Are you interested in learning, working, or researching outside the U.S., either as an undergraduate or after graduation? Attend this virtual InfoSession on Tuesday, May 3rd from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. CDT to hear about several different opportunities, including the Gilman, Watson, and Fulbright Fellowships. Brian Pertl (Conservatory), Lezlie Weber (Study Abroad) and Claire Kervin (Fellowships Advising) will introduce you to your options! Join us on zoom and register on Handshake.
Join us for a field trip to the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, located in downtown Appleton, on Friday, April 22 from 12:30 – 1:40 p.m. This event will focus on arts administration and business operations with Maria Van Laanen, President & CEO, Nick Resising, Chief Audience Development Officer, and Lisa Shovan, Chief Finance Officer.
Shuttles will be leaving the Con Drop Off and go to the PAC at 12:30 p.m., and head back to Lawrence when the program finishes at 1:40 p.m. The formal program will begin promptly at 12:45 p.m. Please register in Handshake!
Are you interested in a business career or learning business concepts for a side gig? If so, the Career Center is excited to support first-year and sophomore students who wish to pursue Harvard Business School’s Credential for Readiness (CORe) online program this summer. CORe consists of three courses—Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting — and a final exam.
The Career Center will cover the cost of a portion of these classes for students whose applications are approved. Apply by the priority deadline: April 29th. See program details and apply here.
If you have questions or would like help with your application materials, please make an appointment to meet with Grace Kutney on Handshake here.
The Career Center and Center for Community Engagement and Social Change are excited to celebrate National Public Health Week here on campus during Week 2! Students are invited to join us for programming throughout the week that includes:
- Monday, April 4: Register for a virtual watch party of the American Public Health Association’s virtual forum, “Public Health is Where You Are” (free lunch provided)
- Tuesday, April 5: Sign up for a 1:1 Virtual Coffee Chat with alumni working in public health
- Wednesday, April 6: Come connect with community organizations working in public health at the Public Health Engagement Fair
- Thursday, April 7: Register for a workshop on graduate programs in public health, featuring alumna Dr. Sara Quandt ’73 (free lunch provided)
- Friday, April 8: Sign up to take a field trip to Mosaic Family Health
- Saturday, April 9: Join the CCE and Prevent Suicide Fox Cities for a Suicide Prevention and Awareness Walk
Read more about all of our events and how to register for individual events here. We look forward to celebrating Public Health Week with you.
Have you ever wondered what a conservation career is like? The Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin’s Diversity in Conservation Internship Program provides meaningful experiences for undergraduates interested in careers in natural resource conservation. The program encourages applicants from underrepresented groups or disadvantaged backgrounds.
The program takes place during a 10-week period from June-August. Students are paired with a host conservation organization, which provides a full-time internship opportunity that engages the student in a specific project, while allowing them to learn about the organization, its role, and how it operates. Each student receives a $5,000 stipend for their participation in the experience. Application deadline is April 3, 2022. Learn more and apply here!
Are you looking for a paid internship with an internationally renowned arts organization? If so, apply today to spend your summer interning at Carnegie Hall, Merit School of Music, New York Jazz Academy, or the Center for Deep Listening. See details here and apply before March 20th to these internship opportunities that are open exclusively to Lawrence students.
What will the next step be in your career journey? Whether you’ve been thinking about an internship or full-time position, grad school or a gap year, you won’t want to miss this opportunity to connect with 100+ organizations on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 3-7 p.m. CDT, virtually on Handshake.
Take these easy steps to register and prepare today:
- Register for the WorkForce Fair on Handshake.
- Get personalized recommendations for potential employer matches based on your Handshake profile.
- Pre-schedule 10 minute 1:1s or 30 minute group sessions with organizations that interest you.
- Prepare to make the most of the fair by attending a virtual prep session on February 21, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. CDT (sign up on Handshake here).
- Learn how to prepare for the fair.
- Get tips on how to stand out to employers.
- Plan for 1:1 sessions and group sessions.
- And more!
Are you interested in learning what a career in international affairs looks like and the internships and jobs that are available now? If so, we invite you to attend this virtual event on Wednesday, January 26, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. CST.
Join our three panelists who will share their paths to working in International Affairs and current opportunities:
- Ron Packowitz, Midwest Diplomat in Residence, U.S. Department of State
- Kathlyn Wagner, VSFS Intern, U.S. Department of State
- Rebecca Latorraca 84, Foreign Service Officer, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
See Handshake here for the full agenda and zoom link!
This event is co-sponsored by the Povolny Lecture Series in International Studies.
Go behind the curtain at this virtual Winter Term session on Friday, Jan. 28, 12:30 – 1:40 p.m. CST to get a sneak peek at house operations including ticketing sales, audience development, and event services. Learn how these departments function within the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center (PAC) from our panel of PAC Chief Officers. See Handshake for details!
Are you thinking about summer plans and need funding for a project or internship? If so, we invite to apply now! Read on for details and apply online here.
- Receive up to $5000 for unpaid (or low-paying) internships or self-designed projects to further your career exploration and career development. If you’re still looking, explore opportunities on Viking Connect, Handshake, or craft your own!
- Complete an online application here (includes a project description, name of supervisor, intended learning goals, and budget).
- Apply by April 8, 2022 (priority deadline) and after that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until May 6, 2022.
For questions about the application process, please email Michelle Buchinger, and if you have questions about projects or internships, or would like help with your application materials, make an appointment with an advisor on Handshake here.