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FEBRUARY
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2015
CLASS OF 2018 EDITION
TAKE HOME A PROFESSOR
WITH PROF JERRY POTTS
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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!
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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
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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.
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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, [email protected], and the MIT$100K ESC, Patrick Allen (BC ’13).
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Application deadline for summer 2015 study abroad programs
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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.
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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!
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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?
Facebook: Like us! “This Week in the Carroll School.”
Twitter: Follow us! @Fulton360
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