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Online Workshops - Short videos and pod casts on interviewing, resumes & cover letters, networking, job search and more.

Webinars - The Office of Alumnae relations invites students to attend one of their webinars, where you can learn from alumnae and career experts on a variety of professional development topics. Listen to past webinars in the Webinar Archive.

Drop-Ins with Peer Advisors (Academic Year Only)
Please bring paper copies of the materials you'd like to review.
Monday-Friday, 11am-12pm and 2-4pm, Lazarus Center

Money Matters: Salary Negotiation & Living on a Budget
Wednesday, March 21, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Learn how to think about the money you make, the money you spend and the money you save. And, learn how to effectively negotiate and advocate for your worth when navigating job offers. This hands-on workshop will help you build and practice these skills.

Career Development for First Years
Monday, March 26, 12:15-1:00pm
Campus Center Carroll Room (Note location change)
Get simple, practical steps to help you start exploring career options now, and a timeline for building career planning into your four years at Smith. In addition, you’ll be introduced to the Lazarus Center for Career Development’s many programs, events, and services.

Renting in New York: a Practical Guide*
Monday, March 26, 4:30-5:30pm
Campus Center 205
Learn More About The NYC Apartment Hunting Process! This session covers starting your search, neighborhoods and subways, apartment shapes and sizes, the application process, paperwork requirements, income and credit guidelines, and the real estate market. This session is designed for graduating seniors, though other class years are welcome to attend. Presented by Cooper & Cooper, a residential real estate brokerage firm based in Manhattan. As former investment bankers (Goldman Sachs, Bank of America) and college grads (Harvard, Northwestern, Columbia MBA), we understand the needs of transitioning undergraduate students. The firm works with nearly every major landlord, building and apartment throughout NYC - Uptown, Downtown, East Side and West Side.
* Please RSVP at: CooperCooper.com/Smith

NEW: Formatting Resumes Using Microsoft Word
Tuesday, March 27, 12:15pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
How your resume presents information is as important as what information it presents. This workshop will equip you with the basics of layout and formatting features in Microsoft Word, including borders, bullet points, margins and headers.

Applying to Grad School
Wednesday, March 28, 6:30-7:30pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Discover how to best position yourself for admission into a masters or PhD program.

Writing a Resume for the Finance Industry
Monday, April 2, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Learn from your peers who have successfully written a resume for the financial industry. Ask questions and gain tips to get from paradise pond to Wall Street.

Money Management Basics for Adas During and After Smith
Wednesday, April 4, 12:00-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
An introduction to some tools and resources to help Adas as they finance life during and after college.  Sandwich wraps will be served to the first 30 attendees at this session co-sponsored with The Narratives Project (formerly the Wurtele Center).

Applying to Law School
Wednesday, April 4, 6:30-7:30pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
An overview of law school basics: when to apply, the LSAT, selecting schools and more.

British Isles Fellowships

Thursday, April 5, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Earn a master’s degree at a university in the British Isles the year after graduating. Learn what it takes to win one of these most prestigious fellowships. Open to juniors with a GPA of 3.9+ and potentially sophomores and first-years with a 3.8+ GPA. This includes international students for the Gates, and for the Rhodes if offered in their home country.

Writing Your First Resume & Cover Letter
Friday, April 6, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Well-organized, error-free resumes and cover letters are essential for internship and job seekers. Learn the basics of resume and cover letter style, organization, and length, what information to (and not to) include, and how resumes and cover letters work together to make persuasive applications.

Personal Statements for Graduate & Professional School
Monday, April 9, 5:00-6:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Does the thought of writing a personal statement for graduate or professional school make you panic? Relax and attend this session on crafting a winning personal statement.

Fellowship Programs for International Students

Thursday, April 12, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Are you an international student with top notch academic achievement, a strong record of campus or community volunteering and/or leadership? Are you interested in applying for a highly competitive post graduate merit scholarship or grant, like Gates Cambridge, Knight-Hennessey, Rhodes, or Schwarzman Scholarship? This workshop will get you started in exploring if fellowships of this competitiveness are for you, give you tools to help you to research other options, and teach you how to enhance your chances of success. Target audience: first years, sophomores, juniors, and Adas with a 3.75 GPA or better.

Introduction to Fellowships
Thursday, April 19, 12:15-1:00pm
Lazarus Center Workshop Room
Get in on the ground floor to position yourself for the exciting wide world of prestigious and lucrative fellowships. The opportunities offered promise to be life changing. Begin preparing early in your college career to acquire the winning attributes. We will show you how! Come learn now what’s on offer before your chance slips by. Open to US citizens with a GPA of 3.4+.


Disability accommodations

To request disability accommodation for on-campus events, please call (413) 585-2582. Two week advance notice is appreciated.

To request a sign language interpreter call (413) 585-2071 (voice or TTY) or e-mail ods@smith.edu at least 10 days before the event.