Events

UMass Amherst Engineering, Computer Science, & Technology Career Fair

Sep. 27, 2016 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
UMass Campus Center Lower Level

Meet over 100 companies and learn about their full-time career opportunities, internships and co-ops. For all STEM majors, all level students, first year to graduate level who hope to work in technical companies/careers. Professional dress is required. Free shuttle transportation from the CDC! First-come, first-served. 

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Your Own Collision Space

Sep. 27, 2016 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct. 4, 2016 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct. 18, 2016 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov. 1, 2016 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov. 15, 2016 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nov. 29, 2016 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Blanchard Community Center Room 318

Meet with friends, fellow studens, and faculty to discuss anything of interest related to innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, social impact enterprise, CGI-U, Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Institute, Mount Holyoke Innovation Impact Competition, creating solutions to global challenges, Draper Competition for Undergraduate Women, courses, Women of Business, business and finance.... and other topics of interest.  Informal, social, a place to build community....

Student Worker Training Workshops

Sep. 28, 2016 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct. 7, 2016 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Nov. 4, 2016 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Dwight 101

Student employees are invited to join us for one or all of these workshops, designed to help you gain the skills you need to be successful at MHC and beyond. Topics covered include:

  • professionalism (9/28), 
  • customer service (10/7)
  • and transferable skills (11/4).

WorldTeach Information Session

Sep. 28, 2016 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Kendade 305

Learn more about a 1-year international teaching opportunity designed for students from all majors. Register in LyonNet.

Interviewing 101

Sep. 29, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct. 6, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct. 13, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct. 20, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Oct. 27, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov. 3, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov. 10, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov. 17, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec. 1, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dec. 8, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Career Development Center

Preparation is the key to a successful interview! Practice common questions and learn about CDC mock interview resources, including Big Interview, during our special walk-in sessions.

Smith College Fall Career Fair

Sep. 29, 2016 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Smith College Indoor Track Facility

Meet with recruiters from corporate and non-profit organizations to discuss a broad range of internships, full-time jobs and graduate/professional school opportunities. Free shuttle transportation from the CDC! First-come, first-served. 

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Tuck Business Bridge Program Information Session

Sep. 29, 2016 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Career Development Center

Come and learn about this 4-week business program designed to prepare top liberal arts and science undergrads for challenging careers. Register in LyonNet.

Alumnae Chats: US & International Non-Governmental Organization Careers

Sep. 30, 2016 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Development Center

Meet Mount Holyoke College Alumnae virtually and in-person at the Career Development Center for a series of afternoon chats about careers in non-governmental organizations.*Pre-Registration Required by Sunday, September 25th. Space is limited, so sessions may fill before the registration deadline.

Cognito Media Information Session

Sep. 30, 2016 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Kendade 305

Meet with MHC alumna Courtney Woolston '12 and learn more about Cognito Media, an integrated financial PR and marketing firm, specializing in financial services, FinTech, and technology. Register in LyonNet.

Audible Information Session

Oct. 5, 2016 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location to be announced.

Women in Tech @ Audible: An information session presented by women in tech for women exploring tech. Join representatives from Audible for a discussion on FT and Internship opportunities for students interested in Computer Science and Engineering. Register in LyonNet.

Fall Mock Interview Day

Oct. 5, 2016 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Development Center

Get ready for the busy fall job and internship recruiting season! Practice and receive feedback with CDC staff in this realistic half-hour mock interview session. Prior preparation with BigInterview is highly recommended. Registration coming soon.

How to Prepare for the LSAT: Kaplan Free Course

Oct. 5, 2016 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Development Center

Learn about how to prepare for the LSAT in this free workshop from Kaplan. Registration coming soon.

T. Howard Foundation Information Session

Oct. 11, 2016 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Career Development Center

Learn more about this internship program for minority students interested in the multimedia and entertainment industry. Interns are provided with networking opportunities, professional development training, scholarships, mentors and much more! Register in LyonNet.

Smith College School for Social Work Information Session

Oct. 12, 2016 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Career Development Center

Pizza will be served! Stop by and learn more about The Five College Circle of Scholars Program. This program started last year, made available to students (or recent graduates) enrolled at one of the Five College who are interested in applying to Smith College SSW.

StartSmart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Oct. 12, 2016 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dwight 101

Women working full time in the United States typically are paid just 79 percent of what white men are paid, a gap of 21 percent — and it’s even worse for women of color.

This workshop will empower you with the skills and confidence to successfully negotiate your salary and benefits packages. By learning strategies and practicing effective language, you'll gain valuable skills you can use throughout your life — well beyond your next negotiation. Register in LyonNet.

Social Entrepreneurship Summit & Masterclass

Oct. 14, 2016 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Morisson Room, Willits-Hallowell Center

Students and Faculty invited to open-forum discussion led by Guest Scholar Zainab Salbi and alumna Suzanne Bowles, an accomplished social entrepreneur, with opportunity for students to present their own social enterprise ideas and initiatives. 

"Dressed for Success" presented by Banana Republic

Oct. 19, 2016 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Dwight 101

All participants will receive a coupon for 50% off at Banana Republic! Marc Lovely, Branch Manager for Banana Republic, will be coming to campus to talk about how to build a versatile professional wardrobe on a student budget. (It CAN be done!) Using examples from BR's current line, he'll show you how to layer and swap a few key pieces to go from interview-ready to day-to day work to a casual evening out with friends. Join us for outfit ideas that work for your body and style!

