I was invited to an onsite job interview this Friday in New York City for a Research Assistant job. As you all know by now, I am pretty desperate for a postgraduate job related to my career track. After my 9-10am Anatomy & Physiology class, I boarded the 10:23am SEPTA to 30th and took an Amtrak (with a free upgrade to business class voucher, yay!) to New York City. Continue reading
LILAC /CPD hosts an international Skype series where students have the opportunity to talk to alums who work all over the world. This past Monday, the Skype series featured Antonia Kerle (Sociology ’11), Management Consultant at Deloitte.
On Friday March 18, Elizabeth Niemeyer (Physics ‘94, University of Texas JD) and Emily McNabb (Mathematics AB/MA ’07, Wharton MBA) came to Bryn Mawr to talk about their career paths as part of the Pen Y Groes lunch series hosted by President Kim Cassidy. Niemeyer is a Patent Lawyer at Finnegan in D.C. and McNabb is a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Philadelphia. Most of the student attendees were Math majors. There were three Physics majors present.
When you play games, do you wonder what goes into designing them, making them, marketing them? Do you wonder how the place of women in the game industry has or has not changed over the years? Do you wonder how you might break into the industry and what kind of roles are available and viable? Dr. Jennifer Spohrer (Bryn Mawr College), Nicole Kline and Anthony Amato (Cardboard Fortress Games), and Ron Magin (Mayfair Games) discuss the aspects of the gaming industry and the creative process behind designing games. The even was organized and moderated by Patrick Crowley, Rare Books Catalog Librarian at Bryn Mawr College Library. Continue reading
Recently, I’ve been reading up a lot on Myers Briggs type indicators. I took the personality test at the Bryn Mawr College Career and Professional Development (CPD) last year (along with the Strengths and Interests Tests) just out of curiosity. I was feeling lost in my career path and didn’t know where to start. It was around this time that I decided the pre-med track wasn’t for me. Taking the personality and career tests, along with the advice from CPD counselors, was the official “go ahead” to explore other options and know a bit more about myself.