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Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! The Office of Alumni Relations and several partner departments across campus are working together to help you get the most out of your last 100 Days as a student and educate you about the vast community of alumni you will soon be part of.

100 Days will feature a variety of activities (fun events, giveaways, professional development, and more). Check the calendar for upcoming events and to find links to relevant information regarding graduation requirements. We look forward to welcoming you to our network of over 140,000 Baruch College alumni at Commencement.

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Upcoming Events

February

100 DAYS KICKOFF – FEBRUARY 11

The countdown to graduation has begun! Keep your eyes peeled for events, giveaways, and social media contests, and PRIZES!

Diversity Career Expo
Location: NVC 14-220
Date: Thursday, February 21
Time: 12:00 – 3:00pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


FEBRUARY 21: REGISTRAR OPEN UNTIL 7PM


Baruch and Beyond Roundtable – Venture Capital/Private Equity - February 21

Location: Library Building, Room 750
Date: Thursday, February 28
Time: 8:30 -10:30 am

RSVP HERE

Join our February Baruch and Beyond roundtable discussion about the fundraising side of entrepreneurship! Speak to alumni experts and entrepreneurs who know how to raise capital investments, are skilled in fund sourcing, and can provide insight about the current climate of venture capital, private equity, and more!
Questions? Contact: Ronni.Umles@baruch.cuny.edu


Citi Technology at Baruch Analyst Panel

Location: NVC 10-150
Date: Thursday, February 28th
Time: 12:30-1:30pm

RSVP HERE

Citi Professionals will inform students how Baruch courses apply to a global bank.


National and Prestigious Fellowships & Scholarships – INFORMATION SESSION

Location: NVC, Room 13-145
Date: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Time: 12:45 - 2:00pm

There are fellowships and scholarships to help pay for graduate school; to fund professional development opportunities through internships; to conduct research; to study abroad; and to work for the good of your community. This spotlight presentation provides an overview of the types of fellowships and scholarships available; offers advice on selecting a fellowship opportunity; and suggests strategies on making you a competitive applicant. Questions? Contact: valeria.hymas@baruch.cuny.edu

 

March

Financial Aid Literacy Workshop

Location: 14-270
Date: Wednesday, March 6
Time: 6:00 - 8:00pm

RSVP HERE

Join Scott Ahrens, from the New York State Department of Financial Services for a highly informative workshop about loan repayment options. He will cover topics like: federal and private repayment plans, forbearances, deferments, loan consolidation, rehabilitation, the student loan forgiveness programs, and New York State’s Get on Your Feet repayment program as well as the consequences of defaulting on a student loan. Hosted by The Office of Alumni Relations and Financial Aid. Questions? Contact ronni.umles@baruch.cuny.edy


Career Weeks: Digital Media & Communications

Location: Library Building Room 750
Date: Thursday, March 7
Time: 12:30 - 2:20pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


Midterm Coffee Break

Location: NVC-2nd Floor
Date: Tuesday, March 12
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm 

Seniors are encouraged to stop by the second floor of the NVC to pick up their free cup of coffee or tea, while getting the chance to meet Baruch donors and trustees. Sponsored by College Advancement & Baruch Donors.


Toxic Masculinity and its Effects on Women

Location: NVC, Room 3-210
Date Tuesday, March 12
Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm

A workshop led by Professor Briana Toole, Philosophy Department, where students will interrogate the extent to which toxic masculinity has impacted the lives of women. Questions? Contact: crystal.tejada@baruch.cuny.edu


Fellowships for Foreign Service Careers & the U.S. Student Fulbright Program – INFORMATION SESSION

Location: NVC, Room 3-125
Date: Thursday, March 14
Time: 12:45 - 2:00pm

This presentation provides an overview of fellowships that fund graduate school for U.S. Foreign Service Careers such as the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship and the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. We will also discuss the U.S. Student Fulbright Program which provides grants in ALL fields of study for graduate study, research projects or English Teaching Assistantships in a country outside the U.S. Questions? Contact: valeria.hymas@baruch.cuny.edu


Suit Up for Success

Location: NVC 2-190 and the 2nd Floor Bearcat Den
Date: Tuesday, March 19
Time: 12:00-4:00pm

Attend this fundraising event where you can donate, swap, or purchase lightly worn business attire for a low price! Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


Lunch & Learn with Seth Besmertnik, CEO & Co-Founder of Conductor

Location: NVC, Room 2-140
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact:   Marlene.leekang@baruch.cuny.edu


Career Weeks: Technology & Analytics

Location: NVC 14-250
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 12:30 - 2:20pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


Mental Health Counseling Internship and Career Fair (Graduate students only)

Location: Newman Vertical Campus (NVC), Room: VC 14-220
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 12:30 - 2:30pm

RSVP HERE

Representatives will attend from a variety of agencies and sectors who are interested in having a MHC intern or counselor with their organization. Questions? Contact: elyse.mendel@baruch.cuny.edu 


Strategies for Salary Negotiation

Location: NVC, Room 3-215
Date: Thursday, March 21
Time: 12:30-2:30pm

A workshop led by Deb Ellis, Founder and Consultant of End The Pay Gap, where she will teach strategies for negotiating salary and other job benefits. Questions? Contact: crystal.tejada@baruch.cuny.edu


