Piper Center for Vocation and Career


Upcoming Opportunities

Piper Center Open House (Week One)
Swing by the Piper Center for Vocation and Career from Noon to 4:30 on Tuesday, September 8th for an afternoon snack and to explore how the Piper Center can help you. The Piper Center provides resources and experiences designed to help students leverage their liberal arts education to achieve their full potential.  Coaches will be available to chat and answer questions.

Senior First Destination Survey
Have an employment or graduate school update to share since Grad Fest? Please enter any new information on your post-graduate plans into the Class of 2015 First Destination Survey. Don’t forget that you have free, full services of the Piper Center for four years after graduation. Coaching staff are in the office throughout the summer, so feel free to reach out.

Sophomores & Juniors – Early Application Deadline for New York Connections
Apply now for the fall break Connections program! We’ll explore careers in Finance, Fine Arts, Journalism & Publishing in New York. 1st application deadline: Monday, June 1. A second round with limited applications will be accepted through Monday, September 14.



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