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Into The City Program

Into The City Program

Into the City 

Int the city is an intensive multi-day career immersion and networking program, intended to expose students to living, working and connecting in the city. For  more information please download our  Into the City brochure!

For the Fall 2020 semester, the Career & Professional Development Center is pleased to announce our virtual Into the City trip to California!  During the second week of October we will be featuring online career chats with numerous alumni from the CA region.  Please click see below for a full schedule and additional information:

ITC California Schedule of Events:

(please note:  the password for all events is ITCVirtual)

Netflix – Monday, October 5th, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker:  Ashli Aldrich '04, Program Manager, Talent Mobility at Netflix
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"California Dreamin'  - What its really like to live and work on the Golden Coast" – Monday, Oct. 5th,  3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Panelists:  TBD
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PFM Asset Management – Tuesday, October 6th, noon – 1:00 p.m.
Speaker:  Lesley Murphy '05, Senior Managing Consultant
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Google – Tuesday, October 6th, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker:  Kevin Gin '07, Software Engineer
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Levi – Wednesday, October 7th, noon – 1:00 p.m.
Speaker: Tim Murphy '05, Director of Brand Operations
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LinkedIn – Wednesday, October 7th, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Elizabeth Gin ’08, Senior User Experience Researcher
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Disney – Thursday, October 8th, 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Speaker:   Leah Pendorf '11, Consumer Insight Manager at Disney Parks, Experiences & Products
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“Attending Graduate School in California” – Friday, October 9th, noon – 1:00 p.m.
Phoebe Chua ’16, Ph.D. Candidate in Informatics, UC Irvine
Anna Love ’16, Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, UC Irvine
Sarah Kistler ‘17, MA in Education, Azusa Pacific University
Elliot Rossomme ’17,  Ph.D. Candidate in Physical Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
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“Working for Big Tech in the Silicon Valley" – Friday, October 9th, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
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  • Gain an inside perspective on many key organizations in CA
  • Network with notable Messiah alumni
  • Understand what it is like to live and work in CA
  • Learn more about various job and internship options in the CA region


Past ITC Trips

See memories and photos from previous ITC experiences!
See Experiences

Catch the Energy!

Check out a video montage from our most recent trip to NYC!

Into the City Spring 2018 - New York City Day 2

Information on "Into the City" Career Immersion Trips