Julia is a first-year User Experience Design student. She graduated in 2016 from Pace University in NYC with a degree in Marketing and has spent the past few years handling a range of responsibilities at a wine media company. Having experience both as an interviewee and interviewer, she understands the importance for students to have opportunities to cultivate their skillsets in order to remain competitive not only as job seekers, but in their chosen careers as well. She’s excited to help her fellow MI students grow their networks and add to their marketable skills as the Professional Development Committee Co-Chair!
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, fiddling around in Adobe, dreaming up travel ideas, and supporting Eintracht Frankfurt, her favorite football team.
Professional Development Co-Chair
The Professional Development Committee is comprised of 2 second year student Co-Chairs, elected at the end of the previous academic year, and a first year student Co-Chair, elected at the beginning of the academic year (September). The Committee also welcomes members at large for ideas and input.
The PD Committee is responsible for a number of professional development events for students at the Faculty of Information throughout the school year, including various resume and job-interview clinics, speaker events, and career-oriented workshops. The Professional Development Committee’s is primarily responsible for hosting the annual iSchool Clubs & Associations Fair early in the Fall term, as well as the the annual Employer Showcase (formerly the Job and Networking Event) in the Winter semester. Each Co-Chair is allotted one vote at MISC meetings.