Sampling of where June Candidates are Launching Business Careers

The June Career Conference has concluded but it has been a very busy and productive three weeks following the Career Conference with candidates conducting their follow-up interviews.  These are interviews taking place on site with companies at the location where they may be working.  As of this blog post, all of the follow-up interviews are now complete.  A couple of months ago, my colleague Joel posted a sample list of candidates and where they accepted positions and I wanted to continue by sharing the same from the June Career Conference to show the breadth and diversity of opportunities, locations, etc.

Marine Corps Ground Intelligence, BA Classical Studies:  Associate with a leading global executive search and assessment firm that works closely with public and private companies/organizations to assess and recruit senior executives and board members to drive long-term growth and success, Boston, MA.

Air Force Scientific Analyst, USAFA ’10 Operations Research:  Brand Management with a $1 billion consumer packaged goods company focused on vitamin supplementation and nutrition products, Los Angeles, CA.

Army Aviation, USMA ’07 Mechanical Engineer:  Manufacturing Manager with a leading Pharmaceutical Biotech manufacturer that provides Custom Development, Custom Manufacturing, and Bioscience Solutions for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies, Portsmouth, NH.

Navy Surface Warfare, BS Human Resources Management: General Management Development Program with a FORTUNE 500 company with 13,800+ retail locations in the US and revenues over $15 billion, Chesapeake, VA.

Army Logistics, BA Political Science:  Plant Manager for a family owned and operated $2B consumer packaged goods company, Northern California area.

Air Force Civil Engineer, USAFA ’06 Civil Engineer/MBA:  Project Management role with a multi-billon dollar FORTUNE 500 company and a leader in mechanical and electrical construction, industrial and energy infrastructure, and building services provides facilities, Cincinnati, OH.

Army Armor, BS Mechanical Engineering:  Manufacturing Development Engineer with a FORTUNE 500 company and leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of medical devices for interventional medical specialties around the globe, Minneapolis, MN.

Army Signal, BS Criminal Justice:  Production Supervisor for a GLOBAL FORTUNE 500 company and one of the world’s leading building products and materials companies, Denver, CO area.

Navy Surface Warfare Officer, BS Electrical Engineering: Project Manager/Business Analyst with a company that provides express shipping to 220 countries and territories throughout the world, Memphis, TN.

Navy Pilot, USNA ’06 Physics:  Applications Engineer for one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science with expertise in specialty glass and ceramics in consumer segments such as  Telecommunications, Life Sciences, Display Technologies, Environmental Technologies, and Specialty Materials, Upstate NY.

Navy Submariner, BS Manufacturing Engineering:  IT Project manager for a multi-billion dollar, global food company focused on a range of products from high-quality soups and simple meals to snacks and healthy beverages, Philadelphia, PA area.

Army Armor, BA Political Science:  Consultant with the premier provider of customized business continuity and IT disaster recovery consulting services and software solutions, Cleveland, OH.

Regarding compensation packages, in most cases they will include base salary, performance bonus eligibility, healthcare for the employee and family, retirement plans and more.  The complete package depends on the candidate’s credentials, how well he or she interviews, cost of living and several other factors.  More details and specific compensations are addressed in a recorded webcast in our Learning Library.  Click on this link if you are a registered user of our Resource Center.  If you are not, go create a profile in our Resource Center.  Once you create a profile, you will then have access to the Learning Library.  Choose the folder “Webcasts: Transition Perspectives” and then choose the Webcast titled “Compensation Discussion”.

Rob Davis