Scripps Career Planning & Resources

Scripps Career Planning & Resources

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Hundreds of Scripps students are able to enter our Scripps Career Planning & Resources center with hazy career ideas and exit with actionable career goals! From neuroscience and dance to art and entrepreneurship, they learn to combine an array of academic and extracurricular interests into professional outcomes.
Julia Brock ’22 is not afraid of a challenge—yet, like all virtues, it took time to build that confidence. Find out how Julia is leading the Laspa Center for Leadership Civic Engagement Initiative and how she explored her passions through Scripps Career Planning & Resources internships.
The majority of Scripps alums enter graduate or professional school within five years of graduating. We understand the importance of continuing your education into graduate school or pursuing more career development, and our Scripps Career Planning & Resources Office is here to help! Learn more about their offerings here: https://www.scrippscollege.edu/student-services/career-planning-resources.
LinkedIn praised Scripps Career Planning & Resources and its 2020 Scripps College Résumé Book for digitally championing the Class of 2020 during physical campus closures. https://bit.ly/2yaeojZ
Our 2020 Scripps College Resume Book is live! Our Scripps Career Planning & Resources produces an online resume book showcasing upcoming and recent grads entering the job market. These are accomplished change-makers with much to offer. Share our resume book with your organization and help us get grads into the workforce during this unprecedented time. https://bit.ly/39xskkZ
Our Linda Davis Taylor Financial Literacy sessions were mentioned in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Thank you, alumnae, for facilitating the program with Scripps Career Planning & Resources! Shout out to Vicki Klopsch for the interview!💵💡🎓
We are excited to see all of the highlights in real-time from Scripps Career Planning & Resources Tech Trek trip in San Francisco this week. Special thanks to Laurel Elgin ’08, Alicen Lewis ’15, Vicki Molina-Estolano ’11, Laura Rossiter ’15, Lauren Thornhill ’03, and Heather Yang ’09 for breaking bread with current Scripps students, and all the other alums that are participating in this year’s Bay Area Tech Trek!
We are excited to see all of the highlights in real-time from Scripps Career Planning & Resources Tech Trek trip in San Francisco this week. Special thanks to Laurel Elgin ’08, Alicen Lewis ’15, Vicki Molina-Estolano ’11, Laura Rossiter ’15, Lauren Thornhill ’03, and Heather Yang ’09 for breaking bread with current Scripps students, and all the other alums that are participating in this year’s Bay Area Tech Trek!
Scripps students have arrived in San Francisco and they are ready to kick off the 2019 Bay Area Tech Trek! 9 visits, 3 days, 12 students, Networking galore! Follow Scripps Career Planning & Resources on Instagram and for more!
Kendall Lowery '22 is interning with her Long Beach councilwoman, Suzie Price this summer! Kendall is communicating with constituents, preparing the Councilwoman for community events, and conducting research for future projects that will benefit her lifelong home, District 3 of Long Beach, CA. (Follow Scripps Career Planning & Resources for more summer internship stories!)
We love that our Scripps Career Planning & Resources was in the news for their amazing work! Their career advising sessions focus strongly on improving post-grad job placement and salaries for students.
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CP&R at Scripps College offers resources and helps students plan next steps in reaching their career

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03/03/2020

Cozy up in the Clark Living Room tomorrow night from 7:00 - 8:00 pm for a student-run panel and workshop about summer jobs and internships! This event will cover subjects ranging from finding opportunities of interest, to writing a targeted resume, to acing your interview. Panelists include current Scripps students who have worked and interned in retail, food service, scientific research, and government organizations.
RSVP for this event on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/456449

03/03/2020

Stop by CP&R tomorrow evening to gain advice and career insight from Scripps alumnae in the fields of Digital Media and Writing from Scripps alumnae! Netflix Editorial Analyst Dorie Bailey ’16, Thrive Influencer Marketing & Partnerships Manager Lily Comba ’16 and Director of Ad Operations Marissa Enfield ’12 will be back in CP&R to chat about their careers. During the event, they’ll be sharing industry tips and information about their own professional experience in these fields. Learn more about our panelists and RSVP on Handshake. https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/453790