#EmpoweredWomen

Location: NVC, Room 2-125
Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 6:00 – 9:00pm
Join us to meet with female executives and professionals from different industries to learn more about how to stay current in your future career! Questions? Contact: crystal.tejada@baruch.cuny.edu


MARCH 21: REGISTRAR OPEN UNTIL 7PM


“LinkedIn - Real Returns on Professional Branding”! (Graduate students only)

Location: Vertical Campus, 14th Floor, Room 14-270
Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm

RSVP HERE

Speaker, Peter Sweeney, Senior Customer Success Manager, LinkedIn, will present on Branding, Networking, discussing your LinkedIn profile. Questions? Contact: elyse.mendel@baruch.cuny.edu 


Cover Letters Workshop

Location: The Writing Center- NVC 8-185
Date: Tuesday, March 26
Time: 12:30PM
RSVP HERE

In this workshop, you’ll learn to closely read job ads to interpret the needs of an employer, and to write tailored cover letters (with polished, professional language) that demonstrate why you’re the best candidate for the job. Questions? Contact: diana.hamilton@baruch.cuny.edu


Baruch Alumni Webinar: Emotional Intelligence

Location: WebEx
Date: Thursday, March 28
Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

RSVP HERE

Testing for Emotional Intelligence (EI) is a growing trend in employment today - 59% of employers said they wouldn't hire someone with high IQ and low EI. Why? Simple: EI is a predictor of performance and leadership potential. By approaching interviews with a greater sense of self and others, you can more critically evaluate the role, prepare for Q&A, and demonstrate why you are the 'best fit.'


Career Weeks: Technology & Analytics

Location: 137 E. 22nd Street, 2nd Floor Oak Room 
Date: Thursday, March 28
Time: 12:30 - 2:20pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


Schwarzman Scholars Program & Fellowships for Business – INFORMATION SESSION

Location: NVC, Room 3-125
Date: Thursday, March 28
Time: 12:45 - 2:00pm

Fellowships in business fields include opportunities for professional development, funding for internships, pre-MBA programs, and to fund graduate school. The presentation will give an overview of fellowships available (such as the Schwarzman Scholars Program, Venture for America Fellowships and Fulbright Awards in Business); offer advice on selecting a fellowship opportunity; and suggest strategies on making you a competitive applicant.

Questions? Contact: valeria.hymas@baruch.cuny.edu


Pearls of Wisdom

Location: NVC, Room 14-220
Date: Thursday March 28
Time: 5:00 - 8:30pm

Collegiate Association of Women in Business’ annual conference connecting remarkable female professionals with Baruch students to share their pearls of wisdom, experiences, and best career advice. Questions? Contact: crystal.tejada@baruch.cuny.edu


*IMPORTANT: REGISTRATION DEADLINE*

Last Day to register for Spring 2018 Graduate Independent Study/Internship: Friday, March 30

April

Networking: The How To’s

Location: NVC, Room 14-270
Date: Monday, April 1
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm

RSVP HERE
Adam S. Grundfast, Esq. will lead a workshop for graduate students and discuss the ever-changing nature of job-hunting or job-mobility and how networking is the best way to get around the obstacles.

Questions? Contact: elyse.mendel@baruch.cuny.edu


Career Weeks: Arts & Sciences

Location: NVC 2-125
Date: Thursday, April 4
Time: 12:30 - 2:20pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


Prestigious Scholarships for Graduate School – INFORMATION SESSION

Location: NVC, Room 3-125
Date: Thursday, April 4
Time: 12:45 - 2:00pm

We will explore the outstanding funding opportunities to pursue a graduate degree in the U.S. and around the world. The presentation will focus on the Knight-Hennessey Graduate Scholarship to Stanford University; the Rhodes Scholarship and the Marshall Scholarship to the UK; and the Mitchell Scholarship to Ireland as well as other funding options for graduate study around the world.

Questions? Contact: valeria.hymas@baruch.cuny.edu


Baruch and Beyond Roundtable – Risk Management

Location: NVC 14-250
Date: Tuesday, April 9
Time: 8:30 -10:30 am

RSVP HERE

Join our final Baruch and Beyond round table discussion about Risk Management! Come speak to alumni experts about this multifaceted career path in: strategic risk, compliance risk, operational risk, financial risk. Each with its own goal to identify, evaluate, and prioritize risk!

Questions? Contact: Ronni.Umles@baruch.cuny.edu 


Dining Etiquette Workshop

Location: NVC 14-250
Date: Thursday, April 11
Time: 12:30 - 2:00pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


U.S. Student Fulbright Program – INFORMATION SESSION

Location: NVC, Room 3-125
Date: Thursday, April 11
Time: 12:45 – 2:00pm

The U.S. Student Fulbright Program provides grants in ALL fields of study for graduate study, research projects or English Teaching Assistantships in a country outside the U.S. This spotlight presentation provides a detailed overview of the Fulbright program, discusses the differences between study, research and English Teaching Assistantship grants, offers advice on selecting a Fulbright destination, and reviews the Fulbright competition timeline and major application components. Questions? Contact: valeria.hymas@baruch.cuny.edu


I/O Psychology Graduate Student & Alumni Networking Social

Location: NVC, Room 14-270
Date: Thursday, April 11
Time: 5:00 - 7:30 pm

RSVP HERE

Meet up and network with friends (old and new), and hear about trends in I/O Psychology. Guest Speaker: Josh Friedlander, Chief Human Resources Officer, Latham & Watkins.

