Mihaylo College Cal State Fullerton alumna Tawanda Starms '00 and Frederica Weimer '86, speakers at an event sponsored by the Society of Excellence in Human Resources (SEHR).

Mihaylo Alumnae Tawanda Starms ’00 (left) and Frederica Weimer ’86 (right) will be among the five panelists at the SEHR Human Resources Executive Panel.

A panel discussion open to all Cal State Fullerton students will be held on Monday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Mihaylo’s Society of Excellence in Human Resources (SEHR), which seeks to equip students for careers in human resources and related fields.

Hoping for a rewarding career in a growing field? Consider human resources, which offers competitive pay, advancement opportunities and good working conditions. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, human resources specialists have a median income of $58,350 per year, while human resources managers make $104,440 per year.

SEHR is offering Cal State Fullerton students an introduction to the field with a panel discussion featuring five local professionals: Mark Manion, senior human resources leader for the landing gear and fuel tanks operations of GE Aviation; Karen Meno, director of learning and organizational development for the Irvine Company; Dan Shea, vice president of human resources for TRI Pointe Group; Tawanda Starms ’00 (finance) human resource director of Thales; and Frederica Weimer ’86 (management), vice president of human resources for the Boeing Company.

Students will have the opportunity to ask the panelists questions about human resources employment, their personal backgrounds and industry challenges. Food will be provided. The event, which will be held at SGMH 3230 on Monday, Nov. 28, at 7 p.m., is open to all Cal State Fullerton students. Business casual dress is required. Free registration is available online.

SEHR, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), promotes the professional development of Mihaylo students seeking a career in human resources through social events, networking opportunities and volunteerism. For more information, visit their Facebook page or email SEHR.CSUF@gmail.com.

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