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The Career Speaker Series

Life after college! Feeling prepared and confident? Or unsure how to go about figuring this out?

The Career Speaker Series offers you a terrific way to learn about many types of businesses – what they do, what their culture is, what kinds of internships and careers they offer, and what kinds of skills you might need.

Check out this semester’s events below, as well as the companies’ websites (see hyperlinks below) prior to the presentations, and come prepared with questions! If you are seriously interested in the company, bring your resume!

Fall 2018 Events

Crotched Mountain School - KSC Alumni Panel

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Science 101

Sponsored by Mathematics, Psychology, The Center for Writing, Business Management

Perched on an idyllic 1,400-acre campus 45 minutes northeast of Keene, Crotched Mountain School offers a unique combination of world-class special education, full-time residential living, year-round accessible recreation, and a comprehensive suite of therapeutic supports.The school is a fully accredited pre-K to 12+ residential and day school and serves students with complex diagnoses including autism, emotional disorders, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, and mental health needs. Come learn more about the school and opportunities for internships and jobs there.

Who should attend? All majors and years. In addition to teachers, the school hires people in human resource, finance and accounting and other functional areas.

Revision Military

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Science 101

Sponsored by Mathematics

Soldiers going into combat rely on specialized clothing and devices to protect their lives. Revision Military designs and manufactures "protective solutions that save lives" such as ballistic eyewear/helmets, tactical power systems, and integrated Headborne electronics including night vision, tactical headsets, and physiological monitoring systems.. The company has operations in Canada, Vermont, England and is opening a new operation at Pease in Portsmouth, NH. Revision Military reached out to Keene State to develop a talent pipeline into its operations across design, manufacturing, sales and administration. Come learn more about this company and opportunities there.

Who should attend? All majors and years especially those interested in design, manufacturing, safety and sales.

Careers at Non-profits

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Science 101

Sponsored by Math, Business Management, English, Economics, Public Health, Communication and Philosophy, Biology

Do you like to idea of working for a company that has a mission in social services, the arts, health care or some other way of doing good in the world? Liz LaRose, president of the Monadnock United Way, will talk about the world of non-profits and moderate a panel of representatives from a variety of non-profit organizations around the region. Come learn about what non-profits do, how they operate and what kinds of careers they offer.

Who should come? All majors and years.

FBI

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Science 101

Sponsored by Business Management, Math, Economics, Biology, Holocaust & Genocide Studies

The nation’s premier law enforcement organization, the FBI, needs no introduction. If you would like to know more about what it might nee like to work in an organization that investigates a range of criminal activity including cybercrime, terrorism and drug trafficking, come to this event and hear Darwin Suelen from the FBI talk about this prominent organization and opportunities in law enforcement that may be available to you. To learn more about job and internship programs at FBI.gov.

Who should come? All students, all majors and years. the FBI hires people from all fields of study for paid internships and full time jobs after graduation. Faculty from all disciplines are welcome and urged to come.