1/25: Summer in January!

Make the most of your summer! RSVP and find more details here. Come learn about summer opportunities from the Career Center, Summer Session, the Collaborative for Community Engagement (CCE), the Public Interest Fellowship Program (PIFP), Study Abroad, Fellowships and Scholarships, Outdoor Education, the Dean’s Office, the Quad Innovation Partnership, AND from students that have lived…

1/30: Professional in Residence: Sandra Martinez, HR for local software company

In addition to their professional lives, many of our CC alumni choose to give back to the college by offering their industry-insider expertise to CC students. They are the Career Center’s Professionals in Residence, and offer lunches, one-on-one conversations, and extra programming related to their industries. Sandra Martinez, Professional in Residence Tuesday, January 30, 12:15pm — Career…

1/25: Final PIFP Info Session + Working Sessions

Interested in applying to PIFP, a program that offers CC students (and CC students only) the opportunity to apply for paid fellowships at Colorado nonprofits? The final PIFP Info Session is this Thursday, January 25, at 12:15pm in the WES Room in downstairs Worner. No RSVP required! This info session is meant for last-minute questions. The…

American-Scandinavian Foundation Translation Competition Open

The American-Scandinavian Foundation has announced the opening of its 38th annual Translation Competition for outstanding translations of poetry, fiction, drama, or literary prose written by a Scandinavian author born after 1900. Two prizes are offered: the Nadia Christensen Prize, which includes a $2,500 award, and the Leif and Inger Sjöberg Prize, which recognizes distinguished effort…

Public Transportation Work-Study Program in Paris

Jump start your career in France: Commence ta carrière en France   About the opportunity: Keolis North America and le Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer (France’s national railway company) are interested finding clever, motivated and adventurous transport managers and engineers for a work study program in greater Paris. Successful candidates will be train at a…

2/24: Education/Career Fair For Diversity

While this event is open to anyone seeking employment opportunities, it is designed to support educators of color considering careers within independent schools. The main objective is to help candidates learn the best ways to navigate and prepare for the independent school hiring process. To work in an independent school, candidates need to have majored in…

Have you checked out Zip Recruiter?

As you search for internships, fellowships, and post-graduation work, you’ve doubtless gotten the advice to check job sites such as LinkedIn and Indeed. You may also want to look into ZipRecruiter. Founded in 2010, ZipRecruiter aims to make users’ job searches as easy and effective as possible. Job seekers can apply to jobs with just one…

1/17: Exploring Grad School with Gretchen

Planning to be on campus over Half Block? Why not use your free afternoons to drink some coffee, eat some snacks, and chat with the Career Center staff about resumes, interviews, applications, networking, finding job and internship opportunities, and more? Join us at 3:30pm today in the Career Center to talk about grad school with…

Professionals in Residence this Half Block

In addition to offering classes, five Half Block instructors will also give campus-wide access to their expertise. They will be Professionals in Residence over Half Block and will offer lunches, one-on-one conversations, and extra programming related to their industries. The schedule is below: “An alternative plan to a career in journalism and navigating a changing…

SuCCess Stories: Meet Rosie Nelson ’14!

This post is part of the Career Center’s bi-weekly roundup of alumni success stories. Check out Rosie’s story below, and find more SuCCess Stories here! 8 Questions with Rosie Nelson ‘14 Major: History and Feminist and Gender Studies Grad Year: 2014 Current Job Title, Organization: PhD Researcher, University of Bristol What did you do after graduation? RN: Immediately after…

Deadline 1/9: Civic Digital Fellowships with Coding it Forward (paid!)

The student-run non-profit Coding it Forward is accepting applications to the Civic Digital Fellowship. Impact-driven software engineers, data scientists, website designers, product managers, and data journalists are encouraged to apply to opportunities to modernize tech at federal government agencies—including the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Department of State. Fellows will spend…

Associate Account Strategist at Google (Entry Level)

Google is hiring Associate Account Strategists for Global Customer Care in Google Technical Services. Due to business needs, Google is prioritizing candidates that are available to start in February 2018 or sooner. This is a great opportunity for graduating seniors, especially those interested in advertising/marketing/sales and those who want to get a foot in the door of a Fortune…

