Event Calendar

Tomorrow - Tue, Mar 31, 2020

Staff & Faculty Morning Motivator: Gratitude

10:00 am - 10:30 am Zoom Link, Zoom Meeting ID: 923-871-314

The HR Activities Committee invites you to participate in a daily morning motivator. Participants are welcome to share in conversation or choose to listen.

Are you happy to be able to have the ability to see people virtually when we can’t be together in person? Have you found yourself tackling a project that has been on the to-do list for a while now? Today’s conversation prompt: What are you thankful for?

Bring your examples to show off or get your stories ready to tell and join using the zoom link https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/923871314, or meeting ID 923-871-314.

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Virtual: Johns Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Information Session

Johns Hopkins University's Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Summer Programs is hosting a virtual information session on Tuesday, March 31, at 7:00pm (EST). This is an excellent opportunity for participants to connect directly with CTY's academic team to learn more about the organization's Summer Programs, life on a CTY campus, and what specific positions are currently available.

CTY is working to ensure that staff and teaching professionals reflect the world in which we exist. The organization works to ensure that bright students have the chance to participate in challenging educational opportunities they won't experience anywhere else with people such as mentors, teachers, and peers who are also just as gifted.

To register for this session, please visit this link: http://bit.ly/384q4Bd

VIRTUAL: Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series (Four-Week Series)

Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series
This four-week workshop series is open to first-years, sophomores and juniors interested in learning more about consulting. The workshop series is led by Stephanie Hockman, Director of the Business and Finance Program through the Loeb Center and Henry Atkeson ’20, the CIBF Consulting Intern. The workshop series is designed to help students understand the purpose of a consulting firm to their clients, the responsibilities and roles of consultants and explore the types of career opportunities available. Some workshops will include alumni speakers who will provide their practical insights, experience and understanding to the discussion.
Topics:
The four-week course will include the following topics:
1. Overview of consulting: Defining consulting and its role in the economy, an overview of different
types of consulting firms, entry-level roles, and what a career looks like for a consultant.
2. Overview of management/strategic consulting: Discuss the types of problems they solve, go over a client example, and discuss roles played in a management consulting firm.
3. Overview of economic consulting: Discuss the types of problems solved, types of clients, sample client issue, and roles played by people at the firm.
4. Preparation for consulting recruiting: In the final workshop, students will learn more about the
recruiting process for consulting, how to maximize networking and how best to prepare for the case
interview. The workshop will also review techniques on how to get comfortable with mental math,
how to be comfortable with ambiguity, and introduce upcoming preparation workshops by the Loeb
Center and outside vendors.
How do I register for the Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series?
The weekly, one-hour workshops will be held from 8pm – 9pm on Tuesdays from March 24 to April 14 (March 24 & 31, April 7 & 14).
Space is limited and advance sign up is required. If you are interested in learning more about consulting and willing to attend all four sessions, please RSVP on Handshake by March 13, 2020. You will receive a confirmation email. All questions may be directed to Stephanie Hockman (shockman@amherst.edu)

Students Only
Registration Required

Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Staff & Faculty Morning Motivator: My New Co-Worker(s)

10:00 am - 10:30 am Zoom Link, Zoom Meeting ID: 923-871-314

The HR Activities Committee invites you to participate in a daily morning motivator. Participants are welcome to share in conversation or choose to listen.

How many times has your cat walked across your keyboard? Is your dog still excited to have you around all day? Does that plant seem to be flourishing because of your morning conversations? Today’s conversation prompt: Who (or what) are you sharing your space with / who are your new “co-workers”?

Bring your examples to show off or get your stories ready to tell and join using the zoom link https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/923871314, or meeting ID 923-871-314.

Virtual: Wall Street Wednesdays

Please join Stephanie Hockman, Loeb Center Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance for a weekly, informal discussion on any of your favorite Wall Street Journal articles. Log in to: https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/933561165?pwd=OUxSd1BKVXhmOWYzYytlVW5vb...

Students Only
The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Thu, Apr 2, 2020

Staff & Faculty Morning Motivator: Celebrations

10:00 am - 10:30 am Zoom Link, Zoom Meeting ID: 923-871-314

The HR Activities Committee invites you to participate in a daily morning motivator. Participants are welcome to share in conversation or choose to listen.

Have you completed (or started) a goal? Do you have a birthday coming up or that just passed? Did your child make their own breakfast this morning? Today’s conversation prompt: What are you celebrating?

Bring your examples to show off or get your stories ready to tell and join using the zoom link https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/923871314, or meeting ID 923-871-314.

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Fri, Apr 3, 2020

Listening Circle: Ground, Share, Connect 8-9am and 4-5pm Fridays

How are you in these times? What can others wish for you? What do you wish for others? Participants will have equal time to respond to these prompts. Circles open with guided mindfulness and close with a reflection. All Amherst students are welcome. Hosted by Religious and Spiritual Life. For questions contact Harrison Blum: hblum@amherst.edu.

Students Only

Staff & Faculty Morning Motivator: Humor

10:00 am - 10:30 am Zoom Link, Zoom Meeting ID: 923-871-314

The HR Activities Committee invites you to participate in a daily morning motivator. Participants are welcome to share in conversation or choose to listen.

Do YOU know why the chicken crossed the road? Did you see something out of your window that cracked you up? Today’s conversation prompt: What is making you laugh?

Bring your examples to show off or get your stories ready to tell and join using the zoom link https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/923871314, or meeting ID 923-871-314.

