Events

Independent Researcher Meeting

Jan. 25, 2018 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gamble Auditorium

If you are interested in conducting independent research this year, by which we mean that you will conceive of, plan and conduct the research yourself, you must attend this meeting. Register in LyonNet.

You will learn about the whole registration 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.

MHConnect Internship & Research Fair

Jan. 26, 2018 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chapin Auditorium

Learn about high-quality, well-mentored, summer internship and research opportunities with organizations that prefer Mount Holyoke students over others. From the arts to pre-health to community organizing, there are many different types of opportunities, located in almost every region of the world. At this event, you will have the opportunity to learn about available internships from hiring employers, students who held internships last year, and/or members of the various MHC centers and offices that coordinate and hire for these opportunities.

Sophomore Institute

Jan. 28, 2018 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Chapin Auditorium

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.

Smith College Life Sciences & Technology Fair

Feb. 1, 2018 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Smith College Campus Center Carroll Room

***Free Shuttle Service from CDC***

Smith College is hosting their annual Life Sciences and Technology Fair for students from life sciences, engineering, psychology, math and computer science. The fair features employers offering internships and full–time positions.

Intro to Law School: What You Need to Know to Succeed

Feb. 7, 2018 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Career Development Center

Thinking about law school? Not sure what it's all about? Want to know what you can do right now to help prepare you for applying to and attending law school? Come to this workshop to hear a great overview. Open to ALL class years including seniors who may apply several years after graduation. Register in LyonNet.

First Year, First Summer

Feb. 9, 2018 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Clapp 203, 206 & 218

If you are a first-year student wondering how to prepare for your first summer, please attend to explore on creating your game plan! Register in LyonNet.

Crafting a Life in the Arts

Feb. 10, 2018 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Location to be announced

Considering an artistic career? Wondering how to craft a meaningful lifestyle? Want insider information on finding opportunities and connecting with established professionals? Join a campus-wide dialogue with established and emerging artists!

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UMASS Career Blast 2018

Feb. 22, 2018 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
UMass Campus Center Auditorium

***Free Shuttle Service from CDC***

For all majors and all class levels! Come to the region's largest career fair to discover full-time opportunities, internships, co-ops and summer jobs.

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Excel Crash Course Seminar - Wall Street Prep

Feb. 25, 2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Amherst College

This 1-day seminar turns students into Excel "power users" by introducing them to time-saving keyboard shortcuts and powerful functions and features that will set them apart on the job. Open to Mount Holyoke students. Hosted by the Amherst College Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.

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Mock Interviews with MHC Alumnae and Staff

Feb. 27, 2018 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Career Development Center

Prepare yourself for interviewing success! Practice and receive feedback from skilled CDC staff members and Mount Holyoke Alumnae in a realistic half-hour mock interview session. 
 
Prior preparation with Big Interview is highly recommended. Submit your application via LyonNet

Spring Student Job Fair

Mar. 2, 2018 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chapin Auditorium

Talk to various on-campus supervisors and learn about jobs that will be available for Summer 2018 and Academic year 2018-2019. You'll also have the opportunity to have your resume reviewed by expert staff and peer advisors from the CDC. Register in LyonNet.

Lynk on the Road Boston

Mar. 23, 2018 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Boston, MA

SAVE THE DATE!

Our Spring 2018 Lynk on the Road will take us to Boston on March 23rd. We will visit employers* in the following professional tracks:

  • Non-Profit
  • Healthcare/Biomedical
  • Law

The day will include site visits, plenty of Q&A, and networking. Visit the CDC during walk-in hours ahead of time to polish your resume and professional presence!

*Employers to be confirmed.

Education Career Fair

Mar. 27, 2018 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Willits-Hallowell Center

Are you interested in working in education? Students pursuing teaching licensure are invited to attend this career fair to learn more about opportunities with local schools and educational organizations. Open to all Five College students. MHC students - register in LyonNet.

Pillars of Wall Street Financial Training Seminar

Apr. 7, 2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr. 8, 2018 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Amherst College, Pruyne Lecture Hall, Fayerweather 115

Financial statement analysis, introduction to Excel, three financial statement forecasting and valuation fundamentals boot camp for Amherst, Smith College, and Mount Holyoke College students. Hosted by The Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning at Amherst College.

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AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation Workshop

Apr. 11, 2018 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dwight 101

AAUW Start Smart is specifically designed to teach you how to negotiate salaries for a new job. In this workshop you’ll gain confidence in your negotiation style through facilitated discussion and role-play and learn...

- How to identify and articulate your personal value
- How to develop an arsenal of persuasive responses and other strategies to use when negotiating
- How to conduct objective market research to benchmark a target salary and benefits
- About the wage gap, including its long-term consequences

MERC Education Career Fair

Apr. 19, 2018 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
George Sherman Union, Boston University

***Free transportation will be provided by the MHC CDC*** Claim your seat.

Are you searching for a job in education and related fields? Come to MERC!  The MERC (Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium) Education Career Fair provides an exciting opportunity for candidates to interact with hiring personnel from across the country and internationally.

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My Journey Begins Coffee Hour with the CDC

May. 16, 2018 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Career Development Center

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.