Student-Alumni Platform Launches
April 26, 2013 - 3:00am
The Hoya Gateway program will launch May 6, connecting students and alumni for one-on-one advice, informational interviews and resume reviews.
After a year and a half of pilot programs, the official launch will include alumni and students in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and San Francisco this summer. All students, however, will have the opportunity to participate on campus during the academic year.
According to Associate Director of Alumni Career Services Whitney Pezza, Jeff Chapski (MSB ’91), a member of the Georgetown Alumni Association Board of Governors, envisioned Hoya Gateway more than two years ago.
“It was obvious from day one that our alumni are tremendously passionate about Georgetown and especially interested in connecting with students,” Pezza wrote in an email. “Hoya Gateway is what the Georgetown Alumni Association is all about — maintaining a connection between students and alumni in order to both foster the Georgetown spirit and continue to build relationships within the broader Georgetown community.”
Hoya Gateway features alumni in an array of fields including entertainment and media, finance, government, health and medicine and technology. Represented companies include Deloitte, Skadden, JP Morgan Chase, Major League Baseball and various nonprofit and business endeavors.
“It’s important to us that we have rising stars as well as established professionals in order to provide students with a wide range of expe...Continue reading this article »