William James College (formerly MSPP) Information Session

Oct. 24, 2016 12:20 pm – 1:15 pm
Reese 301

Join Elana Wolkoff, PhD, faculty in the psychology department at William James College for a discussion on career options in mental and behavioral health. Register in LyonNet.

Friends Committee on National Legislation Information Session

Oct. 25, 2016 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Career Development Center

Learn about social justice training opportunities, stipend part-time positions, and paid full-time fellowships with this grassroots public interest lobbying group. Register in LyonNet.

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.

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.

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. 
Sponsored by The Career Development Center. 

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.

Our 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 students, and faculty to discuss anything of interest related to innovation, invention, entrepreneurship, arts management, 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....cookies and other refreshment will be provided.

LARC Career Fair & Interview Day

Nov. 4, 2016 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Boston, MA

The Liberal Arts Recruiting Connection (LARC) Career Fair & Interview Day on November 4th is open to a select few liberal arts colleges, including Mount Holyoke.

Meet employers from a vast array of industries including law, education, consulting, research, science, finance, government, and more. Free transportation from MHC.

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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.

Freddie Mac Information Session

Nov. 4, 2016 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Career Development Center

Mount Holyoke alumna Megan Pierouchakos'02 will be hosting an information session to discuss the opportunities and the elite two-year finance/analyst programs Freddie Mac has to offer. Register in LyonNet.

Student Worker Training Workshops

Sep. 28, 2016 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Oct. 14, 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 (10/14) New date!
  • and transferable skills (11/4 - registration coming soon).
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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.

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: Global Career Search

Feb. 24, 2017 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Career Development Center

Meet Mount Holyoke College Alumnae virtually and in-person at the Career Development Center. Alumnae professionals who have successfully navigated a global career search will hold small group meetings with students at the CDC.

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.