Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Externship Job Shadowing Program – great way to get your foot in the door!

First Years, Have you heard about the opportunity you have to apply to the Externship Program next year?  This is a unique program designed for sophomores to give you a glimpse into the world of work and a certain industry for a one or two days over winter or spring break.  We need you to provide us some information NOW to increase your chances of finding an externship in the location and industry of your liking.  Complete this SURVEY by April 29. This will to give the CDC an idea of the locations and industries of student interest. Completion of […]

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Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

First Year Externship Information Sessions

For first year students who are interested in learning more about the Externship Program that takes place during your sophomore year this session will provide an overview of the program, comments from students who have participated in the past, requirements, and steps to begin the application process. 3 sessions will be offered: Tuesday, April 8, LC Center Room, Noon – 1pm Thursday, April 10, LC Center Room, Noon – 1pm Thursday, April 10, LC Gallery Theatre, 4:00 – 5:00pm

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Monday, January 27th, 2014

First Night

First Night is a fourteen year old tradition held early in the Spring Semester as a celebration for the first-year class to mark the successful completion of their first semester and the beginning of their life-long journey as Bucknellians. In preparation for the event, each first-year class selects class colors and a motto and designs a class crest incorporating these symbols. In addition, each residence hall floor decorates two pages with photos, drawings, and quotes to reflect their first semester at Bucknell. The ceremony includes the presentation of the class crest, the submission of the hall pages into the class […]

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Sunday, February 17th, 2013

First Year Externship Information Sessions!

Have you heard about the opportunity you have to apply to the Externship Program next year?  This is a unique program designed for sophomores to give you a glimpse into the world of work and a certain industry for a one or two days over winter break.  There are things you can do NOW to assure your application steps next semester are easy: Complete this survey by April 29: This will to give the CDC an idea of the locations and industries of student interest. Don’t worry, completion of the survey does not bind you to your answers or to […]

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Monday, February 11th, 2013

First Night = Access to B-Link

Congratulations on officially becoming a member of the alumni community at First Night!  Alumni Relations & the Career Development Center are happy to share that you are now have access to the networks & clubs in B-Link, the online alumni community. This is a great privilege that comes along with responsibilities.  Below you will see some tips of why and how to interact with alumni. 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 […]

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Friday, January 25th, 2013

First Night

DATE: Friday, February 1, 2013 TIME: 6:45 – 9:15 p.m. LOCATION: See your RA for Meeting Place First Night is a thirteen year old tradition held early in the Spring Semester as a celebration for the first-year class to mark the successful completion of their first semester and the beginning of their life-long journey as Bucknellians. In preparation for the event, each first-year class selects class colors and a motto and designs a class crest incorporating these symbols. In addition, each residence hall floor decorates two pages with photos, drawings, and quotes to reflect their first semester at Bucknell. The […]

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Friday, November 9th, 2012

Harvard Kennedy School Public Policy & Leadership Conference

If you are a First Year or Sophomore with an interest in public policy consider applying to this leadership conference at the Harvard Kennedy School on February 21st. Students admitted to the Public Policy Leadership Conference (PPLC) will hear from guest speakers who share information on graduate programs in public policy, career opportunities, and fellowships. Several Harvard professors, staff, and students conduct various workshops on policy issues, career planning, resume building, and leadership. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn about graduate school application strategies and public service-related fellowships to fund grad school. To be eligible you must be […]

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Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Connections for Engineers: Majors & Careers for First Year Students

First Year Engineering 100 students – take advantage of the Alumni returning for Homecoming and attend the annual Connections: Friday, October 26 at 3:00 in Larison Dining Room. This program provides you with the opportunity to meet with alumni who graduated from Bucknell with the engineering specialty area that you are considering or most interested in. This program is encouraged for all students who are enrolled in Engineering 100; your faculty will share more information with you in class. Co-sponsored with Engineering 100 and BEAA

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Sunday, March 25th, 2012

First Year Externship Orientation Sessions!

Have you heard about the opportunity you have to apply to the Externship Program next year?  This is a unique program designed for sophomores to give you a glimpse into the world of work and a certain industry for a one or two days over winter break.  There are things you can do NOW to assure your application steps next semester easy. Complete this survey by April 29: This will to give the CDC an idea of the locations and industries of student interest. Completion of the survey does not bind you to your answers or program participation. Attend an […]

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Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

First Year Career Check-ins – What Should You Be Doing Now

Coming to your Hall soon … First Year Career Check-Ins! Check with your RA to find out when! What do First Year students need to think about and do regarding their careers?  The Career Development Center and your peers have a couple important suggestions.  At this brief career check-in, scheduled on your hall, a CDC staff member and upper class student will share information about 2 important resources for you to know about NOW and WHY 1.Externships  2. Using the BRIDGE Snacks will be provided!    

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

3 Tips To Welcome You Back To Campus

Welcome back, after what was hopefully a relaxing and enjoyable winter break! The campus just wasn’t the same without you here. I could find parking but missed the New York Times; I could find a treadmill but missed the fitness classes; I could find a table at the Bison but missed fighting the crowd…err OK not really on that one but in short…we missed all of you! And now classes begin tomorrow and, if you haven’t started already, now is a good time to get moving on your internship or job search. Here’s three tips to get you started: Get […]

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Monday, December 5th, 2011

This Summer Take a Road Trip … And Get Paid

You may remember seeing a big green RV on campus back in October when Roadtrip Nation burst into our little bubble.  Well now you have a chance to WORK for them this summer! Recently Roadtrip Nation wrapped up their nationwide 2011 Fall Tour, celebrating all of their 2011 achievements as well as their 10-year anniversary and in doing all this fun celebrating came up with this great new project: Innovation Roadtrip. This Roadtrip opportunity is for those who want to explore and speak with innovative Leaders in science, engineering, technology, and math—individuals that are using their passions to make an […]

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Monday, August 22nd, 2011

Hi! We’re the Career Center, nice to meet you.

Hey there! I know it’s a little early in our relationship right  now and I don’t want to scare you off I just wanted to say “Hi!” Many students don’t fully discover the amazing resources available to them through the career center until it’s too late and we often hear, “I wish I would have come sooner.” We don’t want that to be you. I’m not saying you need to come in now but I am saying it’s better if you don’t want until second semester senior year. But here’s what you’re going to want to know – we are […]

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Walk, Walk, Fashion Baby – Rent the Runway Internship (On-Campus)

For all you fashionista’s out there…this seems like a really great opportunity to do something you love, build your resume and make some money, all while sporting the latest trends….what’s not to love? Rent the Runway is recruiting 4-8 women leaders from Bucknell for a unique internship opportunity with Rent the Runway Background: For those of you who are not familiar with Rent the Runway, RTR was founded November 2009 by two Harvard Business School entrepreneurs who wanted to make designer fashion affordable, fun, and aspirational for all women.  Renttherunway.com is a members-only website where women can rent designer dresses […]

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Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Externship Orientations Are Starting!

First Year Externship Orientation sessions are starting up. This is for first years to learn about the Externship program and hopefully pique your interest in participating in the program during winter break of 2011-2012 when you will be SOPHOMORES! The session will provide an overview of the program, application requirements and steps on how to use the BRIDGE (very very useful!). Session below all will be in the ELC Gallery Theatre Monday, April 11 at 5pm Thursday, April 14 at Noon Wednesday April 20 at 5pm Tuesday, April 26 at Noon In the meantime check out some Externship Spotlights Clare […]

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