For Juniors & Seniors:
Webinar: What Makes a Great Graduate Program & How to Determine Quality and Value Across Fields
Wednesday, February 4, 8 p.m. EDT
Join Jaime Dunn and alumni in the fields of medicine, law, education, public policy, and English as they talk about their particular experiences evaluating graduate school programs.
Enrollment is free and is open to SJC students and alumni.
RSVP: Jaime Dunn at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, February 3
Sea Education Association, Environmental Leadership Programs Info Session
Thursday, February 5, 3:45 Hodson Room, Mellon
SEA offers semester and summer environmental leadership programs that include sailing to various parts of the world. Learn more about the programs and St. John’s 15% discount in tuition.
The Great Hearts Academies Recruitment Visit
Thursday, February 5, and Friday, February 6, Career Services Resource Room
The Great Hearts Academies will once again be on campus to interview and recruit graduating seniors and GI students for teaching positions in Arizona and Texas. Be sure to sign up in advance (check your campus email for more instructions).
The Great Hearts Academies Information Session
Friday, February 6, 11:45 -12:45, Hodson Room, Mellon
Join alum Brittany Keehan, a teacher at the Great Hearts Academy, to learn more about the teaching opportunities there.
2Seeds Information Session
Tuesday, February 17, 3:45, Hodson House, Conference Room
The 2Seeds Network is recruiting exceptional graduates to lead community development projects in Tanzania. Join alumni to hear about their experiences and how you can participate.
For Juniors & Seniors:
Nuts & Bolts Workshop on Personal Finance, Renting, Managing Student Loans, and more!
Pizza and snacks provided!
Wednesday, February 18, 5:30, Conversation Room
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.
RSVP: Kathleen Cady at Kathleen.email@example.com by Monday, February 16.
Edgehill Endowment Information Session
Thursday, February 19, 11:45-1:00, Mellon 144
Join us to hear from Nina Scherago, a managing partner of Edgehill Endowment. She’ll talk about what she does in her position as well as what it’s like to work in the investment field and the path she took to get there. Nina graduated with a B.A. from Smith College and received an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. She has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. An internship opportunity with Edgehill will also be presented.
RSVP: Kathleen Cady at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, February 17.
Lunch with the BVG!
Friday, February 20, 12:00, FSK Lobby
Join the Board of Visitors and Governors, many of whom are alumni, for lunch.
RSVP: Kathleen Cady at email@example.com by Wednesday, February 18
Creating an Effective LinkedIn Profile Workshop with LinkedIn Expert & Trainer Paula Brand
Tuesday, February 24, 5:00-6:30, Hodson Room, Mellon
Paula Brand has a vast knowledge of LinkedIn and has as her goal to help you learn to use LinkedIn to reach your career goals. She will show you how to spend your limited time wisely and will share her favorite LinkedIn tips and tricks. Her program will cover the importance of LinkedIn for finding a job and marketing your skills; how to build a great profile (including how to make the most of every section and special tricks to be found for the right opportunities) and will conclude with a question and answer period. You are encouraged to bring a lap top or tablet.
RSVP: Kathleen Cady at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Friday, February 20.
Senior Workshop: Networking, Branding, Job Search Strategies
Tuesday, March 24, 5:00, Conversation Room
Join the Career Services Office for pizza and suggestions for networking, branding, and job search strategies.
Hodson Internship Information Session
Wednesday, January 14, 2:45, Conversation Room
This is your opportunity to ask us any questions you may have about preparing your Hodson application. Some past Hodson interns will be on hand to tell you about their application process and offer their insights. Handbooks with all of the application materials will be available as well as a handout with successful resume and letter of interest examples. The stipend for a full-time internship is $4,000. The application deadline is February 25, 2015.
Alumni-Student Networking Event
Friday, January 23, 6:00-7:30, FSK Lobby
The Alumni and Career Services Offices would like to invite you to join us for an Alumni-Student Networking Event. Come mix and mingle, with your fellow students and local alumni. Light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages will be served.
Following the event, please plan to attend the Friday night lecture, “Frozen Tears: A Reading of Inferno Canto 33” by Santa Fe tutor Cary Stickney. It begins at 8pm.
RSVP: Kathleen Cady at email@example.com by Wednesday, January 21.
Junior Networking Lunch with Alumni—Juniors Only!
Saturday, November 1, 12:00, Hodson House Conference Room
Enjoy a catered lunch and meet local Alumni and begin the conversation of life after St. John’s.
Architecture Information Session & Visit to Maryland AIA on Maryland Ave.
Tuesday, November 4, 3:45—Meet in FSK Lobby & walk over to AIA on Maryland Avenue We’ll visit the Maryland American Institute of Architects on Maryland Avenue where we’ll join Jeremy Kargon, Director of the Master of Architecture Program at Morgan State University.
Senior Workshop: Resumes, Cover Letters, Networking, Career Services Presentation
Wednesday, November 5, 2:45, Hodson Room
We’ll present the latest information about preparing effective resumes and cover letters, and the importance of networking.
Parents Invited to the Career Services Office Open House
Friday, November 7, 2:30-4:30, Career Services Office
All parents are welcome to drop by our office, located in the Pinkney building, to meet with us and to hear about how we can be of use to your students.
Parents’ Lunch with Hodson Interns
Saturday, November 8, 12:00-1:30, FSK Lobby
Join your parents for lunch in the FSK Lobby and hear from Hodson interns about their summer experiences.
Brunch with Alumna Author Barbara Rogan SF73
Sunday, November 9, 12:00, Private Dining Room
Rogan will talk about her path as a writer, what students can do to prepare for a career in writing and answer your questions about what it takes to be a writer.
Johnnie Women in Science Information Forum—All welcome!
Wednesday, November 12, 5:30, Private Dining Room
Join four women alumna representing several science fields:
Dr. Leslie Kay, Institute of Mind & Biology, University of Chicago
Saturday, November 15, 11:00 (Conversation Room)
Dr. Kay will be available to talk with you about the field of neuroscience and to answer your questions about graduate school programs.
How to Find an Internship: Presented by the Career Services Office
Tuesday, November 18, 3:45 (Hodson Room)
We’ll give you information about searching for or creating an internship that will help you explore a career field. It’s easier than you may think!
University of Maryland School of Law Forum
Thursday, November 20, 3:45, Hodson Room
Join a representative from the University of Maryland School of Law to learn about the opportunities there.
She will tell you all about their program and answer any questions you may have.
Join Roberto Salinas-León, Economist & Fellow at the Cato Institute
Friday, November 21, 11:45, Dining Hall (table near the back)
Mr. Salinas-León, an economist and fellow at the Cato Institute, invites you to join him during your lunch break to hear more about his career field.
RILA (Rome Institute of Liberal Arts) Presentation
Tuesday, December 2, 3:45, Hodson Room
A representative of RILA will also be on hand to answer your questions.
Also, please remember that the Pathways Fellowship deadline is on December 11, 2014. Please stop by the Career Services Office with any questions about your application.