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Annual Internship & Part-Time Job Fair Gives All Students Opportunity to Succeed

Will Lanthier ‘18 / Champlain College News Hosted annually by Champlain College Career Services, the Internship & Part-Time Job Fair will offer students of each year the opportunity to connect with people seeking job, internship and networking opportunities. On Monday, Oct. 19 from 1:30-5 p.m. approximately 75 employers such as Dealer.com, Green Mountain Concert Service, […]

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Sophomore Symposium Welcomes the Nation’s Employee

By Brendon Johnson ‘16 / Champlain College News

Seddiqui's book on his experience.

Seddiqui’s book on his experience.

Champlain College Life Experience & Action Dimension (LEAD) will host its fifth annual Sophomore Symposium on Sunday, Sept. 29. Sophomore Symposium is the first event in Champlain College’s LEAD Lifelong Career Management Program, which later includes workshops on strategically marketing yourself, social networking, and interview skills. Sophomore Symposium is an annual program that includes a keynote speaker, followed by various workshops designed to allow students to start exploring how others in their field have gone about turning their passion into a career.

LEAD is a four-year program in which students participate in activities to help them become an engaged citizen, learn how to manage a lifelong career, and gain financial literacy skills.

Champlain College has hosted a variety of keynote speakers at past Sophomore Symposiums, from Olympic Gold Medalists to mountaineers, all bringing their world experiences to Champlain sophomores. This year the keynote speaker will be Daniel Seddiqui, author of the book Living the Map: 50 Jobs in 50 States, which reflects on his experience exploring the lifestyles of working Americans by choosing a popular career in each state. Continue reading