The Knowlton Note: Workshops & Events

The Knowlton Note: a one-stop shop for career news

At Denison, The Knowlton Center integrates with your classes and faculty to help you understand kind of life do you want to lead, how careers and professions fit into that life, and how to use your time in college to develop the skills, values, habits, experiences and networks to get started. One great tool for this work is the Knowlton Note, a weekly email with tips, events, workshops and more.

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Upcoming Workshops & Events

Virtual Peer Career Coaching Every Week Day (677602)

Virtual Peer Career Coaching Every Week Day

Do you have a quick question and want to talk to the Knowlton Center? Have a resume for us to review? Not sure where to get started and want to see what resources we offer?
Peer Coaches are available every weekday to work with you virtually. Check out the times below.
Once you click register, the link to join the peer coach waiting room will appear.
Spring Semester Schedule:
Monday 10:-12:00 pm, 12:30-4:00 pm
Tuesday 10-1:00 pm, 3:15-5:30 pm
Wednesday 10-11:00 am, 12-4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm
*Please note, if someone is not available during these times join us at the next session.

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The Rockefeller University: Biomedical Research Opportunities (Virtual Session) (710357)

The Rockefeller University: Biomedical Research Opportunities (Virtual Session)

We invite you to join us on Friday, March 5th from 2:30 – 3:30 pm via Zoom to learn about the Rockefeller University and our unique biomedical research opportunities. Rockefeller offers fulltime opportunities for seniors to consider, as well as a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program for sophomores and juniors. All students interested in the life sciences and biomedical research are welcome to attend!
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This session is open to students from the Liberal Arts Career Network, a consortium of 40 top liberal arts colleges.
We will also conduct virtual interviews for our Research Assistant opportunities in the coming weeks. Seniors are invited to apply via Handshake (job #4335691).
Please email Elizabeth Ventura, Talent Acquisition Associate, at with any questions.
We will also conduct virtual interviews for our Research Assistant opportunities in the coming weeks.
Seniors are invited to apply via Handshake (job #4335691). Please see the job description below.
For more information, please view the attached flyer.

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History Career Workshop: Resume & Cover Letter Essentials (697885)

History Career Workshop: Resume & Cover Letter Essentials

This session will focus on how to make the best impression in your foundational career documents (resume and cover letter). We'll cover how to tailor a resume and cover letter to a specific role, best practices for each document, and how to highlight your experience as a History student through your application materials!

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NielsenIQ Alumni Panel & Virtual Recruitment Session (695980)

NielsenIQ Alumni Panel & Virtual Recruitment Session

Join a group of Denison alumni to discuss their roles with NielsenIQ (formerly Nielsen) and learn about full-time and internship opportunities for this coming summer. Register to received the link to the event!
Roles that are currently open to apply to include:
Commercial Full-Time Analyst (Start date July 2021):
Commercial Internship (Summer 2021):
Technical Early Career Program Full-Time Associate - Data Science & Operations (Start date July 2021):
Technical Early Career Program Internship (Summer 2021):
Arthur C. Nielsen, who founded Nielsen in 1923, is the original name in consumer intelligence. After decades of helping companies look to the future, we are setting the foundation for our future by becoming NielsenIQ. We continue to be the undisputed industry leaders as evidenced by our experience and unmatched integrity. As we move forward, we are focused on providing the best retail and consumer data platform, enabling better innovation, faster delivery, and bolder decision-making. We are unwavering in our commitment to these ideals and passionate about helping clients achieve success.

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Monday Musings: Climate Science and the Public (709789)

Monday Musings: Climate Science and the Public

The Lisska Center is hosting a Monday Musings event on Monday, March 8 at 7:30pm via Zoom. Dr. Benjamin Strauss is CEO and Chief Scientist of Climate Central, an non-profit organization of leading scientists and journalists researching and reporting the facts about our changing climate and its impact on the public. Dr. Strauss will discuss how his organization disseminates the latest climate science research to the media and public. This event will be held in a conversational format with plenty of time for Q&A.
If you are interested, you will need register ahead of the event.

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Second Day Fellowship Virtual Information Session (690061)

Second Day Fellowship Virtual Information Session

At Second Day, we are committed to ensuring that we are building a larger, stronger, and more diverse social impact workforce by providing college seniors with professional development opportunities, mentorship, and career planning. We currently offer TWO programs that are fully remote and open to any college senior at a US college or university.
Second Day Impact Fellowship
This program is unlike any other program out there. We provide fellows with a significant amount of training and exposure to the social sector. Here’s how we do it:
All our fellows will receive a paid work experience at a nonprofit or social enterprise.
Our weekly sessions cover professional development training, mentorship, job-search best practices, and industry exploration.
The goal of the program is to provide you insight into what a social impact career can look like, arm you with the tools you need to step into this industry, and equip you with the network and skills to build a long-lasting career tackling our society’s toughest challenges!
Community Scholars Program
This crash-course-meets-community program is a great fit for someone who is looking to access our proprietary curriculum, but may not have 10-20 hours a week to give to an internship.
Learn about both opportunities with the founder of the organization, Phil Dearing!

