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Event Detail
Employer Site Visit: Best Buy HQ Logo
Employer Site Visit: Best Buy HQ
4/7/2017 9:00 AM - 4/7/2017 1:45 PM

Note: If the 'Register' button does not appear for this event, it may mean registration is filled. Please contact Emily Gasperlin (; 612-626-4481) to be added to the wait list.

Join us at the Best Buy Corporate Headquarters on April 7th from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. During your time at Best Buy you’ll see our incredible corporate campus, hear from business leaders and UMN alumni about their career paths and day-to-day work, learn more about our company, current initiatives and what your career could look like here!
For over 50 years, Best Buy has been a catalyst for the rise of technology as a means to improve virtually every aspect of our lives. Best Buy is recognized as a leading retailer of consumer electronics and one of the top ten retail websites. Regardless of whether you are a store employee, work in one of our distribution centers, or work at our corporate headquarters, the work you do will help enrich the lives of our customers
“Having Fun While Being the Best” is not only one of our four core values which we live out each day; it’s a way of life at Best Buy. Our employees strive to be the best in the business while building a culture of recognition, professional growth and fun. Whether you’re walking into one of our 1,000+ stores or into our corporate offices, you’ll feel the energy and buzz – it’s a fun place to be. Our employees are passionate about the work they do, which is easy to do when you’re working with leading consumer electronics products and vendors.
Visit to learn more about the exciting career opportunities at Best Buy!

Registration is required by April 5. Register on GoldPASS.

Free transportation will be provided. Board the bus at Northrop Memorial Auditorium, 84 Church Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455 (Near the east entrance of Northrop). The bus will be leaving PROMPTLY at 9:15 AM.


10:00am - 10:30am: Welcome & Overview

10:30am - 11:00am: Keynote Speaker (David Downing/Kristy Hartung, Corporate Leadership Training)

11:00am - 11:30am: Tour & Break
11:30am - 12:15pm:  Panel
-Jason Bruce, Recruiter (Moderator)
-Stacy Pratt, Sr. Recruiting Coordinator
-Ali Weideman, Sr. Demand Planning Analyst
-Kristin Sampson, Manager, Brand Marketing
-Sibi Murugesan, Senior Strategy Analyst SGO
-Alan Woodstrom, Senior Manager, Digital Analytics

12:15pm - 1pm: Lunch & Networking
U of M Alumni
Sam Schippel, Sr. Demand Planning Analyst
Sarah Asmus, Merchant Analyst
Mike Hohag, Assoc. Manager, Trade In
Natalie Fogal, Assoc. Manager Media Network
Employee Resource Groups
Christine Andre
Ehren Minkema
Brent Ostrowski
Jessica Meyer
Sarah Shulman
Danielle Indovino Cawley

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