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RCA/PCA Drop in Hours are Back for Spring Semester!
Visit Resident Career Advisors (RCAs) and Peer Career Advisors (PCAs) during their office hours for help with resumes, cover letters, job and internship searches, and more! We hope to see you soon!
Give Us a Hand with the Career Center’s Photo Contest…
Take a picture with the Career Center’s yellow Handshake chair, add the hashtag “#GiveStudentsAHand” and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To receive chair access, please sign up here, and trade your license or student ID card to use the Handshake chair for 15 minutes.
There are six categories of submission: creative/funny, sports related, best location, holiday, best video, and best overall. Here are the winners from last year.
The winner determined by the Career Center and will receive a $25 Amazon gift card! The deadline for the contest is 5pm, January 30, 2018. Good luck!
Step 1: Complete Application
Applications are now due February 6 by 5pm - no exceptions. You can apply for positions in multiple offices, however, you must submit a unique cover letter for each office explaining why you want to work in that office specifically. You will also be asked to submit your resume.
Step 2: Interview
Someone in the office(s) you applied to will reach out to you during the interview period to set up an interview. If you are currently abroad, your interview will likely be via Skype or something similar.
Step 3: Receive an Offer
If you receive an offer you have until March 5 to make a final decision.
September 22Lewis & Clark has switched to Handshake, the leading career platform used at over 400 colleges and more than 200,000 employers. Login today to complete your profile and put your best self forward to employers
January 23rd, 2018
Interested in International Political Economy, Sustainable Development, Clean Energy Economics, or International Economics?
Learn more about careers in these fields with special guest:
Sr. Manager, Analytics & Business Intelligence
January 30th, 2018
Master’s Program Craft Studies at Warren Wilson College presented by Namita Wiggers.
January 31st, 2018
Meet College Advisors and a Career Counselor to make the most of your preparation for a career in health care. You may be considering physical therapy, nursing, medicine and a variety of other occupations!
This workshop is for all students!
February 1st, 2018
February 9th, 2018
RVK, Inc. would like to invite L&C Economics students to a presentation introducing our firm and the investment consulting industry! A presentation typically fills an entire morning at RVK’s office in downtown Portland. Breakfast (pastries and fruit) and coffee are provided for students and attendees.
The agenda for the 2018 RVK University Day includes:
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. - Welcome and introduction to our firm and the investment consulting industry
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. - Asset Allocation Introduction, and the Asset Allocation Game
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.- Investment Manager Research Overview
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. - Performance Measurement & Analytics
11:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. - Asset Allocation Game results and questions
11:30 a.m. – Noon - Critical Factors for Career Success
Noon - Office tour OR Departure
Students who would like to attend *must* RSVP in Handshake and ALSO send your resume directly to Amanda Wheaton, employer relations coordinator in the Career Center at email@example.com.
Transportation may be available depending on amount of students attending. Please let Amanda know if you require transportation. Deadline to RSVP and submit your resume is Sunday 1/28/2018 at midnight.