January 12, 2021
Welcome to 2021! The Marxe Career Services office is open and we are continuing to offer all of services virtually. Get a jump on the semester by scheduling an appointment with us before classes start.
Applications Due Today! Inter-Policy School Summit | March 5-6, 2021 | Apply By: January 12th, 2021, 11:59 PM

The Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, in collaboration with Pyxera Global, will host the 5th Annual Inter-Policy School Summit on March 5th through March 6th, 2021. The theme for IPSS 2021 is 'Transforming Inclusive Circular Economies.'  This year's Summit will be entirely virtual. Participants will have multiple opportunities for mentorship with experts, connect with leaders in the field, and build substantive networks with their future peers.

The 2021 Inter-Policy School Summit's objective is for students to draft a policy memo outlining the local synergies cities possess concerning circular economy, various relevant background information, and proposed policy solutions. These case studies, taken together, will help Pyxera Global formulate plans to integrate an inclusive circular economy into urban communities facing unique challenges. Apply
New! Three NextGen Webinars For Higher Education Students | ACPA | Dates in January/February 2021

The 2021 NextGen Institute curriculum will be delivered via three live 90-min webinar sessions with student affairs educators, including faculty and administrative leaders, with the following foci:

Intro to Student Affairs as a Field: What Does it Look Like Across Campuses?
Wednesday, 27 January at 7pm ET - 8:30pm ET

Alternative Pathways into Student Affairs: Thinking within and Beyond an Student Affairs Degree
Wednesday, 10 February at 7pm ET - 8:30pm ET

Different Journeys after the Student Affairs Degree: Attrition and Transferable Skills 
Wednesday, 24 February at 7pm ET - 8:30pm ET

Tomorrow! Rockefeller Foundation Info Session | Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Rockefeller Foundation's mission is to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world. The Foundation advances science, data, policy, and innovation to solve global challenges related to health, food, power, and economic mobility. Join us for an information session with a representative of the Rockefeller Foundation who will talk about their Summer 2021 internship program. Register

Program Details:
  • Compensation but no allowance for housing or benefits.
  • Summer Program is a 10-12 week, full-time experience (hours are 9-5, Monday – Friday).
  • Lunch and Learn’ series designed for program to enhance learning.
  • Activities scheduled to further learning and build relationships among intern cohort.
New! Being Yourself in Your Career | GCMC with Tanuja Ramchal | Wednesday, January 15, 2021, 12:30 PM

It’s so common to doubt ourselves when it comes to career. Am I choosing the right field? What if I don’t succeed? How do I avoid rejection? What if I get stuck in a job I hate? If these questions are familiar to you and make you second guess yourself, you’re not alone. Rather than lose hope, there’s a more empowering approach to your career, where you feel in control, show up as yourself, and take confident steps to attract roles that are right for you. If you’re ready to embrace a human approach in 2021 where you're free to be yourself, this class led by career coach Tanuja Ramchal is for you. Register
Civil Service 101 Information Session with NYC Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) | Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 1:00 PM

Want to work for a NYC government agency? The City of New York has more than 80 agencies with 300,000 employees and hires for almost every type of occupation. Presenter: John Boughner, Deputy Director at Office of Citywide Recruitment, DCAS.

Most NYC government jobs are part of the competitive class, which requires permanent appointment through taking and passing a competitive civil service exam. Learn everything you need to know about applying for New York City government jobs and becoming a civil servant with representatives from the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). Register
New! Careers in International Affairs with APSIA | Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join Carmen Iezzi Mezzera, Executive Director of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA), for a look at the range of careers in international affairs, as well as the skills and experiences you need for a range of fields.

Carmen Mezzera has been executive director of APSIA since January 2014. Previously, she served as Director of Programs and Operations at the Bretton Woods Committee; Executive Director of the Fair Trade Federation; and the Assistant Director for Education and Outreach at the Atlantic Council of the United States. Register
Today! Urban Design and Neighborhood Development Panel featuring Marxe Instructor, Gregg Bishop | Tuesday, January 12 , 2021 at 6:00 PM | Register
Today! Corporate Social Responsibility Spotlight | Be Social Change | Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 6:00 PM | Register
New! Building Your Professional Network in 2021 | Be Social Good | Monday, January 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM | Register
Virtual EACE Road Trips to the Real World

Road Trips to the Real World is an exclusive opportunity for college students to learn firsthand about a career field. Register

  • FBI Philadelphia
  • Wed. Jan. 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET | Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Thur. Jan. 21, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET | Location: Newark, NJ
  • Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Thur. Jan 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET | Location: Washington D.C.
  • Times Square Alliance
  • Fri. Jan. 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET | Location: New York, NY
  • Success Academy Charter Schools
  • Tues. Jan. 26, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET | Location: New York, NY
Bridgespan (Nonprofit Management Consulting) Informational Webinar | February 17, 2021, 3:00 PM | Register
New! The Wall Street Journal: Jobs Summit | Thursday, March 4, 2021 | Register