Events and Workshops

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With a variety of fairs, workshops and programs each semester, it's easy to connect with the LEEP Center. Through these events, you'll learn, make connections, and practice skills that will help you now in the classroom and beyond after graduation.

Spring 2017 event and workshop information:

Drop-In Hours

Résumé and Cover Letter Review

Have quick questions about your résumé or cover letter? We'll have the answers Monday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. in the Alumni and Student Engagement Center Lobby.

Volunteering & Service

Meet with the Community Engagement office Monday through Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. on the first floor of the Alumni and Student Engagement Center.

Study Abroad

Stop by the first floor of the Alumni and Student Engagement from noon to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday to have your questions regarding the programs offered and the application process.

The Writing Center

Schedule an individualized conference with a consultant who will help you make progress on specific pieces of writing and learn general skills to apply to future writing projects.

*Drop-in hours are subject to change each semester.

Fairs

Career and Internship Fair

Each February, Career Services hosts more than 35 employers interested in hiring Clark Students for entry-level, full-time employment and internships at the Career and Internship Fair. Past attendees include Dell/EMC, Community Harvest Project, FBI, Department of Environmental Protection, Seven Hills Foundation, United States Peace Corps and UNUM. If you're looking for a full-time job or summer internship, this is the event for you.

Community Engagement and Internship Fair

Each fall, Community Engagement and Career Services sponsor this fair to connect students with more than 25 local organizations offering internship, volunteer and service-learning opportunities. Recent attendees include the Greater Worcester Land Trust, Hanover Theatre, African Community Education and Pathways for Change.

Majors Fair

Held in the early fall, students who attend this fair can meet with faculty from each academic department to discuss individual major requirements, and, in many cases, hear about the program from students currently majoring in subject areas.

Study Abroad Fair

This fair is a must-attend for any student considering studying abroad. With more than 50 Clark-affiliated semester and year-long study abroad programs available, this annual fall fair gives you the opportunity to learn more from program representatives and returned students.

Summer 101 Fair

Who doesn't want to think about summer during a Worcester winter? This annual fair held at the end of fall semester provides information on LEEP projects, internships, jobs, summer courses, funding sources, summer study abroad programs and more. Starting to plan early provides the most options for you to explore interests, develop new skills and take part in career building experiences.

Programs

Applying to graduate school

Juniors, have GREs and grad school applications left you feeling confused? Attend this workshop to learn about selecting a program, preparing the application and taking the GRE.

Community Walking Tours

Learn more about the rich history of Main South with a Community Engagement Office walking tour. You'll learn more about the neighborhood you live in and become acquainted with places like Castle Park and Main Street.

Internships 101

Plan to attend one of these sessions if you're interested in pursuing an internship for academic credit Study Abroad 101 If you want to study abroad, you'll need to attend one of these sessions held to familiarize you with the process prior to meeting individually with the Study Abroad staff.

Workshops

Personal Statements 101

Applying to graduate school or another program that requires a personal statement? Learn how to write the best statement or letter intent possible at this workshop.

Creating a competitive proposal

We'll show you how to get a grant or fellowship with a clear, concise and thorough proposal. Those applying for LEEP fellowships or seeking other funding should plan to attend.