Take Your Child to Work Day Information Session

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 | Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm | Location: Virtual – Zoom

Event Description

Are you considering attending Take Your Child to Work Day and you have questions about the event? Join the WorkLife Office staff for an informational session regarding Take Your Child to Work Day. We’ll help explain how the day works, what to expect, and provide helpful tips to make the day a success for you and the special child(ren) in your life. This session is also helpful for supervisors or leaders who may have questions about how to best support their employees on this day. We’ll answer all of your questions regarding Take Your Child to Work Day.

Learning Objectives

  • What is Take Your Child to Work Day? And how does it work?
  • Who can attend and how do I register?
  • What are some considerations for employees and supervisors that will assist in making Take Your Child to Work Day a success for the whole unit/office?

About the Speaker: Name

Rachel Perez is a WorkLife Consultant for the WorkLife Office at Michigan State University (MSU). She brings 11 years of Human Resources experience as well as a bachelor’s degree from MSU’s Eli Broad College of Business. Rachel has served as an HR Coordinator and an Assistant Health & Safety Coordinator for the Student Life & Engagement division. In these positions, her teams benefited greatly from her project management and program coordination experience. As an HR Generalist for the MSU HR Solutions Center, she was able to advocate for faculty and staff members throughout the processes of hiring, benefits enrollment, and training, while considering their emotional and cultural needs as they begin a transition in their career. 

Fostering MSU’s values of inclusiveness and equity, Rachel has proudly served as a Project Manager for MSU’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee as well as a member of the DEI Advisory Board for Student Life & Engagement. She is a certified CPR/AED trainer, a certified Career Services Provider, and is trained in workplace violence prevention through the Crisis Prevention Institute. Furthering her education, Rachel is currently enrolled into the Master of Human Resources and Labor Relations through MSU’s College of Social Science. She looks forward to utilizing her education and experience to support our faculty and staff towards their wellbeing at work and in their personal lives. Rachel also has a limited working proficiency in Spanish speaking skills that she brings to the team.

Rachel is a mother of 3 children and is married to an MSU Spartan as well, go green! In her free time, she stays active as a Zumba Instructor through MSU’s Recreational Sports and Fitness Services department. She also enjoys playing volleyball, running, and outdoor activities including hiking, camping, and spending time at the beach.