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Weekly Working Sessions Happening This Week

Fundamentals of Resume Design, Organization, and Content

Tuesday, April 22nd from 12:30-1:30pm in the Career Center Conference Room

Don’t have a resume? Then this session is for you. Learn what makes an effective resume and how to highlight the many facets of your Oberlin career. You’ve accomplished way more than you think! You’ll have the chance to dive right in during the hands-on portion of this working session.
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The Career Center Can Help Me with THAT?

Wednesday, April 23rd from 4:30-5:30 in the Career Center Conference Room

An overview of the many resources and services available at the career center. Trying to choose a major? Exploring career options? Looking for an internship or a job? Applying to graduate school? Learn about all the different ways the Career Center can help. The hands-on portion of this workshop will focus on getting the most out of our job and internship databases.

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Weekly Working Sessions at the Career Center are a rotating series of working sessions covering the fundamentals of your career preparation. These sessions are designed to address the preliminary questions most Oberlin students ask in their first consultations with advisors. Attending these sessions helps you jump-start progress on important topics and tasks, so you can focus your one-to-one time with advisors on the more personalized work related to your strategies and documents.

Weekly Working Sessions will take place in the Career Center Conference Room every Tuesday at 12:30pm and every Wednesday at 4:30pm. Check our calendar [oberlin.edu/career/calendar.html) for the specific topics covered each week.

Each session will consist of a half-hour presentation followed by an (optional) half hour of guided hands-on work. Bring your laptop and a friend - we’ll supply the snacks!

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NextGen with Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97 - Events Start Today!

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with Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97
Talk | Dinner | Interviews | Info Sessions
Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97 is an Executive Director in the Technology, Media and Telecom group in J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank, where he focuses on providing M&A, capital markets and corporate finance advice to clients in Media, particularly in the diversified media, programming networks, digital media, film and entertainment sectors. 
Hozefa joined J.P. Morgan in 2008, prior to which he was an investment banker in the Media & Entertainment Group at Bear Stearns. Hozefa also worked in the Business & Finance group at Morgan Lewis, focused on providing legal advisory services for M&A and Finance transactions.

Last fall, Mr. Lokhandwala was instrumental in securing Oberlin’s invitation to J.P. Morgan’s Inaugural Midwest Case Challenge; as a result, four Oberlin students traveled to Chicago in October to present their case analysis in front of a panel of J.P. Morgan executives.

A History and Politics major (and a DJ) while at Oberlin, Hozefa also earned a JD from Brooklyn Law School and an MBA from  Columbia Business School.  He’s still a DJ.

Information on Mr. Lokhandwala’s events can be found below. Those that require sign-ups are specified.

Public Talk: “TV, Film, and Over-the-Top: Evolving Economics of the Video Ecosystem
Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97
Thursday, April 17, 7pm–8:30pm in King 306

Student Dinner with Hozefa
Thursday
, April 17, 5:00 pm upstairs at The Feve

Space is limited, so sign up now at: 

http://oberlin-lokhandwala.eventbrite.com 
(we will maintain a waiting list)

Small Group Information Sessions
Friday, April 18 (multiple sessions, 30 min each)

During his visit to campus, Hozefa will be available to chat with students one-to-one or in small groups. Come have a candid conversation about whatever’s on your mind, whether it the job hunt, careers in finance or investment banking, law school, or business school.


Sign up now at:https://doodle.com/qdpgr72q47awg2ka

Information Session: 
Oberlin and the J.P. Morgan Midwest Case Challenge

Friday, April 18, 4:30 pm King 127 

Last fall, Mr. Lokhandwala was instrumental in securing Oberlin’s invitation to J.P. Morgan’s Inaugural Midwest Case Challenge; as a result, four Oberlin students traveled to Chicago in October to present their case analysis in front of a panel of J.P. Morgan executives.

The Career Center will be inviting multiple teams to compete on campus next fall for the chance to represent Oberlin at the 2014 Midwest Case Challenge. If you have an interest in investment banking, this is an excellent chance to get exposure to J.P. Morgan - and create a great impression. Teams will begin forming in September 2014; come learn more about this exciting opportunity!

This session will be of particular interest for rising sophomores and rising juniors.

