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2015 Bay Area & Silicon Valley Treks

Gonzaga University Career Center & GAMP is pleased to announce the 2015 Bay Area & Silicon Valley Treks excursion companies.  Take a look!  These employers are open to discussing internships and full-time opportunities for a variety of majors.

Silicon Valley Trek, Thursday, March 12th

**Google, eBay, Dtex Excursion: All Class Years. Areas of interest: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, PR/Marketing, Operations, Business Administration, etc. **

Google:

Whether building products, growing businesses or helping to keep Google going, we do cool stuff that matters. Googlers solve complex problems every day in the name of our core mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible to our users. But what makes working at Google truly unique is the workplace culture that encourages innovation and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Our benefits are part of who we are, and they’re designed to take care of the whole you and keep you healthy, whether physically, emotionally, financially or socially. As a google employee you take on technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact on millions. You will transform the way companies interact with customers and help businesses grow. You are the voice of our products.

eBay:
eBay passionately enables consumers to buy anything, anywhere, anyhow, and empowers merchants around the world to succeed in this new commerce environment. eBay is comprised of three business units with their own distinct brand. It enables individuals and business to buy and sell online; PayPal enables individuals and businesses to send and receive digital payments; eBay Enterprise enables commerce, retailing and digital marketing for merchants. Our success is tied to our purpose—creating more opportunities and enabling others to win while making a positive social impact.

Dtex:
Dtex Systems improves security and efficiency for leading global organizations, underpinned by the SystemSkan suite of software products. Dtex is the first truly lightweight, massively scalable solution that provides user visibility on all endpoints with no noticeable system or network impact. Global organizations can finally “Trust But Verify” while still stopping data breaches and insider cyber threats. With job openings in Data Engineering, Marketing, Professional Services, and Sales there is a place for you at Dtex!

**Google, Chegg, and Intel Security Excursion: All Class Years. Areas of interest: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Operations, Business Administration, PR, Sales, etc. **

Chegg:
Our work at Chegg will improve and shape education for future generations! We’re just getting started, and you have the opportunity to play a big role in our future. Chegg started as a textbook rental company and through adding new services like homework help, course selection, eTextbooks options and scholarship connections, we now have an academic hub that makes learning easier, more accessible and more productive. As an employee here, you will be given the resources to be successful, and have a lot of ownership and autonomy. We foster a culture that is consistent with our mission and vision around continuous learning from and developing each other and our careers.

Intel Security:
With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence, Intel Security is intensely focused on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services that protect systems, networks, and mobile devices for business and personal use around the world. At Intel Security, we’re looking for smart, committed people to help us defend the world against digital security threats. If you share our passion, join us and discover the opportunity to drive change and create positive IT solutions for a safer world. With job positions from accounting and finance, engineering, to marketing and communications, at Intel Security we search for professionals from a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds to solve the security challenges of today—and tomorrow. Ours is a culture of achievement and innovation.

San Francisco Trek, Friday, March 13th

**Salesforce & LinkedIn Excursion: All Majors, All Class Years. Areas of interest: Business Administration, PR, Marketing/Communications, Sales, Customer Service, Project Management, etc.**

Salesforce:                                                                                                                                              Salesforce Inc. is a global cloud computing company headquartered in San Francisco, California. SFDC is a contact and pipeline manager that allows sales reps to function more efficiently no matter where they are physically. Salesforce has built the customer success platform for industries, giving them the solutions needed to adapt quickly, transform your business, and succeed. Every industry has its own unique challenges and opportunities so Salesforce creates unique solutions, geared to your industry, to help you take full advantage of social, mobile, and analytics as you transform your business. Make an impact, win as a team and celebrate success in our fun, fast-paced environment. We’re growing fast, which means unlimited opportunities for you to do the best work of your life.

