Events & Workshops – Fall 2019

Mark your calendars for events and workshops designed to help you prepare for life after Berea. Learn more about important internship experiences, opportunities, and processes. Network with employers, prepare for graduate school, and enhance your professional skills. It’s all here! Check back often! New recruiter lunches and events may be added throughout the term.

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Internships:
Drop-in Hours:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 3-5 pm (Stephenson Hall 308)
Questions: Call 859-985-3656 or Email internships@berea.edu

Career Development:
Drop-in Hours for Resume Reviews:
Mondays & Wednesdays, 3-5 pm (Stephenson Hall 308)
Questions:
 Call 859-985-3656 or Email careerdevelopment@berea.edu

Event Date(s)Day of WeekEvent Time(s)Workshop/EventLocation
AUGUST
08/20/19T3:00 pmOrientation 2.0, 3.0, 4.0
For specific times and locations based on your class year, watch for an email from Academic Services.
Varies depending on sophomore, junior, or senior status.
08/26/19 - 08/30/19M, T, W, TH, F5-5:45 pm each dayFunding Forums
Attendance at Career Development Funding Forums are required for any junior or senior that is planning to apply for the following: professional clothing fund; grad school exam study materials and registration fund; conferences fund; or grad school applications and visits fund.
Note: You only need to attend one of the scheduled Funding Forums. Light refreshments provided.
Baird Lounge
SEPTEMBER
09/05/19TH12-12:50 pmThursday Career Development Workshop - Graduate School 101
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/07 & 09/08/19SAT & SUN1-4:00 pm each dayGRE Prep Workshop Weekend
Prepare for the GRE with expert Winni van Gessel. You will receive personalized coaching while reviewing and analyzing practice test results, assistance building a study plan, and benefits from group discussions during the two-day sessions.
Snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/05/19TH4:30-5:30 pmFinding or Creating Your Ideal Internship
Now is the time to start gathering information and identifying possible internships for Summer 2020. This session will help you get started. This workshop is offered several times each term and is a prerequisite for participating in your first internship). This session *may* be waived if you have already identified internship sites or received an offer confirmation. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/10/19T6:15-7:30 pmDining Etiquette
Come and learn about dining etiquette from our dining expert, Terri Thompson. She will teach you about place settings, table manners, and conversational etiquette. Business casual attire is required for this event.
Boone Tavern Event Center
09/12/19TH12:00-12:50 pmThursday Career Development Workshop - Writing a Curriculum Vitae
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/12/19TH4:30-5:30 pmApplying for Internships
Applying for internships can be a time-consuming (and confusing) process if you've never done it before! Learn more about different types of application processes you might encounter, how to reach out to employers who don't have established internship programs or application processes, submitting resumes/cover letters that will help you stand out, and interviewing for internship positions. This session may be waived if you have participated in an internship previously. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/14 & 09/15/19SAT & SUN1:00-4:00 pm each dayGRE Prep Workshop Weekend
Prepare for the GRE with expert Winni van Gessel. You will receive personalized coaching while reviewing and analyzing practice test results, assistance building a study plan, and benefits from group discussions during the two-day sessions.
Snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/19/19TH12:00-12:50 pmThursday Career Development Workshop - Personal Statements
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/19/19TH4:30-5:30 pmHow to Receive Credit & Funding for Your Internship
Learn how you can receive course credit while gaining career-related experience -- and how to obtain the funding to make it possible!
This session is offered several times each term and is required of all students preparing for their first internship; may be waived if you have participated in an internship previously. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
09/23/19M1:00-9:00 pmGrad Exam Funds Night
See Handshake for details.
TBD
09/24/19T12:15-1:15 pmKentucky Law School Panel
See Handshake for details.
Carter G. Woodson Center, Alumni Building
09/26/19TH11:00 am-2:00 pmGraduate & Professional School Day
See Handshake for details.
Baird Lounge, Alumni Building
OCTOBER
10/01/19T12:00-12:50 pmLunch with the Recruiter: Lilly Pharmaceuticals
Learn about internships with Lilly Pharmaceuticals! Looking for students of all majors interested in sales, with excellent communication, interpersonal skills, leadership ability, and the ability to learn and apply technical/scientific knowledge. Students should possess strong influence/persuasion skills and have a passion for helping people. See event in Handshake for additional important information regarding applicant qualifications and requirements. Lunch provided!
Stephenson Hall 308
10/03/19TH1:00-7:30 pmFashion Show & Vendor Exhibit
See Handshake for details.
Baird Lounge, Alumni Building
10/03/19TH4:30-5:30 pmFinding or Creating Your Ideal Internship
Now is the time to start gathering information and identifying possible internships for Summer 2020. This session will help you get started. This workshop is offered several times each term and is a prerequisite for participating in your first internship). This session *may* be waived if you have already identified internship sites or received an offer confirmation. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
10/10/19TH12:00-12:50 pmThursday Career Development Workshop - Planning for a Gap Experience
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
10/10/19TH4:30-5:30 pmApplying for Internships
Applying for internships can be a time-consuming (and confusing) process if you've never done it before! Learn more about different types of application processes you might encounter, how to reach out to employers who don't have established internship programs or application processes, submitting resumes/cover letters that will help you stand out, and interviewing for internship positions. This session may be waived if you have participated in an internship previously. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
10/10/19TH5:45-6:45 pmDinner with the Recruiter: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Meet Craig Thomas, acting Supervisory Examiner for the FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) Lexington field office, and learn about paid internships available in Lexington and Elizabethtown with their Risk Management or Consumer Protection divisions.