Coffee Chats with the Career Center

Planning to be on campus over Half Block? Why not use your free afternoons to drink some coffee, eat some snacks, and chat with the Career Center staff about resumes, interviews, applications, networking, finding job and internship opportunities, and more? Join us at 3:30pm in the afternoons of Half Block (January 8-18, 2018) to cover…

Deadline extended to 1/22: Paid project opportunities with the Quad Innovation Partnership

The Quad Innovation Partnership is a joint initiative between Colorado College, Pikes Peak Community College, University of Colorado Colorado Springs and the US Air Force Academy that supports graduating innovators build careers that matter in the Colorado Springs area. The Partnership is offering two paid project opportunities for the Spring 2018 semester. Janska is offering a…

SuCCess Stories: Meet Matt Lopez ’14!

This post is part of the Career Center’s bi-weekly roundup of alumni success stories. Check out  Matt’s story below, and find more SuCCess Stories here!   7 Questions with Matt Lopez ‘14 Major: German Literature Grad Year: 2014 Current Job Title, Organization: Associate Director of Talent, Atlas Preparatory School What did you do after graduation? ML:…

Deadline 1/31 for freshman: Future Global Leaders Fellowship

Colorado College freshman may be interested in applying to the Future Global Leaders Fellowship. The Future Global Leaders Fellowship is an internationally competitive program granting first generation and low-income students entry into the Fortis Society – the world’s first private network for diverse leaders. This program has gathered students from leading universities worldwide including Harvard, Oxford, Sciences Po, the…

Tiger Trek: Seattle

    The Career Center and the Office of Alumni and Family Relations collaborate to help sponsor Tiger Trek, a biannual program that arranges student tours of major cities to highlight prestigious alumni and potential career paths. These four-day trips over a block break each semester provide students with valuable insights as well as the opportunity to make connections in…

Tiger Trek: San Francisco

    The Career Center and the Office of Alumni and Family Relations collaborate to help sponsor Tiger Trek, a biannual program that arranges student tours of major cities to highlight prestigious alumni and potential career paths. These four-day trips over a block break each semester provide students with valuable insights as well as the opportunity to make connections in…

Tiger Trek: Washington D.C.

  The Career Center and the Office of Alumni and Family Relations collaborate to help sponsor Tiger Trek, a biannual program that arranges student tours of major cities to highlight prestigious alumni and potential career paths. These four-day trips over a block break each semester provide students with valuable insights as well as the opportunity to make connections in their…

PIFP Info Sessions December 7 and 12, 2017

Interested in applying to PIFP, a program that offers CC students (and CC students only) the opportunity to apply for paid fellowships at Colorado nonprofits? Make sure to get the dates for the Block 4 Info Sessions on your calendar: December 7th at 12:15pm or  December 12th at 4pm.  Both info sessions will be offered in the WES…

Spotlight on Half Block: The Big Idea Half Block

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit.   Spotlight on The Big Idea Half Block What’s this class about? This workshop will be 100% focused on innovation and startup teams…

First Ever Impact-A-Thon: Executing Social Impact (Win $500!)

The Quad Innovation Parternship and the Colorado Institute for Social Impact are proud to bring you the first ever Impact-A-Thon: a competition for executing social impact.  At the event, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from area impact leaders about the value of storytelling in generating support for new initiatives and businesses. You’ll spend focused…

12/13: Finding a career serving our public lands

Remember to RSVP to the Career Center! As part of the 2017-2018 Stratton series, meet Jeff Mow, Superintendent of Glacier National Park in Montana’s Rocky Mountains. Jeff will share experiences from his 29 years with the National Park Service, including three of his past superintendencies at Kenai Fjords National Park, Denali National Park and Preserve and Florissant Fossil…

Only one more block until Dynamic Half Block!

Yes, you read that right: Dynamic Half Block 2018 is just one block away. Half Block will take place January 8-18, 2018. Haven’t registered yet? Check out the course listing on our website. You can sign up for classes until December 21st via Summit Student Life. Want to learn more about the classes offered this…

Deadline 12/1: Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative Intern

What does the internship offer? Compensation Top-notch training Flexibility for school Team support and mentorship The chance to make an impact What are interns’ duties? Financial representative interns ask clients and prospects lots of questions to understand their financial goals. They come up with creative financial solutions. They’re in business for themselves, but they’re never…