A Day In The Life-Career and Professional Development Center - Carnegie Mellon University

A Day In The Life

The "A Day in the Life" program provides a forum for recent Carnegie Mellon Alumni to candidly discuss their jobs (responsibilities, corporate culture, likes/dislikes, etc.). The program is designed primarily for students looking for information about specific jobs and careers.

Previous "A Day in the Life" Speakers

A Day in the Life Working at NetApp
Mike Beattie and Dan Tennant with NetApp

Mike Beattie     Dan Tennant

Tuesday, April 10, 4:30-6 PM
Rangos 2, UC

Do you ever wonder about “corporate life” and what it might be like?   Ever think about your perceptions and expectations about corporate culture and wonder if they’re accurate?  If so, spend some time with Mike and Dan, two CMU alumni from NetApp, and learn about “a day in the life working at NetApp.”  This workshop is beneficial for all majors to learn about corporate life in general! Mike and Dan work at NetApp’s Cranberry office, where they work on the company's next-generation storage platform. NetApp has been on Fortune’s top 100 places to work the last 10 years, placing #6 on this year's US list and #3 on this year's list of multinational workplaces.

Mike and Dan will also be collecting resumes at the end of their presentation for NetApp’s available internships and full-time positions.  So bring your resumes!! RSVP on TartanTRAK under “events” and “workshops.”  RSVP not required to attend.


A Day in the Life of Microsoft’s User Experience Designers and Researchers
Come learn more about what it takes to join Microsoft’s team of world-class User Experience designers and researchers. Representatives from the UX and University Recruiting teams will be available to answer your questions on job content, company culture, and the hiring process.

Wednesday, March 28, 6 p.m.
McConomy Auditorium, University Center

Presented as part of the CAOC - Creative Arts Opportunities Conference.