executive in residence program
The Office of Co-op and Career Services hosts an “Executives In Residence” program. This program is open to all RIT students and gives you the opportunity to meet individually with top executives from our key recruiting companies to ask questions regarding resumes, interviewing, general job search or anything else you’d like to know.
This is your chance to gain unique insights and perspectives from professionals in the field! In addition, each "executive" will present a workshop on a pertinent topic.
Rodric Cox-Cooper on Friday, January 20
Public Admin | Corporate | Non-Profit
CEO, Wilson Commencement Park
Over 18 years of leadership experience. Served 12 years in the administration of former Rochester Mayor William A. Johnson, Jr. Joined Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor. Selected to lead Wilson Commencement Park. Areas of expertise: operations, program and financial management, community collaboration, motivation, and team building.
Recognized as one of the Rochester Business Journal’s 40 under 40 award honorees. Received the Dr. Samuel McCree Jr. Award for his efforts to improve the quality of life in Rochester. Served on numerous not-for-profit boards and committees, and is a graduate of premier leadership programs, including the United Way / African-American Leadership Development Program, and Leadership Rochester.
Lunch and Learn
Government vs Corporate vs Non-profit – Find Your Best Match!
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Bausch & Lomb Center (77) Rm: 2200
There are many different types of organizations for which you will be able to work when you co-op or graduate. What are the positive aspects (and not-so-positive aspects) of the various options. Are there skills, personalities or work styles that are better matched to one type of organization over another? Find your best match! RSVP required; space is limited, firstname.lastname@example.org / 475-2301
Individual Appointments Available
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Bausch & Lomb Center (77)
Interested in working in public policy, government or non-profit? Get some tips from an insider on how to break into these fields. RSVP required; space is limited, email@example.com / 475-2301
Leadership Discussion for AALANA students
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Carlson Center for Imaging Science (76) Rm: 1125
What skills do good leaders possess? How can you build those skills? What are the unique issues that AALANA students face as they strive to become leaders? Discuss these issues and more with a local community leader.
Eastman Kodak Company on Monday, January 23
Dolores Kruchten, MET ‘87
General Manager, Business Solutions and Services and Vice President
Ms. Kruchten's has held leadership positions in many parts of the business. She has led global organizations that included R&D, product manufacturing, sales, service, and marketing for digital, media, and traditional products. The majority of her career has been focused on business management, and she has received several business leadership recognitions including being named a finalist for the Jane Lanphear Legacy Award; being named a finalist for the 2006 Stevie Awards for Women Business Executive of the year; and being selected as one of the 2008 Women Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal.
Brad Kruchten, MS ‘88
President, Graphics and Entertainment & Commercial Films Business and Senior Vice President
Mr. Kruchten's career at Kodak began as a Quality Engineer. He expanded his engineering experience as a Manufacturing Engineer and a Development/Research Engineer. He moved into a sales position and held a number of sales/marketing positions. Became a product line manager for Business Imaging Systems. Named Strategic Business Unit Manager and a divisional vice president of the Capture and Services business. In 2000, named Chief Operating Officer and vice president of the Document Imaging unit. Then named Site Manager, Kodak Colorado Division, and became a divisional vice president of Kodak's Global Manufacturing unit. Prior to his current position he was President of the Film, Photofinishing and Entertainment group and was responsible for the profit and loss for all silver halide products.
Lunch and Learn: Women in Leadership
12:00 noon -12:45 PM 77/Bausch & Lomb Center Rm: A100
Dolores Kruchten graduated from RIT with a Bachelor’s degree in ME Tech and is now a Vice President at Kodak. Why aren’t there more women in leadership roles at technology companies? What strengths do women bring to the table? Have lunch on us and discuss how you can take charge of your career path and rise up the corporate ladder! RSVP required; space is limited, firstname.lastname@example.org / 475-2301
1:00, 1:20, 3:30, 4:00 77/Bausch & Lomb Rm: A100
RSVP required; space is limited, email@example.com / 475-2301
Interested in talking one-on-one with our visiting Kodak Executives? Get questions answered about your career path, breaking into the job market, taking technical skills to the business environment or any of your concerns.
Technical Degree but Interested in the Business Side?
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm 77/Bausch & Lomb Rm: A100
A technical background can be a great way to start a career that ends up on the management, leadership and business side of a company. There are specific things you can do to ensure you success as you plan your career. Learn about utilizing your technical and business interests.
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