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Mon, Apr 6, 2020

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Tue, Apr 7, 2020

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Virtual: Bain & Company: Learn More About the Consulting Industry

Join Jennifer Rybak Kiernan, a manager in our Boston office, to learn more about the consulting industry and Bain & Company's role. Webinar is intended for undergraduates interested in our ACI (Associate Consultant Internships) and AC (Associate Consultant) programs.

You must register at: https://careers.bain.com/recruits/EventDetail?folderId=32374 to receive the Zoom Link.

VIRTUAL: Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series (Four-Week Series)

Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series
This four-week workshop series is open to first-years, sophomores and juniors interested in learning more about consulting. The workshop series is led by Stephanie Hockman, Director of the Business and Finance Program through the Loeb Center and Henry Atkeson ’20, the CIBF Consulting Intern. The workshop series is designed to help students understand the purpose of a consulting firm to their clients, the responsibilities and roles of consultants and explore the types of career opportunities available. Some workshops will include alumni speakers who will provide their practical insights, experience and understanding to the discussion.
Topics:
The four-week course will include the following topics:
1. Overview of consulting: Defining consulting and its role in the economy, an overview of different
types of consulting firms, entry-level roles, and what a career looks like for a consultant.
2. Overview of management/strategic consulting: Discuss the types of problems they solve, go over a client example, and discuss roles played in a management consulting firm.
3. Overview of economic consulting: Discuss the types of problems solved, types of clients, sample client issue, and roles played by people at the firm.
4. Preparation for consulting recruiting: In the final workshop, students will learn more about the
recruiting process for consulting, how to maximize networking and how best to prepare for the case
interview. The workshop will also review techniques on how to get comfortable with mental math,
how to be comfortable with ambiguity, and introduce upcoming preparation workshops by the Loeb
Center and outside vendors.
How do I register for the Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series?
The weekly, one-hour workshops will be held from 8pm – 9pm on Tuesdays from March 24 to April 14 (March 24 & 31, April 7 & 14).
Space is limited and advance sign up is required. If you are interested in learning more about consulting and willing to attend all four sessions, please RSVP on Handshake by March 13, 2020. You will receive a confirmation email. All questions may be directed to Stephanie Hockman (shockman@amherst.edu)

Students Only
Registration Required

Wed, Apr 8, 2020

Virtual: Wall Street Wednesdays

Please join Stephanie Hockman, Loeb Center Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance for a weekly, informal discussion on any of your favorite Wall Street Journal articles. Log in to: https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/933561165?pwd=OUxSd1BKVXhmOWYzYytlVW5vb...

Students Only
The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Thu, Apr 9, 2020

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Fri, Apr 10, 2020

Listening Circle: Ground, Share, Connect 8-9am and 4-5pm Fridays

How are you in these times? What can others wish for you? What do you wish for others? Participants will have equal time to respond to these prompts. Circles open with guided mindfulness and close with a reflection. All Amherst students are welcome. Hosted by Religious and Spiritual Life. For questions contact Harrison Blum: hblum@amherst.edu.

Students Only
The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Mon, Apr 13, 2020

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

Tue, Apr 14, 2020

The Daily Well

The Daily Well

The Daily Well provides an opportunity to gather each day at noon for a live zoom to engage in a different 15-minute wellness activity focused on reducing stress and improving wellbeing. You may join any day or every day at https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/969215732. Open to students, staff and faculty. You are welcome to engage in conversation or chat or simply listen in.

VIRTUAL: Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series (Four-Week Series)

Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series
This four-week workshop series is open to first-years, sophomores and juniors interested in learning more about consulting. The workshop series is led by Stephanie Hockman, Director of the Business and Finance Program through the Loeb Center and Henry Atkeson ’20, the CIBF Consulting Intern. The workshop series is designed to help students understand the purpose of a consulting firm to their clients, the responsibilities and roles of consultants and explore the types of career opportunities available. Some workshops will include alumni speakers who will provide their practical insights, experience and understanding to the discussion.
Topics:
The four-week course will include the following topics:
1. Overview of consulting: Defining consulting and its role in the economy, an overview of different
types of consulting firms, entry-level roles, and what a career looks like for a consultant.
2. Overview of management/strategic consulting: Discuss the types of problems they solve, go over a client example, and discuss roles played in a management consulting firm.
3. Overview of economic consulting: Discuss the types of problems solved, types of clients, sample client issue, and roles played by people at the firm.
4. Preparation for consulting recruiting: In the final workshop, students will learn more about the
recruiting process for consulting, how to maximize networking and how best to prepare for the case
interview. The workshop will also review techniques on how to get comfortable with mental math,
how to be comfortable with ambiguity, and introduce upcoming preparation workshops by the Loeb
Center and outside vendors.
How do I register for the Introduction to Consulting Workshop Series?
The weekly, one-hour workshops will be held from 8pm – 9pm on Tuesdays from March 24 to April 14 (March 24 & 31, April 7 & 14).
Space is limited and advance sign up is required. If you are interested in learning more about consulting and willing to attend all four sessions, please RSVP on Handshake by March 13, 2020. You will receive a confirmation email. All questions may be directed to Stephanie Hockman (shockman@amherst.edu)

Students Only
Registration Required

Wed, Apr 15, 2020

Virtual: Wall Street Wednesdays

Please join Stephanie Hockman, Loeb Center Program Director for Careers in Business and Finance for a weekly, informal discussion on any of your favorite Wall Street Journal articles. Log in to: https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/933561165?pwd=OUxSd1BKVXhmOWYzYytlVW5vb...

Students Only