Career Education and Development

business student presenting research poster

Career Education and Development

The Office of Career Education and Development at Bryn Athyn College helps students identify, create, and pursue meaningful careers that will draw upon their talents, interests, and skills, as well as hone their spiritual and moral lives. We assist students in portfolio preparation, internship placements, career counseling, and job searches.

Members of our Career Education and Development team include:

head shot of Renee RosenfeldRenee L. Rosenfeld
Director of Human Resources
267-502-6038
[email protected]

 

head shot of Laura NashLaura Nash
Head of Physical and Experiential Learning
267-502-2412
[email protected]

 

We work in partnership with our Student Employment Program (SEP) and our Alumni Relations office.

The College offers a variety of events throughout the year to help prepare students for success in the workplace. (Be sure to check back periodically for new events that have been added.)

Career Education and Development Calendar

2018-2019

August

  • 8/21 – Student Employment Program (SEP) Supervisors’ Information Session | Pendleton Hall 30 | 12:10 – 1:00 pm
    • Annual training for supervisors of student employees
  • 8/23 – SEP Job Fair | Brickman Great Hall | 2:30 – 4:00 pm
    • BAC students are invited to the annual SEP Job Fair to learn of on-campus employment opportunities directly from the supervisors.  Job seekers can submit an application & resume at the fair and be interviewed on the spot!   

September

  • 9/15 – | APG Recreation Center, Building 3326, Ashbury Street, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, 21005 | 10:30am – 2:00 pm
  • 9/18 – | Pendleton Hall 30 | 5:30 – 6:30 pm
    • Margaret Bacheler, EdD – Director of Continuing Education at Penn State Brandywine shares best practices for working in a multigenerational workplace

October

  • 10/18 – Majors & More | Brickman Great Hall | 10:30 am – noon
    • Students are given the invaluable opportunity to speak with professionals whose college studies paralleled a major offered @ Bryn Athyn College. Learn about the interesting paths a career can take!
  • 10/25 | Graduate School Application Info Session | Brickman Great Hall |5:00 – 6:00 pm
    • Learn key details for any type of grad school application and get a sample timeline for applying to grad school. Info on writing your essay, asking for letters of recommendation, and when to take the GRS, LSAT or MCAT will also be available.

November

  • 11/30 – Career Connections Virtual Presentation | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
    • Log on as Lance Pendleton, Chief Innovation Officer for the largest Sotheby’s Realty affiliate in the world, shares insights about his career path. (log on instructions TBA)

December

  • 12/3 – Distinguished Speaker Series: Malcom Walter | Pendleton Hall Auditorium | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
    • Join us as we welcome alum Malcom Walter, former COO of Bentley System. Participate in person or online. (log on instructions TBA)
  • 12/12 – Resume & Cover Letter Workshop | Pendleton Hall 3 |12:15 – 1:15 pm
    • BAC’s Director of Human Resources, Renee L. Rosenfeld, provides tips to help students land an interview for summer & FT employment!

January

  • 1/10 – Resume & Cover Letter Workshop | Pendleton Hall 3 | 12:25 – 1:15 pm
    • BAC’s Director of Human Resources, Renee L. Rosenfeld, provides tips to help students land an interview for summer & FT employment!
  • 1/23 – Mock Interviews | Brickman Center Great Hall | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
    • Regional business professionals offer students practice interviews and on-the-spot feedback.

February

  • 2/14 – ‘Love your Future’ | Pendleton Hall 3 | 12:30 – 1:30 pm
    • Guest panelists debate whether bigger is better when it comes to employer size.

March

  • 3/13 – How to Navigate the Job Search | Pendleton Hall 3 | 12:15 – 1:15 pm
    • Guest speakers Galina Turlina (former Recruiting/HR Coordinator with Perennial Funding) and Suzanne Curran (Owner, SC Staffing & Consulting, Recruiting & Consulting Placement) answer questions about how to navigate an online job search.
  • 3/18 – Distinguished Speaker Series: Wendy Demchick-Alloy | Pendleton Hall Auditorium | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
    • Join us as welcome the Honorable Wendy Demchick-Alloy, Montgomery County Judge. Participate in person or online. (log on instructions TBA)

April

  • 4/9 – Get your LinkedIn profile ‘job ready.’  | Pendleton Hall 30 | Dinner
    • Georgean Wardzinski, former Sr HR VP with Highlands Insurance Group, offers guidance on how to maximize your LinkedIn profile to get noticed by recruiters.

May

  • Week of 5/13, Senior Reception and Poster Session |Fri. 5/3 – For BAC Seniors | Doering Center Atrium | 4:00 – 5:30 pm
    • Seniors display their capstone research to the College community and the public.