Feb 2, 2017
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Career Week 2017: Registration is Open!

Career Week 2017: Registration is Open!

Planning on attending some or all of our Career Week offerings? Some events require registration, so sign up now by clicking on the flier below!

 

Jun 22, 2016
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Webinar: Breaking into Publishing

Webinar: Breaking into Publishing

“You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what’s burning inside you. And we edit to let the fire show through the smoke.” —Arthur Plotnik

 

Do you collaborate often, read constantly, communicate effectively, manage multiple projects efficiently, and crave the chance to help quality work shine through the proverbial smoke? If so, a job as an editor might be for you. Hear about one English major’s career path to publishing and take away a few tips to increase your chances of landing an editorial position.

 

Presenter: Sarah Jubar ’08

 

Feb 23, 2016
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Webinar: Internationalizing Your Career Path

Webinar: Internationalizing Your Career Path

Learn how to apply your love of international travel and discovery in your work. There are many outlets for international work, but knowing the ins and outs of international work can help you find the right fit. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers.

Presented by Angela Shaeffer ’04

Feb 23, 2016
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Webinar: How to Be an Entrepreneur: Starting Your Own Business

Webinar: How to Be an Entrepreneur: Starting Your Own Business

Learn what it takes to get a company started — the pitfalls and prep work, the financials and the connections required. There will plenty of time for questions and answers.

Presented by Brianna Bowling ’92

Feb 23, 2016
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Webinar: Transferable Skills: Applying Your Nonprofit Skill Set to a For-profit World

Webinar: Transferable Skills: Applying Your Nonprofit Skill Set to a For-profit World

The nonprofit sector requires a number of particular skill sets that may not seem to mesh with other industries and occupations. However, by looking at those skills as malleable, transitioning from nonprofits to for-profits can be as easy as knowing how to market those skills.

Presented by Erin Hartz ’09

Feb 23, 2016
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Webinar: Breaking Into the World of Non-Profits

Webinar: Breaking Into the World of Non-Profits

If you envision a career spent working towards a bottom line that is measured by social gains, then the non-profit sector is calling you. But the pressure is on to get a job. Welcome to the crossroads of your “real world” responsibilities and your “change-the-world” sensibilities.  Though the challenge seems daunting, you can land an amazing job in the non-profit sector with the right strategy and techniques.

Presented by Kara Bundy ’02 & Emma Ravdin ’15

 

Feb 1, 2016
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Career Week 2016

Career Week 2016

Looking for a job or internship? Trying to connect with alumnae/i? Want to explore your purpose? Career Week is your answer! The Career Development Office is excited to work with students and alumnae/i throughout events from February 15-19. All of these events are meant to help students and alumnae/i prepare for their immediate career needs, as well as life after Goucher. So take a look at the schedule, register for events, and mark your calendars. We’re ready to work hard and prepare you for what’s ahead, are you ready?

Monday, February 15

3:30-4:30pm- Batza Room- 7 Strange Questions: Figure Out Your Life’s Purpose

4:30-5:30pm-Batza Room- Your Personal Brand: Stand Out to Employers

  • Do you have a resume already? Bring it to this presentation, resume critiques will be provided at the end.

Tuesday, February 16

3:30-4:30pm- Batza Room- Inside the Search: Top Job Search Strategies

4:30-5:30pm-Batza Room- Impress Employers: The Art of the Interview

Wednesday, February 17

1:30-3:30pm-ACE- Welcoming Uncertainty: A Wholehearted Approach to Your Job Search

3:30-4:30pm- Hyman Forum- Dress to Impress: Student Fashion Show

Thursday, February 18

10am-2pm- Julia Rogers- Practice Makes Perfect: Mock Interviews with Goucher Alumnae/i

5-6:30pm-Buchner Hall- Grow Your Network: Speed Networking with Goucher Alums

Friday, February 19

10am-2pm- Loyola University Maryland, Reitz Arena- Maryland Career Consortium Career Fair

  • Click here for more information and to see a list of employers attending.
  • Need a ride to the fair? Goucher will be running a shuttle at 9:30am and 12pm. Registration is required! http://bit.ly/MCC-Shuttle
  • Not certain the shuttle times work for you? The Collegetown shuttle will take you to the fair as well!

All Week

Show us your best work, internship, and interview attire! Submit your photos on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram tagging @CDOGoucher and using #GCDressforSuccess. Photos submitted will be entered to win $50 Macy’s gift card!

Oct 23, 2015
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Grad School 101 Next Week! 10/26-10/28

Grad School 101 Next Week! 10/26-10/28

Have you checked out the events for Grad School 101 next week? Don’t forget to register for select events! Click on the tab above for “Grad School 101” for the full list of events.

Instagram

Oct 16, 2015
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Webinar: Using the Liberal Arts to Pivot Careers

Webinar: Using the Liberal Arts to Pivot Careers

Getting your career started or making a change to a new career can be a daunting task, but all Goucher grads have an ace up their sleeve: a liberal arts degree.  Learn the strengths of the liberal arts background and how to sell that to your benefit.  Set yourself up to beat the competition and find out how you can stick out above the crowd.  Moving from college to work or from industry to industry can be challenging, but many of your skills are transferable.

Presented by the CDO featuring Kyle Williams ’12.

 

Oct 16, 2015
Goucher CDO
Comments Off on Grad School 101- October 26-28, 2015

Grad School 101- October 26-28, 2015

Join the Career Development Office October 26-28, 2015 for a variety of events designed to help you prepare for graduate school. From GRE Prep to hearing from experts in the field, there’s an event for anyone considering graduate school as an option after college. We’re especially excited about inviting back so many alumni to participate in events throughout the week. Make sure to check out Stand Out Above the Rest if you want to meet with alums studying in a variety of fields. Registration is required for some events, but all are welcome to attend.

Write Your Story, 10/26, 4:30pm & 5:30pm, Ath 111
The Writing Center and the CDO will give you the tools   needed to write your best personal statement. Have your personal statement reviewed at 5:30pm.

GRE Prep, 10/27, 5pm, Ath 111
Presented by Kaplan– learn about the GRE and tactics to help you ace it!

Coffee Chat: Pre-Law, 10/27, 6pm, CDO (VM117)
Meet with Steve Batoff of Batoff Associates to learn about various areas of law and applying to law school.
Register: http://bit.ly/PreLawCoffeeChat

Psych Panel, 10/27, 7pm, Kelly Lecture Hall
Hear about local psych grad programs from Goucher alums.

The Right Fit, 10/28, 4:30pm, JR128
Choosing the right graduate school can be difficult. Learn how to approach the process from Brenda Grove, Director of College Outreach at Villanova University.
Register: http://bit.ly/RightFit2015

Stand Out Above the Rest, 10/28, 5:30pm, Buchner
Learn how to be a more competitive graduate school applicant from a panel of graduate school admissions counselors and Goucher alums who have or are currently attending graduate school.
Register: http://bit.ly/StandOut2015

 

Connect With Us!

Phone: 410-337-6191
Fax: 410-337-6190
E-mail: career@goucher.edu

Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Pintrest