The Success Conference occurs annually, now in late May each year. This conference brings alumni back to campus to talk to students about where their Milgard degree took them in their career so far. Below are pictures of the event held in August 2019 and a video from August 2018.
9:30am / Internships - How & Why / Classroom breakout sessions with BNY Mellon, GENSCO, NW Mutual, Milgard Windows & Doors
10:30am / Resumes - Opinions & Best Practice / Classroom breakout sessions with Columbia Bank, Tote Maritime, InfoBlox, City of Tacoma
11:30am / How to interview / Classroom breakout sessions with RSM, CED, InfoBlox, Sound Credit Union
12:30pm / Lunch & Keynote Speaker: Thomas Bressler / WPH / Microsoft Program Manager & Milgard Alumni
1:45pm / Accounting - Tax or Audit? Public or Private? / Classroom Breakout Sessions / KPMG, Deloitte, EY, RSM, Davita, Weyerhaueser, Rettig Flyte, State of WA
1:45pm / Management-Finance-Marketing Pathway Panels / Classroom Breakout Sessions / Amazon, Boeing, CBRE, Multicare, Pepsico, HD Supply, Microsoft, Brown & Brown, Laird Norton, Russell Investments, Slalom Consulting, Rainier Industries, Edward Jones
3:15-4:00pm / Network with Alumni / Jane Russell Commons / Get your professional photo taken
The Milgard Success Center holds a business career conference which is open to alumni, incoming new students and current business students.
2019 Keynote Speaker
Participating employers for 2019 included:
Amazon, BNY Mellon, Boeing, Brown & Brown, CBRE, City of Tacoma, Columbia Bank, Consolidated Electrical Distribution, Davita, Deloitte, Edward Jones, Ernst & Young, GENSCO, HD Supply InfoBlox, KPMG, Laird Norton, Microsoft, Milgard Windows & Doors, Multicare, Northwestern Mutual, Pepsico, Rainier Industries, Rettig Flyte, RSM, Slalom Consulting, Sound Credit Union, State of WA-Auditor, Tote Maritime, Weyerhauser