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Jacob W. Sherry

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Prepare yourself for post-graduate challenges and opportunities by attending sessions designed to help you build skills for life after college. All sessions are presented by guests or Geneseo alumni, faculty, and staff.

Fall 2015 Program Offerings:


Cooking on a Budget

Thursday, September 10, 2015 | 5:00 p.m. | Mary Jemison

Presenters: TBD

RSVP for a cooking course with CAS to learn a few basic cooking skills that will help you prepare meals for the rest of the year. (Spots limited to first 20 registrants)


Graduate School Application Process

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | 2:30 p.m. | MCU 322/323

Presenters: Stacey Wiley - Director, Office of Career Development; Rob DiCarlo - Associate Director, Office of Career Development

Each year over 40% of Geneseo's new graduates enroll in graduate school full-time for the following fall. (The national rate is about 25%). This general session will provide information on key factors to consider in deciding if graduate school makes sense for you, how to identify schools and programs, as well as an overview of the numerous components of the application process.

Creating Your Professional Brand

Thursday, October 15, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. | Bailey 202

Presenters: Angela Snook - Senior Account Executive at Partners + Napier

Learn about how you can use your skills, strengths, and experiences to  market yourself for your ideal job after college.

Career Connections Networking Reception

Friday, October 23, 2015 | 4:00 p.m. | Big Tree Inn

Presenters: Kathy Tonkovich - Assistant Director for Programming and Development, Office of Career Development; Heather DiFino - Career Counselor, Office of Career Development

Interested in learning more about a particular career field, connecting with Alumni and practicing your networking skills all in a single afternoon? The Career Connections Networking Reception will provide you an opportunity to meet and network with an array of successful Geneseo alumni over hors d'oeuvres and great conversations. Alumni will share their career-related guidance and advice with students during this networking reception. All majors and years are welcome to attend this event to connect with alumni, gain insight into different careers and polish their networking skills. This event is sponsored by The Department of Career Development, Activities Commission, GOLD, and Alumni Relations.

Intern Now, Make Connections Later

Thursday, November 5, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. | Bailey 202

Presenters: TBD

Join representatives from Career Development and learn how you can form connections through an internship to aid you in your job hunt.

Post-Graduation Opportunities Abroad

Thursday, November 19, 2015 | 7:00 p.m. | Bailey 202

Presenters: Sam Cardamone - Assistant Director, Office of International Programs

Considering volunteering, working, or teaching abroad after graduation? In this session, students will explore the practical considerations of such a decision and employ reflective activities to begin to craft their ideal post-graduate experience abroad.

Meeting the People Who Will Change Your Life

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 | 3:00 p.m. | MCU Hunt Room

Presenters: Tracy Gagnier - Assistant Director for Alumni Relations, College Advancement

We all have personal networks. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70% of all jobs are found through networking. This workshop will lead you toward developing your professional network. Geneseo's Office of Alumni Relations will share techniques to make you an effective networker with particular emphasis on the Geneseo Alumni network.