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Sophomore JumpStart!

Sophomore JumpStart! is part of the Career Center’s series of programs targeted exclusively at sophomores to prepare them for future success. It offers students a jumpstart on planning for their future. At the conference-style event, students attend workshop sessions focusing on career exploration, networking, resume writing and obtaining career-related experience.  Space is limited to sixty sophomores and is designed for sophomores who are just starting the process of career exploration.

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013
Time: 10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Location: Bristol Center HUB
Cost: None. However, there is a $50.00 no show fee.

Schedule for the day (subject to change):
10 a.m. Check-in
10:10 a.m. Welcome and staff introductions
10:25 a.m. Keynote Speaker: Emma Leeds '12
10:45 a.m. Workshop Break-out Session I
Exploring Careers, Networking 101 or Resume 101.
You will choose your sessions in the registration process
noon Lunch
1 p.m. Workshop Break-out Session II
Career-Related Experience 101, Networking 101 or Resume 101.
You will choose your sessions in the registration process.
2:15 p.m. Next steps & Resources and Closing Remarks
2:45 p.m.   Departure

 

2012 Program

Julia Wilber '11 delivers the keynote speech
Alessandria Dey '15 performs an Interests and Skills Assessment
Leslie Bell, associate director of the Career Center, addresses the students
Peer advisor Lisa Labate '14, standing, assists (L to R) Catherine Luciani '15, Rebecca Hillel '15 and Elizabeth Buchanan '15
Elizabeth Siff '15, right, talks with Heather Wixson, associate director of the Career Center
Peer advisor Emma Taylor '13 helps Alicia Rost '15
Professor of Philosophy Todd Franklin
Professor of Government Rob Martin
Taylor Hogenkamp '13 asks a question during Sophomore JumpStart.
Liza Strauss '15 responds to an answer from a question she asked during Sophomore JumpStart.
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Peer advisor Lisa Labate '14, standing, assists (L to R) Catherine Luciani '15, Rebecca Hillel '15 and Elizabeth Buchanan '15 in an exercise during Sophomore JumpStart.
Sophomores Get a JumpStart on Career Planning

The second annual Sophomore JumpStart, created by Hamilton’s Maurice Horowitch Career Center, took place on Sept. 8 at the Radisson Hotel in Utica. Approximately 50 sophomores spent their Saturday morning listening to various speakers, learning resume building tips and taking assessments to gauge their potential career interests.  More ...