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How to Get a Job of the Future with a Liberal Arts Degree by Rich Bellis

Take advantage of the many opportunities for you to explore pathways and industries right here on campus! Also stay up-to-date on departmental, club, and broader campus events by watching the Campus Calendar.

**RSVP for these events by emailing the Career Center unless otherwise specified.


Block 1

Week 1

Opening Convocation
Mon., Aug. 29  -  9 – 10:30 a.m.  -  Shove Chapel
Classes Begin
Mon., Aug. 29  -  10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
All Campus Welcome Picnic
Mon., Aug. 29  -  12 – 1:30 p.m.  -  Worner Quad
Resume and Cover Letter Workshop
Wed., Aug. 31  -  4 – 5 p.m.  -  Career Center

This workshop will focus on resume and cover letter basics. Come learn how to get started on writing an effective resume and cover letter.

Week 2

Peace Corps 1-on-1's
Tues., Sept. 6  -  2:30 – 5 p.m.  -  Career Center

Have 1-on-1 time with a Peace Corps representative to learn more about the organization and how to get involved. RSVP for your time slot!

Week 3

Mock Case Interviews with Trinity Ludwig
Tues., Sept. 13  -  1 – 5 p.m.  -  Career Center

Do you know how to answer the question, "How many gas stations are in the United States?" This is a typical case interview question. Case interviews are often used by consulting and investment banking organizations as a way to test a candidate’s analytical, problem solving, and creative abilities.

Will you have interviews this year with case questions? Is it even a remote possibility? The Career Center highly encourages you to sign up for a mock case interview with CC alumna, Trinity Ludwig*.

Mock case interviews are 45 minutes. Open slots at: 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 p.m. RSVP to to claim your mock case interview slot. There are only 5 slots available, so act quickly.

*Trinity Ludwig began her investment banking career in 2006 at George K. Baum & Company, where she structured capital project financing for educational and nonprofit institutions. Currently, she splits her professional time between strategic consulting (TJL Consulting LLC) and investment banking (Sage Canyon Advisors, LLC), specializing in venture capital and mergers and acquisitions for emerging technology companies in the government contracting sector. She graduated from Colorado College in 2006, as treasurer of her class, with a BA in Mathematics and minor in Anthropology.

Student Conservation Association Information Table
Wed., Sept. 14  -  11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.  -  Worner

Talk with a representative from the Student Conservation Association to get more information about who they are, what they do, and how you can become part of their mission to build the next generation of conservation leaders.

DaVita Information Session
Wed., Sept. 14  -  12:15 p.m.  -  Career Center

DaVita Healthcare Partners, Inc. is one of the largest kidney care companies in the United States, with corporate headquarters in Denver. Their offerings include in-center hemodialysis, in-center nocturnal dialysis, peritoneal dialysis, home hemodialysis, vascular access management, chronic kidney disease education, and renal diet assistance. Join us to learn more about their OPEN full-time opportunities*. ALL majors encouraged to apply to these positions and attend the information session. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

 *If you apply and are selected for an interview, on-campus interviews will be held on October 5, 2016.

Interview Skills Workshop
Wed., Sept. 14  -  4 – 5 p.m.  -  Career Center

Are you ready for an interview? Whether you are applying for a fellowship, a job, or an internship, it’s never too early to start preparing for a big interview. Come learn tips and techniques to help you be a stand-out candidate!

Student Conservation Association Information Session
Thurs., Sept. 15  -  12 – 1 p.m.  -  Worner 211

Learn more about opportunities with the Student Conservation Association. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

Week 4

Blue Canyon Information Session
Mon., Sept. 19  -  12 – 1 p.m.  -  Career Center

Blue Canyon Partners is a management consulting firm that tackles B2B enterprises’ most difficult growth issues. For nearly two decades, we have been helping B2B organizations define the right strategy, translate it into action, and reward shareholders with profitable growth. Blue Canyon partners with clients to understand their growth barriers, identify a way forward, and drive accelerated growth in a manner that allows business leaders to think and act in different ways. Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about their OPEN full-time and internship opportunities*. ALL majors encouraged to apply to these positions and attend the information session. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

 *If you apply for this position and are selected for an interview, on-campus interviews will be held on October 17, 2016.

Block 1 Ends
Wed., Sept. 21  -  12 p.m.

