» Events » Advising » Portico » Leadership » Carroll School News » Attachment: 1 FEBRUARY 1, 2015 CLASS OF 2018 EDITION TAKE HOME A PROFESSOR WITH PROF JERRY POTTS M O N D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 2 Women in Business Spring Semester Town Hall 8:00 pm in Higgins 310 Come lean in with the Executive Board of Women in Business to discuss our agenda for the semester, opportunities offered by our partners, the Own It Summit, WIB Workouts, and our professional preparation series! For more information regarding Women in Business and related events, please review our website! T U E S D A Y , F E B R U A R Y Career Café: Internships 10:30 am – 4:15 pm in Stokes 139S Free coffee and quick tutorials! Learn more at bc.edu/careers 10:30-11:30 Career Toolkit: Learn how to use EagleLink and LinkedIn 12:00-1:00 Resumes That Get Internships 1:30-2:30 Drop In’s 3:00-4:15 Land Your Dream Internship: Inside tips and student panel BC Sales and Business Development Club Spring Kickoff 3 7:30 pm in Fulton 415 Get involved with our new club by attending our first meeting of 2015. We will introduce the leadership team and speak about why sales is an important skill. To further enhance your sales knowledge, two BC alum currently working at IBM will be speaking about their experiences and why they find sales useful in their careers. Please email [email protected] with any questions. W E D N E S D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 4 Dean’s Coffee 1:00-3:00 pm in Fulton Honors Common Featured guest employer: Ocean Spray Want to build your tech dreams but don't know how to start? Come to "How Do I Build It?” 5:00 pm in Fulton 310 No experience assumed. Learn about prototyping and planning tools to mock-up ideas and online resources so you can learn coding on your own. Led by BC alum, ’13 BCVC winner, and vet of MassChallenge, Summer@Highland, and the MIT$100K ESC, Patrick Allen (BC ’13). T H U R S D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 5 Application deadline for summer 2015 study abroad programs F R I D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 6 Join the TechTrek Boston visit to Amazon! 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Amazon’s Boston offices: 101 Main St, Suite 900, Cambridge Attendees are required to meet at the Reservoir T stop at 2:00 pm if commuting with the group. If not, students are free to meet the group at Amazon’s office at 3:00pm. To sign up please go to: bit.ly/AmazonTT2015. Amazon's Development Center in Cambridge, MA invites you to visit and meet some of our Technical Program Managers and Director of Software Engineering to learn more about our business. The Amazon Device team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced ground-breaking devices such as Fire tablets, Fire TV, Fire phone, and Amazon Echo. Attire is business casual. M O N D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 9 Startup Career Fair 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Heights Room, Corcoran Commons Want to land a job at a startup? Then don't miss the Startup Fair! There will be over 25 companies that are looking for diverse talent from all years and majors. Be sure to check out the most recent news and information about the Startup fair here! W E D N E S D A Y , F E B R U A R Y 1 1 Dean’s Coffee 1:00-3:00 pm in Fulton Honors Common Spotlight on Careers Series: Sales & Trading. This week, we will be featuring 3 CSOM seniors who interned in S&T. Stop by and find out what this career is all about! BCVC Talk: What Every Startup Needs to Know 5:00 pm in Fulton 150 Come learn what every startup needs to know! Joe Theis, a partner at Goodwin Procter, is known as one of the area's best startup lawyers. Joe worked on Hubspot’s IPO and has also been named to the Boston Business Journal's 40 Under 40 list. Joe will be providing basics every founder should consider, and he'll be introducing the phenomenal FoundersWorkbench.com resource that Goodwin Procter has created for entrepreneurs. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13 Last date for undergraduates to drop a course or to declare a course pass/fail in the Associate Deans’ offices Where East &West, Art and Commerce, Old and New Mingle: Come to Venice, Summer 2015 A Globalizing World: Venice as Paradigm MB 265 Globalization, Culture and Ethics (3); satisfies cultural diversity requirement With: Dean Richard Keeley When: June 2015 How: via BC’s Office of International Programs Apply now at http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/offices/international/progsummer/applysummer.html Space is limited See attached for more information Drop-in Hours for Spring 2015 Questions about your schedule? Declaring a concentration? Want to make a course pass/fail? Thinking about what classes to take while studying abroad? Get those answers at Dean’s Office drop-in hours. Monday, 10:00am-12pm; 1:00-3:00 pm. Fulton 221 Tuesday, 10:00am-12:00pm; 1:00-3:00 pm Fulton 259 Wednesday, 10:00 am -12:00 pm Fulton 360 Thursday, 10:00am-12:00pm; 1:00-3:00 pm Fulton 360 Dean’s Coffee EVERY Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm in Fulton Honors Common Spotlight on Careers @ Dean’s Coffee: Spring 2015 This semester at Dean’s Coffee we will be highlighting career opportunities. We