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Week of February 1, 2021

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This Week’s Events

Career Services

Spring Kick-Off with Career Fellows
Monday, February 1, 12:30-1:15 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake for Zoom link
Meet our Career Fellows, Steph and Milly, while learning about the resources and tools that available. Learn how we can help you stay engaged in your career journey this spring semester.

Study Abroad Information Session
Monday, February 1, 2-3 p.m.
Zoom link in calendar
Learn more about study abroad and options through Pitzer. Students planning to study abroad are required to attend one session prior to meeting with a study abroad adviser.

Career Action Week Workshop 1
Resumes and Cover Letters
Monday, February 1, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake for Zoom link
This first session of three focuses on how to write a winning resume and cover letter. Are you getting ready to apply for a job or internship? Join Allisyn Ruttle ’16, a recruiter at Riot Games, and learn how to tailor and talk about your experiences and involvements in your application materials.

Wellness Wednesday: Intellectual Wellness
Wednesday, February 3, noon-3 p.m.
Instagram: @PZStrive2Thrive
Join us this semester on Instagram for all of our Wellness Wednesday programming. This week, we will be talking about Intellectual Wellness. Come meet the PASS team, too.

Career Action Week Workshop 2
Job & Internship Search and Creating a Work/Life Balance
Wednesday, February 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake for Zoom link
Learn ways to stay organized during your job search, how to look for opportunities in a time of COVID, and how to get noticed by employers. We will also discuss how to set a work/life balance once you are at a job or internship.

Career Action Week Workshop 3
Your Online Presence: Handshake, LinkedIn and Virtual Portfolio
Thursday, February 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake for Zoom link
Learn how to fill out your Handshake profile to help you get connected with recruiters based on your interests, and learn about what the LinkedIn algorithm searches for in profiles. Also, learn the best tools to use to create an online portfolio.

Getting to the Core: Radically Imagining Our Futures with Nick Daily
Friday, February 5, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Registration is required for this event.
As students, scholars, visionaries, and justice workers our number one goal is to imagine the world(s) that we want to live in. In this session, participants will practice the act of intentional, collective, and radical imagining, knowing that the first step to “Getting to the Core” is seeing past the current barriers toward the new worlds we work to create every day.

Just for Seniors Series
Friday, February 5, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
RSVP on Handshake for Zoom link
In this final workshop for seniors, ask your questions about launching into the World of Work.

Ongoing Events

Mindful Movement: Insomnia
First Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m
Third Thursdays, 12:15 p.m.

You are invited to participate in a drop-in qi gong class. The goal is to teach simple practices to help your grapple with hard situations such as illness, natural disasters, chronic stress, violence, imprisonment, inequities, death, immigration policies, and more. Open to all; no experience necessary.

The City Bois Podcast
Fridays at 4 p.m.
The City Bois Podcast is brought to you by Noah and Marcus, two of our Community Assistants. Tune in weekly on Fridays at 4 p.m. PST!


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Keep Up to Date

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