The "Now what?" for making the most of your next three
Sophomores: Be a part of this Career Center-sponsored series of
power sessions that will help you make the most of the next six
semesters. Learn how to take advantage of all the resources that
the College can offer you now.
Register online now!
Representatives from all areas of student life and academics
will be running 25-minute sessions to talk about topics like study
abroad, internships, graduate school, student research,
volunteering, and more.
These sessions are designed to inform and inspire you to make
the best use of your time at college this semester, and over the
next two years. So join us in Aquinas Hall for these sessions that
will make a difference in your college experience.
Questions? Please contact the Career Center at 845-569-3175.
Volunteerism and Community Services: Help Others, Help
Presenter: Fr. Francis Amodio, O.Carm., Chaplain, Director of
Campus Ministry offers many opportunities for you to help others.
Enrich your life through local and national faith-based service
programs. Hear about the many College volunteer and service
opportunities, including Alternative Spring Break, and find one
that fits your skills, interests, and social concerns and allows
you to grow personally, spiritually, and professionally. Consider
your options for doing a year of service after graduation while
exploring how you can become more involved now!
The Major Decision: Discovery, Passion, and Your Dream
Presenters: Megan Morrissey, Academic Coach and Advisor,
Center for Student Success; Pat Duffy, Academic Coach and Advisor,
Center for Student Success
In this interactive session, you will learn how to select a major
that aligns with your personal strengths and life’s purpose.
Identifying areas where you are performing positively, in and/or
out of class, and exploring your personal strengths will assist you
in setting goals and reaching success in work and in life. This is
the ideal session for you if you haven’t declared a major or if you
aren’t sure you chose the right major.
Pre-Gaming for Your Career
Presenter: Ellen Bourhis Nolan, Director Career Development,
Not sure what types of jobs or careers your major is preparing you
for? Want to know what else is out there for you? Learn how to
identify careers and jobs based on your particular interests,
skills, and values. Appropriate for students who may want to learn
about career options in or related to their major field of study or
Campus Leadership = Career and Life
Presenters: Sandra Cefaloni-Henderson, Director, Student
Activities Office; Caitlin Houlihan, Assistant Director, Student
Activities Office; Himali Pandya, Leadership Development
Explore ways that student leadership at the Mount will enhance
your post-graduate opportunities. In an ever-competitive job
market, your campus involvement WILL make the difference on your
resume that may catch the eye of potential employers. Come
participate in an interactive presentation with Student Affairs
staff regarding leadership opportunities. Develop the transferable
skills needed to confidently navigate through difficult life and
career situations! Please note: Students do not already have to be
involved on campus as a student leader to participate in this
The Future is Closer Than You Think: Preparing for
Presenter: Marie-Therese C. Sulit, Associate Professor of
Know the application process for most graduate and professional
school programs: taking entrance exams, compiling your portfolio,
and preparing for interviews. Learn strategies for cultivating
professor and student mentoring situations and developing written
and spoken communication skills. Get to know the resources that are
available to you now at the Mount as you prepare for the next step
in your professional journey.
Study Abroad for Nursing, Education, and
Pre-Professional Majors – Yes, you can do it!
Presenter: Emily Marmo, Director of International
Study abroad can be a reality for all majors! This session will
cover the application process, financial aid, academic course
approval, and deadlines and explore programs suited to your
interests and area of study. See the world: We’ll show you how to
make it happen!
See the World – Study Abroad!
Presenter: Emily Marmo, Director of International
Discover all the benefits of studying abroad and how it fits in
with your program of study and with you as an individual. The world
awaits you and we can help you get there. This session will cover
choosing the right program for you, the application process,
financial aid, academic course approval, and deadlines. Study
abroad will open doors for you, and open your mind to new ideas.
See the world!
Decision Making and Goal Setting
Presenter: Dr. Orin Strauchler, Director of
Do you know what you want to do with your life? Do you have
difficulty making decisions about your future? This session will
help you better identify and organize your values and priorities so
you can set more effective academic, career, and personal
Co-ops and Internships: Start Working Toward Your Dream
Presenters: Janet Zeman, Executive Director, Career Center;
Robin Rosenberg, Coordinator, Co-Ops and Internships, Career
Co-ops and internships provide you with valuable experience and
important professional skills. Explore work in your major field of
study. This session will cover everything from how to get started
to how to make the most of your internship.
The SURE Program: Summer Research for Every Major at the
Presenters: Current and Past SURE students
Moderator: James Moran, Associate Professor of Biology
Hear directly from students who have participated in the paid SURE
(Summer Undergraduate Research Experience) program at the Mount.
SURE students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty
members, conduct original research projects, and present their
results at local and regional conferences. This can significantly
bolster your resume and offer you a competitive advantage with
employers and post-graduate programs. Who should attend? Students
interested in conducting research in any discipline offered at the
Click here to register online.