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. Register in LyonNet.

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MHConnect Internship Fair

Jan. 31, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
New York Room

Learn more about Lynk UAF eligible MHConnect internship and research opportunities in the US and around the globe. MHConnect positions are high-quality, competitive opportunities where Mount Holyoke students have access to a special application pathway and benefit from the close relationship that the college has cultivated with the organization.

Finding an Internship

Feb. 1, 2017 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cleveland L-1

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

Feb. 1, 2017 7:30 pm – 8:00 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.

First-Year Summer: Tackling Your To-Do List

Feb. 3, 2017 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

First-year students: check off your to-do list and begin summer planning in this interactive and stress-free workshop! Bring your laptop and your resume (if you have one prepared). We will strengthen your resume, go over tips on your LinkedIn profile, utilize networking tools on LyonNet, learn how to draft networking emails, and many other topics. Register in LyonNet.

Independent Researcher Meeting

Feb. 7, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dwight 101

Interested in conducting independent research this year, by which we mean that you will conceive of, plan and conduct the research yourself? Learn about the whole research process, from writing a proposal to finding a mentor to navigating MHC research policies.

Attendance is required for Lynk UAF support of any independent summer research project. Register in LyonNet.

Susan Silberman '75, Alumna Advisor for the Day

Feb. 10, 2017 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Career Development Center

Join MHC Alumna Susan Silberman '75, Director of Programming at MassBio, Boston at the Career Development Center for an individual advising appointment where you can discuss your interests and learn from her experiences. Bring specific questions and get the answers you've been waiting for! Register in LyonNet.

Career Stories: Individual Experiences of Transgender Professionals

Feb. 17, 2017 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Stimson Room

Alumnae/i, faculty, staff, and friends of the college will share their individual stories of navigating their work lives and careers as a person with their particular identity in our Career Stories series. They will share their professional experiences, ideas, and advice for others.

There will be an opportunity for listeners to ask questions and discuss their own experiences. Please join us in creating an encouraging environment for learning and discussion. A pizza (gluten free too) lunch will be provided.  Register in LyonNet.

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.

OPT/CPT Workshop

Feb. 28, 2017 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Dwight 101

Thinking about interning off campus over the summer? Are you graduating in May? Come learn about Optional Practical Training and Curricular Practical Training, which are types of work permission you need in order to be able to work or intern off-campus if you hold the F-1 visa.

Remember as an international student on the F-1 visa, you must have permission to be able to work off campus.

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.