Carney, Sandoe & Associates Information Session

Oct. 25, 2016 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Development Center

Are you a future teacher looking for your first teaching job? Thought about teaching after graduation, but you’re not sure where to start? Looking for a way to continue your passion for your area of study? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Carney, Sandoe & Associates—an educational recruitment firm that places teachers and administrators in K-12 private, independent, and like-kind (charter, magnet, pilot, and merit) schools across the nation and worldwide—wants to talk to you.

Lynk UAF Summer Funding Orientation

Oct. 26, 2016 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Cleveland L-1

Dreaming about an internship this summer? Come learn about how to get money from MHC to support those dreams! This is the only Lynk UAF workshop offered in the fall semester.

Finding Summer Science Opportunities

Oct. 27, 2016 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dwight 101

Interested in sciences or medicine? Join us for this workshop, which will focus on how to prepare and begin your search for research and internship opportunities in the sciences. The event will include a panel of student researchers covering how to build relationships with faculty, how to ask for recommendations and how to ask to work in faculty labs.

Finding Summer Science Opportunities Lab

Oct. 27, 2016 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Kendade VisiLab

Hands-on lab to practice searching for opportunities in the sciences with an expert. Space is limited for this 30-minute session and registration is required if you would like to attend.

Finding an Internship

Oct. 28, 2016 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Dwight 101

Is an internship part of your summer plans? This can't-miss workshop will focus on the basics of how to prepare and begin your internship search process.

You'll also get an orientation to special MHConnect curated internship programs, the MHC summer internship funding program, Lynk-UAF and general resources available through the CDC. Register in LyonNet.

Finding an Internship Lab

Oct. 28, 2016 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Kendade VisiLab

Hands-on lab to practice your internship search skills with an expert. Space is limited for this 30-minute session and registration is required if you would like to attend.

Grinspoon Entrepreneurship Institute Annual Conference and Showcase

Nov. 4, 2016 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
MassMutual Building, Springfield

This is an annual showcase of student entrepreneurship, with workshops and speakers, a “table-top trade show” of student startups, breakfast and lunch banquet with a keynote speaker. Following the event, there will be a tour for students of the Valley Venture Mentors facility, van transportation provided. Free for five college students.

Alumna Advisor for the Day: Liz McMullen '98

Nov. 9, 2016 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Nov. 10, 2016 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Career Development Center

Join MHC Alumna Liz McMullen '98, author, mentor, publisher, and digital A/V editor, for an individual advising appointment to discuss your interests and learn from her experiences. Bring specific questions and get the answers you've been waiting for! Register in LyonNet.

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LSAC Law School Forum in Boston

Nov. 11, 2016 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Boston, MA

Meet with representatives from ABA approved law schools. Also attend LSAC workshops that will help you: become more familiar with the LSAT and the testing process from the test developers; get advice about ways to finance your legal education;ask law school admission representatives questions about the application process;meet practicing attorneys and learn their strategies for professional success; and learn more from the diversity information panel about the unique challenges that may face students from diverse backgrounds.

Limited Seating -1st Come, 1st Serve. Register in LyonNet (coming soon).

Alumnae Chats: Science Careers

Nov. 11, 2016 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Development Center

Meet Mount Holyoke College Alumnae virtually and in-person at the Career Development Center for a series of afternoon chats about careers in science.

Science/Research, Pre-Health, and Pre-Law Lynk on the Road Bus Trip

Nov. 18, 2016 7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Boston, MA

Join the CDC for a day in Boston visiting employers and graduate schools in one of three tracks: science/research, pre-health, or pre-law. Details to be announced in the fall.

Sophomore Institute

Jan. 28, 2017 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Willits-Hallowell Conference Center

Every sophomore should attend this professional conference!

Our award-winning Sophomore Institute focuses on important skills that you, as a sophomore, need to build early for long term success.

Learn how to move forward with confidence. Equip yourself to pursue competitive summer internships. Include your various identities in your professional self. Begin or enhance your application for summer internship or research funding. Registration coming soon!

NYC Career Treks

Feb. 3, 2017 6:00 am – 10:00 pm
New York City

The Career Development Center is organizing a bus trip to visit New York City employers. There are four treks available: 

  • Large/International NGO Management
  • Arts Administration
  • Environmental Science
  • and Media.

Registration in LyonNet later this fall!

Crafting a Life in the Arts

Feb. 18, 2017 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pratt Hall followed by reception at Rooke Theatre

Join us for the seventh annual Crafting a Life in the Arts. This event brings together accomplished alumnae in the fields of Art Museum, Architecture, Studio Art, Art History, Creative Writing, Dance, Film, Music, and Theater to talk to students about their success in crafting a meaningful and fulfilling career in the arts. It will conclude with a networking reception and refreshments at the Rooke Theatre. Current students can register in LyonNet.

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Alumnae Chats: Advocacy, Social, and Human Service Careers

Mar. 3, 2017 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Development Center

Meet Mount Holyoke College Alumnae virtually and in-person at the Career Development Center for a series of afternoon chats about careers in advocacy, social, and human service.

Alumnae Chats: Health and Public Health Careers

Apr. 7, 2017 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Development Center

Meet Mount Holyoke College Alumnae virtually and in-person at the Career Development Center for a series of afternoon chats about careers in health and public health.