Category: Career Services

2016 Major, Intern and Research Symposium Oct. 13

One more reminder to attend the 2016 Major, Intern and Research Symposium on Oct. 13.

  • Explore majors, minors, interdisciplinary programs and talk with faculty
  • View student research posters
  • Talk with student interns about their experiences
  • Declare your major!

When/where: Oct. 13, 7–9 p.m., Esch Hurvis and Mead Witter Rooms in the Warch Campus Center (second floor)

Research posters will be up from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

D-Term opportunities across the country! Apply by Oct. 24

Boston: 4th Annual KIPP Academy Public Charter School Internships

Two internship opportunities at KIPP Academy in the Boston area. If you are interested in experiencing an innovative system of education in a diverse, inner-city environment, then apply to be a part of this experience today.

  • Sunday, Nov. 27 through Friday, Dec. 16
  • Housing and meals provided
  • See LUworks Job ID: 27284 for more details

Chicago: 2nd Annual Forest Preserve Foundation Internship

Internship opportunity for those interested in protecting and restoring the natural habitats of the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Interns will assist with donor communications-appeals, mailings, social networking and a potential event with their young professionals association. If you are interested in communications in the environmental field, apply today!

  • Monday, Nov. 28 through Thursday, Dec. 15; Minimum commitment 2–3 days per week
  • See LUworks Job: 27404 for more details

Silicon Valley: 2nd Annual Shadow Silicon Valley (SSV)

Get an insider’s view into Silicon Valley! Visits will include Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and an alumni event with President Burstein, among other networking opportunities. Apply today!

  • Monday, Dec. 5 through Friday, Dec. 9; limited space available
  • Search LUworks Career Events, 2nd Annual Silicon Valley, for more details
  • Your cover letter should include your major and your area(s) of potential professional interest
  • Housing provided (two nights in Silicon Valley, two nights in San Francisco)
  • Must attend an orientation prior to the trip; dates and location TBD

West Virginia: Harmony House/First Steps Program Shadow Experience—NEW this year!

The First Steps Recovery Program in Huntington, W.Va., has opportunities in addiction rehabilitation and in development for students who want to make a difference in an area that is facing the largest opioid epidemic in the nation. Watch for more information on LUworks, our biweekly newsletter and/or table tents as details are confirmed.


Please send resumes and cover letters for all positions to taylor.kinn@lawrence.edu by 5 p.m. on Oct. 24.

Public health internship opportunity 1:1 chats

Sara Quandt ’73, a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Prevention at Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine, will host 1:1 chats on Friday, Oct. 14 to share information and answer questions about the public health internship opportunity she is offering this summer in North Carolina.

The intern will work with several public health research studies, most of which involve Latino immigrant workers and families. Interns will be expected to complete some independent reading to understand the social and political factors that affect health of low-income and immigrant families.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in public health
  • Proficient in Spanish
  • Preference to intern who has access to a car (mileage in N.C. will be reimbursed)
  • Must be a continuing student during the 2017–18 academic year to be eligible for the $4,000 stipend

For more information and application instructions, see LUWorks Job ID 27244.

Upcoming employer visits

Career Services welcomes the MicroInsurance Centre to campus on Thursday, Oct. 13. MicroInsurance is a local consulting firm dedicated to generating access to valuable microinsurance products to 3 billion low-income people across the globe. Attend its information session in the Kraemer Room at the Warch Campus Center (WCC) from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Registration on LUworks is appreciated.

Career Services also welcomes the Peace Corps to campus on Tuesday, Oct. 18. Attend an information session from 11 a.m. to noon in Schumann 126 at WCC where students can learn about opportunities with the Peace Corps, including combining graduate school and Peace Corps service through the Master’s International program. Following the information session, 1:1 chats will be available in Career Services. Search LUworks events for “Peace Corps” and register for a 30-minute 1:1 Chat.

2016 Major, Intern and Research Symposium Oct. 13

Attend the 2016 Major, Intern and Research Symposium on Oct. 13.

  • Explore majors, minors, interdisciplinary programs and talk with faculty
  • View student research posters
  • Talk with student interns about their experiences
  • Declare your major!

When/where: Oct. 13, 7–9 p.m., Esch Hurvis and Mead Witter Rooms at the Warch Campus Center (second floor)

Research posters will be up from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Internships 101 on Oct. 13

Before starting the internship search process, attend Internships 101 to learn about support, search techniques and tools available to begin your internship search. Session held in the Kraemer Room at the Warch Campus Center at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 13.

NOTE: Bring your own device; laptops work best for this interactive presentation.

Registration on LUworks is appreciated.

Internships 101 Oct. 3

Before starting the internship search process, attend Internships 101 to learn about support, search techniques and tools available to begin your internship search. Session held in Career Services at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 3. Registration on LUworks is appreciated.

NOTE: Bring your own device; laptops work best for this interactive presentation.

Midterm reading period trip registration deadline Oct. 13

Register for a networking trip with Lawrence alumni and other connections to Minneapolis–St. Paul! The group will depart Thursday, Oct. 20 at 5:45 a.m. and return to campus on Friday, Oct. 21 by approximately 7 p.m. (All expenses covered except lunch on Thursday and dinner on Friday).

Visits confirmed to date are:

How to register: 

Disney College Program info session webcast Oct. 4

Chat virtually with Disney College Program recruiter Kent Phillips to learn more about internship and work opportunities with the Disney College Program. Opportunities are available both at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Fla., and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. Recent graduates and students graduating in June are encouraged to attend the session on Oct. 4,  which will be in the Warch Campus Center’s Kraemer Room from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Urban planning guest drop-in Sept. 22

Have you ever considered a career in community planning? Do you even know what “urban planning” really is?

The Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association is hosting its annual conference on campus Sept. 22–23. Lawrence alumni Jen Gilchrist Walker ’00 and Jason Valerius ’97 will greet students in the Warch Campus Center, 320 Gallery (outside of the Somerset Room) on Sept. 22 between 11 and 11:45 a.m. They can tell you about their paths from Lawrence to careers in planning and answer questions about this diverse profession. If you’re interested in designing healthy communities, bike and pedestrian planning, transportation planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, geographic information systems, public engagement or just about anything related to the physical design and function of the places in which we live, stop by to learn more.