About NextGen

The NextGen Series connects students with accomplished alumni within their first twenty years of life and work beyond Oberlin. Beginning this spring, NextGen alumni will be visiting campus to engage with students and faculty in a variety of contexts, including talks, workshops, and one-to-one informational interviews. The NextGen series is co-sponsored by the Barsky Fund, the Economics Department, and the Career Center

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NextGen with Hozefa Lokhandwala - Events This Week

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with Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97
Talk | Dinner | Interviews | Info Sessions
Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97 is an Executive Director in the Technology, Media and Telecom group in J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank, where he focuses on providing M&A, capital markets and corporate finance advice to clients in Media, particularly in the diversified media, programming networks, digital media, film and entertainment sectors. 
Hozefa joined J.P. Morgan in 2008, prior to which he was an investment banker in the Media & Entertainment Group at Bear Stearns. Hozefa also worked in the Business & Finance group at Morgan Lewis, focused on providing legal advisory services for M&A and Finance transactions.

Last fall, Mr. Lokhandwala was instrumental in securing Oberlin’s invitation to J.P. Morgan’s Inaugural Midwest Case Challenge; as a result, four Oberlin students traveled to Chicago in October to present their case analysis in front of a panel of J.P. Morgan executives.

A History and Politics major (and a DJ) while at Oberlin, Hozefa also earned a JD from Brooklyn Law School and an MBA from  Columbia Business School.  He’s still a DJ.

Information on Mr. Lokhandwala’s events can be found below. Those that require sign-ups are specified.

Public Talk: “TV, Film, and Over-the-Top: Evolving Economics of the Video Ecosystem
Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97
Thursday, April 17, 7pm–8:30pm in King 306

Student Dinner with Hozefa
Thursday
, April 17, 5:00 pm upstairs at The Feve

Space is limited, so sign up now at: 

http://oberlin-lokhandwala.eventbrite.com 
(we will maintain a waiting list)

Small Group Information Sessions
Friday, April 18 (multiple sessions, 30 min each)

During his visit to campus, Hozefa will be available to chat with students one-to-one or in small groups. Come have a candid conversation about whatever’s on your mind, whether it the job hunt, careers in finance or investment banking, law school, or business school.


Sign up now at:https://doodle.com/qdpgr72q47awg2ka

Information Session: 
Oberlin and the J.P. Morgan Midwest Case Challenge

Friday, April 18, 4:30 pm King 127 

Last fall, Mr. Lokhandwala was instrumental in securing Oberlin’s invitation to J.P. Morgan’s Inaugural Midwest Case Challenge; as a result, four Oberlin students traveled to Chicago in October to present their case analysis in front of a panel of J.P. Morgan executives.

The Career Center will be inviting multiple teams to compete on campus next fall for the chance to represent Oberlin at the 2014 Midwest Case Challenge. If you have an interest in investment banking, this is an excellent chance to get exposure to J.P. Morgan - and create a great impression. Teams will begin forming in September 2014; come learn more about this exciting opportunity!

This session will be of particular interest for rising sophomores and rising juniors.

About NextGen

The NextGen Series connects students with accomplished alumni within their first twenty years of life and work beyond Oberlin. Beginning this spring, NextGen alumni will be visiting campus to engage with students and faculty in a variety of contexts, including talks, workshops, and one-to-one informational interviews. The NextGen series is co-sponsored by the Barsky Fund, the Economics Department, and the Career Center

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TONIGHT! Women at Work: A Conversation with Emily Troiano

Tuesday, April 15th from 7-8:30 in King 227

You want to put your values to work. You want your work to be valued. 
Come talk with someone who’s found a way to do both.

Join us for a talk about career paths, mentoring and sponsorship, unwritten rules, and other issues impacting women at work.

Emily Troiano is a Senior Director in the Information Center at Catalyst, a nonprofit organization expanding opportunities for women and business. She has been part of the Catalyst Information Center since 2003, providing research for businesses, the media, academics, and the public about the challenges and opportunities for organizations and women at work around the globe.

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This Week’s Working Sessions

Cover Letters, Personal Statements, and Networking Messages

Tuesday, April 15th from 12:30-1:30pm in the Career Center Conference Room

It’s not just about the resume! Whether you’re writing a cover letter, requesting an informational interview, or asking an alum for housing during Winter Term, how you frame your career correspondence can make all the difference.

Better Together: Connecting with Alumni through ObieWeb and LinkedIn
Wednesday, April 16th from 4:30-5:30pm in the Career Center Conference Room

From building your LinkedIn profile to finding Oberlin alumni in your field of interest, we’ll show you how you can make these great networking tools work for you.

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Weekly Working Sessions at the Career Center are a rotating series of working sessions covering the fundamentals of your career preparation. These sessions are designed to address the preliminary questions most Oberlin students ask in their first consultations with advisors. Attending these sessions helps you jump-start progress on important topics and tasks, so you can focus your one-to-one time with advisors on the more personalized work related to your strategies and documents.