This internship program is for sophomores and juniors majoring in business administration, accounting, finance, or economics and can lead to full-time employment after graduation. Must be U.S. citizen. See full position details and requirements in Handshake > Jobs. Start working on your application materials now! Dinner provided!
Stephenson Hall 308
10/17/19TH12:00-12:50 pmThursday Career Development Workshop - GoinGlobal
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
10/17/19TH4:30-5:30 pmHow to Receive Credit & Funding for Your Internship
Learn how you can receive course credit while gaining career-related experience -- and how to obtain the funding to make it possible!
This session is offered several times each term and is required of all students preparing for their first internship; may be waived if you have participated in an internship previously. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
10/22/19T12:00-12:50 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Employer Panel: TBA
More information coming soon!
Stephenson Hall 308
10/22/19T4:00-4:50 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Employer: STEP CG
More information coming soon!
IS&S Labor Mtg.
10/23/19W11:30 am-1:30 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Internship Fair
More information coming soon!
Baird Lounge
10/23/19W5:30-6:30 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Info Session: Shepherd Poverty Internship Program
More information coming soon!
Stephenson Hall 308
10/24/19TH12:00-12:50 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Employer Panel: TBA
More information coming soon!
Stephenson Hall 308
10/24/19TH5:30-6:30 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Info Session: International Internships
More information coming soon!
Stephenson Hall 308
10/25/19F12:00-12:50 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Concurrent Session 1 - Employer: Johns Hopkins
More information coming soon!
Yang Discovery Ctr., MAC Building
10/25/19F12:00-12:50 pmINTERNSHIP WEEK: Concurrent Session 2 - Employer: Messer
More information coming soon!
Stephenson Hall 308
10/26/19SAT11:00 am-5:00 pmVANDERBILT SEMINAR
See Handshake for details.
MAC Science Building
NOVEMBER
11/07/19TH12:00-12:50 pmThursday Career Development Workshop - Networking & Social Media
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
11/07/19TH4:30-5:30 pmFinding or Creating Your Ideal Internship
Now is the time to start gathering information and identifying possible internships for Summer 2020. This session will help you get started. This workshop is offered several times each term and is a prerequisite for participating in your first internship). This session *may* be waived if you have already identified internship sites or received an offer confirmation. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
11/13/19W6:15-7:30 pmDining Etiquette
Come and learn about dining etiquette from our dining expert, Terri Thompson. She will teach you about place settings, table manners, and conversational etiquette. Business casual attire is required for this event.
Boone Tavern Event Center
11/14/19TH4:30-5:30 pmApplying for Internships
Applying for internships can be a time-consuming (and confusing) process if you've never done it before! Learn more about different types of application processes you might encounter, how to reach out to employers who don't have established internship programs or application processes, submitting resumes/cover letters that will help you stand out, and interviewing for internship positions. This session may be waived if you have participated in an internship previously. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
11/14/19TH6:00-8:00 pmGreat Conversations
See Handshake and watch our Weekly Update emails for details!
Boone Tavern Event Center
11/17/19SUN8:00 am-2:00 pmSunday Shopping Day at Macy's
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
11/21/19TH12:00-12:50 pmThursday Career Development Workshop - Career Development Myth Busters
See Handshake for details.
Stephenson Hall 308
11/21/19TH4:30-5:30 pmHow to Receive Credit & Funding for Your Internship
Learn how you can receive course credit while gaining career-related experience -- and how to obtain the funding to make it possible!
This session is offered several times each term and is required of all students preparing for their first internship; may be waived if you have participated in an internship previously. Light snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308
DECEMBER
12/05 & 12/06/19TH & FDrop-in anytime between 8:00 am-5:00 pmProfessional Clothing Proof of Purchase Party
Students who were awarded the professional clothing grant during the Fall 2019 term will need to attend this event. Drop by and have your photo taken and turn in all of your receipts.
Snacks provided.
Stephenson Hall 308

Office Hours

Monday-Friday
8am – 5pm and by appointment (via Handshake)

Drop-in Hours

Internships: MW 3-5pm
Career Development: MWF 3-5pm

Office Location

Stephenson Hall–Room 308
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