On Campus Recruiting Program

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Claremont Colleges On-Campus Recruiting Program
While conducting a job search it is important to take advantage of all opportunities that come your way. Consider the Claremont Colleges On-Campus Recruiting Program as part of a bigger job search plan.

What is it?
The Claremont Colleges On-Campus Recruiting Program is a joint program with the 7-Claremont Colleges, Claremont McKenna, Claremont Graduate University, Harvey Mudd, Keck Graduate Institute, Pitzer, Pomona and Scripps Colleges that brings organizations to campus to interview students for jobs and internships. Employers also participate in a variety of information sessions and workshops. The Claremont Colleges as a joint entity bring in a larger variety of employers to the colleges than only one college could provide or accommodate.

When is it?
The Claremont Colleges On-Campus Recruiting Program starts in the fall, from approximately the second week in September through the first week in December. Spring Recruiting starts in the last week of January through the end of April. Note: A majority of Investment Banking, Accounting, and Consulting firms recruit early in the fall semester. It is important to get started early.

What employers come to campus?
A variety of employers from Fortune 100 companies to small start-up firms come to the Claremont Colleges. For a list of employers who visited the Claremont College’s during 2011-2012 academic year please visit Claremont Colleges on Campus Recruiters 2012-2013.

How many students get jobs or internships through an On-Campus Recruiting Program?
Nationwide, an average of 20% of all college students get jobs or internships through on-campus recruiting programs. We advise students to employ additional job search strategies.

 What students are eligible to participate?
Interviews are primarily focused toward seniors but juniors are also considered for internship opportunities. Career Fairs, Information Sessions, and Career Center Workshops and Seminars are open to students of all class years.

How do I participate in interviewing?
For those interviewing at the Claremont Colleges, juniors and seniors are required to attend a Claremont College On-Campus Recruiting orientation. If you are not interested in interviewing an orientation is not required.

To find out more about this program attend a Claremont College On-Campus Recruiting Workshop or make an individual appointment with Teresa Flores Roberts, Assistant Director, Career Services. To schedule an appointment please contact Career Services at 909-621-8519.