02/27/2020

Scripps alumna Madison W. ‘19 will be back in CP&R tomorrow to chat with students about the Quaker Voluntary Service fellowship! The fellowship is open to all students (not just Quakers), and is based around the values of building community, exploring spirituality, and working to promote justice. Fellows receive housing, transportation, food, support for health and wellness (including access to health insurance if needed), and a small stipend, while engaging in regular self-led workshops and retreats that allow for continuing education in social justice, faith, and community building topics.
Learn more about Madison’s experience and the fellowship and RSVP on Handshake. https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/454608

02/26/2020

Interested in medical research opportunities? We’ll be hosting a panel from City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 6,000 employees, in Humanities 203 this Friday (2/28) from 12:00-2:00 pm.
Learn more about City of Hope + the panelists and RSVP on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/452924

02/25/2020

Learn more about the consulting industry from Pitzer alumni Braden Holstege '14 at our upcoming PWC Strategy& info session! Holstege will also be chatting with students about job and internship opportunities at the company.
Learn more about Strategy& and RSVP for this event on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/454763

02/25/2020

Stop by the Motley tomorrow from 11:00 am-1:00 pm to learn about FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising from college representatives! FIDM offers specialized Associate of Arts Degrees, Bachelor’s Degrees, Advanced Study Programs, and an MBA, and is a private, specialized four year California college with campuses in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Orange County. The college’s majors are wide-ranging, including Digital Media, Textile Design, Beauty Industry Management, and Apparel Industry Management.
Learn more about FIDM and RSVP on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/434106

02/24/2020

Stop by the CP&R Library tomorrow from 12:15-1:15pm to learn how to get the most out of your interviews and resumes with Trinity Property Consultants recruiter Melissa Chime. Additionally, you will be able to learn about the company’s summer internships and leadership program during the session. Pizza will be provided!
Check out their paid summer Real Estate Internship here: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3419824?ref=16-dashboard ents/445113
Check out their paid summer Real Estate Internship here: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/jobs/3419824?ref=16-dashboard

02/10/2020

Network with and learn from a panel of diverse recruiters on Wednesday from 6:00-7:00pm at our Pathways to Education panel! Our panel will include recruiters from the Alder Graduate School of Education (GSE), City Year, Urban Teachers, and Reading Partners.
Learn more about the panelists and RSVP for this event on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/441209

02/08/2020

Apply for a Summer Internship Grant today! We’ve extended our deadline to Wednesday, February 12th at 11:59pm. If you’re pursuing an unpaid internship this summer, you may be eligible for a summer internship grant. These grants have been provided through the generosity of alumnae, family, and friends of the college, and range anywhere from $2,000 to $4,000. Questions? Stop by our drop-in hours (M-F 12-5pm) to chat with our student career consultants or schedule an appointment with one of our full-time career counselors. Learn more about the Internship Grant program and apply at CP&R's website: http://careerservices.scrippscollege.edu/s/783/students/interior.aspx?sid=783&gid=1&pgid=1267

02/02/2020

Applications for our spring break Media, Arts & Entertainment Trek are due tonight at 11:59pm! All majors and class years are encouraged to join us on our visits to organizations such as the Broad Museum, Center Theatre Group, Disney, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) and the Skirball Cultural Center. Learn more about the trek and access the application via our website: http://careerservices.scrippscollege.edu/s/783/students/interior.aspx?sid=783&gid=1&pgid=1875

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All 5C students of all majors are welcome at Pomona College's upcoming Spring Career Fair! 40+ employers are attending the fair, including Accenture, Planned Parenthood, and Westmount Asset Management. Learn more about the attending employers and RSVP for the fair on Handshake:

The Pomona College Spring Career Fair is coming Feb 6th. Here are some tips to help you prepare!
- Check the list on Handshake and research the companies you are interested in. Learn about them and the things affecting them.
- Update and polish your resume. The CDO is happy to help through a scheduled or drop-in appointment.
- Make sure your LinkedIn profile is organized and updated - very similar to your resume.
- Develop and practice your introduction / elevator pitch. Learn to communicate your interests and skills in 30-60 seconds!

