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…

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…

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13 Tips for Networking at Holiday Parties and Events

The holidays present many opportunities to pursue job opportunities and expand your network. Whether you’re an extrovert or introvert, here are several things you can do to make holiday job searching and networking easier and more enjoyable. 1. Enter events thinking, “Who can I help?” Taking this mindset as opposed to “Ugh, I don’t know anyone!”…

11/9 How do I talk about myself?

Join us for the third session in the What am I doing? Exploration Series. This session will focus on using self-awareness to make connections and gain advice. You do not need to have participated in prior sessions in order to attend. Session will be Nov. 9, 4pm, in the Career Center Classroom. RSVP to careercenter@coloradocollege.edu…

What am I doing? …A series to explore your first steps

Join us for some time spent focused on YOU! We will increase self-awareness, and focus on ways to move forward in your career journey. **Participants who successfully complete the entire series will have the opportunity to be assigned a CC Alumni Mentor for continued support.** The sessions in the Exploration Series are as follows: Session…

Space Tour Networking Event

Gain insight from industry space experts on how to propose, design, validate, and fly better space systems. Why should you attend? Learn how experts are tackling the hardest problems as they: Walk through a variety of missions and problems throughout the program lifecycle from proposal through operations. Discuss lessons-learned across a variety of orbit regimes, including LEO,…

Building Your Personal Brand

Building your personal brand is one of the most important keys to success. How do you come across to people you meet? What do people really see when they search your social media profiles? Find out now how to put your best foot forward!  Watch this short video from Candid Career to learn more.  

Apply to Tiger Trek: Seattle

Travel to Seattle over 2nd block break to tour of a variety of exciting organizations and meet prestigious alumni. You’ll learn about potential career paths and network with professionals. This experience is provided free for 12 students thanks to generous gifts from Seattle area donors and our site hosts. Apply now on Summit! Applications close September 22,…

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5 Steps to a Successful (And Not So Awkward) Informational Interview

Published August 11, 2017 By Michelle A. Riklan, Career Marketing Strategist ✯ Outplacement ✯ Executive Resume Writer Riklan Resources, LLC Reposted from LinkedIn Many applicants experience only the interviewee side of the job application process. They apply for a job, come to the interview, and answer some questions about their work and qualifications. They don’t experience what…

Everything you need to know about SLAC 2017

What’s SLAC, you ask? The Selective Liberal Arts Consortium, which helps top-notch employers recruit students from seven outstanding colleges – including CC. Recruiting happens over video, and on-site in Washington D.C. and New York City. Everything you need to know about SLAC is right here. What’s so great about SLAC anyway? Who should apply to…

Coming Soon! Summer Intern Welcome Reception – June 21

Colorado Springs employers: Do you have an intern this summer? Interns: Want to meet other interns and members of the Colorado Springs community (all while chowing down on free food)? The Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC and the Colorado Springs Rising Professionals would like to welcome all summer interns to Colorado Springs and introduce them…

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4/13 College Athlete Virtual Fair

Thursday, April 13–This is an opportunity for student-athletes to meet with employers and grad school programs from around the US without having to leave campus.  Take a look at the organizations that will be participating!

Speed Mentoring with Industry Leaders in COS

Colorado Springs Business Journal (CSBJ) Presents Captains of Industry: Speed Mentoring April 13th, 2017, 7:30-10 a.m. The Mining Exchange Hotel Industry leaders in Colorado Springs will be present to mentor you. This includes: Mayor John Suthers Tom Neppl (manufacturing) Ed Barron from Braxton and Dr. Jim Solti from USAFA (engineering) Blackstone Staffing Rosemary Lytle (nonprofits) Rodney Gullotte…

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4/7: Networking Reception with the Alumni Association Board

Sometimes it’s about who you know and sometimes it’s about who knows you! Come chat the the Alumni Association Board on Friday, April 7th from 5:30-6:15 in the Tutt Alumni House. These individuals are here to help you! In fact they really WANT to help you. Learn more about who they are and ask questions…

Tiger Trek: San Francisco

Travel to San Francisco over 7th block break to tour of a variety of organizations and meet prestigious alumni – learn about potential career paths and network with professionals. This experience is provided free for 12 students thanks to generous gifts from San Francisco area donors and our site hosts. Tentative Trip Visit Sites Stitch Fix Airbnb University…

AAB Student Leadership Scholarship

The Colorado College Alumni Association Board (AAB) has a scholarship program that helps student leaders reduce their loan debt. Sophomore and Junior students that are eligible to receive financial aid can apply. Learn more about the scholarship  I  Visit the Alumni Association website Applications are due by Monday, March 13 at 5 p.m.   Even if…