International Career Panel

The International Career Panel is an annual event sponsored by the Office of International Programs, The Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and the University Career Center. It provides an opportunity to network and hear several early-career professionals discuss the international elements of their careers in law, business, government, not-for-profit and education. Panelists speak about their experiences and offer valuable advice to those about to enter the job market and pursue work in international fields. 


Date: April 12, 2022
Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. - "Targeting an International Career" Workshop
           6 p.m. to 7 p.m. - Panel and Discussion
Location: Hybrid, Simulcast presentation via Zoom and University Career Center

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"Targeting an International Career" Workshop Presentor: 

Patrick Madsen, Ph.D., Executive Director, University Career Center, UNC Charlotte

Join us for the International Career Panel on developing a plan of action towards a career overseas and what you need to be doing now to make that happen.  Participants will gain information to help get them started on understanding what value they offer, how to brand themselves, and ways to build a target list of organizations.  

Panelists will include:

  • Kelcey Baker, Associate Attorney, Mayer Brown
  • Ryan Kern, Sr., Expereince Designer, Bond Brand Loyalty
  • Elizabeth Lorenz, Assistant Director, Education Abroad, Office of International Programs
  • Robert Pearson, Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey and Director General of the Foreign Service 


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