Events Calendar

Visit the Handshake Calendar frequently to keep up on the CDO's most current listings of events, programs, and recruiting information including programs held at Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer and Scripps Colleges.

Handshake Calendar of Events

 

Sneak Peek of the Week

April 16 - April 22, 2018

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES
The 2018 Senior Survey is here! Please take some time and fill it out for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card!

Want to help your fellow students explore CDO resources, hone their résumés and cover letters, and get ready for internships and jobs? Then you might want to be a CDO Peer Advisor! Apply to be part of the CDO Peer Advisor program for the 2018-2019 academic year. We hope you join the CDO team! Apply now on Handshake.

Sagehen Athletic Reception hosted by Pomona-Pitzer Athletics 
Friday, April 27, 2018, from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, North Bridges Patio, POM
Listen to a panel presentation by Sagehen alumni followed by more open conversations around careers, internships, and where alumni are now! There will also be “industry tables” occupied by alumni and student-athlete hosts for students who are interested in having a more personal conversation about their professions. Please save the date and prepare to be inspired!

CAREER DEVELOPMENT EVENTS
Your Identity, Your Career: LGBTQIA+ Panel: Coming and Being Out In the Workplace 
Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Honnold-Mudd Library - Founders Room H210
This is one of multiple 5C series on Your Identity, Your Career co-hosted by Pomona and Harvey Mudd College. Join us for a discussion with panelists about their experience with being out, or not, in the workplace. Featuring Alice Timken (POM '16), Dr. Nancy Williams (HMC '95), Aithan Peterson (Scripps), Rebecca Sirmons, Melantha Hodge, and Manny Diaz (CGU) as moderator.

Applying to Medical School
Thursday, April 19th 2018, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, SCC 208, POM
Thursday, April 19th 2018, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, SCC 208, POM
This program will focus on the centralized applications for health professions programs and tips on preparing and populating your primary application. This program will also highlight considerations for how to select schools for your upcoming health professions application. Topics include transcripts, study abroad course work, schools attended, AP credit, etc. 

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Mini Conference
Thursday, April 19th 2018, 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm, Bauer Center - Founders Room, CMC
Meet with CMC alumni and friends of the college to learn about Blockchain and Cryptocurrency technology! 

EMPLOYER EVENTS
Bank of America Insight Week – Elevate Diversity Forum
Tuesday, April 17th 2018 to Friday, April 20th 2018, 9:00 am EDT - 5:00 pm EDT, Off-site
The Bank of America Elevate Diversity Forum provides undergraduate Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, Alaskan Native and American Indian, freshman and sophomore students the opportunity to participate in a one and a half day immersion experience to kick-start your career. Travel and hotel accommodation will be provided for students selected to attend. For application and additional information follow the link above.

Bank of America Insight Week – Ignite with TECH
Tuesday, April 17th 2018 to Friday, April 20th 2018, 9:00 am EDT - 5:00 pm EDT, Off-site
The Bank of America Ignite with Tech program is a one day enrichment experience focused on developing your technical and leadership skills. This is a targeted program which gives Black, African American, Hispanic, Latino, Alaskan Native and American Indian, freshman and sophomore students the unique insight into how you can use your computer science and computer engineering degree to make an impact on a global scale. Travel and hotel accommodation will be provided for students selected to attend. For application and additional information follow the link above.

Vanderbilt School of Medicine
Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm, Frank Dining Hall - Blue Room, POM
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine will be visiting Pomona College and would love to meet you! You'll have a chance to learn a bit more about what makes for competitive applicants to our MD and MD/PhD programs, as well as ask questions about Nashville, Vanderbilt and the admissions process.

Apple Freshman/Sophomore Finance Panel & Networking
Tuesday, April 17th 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Bauer Center North - Founders Room, CMC
Join Apple Finance and CMC alumni for a panel to find out what it's like to work at Apple.

Fairygodboss Virtual Career Fair for Women in Technology
Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 5:00 am - 6:00 pm, Virtual
Ready to kick your career up a notch? Fairygodboss is hosting a virtual career fair — exclusively for women in tech. Explore leading companies for women, browse jobs, and have real-time conversations with recruiters who are out to hire top female talent. Additional information and registration link above.

Federal Emergency Management Agency Jobs and Internships Webinar
Thursday, April 19th 2018, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Virtual
Designed specifically for students and recent graduates who are interested in beginning a career with FEMA, this virtual event will feature an overview of FEMA’s application and hiring process, highlight exciting entry-level program opportunities, and a panel of FEMA experts will answer live questions from webinar participants. The event is free for participants. Registration in link above.

Boston Consulting Group Content Presentation
Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Bauer Center - Pickford Auditorium, CMC
Please join us to learn more about a full-time or summer position with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). BCG's global reputation as a top management consulting firm derives from more than fifty years of experience helping senior managers discover and achieve their companies’ full potential.

COWEN: Investment Banking Info Session
Thursday, April 19th 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Forum - Bauer Center South, CMC
Meet members of Cowen’s Healthcare Investment Banking team who will provide an overview of the firm, their financial advisory capabilities and what it really takes to make it in banking. You will also have the chance to hear about Cowen’s 2019 internship opportunities and learn how to best position yourself for the recruiting process.

Careers in Nursing Information Session
Friday, April 20th 2018, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm, Keck Science Center Room 127, PIT
Sharon Warner, Associate Director of Admissions from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing will be on Keck's campus to discuss the Nursing Program at Johns Hopkins. Another representative will be there to discuss the University of Pennsylvania's Nursing Program as well.

Emory's Rollins School of Public Health
Friday, April 20th 2018, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm, Courtyard - Smith Campus Center, POM
Stop by their table and speak to a representative from Emory Rollins School of Public Health, where students learn to identify, analyze, and intervene in today's most pressing public health issues. 

The Google Games Orange County
Saturday, May 5th 2018, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Off-site
Do you want to be a contestant at this years Google Games? Is your team ready to challenge yourselves, win prizes and have fun? Google invites you to register for The Google Games Orange County taking place on Saturday, May 5th. All freshmen, sophomores and juniors are welcome to apply by April 20th, link above.

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