Transitions, such as hybrid classes and remote internships, have reshaped the college experience for Gordon students. In response, the Career and Connection Institute (CCI) focused its first virtual and fourth annual Calling and Career Conference on equipping students for these transitional moments.
While many summer internships were canceled due to the pandemic, computer science students completing remote internships are gaining experience that will make them “exponentially more valuable in the workforce.”
Last Thursday evening, it wasn’t dinosaur skeletons and ancient pharaohs filling a wing of the Museum (of Science) with chatter; it was the burgeoning relationships between Gordon students and industry professionals.
As a senior, with the pressure of graduation just a few months away, I’ve been more concerned with choosing the right headshot than improving someone else’s day with my clear work descriptions. But after an hour and a half with Jon Hart of Praxis Labs, my LinkedIn profile was back in draft.
With another academic year swiftly approaching, Veronica Andreades ’20 gathered some tips for charting a successful course from some seasoned pilots of the academic airways.