Workshops and Events

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Schedule subject to change. Find up-to-date info and register for most events in LyonNet.

Workshops & Mini-Sessions
Career Fairs
Special Events
Alumnae Events
CDC Advisors Out & About

Workshops & Mini-Sessions

Events marked with a * are hands-on mini-sessions. These events have plenty of time for questions--and you'll be done in less than an hour!

Interviewing 101
Every Thursday at the CDC | 2:00-3:00pm | Walk-In

Resume Roundtables
Every Friday at the CDC | 2:00-4:30pm | Walk-In

LSAT Practice Tests
Most Fridays at the CDC | 1:30-4:00pm | Walk-In

Finding an Internship for Sophomores & Juniors
September 10th | 4:30-6:00pm | Hooker Auditorium | Register

International Student Recruiting & Visa Regulation Meeting
September 14th | 4:30-6:00pm | Hooker Auditorium | Register

*Finding and Connecting with Alumnae
September 15th | 4:30-5:30pm | Blanchard 226 | Register

*Resumes: Bullets with Flair!
September 16th | 4:30-5:30pm | Blanchard 318 | Register

*Preparing a Job Search Strategy
September 17th | 4:30-5:30pm | Blanchard 318 | Register

*Career Fair Prep - Research: Know Before You Go!
September 17th | 7:15-8:15pm | Blanchard 318 | Register

Applying to Law School
September 18th | 12:15-1:15pm | Cleveland L3 | Register
Lunch is being provided!

*Career Fair Prep - First Impressions and Follow-up
September 21st | 12:30-1:15pm | Blanchard 318 | Register
Feel free to bring your lunch!

Mock Interview Day Prep
September 25th | 9:00am-4:00pm | CDC | Register

Preparing for Grad School and the GRE
September 28th | 7:00-8:30pm | CDC | Register

*Most Challenging Interview Questions
September 29th | 4:30-5:30pm | Blanchard 318 | Register

Case Interview Roundtable Discussion
October 1st | 12:15-1:00pm | CDC | Register
Pizza is being served!

*Resumes: Targeting for Your Industry or Interest
October 1st | 7:15-8:15pm | Blanchard 318 | Register

Finance Mock Interview Day
October 2nd | 9:00am-3:00pm | CDC | Register

*Industry Research - Beyond Google
October 6th | 12:30-1:15pm | Blanchard 318 | Register
Feel free to bring your lunch!

*Dream Job: Where to Find Listings
October 8th | 12:30-1:15pm | Blanchard 318 | Register
Feel free to bring your lunch!

*LinkedIn: Making a Strong First Impression
October 12th | 12:30-1:15pm | Blanchard 318 | Register
Feel free to bring your lunch!

*Crafting Job Applications for Impact
October 14th | 7:15-8:15pm | Blanchard 318 | Register

Start Smart - Salary Negotiation Workshop
October 19th | 4:30-6:00pm | CDC | Register

*What to Wear on an Interview
Details TBD | Register
With the experts from Banana Republic!

Group Self Assessment & Vision Board
October 20th | 4:30-6:00pm | CDC | Register
October 27th | 6:00-7:30pm | CDC | Register

Preparing for the LSAT
October 21st | 7:00-8:30pm | CDC | Register

Lynk UAF: MHC’s Summer Internship Funding Program
October 27th | 7:00-8:00pm | Dwight 101 | Register

*Industry Research: Professional Associations
October 29th | 7:15-8:15pm | Reese 316 | Register

*Cover Letters: How to say “Pick Me!”
November 4th | 4:30-5:30pm | Blanchard 318 | RRegister

Frances Perkins Gathering: Intro to the CDC & Finding an Internship
November 4th | 4:30-5:30pm | Dickinson Living Room | More Info

*Including International Experience and/or Language Skills on Your Resume
November 5th | 12:30-1:15pm | Kendade VisiLab | Register
Feel free to bring your lunch!

*GoinGlobal: Launch an International Job Search
November 10th | 4:30-5:30pm | Kendade VisiLab | Register

*Take Your Profile to the Next Level
November 12th | 7:15-8:15pm | Kendade VisiLab | Register

Finding an Internship
December 1st | 7:00-8:00pm | Cleveland L2 | Registration coming soon!
Follow up Lab from 8:00-8:30pm also available.

Finding Summer Science Opportunities
December 3rd | 7:00-8:00pm | Cleveland L2 | Registration coming soon!
Follow up Lab from 8:00-8:30pm also available.

Career Fairs (Transportation Provided)

Smith College Career Fair
September 24th | 3:30-6:00pm | Smith College Indoor Track | RSVP with the CDC front desk

UMass Engineering & Technology Career Fair
September 30th | 10:00am-3:00pm | UMass Campus Center | RSVP with the CDC front desk

More Upcoming Career Fairs

Special Events

Senior Recruiting Kick-Off and Orientation
September 10th | 7:00-8:30pm | Clapp 16 Hooker

First-Year and New Student Job Fair
September 11th | 2:00-4:00pm | Blanchard | Walk-In

Columbia Law School Info Session
September 30th | 4:15-5:30pm | Cleveland L-3 | Register

All Women's College Finance Site Visit in NYC
October 8th | All Day | NYC | Register
This is an opportunity to visit Wall Street close-up at Barclays and Goldman Sachs with students from other women's colleges. The day will include transportation, lunch and presentations at Barclays, an afternoon at Goldman Sachs, and dinner on the road home.

Insider View Brown Bag Lunch Series
Get recruiting pro-tips from alumnae & CDC experts.
12:30-1:30pm | Blanchard 318 | Bring your lunch!

  • September 16th | Recruiting Overview & Timeline | Register
  • September 23rd | US Business Culture | Register
  • September 30th | Industry Info Deep Dive | Register
  • October 7th | Online Presence & Networking Etiquette | Register

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) Brown Bag Lunch
September 28th | 12:15-1:15pm | Blanchard 226
Feel free to bring your lunch!

International Affairs Graduate School Panel
September 29th | 12:15-1:15pm | Register
Feel free to bring your lunch!

LLEAP Symposium
October 23rd | 12:00-6:00pm | Kendade Atrium | More Info

Grinspoon, Garvey & Young Entrepreneurship Conference
November 6th | All Day | Off-campus | More Info
This conference brings over 450 college students and faculty together for a day of networking and learning about entrepreneurship. Attend breakout sessions, participate in a team competition, and enjoy a keynote speaker after lunch.

Lynk On The Road: Site Visit in Boston
November 13th | All Day | Boston | Registration coming soon!

SALT Financial Workshops
4:30-5:30pm | CDC
November 17th | Managing Your Federal Student Loans | Register
November 19th | Managing Your MHC & Global Student Loans | Register

Alumnae Events

Alumnae & Student Career Networking Fair
September 20th | 12:00-5:00pm | Kendade Atrium | Register

Alumna Advisory for the Day: Jana Kirlin Brownell '78
October 6th | 2:00-4:30pm | CDC | Register

Make Way for Women: Discussion with the Author (In-person event)
October 6th | 7:00-8:30pm | Kendade 305 | Register

Alumnae Chats
11:00-4:00pm | CDC
October 16th | Business, Consulting & Finance | Register
November 20th | Non-profit & Social Service | Register

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

Details on the CDC Advisor Out and Abouts for Fall 2015 will be posted shortly!