“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
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
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
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
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
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.