Grow Your Network and Land the Interview

Accelerate your job search with the techniques you’ll learn in these meetings!

Our next round of Chem-E buff chats focuses on tips you may need right now—How to Grow Your Network and Land the Interview using LinkedIn and other on-line tools!  Both sessions will feature live LinkedIn/internet demo's on how to search for chemical/biological engineering jobs, grow your network, and tailor your profile/resume to stand out from the pack.  Each meeting is tailored to ChBE graduates and led by three alumni consultants. The consultants will also be answering your specific questions during the session to ensure that you get the help that you need.

Upcoming Session One
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Upcoming Session Two
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Please contact Theresa A. Scholz for all upcoming opportunities and questions!

Board Consultants

Heath Briggs is a CU chemical engineer, a registered patent attorney with Greenberg Traurig, and has more than 15 years of patent prosecution experience. Since 2005, Heath has served as an Adjunct Professor at CU, where he teaches engineering students a self-designed course on intellectual property law. Heath is involved in the community, where his passion is to educate aspiring inventors and entrepreneurs about intellectual property.

Bart Carpenter is a 1981 graduate of our department with 40 years of process engineering, consulting, and management expertise in refining, gas processing, and industrial biotechnology.  Bart has worked for both large and small companies in several different states.  He continues to support the University of Colorado by mentoring students and serving on the External Advisory Board for the ChBE Dept.

Brittany Earle is a 2015 BS graduate of our department and currently works as a technology engineer for BASF. She has lived all over the country since graduating from CU. As someone who has worked in both large-scale manufacturing environments and small-scale research facilities, she is excited to speak with graduating seniors about choosing between different career paths and adapting to new and challenging work environments.

Lale Lovell is a 2001 PhD graduate of our department and is now Sr. Manager at Seagate in Longmont. She also serves on the board of Women in Manufacturing (CO Chapter). She enjoys mentoring young engineers and pulls from broad experiences in Colorado tech companies, including a career transition from manufacturing leader to firmware engineering Lab/DevOps Manager in 2018.

Mike McAtee is a 1984 graduate of our department. He retired in 2018 after 34 years with BASF in a variety of Manufacturing and Engineering leadership roles. He is a member of the Chemical Engineering Department and Engineering College Advisory Boards, and serves as the Chairman of the National AIChE Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Council. He also serves as a guest lecturer,  mentor, and recruiter for CU Engineering students.

Theresa A. Scholz MD is a 1980 graduate of our department, has an MBA from Xavier University (1984) and an MD from CU in 1994. Prior to her career in medicine, she used her ChE degree for 10 years as a national and international Product Development manager at The Procter and Gamble Company. She enjoys mentoring and assisting students to help them meet their personal and professional goals, and looks forward to ChemE Buff Chats!

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