CCPA Internship Series 2020: Whitehead – Valerie Wilson Travel

CCPA Internship Series 2020: Whitehead – Valerie Wilson Travel

By Sean Mowatt-Larssen ’22 Funding Source: Whitehead Internship Program When I first received my offer from Valerie Wilson Travel, I was originally planning on being an Accounting intern, living and working in NYC. Little did I know that not only would I be doing the internship from my living room in Houston, but also that my position would change to Marketing. As an English major with a passion for writing, I was thrilled! Although I would not be able to learn new Accounting skills, I know that any opportunity to explore where my passions lie is vital for eventually being able to choose a career that I love. Going back a few months and thinking about the work I completed to land an internship, I have a couple of quick tips for future Whitehead applicants, or for any internship seekers, on how to be prepared and confident. Through the Sophomore Resume Initiative, I was able to receive amazing guidance from the CCPA on my resume, which helped me to put the right foot forward early. Seniors, juniors, and even other sophomores shared recommendations for resume editing as well. Before actually getting started on writing any applications, think about how you can portray yourself to leave the reader wanting to talk to you more, then begin to outline your own journey, passions, and goals for the summer. In order to feel confident in an interview, research the prospective company’s websites and profiles and think about how their mission connects to the schoolwork that you enjoy so that you are able to display genuine interest. From the first minute of my...
Weekly Events September 20-27, 2020

Weekly Events September 20-27, 2020

Virtual Drop-in / Quick Questions Schedule (10-15 min drop-in appointments, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m) Monday: Jennifer Barr  Tuesday: Amy Feifer Thursday: Laura Reiter Friday: Jason Chan Programs and Events Monday, September 21 Career Lab: Fellowships in Public Service and Policy 5:00-6:00 PM Google Presents: Resume & Beyond: Standing out Online 4:00-4:30 PM PDT Associate Black+Latinx@BCG Session | Philadelphia 8:00-9:00 PM Tuesday, September 22 Opportunity Knocks: Keys to Networking Success 11:00 AM-1:00 PM CFA Society Philadelphia (Chartered Financial Analysts) – Bringing Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging to Our Workforce. Learn from a panel of Chief Diversity Officers 12:00-1:00 PM Liberal Arts in Tech: How all majors have transferable skills in the Tech Field 1:00-2:00 PM MDT PRIDE@ BCG Associate Information Session | Philadelphia 8:00-9:00 PM Wednesday, September 23 Tuck Business Bridge Drop In Information Session 4:15-5:00 PM Career Lab: MCAT Information Session-co-sponsored with the OAR 5:00-6:00 PM The Brattle Group Information Session 6:00-8:00 PM Career Lab: Medical School Application Information Session for Applicants Who Plan to Apply in 2021 6:30-7:30 PM Thursday, September 24 VIRTUAL: Public Financial Management (PFM) Information Session for Tri-college consortium 5:00-6:00 PM BCG Case Structuring Workshop | Philadelphia 6:00-7:30 PM Friday, September 25 Virtual Policy and Government Career Fair 2020 11:00 AM-4:00 PM Fords on Friday: Julie Min Chayet ’91 12:00-1:00 PM BCG Talent Acquisition and School Specialist Office Hours | Philadelphia Local Schools 1:00-4:30...
CCPA Weekly Events: September 14 – 20, 2020

CCPA Weekly Events: September 14 – 20, 2020

Virtual Drop-in / Quick Questions Schedule (10-15 min drop-in appointments, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m) Monday: Jennifer Barr  Tuesday: Laura Reiter Thursday: Amy Feifer Friday: Jason Chan Programs and Events Monday, September 14 Career Lab: Pre-Health: Haverford-Jefferson Scholars Information Session 5:00-6:00 PM Associate Life @ BCG | Philadelphia 9:00-10:30 PM Tuesday, September 15 Virtual Law School Fair hosted by Villanova 4:00-7:00 PM Global Functions Analyst Immersion: Leadership Accelerator, Citi  5:30-6:45 PM Target Tuesdays: Investing in You! Building an Effective LinkedIn Profile 7:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, September 16 Beyond Venture For America 5:00-6:00 PM Google Presents: STEM Internship Overview 4:00-4:30 PM PDT Thursday, September 17 Global Functions Analyst Immersion: How Credit Cards Make Money in Finance, Citi  12:00-1:00 PM Global Functions Analyst Immersion: Managing Talent in Human Resources, Citi  5:30-6:30 PM Google Presents: Cloud Technical Residency 3:00-3:30 PM PDT Tri-Co Seurat Group Information Session w/ Toby Heavenrich ’12 7:00-8:00 PM BCG Case Interview Workshop | Philadelphia  9:00-10:00 PM Friday, September 18 Fords on Friday: Vince Warren ’86 12:00-1:00...
Ask Us Anything: Career Questions Answered

