You Can Get Paid To Do That? Careers in Higher Education Conference

Do you love being at college? Have you ever thought about making college your work-home? If so, please join us on Saturday, February 16th for the first You Can Get Paid To Do That? Careers in Higher Education conference. This experience is for students interested in working in any area of higher education and takes place from 10am – 3pm in the School of Business. Free lunch and snacks provided.

You’ll have the opportunity to learn more about:

  • the many offices that hire recent college graduates
  • the types of employment possibilities in higher education
  • how to prepare yourself to be marketable to institutions of higher education
  • and the many benefits of making a college campus your professional home.

Morning sessions provide quick introductions to many fields including:
Dining Services
Engagement & Constituent Relations
New Student and Transition Programs
Conference & Event Services
Center for Academic Advancement
Information Technology
Civic Engagement
Center for IDEAS (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Social Change)
Religious and Spiritual Life
LGBT Center
Residential Life
Recreational Sports
CAPS (Counseling & Psychological Services)

Lunch and Keynote Address by Deb Mohlenhoff '96, Director of Community Outreach and Engagement at TC3, and 5th Ward Alderperson of the City of Ithaca

Afternoon panel sessions provide the chance to go in depth into career areas including:
Opportunities in Event Planning
Opportunities in Finance and Technology
Opportunities in Academic Related Positions
Opportunities in Centers/Resources/Support Services for Specific Student Populations (e.g. students of color, first generation students LGBTQ students, new students, international students)

Registration is free but limited to the first 100 students, so please register early here. Please register by Friday, February 8, 2019.

Presented by the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life, in partnership with colleagues from across campus. For more information contact Doreen Hettich-Atkins or Jess Shapiro or call 607-274-1168.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Doreen Hettich-Atkins at or (607) 274-3374. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

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