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  • Jeff Appelquist ’80

    30 Minutes

    March 30, 2012

    Carls are destined to mentor

    The concept of mentorship is an old one: An experienced professional guides a young person into the ways of the field. You know, like Obi-Wan and Luke, Batman and Robin, or Giles and Buffy. In the movies, these pairings are made through serendipity or destiny. But Carleton’s Career Center helps destiny along by connecting young Carls with seasoned pros through its 30 Minutes program.

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    Intelligent Design

    March 30, 2012

    A smart-tech web site for today’s job search

    The way people connect and share information has changed dramatically in recent years, and so has the job search process. In the recent redesign of its web site, the Career Center worked with Carleton’s web team to develop an innovative (and cool looking) hub for students, alumni, parents, employers, and volunteers to make connections and share opportunities.

  • Couches for Carls Map.

    Alumni: Want to Connect with Current Carls?

    March 30, 2012

    Do you have a couch (or guest room) to offer a Carl traveling to a job interview? Would you like a budget-friendly alternative to impersonal hotel rooms? Couches for Carls, the Career Center's personal hospitality exchange network, provides travelers free lodging plus a chance to network with Carleton alumni. For volunteers, it's a simple way to give back to the Carleton community from the comfort of your own home.

  • Reed Jordan '12 in Peru

    A Tale of Two Internships

    December 1, 2011

    Summer internships can help strengthen a resume or even launch a career. But many internships are unpaid—a hardship for students who can't afford to work for free. Carleton helps level the playing field with special scholarships to cover their lost earnings.

    Meet two students who took advantage of these scholarships to pursue amazing summer experiences:

  • Manipulating the canopy

    Opportunity Uncorked: A Mentor Externship in Wine Country

    December 1, 2011

    California winemaker Jeff Pipes '83 admits that he wasn’t sold on Carleton’s Mentor Externship program at first. Having a student work with him and live with his family sounded like a big commitment. But once he began reading applications from eager Carleton students, Pipes couldn't help but be impressed.

  • Point, click, chat, network!

    "30 Minutes" Goes Nationwide with Skype Video Chat

    June 1, 2011

    Carleton's popular 30 Minutes program brings students interested in a specific job or industry face-to-face with alumni experienced in that field. But until recently, volunteering was limited to alumni within easy driving distance of Carleton. No longer! Thanks to Skype video chat, alums now can share their career wisdom from anywhere with an internet connection.

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  • ATTN: Class of 2015, 2016, 2017... we at the Career Center are eager to know what you did last summer. Did you... fb.me/1ndN8ULnb 19 Sep
  • WE HAVE A PUPPY! Come by Sayles to say hi to Pippin! And get candy! And fill out the Summer Experiences Survey! fb.me/3ikNkKj54 18 Sep
  • Stop by our red tent outside of Sayles and share your Summer Experience with us! We are here until 5:30p. 18 Sep
  • Also today from 3PM-5:30PM is the Career Center Kick Off outside of Sayles! Come for CANDY and chat with us... fb.me/6T4R5F6OA 18 Sep

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