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October 2017

MicroInternship Information Session

October 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:
Free

Interested in a job shadowing opportunity over the winter break? Check out the Career Development Center’s MicroInternship Program! The goal of this program is to provide a 1-2 day job shadowing experience for students to gain exposure to different career fields and to allow employers to build relationships with potential future interns or job candidates. Last year, we had 94 job shadowing opportunities for students at 37 different host sites, and we are still growing! Come learn about the program…

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MicroInternship Information Session

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:
Free
SMCM Interns in Baltimore

Interested in a job shadowing opportunity over the winter break? Check out the Career Development Center’s MicroInternship Program! The goal of this program is to provide a 1-2 day job shadowing experience for students to gain exposure to different career fields and to allow employers to build relationships with potential future interns or job candidates. Last year, we had 94 job shadowing opportunities for students at 37 different host sites, and we are still growing! Come learn about the program…

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MicroInternship Information Session

October 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:
Free
SMCM Interns in Baltimore

Interested in a job shadowing opportunity over the winter break? Check out the Career Development Center’s MicroInternship Program! The goal of this program is to provide a 1-2 day job shadowing experience for students to gain exposure to different career fields and to allow employers to build relationships with potential future interns or job candidates. Last year, we had 94 job shadowing opportunities for students at 37 different host sites, and we are still growing! Come learn about the program…

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The Missiles of October: What the World Didn’t Know

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cole Cinema, Campus Center, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States

  The Cuban Missile Crisis +55 On the 55th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, when the secret deployment of Soviet missiles in Cuba brought the world to the brink of an unthinkable nuclear war, Emmy-award winning filmmaker Sherry Jones presents "The Missiles of October: What the World Didn't Know." This gripping documentary is told through minute-by-minute accounts of those who were involved from the United States, the Soviet Union and Cuba. Today, as North Korea's nuclear missile program reaches…

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Southern Maryland Celebration of Mind

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Schaefer Hall Room 132 Select a Country:
Free

Our Celebration of Mind will feature Hexaflexagons and other fun mathematical diversions, with our main presenter Dr. Susan Goldstine of St. Mary’s College. This will be a hands-on workshop in which participants will be able to create their own flexagons (mathematically inspired folded paper toys). It is free and open to the public, and recommended for ages 11 to 111, with other ages also welcome. The event will be Saturday, October 21 at 2 pm in room 132, Schaefer Hall, on the…

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Anthropology Distinguished Scholar, Fall 2017: Where Does Race Come From?

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Cole Cinema Select a Country:
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Where Does Race Come From? Anthropology Distinguished Scholar, Professor Jonathan Marks (UNCC) addresses the historical context of the development of the concept of race, in the 17th and early 18th centuries. While we now know what the basic patterns of human variation are, it is interesting in hindsight to ask how science came to think incorrectly that there exists a few basic kinds of people, each associated with a continent. Marks discusses the biblical association between place, inhabitants, and mythic…

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Bookbag to Briefcase Sponsored by BB&T: Leveraging Your Liberal Arts Degree in the Workplace

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Center at Cobb House Select a Country:
Free

Bookbag to Briefcase Lecture Series sponsored by BB&T Bank connects students with industry experts for small group lectures on a wide variety of professional development topics that will prepare students for life after St. Mary's. Topics vary but include financial literacy to workplace etiquette and beyond. Some presentations may focus on specific student populations, the program is open to everyone. This session will focus on financial literacy in teaching students how to utilize skills the liberal arts skills they have…

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November 2017

Embodied Palestinian Solidarity Presentation

November 2 @ 4:15 pm
Library 321, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686-3001 United States
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November 2, 4:15 p.m., Library 321 In her presentation, “Embodied Palestinian Solidarity,” Nicole Bindler will briefly cover the history of the 1948 Nakba, when 750,000 Palestinians were exiled, the current apartheid system and how it affects Palestinians on a bodily level, the conditions under which Palestinian artists live and make work, and information about how western artists can support their endeavors. Ms. Bindler will share her experiences collaborating with Diyar Dance Theater (Bethlehem, Palestine) to make and tour WOMEN, a…

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Bookbag to Briefcase Sponsored by BB&T: Networking & Office Politics

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Center at Cobb House Select a Country:
Free
Bookbag to Briefcase sponsored by BB&T

Bookbag to Briefcase Lecture Series sponsored by BB&T Bank connects students with industry experts for small group lectures on a wide variety of professional development topics that will prepare students for life after St. Mary's. Topics vary but include financial literacy to workplace etiquette and beyond. Some presentations may focus on specific student populations, the program is open to everyone. Alumnus Paul Shinkman '06 will teach students the importance of developing professional network relationships and how to navigate office politics…

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Life after SMCM: Two History Alumni share their experiences

November 16 @ 4:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country:

Come listen to history alumni Alison Curry and Gabriel Young talk about their postgraduate experiences. Alison will discuss her digital humanities work and online master's degree , while Gabriel will discuss language training, career paths, funding for a master's degree and PhD. Recent St. Mary’s College graduate Alison Curry ’16 (double major history and anthropology) is continuing her work first begun as a St. Mary’s Project on the remembrance of Jewish material culture in Poland, specifically focusing on Jewish cemeteries…

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