Smith? Don't Forget Your Passport
The Passport program provides tips for post-Smith life.
some Smith students, it is now, officially, the home stretch,
and life beyond Smith is on the horizon. For others, graduation
is years away, but a summer or semester-long foray away from
the Smith bubble may loom near.
For first-years, sophomores,
juniors and seniors planning to emigrate off campus into
a world of internships and careers, paying rent and cooking
All students this week received
to Life After Smith,” on how to manage life’s next steps. The program is a collaboration
among the Center for Work and Life, the Career Development
Office , the Wellness Office, and Women and Financial Independence.
The idea for a post-Smith passport
originated when students advising the Center for Work and
Life suggested that they would benefit from on-campus workshops
about “real life skills,” like
fixing dinner or repairing the car, explained Jess Bacal,
acting director of the center.
Nearly all the sessions are
open to all students. Regardless of what year you are in
at Smith—first-year, sophomore, junior, senior, graduate—or
what type of off-campus adventure you’re preparing for, browse
through the and find the sessions that
will interest you.