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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.

Coming in Block 2:

Week 2

Marketing Your Athletic Experience to Employers
El Pomar 202 - Monday, September 28 - 12-1 PM

Calling all student athletes! This program will help you incorporate your experiences as a student athlete into your story and market those special skills and qualities to employers, and will help you stand out in interviews and gain a competitive edge. RSVP to the Career Center. Lunch will be provided.

Careers in Government Panel
Gaylord Hall - Monday, September 28 - 12:15 PM

Are you interested in working abroad? How about foreign relations? Want to help others in a diplomatic way? This is a great chance to learn how! Governmental Diplomat in Residence Anne Callaghan will be visiting campus to talk about internships, fellowships, and careers with the State Department. Applications for our summer 2016 summer internships are due on October 16 so the timing is perfect! She will stick around and answer questions and is happy to have 1-on-1 time. For more information, contact Gretchen Wardell.

Anne Callaghan, a State Department Senior Foreign Service Officer, is the Diplomat in Residence. Prior to this assignment, Anne was Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver, Canada (2011-21014) and leader of a Provincial Reconstruction Team in southeastern Iraq (2010-2011).  Anne started her career in Mexico nearly 30 years ago with assignments at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City and the U.S. Consulate General in Tijuana, opening the first public diplomacy border affairs office.  She also served in Perth, Australia; Tokyo, Japan; Rome, Italy; Bogota, Colombia; and Washington, D.C.  Throughout her career, Anne has been a strong proponent of public diplomacy, including cultural programming, public affairs, and academic and professional exchanges.  Before joining the Foreign Service, Anne worked at the Center for Research in International Studies at Stanford University.  A native of New Jersey, she received her undergraduate degree in East Asian Studies from Colby College and graduate degrees from the University of Michigan School of Library and Information Science and the National War College.

Other organizations that will be in attendance: Peace Corps, AmeriCorps FEMA, Navy, Air Force, FDIC, Office of Public Housing, and Teach for America. Come chat with them to learn more!
Catered lunch provided. Please RSVP to the Career Center.

Student Conservation Association
Worner 216 - Tuesday, September 29 - 12-1 PM

Expense-paid internships include a mix of individual and team-based opportunities. Individual interns serve for 3-12 months each year. Serving alongside resource management professionals, SCA interns make substantial contributions to our natural and cultural treasures while gaining valuable new skills, career experience and memories to last a lifetime. Benefits include housing, a living allowance,
round-trip travel and the potential for an AmeriCorps Education Award.

How to be Successful in Your Search for a News Internship: A Panel of Experts
Loomis Lounge - Tuesday, September 29 - 12 PM

Do you love to write? Are you considering a career in journalism? Internship experience is a must. Start your search today with advice from those in the know. Come learn from CC alumni, Gazette Editor, and CC Students who can share their experiences, the ins and outs of applications, and why it is critical to get at least one internship to test your interest and gain necessary skills to be successful in the field of journalism.

Brattle Group Information Session
Worner 213 - Tuesday, September 29 - 4 PM

Application Deadline has been extended to THIS FRIDAY, September 25th. The Brattle Group provides consulting services and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and public agencies. It hires internationally recognized experts, and has had strong partnerships with leading academics and highly credentialed industry specialists around the world. RSVP to the Career Center. Lunch Provided.

Executive/Alumni in Residence: Ed Bowditch ‘86
Tuesday, September 29

Since graduating from CC in 1986, Ed Bowditch has lived in Denver and worked at the State Capital in Denver. He served on staff to the Colorado General Assembly for 10 years, and served as vice chancellor for the Colorado State University System for seven years. For the last eight years, Ed was worked as a lobbyist at the State Capitol (focusing on education and human services issues) and as an education consultant for school districts and colleges in Colorado.  In addition to his BA from Colorado College in history/political science, Ed has a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard.
Mr. Bowditch is here for you! Do you have questions about policy work? Are you thinking about getting a master’s degree in public policy? Ed is happy to answer questions, tell stories, give resume advice, help with interview techniques, offer connections and much more.  Sign up now for a 20 minute slot on Tuesday, September 29. 

Stratton Series: Dave Fleming
McHugh Commons - Wednesday, September 30 - 12:15 PM & 3 PM

Marketing expert and corporate trainer/speaker Dave Fleming has driven the marketing for brands such as Pizza Hut, Dr Pepper, and Snapple. He will present two programs for students: "Cube Smarts" about workplace readiness and "Inside the World of Marketing," with examples from his own career experience. Please RSVP to the Career Center.
“Cube Smarts” at 12:15 PM: How to be workplace ready -  Dave will talk about workplace etiquette with a twist.  For instance, should you really eat the food that’s in the work fridge?  Is it really ok to wear jeans and a t-shirt to work every day? Be prepared to laugh!
“Inside the World of Marketing” at 3 PM: Are you Olivia Pope or Don Draper?  Dave will talk about the difference between advertising, marketing and public relations. Stories he has from previous clients will be interesting and funny.

Blue Canyon Information Session
WES Room, Worner Center - Friday, October 2 - 12:15 PM

Application Deadline has been extended to THIS FRIDAY, September 25th. Blue Canyon Partners is a management consulting firm that tackles B2B enterprises’ most difficult growth issues. For nearly two decades, we have been helping B2B organizations define the right strategy, translate it into action, and reward shareholders with profitable growth. Blue Canyon partners with clients to understand their growth barriers, identify a way forward, and drive accelerated growth in a manner that allows business leaders to think and act in different ways. RSVP to the Career Center. Lunch Provided.

Week 3

JET Information Table
Worner Center - Monday, October 5 - 11:30 AM-1 PM

Graduate School Forum
Bemis Great Hall - Tuesday, October 6 - 12:15-2:15 PM

Homecoming Weekend
Friday, October 9-Sunday, October 11

Week 4

8 Secrets About Landing a Job I Wish I Knew Senior Year
Monday, October 12 - 12-1 PM

Block 2 Ends
Wednesday, October 14

**RSVP for these events by emailing, unless otherwise specified.