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How to Get a Job of the Future with a Liberal Arts Degree by Rich Bellis

There are many opportunities for you to explore pathways and industries right here on campus. Take advantage of the great speakers, presentations, and events going on each day. Be sure to stay aware of what your department, clubs and organizations are offering as well as broader campus events by watching the CC Event Calendar.

**RSVP for these events by emailing the Career Center unless otherwise specified.

Coming in Block 5:

Week 4

Be Competitive: What Makes a Successful Admission Fellow Interview
This session has been moved to Wednesday, February 17.

Block 5 Ends
Wednesday, February 10

Block Break

Stratton Series Presents: Steve Dalton
Thursday, February 11 - Career Center, 9 am-12 pm

Are you looking for a new job? Learn The 2-Hour Job Search method for prioritizing, contacting, and attracting target employers to maximize job search efficiency and effectiveness. Join the Career Center to hear Steve Dalton, author of the best-selling book, The 2-Hour Job Search: Using Technology to Get the Right Job Faster. Breakfast will be served. Space is limited, so RSVP today!

Coming in Block 6:

Week 1

Block 6 Begins
Monday, February 15

CalRob Venture Group Information Session
Tuesday, February 16 - Career Center, 12 pm

Come learn about internship opportunities with CalRob Venture Group! It’s a company designed to allow individuals the opportunity to gain hands-on experience by running their own business. If you think you have what it takes to become a success in the business world, apply for the internship program and put your skills to the test. Lunch provided, please RSVP.

Fund for the Public Interest Information Sessions
Tuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, February 17 - Worner 116, at 2, 4, and 6 pm

Learn more about The Fund.

Majors Fair
Wednesday, February 17 - Worner, 12-2 pm

Trying to figure out what to major in? Come talk to professors and students from each department and find otu why they think their department is the best. Open houses to follow.

Executive-in-Residence: Van Skilling
Wednesday, February 17 - Career Center, 1:30-5 pm

What do a Degree in Zoology and the fields of marketing and finance have in common? Enter Mr. Van Skilling.

Mr. Skilling received a Bachelor of Arts in Zoology at Colorado College. Whether you are interested in marketing, planning, project or general management, finance, or still exploring; Mr. Skilling has the experience to share. He is past chairman and CEO of Experian Corporation, which he formed after spending 27 years with TRW in a variety of positions. At the time he left TRW, he was an executive vice president. He is a director for the American Business Bank, a former chairman of Core Logic Corp., and a chairman for the Onvia Corporation.

Mr. Skilling has been helping current Colorado College students as a frequent visiting lecturer for the CC Schlessman Executive-in Residence Program and a member of the Board of Trustees.

You are invited to participate in a one-on-one mentoring conversation with Mr. Van Skilling. Spots are limited and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. Mr. Skilling will be joining us on Wed. February 17th and 20 minute time slots are available between 1:30-5:00pm. Sign up for a spot today!

Be Competitive: What Makes a Successful Admission Fellow Interview
Wednesday, February 17 - Cutler Hall, 5-6 pm

Discover what makes a great interview for the Admission Fellow position. This is workshop style so you will work will have the chance to practice and discuss strategies with Career Coaches and Career Peers.

AmeriCorps NCCC Information Session
Thursday, February 18 - Worner 211, 12 pm

Selective Liberal Arts Consortium February Video Interview Day
Friday, February 19

Week 2

KORU Campus Visit
Monday, February 22 - Worner 211, 12 pm

Come learn about KORU, a program that helps young college graduates launch careers. A representative from KORU will be on campus for a lunchtime information session at 12 pm and will stay to meet with students 1-on-1 in the afternoon. RSVP for one or both of these opportunities!

Andre Schunk `98: A Career in Communications and Sponsorship
Tuesday, February 23 - Slocum Commons, 12 pm

Currently a Senior Vice President at Octagon, an industry-leader in sports marketing, consulting, and sponsorship, Andre works with high profile brands such as AB InBev, Johnson & Johnson, Siemens, and JBL to unlock the power of sponsorship. A History major/French minor, Andre will share how to market your liberal arts education to employers, what a career in marketing and sponsorship entails, and how critical problem-solving skills will be no matter where your career path may take you. Sponsored by the Stratton Series. Lunch will be provided, please RSVP.

Marketing Your Athletic Experience with Andre Schunk `98
Wednesday, February 24 - El Pomar Building Mahaney Classroom, 12 pm

Calling All Student Athletes! Do you want to learn how to stand out in interviews and gain a competitive edge? Employers in all career fields are very interested in hiring student athletes for summer internships and post-graduate opportunities because of the skills you use every day to juggle academics, athletics, co-curricular activities, work, and everything else going on in your lives. Come learn from Andre Schunk `98, former CC athlete, how to best highlight those skills and market your athletic experience. Sponsored by the Stratton Series. Lunch will be provided, please RSVP.

Office Hours with Andre Schunk `98
Wednesday, February 24 - Career Center

One-on-one “office hours” will be scheduled Wednesday, Feb. 24. Whether you want to learn more about Andre’s career, how best to gain experience in this field, or to gain an employer's perspective on your resume, contact the Career Center to schedule a time while they last. Sponsored by the Stratton Series.

Environment America Information Session
Wednesday, February 24 - Worner 216, 12 pm

Environment America is a federation of state-based citizen-funded environmental advocacy organizations. Come learn about opportunities with this awesome organization.

Week 3

Griffis Residential Information Session
Tuesday, March 1 - Career Center, 12 pm

Griffis Residential is a multifamily real estate investment company that owns and manages approximately 7,000 Class-A apartment units in Colorado, Nevada, Texas and Washington. Come hear about this great organization and the opportunities offered for internships. Lunch will be served, please RSVP. Check out SUCCESS for the job descriptions:

Acquisitions Summer Job
Marketing and Communications Summer Job
Property Accountant Intern
Property Management Intern

Sophomore Jump: Exploring Your Themes
Wednesday, March 2 - Slocum Commons, 12 pm

Spots are limited, so RSVP to Stefani Messick as soon as possible!

Kids on Bikes Information Session
Wednesday, March 2 - Worner 211, 12 pm

Kids on Bikes is a local nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire and empower all kids to lead healthy, active and happy lives through biking.

AmeriCorps FEMA Corps Information Table
Wednesday, March 2 - Worner Center, 12 pm

Week 4

Block 6 Ends
Wednesday, March 9

Spring Break
Thursday, March 10-Sunday, March 20