Student Life

Student Life Portland Services

Student Life Portland is a resource for our Portland students. Our goal is to orient, inform and respond to you and your needs to make your academic experience enjoyable and successful. We hope you find the following resources helpful to you while you are a student at UO.

For questions or more information contact Student Life Portland.

Linda Favero, Assistant Dean of Students and Career Services, lfavero@uoregon.edu or 503-412-3704

Linda is an excellent contact for anything you might need to navigate your student expereince. Swing by the office or contact her by e-mail or phone with any need. 

Julie MacKenzie, Program Coordinator, juliem@uoregon.edu or 503-412-3701

Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

White Stag Block | Suite 241
70 NW Couch St.
Portland, OR 97209

PDX and PSU have a Joint Campus Registration Agreement MOU allowing students from both schools to access course offerings of the other school without creating undue dual enrollment burdens related to financial aid, multi-institutional billing, and separate records at both institutions.

Aug 17
Google Tools for Your Newsrooms9:00 a.m.

SOJC is partnering with Online News Association (ONA) Portland chapter and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to host a Google News Lab training. Presenter is Mike...
August 17 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
George S. Turnbull Center

SOJC is partnering with Online News Association (ONA) Portland chapter and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to host a Google News Lab training. Presenter is Mike Reilley, former LA Times Reporter and Chicago Tribune Web Editor. Attendees will learn about free Google tools that can help them build interactive charts, maps, visualizations and more.

Register for FREE at: http://facebook.com/ONAPDX

Aug 18
The Drone Workshop 9:00 a.m.

The UO is partnering with The Poynter Institute to hold a three-day drone-journalism workshop in Portland. The workshop focuses most heavily in preparing participants to take the...
August 18–20
George S. Turnbull Center

The UO is partnering with The Poynter Institute to hold a three-day drone-journalism workshop in Portland. The workshop focuses most heavily in preparing participants to take the Part 107 FCC Drone Pilot exam. The course will prepare the students to study for the exam and teach them the basic skills they will need to read charts and maps, decipher complex pilot jargon and understand airspace restrictions that the FCC imposes on drone operators.

Registration Deadline: August 1, 2017

Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf85m9aYouIHiqgEO44mOAb7vJNg1zfzMlt6q64nnhQu5Welg/viewform?c=0&w=1

Sep 6
SOJC Graduate Programs Information Session (Portland)5:00 p.m.

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the School of Journalism and Communications two Graduate Programs - Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication, based in...
September 6 5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
George S. Turnbull Center, 342 Waggener Edstrom Conference Room

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the School of Journalism and Communications two Graduate Programs - Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication, based in Portland.

Please RSVP to Stacy (bazzana@uoregon.edu)

Sep 19
Job Search Groupnoon

You recently graduated or are about to graduate from the UO—yay! But you aren't sure what your next move is. The pressure is on to find a job, but you find yourself wondering...
September 19–October 5
White Stag Block, Suite 241

You recently graduated or are about to graduate from the UO—yay! But you aren't sure what your next move is. The pressure is on to find a job, but you find yourself wondering where to even start.

Sound familiar?

Join our upcoming Job Search Group in Portland and connect with other 2017 UO graduates and graduating students looking for work in Portland. You'll get support from a small group of peers, opportunities to connect with UO alumni and hear their job search advice, and concrete steps to get you that job!

Sessions are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. beginning September 19 and ending October 5, 2017. Bring your lunch!

Session One (Tuesday, September 19): Knowing Yourself and Creating Your Brand
Session Two (Thursday, September 21): Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
Session Three (Tuesday, September26): Interviewing Successfully
Session Four (Thursday, September 28): Becoming Known Through Networking
Session Five (Tuesday, October 3): Managing the Job Search Process
Session Six (Thursday, October 5): Presenting Your Job Search Plan

Space is limited to eight 2017 UO graduates or graduating seniors. There is no cost to attend.

Group will meet at the White Stag Block, 70 NW Couch St., Portland, OR 97209, Suite 241

Want to join us?

RSVP now to careerpdx@uoregon.edu or by calling 503-412-3701.

Oct 2
SOJC Graduate Programs Information Session (Portland)5:00 p.m.

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the School of Journalism and Communications two Graduate Programs - Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication, based in...
April 3 2017–March 5 2018
George S. Turnbull Center, 342 Waggener Edstrom Conference Room

Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the School of Journalism and Communications two Graduate Programs - Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication, based in Portland.

Please RSVP to Stacy (bazzana@uoregon.edu)

Oct 10
9th Annual Get Connected: Pivot Your Career with Networking5:30 p.m.

The average worker will hold 13 jobs in a lifetime, and 80% of jobs are discovered through networking. Whether you are a graduate student, recent graduate or have decades of...
October 10 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
White Stag Block

The average worker will hold 13 jobs in a lifetime, and 80% of jobs are discovered through networking. Whether you are a graduate student, recent graduate or have decades of experience, you have the most powerful, helpful resource available to land your next job or to advance your career—your network.

Come prepared to challenge your misperceptions about networking: “People are too busy to help” or “You have to be an extrovert to network.” During this interactive session learn to strategically leverage and build your network in unexpected ways.

Stacey Lane is a career coach who helps individuals with unique backgrounds figure out where they fit, how to market themselves and find a career that’s as interesting as they are. She’s reinvented herself professionally a few times—including quitting her corporate job, selling her house, moving across the country, and starting a business in a city where she had only had a handful of contacts. Known for her candid career guidance, her advice has appeared in local and national publications. Find her at www.staceylane.net and she invites you to connect with her on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/staceylane.

Schedule:

5:30–6:15 p.m. Registration, check-in, and networking
6:15–7:30 p.m. Interactive program and Q & A

Registration: (includes 2 drink tickets and appetizers)

FREE for current UO students and 2017 UO graduates
$15 for UOAA members
$20 for nonmembers

Register online at uoalumni.com/getconnected2017 or call the UOAA at 800-245-ALUM. Please register by Friday, October 6. Online registration will remain open the day of the event. Registrations received after October 6 will not include preprinted name tags. Walk-up registration is $20 for all.

Questions?

For additional information, contact Linda Favero at lfavero@uoregon.edu or 503-412-3704.

Partners: Boly:Welch and the UOAA Duck Career Network Sponsors: School of Law, School of Journalism and Communication, Applied Information Management, Oregon Executive MBA