Questions? Contact: elyse.mendel@baruch.cuny.edu


Scholars and Leaders Luncheon

Location: NVC, Room 14-270
Date: Tuesday, April 16
Time: 12:30 – 2:00pm

RSVP HERE

Student club and organization leaders are invited to a celebratory luncheon to acknowledge their hard work!

Questions? Contact: ronni.umles@baruch.cuny.edu


Career Weeks: Government & Non-profit

Location: NVC 2-125
Date: Wednesday, April 17
Time: 5:00 – 6:30pm

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact the Starr Career Development Center


 APRIL 18: REGISTRAR OPEN UNTIL 7PM

May

Cover Letters Workshop

Location: The Writing Center- NVC 8-185
Date: Thursday, May 2
Time: 12:30PM
RSVP HERE

In this workshop, you’ll learn to closely read job ads to interpret the needs of an employer, and to write tailored cover letters (with polished, professional language) that demonstrate why you’re the best candidate for the job. Questions? Contact: diana.hamilton@baruch.cuny.edu


Graduation Party

Date: Friday, May 3
Location: The Penn Club (30 W 44th St)
Time: 7:00 – 9:00pm

RSVP >

*Celebrate all your accomplishments with good food and drinks at the Penn Club for our second annual graduating class reception! This is a free event, space is limited!  Question? Contact ronni.umles@baruch.cuny.edu


MAY 16: REGISTRAR OPEN UNTIL 7PM


Finals Coffee Break

Location: NVC-2nd Floor
Date: Tuesday, May 21
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm 

Seniors are encouraged to stop by the second floor of the NVC to pick up their free cup of coffee or tea, while getting the chance to meet Baruch donors and trustees. Sponsored by College Advancement & Baruch Donors.


Cap and Gown Pick Up

Date: Tuesday, May 21 & Wednesday, May 22 
Location: Multipurpose, Room 1-107
Time: 11:00am - 7:00pm

*This is a two day event!

Questions? Contact: studentlife@baruch.cuny.edu


Cap Decorating Party! (concurrent with cap and gown pick up)

Date: Tuesday, May 21 & Wednesday, May 22
Location: NVC Cafeteria
Time: Tuesday 12:00 - 4:00pm & Wednesday 2:00 - 6:00pm

*This is a two day event!
**Please note the different times each day!


Day 100! Last day of spring semester!

Date: Wednesday, May 22
 

Alumni Benefits

Baruch College gives you so much more than just a degree. In fact, all Baruch College alumni are entitled to the following free, exclusive privileges:

Additionally, if you anticipate returning to campus to take advantage of Baruch's library services and/or other resources, we recommend that you acquire an Alumni ID card (all those who graduated prior to this calendar year may obtain or re-activate their card with a contribution of $20 to the Baruch College Fund, via cash, check, or credit card). Visit the Office of Alumni Relations to obtain a verification letter and present it to the ID Center in Newman Library.

Learn more here >

Career Services

Continue to benefit from Baruch's career services and job listings!

Test Prep
CAPS (Continuing and Professional Studies) test prep for GMAT and GRE: more info here.


All Undergraduates :

- All undergraduate students can use their Starr Search account (login is the same as when you were a student). For additional information, contact the STARR Career Development Center at 646-312-1000.

Zicklin School of Business Graduate Students and Alumni:

- Alumni can continue to log in and benefit from the Zicklin Graduate Career Management Center's Career Link and other benefits (login is the same as when you were a student).
- For additional information, contact the GCMC at: 646-312-1330


School of Public Affairs Graduate Students and Alumni:

- As an alumnus, you can continue to benefit from the School of Public Affairs' Career Connect
- Contact School of Public Affairs Career Services if you require assistance


Weissman School of Arts and Sciences Graduate Students and Alumni:

- Alumni can access Symplicity job boards, with the same login as when they were students
- Free continued access to the same resources available to them as students, including: one-on-one counseling, resume/cover letter review, and invites to panels, workshops, and career fairs
- For additional information, please email: weissmangraduatecareers@baruch.cuny.edu


Vault:
 

Vault offers in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company, or profession - and it's free to Baruch alumni. From learning employment strategies to brushing up on job-interview skills, Vault will give you the career management tools you need to succeed.

Learn more here >
 

 

Additional Information for all undergraduate alumni:

To sign up for additional alumni career services communications and programs, please contact the Starr Career Development Center by calling (646) 312-4697.

Useful Links and Contact Info

Lexicon Yearbook Info


Lexicon is the official yearbook of Baruch College, a student-run organization. To order your copy and learn more about Lexicon's yearbook, please click here.

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