Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Senior Transitions: Stay in Touch with Your Friends and Bucknell Through B-Link

Be sure to update B-Link with your preferred email address (consider keeping your Bucknell Bmail address.) Once you relocate, keep the University informed of all your updated contact information so other Bucknellians (including your classmates) can find you.

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Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Senior Transitions: Alumni Career Services Available After June 1

Bucknell is happy to provide you with Alumni Career Services which continues to provide job search strategies and career advice throughout your career.  We offer professional career counseling, programs and events to help guide you to a rewarding future. Some services that may interest you now include: Alumni Career Notes, a blog designed for Bucknell Alumni that shares career advice, upcoming career events and programs, and job opportunities. Subscribe by contacting acs@bucknell.edu. Beyond the BRIDGE provides current job opportunities for alumni. Find it in B-Link > Career Center > Alumni. You can log into Beyond the BRIDGE using your BRIDGE […]

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Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Senior Transitions: Save Your BRIDGE Information

As of August 23, 2010, your documents in your BRIDGE account will no longer be available and your account on the BRIDGE will be inactive. As an alum, you will have access to Beyond the BRIDGE as part of Alumni Career Services.  Beyond the BRIDGE is in B-Link > Career Center > Alumni.  For your convenience, your username and password that is saved in The Bridge will transfer to Beyond the Bridge as of August 23.

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Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

Senior Transitions: Your Bucknell Email, Netspace and Library Accounts

Update your info! Good news, your current campus email account (Bmail) will continue without interruption. Follow the instructions sent to you by LIT to ensure you keep this email active. If you have any questions or problems, contact LIT at 577-7777 or techdesk@bucknell.edu.  Congratulations – you are the first class of alumni to benefit from this new service! Netspace/Computer/MyBucknell Access is ending: As of August 1, your access to these services will end, therefore, be sure to remove your files from your public/private space before this date. Some employers may ask for a copy of your transcript, so you may […]

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Monday, April 26th, 2010

Senior Transitions: Relocation and Moving

Seniors – Graduation is coming for many of you even if you may not feel ready for it. Watch Career Insiders in the remaining weeks (and beyond) for helpful information about living as a post-grad. This week, resources for those of you who plan to move to a new location. Long-distance Job Searches from Quintessential Careers Moving to a new city? Business Journals from 42 local markets Profiles on 3,000 cities – from Sperling’s Best Places Local chambers of commerce and convention and visitors bureaus The Ultimate Move Thingamajob -Moving services, community info, trip planner, auto resources from a staffing […]

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Monday, April 19th, 2010

Senior Transitions: Succeeding in Graduate School

Seniors – Graduation is coming for many of you even if you may not feel ready for it. Watch Career Insiders in the remaining weeks (and beyond) for helpful information about living as a post-grad. This week, we have resources for those who are planning to go to graduate or profesional school, now or in the future. Life as a graduate student is not the same as life as an undergrad!  It can be very rewarding – you get to study something you love with others who love it as much as you do, but it can also demanding academically, […]

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Friday, April 9th, 2010

Seniors Transitions: Budgeting and Personal Finances

Seniors – Graduation is coming for many of you even if you may not feel ready for it. Watch Career Insiders in the remaining weeks (and beyond) for helpful information about living as a post-grad. This week, we have resources for Budgeting: You Can Deal With It – student loan advice, budget tools and calculators Ultimate Money Skills – articles and tools for budgeting, from Bank of America Dollars From Sense – understanding and reaching your financial goals, learning about investing The Motley Fool – investment advice Mint.com – A fun, easy, FREE tool to help you budget. It connects […]

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Friday, April 2nd, 2010

Senior Transitions: Finding an Apartment

Seniors – Graduation is coming for many of you even if you may not feel ready for it.  Watch Career Insiders in the remaining weeks (and beyond) for helpful information about living as a post-grad.  This week: how to find an apartment. My First Apartment – Craig’s List – blog and articles Rental Decorating Digest – decorating advice for the First Time Renter Finding your first apartment – NYT article, specific to finding housing in New York City Experience – Finding Your First Apartment – tips from experience.com Websites: www.apartmentguide.com www.sublet.com www.rent.com www.homestore.com www.craigslist.org

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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Senior Transitions – new series starts Monday

Mondays, March 29, April 5, April 12, (attend all three sessions) Noon – 1 p.m., 256 Center Room for 3/29; ELC 217 for 4/5 and 4/12 The goal of this 3 meeting experience is to help Seniors successfully prepare for the transition from Bucknell to the various alternatives after graduation.  We will discuss common senior experiences such as transition, and how to determine focus, strategies and resources for the next step.  Co-sponsored by Psych Services and CDC and facilitated by Renee Cardone and a CDC Staff member.  Light refreshments will be provided. Registration required on the BRIDGE  by March 28 […]

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Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Engineering Career Networking Event

Friday, February 19, 2010, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m, Larison Dining Hall (cosponsored with BEAA and the College of Engineering) All Bucknell engineering students are welcome to this event. Alumni will talk with students about their represented career field-what it entails, trends, future direction, typical internship or entry level positions, and other pearls of wisdom they might want to share. Look at who is coming. General preparation information will be sent by email from the Dean’s office early next week, but feel free to drop in during our walk-in hours (M-F 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.) or send us an email (cdc@bucknell.edu) […]

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Thursday, February 11th, 2010

Reaching out to Bucknell Alumni – You like me, you really like me..!

Bucknell alumni are friendly and can be quite helpful as you are making career decisions or thinking through strategies. Before reaching out, we strongly encourage you to read through these suggestions so you can represent yourself (and Bucknell students) well: Tips for Reaching Out to Alumni Effectively: Let them get to know you before asking for something–Many professionals are going to be busy, as well as thinking about their own reputations in their workplace. While they can help you with contacts, advice, and even opportunities, they are putting themselves at risk to do so for someone they don’t know, so […]

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Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Personal Statement Workshop – Writing Center

A Personal Statement Workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 5 to 6 p.m., in the Writing Center, 200G Roberts Hall. If you are applying to graduate school, law school, medical school, professional school, or any other program that requires a personal statement, you won’t want to miss this workshop. Learn about •what admissions committees look for when they read personal statements •steps you can take to prepare your statement •resources available at Bucknell to assist you in your personal statement writing process At this interactive workshop, you get to talk with Writing Center staff and with peers about […]

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Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Graduate School Advising Information

Professor Andrea Halpern is the University Graduate School Advising Coordinator. Please see the important information about Graduate School Advising that she has shared with campus via the Message Center: Dear Students: As University Graduate School Advising Coordinator, my job is to gather information about academic graduate school resources, to assemble expert advisors for departments and fellowships, and to serve as a reference person for general questions about graduate school. The Graduate Advising webpage has been newly updated for this year, with current departmental and fellowship advisors now listed. http://www.bucknell.edu/GradSchoolAdvising.xml Seniors should be making serious plans now about whether to apply […]

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