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Events Calendar

LILAC's mission is to prepare liberal arts students to be effective, self-aware leaders in their chosen life pursuits. Students can explore opportunities through classes, personal and professional workshops and trainings, internships and externships, alumnae engagement, and civic engagement. The links below provide more information about upcoming events. Programs will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. Additional events may also be added during the semester.

Exploration with Alumnae/i & Guests
Exploration Through Internships & Externships
Career Exploration
Community Connections
Intensives
Professional Skill Development Workshops
Personal Development Workshops

Exploration with Alumnae/i & Guests


Explore pathways and learn from alumnae/i & guests about how they are finding their way. Click the registration link for more details about each visiting guest.

Date Time Event Location Registration Information

1/26 (M)

6:30pm –  7:30pm

Backstage Pass to Finance with Vanguard: Chelsea Wilson ‘12 Economics, Zoe Odenwalder ‘12 Economics, Sasha Bereznak '11 Mathematics

Haffner DVR

Register

1/27 (T)

8:00pm – 9:15pm

International Skype Series:  Sara Moreno ‘95 Economics & Romance Languages, Managing Director, Jennison Associates in Boston

Dalton 300

Register

1/30 (F)

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Pen Y Groes Series:  Lunch with Kim Cassidy & Andrea Bridgeman ‘77, Classical Studies & Archaeology, Associate General Counsel at Freddie Mac

Pen Y Groes

Register

1/30 (F)

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Office hours with documentary filmmaker Debbie Lum, M.F.A in Cinema from San Francisco State University and a B.A. in Religious Studies from Brown University

Campus Center 200

Sign up in Lantern Link!

2/5 (Th)

7:00pm – 8:15pm

Voice in Action: Public Speaking Panel with Trustees & Alumnae

Carpenter B21

Register

2/7 (S) 4:00pm – 5:30pm One on One Conversations with Alumnae Association Executive Board Members from various career areas and majors. Campus Center Sign up in Lantern Link!

2/11 (W)

Multiple times

Alumna in Residence:  Clara Martone-Boyce, '98 Political Science, Assistant General Counsel at Latham & Watkins

Multiple Locations

Register

2/11 (W)

6:30pm –  8:00pm

Explore Law:  Careers in Law Bi-College Alumni Panel

Dorothy Vernon Room

Register

2/24 (T)

7:30pm – 9:30pm

International Skype Series:  T Hoang-Le, ‘13 Mathematics & Creative Writing, Data Analyst, MaassMedia LLC in Philadelphia

Dalton 300

Register

2/27 (F)

Multiple times

Backstage Pass to Nonprofits: Social Entrepreneurship, Social Justice & International Development Career Fair Panels

TBD

Register

3/2 (M)

Multiple times

Alumna in Residence:  Milo Razza ‘94, Semiotics & Critical Thinking, Courage & Leadership Coach

Multiple Locations

Register

3/4 (W)

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Pen Y Groes Series:  Lunch with Kim Cassidy & Catherine Allegra, 91’ History, Global Head of Markit on Demand, Markit Financial Information Services

Pen Y Groes

Register

3/04 (W)

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Financing a Legal Education, Leah Young, Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at Penn State Dickinson School of Law

Thomas 110

Register

3/20 (F)

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Cheryl Boones Isaac, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Wyndham

Register

3/26 (R)

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Pathways in Public Health: Keynote Cynthia Eyakuze, ‘94 French, Director, Women's Rights Program at Open Society Foundations

Thomas Great Hall

Register

3/27 (F)

Multiple times

Alumna in Residence:  Karin Timpone, '87, Political Science & Spanish, Global Marketing Officer for Marriott International

Multiple Locations

Register

4/7 (T)

TBD

International Skype Series:  Audrey Yu, ‘87 Anthropology, Chief Credit Officer, International Finance Corporation (China)

Dalton 300

Register

4/9 (R) & 4/10 (F)

TBD

Alumna in Residence:  Genevieve Bell, ’91, Anthropology, Corporate Sensing & Insights, Corporate Strategy Group, Intel Corporation

TBD

Registration coming soon!

4/15 (W)

12:00pm – 1:15pm

Pen Y Groes Series:  Lunch with Kim Cassidy & Graziella Pruiti, Law Offices of Graziella Pruiti, P.C.

Pen Y Groes

Register

4/24 (F)

Multiple times

Alumna in Residence:  Kanni Wignaraja, '88, Economics, Director, United Nations Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO)

Multiple Locations

Register

 

Exploration Through Internships & Externships


LILAC offers externships (Two-day to two-week job shadowing experiences) and internships. Funding for unpaid summer internships is available.
Click the regisitration link for more details about each event.

Date Time Event Location Registration Information

1/28 (W)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Find and Fund your Internship: Advanced Juniors Workshop

TBD

Register

1/29 (R)

– – – –

Spring Break Bi-College Extern Program:  From two days to two weeks, externs observe, explore, and talk with alumnae/i sponsors and their colleagues about their jobs. Applications due 1/29!