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Head to Harvey Mudd’s Linde Activities Center tomorrow from 11:00am-2:00pm for their Spring Job and Internship Fair! Representatives from nearly 40 employers will be in attendance, including Girls Who Code, Liferay, Inc., and Rockerbox. This event is open to all students and alumni across all of the Claremont Colleges.
Learn more about the fair, view the full employer list, and RSVP on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/12361?ref=career-fairs-index

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01/30/2020

Explore the Media, Arts & Entertainment industries in Los Angeles with a cohort of 12 fellow Scripps students! Our spring break trek will take place from March 18-20 and will allow students to develop their professional networking skills with industry professionals, some of whom are Scripps alumnae. Company hosts confirmed to date include Center Theatre Group, Disney and Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE). Students of all majors and class years are encouraged to apply by the February 2nd deadline. Learn more about the trek and access the application via our website: http://careerservices.scrippscollege.edu/s/783/students/interior.aspx?sid=783&gid=1&pgid=1875

01/29/2020

Tomorrow CP&R will be hosting Cecile Richards for an informal conversation about her career from 3:00-4:00 pm! Richards is a two time member of TIME's 100 Most Influential People, served as the president of Planned Parenthood for over a decade, and recently co-founded the political action group Supermajority.
Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP on Handshake. https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/432470
This event was made possible by the Roxanne Wilson Leader-in-Residence program.

01/28/2020

Head to the CP&R Library tomorrow at 4:15pm for our last summer internship grant workshop with CP&R Associate Director and Career Counselor Valinda Lee. The event will cover the summer internship grant application process and how to make your application stand out. Learn more about the Internship Grant program at CP&R's website: http://careerservices.scrippscollege.edu/s/783/students/interior.aspx?sid=783&gid=1&pgid=1267
Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP for this event on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/436338

01/23/2020

Head to room 127 of the Keck Science Center TOMORROW from 12:15-1:15pm to learn more about the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates program from 5C students who have participated in the program. This program offers research opportunities, stipends, and in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. RSVP for this info session and learn more about the REU program on Handshake: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/404765

01/02/2020

Applying for unpaid internships over break? Receive summer funding through the Scripps Summer Internship Grant Program! Through this program, currently enrolled Scripps students are eligible to receive $2,000-$4,000 in funds to pursue unpaid summer internship opportunities. Learn more about eligibility and terms of the award on the CP&R website, preview the application questions, or view the list of previous Internship Grant recipient hosts at this link: https://bit.ly/2PbUIlX.
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, February 12 at 11:59pm; late applications will not be accepted.
Please reach out to [email protected] with any internship grant related questions.

12/10/2019

Gain expert insight into all-things pre-law with Alumna Lisa Gear ’99! Lisa will be available from 12-2pm to answer your questions about the law school application process, to provide one-on-one feedback on your personal statement, and to share her expertise in the field.

Reserve your 20-minute slot for a 1:1 appointment with Lisa by following these steps:
1. Type in the Job: "Pre-Law Office Hours with Alumna Lisa Gear '99: 12/10 12:00pm-2:00pm"
2. Press Quick Apply on the Job Listing
3. Choose a 1:1 Appointment Slot

Please note: If all slots are full, we still encourage you to stop by in the case students don't show up for their allotted times.

This event is open to Scripps students only. Learn more and RSVP for this event on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/407265

12/09/2019

Our Job/Internship Search Workshop is TOMORROW December 10th from 1:00-2:00pm in the CP&R Library! Our CP&R Career Counselors will be teaching you how to make your search successful through tips on how to harness your network and improve your search toolkit.
Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/406992

12/03/2019

Are you potentially pursuing an unpaid internship this summer? Scripps students are eligible for $2000-$4000 of financial support through our Internship Grant Program. CP&R Director Rachael Acello will be hosting information sessions from 12:00-1:00 pm on December 4th and 5th to chat with students about the selection process and how to make their application stand out. More information is available via the CP&R website: http://careerservices.scrippscollege.edu/s/783/students/interior.aspx?sid=783&gid=1&pgid=1267
RSVP for the info sessions on Handshake:
Wednesday 12/4: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/400413
Thursday 12/5: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/400415

