STEM Recruitment and the Tri-Co

From Celine Chen

Yes, tech companies want to hire students from liberal arts colleges. 

As graduation approaches, I’ve started to check our Bryn Mawr’s career board for upcoming events on a regular basis. There are career events going on all throughout the academic year: alumni come to speak about what they have done since graduating, info sessions from different organizations, free lunch with alumni, and so much more. Once a year, the Tri-Co (Bryn Mawr, Haverford, and Swarthmore) hosts a recruiting day, which is essentially a career fair. Recruiters across all disciplines (STEM, non-profit, banking, etc.) come to one of the three colleges so students can network, learn more about different companies, and explore any job openings.

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Freshman Year vs. Senior Year

From Celine Chen

 

Arriving at Bryn Mawr in August of 2015 as a freshman, I was bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, and simultaneously terrified. This was such an exciting new chapter of my life that would allow me to grow so much as an individual, but I was also scared of the challenge it presented — transitioning from attending high school and living at home to being across the country living by myself. It’s definitely a process, but I’ve learned and grown so much over my past three years in college. I wanted to share some of the differences between freshman year me vs. senior year me.

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