The Graduate Student Advisory Board pictured with Executive Director Pulin Sanghvi (third from left), Director of External Relations and Operations Eva Kubu (far left) and Associate Director for Graduate Student Career Services Amy Pszczolkowski (far right), are, standing from left, Clifton Granby, David Walsh, James Martin, Dima Gorenshteyn, Michael Hepler, Jessica Williams, Ping Lu and D
On Thursday May 1, the Office of Career Services convened the first meeting of its inaugural Student Advisory Board. The board is part of the office’s new, more personalized approach to helping students achieve their career and life vision. Pulin Sanghvi, executive director of Career Services, commented on the role of the student advisory board, “We are committed to co-creating and reinventing Career Services with ongoing input from the students.
Each year, students responding to Career Services' annual summer experience survey share information about their experiences— including working, traveling or studying across the United States and the world. Last year, 71 percent of students responding to the survey spent the summer (or part of the summer) in the U.S. and nearly 28 percent at destinations around the globe.
This past December, the Office of Career Services re-established the “employer in residence” program bringing recruiters to campus for informal discussions with students as a means to help them become better informed and prepared for the recruiting process — and, most importantly, to help students connect with employers in a more personalized way. Based on student and employer demand, the program is being offered again from March 25 to 27.
Princeton University's Office of Career Services has published its annual report for 2012-13. The report includes three parts: The office activity report highlighting constituent engagement and the offices’ activities during the prior academic year; the senior class post-graduation plans survey report containing information about the initial career destinations of the latest graduating class; and the summer experience report summarizing the various summer pursuits of current students.
Alumni and industry professionals from across the entertainment field will come to Princeton to share their expertise and advice with students as part of an half-day workshop entitled, “Careers in Hollywood: Script to Screen & Everything in Between,” to be held on Saturday, March 29 from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at the Frist Campus Center.
The benefit of a liberal arts education is in its power to prepare students for any number of career paths and experiences. The best way to explore them, of course, is to meet as many people as possible – an opportunity afforded through our extensive calendar of career fairs throughout the year.
In February, three upcoming fairs will help you do just that:
One of the many things that makes Princeton such an amazing place to learn is the wide range of extracurricular and co-curricular programs across campus. In fact, did you know that there are more than 500 unique internship opportunities for students offered through Princeton-specific programs and departments alone? At the 2nd Annual All-Princeton Resource Fair for Summer Internships & Funding, to be held on December 6 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Sometimes, change is a good thing. Career Services' launched its first website way back in 1995. At that time, only users with a 'princeton.edu' host name could use the site. Since that time, the website has been revised twice — in 1998 and in 2008. To keep up with evolving technology in the field of career services as well as the needs of our students, alumni and the entire Princeton community, we have redesigned the website to reflect Web 2.0 trends.
From working at an auction house to meeting government leaders, Princeton University undergraduates participating in the Office of Career Services' Princeternship program explore potential careers by getting an inside look at the jobs of alumni. Since the program was re-launched in 2008, hundreds of students have spent one-to-three days during their academic breaks at alumni workplace