Senior Compass

Senior Compass is a bi-weekly newsletter from the Career Development Office with timely information for Bi-Co seniors.

December 3, 2012

1. CDO and Other Events and Workshops

For a complete listing of all CDO events, visit the calendar in OCEAN.

EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
Wednesday, 12/5/12, 5:30pm, BMC, Haffner, Dorothy Vernon Room,
Learn about navigating the search process for internships and jobs in the USA and elsewhere.

CAREER EXPLORATION DAY: WINTER BREAK
Tuesday, 1/18/13, Career Exploration Day: Careers in Law (DC).
Sign up begins on 12/4/12

ROAD TRIPS TO THE REAL WORLD
Great opportunity to see and test your interest in a field and network at the same time.
Site visits take place January 2-11, 2013. View the schedule at www.eace.org.
(Select Programs & Services from the menu bar, then click Road Trips on the left navigation)
Registration deadline extended to Friday, Dec 7, 2012

SELECTIVE LIBERAL ARTS CONSORTIUM INTERVIEW DAYS
New York City (1/4/13), Washington DC (1/7/13) and San Francisco (1/11/13).
Any senior without pre-scheduled interviews may attend any SLAC event on a STAND-BY basis and, on the day of the event, may apply for any available interview slots.
Interview opportunities are not guaranteed.
For more information, please contact the CDO.

INTERNATIONAL RADIO AND TELEVISION SOCIETY (IRTS) SUMMER MEDIA FELLOWHIP PROGRAM for junior, senior and/or graduate students.
Students selected for this highly competitive program learn about opportunities throughout the media industry, in addition to interning at a specific company where skills are matched to a corresponding area of our business.
Extended application deadline; 12/9/12, 5:00pm.

NEW JERSEY COLLEGIATE CAREER DAY
Thursday, 1/3/13, 9:30 am - 3:30 pm, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Over 150 employers are expected to participate.

2. Employer and Graduate School Presentations

Find out more about these employers by going to OCEAN.
Be sure to check the online calendar in OCEAN for any additions or changes to our events.

Haverford House Information Session
Thursday, 12/6/12, HC, CPGC Cafe, 6:00pm

3.Application Deadlines for Interviews

Find out more about these employers by going to OCEAN.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Financial Institution Specialist Trainee,
Rolling Deadline - apply as soon as possible by contacting the CDO.
Interview opportunities through the Selective Liberal Arts Consortium (SLAC) in New York City (1/4/13), Washington DC (1/7/13), or San Francisco (1/11/13).
Requirements: Major in economics, business administration, or a related field and an overall Grade Point Average of 3.00.
Must be a U.S. citizen.
Contact Amy Feifer or Laura Reiter at the CDO for more information.

4.Application Deadline for On-Campus Interview

Visit OCEAN for details and to apply.
You must complete a Recruiting Orientation to apply.
All applications are due on OCEAN by 11:59pm.
All jobs require a resume. Any additional requirements are listed below using the following key:
L= Cover Letter, T= Transcript, R= References

4. APPLICATION DEADLINES FOR RESUME REFERRALS

Visit OCEAN for details and to apply.
You must complete a Recruiting Orientation to apply.
All applications are due on OCEAN by 11:59pm.
All jobs require a resume. Any additional requirements are listed below using the following key:
L= Cover Letter, T= Transcript, R= References

Resume Referrals for BMC/HC Seniors in OCEAN:

  • DEADLINE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2012
    * Gerson Lehrman Group, Junior Associate, Rolling Basis, must also apply on company website

  • DEADLINE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012
    * The Chenery Group, Research Associate - Part-Time, L
    * Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Union Organizers-In-Training - Philadelphia, PA, must also upload application on organization website


  • DEADLINE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2012
    * Impact Alabama, Impact Alabama Regional Coordinator, T (unofficial)

  • DEADLINE: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2012
    * Gohn, Hankey & Stichel LLP, Paralegal, Rolling Basis, L

  • DEADLINE: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
    * Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Research Institute Summer Scholars Program, must also apply on organization website

  • DEADLINE: MONDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2012
    * Epic, Various positions including Technical Services Analyst / Healthcare Analytics / Reporting Engineer / Project Manager / Implementation Consultant; and Software Developer, must also apply on company website

    * MATCH Corps, Various positions including Match Teacher Residency, Match Corps: Lawrence, Match Corps: Boston, Rolling Basis, L, must apply on organization website

  • DEADLINE: FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
    * VIACOM, Broadcasting and Digital Media Summer Associate Program, Rolling Basis, must also apply on company website - essays required.

  • DEADLINE: MONDAY, JANUARY 14, 2013
    * Congressional Hunger Center, The Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program, must also apply on organization website

  • DEADLINE: ROLLING BASIS - APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
    * Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Administrative and Legal Assistants 1, must also apply on state website - civil service application requirements apply.
    * Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute, Research Assistant, L, R

    5.GAP YEAR OPPORTUNITIES

    Convenient listing and upcoming deadlines! (Click on "Gap Year Programs")\

    6. CDO Services for Seniors

    REQUIRED FOR PARTICIPATION IN RECRUITING PROGRAM
    Recruiting Orientation provides seniors with the foundation for a successful experience in the recruiting program.
    The fundamentals of a job search are discussed, and training provided for use of CDO's "OCEAN" (Online Career Exploration And Networking) web based system.
    While all seniors may "Browse" OCEAN, training is REQUIRED to use the system to submit applications, and eventually, schedule interviews.

    ALL SENIORS wishing to participate in the Recruiting Program, including On Campus Interviews, Resume Referrals, and the Selective Liberal Arts Consortium events such as City-Based Recruiting Days, are required to complete one during their senior year.

    If you have not yet completed one this year, you should complete the orientation at
    http://www.haverford.edu/cdo/students/orientation.html .
    **Please note that you will be activated within 48 hours after completing. **

    * Please Let CDO Know What You Did Last Summer by completing a quick survey.

    * ONLINE WORKSHOPS: JOB SEARCH, RESUME, INTERVIEWING, & GRAD SCHOOL
    View a CDO workshop from the comfort of your computer at any time!

    * WALK-IN APPOINTMENTS Stop by CDO for quick, 10-minute career or graduate school questions. 3-4 PM, Mon. Fri.

    * RESUME REVIEWS Have your resume reviewed by a Career Counselor! Drop your resume off at the CDO.

    7. BE IN THE KNOW...LIKE THE CDO (ON FACEBOOK)

    Join CDO's Facebook community "The CDO". Our page provides discussion about careers/grad/prof school topics, fun items, and timely updates.

    The info listed is presented by the Career Development Office of Bryn Mawr & Haverford Colleges as a service to our users.
    The inclusion of this info should not be construed as an endorsement of the organizations.
    Applicants are strongly encouraged to research all employers.

    Bryn Mawr College Career Development: 610-526-5174, CC 202
    Haverford College Career Development: 610-896-1181, Stokes 300