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Launch: The Career Conference for Juniors & Seniors

 

Launch your career journey.

Launch: The Career Week for Juniors & Seniors
October 16-21, 2017

Throughout the week you will have the chance to learn how to articulate your skills, experiences and identity in your job or internship search. You will leave empowered with concrete action steps to define and reach your professional goals.

Schedule of Events:
 

Be one of the first 50 students to attend 2+ Launch Week workshops and email career.center@bc.edu to receive a free Boston College padfolio. 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 16

Color Your Own Wandering Map to Discover Your Career Path

5:00–5:30 p.m. | Stokes S195
Discover your hidden interests and strengths, and how you can use them in the future, through this interactive activity.
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7 Ways to Stay Calm and Launch Forward Your Job/Internship Search

6:00–6:45 p.m. | Stokes S195
In collaboration with the Office of Health Promotion, this workshop will help you discover how to take charge of your job/internship search while staying positive and grounded.
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17

Communication Secrets: How to Stand Out and Get the Position You Want

12:00–12:30 p.m. | Cushing 001
Communications Professor Rita Rosenthal shares her tips on how to communicate effectively with employers. 
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VSLC Post-Graduate Service Fair

4:00–7:00 p.m. | Heights Room
Take advantage of this chance to speak to over 50 organizations with full-time volunteer opportunities both domestic and abroad. No dress code and no resumes needed. Fair hosted by the Volunteer and Service Learning Center
 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18

The Golden Ticket: Making Connections to Land the Job or Internship of Your Dreams

4:30–5:15 p.m. | 2150 Commons
Connect with alumni and student leaders and gain insights on relationship building as a job/internship search strategy. 
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Skyrocket Your Interview Skills: Practice Interview Night

5:30-6:30 p.m. | 2150 Commons
Join a group practice interview with an employer working in your area of interest. Practice interview questions, learn specifics about the industry, get feedback, and ask questions of the facilitator. 
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19

Know Your Worth: Salary Negotiation

5:00–5:30 p.m. | Gasson 306
Would you like to practice some of the tried and proven techniques when it comes to the "art" of negotiating your compensation? This workshop with Associate Vice President of Student Affairs/Career Services Joseph Du Pont will help you be prepared the moment an offer arrives. 
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Shoot for the Stars: Dr. Mae Jemison, American engineer, physician, and NASA astronaut

Join us as we welcome American engineer, physician, and NASA astronaut Mae Jemison to Boston College. Dr. Jemison became the first woman of color in the world to go into space when she flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour in 1992.

The Colloquium is made possible by the Council for Women of Boston College and the Institute for the Liberal Arts.

6:00–7:00 p.m. | Gasson 100
No ticket is required, but space is limited. Doors open at 5:00 p.m.
 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20

Drop-in to Launch Your Next Steps

11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Career Center
Come meet with a Career Coach to strategize your unique next steps!
 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21

Women's Summit

For more information click here.

9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. | BC Campus
Conference hosted by the BC Women's Center