Haverford College Liberal Arts Career Conference 2018

Haverford College Liberal Arts Career Conference 2018

Haverford Liberal Arts Career Conference 2018

Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This conference is an exciting opportunity for students to hear about the vast array of career possibilities available to liberal arts graduates, while also learning the skills necessary for a successful internship and job search, primarily through interactions with Haverford alumni.

The day includes alumni panels, networking opportunities, and interactive workshops.

Missed the registration deadline, but are still interested in attending? A few spots have opened so if you’d like to attend, please email hc-ccpa@haverford.edu by Tuesday, January 16 at 5pm to request to attend. 
This conference is an exciting opportunity for students to hear about the vast array of career possibilities available to liberal arts graduates, while also learning the skills necessary for a successful internship and job search, primarily through interactions with Haverford alumni. The day includes alumni panels, networking opportunities, and interactive workshops.

 

 Check out the complete schedule:

10:45am Registration – Sunken Lounge, DC

11:00am Welcome and introduction – Bryn Mawr Room, DC

11:15am Alumni Keynote Conversation – Bryn Mawr Room, DC

Jenny Bogoni ‘88, Growth & Structure of Cities, Executive Director, Read by 4th Free Library of Philadelphia Foundation

Mark Naples ‘84, Religion, Managing Partner, WIT Strategy

12:00pm Networking Lunch with Alumni – Bryn Mawr Room, DC

1:00pm DECODING THE DISCIPLINES ALUMNI PANELS


Humanities Panel – Chase Auditorium
Navid Soroush, ’14, Senior Data Analyst, Vanguard, Philosophy


Cecily van Buren Freedman,’16, Associate, Geneva Global, English


Joel Michel, ’12, Law Clerk at Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Petrese B. Tucker, Religion


Social Sciences Panel – Stokes Auditorium
Louis Cipriano ‘14, Customer Success Manager, Jornaya, Economics


Katie Englander ‘10, Evaluation Associate, Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Psychology


Heather Lewis ‘11, Senior Program Manager, Spark Program, Political Science

 

Science Panel – Multicultural Center, Stokes
Katie Baillie, 03, Science Writer, PENN – Biology major


Erin Berlew ‘15, UPenn, Chemistry major


Katie Van Aken, ‘12, Lead Engineer, Dragon Spectral, Drexel PhD, Materials Science & Engineering, Physics Major

2:00pm WORKSHOPS

 

Option 1: Self-Assessment and Exploring Careers

Kelly Cleary – Stokes Auditorium

Option 2: Resumes, Linkedin and Cover letters

Jennifer Barr – Chase Auditorium

2:30pm BREAK, move to next workshop

2:45pm SPECIAL TOPIC WORKSHOPS


Option 1: How to Begin and Conduct a Job or Internship Search

Amy Feifer – Stokes Auditorium

Option 2: Entrepreneurship & the Liberal Arts

Skip West ’77 – Chase Auditorium


3:15pm BREAK – Refreshments, Stokes Foyer


3:30pm – Young Alumni Advisory Group Panel – Stokes Auditorium

Moderated by Skip West, Political Science ’77, President, Maxsa Innovations

Brian Guggenheimer ‘16 Software Engineer, indify (Comp Sci Major)


Gabi Winick ‘13 Litigation Assistant, Earthjustice  (English major with a Gender and Sexuality Studies concentration)


Oscar Wang ‘14 Founder and Executive Director, Mentor for Philly (Political Science Major)

 

Bridget Gibbons ’13 Program Coordinator, Benefits Data Trust (Political Science Major, with a Spanish Minor)


4:30 pm – Closing Remarks: Your Next Step 

Stokes Auditorium

Sponsored by Center for Career and Professional Advising, CCPA