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Sophomore Accelerator

for students serious about getting a head start in their career

Sophomore Career Accelerator


Thanks to support from Ernst & Young we are once again offering this 8 week on-campus comprehensive Career Development module.  Beginning in fall of 2015 the program is now a one credit pass/fail course   (UGMG2222).   

What is it?

It is a one credit pass/fail  course consisting of eight 90 minute sessions designed to ensure that you learn the following:

How to identify your top skills and explore career fields that are a good match

Write an effective resume/cover letter

How to talk about yourself to employers, you will learn from some actual employers about what they look for and how to communicate effectively with them. 

You will get to practice networking with BC alumni and actually conduct an informational interview with a BC alumni through the Eagle Expert Network

How to Interview to get the job.  You will learn about interviewing from employers/upperclassmen and conduct a video mock interview with an alum/employer from the Eagle Expert Network.   

How to dress to impress-learn from a professional stylist what you need to wear to all these different employer and networking events, how to make a positive first impression.  Learn from Style expert Margaret Batting

How to use Social Media to your advantage-You will develop a strong LinkedIn page and learn how to convey a positive image through social media, also how to use social media to network with the right people.  Learn from expert/author Lindsey Pollak.  


There are two sections being offered this fall and both are currently full.   You will have another opportunity to register in the spring semester. 

Speakers participatng in the on-campus E&Y Sophomore Accelerator include: 

Develop your professional image for College and Beyond
Margaret Batting, President and Founder of Margaret Batting Image Communications

Using social media in your internship search
Lindsey Pollak, Ambassador for LinkedIn, Spokesperson for The Hartford and the author of Getting from College to Career