Block 2

Week 1

Analysis Group Information Session
Mon., Sept. 26  -  12:15 p.m.  -  Career Center

Analysis Group, Inc. (AG) founded in 1981, is one of the largest economic consulting firms based in North America. The firm provides economic, financial, and strategic analysis and expert testimony to law firms, corporations, and government agencies. Join us to learn more about their OPEN full-time and internship opportunities. ALL majors encouraged to apply to these positions and attend the information session. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

How to Market Your Athletic Experience to Employers
Tues., Sept. 27  -  12 – 1 p.m.  -  Mahaney Classroom, El Pomar

Do you want to learn how to stand out in interviews and gain a competitive edge?
Employers in all career fields are very interested in hiring student athletes for summer internships and post-graduate opportunities because of the skills you use every day to juggle academics, athletics, co-curricular activities, work, and everything else going on in your lives. Come learn how to best highlight those skills and market your athletic experience. This program is relevant to all student athletes, whether you are a first year student thinking about a summer internship or a senior getting ready to graduate. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience to Employers and Graduate Schools
Wed., Sept. 28  -  12 – 1 p.m.  -  Gaylord Hall

Come learn how to talk about your study abroad experience in ways that will help you stand out to employers and graduate schools. Brought to you by the Career Center and the Office of International Programs. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

Networking Workshop
Wed., Sept. 28  -  4 – 5 p.m.  -  Loomis Lounge

Come learn how to connect with people in meaningful ways to build your network, just in time for the Family and Friends Weekend Networking Reception on Friday!

Colorado Business School Fair
Thurs., Sept. 29  -  1 – 4 p.m.  -  Denver

You’re invited to the Colorado Business School Career Fair. You will have access to organizations and businesses looking to recruit the top talent (that’s you!). This a great opportunity to make connections with employers and explore opportunities. Don’t be fooled by the title because ALL majors are welcome. We are providing transportation via bus on the day of the event. If you would like to attend please RSVP as soon as possible. Space is limited.

*The Colorado Business School Career Fair is a collaborative effort between the business schools at the University of Denver, University of Colorado, and Colorado State University. Colorado College students are invited to attend. This fair is the premier fall recruiting event in the Rocky Mountain region. Cintas, Motivity Solutions, Hitachi Consulting, Target, Janus Capital Group, Crocs, E&J Gallo Winery, Comedy Works, Charles Schwab are just a FEW of the organizations that will be in attendance. Come check out the rest! Deadline to Register: September 26, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Family and Friends Weekend
Sept. 30 – Oct. 2

Below we've highlighted Career Center events going on during Family and Friends Weekend. Check out the full weekend schedule.

Internship Experience Forum
Fri., Sept. 30  -  2 – 3:30 p.m.  -  Perkins Lounge, Worner

Browse the many poster presentations and give students an opportunity to share their summer internship experiences with you.

Summer Faculty-Student Collaborative Research (SCoRe) Symposium
Fri., Sept. 30  -  3:30 – 5 p.m.  -  Celeste Theatre and Cornerstone Main Space

The culminating event of months of undergraduate collaborative research conducted by Colorado College students, the symposium, which is funded by the academic dean's office, brings students and faculty together for a series of short presentations, poster sessions, and community discussion across a variety of disciplines. Close to 100 CC students participate every year in summer research on-campus, in the field, and abroad.

Networking Reception
Fri., Sept. 30  -  5 – 6 p.m.  -  Bemis Great Hall

Sometimes it’s all about who you know!

The Career Center, the Office of Parent & Family Relations, and the Alumni Office are proud to sponsor this exclusive networking event. Come meet family and friends of CC who want to help you succeed! This is a great place to meet new people, practice your networking skills and learn about different career paths Students, please RSVP to Gretchen Wardell in the Career Center. Parents and families, you will receive an email with information on how to register from the Office of Parent & Family Relations.

Week 2

Boettcher Teacher Residency Information Session
Tues., Oct. 4  -  12 – 1 p.m.  -  TBD

Learn more about the Boettcher Teacher Residency, a hands-on Master's degree program that prepares its students for teaching careers. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

Sophomore Jump: How to Choose a Major by Exploring Your Interests
Tues., Oct. 4  -  12 – 1 p.m.  -  Career Center

Learn how your personal interests can inform your major choice and professional path. *The Sophomore Jump Program provides all sophomore students with opportunities to grow and develop personally, academically, and socially throughout their sophomore year. Lunch provided, so please RSVP (to someone TBD).

Peace Corps Information Table
Wed., Oct. 5  -  11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  -  Worner
Peace Corps 1-on-1's
Wed., Oct. 5  -  2 – 5 p.m.  -  Career Center

Have 1-on-1 time with a Peace Corps representative to learn more about the organization and how to get involved. RSVP for your time slot!

Career Center Resources
Wed., Oct. 5  -  4 – 5 p.m.  -  Career Center

Learn what resources are available to get you started on your search.

JET Program Information Table
Thurs., Oct. 6  -  11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.  -  Worner

Learn about The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program for US citizens and how you can apply!

Week 3

Wed., Oct. 12  -  4 – 5 p.m.  -  Career Center

Have no idea what to do in life? Need tools to help tie your interests to real world jobs? The first step is self-exploration and we can help you get started. Come learn about resources that can help you identify your interests, strengths, and values.

University of Montana Law School Visit
Thurs., Oct. 13  -  12 – 1 p.m.  -  Career Center

Talk with a representative from the Alexander Blewett III School of Law at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT. Lunch provided, so please RSVP.

Homecoming Weekend
Oct. 13 – Oct. 16

Week 4

Block 2 Ends
Wed., Oct. 19  -  12 p.m.

Block 3

Stay tuned for Block 3 events!

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