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PItzer College Career Services

The Pitzer Office of Career Services empowers and equips students and alumni to identify holistic personal and professional goals and to design and implement a strategy to achieve those goals as socially responsible citizens of the world.

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January 2020

Career Action Week Kick-Off

January 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States

Join the Career Services Office as we kick off our Career Action Week with an afternoon of activities to get the spring semester started! Learn about programs we have planned for the upcoming semester, enjoy our stress-free zone, stop by our drop-in hours and do’s + donuts. Sponsored by Career Services and the Strategic Initiative Fund Campus Life

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US Census 2020 Information Table

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
McConnell Lobby, 1050 N. Mills Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Speak with a representative from the U.S. Census Bureau. Through their national recruiting efforts, they expect to hire up to 500,000 temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 Census in communities across the country to reach its goal of more than 2 million applicants. The positions offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training, and weekly paychecks. To determine the pay rate in a specific area, learn more about these positions, or apply for one of the temporary jobs, visit 2020census.gov/jobs.

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Career Action Week: Job and Internship Search Strategies

January 27 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
McConnell Living Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Career Action Week: Make Smart Moves Toward Your Future Explore: Learn ways to identify and seek after career opportunities, including making connections with Pitzer alumni, family members, and others. Dinner will be provided, Handshake RSVP required. A week of opportunities to make real progress toward planning for your future. Take time early in the semester to invest in yourself, build on your strengths and take action toward your career goals. Sponsored by Career Services and the Strategic Initiative Fund Campus…

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Do’s and Donuts: Cover Letters

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States

Do’s + Donuts: Join Career Services for Do’s + Donuts as we discuss cover letter do’s and don’ts.

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Career Action Week: Articulating Your Strengths

January 28 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
McConnell Living Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Career Action Week: Make Moves Toward Your Future A week of opportunities to make real progress toward planning for your future. Take time early in the semester to invest in yourself, build on your strengths, and take action toward your career goals. Dinner Topic: Hear from a professional recruiter on ways to help your application materials stand out in the crowd. Dinner will be provided, Handshake RSVP required

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Do’s & Donuts: Interview Skills

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States

Do’s + Donuts: Join the Career Services for Do’s + Donuts as we discuss Interview do’s and don’ts.

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Career Action Week: Presenting Yourself with Confidence

January 29 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
McConnell Living Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Career Action Week: Make Moves Toward Your Future A week of opportunities to make real progress toward planning for your future. Take time early in the semester to invest in yourself, build on your strengths, and take action toward your career goals. Tonight's Dinner Topic: Learn from a human resource professional the best ways to present yourself in an interview. Dinner will be provided, Handshake RSVP required Sponsored by Career Services and the Strategic Initiative Fund Campus Life

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Do’s & Donuts: LinkedIn

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States
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Do’s + Donuts: Join Career Services for Do’s + Donuts as we discuss LinkedIn do’s and don’ts.

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Careers in Social Change: Meet Alumni in the Field

January 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Atherton 103 CA United States

Meet and network with Pitzer alumni working in the field of social change. Dinner will be provided.  

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Meet & Walk Over to HMC Spring Job & Internship Fair

January 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Career Services - Meet and Walk Over

Come and meet in Career Services where we can address last minute questions and concerns then walk over to attend the fair. Free padfolios to those who attend! The HMC Fair runs from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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February 2020

Industry Dinner Series: Careers in Human Resources

February 4 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
McConnell Private Dining Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Industry Dinner Series

Speaker: William Ortiz '19, People Assistant, Clutter William will be speaking to students about his position at Clutter and Human Resources in general. According to Clutter's LinkedIn profile, "Clutter is an on-demand storage company that's changing the way you manage your belongings." While a student at Pitzer, William was a Tour Guide and Fellow for the Admission’s office, a Social Video Intern for NOM and a Program Director for KSPC 88.7 FM. William graduated from Pitzer in 2019 with a…

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Career Chat Series: Job/Internship Search Strategies and Resources

February 5 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States

Meet in the Scott Courtyard by the Pit Stop and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more!  Light refreshments will be served. Topic: Getting ready to look for a job or internship? Learn about concrete actions that you can take when doing your search.

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Mock LSAT Class by TestMasters

February 5 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Atherton 103 CA United States

Interested in law school? Experience the dynamics of an LSAT prep class. Professional LSAT instructor from TestMasters will offer mock class with use of logic examples found on the LSAT. Dinner will be provided

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Meet & Walk Over to Pomona Job & Internship Fair

February 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Career Services - Meet and Walk Over

Come and meet in Career Services where we can address last minute questions and concerns then walk over to attend the fair. Free padfolios to those who attend! Pomona's Fair runs from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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Coffee Chat with Ambra Health

February 6 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Fletcher 104, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Ambra Health is a medical data and image management SaaS company. Intuitive, flexible, scalable and highly interoperable, the Ambra cloud platform is designed to serve as the backbone of imaging innovation and progress for healthcare providers. It empowers some of the largest health systems such as the Mayo Clinic, Stanford Children’s Health and Memorial Hermann as well as radiology practices, sub specialty practices, and clinical research organizations to dramatically improve imaging and collaborative care workflows. For more information visit their…

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Career Trek: Norton Simon Museum

February 7 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Off Campus CA United States

Come with us to the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. Learn about careers in Curatorial, Education, and other at the museum. We will meet in Career Services, Scott Hall 126 before the Trek.

