Zags – consider attending the Seattle trek over break! It will take place January 9 and only costs $35 (It’s also only $50 if you attend both the Seattle and Portland treks!). Following is a list and bios of companies that we will visiting on the Seattle trek. Be sure to register now on ZagTrax to get your first choice company!

The Boeing Company is a U.S.-based multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and sells fixed-wing aircraft, rotorcraft, rockets, and satellites, and provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aircraft manufacturers in the world and is the second-largest aerospace & defense contractor. This is a Deep Dive Excursion, meaning students who select this excursion will visit only one company for the entire afternoon. All Majors/All Class Years. Areas of Interest: Business, Engineering.
Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services related to computing. Microsoft is the world’s largest software maker and is also one of the world’s most valuable companies. This is a Deep Dive Excursion, meaning students who select this excursion will visit only one company for the entire afternoon. All Majors/All Class Years. Areas of Interest: Business, Engineering.
PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The company also provides customized financial services, information technology, and truck parts related to its principal business. Kymeta is a Gonzaga Regent-owned, international telecommunications company. Kymeta is developing the next generation antennas for satellite communications enabling new types of mobile and fixed services. This is a special Engineering-focused excursion geared towards all Engineering and Computer Science majors. All Class Years. Areas of Interest: All disciplines of Engineering, Computer Science, Business.
Starbucks Corporation is an American global coffee company and coffeehouse chain. Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse company in the world, with 20,891 stores in 62 countries. Nordstrom, Inc. is an American upscale fashion retailer. Among their competitors, such Bloomingdales and Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom has both the largest number of store locations and the largest geographic footprint. All Major/All Class Years. Areas of Interest: Broad focus, including Business, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Retail.
BDA Inc. provides marketing services and branded merchandise for large companies, major sports leagues and global entertainment holding firms. BDA is a creative company that thinks beyond the common perception of promotional merchandise and ordinary marketing. Amazon.com, Inc. is an American international e-commerce company and is the largest online retailer in the world. Amazon also produces consumer electronics—notably the Amazon Kindle e-book reader and the Kindle Fire tablet computer—and is a major provider of cloud computing services. All Major/All Class Years. Areas of Interest: Broad focus, including Marketing, Merchandising, Advertising, Retail Management, Business Administration.
Mercer is an American global human resource and related financial services consulting firm. Mercer is one of the largest consulting firms in the world, operating internationally in more than 40 countries with more than 19,000 employees. Accenture is one of the world’s leading organizations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services. It is a multi-billion dollar company that has offices and operations in more than 200 cities in 54 countries. All Class Years. Areas of Interest: Consulting, Finance, HR.
The University of Washington Medical School excursion is a special healthcare-focused excursion geared toward both nursing students and students hoping to continue on to medical school following undergraduate studies. All Major/All Class Years. Areas of Interest: Nursing, Health Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Healthcare Management.