Event Calendar

Today - Mon, Mar 30, 2020

Staff & Faculty Morning Motivator

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. Get your coffee/tea/water cup ready to show off and join using the zoom link https://amherstcollege.zoom.us/j/923871314, or meeting ID 923-871-314.

Virtual: University of Massachusetts Medical School Information Session

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) is the Commonwealth’s first and only public academic health sciences center, home to three graduate schools. Its mission is to advance the health and well-being of the people of the Commonwealth and the world through pioneering education, research and health care delivery with the school’s clinical partner, UMass Memorial Health Care.

UMMS graduates rank us in the top 1% for student satisfaction among all medical schools, and U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks it as one of the leading medical schools in the nation. Attend this information session to learn more about the school, its programs, and how to successfully navigate its admissions process.

https://umassmed.zoom.us/j/886252630

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: Carney, Sandoe & Associates Information Session and Resume Review

Want to use your degree to make a difference for the next generation? Love teaching and want to explore roles in schools immediately after graduation?
Join Carney, Sandoe & Associates for an info session about working in K-12 private, independent schools across the country. CS&A is an educational recruitment firm that can help you can get started as a teacher or coach in the rewarding word of independent schools—no education degree or teaching certification required.
A CS&A representative will explain the process and benefits of our free educational placement service, discuss what it’s like working at independent schools, and share resume and job search advice.
Whether you become a master teacher or pursue a different career down the road, independent schools are a great place to work, coach and even live. If you’re looking for your first teaching job, an opportunity to work with kids or a way to translate your love of your area of study into a rewarding job, attend this information session to learn more!

For more information: https://amherst.joinhandshake.com/events/409580/share_preview

Tomorrow - Tue, Mar 31, 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: 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

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

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.

Dialogue Program, Resource Centers Team, Peer Dialogue Facilitator Team

#AmherstChatBack: Daring to Dialogue Peer to Peer Edition

Interested in building a community of awareness, compassion and critical engagement among students from various social identities? Join us for our #AmherstChatBack: Daring to Dialogue Peer to Peer Edition with our inaugural Peer Dialogue Facilitator team. The six-week dialogue series kicks off March 26 (Thursdays) at 6 p.m. over dinner throughout the Resource Centers. Check the Daily Mammoth for more details.
This event is open to all students at Amherst and within the Five Colleges.
Accessibility/Accommodations: email rct@amherst.edu or call 413-542-5114.

Students Only

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
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.

Dialogue Program, Resource Centers Team, Peer Dialogue Facilitator Team

#AmherstChatBack: Daring to Dialogue Peer to Peer Edition

Interested in building a community of awareness, compassion and critical engagement among students from various social identities? Join us for our #AmherstChatBack: Daring to Dialogue Peer to Peer Edition with our inaugural Peer Dialogue Facilitator team. The six-week dialogue series kicks off March 26 (Thursdays) at 6 p.m. over dinner throughout the Resource Centers. Check the Daily Mammoth for more details.
This event is open to all students at Amherst and within the Five Colleges.
Accessibility/Accommodations: email rct@amherst.edu or call 413-542-5114.

Students Only

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.