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.

Feb 20
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...
February 20 noon–1:30 p.m.
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 February 6 and ending February 22, 2018. Bring your lunch!

Session One (Tuesday, February 6): Knowing Yourself and Creating Your Brand
Session Two (Thursday, February 8): Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
Session Three (Tuesday, February 13): Interviewing Successfully
Session Four (Thursday, February 15): Becoming Known Through Networking
Session Five (Tuesday, February 20): Managing the Job Search Process
Session Six (Thursday, February 22): 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.

Feb 22
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...
February 22 noon–1:30 p.m.
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 February 6 and ending February 22, 2018. Bring your lunch!

Session One (Tuesday, February 6): Knowing Yourself and Creating Your Brand
Session Two (Thursday, February 8): Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
Session Three (Tuesday, February 13): Interviewing Successfully
Session Four (Thursday, February 15): Becoming Known Through Networking
Session Five (Tuesday, February 20): Managing the Job Search Process
Session Six (Thursday, February 22): 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.

Feb 23
UO Alumni Consulting Panel11:30 a.m.

REGISTER to attend: Have you considered a career in consulting? Are you interested in client-centered role? Do you possess skills in communication, analysis, research,...
February 23 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
White Stag Block, Room 152

REGISTER to attend:

Have you considered a career in consulting?

Are you interested in client-centered role?

Do you possess skills in communication, analysis, research, problem-solving, teamwork and meeting deadlines?

Join us for a panel of practicing consultants from a variety of firms operating in Portland to learn about the nature of this work, how firms build reputation and differentiate themselves, hiring practices and the future of the profession.  Don’t miss this chance to meet and engage with UO alumni as well as building your network with those who have found satisfaction and success in this field. 

The panel includes:

Trever Cartwright, BS ‘87, Founder/Managing Partner, Coraggio Group

Bobby Kosh, MBA ’09, Consultant, Propeller

Sarah Francaviglia, MBA ’00, Manager, North Highland Worldwide Consulting

The panel discussion will also be livestreamed to Lillis 312 in Eugene.

Registration is required for both Portland and Eugene locations. Lunch provided in Portland. Space is limited.

Questions: Contact Deb Chereck at dchereck@uoregon.edu or Linda Favero at lfavero@uoregon.edu

 

Feb 28
PedPDX Monthly Meeting5:30 p.m.

PedPDX: Portland's Citywide Pedestrian Plan will prioritize sidewalks, crossing improvements, and other investments to make walking safer and more comfortable across the city....
February 28 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
White Stag Block, Room 152

PedPDX: Portland's Citywide Pedestrian Plan will prioritize sidewalks, crossing improvements, and other investments to make walking safer and more comfortable across the city. The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) aims to elevate public understanding of the range and diversity of needs that Portlanders have when it comes to walking.

Students from Professor Andrew DeVigal's Reporting Within Communities class at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) in Portland will make videos supporting these aims.

 

This monthly planning meeting is open to the public. Come see how the initiative is progressing.

Mar 5
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)

Mar 7
9th Annual Women's Roundtable: Define Your Edge, The Power of Leveraging Your Strengths5:30 p.m.

With a person's role (or place) in the workforce being less defined than ever before, people need to make their mark and prove that they are essential to their company. But if...
March 7 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
White Stag Block

With a person's role (or place) in the workforce being less defined than ever before, people need to make their mark and prove that they are essential to their company. But if knowledge and diligence simply aren't enough to succeed in today's competitive work environment, what is?

We invite you to come hear Lauren McGoodwin, BS '09, founder and CEO of Career Contessa, speak on how to leverage your competitive advantage and drive your career forward with an interactive presentation and worksheet.

Lauren McGoodwin, founded Career Contessa in 2013 after working in recruiting for a tech company and experiencing a gap in career development resources for women who might be job searching, soul searching, leading, and managing, or trying to find new ways to advance within their careers. A true trailblazer, Lauren has experienced the value of owning one's unique strengths first hand.

Lauren's career expertise has appeared in Forbes, Business Insider, Fast Company, Refinery29, and more. Career Contessa now helps more than one million women navigate their careers each year though original career advice, job opportunities, and an inside look at companies hiring, online career classes, and access to expert career coaches—all tailored to the needs of professional women.

Our Program:

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

Registration:

Registration is open to all. Bring a friend! Sign them up when you register.

FREE for current UO students and 2017 graduates
$15 for UOAA members
$20 for nonmembers
Price includes drinks and appetizers.

Please register by Monday, March 5. Online registration will remain open until the day of the event. Registrations received after March 5 will not include a preprinted name tag. On the day of the event, walk-up registration is $20 for all.

Register online, or call 800-245-ALUM. UOAA members will need to log in to access any discounted pricing.

Questions:

For additional information, email Linda Favero, UO Career Center Portland, or call 503-412-3704.

Special thanks to our partners and sponsors:

Partners: Boly Welch and the UOAA Duck Career Network

Sponsors: UO School of Law Portland, UO School of Journalism and Communication Portland, Sports Product Management, and Oregon Executive MBA

 

 

 

 

 

Mar 13
PedPDX Public Screening6:00 p.m.

PedPDX is Portland’s citywide pedestrian plan. It will prioritize sidewalk and crossing improvements and other investments to make walking safer and more comfortable across...
March 13 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
White Stag Block, Main Event Room (1st floor)

PedPDX is Portland’s citywide pedestrian plan. It will prioritize sidewalk and crossing improvements and other investments to make walking safer and more comfortable across the city. The plan will identify the key strategies and tools we will use to make Portland a truly great walking city.

 

During the Winter 2018 term, the SOJC Multimedia Journalism Master's students have been documenting what it is like to walk around our city. Come see these amazing stories on March 13, 2018 with the PedPDX advisory council and public officials.

May 1
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...
May 1–17
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 2017-2018 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 May 1 and ending May 17, 2018. Bring your lunch!

Session One (Tuesday, May 1): Knowing Yourself and Creating Your Brand
Session Two (Thursday, May 3): Writing Resumes and Cover Letters
Session Three (Tuesday, May 8): Interviewing Successfully
Session Four (Thursday, May 10): Becoming Known Through Networking
Session Five (Tuesday, May 15): Managing the Job Search Process
Session Six (Thursday, May 17): Presenting Your Job Search Plan

Space is limited to eight 2017-2018 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.