MSP is a student-run networking and mentoring program dedicated to the goal of academic excellence. Student coordinators, in collaboration with faculty and deans, plan workshops designed to communicate the wisdom and experience of upperclassmen to new students. Open to all students in all disciplines, MSP sponsors workshops, panel discussions, trips to graduate school fairs, as well as convening informal gatherings that foster mentoring.
Multicultural Scholars Program
Spring Workshop Schedule 2014
When:5:30-6pm: Bring your dinner from the DC line, for discussion and dessert
Where: DC Bryn Mawr Room
These workshops, organized by MSP student coordinators, are open to ALL students — please come and participate!
Wednesday, January 22: Campus Leadership Opportunities and Resume Workshop
Learn how to apply to Customs, Students' Council and other important campus committees, and hear about the Rufus Jones Leadership program. Bring a printout of your current resume, or a list of activities if you don't yet have one, and representatives from the CCPA will help get yours in shape for applications to internships, summer jobs, etc.
Wednesday, February 5: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, what's next?! Managing your online presence and making connections for a successful internship search
CCPA staff will show how to use these social media tools and the Haverford alumni network to learn about career paths and internship opportunities. The session will also cover best practices for presenting yourself professionally online, and a discussion on online privacy concerns that every student should know about.
Wednesday, February 19: Study Abroad Programs and International Experiences
Dean Donna Mancini explains how you can leave the bubble and spend a semester in a totally different culture. A student panel will relate some of their study-abroad experiences, and discuss the pros and cons of taking a semester away.
Wednesday, March 19: How to Choose/Declare a Major
Major declarations are due soon, so come hear from a panel of Haverford faculty and students with details on the process. Also, get a chance to meet in small groups with upperclassmen to ask questions about their specific majors.
Wednesday, April 9: Making the most of Summer Break
Hear from a panel of students how to maximize the usefulness of summer, by searching for scholarships and fellowships, preparing for fall courses, shadowing and learning about different careers, and volunteering for part of the summer.
MSP Student Coordinators:
Cruz Arroyo '15, Ananda Coleman '16, Neshka Dantinor '16, Kelsey Owyang '16, David Sidibe '16, Joaquin Vargas '16