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: 10:00am - 2:45pm
Location: Bristol Center HUB
Cost: None. However, there is a $50.00 no show fee.
Schedule for the day (subject to change):
10:10am Welcome and staff introductions
10:25am Keynote Speaker: Emma Leeds '12
10:45am Workshop Break-out Session I - Exploring Careers, Networking 101 or Resume 101. You will choose your sessions in the registration process
1:00pm Workshop Break-out Session II - Career-Related Experience 101, Networking 101 or Resume 101. You will choose your sessions in the registration process.
2:15pm Next steps & Resources and Closing Remarks
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 ...
Registration for Sophomore JumpStart! 2013 will open on June 15, 2013. Please follow these steps for registration:
Step 1: Complete the Sophomore JumpStart Registration Survey. You will be taken to HamNET at the end of the survey.
Step 2: Register for the event in HamNET. Log into HamNET, click Events tab, click Workshops tab and RSVP for the event. You are not registered for the event until you have completed both steps.
Registration Deadline is Friday August, 16, 2013. There is room for 60 members of the Class of 2016. We will utilize a wait list if attendance is filled prior to the deadline.
Sophomore JumpStart! offers you the guidance and information you need to: