Where Will You Be Over Winter Break 2015

Nov. 03, 2014

Every January Brandeis students heat things up by making connections with alumni and employers, securing interviews and exploring fields of interest through 20+ events in 5 regions.

Here are highlights of what Hiatt has in store for Winter Break 2015: 

  • 13 Employer Site Visits through the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE)
  • 4 Career & Internship Connection (CIC) Fairs
    • Password Token: "cic2015"
  • 2 Networking Events with Alumni
  • 1 Wisdom Wanted Program
  • 1 Professional Networking Group on LinkedIn

Download the 2015 poster here.

Browse events by city
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Boston | LA | NYC | PhiladelphiaWashington, D.C.  | Virtual

Boston, MA & New England

Boston Fair | Site Visits with EACE

Boston Fair (Career & Internship Connection) 
Fri., Jan. 9, 2015
Boston Common Hotel & Conference Center, 40 Trinity Place, Boston, MA 02116
Open networking  | 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
On-site interviews | 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

View who is hiring in Boston. Learn how to register for the Boston fair here (enter password token: "cic2015"). This fair has onsite interviews for about half the participating employers and the deadline to pre-apply for same-day interviews is Monday, December 1, 2014.

Employer Site Visits with EACE: New England | Jan. 6-16, 2015
Attend 13 individual site visits to employers throughout the northeast region, including City Year, Boston Ballet, Barton Associates, New England Aquarium and many more. You may register for up to 3 site visits and a fee of $10 per site visit is required. Learn more about "How to Make the Most of Your Trip."

Registration Deadline: Fri., Dec. 12, 2014

City Year - Boston, MA
Jan. 6, TBD

BerryDunn - Portland, ME
Jan. 7, 12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

Barton Associates - Peabody, MA
Jan. 8, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

New England Aquarium - Boston, MA
Jan. 12, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

STANLEY Healthcare - Waltham, MA
Jan. 14, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Boston Children's Hospital - Boston, MA
Jan. 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Boston Ballet - Boston, MA
Jan. 15, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Fair (Career & Internship Connection)
Thurs., Jan. 8, 2015
Davidson Continuing Education Conference Center @ USC, 3415 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Open networking | 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
On-site interviews | 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

View who is hiring in L.A. Learn how to register for the LA fair here (enter password token: "cic2015"). This fair has onsite interviews for about half the participating employers and the deadline to pre-apply for same-day interviews is Monday, December 1, 2014.

New York, NY

New York Fair | Networking Event | Brandeis Visit to Credit Suisse | Site Visits with EACE

New York Fair (Career & Internship Connection)
Tues., Jan. 6, 2015
New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019
Open networking | 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
On-site interviews | 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  

View who is hiring for your fields of interest and major in NYC. Learn how to register for the NYC fair here (enter password token: "cic2015"). This fair has onsite interviews for about half the participating employers and the deadline to pre-apply for same-day interviews is Monday, December 1, 2014.

Brandeis Site Visit to Credit Suisse
Mon., Jan. 5, 2015, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
11 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
RSVP via B.hired > Events > Workshops

Join Jessica Bergman '91, Director of Fixed Income Sales at Credit Suisse, for a tour of the sales and trading floor. Following the tour, join Brandeis alumni for a panel and Q&A to learn more about the various divisions at Credit Suisse and how to position yourself as a strong candidate for internship opportunities next year. As the recruiting timeline has now passed, this visit is especially geared towards first years and sophomores who are preparing for the future. The panel includes:

  • Michael Proskin '97, MA'98, Managing Director, Investment Banking
  • Jessica Bergman '91, Director, Fixed Income Sales
  • David Dreszer '06, Associate, Private Equity
  • Yuval Brokman '08, MA'09, Relationship Associate, Private Banking

Space is limited. You must be able to arrange your own transportation to the Credit Suisse offices at 11 Madison Avenue, New York, NY. There will be a wait list if there are any last minute cancellations. RSVP: B.hired > Events > Workshops

Employer Site Visits with EACE: New York and New Jersey | January 8-14, 2015
Attend 13 individual site visits to employers throughout the northeast region, including Travelers, Campbell Soup Company and many more. You may register for up to 3 site visits and a fee of $10 per site visit is required. Learn more about "How to Make the Most of Your Trip."

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 12, 2014

Travelers - Morristown, NJ
Jan. 8, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Campbell Soup Company - Camden, NJ
Jan. 14, 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Brandeis Networking Night in NYC
Mon., Jan. 5, 2015
Lowenstein Sandler LLP, 1251 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
RSVP in B.hired > Events > Workshops

Do you want to live or work in NYC this summer or after graduation? Do you want to connect with Brandeis alumni in your field(s) of interest? Come meet Brandeis alumni in a variety of industries at this annual networking night. Light refreshments will be provided.

The event is generously hosted by Gary Wingens '85, chairman and managing partner at Lowenstein Sandler LLP. Professional dress is strongly encouraged. Please bring an ID to show security when you arrive. Co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center and the Brandeis Alumni Club of New York City.

Philadelphia

Employer Site Visits with EACE: Philadelphia and Across Pennsylvania  | January 8-16, 2015
Attend 13 individual site visits to employers throughout the northeast region, including IKEA, United States Liability Insurance and many more. You may register for up to 3 site visits and a fee of $10 per site visit is required. Learn more about "How to Make the Most of Your Trip."

Registration Deadline: Friday, December 12, 2014

IKEA Conshohocken - Conshohocken, PA
Jan. 8, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

USLI - Wayne, PA
Jan. 8, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Independence Blue Cross - Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 14, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

URBN - Philadelphia, PA
Jan. 16, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Fair | Networking Event

Washington, D.C. Career Fair (Career & Internship Connection)
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015
FHI Development 360 LLC Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20009
Open networking | 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
On-site interviews | 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

View who is hiring in D.C. Learn how to register for the DC fair here (enter password token: "cic2015"). This fair has onsite interviews for about half the participating employers and the deadline to pre-apply for same-day interviews is Monday, December 1, 2014.

Brandeis Networking Night in D.C.
Wed., Jan. 7, 2015
Location TBD
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Lessons From a Speechwriter + Q&A
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Open Networking
RSVP in B.hired > Events > Workshops

Do you want to live or work in D.C. this summer or after graduation? Do you want to connect with Brandeis alumni in your field(s) of interest? Come meet Brandeis alumni in a variety of industries at this annual networking night. The event will begin with a keynote by Stephen Rabin ’00, Director of Speechwriting at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and former Chief Speechwriter for Governor Martin O'Malley. Rabin will share the lessons he's learned as a Washington speechwriter and how you can apply them to your own professional interactions - whether you're speaking before Congress or interviewing for a job. He'll also talk about his own career path since Brandeis and offer advice for those looking to break into the D.C. job market.

Following the presentation, attendees will network with one another. Professional dress is strongly encouraged. Light refreshments will be provided.

Co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center and the Brandeis Alumni Club of Washington, D.C.

Virtual Opportunities

Wisdom Wanted | Submit an ad by Mon., Dec. 15, 2014
Wisdom Wanted ads are specific requests for alumni career advice that Hiatt sends to our alumni e-mail list monthly. Students can write ads seeking advice on a variety of topics, from grad school applications to job opportunities in a specific field. When alumni want to respond to your ad, they will contact you directly via email. To submit an ad, you must have a LinkedIn profile, complete Hiatt's networking requirements and fill out this online form. Submit your ad by Mon., Dec. 15th to be included in this winter's e-newsletter to alumni volunteers.

Brandeis University Career Connections on LinkedIn
The Hiatt Career Center moderates a professional networking group on LinkedIn for Brandeis students and alumni called Brandeis University Career Connections. By joining this group, you gain access to an extended community of Brandeis alumni who want to support you in achieving your career goals by offering advice, meeting with you for informational interviews, and answering the discussion questions you post.

To join our group, you must have a LinkedIn profile, complete Hiatt’s networking requirements and request to join the group.