark County Dialysis Center, Fresenius Kidney Care
Assistant Director of Field Operations - EMC Research
Optometrist - Gatti Vision
Marketing & Editorial Specialist - Ruralite Services
Owner/Naturopathic Physician - In Health Naturopathic Clinic
Software Person - Vernier Software & Technology
Pharmacy Intern - Fred Meyer
Program Manager - Cascade Systems Technology
Community Outreach Specialist - Forest Grove Police Department
President/CEO - Clatsop Community Bank
Communications Specialist | Media Relations - Health Share of Oregon
CFO - Elk Cove Vineyards
Pacific University Grad Students and Ambassadors from Optometry, PharmD & MS Speech-Pathology

First Avenue Career Expo

The First Avenue Career Expo is our main recruiting event featuring both career and graduate school opportunities where students can meet with industry leaders and representatives from select graduate and professional programs. Pacific University co-sponsors the event which is held at the University of Portland, Chiles Center. Over 150 organizations attend, see the most current list HERE.

March 2, 2018 at 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
At the University Of Portland Campus
Pacific University pays for admission for students, and offers free transportation from the Forest Grove campus.
Meet with your Career Counselor to Prepare your Resume, sign-up HERE

Work & Service Fairs

First Thursday of Fall and Spring Semesters Near the University Center.
Come meet with organizations to find work-study, part-time job, internships and volunteer opportunities. 

Other Upcoming Events

Internship Expo

Career Expo - Alumni Insight

Major Quest

Networking in the Grove

Peace Corps Information Session

Social Sciences: Meet the Professionals

Think About Teaching: MAT Information Session

Pizza with a Scribe

Pie with the FBI

Health Professions Lunch & Learn

Countdown to Graduation

Resumes From a Recruiter Perspective

Locating and Leveraging an Internship

Ask an Advisor: Core, Classes & Career

RA Application Info Session

Strength-based Interviewing

GRE Preparation

Media Arts Alumni Panel

Careers in Science Alumni Panel

Speed Networking

Senior Tailgate