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Career Month at Lake Forest College
Career Month has arrived, it’s that special time of year the Career Advancement Center strives to ensure students take action to pursue summer and post-graduate opportunities.
Please see below for highlights from the lineup of Career Month events designed to help you move forward with career planning and get connected to experienced alumni, professionals, and employment opportunities within your Career Pathway.
Also, for those of you who would like a little extra help with career planning post-spring break, stay tuned for further details in the coming weeks regarding Career-A-Palooza on March 19, a conference-style event focused on building essential professional skills and leveraging the professional power of your liberal arts degree.
UPCOMING CAREER EVENTS
- 2/13 So You Want to Do an Internship?: This workshop will teach you how to apply, land, and get academic credit for internships.
- 2/19 Careers in English: Megy Karydes: Students in English and related majors will learn how to apply their writing, reading, and critical thinking skills professionally from Megy Karydes, a freelance writer and public relations professional. This event is presented with the Department of English.
- 2/19 Modern Languages and Literatures Career Panel: A discussion of academic and career trajectories by alumni and current seniors. This event is presented with the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.
- 2/19 Careers in Health Care and Research Networking Event: Students will hear from an alumni panel and connect with employers representing a variety of career paths across the booming health care field. Advanced registration is required in Handshake.
- 2/20 The Mechanics of Becoming a Lawyer: A panel discussion of the LSAT, getting into law school and practicing law. This event is presented with the Department of Legal Studies.
- 2/24 A Conversation on Leadership with Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of Feeding America: Students will hear how a commitment to kindness and community, a love of Shakespeare and the arts, and a fierce focus on equity drove one woman to becoming the leader of America’s largest anti-hunger charity. This event is presented with the Department of Theater, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, United Black Association, and Women in Biz.
- 2/25 Employer Showcase: A networking event in which students will find opportunities across the Business and Finance Pathway, apply for jobs and internships, and hear from alumni professionals.