Lunch and Learn with Career Services

Ever wonder how admissions counselors stay connected to the larger college community? I wanted to show you inside our most recent Lunch and Learn programming. Lunch and Learns take place once a month and aim to highlight a different office each month. This past Wednesday, November 8th, the Career Services staff members in Annapolis shared…

Panel on attending Medical School after St. John’s

This Wednesday the Career Services Office was joined by recent alumni Kip Waite (‘15) and Alice Bruce (‘15), and current senior Jermain Brown (‘17) for a panel discussion for underclassmen considering medical careers. One big topic of conversation was post-baccalaureate programs, which are programs that help students transition from undergrad to med school. The panelists…

Career Services and Internships

Last summer I had a fantastic experience working as an intern for Vote Smart, where I researched candidates for political office in the run up to the November elections. I had never heard of Vote Smart (or dreamed of living in Montana) until the Career Services Office told me about it. I got some incredibly…

Alumni networking breakfast

This past weekend included the Inauguration of the seventh president of St. John’s College, Santa Fe, several celebratory alumni Homecoming events like seminars, field games, a piano master class and panel discussion with Seymour Bernstein and Michael Kimmelman, and an Alumni Networking Breakfast for current students and alumni. Having graduated from the college 20 years ago, I…

Nuts & Bolts

What should I be doing during the summer—interning in a field that interests me or working a shift job to earn more money? How do you choose a graduate program? When should I create a LinkedIn profile? How do I evaluate a job offer for non-salary benefits like health insurance and retirement savings? Should I…