» » » » » » Events Advising Careers Leadership Carroll School News Attachment: FEBRUARY 1, 2015 CLASS OF 2015 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 , 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 F E B R U A R Y 3 BC Sales and Business Development Club Spring Kickoff 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, [email protected], and the MIT$100K ESC, Patrick Allen (BC ’13). 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. 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 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 EY Peer Advisors Available through drop-in hours or by appointment. The drop-in schedule can be found at www.bc.edu/carrollpeeradvisor. Job Opportunity: Social Media Coordinator, McG Media Position is virtual (3-8 hours per week, $15 per hour), but will require weekly phone/skype conferences. Applicants should be detail-oriented, with a strong interest and familiarity with social media, religion, spirituality pop culture, current events. Candidates will be organized, detailoriented, forward-thinking, computer and web savvy, smart, diligent and with the strong capacity to multi-task. Interest in creating highly engaging social media content and managing audience engagement. The social media coordinator will help create a social media content calendar and strategize reader engagement opportunities, as well as manage any potential social media partnerships with other organizations and track analytics. Contact: Bill McGarvey, McG Media LLC, [email protected] Want to know how to access the Vault career intelligence guides for free? The Career Center is providing you with premium access to Vault’s exclusive content to help you gain a competitive advantage and land your dream job! Step 1: Login to BC’s Vault Access Link Step 2: Either enter preexisting log in credentials or register a new account Step 3: Customize your account by creating a unique profile 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 ‘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 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 Take Home Prof: We have 3 left! Invite a Carroll School professor to dinner in your residence hall or apartment and you will receive a $100.00 allowance to a grocery store to pay for the ingredients. Contact the professor and come up with a date and time for the dinner. Once the plans are set, send one email to all the participants and Erica Graf at [email protected] with the date, time, and location. The rules are as follows: 1. Students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors in the Carroll School. 2. There must be at least three Carroll School students attending the dinner with the professor. 3. If you have a kitchen in your apartment on or off-campus, students will cook the professor dinner. 4. If you don’t have a kitchen, you can get take-out for the professor. 5. Professors can only attend one dinner per semester. So act fast if you want to invite a particular professor! 6. There are only 10 Take Home Prof events per semester. 7. A picture must be taken and submitted to Erica Graf at [email protected] for proof. Sponsored by the Ernst & Young Excellence in Accounting and Management Fund 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 IF YOU HAVE NEWS OR UPCOMING EVENTS PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] BY FRIDAY AT NOON. EVENTS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT WWW.BC.EDU/CARROLLUNDERGRAD.
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