– – – –

Register

2/3 (T)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Find and Fund your Summer Internship: Sophomore Workshop

TBD

Register

2/9 (M)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Summer Internship Search Workshop for First-Years

TBD

Register

2/25 (W)

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Information Session:  Praxis Independent Study

Campus Center 200

Register

3/17 (T)

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Information Session:  Praxis Independent Study

Campus Center 200

Register

4/6 (M)

6:30pm – 8:00pm

Information Session:  Praxis Independent Study

Campus Center 200

Register

5/4 (M)

11:00am – 1:00pm

Praxis Independent Study Poster Session

Campus Center

No registration required.

Career Fairs

Explore graduate school, professional school, and employment opportunities.Click the registration link for more details about each event.

1/30 (F)

9:00am – 5:00pm

Tri-College Philadelphia Career Connection (Career Fair & Interview Day)

Haverford College

No registration required.

2/27 (F)

11:00am – 2:00pm


Not-for-Profit and Public Service Career Fair

Thomas Great Hall

No registration required.

 

Community Connections


LILAC is invested in creating engaged citizens. Find out how you can connect with the community through these civic engagement opportunities. Click the registration link for more details about each event.

Date Time Event Location Registration Information

Monthly, Dates TBD

½ Day, Times TBD

Saturdays of Service

– – – –

Click here for more information.

1/19 (M)

– – – –

MLK Day of Service

– – – –

Click here for more information.

2/03 (T)

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Summer of Service Information Session

Campus Center 200

Register

2/13 (F)

3:00pm – 5:00 pm

Civic Engagement Winter Warm Up

Dolwen, Cambrian Row

No registration required.

 

Intensives


LILAC intensives are programs that take a deeper look at a subject area through expert speakers and alumane/i. Looking for something to do over breaks? Check out these opportunities. Click the registration link for more details about each event.

Date Time Event Location Registration Information

3/9– 3/13

(M– F)

8:30am – 6:00pm Daily

Finance Intensive led by Meredith Meyers (Spring break)

Dalton 300

Register

3/9– 3/13

(M– F)

8:30am – 6:00pm Daily

Effective Grantsmanship led by Margie Dubrow (Spring break)

Gateway

Registration coming soon!

 

Professional Skill Development Workshops


Learn important skills that will help translate your experiences into opportunities through these career and professional development workshops. Click the registration link for more details about each visiting guest.

Date Time Event Location Registration Information

1/23 (F)

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Career Fair Tips: Making the Most of Philadelphia Career Connection

TBD

Register

1/23

3:00pm – 4:00pm

I’m Interviewing for Philadelphia Career Connection – What’s Next? (for Interview Candidates Only)

TBD

Register

1/27 (T)

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Resume Essentials

Campus Center 200

 Register

2/6 (F)

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Hire Me!  Telling Your Story in a Professional Way:  Sophomore Workshop

101 Aelwyd

Register

 

Feb TBD

TBD

Oh the Possibilities! Job & Internship Databases

TBD

Register

2/25 (W)

12:00pm – 12:30pm

Making the Most of the Career Fair

TBD

Register

2/26 (Th)

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Making the Most of the Career Fair

TBD

Register

2/27 (F)

3:00pm – 5:00pm

Backstage Pass: Job and Interview Skills with BNY Mellon (Kristen Steiner Russian ‘85)

TBD

Register

March TBD

TBD

Oh the Possibilities! Job & Internship Databases

TBD

Register

3/23 (M)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

SENIOR ADVANTAGE: Job Search Strategy

Campus Center 200

Register

3/24 (T)

7:00pm – 8:00pm

SENIOR ADVANTAGE: Hire Me Interactive Hiring Committee Exercise

Campus Center 200

Register

3/26 (Th)

4:00pm – 5:00pm

SENIOR ADVANTAGE: Improve your Interview

Campus Center 200

Register

3/27 (F)

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Preparing your Law School Applications

Dalton 212E

Register

April TBD

TBD

Oh the Possibilities! Job & Internship Databases

TBD

Register

4/14 (T)

7:00pm – 8:30pm

What’s My Personality Style? Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)

TBD

Register

 

Personal Development Workshops


Learn about yourself, increase your self-awareness, and understand how you connect with others through these workshops. Click the registration link for more details about each visiting guest.

Date Time Event Location Registration Information

1/29 (Th)

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Effective Meeting Planning 101

TBD

Register

2/11 (W)

All day

Be Heard:  Private session with a vocal coach

Goodhart

Registration opens Monday, 1/26.

2/11 (W)

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Be Heard:  Group workshop with vocal coaches

TBD

Registration opens Monday, 1/26.

2/12 (Th)

7:00pm–8:00pm

Effective Grantsmanship Information Session

Dalton 119

No registration required.

2/12 (Th)

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Creating Connections:  Sophomore Workshop

Gateway Conf.  Room

Register

2/13 (F)

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Success:  What and How? Springboard Kickoff

Campus Center 200

Register

2/13 (F)

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Facilitation 101

TBD

Register

2/25 (W)

7:00pm – 9:00pm

Public Speaking:  Principles and Practice

TBD

Register

3/20 (F)

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Improv:  Working with the Unexpected

Aelwyd (Cambrian Row)

Register

4/10 (F)

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Negotiations: Self-Advocacy at Work and Beyond

Thomas 224

Register

4/17 (F)

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Asking Effective Questions

Dalton 300

Register