have invited BC seniors who have interned in the industry and BC alums who currently work in the field. Drop by Dean’s Coffee to learn from people who were in your shoes once wondering “what options are available after graduation?” The schedule for this semester: February 11th Sales & Trading, February 18th Digital Marketing, February 25th Analytics, March 18th Human Resources and Human Capital, March 25th Non-profit. Get a student’s opinion: Talk to the EY Peer Advisors The EY Peer Advisors are seniors in the Carroll School who hold drop-in hours in the Fulton Honors Common. Come by to get advice on your schedule, studying abroad, the internship search, and more. The drop-in schedule can be found at www.bc.edu/carrollpeeradvisor. The Peer Advisors are also available by appointment. EAGLE Summer Internship Stipend Program Have you received an offer to do a great unpaid internship this upcoming summer? Would you like to receive funding for your internship? The EAGLE (Explore-Assess-Grow-LearnExperience) Summer Internship Stipend Program is your opportunity to get paid for your career-related experience. Applications are now open and will close on Monday, March 30th. For more information see attachment. TIMELINE: Early Decision Deadline to Apply: Sunday, March 1 at 11:59pm Students will be notified if awarded the stipend by Friday, March 20 Student applications not selected to receive the stipend for the Early Decision will be considered again for the the Regular Decision deadline. Regular Deadline to Apply: Sunday, March 29 at 11:59pm Students will be notified if awarded the stipend by Friday, April 10 Create a Resume! Freshmen, if you have not done so yet, this semester is a good time to start working on your resume. A resume is a work in progress, always changing with each semester's grades, coursework, leadership or work experience. Please view this link http://www.bc.edu/offices/careers/jobs/resumes/howto.html and watch the video at the bottom to put together a first draft. The next step is to meet with one of the Carroll School Peer Advisors for a resume critique. Their hours are posted here: bc.edu/carrollpeeradvisor. To see some samples of resumes from recent BC alums, visit http://www.bc.edu/schools/csom/undergraduate/careerservices/resumetips.html ‘Let’s Get Ready’ Volunteer Opportunity February 10 – April 30, Tuesdays OR Thursdays 3 pm – 6 pm at Brighton High School, 25 Warren St., Brighton, MA Want to help high school students get into college? Volunteer with Let’s Get Ready one night a week. The non-profit is dedicated to helping low-income high school students prepare for the SATs and get into college. Volunteers assist in SAT prep, the college application process, and provide financial aid overviews. BC's branch of Let's Get Ready, through the BC Office of Governmental & Community Affairs, runs an after-school program at Brighton High School. There are opportunities for BC students to volunteer as Math or Verbal SAT Coaches. For more information and to apply visit http://www.letsgetready.org/GetStarted/Coaches-and-Site-Directors Get involved with BC Splash The Splash program offers hundreds of high school students an opportunity to visit BC’s campus for a day and attend courses created and taught by BC students. BC students can teach Splash classes on anything they’re passionate about. Past classes include “PhiLOSTophy”, “Med School Declassified!”, “Healthy and Nutritious, Magically Delicious!” and many more! Teach by yourself or with friends! For other class ideas, see https://bcsplash.learningu.org/ and look through our course catalogs. There’s no limit to what BC students can teach! Teacher registration is open from January 21st through February 13rd, so sign up now! Just go to our webpage and click on “Teach!” to sign up! Splash is March 29th this semester, so get excited! Questions? Send an email to [email protected] Like us on Facebook: Boston College Splash Follow on Twitter: @bcsplash Quantopian Open Hackathon The Quantopian Open is an algorithmic paper trading competition. If you win, your stock trading algorithm will manage $100,000 of our money and you keep 100% of the profits. First submission deadline is February 2 on a monthly rolling basis. We're hosting open office hours from 4:00 – 11:00 pm on January 29. Drop in anytime to start an entry, polish up your code, or talk shop with Quantopian staff, quantitative finance experts, technology leaders, and your fellow algorithm writers. Pizza and beer will be served, and it's open to anyone! Check out www.quantopian.com/open for more contest details. Nominate a faculty or staff member for an award! Reverend John R. Trzaska, S.J. Award To the faculty member who expanded the horizons, skills, and value systems of Boston College students by providing support and guidance outside of the classroom. Mary Kaye Waldron Award To the faculty member, administrator, or employee who demonstrated a continual commitment to the ideals of Boston College with a self-evident belief in the need to enhance student life in a positive manner. Nominate them here: http://www.bc.edu/offices/vpsa/student-leadershipawards/awards-offered.html Want to stay on top of the latest events within the Carroll School? 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