Workshops & Programs

The following workshops are presented periodically throughout each semester. Check HamNet for upcoming dates. If you would like one of these workshops presented for your organization, please contact Janine Oliver.

Connect 101: Internship/CRE Search

  • Get tips and strategies for lining up a break in CRE
  • Begin to develop your CRE plan and prospect list of potential organizations to target
  • Learn how to write an effective exploratory letter to reach out to potential organizations
Most beneficial for:
  • Students who can identify at least one career field of interest
  • Students who would like to pursue an internship or CRE

Connect 201: Job Search

  • Begin to define criteria for types of opportunities to pursue
  • Learn why “apply and wait” does not work well
  • Use a SWOT analysis for their job search plan to uncover next steps
  • Learn how to develop and find contacts at organizations on their prospect list
  • Learn nuances of networking for the purpose of job search (vs. exploration)
Most beneficial for:
  • Senior seeking entry-level employment

Connect 301: Internship/CRE or Job Search Action Plan

  • Create an action plan for their internship/CRE or job search action plan
  • Develop a prospect list, timeline, and specific goals for their search
Most beneficial for:
  • Students who have attended Connect 101 or 201
  • Are working with a career advisor to set goals and strategy for their search
  • Would benefit from a structured approach for their personal search

Signature Programs

How I Got My Internship

These lunches, hosted every couple weeks, provide an opportunity to learn from a panel of fellow students. The student speakers summarize their experience, provide insight into how they got started, and  give tips and strategies for the industry in which they interned. Past topics have included education, sciences, finance, government, public health, communications, nonprofit, and business.

Sophomore JumpStart!

This half-day on-campus program is offered in September to give sophomores a jump start on planning for their future. At the conference-style event, students connect with Career Center staff, hear a keynote address, and attend two workshop sessions of their choice, focusing on career exploration, networking, resume writing and obtaining career-related experience.

Triple Jump

Held several times throughout the year, this three part series of 75 minute long workshops is aimed at sophomores who are beginning career exploration and want to learn more about how to conduct an effective internship/CRE search. Participants must attend all three sessions, which consist of Exploring Careers 101, Networking 101, and Career-Related Experience 101.

Employer Visits

Throughout the year, employers from various industries visit campus to conduct information sessions and interview candidates for jobs and internships.

Contact Information

Career Center

Third floor of Bristol Center
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323 
315-859-4346 ccadmin@hamilton.edu
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