Ask Us Anything: Career Questions Answered

This Week’s Topic:  Summer & Post-Grad Opportunities Search   Ask the CCPA your questions about your summer and post-grad opportunity search! Post your questions anytime this week (with or without your name) on our question board, then tune in on Thursday to see them answered live. Question Board: padlet.com/ccpahaverford/zi719keqvlf4 Zoom Meeting Link: Access via...
Meet Your Alumni Association Executive Committee This Saturday, Feb. 8th!

Meet Your Alumni Association Executive Committee This Saturday, Feb. 8th!

Want to get to know your Alumni Association Executive Committee? These alumni leaders will be on campus on February 8 and have set aside time to be a resource for current students like YOU! Ask questions about their career, life after Haverford, how Haverford has changed, their involvement with the college now, see if they have advice for current students, and more! . Students from all class years, majors, and backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to attend this event.  . We ask that you register, but walk-ins are also welcome! . Saturday, February 8, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Bryn Mawr Room – Dining Center . Please note that the dress code is business casual. . Here is a list of tentative alumni attendees: Check out the bios of the Alumni Association Executive Committee in advance. Peter Anderson ’92 is head of school at Washington Latin Public Charter School Beverly Ortega Babers ’84 is the President of Babers Consulting, LLC Kate Benanti ’98 has worked extensively in the art world, including at Sotheby’s, the Barnes Foundation, Gallery 339, and with Peter Rockwell HC ’58 in Rome Dan Bloomfield ’82 is chief medical officer of Cardurion Pharmaceuticals Scott Burau ’02 is a senior manager in the real estate organization at Deloitte LLP Michael Caplan MD ’73 practiced obstetrics and gynecology at Kaiser Permanente Henry Hadad ’88 P’17 is senior vice president and deputy general counsel at Bristol-Meyers Squibb Kaley Klanica ’00 is the director of Research Compliance for Allina Health System Evan LeFlore ’06 is Payments & Consumer Finance Manager at Google Nancy Lewin ’84 is managing director of Nancy Lewin Brand & Marketing Strategic Advisors Grace Mangigian ’16 is an assistant vice president...
Weekly Events: November 4-10

Weekly Events: November 4-10

Walk-in Advising Schedule (15 min drop-in appointments, 2:30-4:30 p.m) Mon- Jennifer Barr Tues- Laura Reiter Weds- Amanda Dennis Thurs- Amy Feifer Fri- Jason Chan Events Monday, November 4 Pre-Health: Spring Registration Workshop w/Jodi Domsky 6:00 p.m., DC- Swarthmore Room STEM Career Chat with Katie Van Aken (HC ’11) and Syncro Information Session 6:3o p.m., DC- Pendle Hill Room Becoming a Successful Writer: A Conversation with a Literary Agent 7:00 p.m., Bond Hall, Swarthmore College Tuesday, November 5 Venture For America 101  4:30 p.m., Virtual Event, See link above. Wednesday, November 6 Finance 101: Investment Banking Alumni Panel, Presented by Fords in Finance Alumni Affinity Group 6:30 p.m., DC- Swarthmore Room Carney, Sandoe & Associates Information Session and Resume Review 7:00 p.m., DC- Faculty Dining Room Thursday, November 7 TechPlay Workshop – Introduction to Photoshop 4:15 p.m., VCAM 101 Interviewing: Ask Me Anything 6:00 p.m., Ely Room – Wyndham Alumnae House, Bryn Mawr College College Funded Internships – Mega Session 6:00 p.m, Stokes Auditorium Teach for America Information Session 6:30 p.m., DC- Faculty Dining Room Friday, November 8 Employer On-site and Career Forum: “Foundations in Public Finance & Asset Management” presented by PFM 9:30 a.m., 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia Fords on Friday: Bridget Rodriguez ’91 12:00 p.m., Stokes 300 CCPA Peer Career Advisor 12:15 p.m., DC-...