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Quaker Voluntary Service Information Session

February 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McConnell Private Dining Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Meet recent Pitzer alumna Olivia "Livvy" Feeney who will be talking about the Quaker Voluntary Services fellowship. Quaker Voluntary Service is a ​year-long ​Fellowship ​program ​in ​which ​young ​adults ​between ​the ​ages, 21-30 ​build intentional community, ​work ​full ​time ​at ​social ​service ​and ​social. Fellowships ​are ​available ​in Atlanta, ​GA, ​Boston, ​MA, ​Minneapolis/St. ​Paul, ​MN, ​Philadelphia, PA, ​and ​Portland, ​OR. The ​program ​year ​is ​from ​August ​26, ​2020 ​- ​End ​of ​July ​2021.

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Industry Dinner Series: Careers in International Brands/Business

February 11 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
McConnell Private Dining Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
Industry Dinner Series

Speaker: Killick Datta Pitzer Parent '23, CEO, Global Brand Partners/Universify Killick will be here to talk to students about his current position at Global Brand Partners/Universify. GBP is the global licensee for footwear and apparel for the brand Beachbody, the world’s largest fitness company. Universify is one of the world’s largest Brand and Celebrity Management Agency. Previously Killick was head of Nike’s International Business Development, President of LA Gear, Wolverine Worldwide Intl. (Hush Puppies, Sperry, Sebago, Merrell, etc.) , Brooks…

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Career Chat Series: Connecting with Alumni & Others

February 12 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States
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Meet in the Scott Courtyard by the Pit Stop and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more!  Light refreshments will be served. Topic:  Connecting with alumni is a great way to learn more about a field and make those career connections. Learn the best tools for connecting with alumni and friends by using Switchboard, LinkedIn and the Pitzer Professional Directory.

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Future of Work: Doug Warner

February 13 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
McConnell Living Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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The Future of Work Series: Explore the future of work from experienced professionals and Pitzer connections. The Evening's topic: "Innovation" Guest speaker Doug Warner. Dinner will be provided, Handshake RSVP Required.

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Pitzer Career Roundtable – Business and Law

February 14 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Broad Performance Space, Broad Center, 1050 N. Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Career Conversations in Business and Law Career Conversations in Business, Law and related fields will be with members of Pitzer's Board of Trustees, Alumni Board, and Parent Leadership Council. who will be available for informal career conversations with Pitzer students. This is a wonderful opportunity to explore different career options or to learn more in-depth information about a particular career interest. The dress for the event is business casual. Students must RSVP by Wednesday, February 12 on Handshake. Questions may…

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Industry Dinner Series: Careers in Politics, An alumnus perspective

February 18 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
McConnell Private Dining Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
Industry Dinner Series

Speaker: Miller Saltzman’17, District Representative, California State Senate Miller will be talking to students about his current position working for Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins. He represents the beach communities of San Diego staffing environment, military, veterans, CalTrans, and cannabis policy. Previously, he was the Council Representative for the City of San Diego, a Staff member for Nathan Fletcher Campaign for County Supervisor, and a Legislative Aide for the California State Senate. While at Pitzer, he worked at the…

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Career Series Chat: Pitzer Internship Fund

February 19 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States
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Meet in the Scott Courtyard by the Pit Stop and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more!  Light refreshments will be served. Pitzer Internship Fund: What You Need to Know The Pitzer Internship Fund supports student engagement in meaningful internship experiences that facilitate career exploration. Come learn about the application process, guidelines, and how to find an internship.  

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Human Capital 101 – Deloitte LLP

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fletcher 110, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Human Capital 101 is designed to provide insight into Human Capital Consulting at Deloitte LLP. Today's business challenges present a new wave of HR, talent, and organization priorities. Deloitte's Human Capital services leverage research, analytics, and industry insights to help design and execute critical programs from business driven HR to innovative talent, leadership, and change programs. Current Deloitte consultants and The Claremont Colleges' alumni will share their Human Capital experiences, discuss how Human Capital issues affect their clients, and share…

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Careers in Psychology with a Pitzer Alumna

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
TBD, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Catherine Caporale, PhD will discuss options in psychology: MD/Psychiatry, PhD, PsyD, MA/LPCC, MSW/LCSW – differences in career opportunities (ex. clinical practice, administrative, practical/counseling), and length of preparation to secure the distinction. Catherine is the Clinical Supervisor for MFT Interns in Counseling/Psychotherapy at Claremont School of Theology. She is the former training Director at The Clinebell Institute.