LinkedIn:
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Its mission is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do. We are committed to helping you find it and excel at it, whether you are a member or an employee. As an employee you will build products that touch the lives of 332M+ members, wield some of the world’s most powerful databases, explore new territory, and develop your skills.

**Glassdoor & Fair Trade USA Excursion: All Majors, All Class Years. Areas of interest: Arts & Sciences, Marketing/Communications, PR, Business Administration, International Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, etc.**

Glassdoor:
Glassdoor is the world’s most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs, and companies recruit top talent. We strive to help people everywhere find jobs and companies they love. We help more than 2,000 clients and partners promote their employer brand to candidates researching them and advertise their jobs to ideal candidates who may not be aware of them. What differentiates Glassdoor from other recruiting channels is the quality of job candidates we deliver and our influence on candidates’ decisions as they research jobs and companies. Glassdoor internships, paid positions with competitive compensation, provide valuable work experience while you prepare for life after graduation.

Fair Trade USA:
Fair Trade USA is the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. We enable you, the consumer, to make a difference with your dollar. We help people and the planet work in tandem so both are healthy and sustained. We provide farmers in developing nations the tools to thrive as international business people. Instead of creating dependency on aid, we use a market-based approach that gives farmers fair prices, workers safe conditions, and entire communities resources for fair, healthy and sustainable lives. We seek to inspire the rise of the Conscious Consumer and eliminate exploitation. Our employer team is driven by a global perspective and the vision that corporate social responsibility can become the standard, not the exception.

**Wells Fargo & Sequoia Capital: All Class Years. Areas of interest: Finance, Venture Capital, Economics, Business Administration.**

Wells Fargo:
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets. It provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance. Our vision of financially satisfied, successful customers is based on a simple premise. We believe customers across all business segments can be better served, and save time and money, if they bring all their financial services to one trusted provider that knows them well, provides trusted guidance and advice, and can serve their full range of financial needs through a wide choice of products and services. Whether you are just beginning your career or taking it to the next level, we have the right job for you!

Sequoia Capital:

Sequoia Capital is a multi-generational, privately owned investment firm that was founded in1972. Since that time, Sequoia Capital has managed over $10 billion in venture and growth capital partnerships, helped organize more than 800 companies, and been involved with more than 250 companies that have either had IPOs or been sold successfully.

To register for the Bay Area Treks go to www.zagtrax.net >> Events

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For more information, contact 509-313-4234 or CareerCenter&GAMP@gonzaga.edu

 

 

And the Answer is….

What is the only moving national landmark?

Answer: The San Francisco Tolley Car!

Are you interested in seeing this national landmark in person, while visiting corporate offices and networking with Bay Area Alumni?  Well, you are in luck! Join us for the 3rd annual Bay Area Treks featuring visits in Silicon Valley and San Francisco.

Gonzaga University Silicon Valley Trek

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Corporate Excursions 11:00 AM-5:00 PM
Excursions to four different corporate headquarters will allow students to gain an inside perspective of these dynamic companies:  Google,  McAfee and  Stryker Endoscopy

The Networking Social with Keynote Address 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Santa Clara University, Nobili Hall
Students, alumni, and area employers are invited to join us for a hosted social on the Santa Clara Campus.

Gonzaga University San Francisco Trek

Friday, March 12, 2010

Women in Leadership Symposium 9:00 AM-10:00 PM
San Francisco Downtown Marriott Courtyard, Rincon Room

Corporate Excursions 10:45 AM-3:00 PM
Excursions to various different corporate headquarters will allow students to gain an inside perspective of these dynamic companies.

The Networking Social with Keynote Address 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Bechelli’s Flower Market Café
Students, alumni, and area employers are invited to join us for a hosted networking social

Cost: $35 per day or $60 for both Treks.

https://gonzaga-csm.symplicity.com/events/BAT2010

(Note: If you are a Young Alumni (Class of 2008 or 2009) in the Bay Area and would like to participate in the Trek program, please contact the GAMP office at gamp@gonzaga.edu.)