Excel Crash Course Seminar - Wall Street Prep

Feb. 25, 2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Amherst College

This 1-day seminar turns students into Excel "power users" by introducing them to time-saving keyboard shortcuts and powerful functions and features that will set them apart on the job. Open to Mount Holyoke students. Hosted by the Amherst College Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.

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Mock Interviews with MHC Alumnae and Staff

Feb. 27, 2018 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Development Center

Prepare yourself for interviewing success! Practice and receive feedback from skilled CDC staff members and Mount Holyoke Alumnae in a realistic half-hour mock interview session. 
Prior preparation with Big Interview is highly recommended. Submit your application via LyonNet

Spring Student Job Fair

Mar. 2, 2018 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chapin Auditorium

Talk to various on-campus supervisors and learn about jobs that will be available for Summer 2018 and Academic year 2018-2019. You'll also have the opportunity to have your resume reviewed by expert staff and peer advisors from the CDC. Register in LyonNet.

Navigating Your Career in the United States as an International Student: Panel and Networking Reception

Mar. 3, 2018 1:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Morrison Room, Willits-Hallowell Center

Attend this annual event where you can connect with former international students at Mount Holyoke College. This dynamic group of alumnae will share their stories and offer advice about how to navigate your career search process as an international student. The brief panel will be followed by ample time for you and the alumnae to connect, engage in conversation, and enjoy light refreshments! Register in LyonNet.

The Alumnae Association and Career Development Center staff will share important resources and information. Please arrive promptly at 1:15 pm.

Co-hosted by the Career Development Center, McCulloch Center for Global Initiatives, and the Alumnae Association.

Student Employment & Career Development Center Office Hours

Feb. 1, 2018 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Feb. 21, 2018 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Mar. 7, 2018 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Blanchard Hall, Student Life Suite

Any student who has a question, concern, or ideas about how to improve Student Employment and Career Development offerings for students at MHC is invited to come share their thoughts with the CDC director or senior associate director for student employment.

Walk-in sessions for students seeking career and/or internship advising are available at the CDC every Monday-Friday from 2:00-4:30pm and at the MEWS every Friday from 10:00am-12:00pm.

MHC '10 Alumna - Caroline Barstow, DVM

Mar. 8, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blanchard 213

Presenter:  Dr. Barstow graduated from MHC in 2010 and Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. She interned with Hess Mcwilliams Veterinary Services starting in 2011 and just recently joined their practice in Amherst, working with both large and small animals. Caroline lives with her husband Steven on their family owned dairy farm at the base of Mount Holyoke.  She will talk about her career path and her internship at Town and Country Veterinary clinic in New Zealand.

Course Registration Workshop

Mar. 22, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blanchard 213

Presenter:  Katie Lipp, Director of Pre-Health Programs
Particularly valuable for first-years, sophomores, and those newer to pre-health requirements, but open to all. We will discuss course registration as it relates to pre-health requirements (any profession!), and highlight some of the relevant courses offered in fall 2018. This will not be the place to discuss major/minor requirements, specifically

Lynk on the Road Boston

Mar. 23, 2018 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Boston, MA


Our Spring 2018 Lynk on the Road will take us to Boston on March 23rd. We will visit employers* in the following professional tracks:

  • Non-Profit
  • Healthcare/Biomedical
  • Law

The day will include site visits, plenty of Q&A, and networking. Visit the CDC during walk-in hours ahead of time to polish your resume and professional presence!

*Employers to be confirmed.

Education Career Fair

Mar. 27, 2018 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Willits-Hallowell Center

Are you interested in working in education? Students pursuing teaching licensure are invited to attend this career fair to learn more about opportunities with local schools and educational organizations. Open to all Five College students. MHC students - register in LyonNet.

Dr. Francis X. Shen - Health Law Workshop

Apr. 3, 2018 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kendade 305

  Dr. Francis X. Shen, Harvard MGH Center for Law, Brain and Behavior Senior Fellow in Law and Neuroscience at Harvard Law School. He is also a McKnight Presidential Fellow, Associate Professor of Law, Graduate Program on Neuroscience at the University of Minnesota where he directs the Shen Neurolaw Lab (

Dr. Shen conducts empirical and legal research at the intersection of law and neuroscience. He has co-authored 3 books, including the first Law and Neuroscience casebook, and published articles on a range of neurolaw topics, including memory and lie detection, criminal justice, brain injury, evidentiary admissibility, sports concussion, juror decision-making, criminal mental states, dementia, and mental health.  He will discuss his latest research at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School.

MHC Alum Physician Assistant Panel

Apr. 5, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blanchard 213

Panel:  Rebecca Bassett '94, Jacquie Harris '12, & Karen Hogan '10
These physician assistants will discuss their career path, career, and answer questions.

Pillars of Wall Street Financial Training Seminar

Apr. 7, 2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr. 8, 2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Amherst College, Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather 115

Financial statement analysis, introduction to Excel, three financial statement forecasting and valuation fundamentals boot camp for Amherst, Smith College, and Mount Holyoke College students. Hosted by The Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning at Amherst College.

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AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Apr. 11, 2018 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dwight 101

AAUW Start Smart is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job. In this workshop you’ll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play and learn...

- How to identify and articulate your personal value
- How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiating
- How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits
- About the wage gap, including its long-term consequences

MERC Education Career Fair

Apr. 19, 2018 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
George Sherman Union, Boston University

***Free transportation will be provided by the MHC CDC*** Claim your seat.

Are you searching for a job in education and related fields? Come to MERC!  The MERC (Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium) Education Career Fair provides an exciting opportunity for candidates to interact with hiring personnel from across the country and internationally.

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My Journey Begins Coffee Hour with the CDC

May. 16, 2018 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Career Development Center

All seniors are invited to stop by to pick up a graduation gift from the CDC, create a sign and have your photo taken for #MyJourneyBegins, get some last minute career advice, and learn about our alumnae career resources. Coffee and donuts will be served.