Weekly Working Sessions will take place in the Career Center Conference Room every Tuesday at 12:30pm and every Wednesday at 4:30pm. Check our calendar [oberlin.edu/career/calendar.html) for the specific topics covered each week.

Each session will consist of a half-hour presentation followed by an (optional) half hour of guided hands-on work. Bring your laptop and a friend - we’ll supply the snacks!

Filed under Oberlin College Oberlin College Career Center Oberlin College Juniors Oberlin College Seniors Oberlin College Sophomores

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NextGen with Hozefa Lokhandwala - Happening This Week

image

with Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97
Talk | Dinner | Interviews | Info Sessions
Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97 is an Executive Director in the Technology, Media and Telecom group in J.P. Morgan’s Investment Bank, where he focuses on providing M&A, capital markets and corporate finance advice to clients in Media, particularly in the diversified media, programming networks, digital media, film and entertainment sectors. 
Hozefa joined J.P. Morgan in 2008, prior to which he was an investment banker in the Media & Entertainment Group at Bear Stearns. Hozefa also worked in the Business & Finance group at Morgan Lewis, focused on providing legal advisory services for M&A and Finance transactions.

Last fall, Mr. Lokhandwala was instrumental in securing Oberlin’s invitation to J.P. Morgan’s Inaugural Midwest Case Challenge; as a result, four Oberlin students traveled to Chicago in October to present their case analysis in front of a panel of J.P. Morgan executives.

A History and Politics major (and a DJ) while at Oberlin, Hozefa also earned a JD from Brooklyn Law School and an MBA from  Columbia Business School.  He’s still a DJ.

Information on Mr. Lokhandwala’s events can be found below. Those that require sign-ups are specified.

Public Talk: “TV, Film, and Over-the-Top: Evolving Economics of the Video Ecosystem
Hozefa Lokhandwala ‘97
Thursday, April 17, 7pm–8:30pm in King 306

Student Dinner with Hozefa
Thursday
, April 17, 5:00 pm upstairs at The Feve

Space is limited, so sign up now at: 

http://oberlin-lokhandwala.eventbrite.com 
(we will maintain a waiting list)

Small Group Information Sessions
Friday, April 18 (multiple sessions, 30 min each)

During his visit to campus, Hozefa will be available to chat with students one-to-one or in small groups. Come have a candid conversation about whatever’s on your mind, whether it the job hunt, careers in finance or investment banking, law school, or business school.


Sign up now at:https://doodle.com/qdpgr72q47awg2ka

Information Session: 
Oberlin and the J.P. Morgan Midwest Case Challenge

Friday, April 18, 4:30 pm King 127 

Last fall, Mr. Lokhandwala was instrumental in securing Oberlin’s invitation to J.P. Morgan’s Inaugural Midwest Case Challenge; as a result, four Oberlin students traveled to Chicago in October to present their case analysis in front of a panel of J.P. Morgan executives.

The Career Center will be inviting multiple teams to compete on campus next fall for the chance to represent Oberlin at the 2014 Midwest Case Challenge. If you have an interest in investment banking, this is an excellent chance to get exposure to J.P. Morgan - and create a great impression. Teams will begin forming in September 2014; come learn more about this exciting opportunity!

This session will be of particular interest for rising sophomores and rising juniors.

About NextGen

The NextGen Series connects students with accomplished alumni within their first twenty years of life and work beyond Oberlin. Beginning this spring, NextGen alumni will be visiting campus to engage with students and faculty in a variety of contexts, including talks, workshops, and one-to-one informational interviews. The NextGen series is co-sponsored by the Barsky Fund, the Economics Department, and the Career Center

Filed under Oberlin College Oberlin College Career Center Oberlin College Freshmen Oberlin College Juniors Oberlin College Seniors Oberlin College Sophomores

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Women at Work: A Conversation with Emily Troiano

Tuesday, April 15th from 7-8:30 in King 227

Join us for a talk about career paths, mentoring and sponsorship, unwritten rules, and other issues impacting women at work. 

Emily Troiano is a Senior Director in the Information Center at Catalyst, a nonprofit organization expanding opportunities for women and business. She has been part of the Catalyst Information Center since 2003, providing research for businesses, the media, academics, and the public about the challenges and opportunities for organizations and women at work around the globe.

Filed under Oberlin College Oberlin College Career Center Oberlin College Freshmen Oberlin College Juniors Oberlin College Seniors Oberlin College Sophomores