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LaSalle Network Virtual Information Session (694101)

LaSalle Network Virtual Information Session

Join Ricci Prioletti and Denison alumni from LaSalle Network to learn about the company, ask about the entry level opportunities listed below and glean insights on how LaSalle helps businesses attract top talent.
Entry-Level Account Executive -
Entry-Level Recruiter -
Operations Investment Analyst -
LaSalle Network is a staffing, recruiting and culture firm. Think of us as career matchmakers. We partner with thousands of clients nationwide, from Fortune 500s to high-growth start-ups, to identify talent they need to grow. We work with job seekers to help them find a meaningful career in the areas of accounting, finance, administrative, customer service, marketing, human resources, healthcare, sales, supply chain and technology.
With 15% year over year organic growth, LaSalle has ranked on the Inc. 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in America for the past 12 years. Additionally, we’ve been recognized for our growth and company culture by Crain’s Chicago Business, Inc. Magazine and Fortune Magazine.

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So you want to be a therapist? (712329)

So you want to be a therapist?

The purpose of this panel is to provide an overview of the various educational pathways available for working with clients. Representatives from psychology, counseling, school counseling, and social work will be present.

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 2021 Online French Language Job and Internship Fair (651722)

2021 Online French Language Job and Internship Fair

Career Fair Description:
The French Language Job Fair is a unique opportunity for you to virtually meeting with US or Francophone employers and leverage your French language skills to secure a job or an internship either in the US or abroad.
As highlighted in a recent ACTFL report, French is the third most in-demand foreign language among U.S. employers and is cited by 17% of respondents as being in short supply.
The event is organized by the Embassy of France in the US with the support of Louisiana State University and other major universities in the US and is dedicated to all type of students of French (Minor, Major, elective courses) and to all proficiency levels.
Interviews will be conducted in English and the different positions available are suited to all proficiency skills.
Please make sure to register if are interested in attending!
***The Online French Language Job and Internship Fair is organized on Handshake by the Cultural Services of the Embassy of France in the United States in partnership with Louisiana State University. However students from other universities are welcomed to attend!

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March Series: Martin Jones - Entertainment Career Lab (660438)

March Series: Martin Jones - Entertainment Career Lab

Join Denison alumni Marty Jones '86, P'17 this Sunday March 21st, to learn more about how to launch your career in the entertainment industry. Marty Jones is a a 2x Emmy® Award nominated producer, CEO and Executive Producer of Martin Jones Films, Studio Director for Austin Film Society, and Former CEO for MetroEast Community Media. This is an excellent opportunity to connect with a leader in the entertainment industry and talk about current trends, career paths, and have your own questions answered. Marty has hosted Denison students for internships in previous years.
Can't make it this Sunday? No problem! Marty Jones will be hosting another open session on April 18th.
To attend either of these sessions please make sure to register via Handshake.

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The Resilient Health Professional: Cultivating Wellness in Self and Others (676950)

The Resilient Health Professional: Cultivating Wellness in Self and Others

Attend this session to learn more about wellness as a future healthcare professional! Nina Hourmouzis, M.D., received her Doctor of Medicine degree at Northeast Ohio Medical University. She completed an internal medicine residency at Akron City Hospital and currently works at Licking Memorial Hospital in internal medicine. In addition, gain a simple interactive skill, Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), that enables you to reduce stress.

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Negotiation Skills for Success in Life, featuring Kwame Christian (705320)

Negotiation Skills for Success in Life, featuring Kwame Christian

Negotiation is a skill you can use now, and throughout the rest of your life...
Have you ever had a tough conversation with someone that you wish had ended differently...ended better?
Are you looking for something challenging, engaging, fun and meaningful to do this semester?
Are you ready to learn from a Negotiation Wiz?
In this Negotiations Boot Camp, you will learn and practice very relevant negotiation skills for success in your own life with Kwame Christian, industry thought leader, founder of the American Negotiation Institute, and all-around great guy!
Kwame is also the founder of "Negotiate Anything," the top-ranked negotiation podcast in the world, and now the 6th ranked podcast in the management category alongside respected brands like Harvard Business Review. Negotiate Anything has over 2,000,000 downloads, listeners in over 180 countries, and over 300 5-Star Reviews.
Kwame believes the best things in life are on the other side of difficult conversations. The mission of his company is to empower professionals to negotiate anything and find confidence in conflict. They do this by developing the skills, insights and confidence necessary to lead, manage conflict, and get the best deal possible.
The event will be Saturday, March 27 from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM at Moon Hall
Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Register today!

