Bard College Alumni/ae Association, Career Development Office, Center for Civic Engagement, and Office of Alumni/ae Affairs Present
Register Now for the BardWorks 2023 Annandale x NYC Conference - Career Pathways & Mindful Life Design
Bard Annandale Campus x NYC
January 25–27Ever felt like you didn't have time to think about your life after Bard?
Return to campus a few days early for the BardWorks 2023 Conference, designed to cultivate a space in which students can explore, connect, and start to consider their pathway post-Bard, whether it's a full-time job, grad school, or you're not quite sure; Bard is here to support you!
Please Reach Out to CDO If You Would Like to Attend but Need Financial Support to Cover the Costs!
Featuring Keynote Presenters;
Nicholas Lewis, Certified Life Design Coach
TJ Kostecky, Founder of Vision Training for Life
Participate in the following Panels & Workshops;
Life Design Workshop
Led by keynote presenter Nicholas Lewis, about taking mindful and necessary steps in developing a vision for your future.
Students will have the opportunity to work on present ideas through a workshop format.
The Art of Leadership Workshop
Led by keynote presenter TJ Kostecky, focused on improving leadership and communication skills.
Students will participate in several verbal & non-verbal exercises in an interactive workshop format.
Demystifying the Black Hole
Led by Eileen Whitener ‘09, MAT ‘13, Technical Writer at Apprentice.io. Where do your applications go?
Examining and understanding application expectations, processes, and systems around the application and hiring process.
Networking Reception at Blithewood
Meet local alumni/ae and professionals working in various industries, and practice connecting with professionals of all ages and stages.
What to Expect and How to Prepare
Gain insight from Hiring Managers & Human Resource professionals. Hear from HR staff working in various fields
about what they are looking for in the hiring process, how to prepare for confidence in the interview, and your application.
NYC: Career Pathways - Panels & Connecting with Alumni/ae
Students will hear from an alumni/ae panel about how to translate a liberal arts education into a successful career. Alumni/ae panels will be held throughout the day and will focus on career pathways in professional fields such as Social Justice, Communications, International Affairs, Government, and more. The full day of professional panels will conclude in a fun and engaging networking session with alumni/ae living and working in the NYC area.
And More to Come!
BardWorks is a collaborative effort on behalf of the Career Development Office (CDO), Office of Development and Alumni/ae Affairs (ODAA), Dean of Students Office (DOSO), and the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) to support Bard students with career exploration and preparation for their lives after graduation.
Please reach out to CDO if you would like to attend but need support covering the cost of BardWorks!
Location: Bard Annandale Campus x NYC