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Sophomore January Program

DRAFT SCHEDULE - Wednesday, January 14th – Sunday, January 18th, 2015

 

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Time Event

 

12:00 PM Sophomores return to campus after 12:00 pm
  12:30 PM Rooms are available and boarding meal plan lunch and dinner
 
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Time Event Speaker
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 7:30 am - 8:30 am BREAKFAST  
Location: Emerson Auditorium 8:30 am - 9:30 am Program   Overview & Introductions  
Location: Filene Recital Hall 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group I - Improv Michael Burns
Location: Palamountain, 202 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group II - Purposeful Action Marie Glotzbach
Location: Bolton, 102 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group III - Interviewing I Gary Stine
Location: Filene Recital Hall 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group II - Improv Michael Burns
Location: Palamountain, 202 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group I - Purposeful Action Marie Glotzbach
Location: Bolton, 102 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Networking Paul Calhoun
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH BREAK  
Location: Case Spa, 1st Floor Case Center 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Getting to know YOU Joshua Nelson, Director Leadership Activities
  3:30 pm - 3:45 pm BREAK  
Location: Palamountain, 301 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Finding Your Path

Participants will use My Plan   to take four career assessments evaluating the student's personality type,   interests, skills, and values. Using these elements, participants will   conduct career research to reaffirm or broaden their career goals.

Career Development: Meagan Jackson, Associate Director
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm DINNER  
Location: Saratoga Downtown 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Sip and Paint (Henry Street) OR
Creative Sparks Pottery painting (Phila Street)
 
 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 Time Event Speaker
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 8:00 am - 9:00 am BREAKFAST  
Location: Filene Recital Hall 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group I - Passionate Speech Kate Bouchard
Location: Bolton, 102 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group II - Networking Paul Calhoun
Location: Palamountain, 202 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group III - Purposeful Action Marie Glotzbach
Location: Filene Recital Hall 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group II - Passionate Speech Kate Bouchard
Location: Bolton, 102 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group I - Networking Paul Calhoun
Location: Dance Studio 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group III - Dance Mary Harney
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH BREAK  
Location: Ladd, 307 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Staging Your Experiences

Participants will learn how to craft and compose a resume and cover letter in response to an opportunity.   Students will use their own laptops in order to make changes in real-time.   Students have until Thursday, January 15 at 11:59 PM to complete their resume   and cover letter and submit to Megan Jackson.

Career Development
  3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK  
Location: Case Spa, 1st Floor, Case Center 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Exploring Identity Leadership
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm DINNER  
  7:00 pm Free time  
 
Friday, January 16, 2015 Time Event Speaker
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 8:30 am - 9:30 am BREAKFAST  
Location: Palamountain, 202 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group I - Interviewing I Gary Stine
Location: Dance Studio 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group II - Dance Mary Harney
Location: Filene Recital Hall 9:30 am - 10:50 am The Brand Called Me: Group III - Improv Kat Koppett
Location: Palamountain, 202 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group II - Interviewing I Gary Stine
Location: Dance Studio 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group I - Dance Mary Harney
Location: Filene Recital Hall 11:00 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group III - Passionate Speech Kate Bouchard
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH BREAK  
Location: Case Spa, 1st Floor, Case Center 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Values Exploration Leadership
  3:30 pm - 3:45 pm BREAK  
Location: Harder, 101 & 108 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Making the Cut

Participants will find themselves in someone else's shoes: the employer's. Using the materials   submitted the evening before, students will evaluate resumes and cover letters to decide, round-by-round, which documents are the strongest,   resulting in a final winner.

Career Development
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, 2nd Floor 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Your Sophomore Year  
Location: Saratoga Downtown 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Movie & Plumb Dandy  
 
Saturday, January 17, 2015 Time Event Speaker
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 8:30 am - 9:30 am BREAKFAST  
Location: Palamountain, 202 9:30 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group I - Interviewing II  
Location: Bolton, 282 9:30 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group II - Interviewing II  
Location: Bolton, 281 9:30 am - 12:20 pm The Brand Called Me: Group III - Interviewing II  
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH BREAK  
Location: Ladd, 307 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tapping into the Skidmore Network

Participants will tap into the extensive parent and alumni network through learning how to use the Career Advisor Network, as well as how to craft outreach and develop a relationship.

Participants will then create a LinkedIn profile to increase the reach of their professional network, and learn strategies for maintaining their network.

Career Development
  3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK  
Location: Case Spa, 1st Floor, Case Center 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Leadership Defined Leadership
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm DINNER  
  7:00 pm Free time  
 
Sunday, January 18, 2015 Time Event Speaker
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall 8:30 am - 9:30 am BREAKFAST  
Location: Ladd, 307 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Searching for Summer Internships

Participants will learn to navigate several internship searching research, including My CDC Account, the Liberal Arts Career Network, National Internship Connections, Career Shift, and Gale Research Directory.

Additionally, participants will learn about the protocols for applying, and how to maximize their application in the stack.

Career Development
Location: Murray-Aikins Dining Hall, 2nd Floor 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Alumni Speaker, Closing Luncheon  
Location: West Mountain 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm Snow tubing & hot cocoa (bus departs Case at 2:30 pm)  
 
 

 

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