Summer 2012 Career Boot Camp

Summer 2012 Career Boot Camp

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Maha Neouchy
June 11, 2012

Summer interns had one of the most highly anticipated programming events of the semester starting at The National Housing Center Atrium.

 

The event kicked off with a keynote speech by Wendy Cumberland, President of the Junior League of Washington.  Wendy spoke to students about the time she has devoted to community volunteerism, her role as both the President and Board Member of The Junior League and finished off her keynote by encouraging interns to get involved within their communities, both in D.C. when they return to their home states.

 

In addition, TWC partner, The Princeton Review, raffled a free review session to one of the summer interns for a standardized test of his or her choice.

 

After attending the keynote, summer interns attended two workshops at a variety of nearby locations.

 

Workshops included:

 

  • GRE Strategy Session by The Princeton Review
  • GMAT Strategy Session by Princeton Review
  • Peace Corps Information Session
  • City Year Information Session
  • Law School Information Panel
  • Mock First Year Law class
  • Top Ten Things that You Can Do To Kill Your Career
  • Negotiating Your First Salary
  • Emotional Intelligence in The Workplace
  • How to Find A Job in The Federal Government
  • 10 Things You Need to Master Before Interviewing for a Communications, Marketing or PR Position
  • Careers in International Development
  • United States Secret Service Employment and Student Opportunities
  • Be Prepared, Be Educated, Be Empowered: An LGBTQ Perspective on Navigating the Workforce
  • United States Secret Service Employment and Student Opportunities
  • A Different Bottom Line: Careers in The Nonprofit Sector

A majority of the summer TWC Interns ended their day by celebrating TWC's first InternsROCK! in Gallery Place Chinatown.

 

[View photos of the event on our Flickr channel]

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