Workshops and Events

The schedule of events for the fall 2015 will be posted as we near the beginning of the semester. In the meantime, here is a list of offerings from the 2015 spring semester to give you an idea of what our programming looks like.

Career Fairs
Special Events
Alumnae Events 
CDC Advisors Out & About


Spring Orientation & CDC Showcase for New Students
January 22nd, 4:00-5:00pm  |  CDC 

Finding an Internship 
Presented by the CDC, the Miller Worley Center, and the McCulloch Center
January 23rd, 4:30-6:00pm |  Dwight 101 

LinkedIn & Twitter Lab - Beginners
January 29th, 4:15-5:30  |  Kendade VisiLab  

Career Basics Week - Resumes
February 2nd, 12:15-1:15  |  CDC 

Career Basics Week - Cover Letters
February 3rd, 12:15-1:15  |  CDC 

Career Basics Week - Interview Prep
February 4th, 12:15-1:15  |  CDC

Career Basics Week - LinkedIn & Networking
February 5th, 12:15-1:15  |  CDC

Career Basics Week - Beginning a Job Search
February 6th, 12:15-1:15  |  CDC 

LinkedIn & Twitter Lab - Intermediate
February 9th, 7:00-8:15  |  Kendade VisiLab

Finding Summer Science Research
February 10th, 4:30-6:00pm  |  Dwight 101

Design Thinking Workshop Series – Kendade 305
Attendance at one or more of these workshops is mandatory for Career Jam participants. 

    • Introduction to Design Thinking and Innovative Leadership
      February 10th, 4:30-5:30pm 
    • Deep Dive: Creative Problem Solving
      February 12th, 4:30-5:30pm 
    • Group Think or Group Genius? Leading Group Brainstorming Sessions
      February 17th, 4:30-5:30pm  

Translating Your Language Skills: Workshop for French Majors
February 11th, 4:30-5:30  |  Dwight 101

90-Second Elevator Pitch Workshop
March 2nd, 4:15-5:15pm  |  Rooke Theater Lobby 

Summer Planning for First Years
March 4th,  12:30-1:30pm  |  CDC

Video Pitch Workshop 
March 4th, 4:00pm  | Dwight 202 

Life Outside MHC: Finding Summer Housing
March 4th, 7:00-8:00pm  |  Kendade 305 

Business Model Canvas Workshop
March 10th, 6:00pm  |  Kendade 203

Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC) Prep Session
March 10th, 4:15-6:45pm 

Philosophy and Law Panel
March 24th, 4:15-5:15pm  

Entrepalooza and Pitch Workshop
March 24th, 4:00pm  |  Dwight 202 

LinkedIn & Twitter Lab - Intermediate
April 2nd, 4:15-5:30  |  Kendade VisiLab 

Start Smart Salary Negotiation
April 6th, 5:00-7:00pm  |  Willits-Hallowell 

LinkedIn & Twitter Lab – Beginners
April 17th, 12:15-1:30pm  |  Kendade VisiLab

Career Fairs (Transportation Provided)

Smith College Life Sciences & Technology Fair
February 5th, 3:30-6:00pm  | Smith College Campus Center  |  RSVP with the CDC front desk

Amherst College Nonprofit and Government Career Fair
February 20th, 12:30-3:00pm  |  Amherst College Keefe Campus Center

Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC) Education Fair
April 23rd, All Day  |  Northeastern University, Boston 

More Upcoming Career Fairs

Special Events

NYC Finance Site Visit with Smith College
January 23rd, All Day  |  NYC

Crafting a Life in the Arts
February 7th, 12:30 – 4:00pm  |  Pratt Hall

Mount Holyoke Career Jam
February 20th, 2:30-6:30pm  |  Willits-Hallowell

MHC Lynk on the Road: The Arts (Film Studies, Journalism & Communications, and Arts Administration)
Trip Date: March 10th, All Day 
The CDC has organized a site visit to NYC for students interested in film studies, journalism, communications, and arts administration! The various "tracks" will go on area-specific site visits, and the entire group will meet for an evening reception at an art gallery with NYC MHC alumnae. 

  • Film Studies: Tribeca Film Festival Staff Meet & Greet + Art Gallery Reception with MHC Alumnae. Register in LyonNet
  • Journalism & Communications: Thomson Reuters Alumna & Staff Meet & Greet  + Art Gallery Reception with MHC Alumnae. Register in LyonNet
  • Arts Administration: Alvin Ailey (with MHC Alumna), Sotheby's, and Liz O'Brien Inc  + Art Gallery Reception with MHC Alumnae. Register in LyonNet

Lynk: On the Road with the Weissman Center
March 12th, All Day  |  Boston, MA 

Senior Summit
March 29th,8:30am-5:00pm | Willits-Hallowell

Pitch4 Competition
March 27th, 5:30-7:00pm  |  Kendade 305

Dress for Success with Banana Republic
April 16th4:15-5:45pm I CDC Library 

Save the Date: Internship Kick-Off with McCulloch, Weissman, and Miller Worley Centers
April 26th, 1:00-5:00pm  | Chapin

Alumnae Events

International Student-Alumnae Networking Event
March 1st, 1:15-3:45pm  

Alumnae Chats
March 6th, 12:00-4:00pm  |  CDC

French Alumnae Panel: What in the World Can You Do with a French Major?
March 25th, 4:30-6:00pm

Alumnae Chats
April 10th, 12:00-4:00pm  |  CDC

CDC Advisors Out & About: Advising Walk-up Info Tables

February 25th, 5:00-7:00pm  |  Buckland Dining Hall
March 4th, 5:00-7:00pm  |  Prospect Dining Hall
March 11th, 5:00-7:00pm  |  MacGregor Dining Hall 
March 25th, 5:00-7:00pm  |  Rockefeller Dining Hall
April 1st  5:00-7:00pm  |  Ham Dining Hall
April 8th, 5:00-7:00pm  |  Wilder Dining Hall