Student Insight Series: Exploring Career Paths Into the Events Industry

Are you excited about a career in events and hospitality, but worried about the current pandemic-instigated slowdown in the industry? The events business is still the place to be with many career paths you might not yet know about. Hospitality is the #5 employer of all major industries and is more than just wedding planning. Learner Outcomes:  What skills will make you more marketable: from marketing/communications to admin support, to creative, HR, education, and sales roles How getting your foot in the door positions you well with connections and skills when the events industry takes off again (and it will) How to best market yourself to potential employers How today’s events professionals followed a sometimes surprising and nontraditional path to a successful career (and how you can, too)

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Student Insight Series: Exploring Career Paths Into the Events Industry

Are you excited about a career in events and hospitality, but worried about the current pandemic-instigated slowdown in the industry? The events business is still the place to be with many career paths you might not yet know about. Hospitality is the #5 employer of all major industries and is more than just wedding planning.

Learner Outcomes: 

  • What skills will make you more marketable: from marketing/communications to admin support, to creative, HR, education, and sales roles
  • How getting your foot in the door positions you well with connections and skills when the events industry takes off again (and it will)
  • How to best market yourself to potential employers
  • How today’s events professionals followed a sometimes surprising and nontraditional path to a successful career (and how you can, too)

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