Monday, April 26th, 2010

Teach For America Information Session

Thursday, April 29th 7:00-8:00pm ELC Gallery Theater Stephen Wakulchik, Bucknell’s Campus Campaign Coordinator and recently accepted 2010 Bay Area corps member will be speaking about the specifics of Teach for America, his experiences with the organization, and answering questions about how TFA may fit into a variety of post-graduate plans, setting corps members up for successful and meaningful careers later in life. Please attend this event to learn more, and to show your support for our efforts to close the achievement gap that exists in our country. Students of all years and academic majors are welcome. We look forward to […]

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Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Externship Orientations and Survey – Tell us where you want to go!

Please take 2 minutes to complete the Externship Survey The Externship Program is a short term day (usually 2 day) job shadow program you can apply to participate in over winter break during your sophomore year. Your answers in this survey will to give the CDC an idea of the locations and industries of student interest for externships. Who would you like to shadow: a pharmacist, engineer, artist, sales manager, investment banker, surgeon, fashion associate, etc.? Completion of the survey does not bind you to your answers or program participation. To participate in the program you also need to attend […]

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Monday, April 5th, 2010

Teach For America Upcoming Events

Teach for America has several great online events for April. Register for these and future events at www.teachforamerica.org/events. TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 8 pm » Introduction to Teach For America: Learn about our mission and approach to closing the achievement gap and hear a firsthand account of what it’s like to be a corps member. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 4 pm » Pre-Med Webinar Featuring Medical School Deans: Hear a med school dean talk about the value of the Teach For America experience and how it will help you in your medical career. THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 9 pm » Teach For America’s […]

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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

The Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic: A Personal Testimonial – Lisanna Gonzalez

Tuesday, March  30 @ 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Coleman 120 Lisanna Gonzalez spent two years in the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic (2004-2006).  Her presentation will share her experience working with two other Peace Corps volunteers in the community of Gualate located in the mountains of the Northern Province of Puerta Plata.  The focus of this work was on: bringing clean water to the community, improving public health, health education for women and youth (HIV/AIDS, STD’s), women’s self-esteem and empowerment, environmental sustainability, and creating a micro-credit bank. She has a B.S. degree in Applied Sociology from Santa Clara University. […]

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Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

WASHINGTON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM – 3/2

With nearly 30 years of experience, the WASHINGTON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM guarantees placement in an internship appropriate to your goals and talents. In addition, students are offered an evening course at George Washington University on “Washington and Work”. Take a quick study break and meet with representatives from the WASHINGTON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM. We will be visiting Bucknell University to hold an information session on Tuesday, March 2nd at 6:00pm in LC 241. Come hear how you can apply and be placed in guaranteed internships virtually anywhere in DC for the summer, fall or spring. The WASHINGTON INTERNSHIP PROGRAM — a combination of work and study — places […]

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Monday, February 8th, 2010

Get the funds you need to follow your dreams!

“You may never have another time in your life to devote yourself fully to a nonprofit organization which exists to serve the greater good. Non-profits are desperate for the talents Bucknellians have, but few have the resources to pay us. Thanks to the generosity of the BPIP donors, we can use these skills for the betterment of our communities.” –Ian Hartshorn ’07, 2006 BPIP Internship Fund Recipient, The Global Interdependence Center BPIP Internship Fund Information Sessions: Tuesday, February 9, ELC 217, Noon – 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February, 11, ELC Gallery Theatre, 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, February 18, ELC 217, […]

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Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

BPIP! No, I did not hiccup

Students who want to explore careers in the non-profit and government sectors have a great resource right here on campus: the Bucknell Public Interest Program (BPIP) and the BPIP Internship Fund. BPIP educates students about non-profit and public service careers, and helps students learn about how to find internships and jobs in these sectors. The BPIP Internship Fund provides financial support for undergraduate students (first-year students, sophomores, and juniors), who have secured full-time, unpaid summer internships with non-profit organization and government offices. The application process is competitive and the deadline is March 22, 2010, for the summer 2010. Information sessions […]

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Monday, November 9th, 2009

Entre-Vous To Entrepreneur – Advice from Alumni

During Homecoming I had the great opportunity to attend a panel discussion that was sponsored by the 125 years of co-education celebration. It was an amazing panel with outstanding alumni–all with different points of view, industries, passions, but 1 thing in common: the desire and fortitude to become a successful entrepreneur. This panel should not have been missed but alas it was…by many. The information was so good that I decided that I should share some snippets. The best pieces of advise that I gleaned from this panel are as follows: Network: Take advantage and use the opportunities you have […]

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Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Last Week for Externship Orientations-Don’t Miss Out!

In this 30 minute session, attendees will receive an overview of the program, application requirements, steps on how to use the BRIDGE, time-lines, and deadline information; attendance at ONE Orientation Session is required for participation in the program. All Orientation Sessions listed below will be held in the ELC Gallery Theatre. Wednesday, Oct 21 @ 5pm Thursday, Oct 22 @ Noon–LAST ONE – What is an Externship? A short term (usually 2 day) career shadowing experience sponsored by a Bucknell alum, parent, or friend of the University. – When do Externships usually take place? During the week of January 4-8, […]

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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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Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Externship Orientations — Only 3 Left!

In this 30 minute session, attendees will receive an overview of the program, application requirements, steps on how to use the BRIDGE, time-lines, and deadline information; attendance at ONE Orientation Session is required for participation in the program. All Orientation Sessions listed below will be held in the ELC Gallery Theatre. Thursday, Oct 15 @ 5pm Wednesday, Oct 21 @ 5pm Thursday, Oct 22 @ Noon–LAST ONE – What is an Externship? A short term (usually 2 day) career shadowing experience sponsored by a Bucknell alum, parent, or friend of the University. – When do Externships usually take place? During […]

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Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Are you a Pre-Health student? Come find out about JanPlan.

JanPlan Information Sessions: Learn about the Pre-Health JanPlan observation program and the requirements for participation. The program is open for juniors and seniors only. Attendance at ONE JanPlan Information Session is required for program participation. Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at Noon, LC Gallery Theater Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at Noon, LC 217 JanPlan Application Deadline (on the BRIDGE): Monday, November 2, 2009 at 11:59pm JanPlan Orientation Sessions (for accepted students): 2 sessions the week of November 16, 2009 JanPlan Experience: Monday, January 4 – Friday, January 15, 2010 (at Evangelical Community Hospital, Susquehanna Health, and Geisinger)

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Monday, October 12th, 2009

Your MBA Now vs. Later – The Simon School Option

Join Simon Graduate School of Business admissions staff to find out about our Early Leaders® initiative that allows recent college graduates to pursue an MBA or MS degree now versus waiting the typical four to six years that most other top 30 business schools require. Wednesday, October 14, 2009 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. (20-minute drop-ins) Location: Career Development Center R.S.V.P. to Megan Adams at madams@bucknell.edu

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Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Did you miss the first one? Externship Orientation Sessions

In this 30 minute session, attendees will receive an overview of the program, application requirements, steps on how to use the BRIDGE, time-lines, and deadline information; attendance at ONE Orientation Session is required for participation in the program. All Orientation Sessions listed below will be held in the ELC Gallery Theatre. Thursday, Oct 8 @ Noon Thursday, Oct 15 @ 5pm Wednesday, Oct 21 @ 5pm Thursday, Oct 22 @ Noon–LAST ONE – What is an Externship? A short term (usually 2 day) career shadowing experience sponsored by a Bucknell alum, parent, or friend of the University. – When do […]

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