“The arts department should expand the event to make it a career-building and networking opportunity for students interested in careers in the arts and media, similar to the Career Center’s annual Career Night for the Arts.”
One of the apps, LinkedIn Students, is in beta testing and is only available to students at 13 pilot schools.
The agreement took effect on Jan. 9 and can be filled out on EagleLink.
Under the leadership of James DuPont, the BC Career Center has increased its outreach efforts to better prepare its students for the job market.
The first Professors, Professions, & Pastries event of the semester focused on life science majors and health professions.
“We want all students who attend the conference to leave empowered with concrete action steps to reach their individual goals whether those relate to internships, post-graduate jobs, or graduate school,” Amy DiGiovine said.
“Much in the way one tenses up before a punch in the stomach, a junior can gather information to be prepared for the rounds of interviewing, resumé-sending, rejection, and acceptance that marks the career search.”
The Office of International Programs is still working to improve its already successful study abroad programs with outreach events such as the study abroad fair.
In an effort to appease students who may be wary about internship and career exploration, the Career Center held Careerfest this past Wednesday.
The Advising Center and Career Center have joined together to create an outlet for students to meet professors and advisors, “Professors, Pastries, and Professions.”