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Friday, February 26, 2021

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Workday Open Lab/AskIT

Workday Open Labs are still happening! Join a session if you have a question about Workday. View the training website (login required) for the full schedule and Zoom info.

Student Hiring in Workday

Sessions are designed for supervisors and will review the process for creating a student job requisition and hiring student employees.

Workday Open Lab/AskIT

Workday Open Labs are still happening! Join a session if you have a question about Workday. View the training website (login required) for the full schedule and Zoom info.

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Internship Application Clinic — Hosted by the Loeb Center's Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program

How does a compelling internship application come together? Learn how to put your best foot forward with your application materials by targeting your resume, aligning your cover letter and resume, and conducting adequate employer research to embed into your materials in this group advising and working session.

To attend, please register via Handshake by 12:00PM EST the Wednesday prior (48 hours in advance). If you wish to RSVP after the Wednesday deadline, email internships@amherst.edu to confirm available space.

Hosted by the Charles Hamilton Houston Internship Program team. To learn more about the Program, visit: https://www.amherst.edu/mm/575805

Carleton College--Buddhist Studies in India Information Session

Students Only
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Money Matters — Senior Job Search Bootcamp Week

If you are a senior looking for a boost of support in your job search, the Loeb Center team is here for you!

In this special week of workshops designed just for Seniors, Loeb advisors will break down the core components of any job search and give you the tools you need to tackle the process. All sessions are designed to apply to ANY field of career interest.

This workshop focuses on how to put your best foot forward in the job search process and beyond. As you enter into life post-graduation, it is important to understand your value proposition and how to communicate it to your employers and how to live within your means to create long term success. In this workshop you will learn how to research salary ranges, how to negotiate salary and benefits, and how to budget effectively.

Learn more about and register for other sessions in the Loeb Center’s week-long Senior Job Search Bootcamp series on Handshake:

-- 2/22: Job Search Foundations: The Resume https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/events/669995/share_preview
-- 2/22: Job Search Foundations: Cover Letters and Personal Statements https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/events/670006/share_preview
-- 2/23: Dynamic Job Search Strategies https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/events/670018/share_preview
-- 2/24: Your Impressive Self: Strategies for Effective Interviewing https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/events/670038/share_preview
-- 2/25: Demystifying Networking: How Relationships Are Key to Any Job Search https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/events/670049/share_preview
-- 2/26: Money Matters https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/events/670062/share_preview

Five College Dance Annual Lecture: "Under Wired: Intersectional Disability Aesthetics On and Off Stage," Delivered by Alice Sheppard

Five College Dance is thrilled to welcome dancer and choreographer Alice Sheppard for our 2020-2021 Five College Dance Lecture. Sheppard will deliver a public talk via Zoom entitled "Under Wired: Intersectional Disability Aesthetics On and Off Stage." With Kinetic Light's Wired at the center of this talk, Alice Sheppard invites you into a world where intersectional disability aesthetics and culture take the stage.
Leaving aside the deficit-based understandings of medicalized bodyminds, Sheppard lays out the principles of the newly re-emerging disability arts movement.
This event is free and open to the public, with ASL interpretation and captions provided.

Please register here to receive the Zoom link: https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkdOmoqDsuHdaWmzFmCfKw...

Please also visit our webpage for reading and viewing that we encourage you to engage in advance of Alice's talk, in order to situate it within the broader context of her and her company’s artistic practice and ethos: https://www.fivecolleges.edu/dance/alice-sheppard-events

Alice Sheppard is the artistic director of Kinetic Light, a leading disability arts ensemble. Sheppard studied ballet and modern dance with Kitty Lunn and made her debut with Infinity Dance Theater. After an apprenticeship, Sheppard joined AXIS Dance Company, where she toured and taught in the company’s education and outreach programs. As an independent artist, Sheppard has danced in projects with Ballet Cymru, GDance and Marc Brew Company in the U.K., and Full Radius Dance, Marjani Forté, MBDance, Infinity Dance Theater and Steve Paxton in the U.S. Her choreography has been commissioned by Full Radius Dance, CRIPSiE and MOMENTA.

As a Bessie Award-winning choreographer, Sheppard creates movement that challenges conventional understandings of disabled and dancing bodies. Engaging disability arts, culture and history, she is intrigued by the intersections of disability, gender and race. In addition to performance and choreography, Sheppard is a sought-after speaker and has lectured on topics related to disability arts, race and dance. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times and in academic journals. alicesheppard.com // @wheelchairdancr

Image Description:
A purple poster with white text reads "Five College Dance Annual Lecture" above an image of Alice Sheppard smiling broadly. She is a multiracial Black woman with short curly blond and brown hair. Her lipstick is a bright fuchsia, which matches the straps of her top. She wears a brightly colored necklace with chunky round beads. The photo is by Beverlie Lord. White text reads: "'Alice Sheppard: Under Wired: Intersectional disability aethetics on and off stage.' Friday, February 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m., 2021 On Zoom. Five College Dance Annual Lecture. Free and open to the public. Registration link available at fivecolleges.edu/dance. ASL and captions provided." In the top left corner there is a black and white star logo and the text "FIVE COLLEGE CONSORTIUM." In the top right corner there is a black and white logo of four diagonal slash marks with one more going horizontally through them. In the bottom right corner is a black and white ASL logo of hands. In the bottom left corner there is a black and white logo with two C's in a television icon.

Registration Required