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Be a Mentor

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Being a mentor is an extraordinary opportunity to develop positive relationships with students and help them navigate their future personally and professionally.

Fill out the Volunteer Interest Form to learn more about mentoring opportunities!

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Sophomore Career Connections

An award-winning, three-day, on-campus program designed to introduce second-year students to the vast array of career options available to liberal arts graduates. The program features industry-based alums panels, identity at work conversations, networking opportunities, and more. 100+ alums and parent mentors return to campus every year for this event.

More about Sophomore Career Connections
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Industry and Major Panels

The Career Development Office regularly organizes panels that feature a variety of industries, majors, and more, often in collaboration with student organizations and academic departments.

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Identity at
Work Meet-ups

Want to share your experience navigating the workplace based on your identity (race, class, gender, sexual orientation, international student status, religion, etc.)? The Career Development Office regularly hosts meetups designed to connect students to alums and parents around a shared identity so that they can engage in meaningful conversations about the intersection of identity and career.

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Career Chats

For students, there is often no better inspiration for life after Vassar than to hear the stories of those who have paved the way. Consider hosting a “career chat,” either virtually or on-campus. It’s a great opportunity to discuss your path and educate students about a career field, or share whatever advice or expertise you’d like to impart.

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Alum and Parent-Led Workshops

Do you have a skill or content-area specialty that you would like to share? Past workshops led by alums have included sessions on design thinking, tech and case interview preparation, budgeting, professional communication, and more.

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Employer Info Sessions

Does your organization hire interns or entry-level opportunities? Consider hosting an employer information session, either virtually or on-campus, to connect current students with your employer. We can also work with you to coordinate on-campus or virtual interviews.

More information for employers
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Career Treks

Are you open to hosting a group of students at your workplace? The Career Development Office hosts both individual employer site visits and industry-based career treks, bringing small groups of students to employers to experience a road trip to the real world. Past treks have featured financial services, technology, publishing, and more.

Contact Career Development

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