Senior Compass

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

April 15, 2013

1. CDO and Other Events and Workshops

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

As graduation approaches, you may want to expand your career search options with the online Network News site. Network News contains full time opportunities submitted to the BMC and HC community; positions listed represent opportunities nationwide across the professions at entry, mid-career and advanced levels.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, or 6:00pm,
The American Red Cross Building – 2221 Chestnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia
Get an inside peek into City Year and to learn how you can help students and schools succeed. Hear from corps members. RSVP: Email with your preferred information session time.

2013 JOB FAIR (Hosted by State Rep. Kampf & Cabrini College)
Friday, April 19, 11:00am to 3:00pm,
Cabrini College, Grace Hall, Radnor, PA.
Will showcase area employers and provide break-out sessions in resume writing, interviewing skills, and other career-search topics.
Register before April 12 by calling 610-521-2876.
Admission is free.

Friday, April 19, 3:00- 5:00pm, BMC, Dalton 20
The BAT enables test takers, based entirely on their individual abilities, to get in front of 20,000+ employers, who are conducting daily searches to identify and fill internships and entry-level positions. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, April 20, 9:45 AM – 6:00 PM,
Penn Engineering - Levine Hall. 3330 Walnut Street.
Admission is free,
Register here. Breakfast and lunch is included with registration.
"Introduction to Philadelphia Startup Community," connecting local star entrepreneurs with rising students, both whom are creating waves with their great ideas.

Wednesday, April 24, 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Location: Quorum at the University City Science Center,
3711 Market Street, 8th Floor, Philadelphia,
Free, please register in advance.
Get a 360? view of the diverse job opportunities within the science and technology industries. Hear from entrepreneurs, journalists, public relations professionals and researchers who have one thing in common: they all work in science-based jobs.
A series of lightning talks will be followed by a lively Q&A session.
Network with professionals at a reception afterwards.
Food will be provided.

2. Gap Year Opportunities

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

  • City Year, Last deadline, April 30
  • Stone & Holt Weeks Fellowship (in Journalism). Deadline: April 30
  • Asian University for Women, Junior Fellowship, Deadline: Rolling
  • Avodah, The Jewish Service Corps. Deadline: Roling
  • Jewish Organizing Fellowship, Deadline: Rolling
  • Philadelphia Health Corps - AmeriCorps Program, Deadline: Rolling


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.

Resume Referrals for BMC/HC Seniors in OCEAN:

