Independent Researcher Meeting
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.
Alumnae Chats: Global Career Search
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.
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.
Spring Mock Interview Day with MHC Alumnae and Staff
Prepare yourself for success! Practice and receive feedback with skilled CDC staff and Mount Holyoke alumnae in a realistic half-hour mock interview session.
Prior preparation with Big Interview is highly recommended. Submit your application through LyonNet by February 23rd!
Alumnae Chats: Advocacy, Social, and Human Service Careers
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.
Navigating Your Career in the United States as an International Student: Panel and Networking Reception
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.
Education Career Fair
Students pursuing teaching certification are invited to attend this career fair with local schools and educational organizations.
Student Employment Job Fair
Want to find an on-campus student job that will conveniently allow you to use your many skills to earn money? How about one that would help launch you toward that perfect internship, or help you decide on a career path? Come learn about the diverse and high-quality opportunities available through the MHC Student Employment Program.
Lynk on the Road Boston Site Visits
SAVE THE DATE! This special Mount Holyoke Lynk on the Road bus trip to Boston focuses on a variety of popular career tracks. More details to come at a later date.
First-Year Summer: Tackling Your To-Do List
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.
Alumnae Chats: Health and Public Health Careers
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.
MERC Education Fair
- Network with 80-100 public school districts, mostly from Massachusetts.
- Employers from charter schools, private schools, and educational organizations.
- The fair is designed to promote informal networking and introductions.
Alumnae Career Change Weekend
Stuck in a career rut and don’t know where to start?
Managing your career requires developing a plan that makes the best personal and professional sense for you. Without this, you might find yourself doing what’s convenient or what others want you to do and then discover that your career doesn’t align with your present-day needs.
Join career experts from Mount Holyoke College and Smith College to learn how you can get started on the professional trajectory you want.
Internship & Research Orientation and Celebration
This is a required event for Lynk UAF, created to prepare you for your role as a Lynk intern or researcher. Register in LyonNet.
Network with students going to a similar location, work with faculty and internship advisors to consider potential ethical, cultural or other issues related to your particular industry or academic area, learn from a panel of last year's Lynk UAF recipients, and much, much, more!
My Journey Begins Coffee Hour with the CDC
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.