Center for Career & Professional Development

Events

Connect with employers, alumni, and other professionals for advice and opportunities. Develop important career management skills. Join us for these upcoming events.

October 30th, 2020

Curious Conversations: Maddie Robertson ’09, Senior Account Director, We Are Alexander, & Catie Willis ’15, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Houston Astros

Curious Conversations: Maddie Robertson ’09, Senior Account Director, We Are Alexander, & Catie Willis ’15, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Houston Astros

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Maddie Robertson, Senior Account Director at advertising agency We Are Alexander in New York, NY, and Catie Willis, Digital Marketing Coordinator for the Houston Astros.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

October 30 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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November 2nd, 2020

Funded Internship Information Session

Funded Internship Information Session

Learn how and when to apply for funding from Southwestern to support your internship experience. In order to be eligible to apply for internship funding, you must attend an info session once in your time at Southwestern. You do not yet have to have secured an internship to attend a session - we highly recommend attending a session before you even begin your internship search. Spring application deadline: Jan. 15, 2021.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 2 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

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November 3rd, 2020

Curious Conversations: Michael Maine ’07, Creative Director/Owner, Menrva Labs

Curious Conversations: Michael Maine ’07, Creative Director/Owner, Menrva Labs

Explore career opportunities in a diverse array of Career Communities through these informal Q&A sessions with alumni and other professionals. Hear about what they do, how they got there, and what advice they’d offer you to do something similar. This semester we’re leveraging our current virtual world to highlight alumni working away from Central Texas and in careers that are not as common in our local area. This session features Michael Maine, Owner/Creative Director, Menrva Labs, LLC in Seattle, WA.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 3 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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November 4th, 2020

Fellowships 101

Fellowships 101

Nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships are significant monetary awards and professionally developing experiences usually awarded on the basis of merit - a high record of achievement - rather than financial need. They support a range of purposeful domestic and international activities, including undergraduate research, language study/other study abroad, self-designed projects, teaching and service, graduate or professional study, or even internships and professional experience. Learn what options may be available to you!

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 4 - 12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

Pirate2Pro: Interviewing

There are core career management skills you need to transition from Pirate to Pro(fessional). In this series, we invite you to meet virtually in small groups to learn the basics. This session focuses on sharpening your interview skills - from “Tell me about yourself” to “Give me an example of a time when…”, and much more.

Location

Virtual (sign up for link)

Date & Time

November 4 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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