The Center for Career and Professional Advising (CCPA) empowers students and alumni to learn about and prepare for meaningful work, as they translate their Haverford liberal arts education into a rewarding life. In short, we are here to help students explore, identify, and realize their career and professional goals.
The CCPA wants 100% of the Class of 2022 to have a reviewed resume by the end of their Sophomore year, and we are launching the Sophomore Resume Initiative to get it done!
Hear about Elizabeth Warner’s summer as the Civic Impact, Events, and Programming Intern with the Philadelphia Citizen, an online media organization that focuses on providing both deeply reported, solutions-based journalism, and civically-minded events for the community.
“As an economics major with an interest in health care, my summer working at HCIF has provided with direct exposure to the many moving parts within the U.S. health care system. Working with different staff members, each with different educational backgrounds, allowed me to develop a clearer understanding of the diverse and complicated system that is U.S. health care.” -Eliza Brosgol
“My internship at Riverside Early Intervention has provided the opportunity to translate my learning from classes into action in a dynamic healthcare setting. It is encouraging to learn about and even take part in solutions to many of the problems that I have discussed throughout my courses.” Hear more about Rachel Spitzer’s summer internship here!
“I have been incredibly fortunate to have worked alongside Ms. Wright this summer. More important than the development of an understanding of how statues and court procedures compare between the UK and the U.S., I have learned what it means to be a criminal defense attorney for some of the most vulnerable people.” Read more about Molly Biddle’s summer here!
Hear from Lillian Alonzo about her summer so far interning at the AIDS Institute’s Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation and how she is working to lessen health disparities for critical subpopulations.
Hey! I am Devi Namboodiri, she/her/hers, and I am a rising junior. In this blog, I’ll go over my internship details and at the end, show in a video how to take some vital signs! This summer, I am very grateful for the sponsorship of the Jaharis Scholarship. Through this funding, I am working at a free clinic in Dayton, Ohio called ReachOut of Montgomery County.
“HPED definitely has taught me a lot of things during these past several weeks and I will take this passion and dedication to helping communities with me as I continue forward in my career path.” – Margaret Chen. Read more here!
Potential Classics major, David Ly, spent his summer as a Development Intern at the National Museum of American Jewish History. Hear from him about the highlights of this experience in this blog post!
“The total immersion in another country and culture is remarkable, and I have enjoyed every aspect of this experience… This internship has allowed me to appreciate the vast opportunities available in the practice of medicine and have a better sense of a doctor’s work behind the scenes.” – Read more from Anna-Sophia Capizzi’s summer at the University Clinic of Navarra in Spain.