February 1, 2019 at 10:45 pm

RESCHEDULED | STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Industry Panel, Feb. 6

Note: This event has been postponed. A new date is to be determined.

The Career & Leadership Development Center has rescheduled the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) Industry Panel to Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in CoLab (Alden 301).

During the 2018–2019 academic year, three industries will be featured and include a panel of employers and Ohio University alumni. Light refreshments will be served.

This event part of the College of Arts & Sciences Career & Networking Week, Jan. 28 to Feb. 2, designed especially for undergrad and graduate students majoring in the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences.

About the Speakers

Rebecca Melick, portrait

Rebecca Melick

Rebecca Melick ’94 earned a B.S. in Forensic Chemistry from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO). In her current role as Chemistry Operations Manager at Nestle Quality Assurance Center in Dublin, Ohio, she oversees 125 analytical methods evaluating nutritional composition, food authenticity, chemical contaminants and packaging safety. Her unit performs more than 250,000 tests annually. Melick has been with Nestle since 2006, also serving as a quality specialist focusing on ISO 17025, 9001, 14001 and 18001 conformance and as a chemist in the Chemical Contaminant Department. Before that she worked for Proctor & Gamble, first as a research associate in Olean manufacturing, then as a senior research associate focusing on the effects of foods relative to bioavailabilty and clinical trials for new chemical entities. Her husband is also a Bobcat, graduating from the Russ College of Engineering.

Lexus CM Davis, portrait

Lexus CM Davis

Lexus CM Davis (’15 BSS) is a software engineer at JP Morgan Chase from the Software Engineer Program (2016). Prior to beginning at JP Morgan Chase, Davis was a part of the 2nd Tech Connect class. Her first rotation began in mortgage banking as a full stack developer on an application that supported the call center. In her second rotation, she worked as a developer in Enterprise Contact Center Services, which covers 55,000 call center agents. She worked under the Robotic Process Automation development team. Currently, she works on the CFW team as a pega developer and lead for automation testing on the team. She earned a Bachelor of Specialized Studies in Technology Engineering & Innovation Management from Ohio University in 2015. She was very active on campus, participating in a wide variety of activities including NSBE (senator), Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. (member) and peer mentoring first-year students. Post-graduation, she participated in a three-month intense coding boot camp focusing on C#, Asp.NET, MVC, HTML and CSS. Not only does Davis have a passion for technology, but she also is dedicated to mentoring young individuals, especially those from the inner city where she grew up.

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