Career Services Events

The Career Services Office in Annapolis holds events for and with current students and alumni, providing resources and support for all aspects of the career and job search, from initial exploration through later career changes. These events provide students and alumni the opportunity to learn and do research into potential fields of endeavor, and all aspects of beginning or changing careers. We also host forums to bring alumni back to campus to talk about their experiences after graduating from St. John’s.

Students: Check your St. John’s email for updates.

2022 Spring Semester Career Services Events
Date & Location Event
Tuesday, January 11,
2 p.m. ET

(Virtual)

Wednesday, January 12,
11 a.m. ET

(Virtual)
Career Services Office Open House: Two Dates!
Stop by to meet the CSO staff members and learn about our resources. We look forward to getting to know you better!

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Tuesday, January 18,
Noon ET

(Virtual)
RILA Information Session
Join Francesca Calvano and Gabe Pihas of RILA to hear more about the summer seminars offered in Rome, Italy. This year the themes are: “Beauty and the Sacred” and “Empire and the Soul.” Learn more about all of their programs.

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Tuesday, January 18,
3:45 p.m. ET

(Virtual)
Hodson Internship Information Session
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.

Join us to find out more about the Hodson Internship Program. Hodson application materials are available online. The stipend for a full-time internship is $4,000. The application deadline is March 2, 2022.

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Tuesday, February 1,
3:45 p.m. ET

(Virtual)
Thomas MacLaren School, Colorado Springs, CO Info Session
A representative of the Thomas MacLaren School, located in Colorado Springs, CO, will talk about teaching opportunities at their top-performing K–12 grade charter public school. The student body numbers over 900 students with each student expected to master history, mathematics, science, literature, Latin, and English, as well as to gain familiarity with at least one other language and fine arts.

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Wednesday, February 2,
2:30 p.m. ET

(Klein Conference Room, Hodson House)
Valor Public Schools, Austin, TX Info Session
Valor Public Schools invites you to come learn about their K–12 classical charter schools, located in Austin, Texas, their approach to education, as well as their funded academic programs for undergraduates in La Jolla, California. Valor believes a truly human education addresses our deepest longings—to live in authentic communities, to have meaningful friendships, and to grow in wisdom and virtue.
Thursday, February 3,
Drop by between 3–5 p.m. ET

(Klein Conference Room, Hodson House)
Liberty Common High School, Ft. Collins, CO Visit
Drop by to talk with the assistant principal, Robert Robinson, about teaching opportunities at Liberty Common High School. Liberty is a tuition-free, public, parent-run, charter high school chartered by Poudre School District in Fort Collins, Colorado. The school is Northern Colorado’s clearest path to college delivering a college-preparatory, classical liberal-arts curriculum accentuating math, science and engineering in a safe, small-school environment.
Tuesday, February 8,
3:45 p.m. ET

(Hodson Conference Room, Mellon Hall)
Pathways Fellowship Information Session
Open to current sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

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! Application deadline: April 1, 2022.
Wednesday, February 9
Noon ET

(Virtual)
Maryland State Archives Information Session
Internships in Archival Management, Historical Research, and Electronic Archives

Join Emily Oland Squires, from the Maryland State Archives, to learn more about their volunteer internship opportunities related to processing, managing, and interpreting archival collections.

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Wednesday, February 9,
3:45 p.m. ET

(Klein Conference Room, Hodson House)
Wayfinding Workshop
The work you feel most passionate about will be work that engages your best gifts, strongest interests, and deepest values. Join us for the Wayfinding Workshop and start creating your own compass for living a fulfilling life. We’ll go through exercises that aim to help you define your values, work’s role in your life, and work that will fit well with your values. You’ll leave with valuable information to continue refining your path.
Tuesday, February 15
3:45 p.m. ET

(Klein Conference Room, Hodson House)
Fellowship and Scholarship Information Forum
If you are considering an application for any of the prestigious national scholarships and fellowships (e.g. Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright, Gates Cambridge, Mitchell), for graduate study beginning in the fall of 2023 or beyond, you are invited to attend this information session.

Potential candidates for these competitions must make a firm commitment to applying and will begin work on their applications over the summer. You are encouraged to attend so that you may begin considering a future fellowship application and learn about the scholarship requirements.

