Elevate: Chicago- Exploring the World of Expedia & How to Land a Job with the World's Top Travel Company

January 16, 2019 | 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
Expedia Group
500 W. Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60661

January is UConn Alumni career and professional development month! The UConn Chicago Alumni Network invites alumni, friends and family to an exclusive evening with Expedia at their Chicago HQ on January 16th.

Ever wondered what it's like to work for a high powered tech company? What about the world's top earning travel company? With $72.4 billion earned by the company in 2016, learn what it's like to be one of the 20,000 employees who work and travel the globe to ensure consumers get the best deals and best employment experiences.

This panel discussion will feature a discussion on working and breaking into a tech company like Expedia as well as insight into its company culture. We will talk about the incredible opportunities that come from working at Expedia, as well as the stereotypes and misconceptions that come from working with a tech travel giant. Hear from a successful UConn alumnus working in the heart of the Windy City at the world's top grossing travel company and what UConn did to help get this successful alum to where they are today. Who knows, maybe your UConn experience can help you land a job at Expedia or someplace similar? You won't know till you sign up!

Meet the Panelists

(Moderator) John J. Brady
Managing Director
& Executive Performance Coach

Protem Partners

Keith Piper ’14 (BUS)
Manager, Strategic Partnerships
More Info

Brett Meslar

Parking and Public Transit Information

Area lots and available parking, nothing specific recommended or provided from our contacts.

The office is located right on top of both major suburban train stations in Chicago, and is close to city public transit (the metro in Chicago is reference to as the “L”).

Upon arrival to the building, please make your way to the 3rd floor office lobby and check in with the security desk (ID required). Proceed to the elevator bank and make your way up to the 7th floor office space.

Addition Event Information

This is a FREE event. Food and open beer and wine will be available.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required to attend this event.

Questions? Please contact Josh Proulx '05, Director of Alumni Engagement via email or call the Office of Alumni Relations toll-free at (888) 822-5861.

UConn Foundation
Office of Alumni Relations
2390 Alumni Drive
Storrs, CT 06269
(860) 486-2240

Photographs taken at this event may be used in University and Foundation promotional and other materials.

No portion of the registration fee is tax-deductible. Fees will be used to offset expenses associated with this event.

NOTICE: The UConn Foundation solicits charitable contributions for the benefit of the University of Connecticut and is registered to do so in all states requiring registration. See our disclosure statement at www.foundation.uconn.edu/state-fundraising-notices.html.

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