Wednesday, September 2, 2:30, Hodson Room, Mellon
The I-Fund will hold an informational meeting about the I-Fund National Security Scholarship, a $10,000 award made to students with a demonstrated desire for a career in the national security field. The scholarship is open to sophomores and juniors. PLUS! There’s the possibility of a paid summer internship with participating sponsors in the Baltimore/Washington area and assistance towards a national security clearance.
Tuesday, September 15, 6:00, Conversation Room, Mellon
Join recent alumni and representatives from the Financial Aid Office, Alumni Office and Career Services Office to hear practical advice about life after St. John’s. Pizza and snacks provided!
RSVP: Kathleen Cady at Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, September 11.
Wednesday, September 16, 2:30 -4:30, Career Services Office, Pinkney
You’re invited to come meet our staff and learn about the office’s resources. We look forward to seeing you and refreshments will be provided!
Tuesday, September 22, 3:45, Conversation Room
The Pathways Fellowship enables St. John’s students to transition into graduate study or careers that call for special or prerequisite courses. Find out how you can apply for a grant of up to $2,500 to use toward summer courses or programs related to your career exploration!
Open to current sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Application deadline: February 10, 2016
Wednesday, September 23, 2:45, Hodson Room, Mellon
Join Kathea Smith, the director of Admissions and Recruitment at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland to hear more about their post-bac pre-med program and their limited residency distance learning master’s degrees in creative non-fiction, cultural sustainability, digital arts, environmental studies and management. They also offer a master of arts in teaching program.
Saturday, September 26, 8:45 – 10:15, Gym
Join St. John’s alumni for breakfast! Talk informally with alumni about their careers and the paths that led to them. Alumni will be seated at tables labeled by career field and a variety of career fields will be represented.
Wednesday, September 30, 5:00 pm, Hodson Room, Mellon
Jehanne Dubrow’s poetry, creative nonfiction, and book reviews have appeared in Southern Review, The New Republic, Poetry, The Hudson Review, The New England Review, as well as on Poetry Daily and Verse Daily. She is the Director of the Rose O’Neill Literary House and an Associate Professor of creative writing at Washington College in Chestertown, Maryland. Dinner will be provided.
Thursday, October 1, 11:45am-1:00, Conversation Room
Join Katya Valasek, JD, Director of Admissions Marketing at Seton Hall Law School for an interactive session regarding the law school admissions process and information about Seton Hall Law in particular.
Ask questions about writing personal statements, taking the LSAT, and anything else that’s on your mind.
Wednesday, October 7, 2:45, Hodson Room, Mellon
Ashley Trim of Pepperdine University will talk about “what’s next and might graduate school help” with the opportunity for questions and conversations. She’ll also talk about their School of Public Policy and why policy is an option to at least consider for someone with a St. John’s background.
Refreshments will be provided.
Led by Marybeth Beydler A16
Wednesday, October 7, 5:00, Conversation Room, Mellon
St. John’s students who participated in summer research experiences will share information about how they found their sites, what types of research they performed, and the value they received from their experiences. It promises to be a terrific opportunity to think about your own research possibilities. Food will be provided.
Wednesday, October 14, 5:00, Location to be determined
A panel of local alumni will present resume information and offer resume critiques.
Thursday, October 15, 3:45, Hodson Room, Mellon
Launch your international career with the Peace Corps. Come chat with recruiter Shervin Stoney about opportunities to live, learn, and work with a community overseas. He will also tell you about Peace Corps' new, shorter, simpler application and choice-based assignment selection process.
Saturday, October 17, 12:00, Hodson House Conference Room
Enjoy a catered lunch and meet local alumni to begin the conversation of life after St. John’s. Please RSVP byOctober 14 to Kathleen Cady at Kathleen.email@example.com.
Tuesday, October 20, 3:45, Conversation Room, Mellon
With an internship you can expand your skills, explore talents, and learn about the realities of fields in which you think you might like to work. Interns from previous summers will tell you about their application process and share their insights. Come to the forum to find out more about the Hodson Internship Program. Handbooks with all of the application materials will be available. The stipend for a full-time internship is $4,000.
Wednesday, October 21, 11:45, Conversation Room, Mellon
Join tutors for a discussion of what the graduate school application process looks like and how to prepare for it now and ask any questions about graduate school that are on your mind! Lunch provided.
Wednesday, October 21, 2:30, Hodson Room, Mellon
A continuation of the conversation at lunch, tutors will talk about discipline specific topics related to applying to graduate school, including writing the personal statement and submitting writing samples, letters of recommendation, and more!
Wednesday, October 21, 7:00, Conversation Room, Mellon
Join us for a discussion with Dr. Rachel Seay (A02) about some of the most vital but often neglected areas of women’s health and what still needs to be done to address the medical needs of women and children around the world. All are welcome. Refreshments will be provided.
Friday, October 23, 11:45, Private Dining Room
A university relations manager from SIT study abroad will talk with you about the more than 70 study abroad programs — in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. Many are in the summer!
Tuesday, October 27, 3:45, Conversation Room
Details to come!
Saturday, October 31, 12:00, Hodson House Conference Room
Enjoy a catered lunch and meet local alumni to begin the conversation of life after St. John’s. Please RSVP by October 28 to Kathleen Cady at Kathleen.firstname.lastname@example.org.
More events will be added—so be sure to check your SJC email for updates!