Week of November 11 with Career Development
CAREERS & CUPCAKES
Date: November 11
When: 1:00 – 2:00pm
Where: 66 W 12th Street, Lobby
Grab a cupcake…Chat with a Career Advisor…Pick up important career resources. Free of cost to students!
Date: November 14
When: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: 2 West 13th Street, 1st Floor, Room 101
Professionals in the field of non-profit will be sharing how their graduate studies inspired or played a role in their current role. They will also be providing career path advice.
THE MARINE CORP MUSICIAN PROGRAM
Date: November 15
When: 3:00 – 5:00pm
Where: 79 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor, Room 501
Did you know that the Unites States Military is the largest employer of musicians in the world? Talk to a representative who can give you information that will enable you to decide if being a Marine musician might be a possible post-graduation option. Specific instruments currently recruiting: Clarinet and French Horn; there are openings for other instruments as well. Musicians who are recruited out of New York City will generally play for one of the small ensembles, to included Drum and Bugle Corps, Wind ensemble, Brass ensemble, String quartet and eventually the Commandant’s Own.
GLOBAL VOLUNTEERING FAIR
in collaboration with International Student Services
Date: November 18
When: 5:00 – 8:00pm
Where: 55 W 13th Street, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, 2nd Floor
The New School and The International Volunteer Programs Association (IVPA) will be hosting the Global Volunteering Fair. This FREE event offers individuals the unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with organizations that coordinate volunteer projects around the globe as well as attend FREE workshops on topics like making volunteering abroad affordable and linking international service to career development.
Workshops (55 W 13th Street, Dorothy Hirshon Suite, 2nd Floor):
International Volunteering 101
Who can I volunteer with? What kinds of projects are available? How do I choose the right opportunity for me? These topics and more will be discussed by a panel of representatives from volunteer-sending organizations with opportunities around the globe.
Strategies for Making International Service More Affordable
Between airfare, living expenses, and potential program fees, the cost of doing good abroad can really add up. Fortunately, there are lots of great options to fit what you can afford. This workshop will cover tips and ideas for budgeting, raising funds, and finding the right international volunteer opportunity for you – whether it’s with a global service organization that provides you with transportation and a stipend, paying for an all-inclusive volunteer abroad program, or going abroad on your own.
From Volunteer to Career
Many volunteers express that their experiences abroad profoundly impact their lives and want to continue on in a career in the international volunteer field. Hear from a panel of professionals about their own experiences and tips on building a career.