Announcing: CCPA Peer Career Advising

Announcing: CCPA Peer Career Advising

NEW: CCPA Peer Career Advising Starting this fall, the CCPA will be hosting Peer Career Advising Hours! These sessions will be run by the office’s Advising Intern, Alex Venturini ’21. Alex will be able to assist students of all class years with Handshake, Haverford Connect, on-the-spot resume reviews, and the navigation of CCPA resources. Advising Hours – Fall 2019: CCPA (Stokes 300): Mondays, October 7-December 9, 10:00-11:00 AM Lutnick Library: Wednesdays, October 23-December 11, 7:30-8:30 PM Except for November 27th DC Foyer: Tuesday, October 8, 5:30 – 7:00 PM Friday, October 25, 12:15 – 1:45 PM Tuesday, October 29, 5:30 – 7:00 PM Friday, November 8,  12:15 – 1:45 PM   This slideshow requires...
Careers in Consulting Newsletter

Careers in Consulting Newsletter

Image Source: Dorothy Joseph Careers in Consulting Newsletter Welcome back to campus! The year may have just begun, but the consulting recruiting season is in full swing! This newsletter compiles upcoming events, deadlines, and resources to help students be ready for a career in consulting. Reach out to hc-ccpa@haverford.edu with questions or for more resources. Events Tri-College Consulting Showcase– Don’t miss this MUST ATTEND consulting event this Thursday evening (9/5, 7 PM) at the Inn at Swarthmore. How to get there: A special shuttle will leave the Stokes Blue Bus Stop at 6PM SHARP. Space is limited, first come first served. Students with cars are encouraged to drive (and bring a friend) as there will be lots of parking and limited space on the shuttle. The regular Tri-Co van will be available as well. Space is limited. Take the 5:20 van to arrive on time. The Brattle Group Information Session– 9/9, 7PM, Parrish Hall 159, Swat. The Brattle Group provides consulting and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and governments around the world. Analysis Group Info Session– 9/11, 7PM, Parrish Hall 159, Swat. Join us for an information session to learn more about economic consulting, and how you can contribute, learn, and grow at Analysis Group. Charles River Associates Info Session- 9/12, 7PM, Parrish Hall 159, Swat. By attending you can expect to learn about CRA’s mission, structure and heritage, the clients they serve, and their people’s background. Catered towards juniors & seniors. Events: Boston Consulting Group Consulting Career Chat with Jeff Kotzen ’87, BCG – Hear from HC alumnus Jeff Kotzen ’87, Managing Director and Sr....
Small Talk: Why It Matters and How to Do It [Infographic]

Small Talk: Why It Matters and How to Do It [Infographic]

Reposted from Vault Careers | March 12, 2019 | The original article with any updates since April 29, 2019 can be found here.   While networking is, at its heart, about forming genuine bonds with interesting people, meeting those people usually comes with having to make small talk. And though sometimes dismissed as frivolous, chit-chat is actually an extremely important social tool. It’s how we feel one another out as potential friends and coworkers—so making it through these simple conversations is essential in growing our network and making meaningful connections. Which is exactly what can make it nerve-wracking. Check out this infographic from Onward—it details how to make small talk easy, even for the nervous (and a little sweaty) among...
Cool Tools: Real World Playbook

Cool Tools: Real World Playbook

Whether you are a senior getting ready to graduate, or an underclassman taking on some real-world responsibilities, “adulting” can be a bit of a struggle. You may have a great grasp on how mitochondria work or what Nietzsche thought about objective truth, but how familiar are you with W-4s and FSAs? If you could use some help de-coding finances, healthcare, careers, government responsibilities, and life in general, take a moment to explore the Real World Playbook’s website. Not only do they define and break down the vocabulary used in these areas, they also include useful tools and resources that can make life easier while you figure out this whole “adulting” thing. We especially love their section on work-related topics including: Employer paperwork Salary negotiation Workwear Daily life Commuting Interviews Do you have a go-to tool for navigating the real world? Share it in the comments...
This Weekend: Life Skills Workshop Series by MAAG

This Weekend: Life Skills Workshop Series by MAAG

This weekend, the Haverford College Multicultural Alumni Action Group (MAAG) is offering a “Life Skills Workshop Series.” The series consists of two concurrent, hour-long interactive workshops, each of which will be offered twice! Students can attend one or both, in any order they like. All are welcome! When: Saturday, April 13 from 1:00-3:30 pm Where: Faculty Dining Room & Smith Room, DC Schedule: 1:00-2:00 pm – Financial Empowerment Workshop & Identity Capital Workshop 2:00-2:30 pm – Refreshment Break/Opportunity to Connect 2:30-3:30 pm – Identity Capital Workshop & Financial Empowerment Workshop The workshops: FINANCIAL EMPOWERMENT: An interactive workshop tailored to help empower participants to make better financial decisions. During the session, we will share the financial wisdom of our facilitators and best practices as we consider the importance of creating a budget, obtaining credit, and planning for retirement. Location: Faculty Dining Room, DC Facilitators: Lamel Jackson ’04 & Ashley Brewer ’06 IDENTITY CAPITAL: An interactive workshop where we hope to explore several practical approaches to maintaining personal authenticity while strategically negotiating the world of work. During this session, we will use our lived experiences and shared best practices to help you consider the power of your own self-presentation, identify tools for decoding professional spaces, and hone skills for sustaining meaningful relationships. Location: Smith Room, DC Facilitators: Rashidah Andrews ’02 & Maurice Rippel ’19 Register: To register for this event, please follow this link to Handshake and RSVP. We hope to see you...