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As part of Magdalen College’s Career Pathways program, the college hosted a faculty panel to educate students about graduate school on Thursday, September 12. The panel, which consisted of Dr. Eric Buck, Dr. Peter Sampo, Dr. Mary Mumbach, Dr. Erik Van Versendaal and Dr. George Harne, first shared their own personal stories of graduate school,...
Though students spend most of their time devoted to the reading and discussion of the classics of the western intellectual tradition, they also prepare for their vocations in postgraduate life in more overtly practical ways as well.  This takes place primarily through the internships, workshops, and guest speakers that constitute the “Career Pathways” program. In...
On Tuesday, February 12, the college hosted a workshop on job interviews as part of its Career Pathways Program.  Debbie Harne, Career Pathways Coordinator, gave students advice and answered their questions about job interviews, drawing on her own experience as a recruiter for a management consulting firm. Students learned about common interview questions, interview etiquette,...
Abigail Adams is said to have written the following: “Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.”  Traveling to the Catholic University of America (CUA) in January of 2019 to explore graduate school possibilities, four Magdalen College seniors sought “with ardor and diligence” to discover the next steps...
As part of its Career Pathways Program, Magdalen College hosted Mr. Michael Casey on Thursday night, January 31, as he talked to students about how to land their dream job. Mr. Casey, who has had twenty-two jobs over the last fifty-two years, and who now works as a volunteer after successfully operating his own online company,...