THIS WEEK in Career Development:
Just a reminder to sign up for our Trinity Days trips to Washington D.C. and Boston!
TUESDAY, February 19th:
12:15pm – Bantam Boot Camp Part 1: Resumes
Let the Career Development Center help you polish the skills you need to find an internship or job! The Boot Camp series will help you learn how to "power up" your resume, use networking to explore your options, build muscle into your cover letters and demonstrate outstanding interview skills. The first session focuses on resumes. Whether you have a working draft* or are starting from scratch, you will leave with an updated product. *Bring an electronic copy of your resume for on the spot feedback and updating.
12:15pm – Urban Teaching Corps Information Session
The mission of Urban Teaching Corps is to develop a corps of talented, passionate and committed future educators, who are prepared to dedicate themselves to teaching urban youth and closing the achievement gap. Urban Teaching Corps wants to connect our nation's most underserved students with great, new teachers. The truth is, many students in disadvantaged communities are falling through the cracks. To combat this, urban students need the best teachers--they need teachers who are highly skilled and committed and they need teachers who feel a strong personal connection to them, and to whom urban students feel connected. Join us for an information session with Candace Simpson '12 to hear more about their exciting opportunities.
4:00pm – New England Center for Children Information Session
Want to make a positive difference in the life of another person? Become a teacher for children, adolescents, and young adults with autism and related developmental disorders
(Teaching certification not required). The New England Center for Children is a leader in autism research and education. Come learn more about this career opportunity and speak with a recruiter from The NECC. Great benefits, including on-site graduate degree programs!
4:00pm – UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School Webinar
UNC will be hosting an admissions webinar to discuss their business program. This one-year program is targeted to NON-accounting majors. Liberal arts majors do very well in our program and are highly desired to all of our recruiters (with a 96-100% placement rate). There will be a brief presentation followed by a question and answer period. Please note our application deadline, March 1st, is fast approaching! The webinar link is below.
5:00pm – Life After College Senior Series – “Communication at Work: Do’s and Don’ts”
An interactive session with specific tips to help you prevent, reduce, and resolve conflicts with your boss, co-workers, roommates, parents, neighbors, and others. Learn how to deal effectively with the everyday sources of conflict so you can succeed, lower stress, and have more fun! After working as a mediator and attorney for a number of years, Jane Beddall '79, M.A., J.D. founded Dovetail Resolutions, LLC in 2006 to provide mediation services to help parties in conflict reach resolutions tailored to their interests.
WEDNESDAY, February 20th:
12:00-1:00pm – CDC Walk-Ins in Mather Hall
Join the CDC advisers as they host an hour of walk-ins in the Mather Hall lobby. Stop by on your way to/from lunch to ask a quick question!
4:00pm – Do YOU Have What it Takes to Write for TV? Information Session w/Steve Molton
Find out about Long Island University’s TV Writers Studio created by Norman Steinberg. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the TV industry from writer/producer/former HBO & Showtime exec, Stephen Molton. Submit your writing samples for critique and evaluation for enrollment in the new, highly selective M.F.A. in Writing and Producing for Television.
7:00pm – Get Your Interview On! Workshop w/ Bob Benjamin ’71 – Rittenberg Lounge, Mather Hall
Interview prep that really works! Discover your passion, build your confidence, beat the fear, learn how to prepare for an interview, develop an elevator speech, learn to answer tough questions and ask good one, realistic practice interviews.
THURSDAY, February 21st:
12:15pm – Fullbridge Program Information Session
The Fullbridge Program is a four-week accelerated, transformative boot camp designed to enable college students and recent graduates to successfully transition from their academic career to the professional workplace and make an impact from day one. Students who attend the Fullbridge Program come from every field of study with an understanding that certain practical skills are essential in any profession. A foundation of business knowledge and practices builds confidence—for everybody from engineers to creative directors to entrepreneurs—and makes an immediate impact in the workplace. Join us for an information session to learn more about the program and how to apply! *Scholarships available for Trinity students!!
6:30pm – Careers in High Technology Information Session w/ Lou Shipley ’85 & Anson McCook ‘12
Interested in joining the next Google, Facebook or Cisco? Would you like to work in a fast paced environment where you can make an immediate impact on a company? Consider a career in high technology sales, marketing, engineering, or finance. Join Lou Shipley '85, CEO of VMTurbo, and Anson McCook '12 for an informal discussion on pursuing careers in high technology.
FRIDAY, February 22nd:
12:15pm – Columbia Publishing Course Information Session
Join Abigail Alderman ’11, Corporate Communications Coordinator for Hearst Magazines, as she discuss her experiences at the Columbia Publishing Course and in the publishing industry. The Columbia Publishing Course is an intensive introduction to all aspects of book, magazine, and digital media publishing, from evaluations of manuscripts to the sales and marketing of finished products. At CPC students learn directly from leaders in the industry--writers, editors, publishers, design directors, illustrators, advertising experts, and publicists. Geared to recent college graduates and culminating in a job fair, the course also includes extensive preparation for the job market. Recent graduates have landed at Random House, HarperCollins, Scholastic, Marie Claire, Glamour, DailyBeast.com, and NYmag.com. Attendees can also expect to hear about what they can do NOW to prepare for the publishing job market.
TUESDAY, February 26th:
2:00-8:00pm - 4th Annual Intelligence Community Virtual Career Fair
The 2013 fair will highlight hundreds of internship & career opportunities available nationwide in a wide array of disciplines including the following:
Accounting, Budgeting, Auditing, Contracting, Financial Management, Administration – Human Resources, Logistics, Public Affairs, Clinical Psychology, etc., Clandestine Services
Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Data Scientists, Engineering – Electrical and Electronics, Foreign Language* – Language Analysts and Officers, Instructors, Contract Linguists, Information Technology, Intelligence Analysis – Economic, Cultural, Imagery, Military, Open Source, Regional and Technical, Mathematics and Physical Science, Mission support, Program/Project Management, Security, Police, Special Agents. Special emphasis will be placed on recruiting diverse candidates proficient in mission-critical foreign languages with cultural expertise from our Nation's many heritage communities.
*U.S. Citizenship Required