12/02/2019

Gain professional development experience as a summer educator at EXPLO, a nonprofit education innovator that brings curiosity, engagement, and humanity to teaching and learning. Join us for a student-led info session TOMORROW, December 3rd from 12:15-1:15pm in the CP&R Library.
Learn more about this employment opportunity and RSVP for the info session on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/406380

11/20/2019

Tomorrow (November 20th) from 12:00-1:00pm in the CP&R Library, Joshua Coco, Executive Director of Outreach for the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, will be chatting with students about U of Miami’s PhD Assistantships, MS, and Master of Professional Science opportunities
Learn more about the Rosenstiel School and RSVP for this event on Handshake. https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/402205

11/18/2019

Our annual Salary Negotiation workshop is taking place on Thursday night in the Hampton Dining Room from 5:30-7:30, and there is still time to register! Equip yourself to eliminate the gender pay gap by attending a hands on salary negotiation workshop led by CP&R Director Rachael Acello and Career Counselor Ashley Valdez. All identities are welcome.
Participants will learn how to articulate their value, develop persuasive negotiation strategies, and benchmark a target salary and benefits through discussion and active strategy practice.
Please bring your laptop to the session.
Materials and dinner are provided, so a firm RSVP is required. Learn more about the event and RSVP on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/382149?ref=events-search

11/14/2019

Learn how to break into tech TOMORROW from 12:15-1:15pm with representatives from the Northeastern University Align program, a master’s program designed for people without a computer science background who are interested in combining their undergraduate degree in the Humanities, Science, or the Arts with CS. The 2.5 year program is offered in Boston, Seattle, and the San Francisco Bay area. This event will take place on November 15th from 12:15-1:15pm in room 119 of the Humanities Building.
Lunch is provided, so make sure to RSVP on Handshake. https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/380919

11/13/2019

Stop by the CP&R Library on Friday from 2:00-3:00pm to learn how to maximize your LinkedIn profile. The event will also include time for a photographer to take headshots for attendees, so come dressed in attire you’d like for the photo!
Space is limited, so make sure to RSVP on Handshake. https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/398969?ref=events-search

11/04/2019

Stop by Seal Court this Tuesday, November 5th from 11am-1pm to network with representatives from a variety of internships, jobs, teaching-related graduate programs, non-profits, and gap year opportunities, including LA Unified School District, FLEX College Prep, and EnCorps STEM Expert Tutors. This event is open to all students and alumni across all of the Claremont Colleges.
Learn more about the fair and RSVP on Handshake: https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/13207?ref=career-fairs-index

10/31/2019

Head to Seal Court TOMORROW to explore job opportunities with Amazon! Company representatives will be stationed in front of the Motley to discuss their internships and full-time Area Manager, Human Resources, Safety Specialist, and Financial Analyst positions positions with students from 11:00am-1:00pm. Following their tabling session, they will be hosting an Amazon Operations info session in the CP&R Library.
Learn more about the positions and RSVP on Handshake.
Amazon Operations Recruiting Tabling https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/391442
Amazon Operations Info Session https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/391447

10/30/2019

Preparing for medical school? See where you stand on the MCAT with a free, full-length online MCAT practice test that will take place in Steele Hall room 229 on Saturday, November 2nd from 8:30am - 4:30pm. After taking the test, you'll receive a personalized score report which will help you accurately develop your study plan prior to the actual exam. Email [email protected] with questions!
Space is limited, so make sure you RSVP through Handshake. https://scripps.joinhandshake.com/events/380180

10/30/2019

📖The final session of Pre-Law Office Hours with Alumna Lisa Gear ’99 is tomorrow, October 31st from 12-2pm!
Reserve your 20-minute slot for a 1:1 appointment with Lisa on 10/31 by following these steps:
1. Sign in to your Handshake profile and type in the Job Code: #3213328
2. Press Quickly Apply on the Job Listing
3. Choose a 1:1 Appointment Slot

Please note: If all slots are full, we still encourage you to stop by in the case students don't show up for their allotted times.

This event is open to Scripps students only. Learn more and RSVP for this event on Handshake: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/370797

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