  • Briar Bush Nature Center  Environmental Education Summer Camp Counselor 4/15/2013
  • Newark Boys Chorus School  Language Arts Teacher/Class Advisor 4/15/2013
  • Newark Boys Chorus School  Math Teacher/Class Advisor 4/15/2013
  • Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC)  Analyst   4/15/2013
  • Schuler Scholar Program  AmeriCorps Scholar Coaches 4/15/2013
  • Schuler Scholar Program  AmeriCorps Math Scholar Coaches 4/15/2013
  • The New England Center for Children  Teacher 4/15/2013
  • Tower Research Capital LLC  4/15/2013
  • Abt Associates  Research Assistant -- Social and Economic Policy 4/19/2013
  • AmeriCorps  AmeriCorps*VISTA at BMC/Adelante- ACLAMO's College Prep Program  4/22/2013
  • AmeriCorps  AmeriCorps*VISTA PA Campus Compact at Temple - College Access Coordinator  4/30/2013
  • Mars and Co.  Associate Consultant 4/30/2013
  • Match Education  Match Corps: Lawrence 4/30/2013
  • Match Education  Match Teacher Residency at Match Community Day  4/30/2013
  • Match Education  Match Corps: Chicago 4/30/2013
  • Suffolk Capital Management  Equity Research Analyst 4/30/2013
  • U.S.PIRG  Campus Organizer 4/30/2013
  • Vanguard  Client Relationship Specialist 4/30/2013
  • WHYY Public Radio and Television  WHYY Intern 4/30/2013
  • Amazon  Software Development Engineer/ SDET Full-Time 5/1/2013
  • AT&T  Business Sales Leadership Development Program 5/1/2013
  • Camp Hillard  Camp Counselor 5/1/2013
  • Charles Koch Institute  Liberty@Work 5/1/2013
  • Crossix Solutions Inc  Marketing Data Analyst 5/1/2013
  • Dechert LLP  Marketing Assistant/Coordinator 5/1/2013
  • Fairmount Ventures Inc. 5/1/2013
  • Green Corps  Green Corps 2013-2014 Field School for Environmental Organizing 5/1/2013
  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory  Various Technical Positions Spring 2013 5/1/2013
  • National Law Center for Homelessness & Poverty  Law and Policy Program Associate 5/1/2013
  • The Field Museum  Various Internships 5/1/2013
  • The NephCure Foundation  Office Internship 5/1/2013
  • Union Packaging  Mechanical Engineer Intern 5/1/2013
  • Union Packaging  Accounting Intern  5/1/2013
  • Common Market  Communications and Development Internship 5/10/2013
  • Common Market  Local Food Operations Internship 5/10/2013
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)  Sustainable Communities Intern 5/10/2013
  • Beacon Hill Friends House  Beacon Hill Friends House Resident 5/15/2013
  • Buxton School  Math Teacher 5/15/2013
  • Columbia University Medical Center  Research Assistant - Eating Disorders Clinic 5/15/2013
  • Legacy Youth Tennis and Education  Special Needs Tennis Instructor 5/15/2013
  • Mass Transit Authority (MTA) - New York City  Various Internships 5/15/2013
  • Reservoir Labs  Engineer 5/15/2013
  • Rigrodsky & Long P.A. 5/15/2013
  • Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC  Policy Analyst 5/15/2013
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  Research Assistant - Vaccine Research Center  5/15/2013
  • Novantas  Associate 5/31/2013
  • Novantas  Solutions Associate 5/31/2013
  • Match Education  Match Corps: Boston 6/15/2013
  • AFL-CIO  Union Organizer 6/30/2013
  • AXA Financial Advisors LLC  Finance Intern 6/30/2013
  • BBR Partners LLC 6/30/2013
  • Charles Koch Institute  Fall Internship 6/30/2013
  • City of Philadelphia  Office of HIV Planning - Clerical Administrative Assistant 6/30/2013
  • CourseWorld  Intern for Arts & Humanities Website 6/30/2013
  • Epic  Project Manager / Implementation Consultant 6/30/2013
  • Epic  Solutions Engineer / Problem Solver - Technical Services 6/30/2013
  • Epic  Non-Traditional Engineer / Problem Solver 6/30/2013
  • Epic  Integration Engineer / Technical Project Manager 6/30/2013
  • Epic  Project Manager / Implementation Consultant 6/30/2013
  • Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia  Summer Internship 6/30/2013
  • Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP  Paralegal 6/30/2013
  • Infosys Technologies Ltd 6/30/2013
  • Insurance Data Processing Inc. 6/30/2013
  • Knowledge Drive  Professional Development Internship 6/30/2013
  • Lutron Electronics Co. Inc.  6/30/2013
  • Lutron Electronics Co. Inc.  6/30/2013
  • Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. 6/30/2013
  • Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. 6/30/2013
  • Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. 6/30/2013
  • Match Education  Match Teacher Resident 6/30/2013
  • Match Education  Match Corps: Lawrence 6/30/2013
  • National Institute of Mental Health  Research Assistant for BiPolar Spectrum Disorders Section  6/30/2013
  • Peace Corps  Peace Corps Volunteers 6/30/2013
  • Southern Teachers Agency  Teaching Jobs PK-12 Private/Independent Schools 6/30/2013
  • Taurus Education  Full-time Consultant Positions in High-Caliber Education Consultancy in China  6/30/2013
  • The Center for Studying Health System Change  Health Research Assistants 6/30/2013
  • Uncommon Schools Inc. 6/30/2013
  • Uncommon Schools Inc. 6/30/2013
  • United States Golf Association (USGA)  Championship Office: Long Term Intern 6/30/2013
  • United States Golf Association (USGA)  Championship Office: Administrative Intern  6/30/2013
  • William Penn House  William Penn House Intern 6/30/2013

5. CDO Services for Seniors

Online Recruiting Tutorial (available anytime)
**Please note that you will be activated within 48 hours after completing. **

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 .

**Please note that you will be activated within 48 hours after completing. **

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.


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