Engaging with All Members of the Dickinson Network: A Win, Win

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Noon – 12:30 PM

Heather Champion – Director of Employer Relations Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development at Dickinson College

It's well known that networking is the key to a successful career. Choosing to attend Dickinson puts you into a professional alumni network with people who may be willing to give you advice to advance your career. In this alumni professional development webinar you will learn:

  • How to build your network with Dickinsonians of all levels
  • What giving back through career volunteering can do for you as a professional
  • Strategies to move forward with a Dickinson connection to build a professional relationship 
  • Why strengthening the Dickinson network is a win for you

Effective Interviewing Strategies

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Noon – 12:30 PM

Annie Kondas – Associate Dean and Director of Alumni Career Development Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development at Dickinson College Resumes, cover letters and networking can get you an interview, but it is the interview that will land you the job or internship. Learn how to navigate the interview process by gaining tools and techniques to help best prepare for an interview. 

  • Understand how to verbally and non-verbally communicate effectively in an interview
  • Learn and practice how to answer challenging interview questions
  • Gain frameworks to structure thoughts and answers to common interview questions
  • Obtain tools and techniques to both prepare and follow up, before and after the interview

Working with the Next Generation: Interns, Externs and Entry Level Employees

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Noon – 12:30 PM

Amity Fox – Dean and Director of Internships, Externships and Fellowships Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development at Dickinson College

Sometimes, managing entry-level employees and interns can be a challenge. While employee development can seem time consuming and inefficient,  training for entry-level hires can ensure greater retention within your organization and more competent coworkers down the line. Webinar attendees will learn:

  • Key traits of this new generation of employees
  • How to communicate with a different generation 
  • How to set objectives and give feedback for greatest success
  • Developing interns into strong entry-level employees