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Career Choices Roundtable 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

The Club, Magill Commons

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Career Choices Roundtable is an annual student-led event that stresses a diversity of career paths. Alumni and friends of the University are invited to speak for a few minutes about their unique career path, to take questions from students, and to network with students and faculty at a reception during and after the event. School of Science Peer Mentors organize and host these events and moderate the panels.

The 2018 program schedule appears below, and you can learn more about our speakers by reading our  2018 Speakers’ Biographies online.

February 20, 2018 Schedule

TOPIC SPEAKER SPEAKER SPEAKER SPEAKER SPEAKER
MEBP

7:30pm – 8:25pm

Magill 107 & 108

Chelsea Bray

’13

Laboratory Technician,Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority
Bill Heddendorf
Lab Supervisor,NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Kylie Johnson

’17

Environmental Scientist,Earth Systems Environmental Engineering
James Maiorana

’05

Environmental & Sustainability Scientist,Colgate-Palmolive
Mitchell Mickley

’14

Marine Biologist ,NY/NJ Baykeeper
CHEMISTRY

7:30pm – 8:25pm

Magill 109

Wallyd Hamid

’15

Cosmetic Chemist,L’Oreal
Dennis Hart
Executive Director,Chemistry Council of New Jersey
Katlynn Muratore

’17

Chemist,Alkaline Corporation
Carmen Nitsche
Business Development Consultant,CINforma Consulting
MATHEMATICS

6:30pm – 7:25pm

Magill Club Dining

Tanya Collin

’12

Sr Medical Cost Analyst ,AmeriHealth New Jersey
Nick Corrado

’17

Mathematics Teacher,Middletown High School North
Karen Coyle
Executive Director, US Equities Management,J. P. Morgan
Kaitlyn E. Mascenik Duarte

’13

Data Analyst,Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Rebecca Porskievies

’14

Elementary School Math and Science Teacher,Red Bank Charter School
BIOLOGY

6:30pm – 7:25pm

Magill 107 & 108

Patrycja Bolewska
’12
Senior Scientist Case Investigation and Resolution,Roche Molecular Systems
Marie London
’11
Quality Control Scientist,Patheon Pharmaceuticals
Nicole (Nikki) Starinsky, DVM
’11
Emergency Veterinarian,Red Bank Veterinary Hospital
Dr. Jennifer Wheeler
Senior Research Investigator,Bristol-Myers Squibb
CSSE

7:30pm – 8:25pm

Magill Club Dining

Fauzia Abbasi
Lead Quality Assurance Engineer ,Lumeta (Cybersecurity)
Ese Edojah
’06
Vice President Estimation Approach,TD Bank
Rajiv Kottomtharayil
’98M
Software Engineer,Commvault
Ashley Navin
’15
’16M
Business Intelligence Analyst,OceanFirst Bank
Jaya Panchavati
Senior Agile Project Manager,Sparta Systems
TEACHING SCIENCE

6:30pm – 7:25pm

Magill 109

Carleigh Engstrom
’15
Molecular and Agricultural Biotechnology Teacher,BioTechnology High School
Katie Joyce
’17M
Science Teacher,Carteret High School
Mary Catherine Rocca
Student Teacher,Middletown High School South
Kyle Seiverd
’11
Biology Teacher,Toms River High School North
Networking Receptions will take place in Magill Commons Lounge after each panel, at 7:30pm and again at 8:30pm. Refreshments will be provided.

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