Senior Compass

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

November 5, 2012

1. Career Development Office 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 This 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.


2. Career Development Office and Other Events and Workshops

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

CAMPUS PHILLY TECH START UP CRAWL:
November 6, 2012 4PM - 8PM
Campus Philly Tech Start-up Crawl takes students on a tour of some of Philadelphia's hottest incubators and new businesses.
At each crawl stop, start-up leaders and their employees will share their stories and talk to students about becoming a part of the tech start-up ecosystem in Philadelphia.
Tour stops include Dreamit Ventures and First Round Capital.
After the tour, students will convene for a panel discussion and have a chance to network with tech experts.

GAP YEAR ALUMNAE/I CAREER PANEL
Wednesday, 11/7/12, HC, Whitehead CC313, 6:30pm

HEALTH CARE POLICY DISCUSSION PANEL
Thursday, 11/7/12, HC, Chase Auditorium, 7:00pm

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL DAY
Rutgers University – Rutgers Student Center, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ
Wednesday, 11/7/12, 12:30 - 3:30 pm;
Meet with representatives from over 100 graduate and professional schools nationwide from many disciplines.
Open to the public and no pre-registration is necessary.

BRYN MAWR CDO OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, 11/8/12, BMC, CC 202, 7:00pm
Visit the CDO intern and students assistants for help with resumes, cover letters, internship & job searches and more.

WIT & WISDOM
Friday, 11/9/12, BMC, CC Mezzanine, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join friends, fellow Mawrtyrs and CDO staff to normalize your career anxiety and get some resources while you laugh & learn.
Topics include: What is the CDO all about? My parents told me to come…. Making decisions and prioritizing. Going home for the break & how to handle questions.Can't find a job?

CRAFTING YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE
Monday, 11/12/12, HC, Hires Video Viewing Room-Library, 4:00pm
Learn how to leverage alum connections with companies you are interested in, using LinkedIn and how to have a positive professional presence online.

LinkedIn101 WORKSHOP
Wednesday 11/14/12 , BMC, Canaday Special Collections, 3:00-4:00pm
Learn how to: leverage alum connections with companies you are interested in and showcase projects/research you are working on. Laptops welcome in this session.

NOYCE TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR MATH & SCIENCE
Scholarships for BMC & HC seniors/alumni majoring in math, biology, chemistry and physics with a commitment to teach two years in a high need school in the Philadelphia area. Round I Deadline: 11/30/12.


3. 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

SOUTHERN TEACHERS INFORMATION SESSION
Tuesday, 11/6/12, HC, Dining Center, Swarthmore Room, 6:30pm

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH GRADUATE STUDIES INFORMATION SESSION
Thursday, 11/8/12, BMC, CC200, 6:30pm

MIDDLEBURY MONTEREY LANGUAGE ACADEMY INFORMATION SESSION
Tuesday, 11/13/12, BMC, CC200, 4:30pm

PHILLY FELLOWS INFORMATION SESSION
Wednesday, 11/14/12,
HC Career Development Office, Stokes 300, 6:30pm
Wednesday, 11/28/12, BMC, CC200, 6:30pm

QUINNIPIAC LAW INFORMATION SESSION
Friday, 11/16/12, BMC, Haffner DVR, 11:00am

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

DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2012

* via Barnabas Consulting Inc., Consultant, L, W

5. 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: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
  • Google, Internal Technology Residency Program, New Grad - Mountain View, rolling basis must also apply on company website
  • Google, Software Engineer, New Grad 2013 - North America Locations, rolling basis, must also apply on company website
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2012
  • J.P. Morgan Chase, Corporate 2013 Technology Analyst Development Program, rolling basis, must also apply on company website
DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2012
  • Georgetown Learning Centers, Associate Director
DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2012
  • PA Department of Labor & Industry, Human Resources Analyst 1 & 2, must also apply on company website
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
DEADLINE: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2012
  • Gohn, Hankey & Stichel LLP, Paralegal, , Rolling Basis, L

6.GAP YEAR OPPORTUNITIES

Convenient listing and upcoming deadlines! (Click on "Gap Year Programs")\
  • City Year, November 15 (Round 2)
  • Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme, November 21
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) for Young Professionals, December 1
  • Health Corps, December 1 (Round 1)
  • Impact Alabama: A Student Service Initiative, December 14

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