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Looking for professional growth opportunities in the field of conference and events? ACCED-I has launched this Student Resource Center to help you find resources including one-on-one professional advice, resume reviews, sample documents and more! ACCED-I has created a network of professionals who are eager to see you become the next leading professional.

The Student Development Action Team is shining the spotlight on ACCED-I members who are currently students, or were former students now working as a professional in the collegiate conference and events industry. This month we meet Mei-Chun Woo, Event Planning Supervisor, University of Washington. 

What is the best advice you ever received?

The advice that comes to mind is ‘their emergency isn’t your emergency’. While it may sound callous, it helps me retain perspective with clients during stressful situations. That perspective allows me to keep a level head and better serve my clients. more

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