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Walk in hours with Career Development Fellows are Monday through Friday 1–3 p.m. at the BCDC, and Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. in the Ladd Library just outside the Peer Writing Center and Mondays 8-10 p.m. at the OIE.
**During the academic year, while classes are in session.**
Koru: Internships with High Growth Employers
Get your first big job; a jump start on your career. With Koru, you’ll get real-world experience and applied skills you need to land the right job and succeed in the workplace. Learn by doing. Work on real challenges, inside real companies, in an intensive four-week program. Get job ready. Learn how to make an impact on day one of your new job. Make great connections. You’ll be coached by Koru’s accomplished network of CEOs, entrepreneurs and executives. Koru partners with innovative, high-growth employers – those with a purpose that goes beyond profit.
Come learn more at these info sessions:
- Thursday, March 13th, noon – 1pm | Commons 201
- Thursday, March 13th, 4:15 – 5:15pm | OIE (Office of Intercultural Education)
- Thursday, March 13th, 6:30 – 7:30pm | Chase 203 (Hirasawa)
PURPOSEFUL WORK: VOICES IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP – Save the Dates!
This is a semester-long entrepreneurship speaker series sponsored by the Purposeful Work Initiative and the Entrepreneurship Project Steering Committee.
- Wednesday, March 19 at 7pm | The Benjamin Mays Center
Josh Macht ’91, Group Publisher and Executive Vice President, Harvard Business Review Group
Old Company, New Tricks: Big Businesses Need Entrepreneurs Too
Joshua Macht ’91, has spent his working life inside traditional media companies, such as TIME magazine and the Harvard Business Review, as a journalist, publisher and entrepreneur. He shares some of what he’s learned along the way as he built and launched innovative new offerings from within the stodgy corporate walls. Find out more about Josh here.
- Wednesday, April 30 | Jennifer Porter ’88, P’15, Founder and Managing Partner, The Boda Group
Monday, May 5 | David Shaw P’00, Managing Partner, Black Point Group LP
and Ben Shaw ’00, CEO, Direct Vet Marketing / Vets First Choice
In case you missed it:
Daniel Vannoni ’05, Founder and Entrepreneur with Gecko Ventures |
CEO and Co-Founder of Novopyxis joined Bates students on January 29, 2014, to discuss his experiences as a tech-centric serial entrepreneur with no technical experience who starts ventures to help people across web, mobile, energy and life sciences. Find out more about Daniel here.
Daniel’s presentation was recorded and can be seen in its entirety here.
Best In Class: Investing in People and Culture At a Top Consulting Firm
Having the right people is way MORE important than having a great idea. Bruce Stangle ’70, P’96, is the chairman and co-founder of Analysis Group, the largest private economic consultancy in the world. On March 5, 2014, he shared with students how he has invested in people and has never looked back. This Bates English major created and grew a company consistently named one of the top places to work, that continues to grow each and every year, based on an entrepreneurial culture of individual responsibility and collegiality. Find out more about Bruce here.
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