Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 12pm (Central)

Interdisciplinary ThinkingIn the course of a few short months, COVID-19 has forever altered our daily life and work, the aftereffects of which will be felt for a long time to come. Many young alumni and recent grads may find the job market particularly daunting during these unprecedented times, but we are here to support you along the way!
Join this online panel for insights and strategies from UChicago alumni who graduated at the height of the 2008 financial crisis and know what it feels like to look for a job during turbulent times.
How did they stand out in the job search process? What did they learn about staying positive in the face of an uncertain future? Join this online program to learn how their experiences as young alumni led them to where they are today. 


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About the Panelists: 
Luke Rodehorst, AB 2009
Account Executive, Google - Ann Arbor, MI
Luke Rodehorst has written one haiku for the past 3,149 days and counting. When he's not actively engaging the life of the mind through poetry to stay intellectually connected to the University of Chicago, he has interviewed perspective students through the Alumni Schools Committee, served on the Chicago Alumni Club Board, Chaired the Alumni Club in Southeast Michigan, co-chaired his 5 and 10 year reunion committees and served as President of the Chicago Men's A Capella Affinity Group. He was awarded the Young Alumni Service Award in 2014.
Luke has worked at Google for the past 10 years in the company's global business operations. In his time at Google he has worked with political campaigns and issue advocacy groups to help them talk to voters online, global refugee aid organizations and large scale nonprofits to help them raise money and Broadway shows and sports leagues to help them unleash their creative potential to sell more tickets. He is a recipient of the company's Breakthrough Innovation Award for his work on digital narrative insight development and is a three time winner of his vertical's Storytelling Award. 
Luke is a 3 time Moth Story Slam ChampionHis stories have been featured on the Moth Podcast and other storytelling organizations. Ask him how he met his wife (Lilly Connett, AB 2007, MBA 2014) at a party on 57th and Kimbark.


Clarisse Siu, SB 2009

Product Manager, LinkedIn - San Francisco, CA
Clarisse Siu received degrees in mathematics and economics from the University of Chicago in 2009. Upon graduation, she worked in J.P. Morgan's Tech, Media & Telecom investment banking practice for 4 years before matriculating to Harvard Business School in 2013. Clarisse joined LinkedIn after business school and is currently a product manager in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Sheldon Levy Jr., AB 2009
Associate Director, WHERE Group - New York, NY
A passionate researcher and lover of the business of television, Sheldon joined Horizon in August 2017. As an associate director in the WHERE Group, he leads an outstanding team of channel insights experts, dedicated to vigorous inquiry and critical thinking. His group supports a wide range of businesses in channel insights, measurement updates, and the latest evolutions in media and marketing strategy.
Priort to Horizon Media, Sheldon spent the first 7+ years of of his career at Publicis Media. He currently leads the WHERE Group, and is responsible for supporting strategy and channel insights for the Telecom, QSR, and Entertainment verticals. Some examples include: Burger King, Popeyes, Tim Horton's, Altice, ViacomCBS, SiriusXM/Pandora.
Sheldon graduated with a BA in Sociology from the University of Chicago in 2009.



Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 12pm (Central)
Cost: Complimentary
Location: Online
Event Contact
Sam Constance
Assistant Director, Career Development
UChicago Alumni Career Programs