Career Education and Development

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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
Member, National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE)
267-502-6038
Renee.rosenfeld@brynathyn.edu

 

head shot of Laura Nash

Laura Nash
Director of Experiential Learning
267-502-2412
Laura.nash@brynathyn.edu

 

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

  • Thurs. 11/15 – Education Open House/Interviewing Event | 4:00-7:00 pm
  • 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!

February

  • 2/4 – Distinguished Speakers Series: Chris Lemole | Pendleton Hall Auditorium (or live.brynathyn.edu) | 7:30 p.m.
    • Chris Lemole, co-founder of Armory Films, will discuss how independent films are produced in Hollywood.
  • 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 Online 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)
  • 3/28 – Mock Interviews | Brickman Center Great Hall | 6:30 – 8:30 pm
    • Regional business professionals offer students practice interviews and on-the-spot feedback.

April

  • 4/1 – Distinguished Speakers Series: Steve Jones | Pendleton Hall Auditorium (or live.brynathyn.edu) | 7:30 pm
    • Steve Jones will present “Nature as Revelation.” Steve is the former president of four universities and the current owner of an environmental consulting company.
  • 4/4 – Maximizing your Resume (Crossroads Series) | Brickman Auxiliary Dining Room | 12:15-1:15 pm
    • Arlicia Miller and Michael Austin show how to deconstruct job descriptions
  • 4/25 – Resume Workshop (Crossroads Series) | Community Center | 7:00-7:30 pm
    • Presented by RA Dustin
  • 4/9 – Get your LinkedIn profile ‘job ready.’  | Brickman auxiliary dining room (behind cashier)| 5:30-6:45 pm (feel free to bring/eat your dinner during the program)
    • Georgean Wardzinski, former Sr HR VP with Highlands Insurance Group, offers guidance on how to maximize your LinkedIn profile to get noticed by recruiters.
  • 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 – Resume Revival | Brickman Center Great Hall | 12:00 – 1:00 pm
    • Stop by with your resume in hand, and meet with a resume coach for tips that will help you attract the attention of recruiters and employers.  No appointment needed.

May

  • 5/8 – Senior Capstone Reception | Doering Center Atrium | 4:00 – 5:30 pm
    • BAC seniors will share their yearlong senior research in a topic area with the public. (Research is a requirement of all graduates at BAC.) Students will use a visual format to display their findings for their families, fellow students, faculty, staff, and community members.