Event Calendar

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Employee Council Coffee Hour

Employee Council September Coffee Hour

Please join us for Coffee Hour! Meet Employee Council representatives and other staff from around campus, talk about issues that matter to you, and enjoy a free coffee and muffin—it’s on us!

Bain & Company Information Table

Bain & Company is one of the world's leading management consulting firms, working with top executives to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions and deliver the sustainable success they desire.

The firm advises global leaders on their most critical issues and opportunities: strategy, marketing, organization, operations, information technology, digital transformation and strategy, advanced analytics, transformations, sustainability, corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions, across all industries and geographies.

Stop by this information table to speak with recruiters and Amherst alumni who now work for the firm about whether an internship or post-graduation opportunity at Bain might be a great fit for you!

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Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS)

The Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS) is a nonprofit consortium of about fifty universities, colleges, and research institutions worldwide. Founded in 1963, OTS’ mission is to provide leadership in education, research, and the responsible use of natural resources in the tropics. If you are considering a semester abroad, stop by the info table in Keefe Atrium on Tuesday, September 12 from 1-2:30 p.m. or, for a more in depth Q & A, come to the info session in Keefe's McCaffery Room from 4-5 p.m.

Students Only
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German Film Series: “Almanya-Willkommen in Deutschland” (“Welcome to Germany”)

A young Turkish-German boy learns about the challenges faced by his grandparents, who migrated to Germany in the 1960s, in this humorous, heartwarming, award-winning comedy-drama. This film will be shown in German with English subtitles. The screenings are co-sponsored by the Goethe-Institit Boston
and will be shown at 4 and 7:30 p.m.

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New Arts Faculty and Staff Welcome Reception

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Bailey Brown House

Join the Arts at Amherst Initiative to welcome new arts faculty and staff at the newly renovated Bailey Brown House! The Arts at Amherst Initiative is a collaboration between the Mead Art Museum and the Departments of Art and the History of Art, Music, and Theater and Dance. Enjoy drinks, hors d’oeuvres and conversation with new and returning colleagues across campus. Please RSVP to arts@amherst.edu if you plan to attend this event!

Registration Required

CET Film Production at FAMU: Narrative

Join Cameron Ruscitti in the Keefe Campus Center Theater to learn more about the newly approved program based at FAMU, the Film and Television School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague.
With state-of-the-art facilities, inspiring faculty mentors, and a jaw-dropping roster of famous alumni, this is the school for aspiring filmmakers. This is one of the only programs that allows you to learn old-school film production techniques—16mm or 35mm. Working in these media means that planning is everything and every shot counts—lessons that come in handy when you switch back to digital after the program.
The film is approximately 15 minutes long and will run three to four times during the hour with a Q&A time.

Students Only
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“The New Mooreans: On Personal and Impersonal Good”

5:00 pm - 6:15 pm Fayerweather Hall, Pruyne Lecture Hall (Room 115)

Professor Nandi Theunissen of the philosophy department at the University of Pittsburgh will present this lecture, which is sponsored by the Philosophy Department and the Joseph Epstein Lecture Fund. For further information, contact the Department of Philosophy at (413) 542-5805.

Diversity@Bain: Panel Discussion

Diversity@Bain: Panel Discussion

Are you thinking about recruiting or interested in learning more about management consulting?
Associate consultants Alejandro Quintero and Princess Adedoyin ’19 will be hosting a discussion panel on finding community and overcoming challenges in the professional world, sharing their experiences in their respective offices, and answering any questions you may have. Flayvors ice cream provided!
You’ll then have the opportunity to continue the conversation in small breakout groups, and we encourage you to continue learning more about Bain and management consulting at our Associate Consultant Fall Presentation at 7 p.m. in the Cole Assembly Room in Converse Hall.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our campus recruiter, Lauren Kauffman (Lauren.Kaufman@bain.com), Alejandro Quintero (Alejandro.Quintero@Bain.com) or Princess Adedoyin (Princess.Adedoyin@bain.com).
This program is presented by the Multicultural Resource Center and the Loeb Center.

Students Only

Diversity@ Bain: Networking Ice Cream Social

Join alumni representatives from Bain & Company, shortly before their larger information session that evening, for an ice cream social (catered by local favorite, Flayvors) and discussion regarding Bain’s diversity and inclusion initiatives.
Diversity is key to Bain & Company’s mission of building extraordinary teams that deliver unparalleled results for the firm and its clients. They’ve found that the best solution to a complex problem often comes from a different perspective or a fresh point of view. For that reason, Bain strives to recruit people with exceptional talent and ability—and to celebrate their differences, develop and train them, and then give them the opportunity to be the best they can be.
Attend this informal networking event to learn more!

Bain & Company Fall Presentation

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm College Hall, Cole Assembly Room

When the leaders of the world's largest, fastest-growing companies look for help with their most complex challenges, they call Bain & Company. Today, the firm is at the top of its field, helping organizations—many of which are brands you're familiar with—create change.

At Bain, consultants will work with these global organizations, alongside their most senior executives, to solve their toughest challenges. The firm has worked with the majority of the Global 500, thousands of major regional and local organizations, hundreds of nonprofits, and private equity funds representing 75 percent of global equity capital.

Attend this information session to hear from Amherst alumni about their experiences working at Bain, learn more about the firm’s Associate Consultant and Associate Consultant Internship programs, and find out how to successfully apply for their open opportunities. All years and majors are welcome to attend.

La Causa’s First Meeting

Come celebrate and share your Latinx pride at La Causa’s first meeting of the Fall 2019 semester! There will be games, activities and catering from El Comalito.

Students Only

Alumni-in-Residence: How to Develop a Personal Coding Project

Personal projects are great for broadening your coding skills, and help you stand out with tech recruiters. But where do you start? In this special workshop, experienced software engineer Thais Correia ’16 will walk you through the magic of coding communities and other resources for building out your ideas with code. Bring your laptop to this interactive session, as we will explore online resources (like https://glitch.com/) and then collaboratively re-mix a coding project together.

Ongoing Events

Mammoths in (Library) Space Tour

Learning to navigate Frost Library can set you up to take on all your academic missions this year. Get on the right track: take the self-directed Mammoths in (Library) Space Tour! To begin the tour, go to the welcome station across from Frost’s circulation desk. Complete the tour and get a gift card to Frost Café plus a chance to win our grand prize!