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Career Chat Series: Resume & Cover Letter Do’s and Donuts

February 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Courtyard, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, 91711 United States
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Meet in the Scott Courtyard by the Pit Stop and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more!  Light refreshments will be served. Learn the do’s and don’ts of writing a resume and cover letter. Find out how to communicate your particular skills and talents to employers.

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Meet & Walk Over to CMC Consulting Meetup

February 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Career Services - Meet and Walk Over

Come and meet in Career Services where we can address last minute questions and concerns then walk over to attend the fair. Free padfolios to those who attend! The Claremont McKenna College Consulting fair runs from 2-4 p.m.

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March 2020

Easterseals Coffee Chat

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
McConnell Living Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Learn about a career in nonprofit health!  Meet and network with representatives from America’s largest nonprofit health care organization. Easterseals is committed to the comprehensive health and wellness of the more than 1.4 million people it serves each year and is prepared to respond to the needs of the one in four Americans living with disability today with outcomes-based services for all disabilities throughout the lifespan. For more information about Easterseals visit www.easterseals.com/

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Career Chat: Job/Internship Search

March 4 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Grove House, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Getting ready to look for a job or internship? Learn about concrete actions that you can take when doing your search. Meet in the Grove House and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more! Light refreshments will be served.

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Future of Work: Gulnar Vaswani

March 4 @ 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm
McConnell Living Room, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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The Future of Work Series: Explore the future of work from experienced professionals and Pitzer connections. The evening's topic: Conscious Leadership presented by Gulnar Vaswani. Dinner will be provided, Handshake RSVP Required.

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Career Trek: Huntington Botanical Gardens

March 6 @ 8:45 am - 12:30 pm
Off Campus CA United States

Sean Lehmeyer, Plant Conservation Specialist, will discuss career options with students who like biology (or other majors) and want to work outdoors. Sean was a biology major and went on to graduate school in Plant Biology. If you like plants and being outdoors...and do not want to work in a cubicle for the rest of your life...this Career Trek is for you. The Huntington Botanical Gardens is part of the Huntington Museum complex.

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Career Chat: Job/Internship Search Strategies and Resources

March 11 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Grove House, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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Meet in the Grove House and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more! Light refreshments will be served. Today's topic: Getting ready to look for a job or internship? Learn about concrete actions that you can take when doing your search.

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Career Chat: Art of the Interview

March 11 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Grove House, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Learn what to do and what not to do in an interview. Learn the art of sharing your "best self" and job-related skills with a potential employer. Meet in the Grove House and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more! Light refreshments will be served.  

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Career Chat: Creating Your 30-Second Commercial

March 25 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Grove House, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
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An elevator speech is a useful tool that can help you connect with people at professional conferences, career fairs, and events. Learn how to craft your elevator speech & how to prepare for the networking event Meet in the Grove House and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more! Light refreshments will be served.  

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April 2020

Meet & Walk Over to HMC Just-in-Time Job and Internship Fair

April 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Career Services - Meet and Walk Over

Come and meet in Career Services where we can address last minute questions and concerns then walk over to attend the fair. Free padfolios to those who attend! The Harvey Mudd College Job and Internship Fair runs from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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Career Chat Series: LinkedIn & Other Social Media

April 1 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Pit-Stop Café, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Learn how to improve your profile and maximize your connections on LinkedIn. Meet at the Pit Stop and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more! Light refreshments will be served.

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Career Chat: Thinking about Graduate School?

April 8 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Pit-Stop Café, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

Learn about graduate school degrees/programs and how they are different from the undergraduate experience, how to choose a graduate program and step-by-step plan during college. Meet at the Pit-Stop and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more! Light refreshments will be served.

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Meet & Walk Over to CGU’s Nonprofit/Networking Fair

April 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Come and meet in Career Services where we can address last minute questions and concerns then walk over to attend the fair. Free padfolios to those who attend!

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Career Chat: Making the Most of Summer Internships

April 15 @ 4:15 pm - 5:00 pm
Pit-Stop Café, 1050 North Mills Ave
Claremont, CA 91711 United States

A summer internship can provide you with an opportunity to not only get experience, but also make career connections. Discuss ways of making the most of your summer experience. Meet at the Pit-Stop and learn about career topics to help you with finding jobs, internships, graduate schools, connecting with alumni and more! Light refreshments will be served.

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Meet & Walk Over to CGU’s Health Professions Fair

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Career Services - Meet and Walk Over

Come and meet in Career Services where we can address last minute questions and concerns then walk over to attend the fair. Free padfolios to those who attend!  The Claremont Graduate University Fair runs from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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