These programs are highly competitive, but St. John’s students have done well in them over the years. Please review the scholarships below, and if interested in any of them, attend the information session. Students with exceptional academic records, proven leadership qualities, solid histories of community service, and clear purposes for their graduate educations are the best candidates. If you are considering applying but are unsure if you meet the criteria, please come to the meeting.
Tuesday, February 22
Noon ET

(Virtual)
European Alpine Academy, Bavarian Alps
Back to Nature. Forward Thinking. Summer Program, 2022 Info Session

Join alumnus, Hans-Peter Soder (A81) to hear about their Back to Nature, Forward Thinking, Summer Program 2022.  The European Alpine Academy offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students to learn German while exploring models of sustainable living. Located in the beautiful Bavarian Alps, the Alpine Academy’s curriculum explores the region’s nature and heritage, focusing on contemporary ecological challenges of our times.

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Tuesday, February 22
7 p.m. ET

(Virtual)
Intelligence Careers: Analyst Roles in Federal Agencies
Learn about careers in the Intelligence field from several current analysts. Represented on the panel are the Department of Defense, State Department, FBI, and the NSA. This event is available to private, liberal arts colleges of the MD/PA College Career Center Alliance. The Zoom meeting is hosted by Notre Dame of Maryland.
Wednesday, February 23
2:30 p.m. ET

(Mellon Conference Room, Mellon Hall)
Marchutz School of Art Info Session
Hear from St. John’s Assistant Dean, Nathan Dugan and past participant, Chris Liu ’22, about this school of vision in Aix-En-Provence, France, and how to apply.
Wednesday, February 23
5 p.m. ET

(Hodson Room, Mellon Hall)
Resume Writing and Job Search Workshop
Join alumni Sabina Sulat (A92), Gigi Escalante (A92),  Avi Kumar (A21), Kevin Lam (A18), Tyler Mazur (A20), Richa Bhattarai (A18), Tim Luo (A20), and Kieran Dowdy (A09) for the latest in resume writing and job search advice. Break-out sessions for resume reviews will be possible.

We’ll provide pizza and drinks! RSVP to kathleen.cady(at)sjc.edu by noon on February 23.
Thursday, February 24
Noon ET

(Virtual)
American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) Summer Study Abroad Info Session
You’re invited to join a virtual webinar to learn more about the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT). The ACT Associate Director of Enrollment for North America, Ms. Vanessa Constantinidis, will talk about the opportunities for U.S. students to study abroad in Thessaloniki, Greece, what makes ACT exceptional (location, academics, community), life on campus and so much more! You will have the opportunity to ask questions about the academic programs, visas, deadlines and other.
Tuesday, March 1
1 p.m. ET

(Virtual)
Fulbright Program Info Session
Join Fulbright program staff to hear about opportunities for teaching, study, and research and how to apply for the upcoming cycle. Fulbright offers funded opportunities to pursue graduate or professional study, conduct advanced research, or teach English in over 140 countries.

For more information visit the U.S. Fulbright Program website. Meeting details will be provided by email.
Wednesday, March 23
3 p.m. ET

(Virtual)
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police Information Session
Join Maryland Natural Resources Police for a brief virtual session where you will have the opportunity to ask questions involving their agency as they are in the process of hiring Officer Candidates for their next academy class.

Maryland Natural Resources is recognized nationally as a leader in the field of conservation and boating law enforcement.

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Tuesday, March 29
3:45 p.m. ET

(Hodson Room, Mellon Hall)
LinkedIn Level-Up!
When someone Googles you, what do they find? How do you master the wisdom behind “it’s who you know”? What is your self-branding strategy? Having a positive online presence is essential, so learn how to effectively use LinkedIn for marketing, networking, and improving your job search.
Wednesday, March 30
12 p.m. ET

(Virtual)
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Information Session—with Andrew Hill (A21)
Join Daniela Coleman, Dir. of Admissions and Recruiting for SAIS Europe and Andrew Hill (A21), currently enrolled in SAIS’s Masters of Arts in European Public Policy program (MEPP) in Bologna, Italy.

SAIS (Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies) offers the Master of Arts in European Public Policy, a one-year degree that prepares you for careers related to the European Union (EU). The program combines rigorous, multidisciplinary academic instruction on EU policies and activities, with hands-on, practical training in the skills and techniques required to succeed in the broad EU policy community. Career and placement mentoring is available throughout the year.

Find out more about careers in International Relations (IR), the graduate schools admissions process, and their graduate programs in Global Risk and International Relations.

Meeting details will be provided by email.
Tuesday, April 5
7:30 p.m. ET

(Virtual)
BASIS.ed Texas Information Session
Join the BASIS.ed Texas info session to learn more about teaching, operations, and leadership opportunities at BASIS.edu Texas at their three regions: San Antonio, Austin, and Fort Worth.

Meeting details will be provided by email.