Speaker: Jason Masherah “”How Can You Align Your Passion With a Career?” @ MSU Union--Lake Huron Room
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Speaker: Jason Masherah ""How Can You Align Your Passion With a Career?" @ MSU Union--Lake Huron Room

The College of Arts & Letters is pleased to host Jason Masherah, President of Upper Deck Company, who will speak on the Business of Pop Culture.

What does it take to make a career in the sports industry?  

How can you align your passion with a career?


Jason is an ambitious business development professional with proven track-record of identifying new business opportunities, successfully negotiating contracts and closing deals, managing worldwide relationships with corporate partners, directing global marketing plans and growing revenue.  

Jason Masherah is an MSU Alumni 1999 Marketing; Broad Business; MBA from Indiana

Social Media Masterclass for Creatives @ Music Building, Room 145
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

An effective social media strategy is essential for musicians, artists, and other creatives who want to build their own business, side hustle, or freelance work. Join us to gain strategies to build a coherent business or personal brand, increase fans/followers, and convert those followers into clients, customers or opportunities.

Unpacking Your International Experiences @ Student Services Building, Room 113
Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Wondering how to talk about your study abroad or international experience to employers? This workshop will help you explain your international experiences so that they are meaningful to employers and graduate schools. We’ll discuss all the ways you can share your international experiences on your resume, and how to talk about them in interviews. You’ll hear experiences from students in Spartans Abroad Global Ambassadors (SAGA – study abroad student group), International Student Association (ISA), and Career Peers (Career Services student employees). Students that have studied abroad, international students, or students that have spent time abroad, may benefit from this program.


How to Create Impact through a Career in Public Service Workshop @ Eustace-Cole Hall, Room 207/208
Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
How to Create Impact through a Career in Public Service Workshop @ Eustace-Cole Hall, Room 207/208

Please come prepared to engage in group discussions and reflective writing prompts. Undergraduate students at all levels are welcome. This workshop is intended for students planning on applying for prestigious awards in the future.

In this workshop you will:

•    learn about the landscape of public service careers;

•    discuss issues you and your fellow students are passionate about;

•    consider potential career path(s); and

•    work out next steps for how you will have impact

Dayne Walling is owner and manager of 21Performance (, a policy and management consulting company built on his professional experience as a public executive and social entrepreneur. He served two terms as the Mayor of the City of Flint and under his leadership the city adopted its first comprehensive master plan in more than 50 years and developed collaborative initiatives in public safety, infrastructure, development and volunteerism. Before serving in elected office, Walling worked in the nonprofit and public sectors in Washington, DC and Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN and he created a community alumni network called Flint Club for his hometown. Dayne has served on the Michigan Community Service Commission, the Executive Committee of the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and as the chairperson of the national Manufacturing Alliance of Communities. He holds degrees in social relations, modern history, and urban affairs and is completing doctoral work in geography. Dayne was a Rhodes and Truman scholar from Michigan State University, an Aspen Rodel fellow and is an AmeriCorps alum.

Community Organizing Careers: An Info Session @ Online
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Organizing Careers: An Info Session @ Online

DART will hold an information session on Wednesday, October 16 at 7 pm to discuss careers in community organizing with MSU students and alumni. RSVP at

DART organizations unite congregations to work for social, economic and racial justice. We’re building power to win on issues including:

  • Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
  • Reining in predatory lending practices
  • Expanding access to primary health and dental care
  • Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
  • Improving low-performing public schools
  • Fighting for immigrants’ rights

To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to visit Still have questions? Contact Sarah Storar at or (937) 974-6093.


Coffee Chats with Green Corps @ 1855 Place, Starbucks Lobby
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Coffee Chats with Green Corps @ 1855 Place, Starbucks Lobby | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

You’re invited to schedule a 15-minute one-on-one timeslot to connect with a recruiter from Green Corps– an organization dedicated to training folks committed to contributing to the environmental movement. Green Corps is part of The Public Interest Network, a set of groups with a shared mission to preserve irreplaceable resources like air, water, and a livable climate; to transform systems of transportation and energy; and to distribute food in ways that don’t destroy the environment or threaten human health.

Interested individuals should reserve a spot online here:

PLEASE NOTE: Registering for this event on Handshake does NOT book you a spot. Email JMC’s Career Consultant Karissa ( with questions.

Studio Crawl
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Studio Crawl @ Lansing | Michigan | United States

Visit Lansing’s most Creative Spaces. Explore Internship and Part-time opportunities. Expand your network.

Join us for the 11th annual Mid-Michigan Creative Alliance Studio Crawl. The studio crawl is a unique opportunity to tour local Lansing studios and gain insight into the many creative businesses operating in the Capital City. Studios will be hosting tours of their spaces and answering questions from 3:00-5:00 p.m. After this, everyone will head to Lansing Brewing Company for a networking mixer!

You can come and go as you please. Do what’s convenient for you. Crawlers can start at any agency and visit the creative spaces at their own pace. Tours will be running every 10 to 15 minutes throughout the crawl.

Incorporating 21st-century Skills Into Museum Practices Presentation @ Kedzie Hall, Room S107
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm
Incorporating 21st-century Skills Into Museum Practices Presentation @ Kedzie Hall, Room S107

Prof. Stephanie Grimes will speak about “Incorporating 21st-Century Skills Into Museum Practices,”  on Thursday, October 17 at 6 pm in room S107 Kedzie. Stephanie Grimes is an Art Historian and Digital Scholarship Strategist. Grimes creates digital resources for cultural institutions, focusing on the intersection of digital scholarship and public engagement. Grimes is committed to increasing both usability and innovation within the arts
and humanities.

This talk is part of the Art, Art History and Design Visiting Artist and Scholar Series.  Grimes used to be the DH coordinator at Ball State University, but before that, she worked at the Getty and the National Gallery in DC.

For more information, please contact Prof. Jon Frey,

On the Road: Southeast Michigan @ Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Detroit
Oct 18 @ 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
On the Road: Southeast Michigan @ Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Detroit

The College of Arts & Letters (CAL) Excel Network is excited to launch its On the Road: Southeast Michigan trip focusing on career opportunities in nonprofit and public administration. The trip, which will take place on Friday, October 18 from 7:00 am – 6:00 pm, will offer a small group of CAL students the opportunity to explore career options, learn about job/internship opportunities, and connect with professionals in these career communities: Nonprofit | Education | Social Impact and International | Law | Government.

Our trip will consist of the following:

– Employer visits to the Center for Michigan/Bridge Magazine, ACCESS Community Health Research Center & Human Services, and ACLU Michigan

– Lunch with MSU alumni working in Southeast Michigan

– Introduction to Detroit Spartans Alumni Club

– Tour of Arab American National Museum

Cost: There is a nonrefundable $15 program fee to cover lunch, transportation, and tour of the museum. After accepted to the program, students will be billed via their student accounts. Financial support is available to CAL majors only.

Application: If you haven’t already, make sure you fill out an online application here:

Other Information: This event is ideal for students interested in the Nonprofit | Education | Social Impact and/or International | Law | Government Career Communities. To learn more about the CAL Excel Network and sign up for Career Community news, visit

Questions? Please contact Christie Schichtel, CAL Career Consultant, via email at

Spartan Law Preview Day @ MSU College of Law
Oct 18 @ 8:45 am – 2:00 pm
Spartan Law Preview Day @ MSU College of Law | East Lansing | Michigan | United States

Considering law school?

Join us at the College of Law on Friday, October 18th to learn more about becoming a Spartan lawyer.

To RSVP for this event, please follow this link:

You’ll spend a half day learning about all aspects of the law school admissions process and the MSU Law community.