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Full Length Free Mock MCAT (648067)

Full Length Free Mock MCAT

The MCAT can be one of the most stress-producing factors in the medical school application process. How can you ensure you do well? PRACTICE! This practice exam will be provided for free utilizing the AAMC's new Practice Test 3. That's right, this is an opportunity to take a full-length, scored, MCAT practice test for FREE!
*Limited space available. MUST REGISTER BY FRIDAY MARCH 19TH TO BE ELIGIBLE! Seniors and Juniors have priority. If you are an interested Sophomore, email Sara Stasko at

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Cleveland Cavaliers Virtual Information Session (672075)

Cleveland Cavaliers Virtual Information Session

Join members of the Cleveland Cavaliers Account Management Team to learn about opportunities to begin your career in sports with the Cleveland Cavs and learn about how to stand out as a great candidate with other professional sports teams.
On the court, the NBA Cavaliers work hard to compete at the highest level and provide the best experience to the most loyal fans every night. Off the court, the Cavs continue to build for a sustainable future by investing in their brand, business, fans and community. The organization is proud to be a part of the fabric of the city of Cleveland and the entire Northeast Ohio community and is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of children and families throughout the region.
Our family includes the AHL Cleveland Monsters, the NBA G-League Canton Charge, the NBA2K League Cavs Legion and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

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Washington University in St. Louis: Spotlight on Engineering Master's degree (683942)

Washington University in St. Louis: Spotlight on Engineering Master's degree

Denison is affiliated with the WashU Engineering Dual Degree Program, meaning students are eligible to apply to engineering master's programs under a variety of admissions options. WashU Engineers produce new knowledge that changes the world, and they pride themselves on the fact that their faculty are educating students to explore and create in a world we cannot yet imagine. Attend this session to learn more about this unique options for Denison students!

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Design & Systems Thinking Boot Camp with a Real Client (703358)

Design & Systems Thinking Boot Camp with a Real Client

Take a break from a long week of class and work with a real client over the weekend at Moon Hall. Teamwork and collaboration are key in this Design & Systems Thinking Boot Camp. There will be dynamic instructors, talented guest speakers, lots of engaging activities, and of course FOOD!
Design Thinking allows you to address human-centered problems within any organization. It is critical to understand the needs of user(s), challenge assumptions, and also redefine the problems to identify alternative strategies and solutions. Design Thinking is even more valuable when integrated with Systems Thinking; a broader view of human-centered problems related to an organization’s mission, processes, culture, economic impacts, products, services, etc. - their ecosystem.
See how your major/minor, background and experiences can significantly impact solution outcomes for a financial organization. Work with a real client on a human-centered problem that you probably also experience, daily, and use your Liberal Arts experiences at Denison to play an important role in the success of the outcomes.
You will learn...
- How to engage in Design & Systems Thinking with a real client
- The value of teamwork
- How various student majors/backgrounds positively impact problem solving
- The value that great solutions have on an organization's mission, operations, culture, user experience, internal/external ecosystem
- From the experiential work, how to "tell about a time when you...helped a client solve a specific problem" and be able to provide an example
- Story-telling; how to integrate your own persona into the story behind the solutions
Weekend Schedule:
1 - Friday | April 9 | 6:00 - 7:30 PM - over dinner, you will be introduced to the challenge, meet the client, and hear from an industry expert
2 - Saturday | April 10 | 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM - you will begin scoping the work, understanding the Design Thinking toolbox, gathering insights, and understanding systems thinking interfaces. You will have the entire day to accomplish this work
3 - Sunday | April 11 | 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM you continue the work from Saturday; leading to drafting conclusions, prepping for final presentations, delivering your findings, and reflecting on what was accomplished
NOTE: The maximum capacity for this Boot Camp is 20 students, so it also includes an Application for participation. You will receive a link to the brief Application in your Welcome Message email. Please complete the Application for final consideration.
Thank you for your interest in the Design & Systems Thinking Boot Camp!

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HireOhio Multi-University Alumni Virtual Career Fair  (670163)

HireOhio Multi-University Alumni Virtual Career Fair

Employer Group Info Sessions: June 9, 2021 from 9:00am - 5:00pm (ET)
Private Interview Sessions: June 10, 2021 10:00am to 4:00pm (ET)
HireOhio Multi-University Alumni Career Fair connects alumni and graduating seniors from the area's top universities and colleges with the area's best employers through 1:1 Private Virtual Interviews and Group Info Sessions utilizing Zoom.
Virtual career fair features include:
- Video, audio, and chat communication with candidates
- Group meetings with up to 100 participants
- 1:1 meetings scheduled in advance or after a group session
- Sharing organization values and documentation with candidates before the event
Employers include Fortune 500 companies, Start-Ups,
well-known brands and franchise, non-profits, government agencies and the military.
Group Info Sessions will take place on June 9, 2021.
The Group Info Sessions (optional) are webinars hosted by employers to reach many candidates at once.
Each employer has the option of hosting a 30-minute Group Info Session
to introduce their organizations to all attendees and to respond to questions.
The 1:1 Private Interviews will take place on June 10, 2021 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Employers set up their schedule for the day and select the duration of each interview.
This creates time slots for candidates to select their scheduled interview.
Employers manage their interviews, review each candidate profile and take notes on their dashboard.
This event includes: All Majors - All Degrees - All Levels - Diverse
Industries include in accounting, consulting, education, engineering, finance, healthcare,
government, non-profit, investment banking, marketing, media, sales and technology.

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