On Tuesday, the 17th of March, the luck of the Irish was in our favour because we were lucky enough to meet some of our new members and reconnect with old members at our Welcome Back High Tea!
Our keynote speaker Elise Margetts, who hails from The University of Melbourne, undertook a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Psychology. After completing a PhD in Psychology and interning at Harvard University, she is now working at Empirica as a market researcher. She gave us sound advice about navigating our undergraduate degrees, addressed fears and misconceptions about career paths and the importance of figuring out strengths and weaknesses.
Accompanied by copious amounts of tea, sandwiches and elegantly prepared petit fours (fancy word for cupcakes), our 18 guests shared their experiences from recent internships and professional development programs. From a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds, it was very useful to hear their own paths, career goals and aims for the future. This occasion also allowed Ellevate committee members to connect with members and get to know what we as a club can deliver to you.
We hope to see you at more of our events and get to know more of you as the year goes on!