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Career Kickoff

October 2nd, 2019

11:30 am - 3:30 pm

College Center Circle | rain location: College Center North Atrium

Each Fall the CDO hosts its annual Career Kickoff event. Career Counselors and Career Assistants answer questions about all the CDO resources and all things career-related. This year we will have an autumnal theme featuring topics such as the job and internship search, tapping into the alumnae/i network, a LinkedIn photo booth, and more! Students from all class years are welcome!

Featured stations include:

LinkedIn Photo Booth! Research shows that just having a picture makes your LinkedIn profile 7-14 times more likely to be viewed by others. Stop by to have a free LinkedIn headshot taken by a professional photographer!

Business Cards! Sign up to have a free starter-set of business cards made for you… perfect for interviews and networking! This will be located at the Vassar Network table.

Jobs & Internships! Thinking about the job and internship search? Stop by to learn more about how and when to connect with great opportunities for post-graduation, summer  and beyond.

Grad/Law School! Is graduate school or law school in your future? Learn what you can do now to prepare for grad school later!

The Vassar Network! Learn how to tap into Vassar’s very best career resource, our alumnae/i.

Ask-a-counselor! Career counselors and career assistants will be available for quick general questions. Learn about CDO resources for self-assessment and career / major exploration.

Just for Fun! Need to de-stress? Stop by our fun table featuring coloring sheets, magic 8 balls, silly putty, and more!

Funding Opportunities! The CDO has funding available for academic year career-relevant expenses such as: interview attire and transportation as well as summer internship funding. Stop by to learn more about this great program.

RAFFLE! Stop by each table to increase your chances of winning great prizes, including “job/internship search survival kits,” a pizza lunch with the CDO staff, Vassar swag, and more!