Weekly Events: February 11-17

Weekly Events: February 11-17

Happy (Almost) Valentine’s Day! We’re wishing you everything that makes you the happiest! Here’s some events we love this week: Monday, February 11 Meet Urban Teachers Baltimore Information Session 7:00 p.m., Online, see link above. Tuesday, February 12 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Info Session 12:00 p.m., Swarthmore Room-DC Fidelity’s Boundless Seminar for Young Women 4:oo p.m., Online, see link above. Students of LinkedIn- Hosted by Elom Tettey-Tamaklo and Talia Scott 4:30 p.m., Stokes 300 Urban Teachers Info Session 8:00 p.m., Online, see link above. Wednesday, February 13 Alumni Career Conversation: Morgan Langley ’11 12:30 p.m., Workshop Room, Parrish Hall 159, Swarthmore College ♡ Thursday, February 14 ♡  ESF Camps Information Table 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Foyer- DC Wired Philly: Networking with Science and Tech- By Campus Philly 5:45 p.m., 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia Friday, February 15 Fords on Friday – Lulu Krause ’12 12:00 p.m., Stokes 300 Building Your Network 3:00 p.m., Faculty Dining Room- DC...
Liberal Arts Career Conference 2019: CANCELLED

Liberal Arts Career Conference 2019: CANCELLED

Liberal Arts Career Conference 2019 – CANCELLED Due to the pending weather, and after conferring with Campus Safety, the 2019 Liberal Arts Career Conference is cancelled. Attendees: stay tuned! We hope to supplement the programming throughout the Spring Semester.  When is it? Sunday, January 20, 2019, 1-5:00 p.m., Stokes Hall.   How do I register? Registration for this event is now closed. To inquire about any remaining availability, please contact hc-ccpa@haverford.edu.   What is it? 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, with interactions with Haverford alumni. The day includes a keynote speaker, an alumni panel, and interactive workshops.  Presented by the Center for Career and Professional Advising.   Full Schedule (with Panelist Bios!):   1:00 p.m. – Registration and Refreshments (Stokes Auditorium Foyer)   1:30 p.m. – Welcome and Introduction (Stokes Auditorium)    1:45 p.m. – Alumni Keynote Speaker (Stokes Auditorium)  · Ann Marie Baldonado ’94, NPR and WHYY Consultant – Formerly with The Opposition with Jordan Klepper, and Fresh Air with Terry Gross Experienced talent producer, booker, and interviewer with a demonstrated history of working in the broadcast media industry. Skilled in Radio Production, Television, and Podcasting. Has covered film, television, theater, politics, literature, and breaking news. Knows how to find and book interesting guests. Has the ability to launch a show, and knows how to keep a well-established show vital. – Source: LinkedIn Bio   2:30 p.m. – Special Topic Concurrent Sessions – Students will attend ONE of the following: · Option 1: Resumes, Cover Letters and LinkedIn – Presented by...
Weekly Events: November 26 – December 2

Weekly Events: November 26 – December 2

We hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving break and got to spend some time with friends and family! Here’s what we have going on this week:   Tuesday, November 27 OPT Info Session- Hosted by ISSO 8:30 a.m., Bryn Mawr Room- DC Teach For America Info Table 11:00 a.m., Foyer- DC Neuroscience Panel- Hosted by the Neuroscience Club 3:00 p.m., Sharpless Auditorium Kaiser Associates Virtual Info Session 6:00 p.m., https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1727746578219802370 Educational Equity in America- Hosted by Teach for America 7:00 p.m., Stokes 106 (MCC) Thursday, November 29 OPT Info Session- Hosted by ISSO 12:00 p.m., Bryn Mawr Room- DC Webinar: Cultural Humility: Understanding the Commonality of the Human Experience, presented by Unite for Sight 4:00 p.m., https://slate.uniteforsight.org/register/112918webinar Friday, November 30 OPT Info Session- Hosted by ISSO 2:00 p.m., Bryn Mawr Room- DC Impact Challenge  5:00 p.m., Bryn Mawr Room-...
Welcome Mike, our new Career Counselor!

Welcome Mike, our new Career Counselor!

Meet Mike Hertel: Our newest Career Counselor here at the CCPA! If you want to come in and talk to him, be sure to schedule an appointment at haverford.joinhandshake.com/ Education: My undergraduate degree is a BA in History and in Government from the University of Notre Dame, while my graduate degree is a Master in Education Counseling and Development from Montana State University-Northern. Favorite Books: Into the Wild, Call of the Wild, A Walk in the Woods, The Life and times of the Thunderbolt Kid, Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters Favorite TV Shows: M*A*S*H, Notre Dame Football, Philadelphia Flyers Hockey, and NHL Rival Night on NBC Favorite Movies: The Sure Thing, Rain Man, Goodwill Hunting, Apoll0 13, The Imitation Game, Wind River Fun Fact: All four members of my family (me, my wife, two daughters) were born in completely different locations, representing two countries and three US states. Role in CCPA: I provide career counseling/advising to current students and alumni. This means I help them answer the “What should I do with my life?” question, demystify the job search/grad school application process, help them identify and pursue opportunities relevant to their interests, skills, and values, etc. Ultimately, I help students effectively connect their education to their career of...
CCPA Summer Series: Alexandra Bernas ‘19 HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Philadelphia, PA

CCPA Summer Series: Alexandra Bernas ‘19 HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Philadelphia, PA

Alexandra Bernas ‘19 HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy Philadelphia, PA   “Hello, band!” My supervisor Brad greets his students at Home of our Merciful Savior (HMS) School for Children with Cerebral Palsy. “Today we will play When The Saints Go Marching In, with Eddie as our conductor.” Eddie looks at the word “start” on his screen so his eye-gaze recognition device can say his chosen word. At that moment, Brad sings and plays his guitar. I improvise a basic keyboard accompaniment. The rest of the class plays tambourines, switchboards, drums, electric keyboards, chimes, and any instrument they could access from their wheelchairs. While playing, we all listen for Eddie’s cues to stop, play faster, or slow down.   Giving and responding to cues is natural in relationships between professional conductors and musical ensembles. However, for people with cerebral palsy, congenital brain damage prevents them from doing basic human activities such as walking, feeding oneself, and speaking. During my time assisting Brad and providing keyboard accompaniment at HMS, I learned that the location and extent of brain damage affects one’s ability to drive a wheelchair, chew food, and make micromovements that devices translate into spoken word.   HMS uses a variety of expressive arts therapies such as music to enhance cognitive and physical abilities in children with brain damage. In the conducting exercise, I witnessed principles I learned in Professor Boltz’s Foundations of Psychology. Through classical conditioning, the group associates each command word with the starting, stopping, or tempo change in the music. And through conformity, the students perceive and follow each other’s change in music-making behavior to maintain...