Career Services News

Employment Attorney Sheds Light on Legal Matters

March 10, 2015

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The Office of Career Services was pleased to host Craig Byrnes ’88 as a presenter for the Beyond the Bubble: Life After HMC seminar series. An employment litigator and former engineer for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Byrnes spoke to an engaged audience of 35, including faculty and staff, about various topics, including at-will vs. term […]

Top Recruiters Help Students Prepare for Career Fair

February 20, 2015


As part of the Beyond the Bubble: Life After HMC seminar series, the Office of Career Services offered two helpful seminars to prepare students for the spring career fair. “Perfecting Your Pitch” and “Help From Yelp: Career Fair Tips” featured company recruiters and alumni giving tips on how best to present oneself and stand out […]

2015 Spring Career and Internship Fair  

February 20, 2015


The Harvey Mudd College Office of Career Services (OCS) hosted its second career and internship fair of the academic year Friday, Feb. 13. The fair featured the largest number of employers in OCS history for a spring event (80). It was also the first fair that all employers who committed showed up! Over 600 Claremont […]

Learning How to Keep Your Hard-Earned Money

November 13, 2014

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Cynthia Beckwith, Harvey Mudd College’s assistant vice president for human resources, presented a workshop this week to students, faculty and staff focusing on how to avoid potential financial pitfalls, strategies to save for a rainy day and, in particular, how to read your paycheck. Beckwith stressed the importance of paying attention to detail: “It is […]

Inaugural Info Sessions Help Students Discover Summer Research Opportunities

October 31, 2014

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Harvey Mudd College’s Summer Undergraduate Research Program engages students and faculty members in projects across all academic departments. On Oct. 27 and 28, 2014, approximately 140 students attended the Beyond the Bubble: Life After Harvey Mudd information sessions titled “So You Want to Do Summer Research?” These sessions were organized through a collaborative effort between the […]

2014 Fall Career and Internship Fair

October 27, 2014

Harvey Mudd College’s 2014 Fall Career and Internship Fair was an overwhelming success. The Office of Career Services offered a Pre-Fair Mixer in the SkyCube the evening before the event, allowing students and employers the opportunity to chat informally before the fair. We received positive feedback about the mixer and plan to offer a similar […]

Beyond the Bubble: Life After HMC

August 25, 2014

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The OCS is excited to launch a new program, Beyond the Bubble: Life After HMC, to prepare students for post-graduation success. This program will consist of various seminars that will be offered throughout the academic year and will include topics of interest to all class levels. The five tracks include: Bubbling Over: Landing Your Dream […]

New Technology Debuts at Spring Career Fair

March 4, 2014

A new technology from RECSOLU allowed the Office of Career Services to securely transmit a candidate’s profile information and resume from a name badge to a recruiter’s mobile device. Recpass, which uses the latest QR code technology, was well received at the spring Career Fair. RECSOLU provided free iPads to employers who signed up before […]

Social Business Etiquette Dinner

February 10, 2014

On Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, the annual Social Business Etiquette Dinner was held in the Green Room of Platt Center. Of the 83 in attendance, 67 were graduating seniors from the class of 2014. Serving as table hosts for the evening were Cynthia Robertson ‘80/P16, David Sonner ’80, Anne Sonner P17, Paul Schulte ’81, Lita […]

On the Road: MOTRing with Mudd

February 3, 2014

Sixteen students spent part of their winter break with MUDD on the Road (MOTR). Office of Career Services Director Judy Fisher and Aneesha Akram, assistant director, traveled with them Jan. 15 and 16 to seven Northern California companies: Bloomenergy, Facebook, Quantcast (an OCS corporate partner), Yelp, Space Systems/Loral, VMWare and Tesla. Students seeking to meet […]

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