Employer/Grad School Visits

Honors Carolina regularly invites companies, graduate schools and professional schools to campus to meet with students. These information sessions introduce students to prospective employers and provide insights into applying to graduate and professional schools.

Fall 2017 Events

Deloitte Consulting

Friday, September 8 (12:15pm – 1:15pm)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level)

logo_deloitteWant to learn more about how your problem-solving skills can be put to use to tackle the toughest business problems? Come grab lunch with Deloitte Consulting to find out more about how a variety of majors can be applied to launch a successful career in management consulting!

Harvard Kennedy School of Government Information Session (Summer and Graduate Programs)

Monday, October 2 (12:15pm – 1:15pm)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level)

logo_harvardHarvard John F. Kennedy School of Government (HKS) is committed to advancing the public interest. One of the most important ways we deliver on that mission is by training skilled, enlightened leaders who can really make a difference for people and their daily lives. Connect with admissions staff to learn about master’s degree programs in both a one-year and two-year format. This session will also include information regarding the undergraduate HKS Public Policy Leadership Conference. All class years are encouraged to attend.

Spring 2017 Events

UNC School of Medicine

Friday, January 27 (3:00pm – 4:00pm)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level) logo_uncsog

Honors Carolina juniors and seniors planning to apply to medical school are encouraged to attend a UNC School of Medicine Admissions Information workshop with Robert A Basford, MD. Dr. Bashford is Associate Dean for Admissions in the UNC School of Medicine.  He holds appointments as full Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry as well as in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Gain insight into the UNC School of Medicine admissions process and learn strategies for building a strong application.

Project Horseshoe Farm: 13-month Community Health Fellowship

Information Session: Thursday, January 19 (Noon – 1:00pm) (Lunch provided)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level)

Looking for hands-on experience in community health, non-profit leadership, or education? Consider the Project Horseshoe Farm fellowship in Alabama!

  • Design and manage adult day programs that build upon strengths of the community
  • Staff a supported housing program for elderly women with mental illness
  • Work with vulnerable members of the community to facilitate wellness and improve quality of life
  • Manage afterschool programs for K-12th graders
  • Gain first-hand experience in community healthcare, non-profit management, and education

For more information, visit their website (www.ProjectHSF.org). Please send any questions to either hsf.fellows@gmail.com or former fellow Linda Yang at yangll@live.unc.edu.

GlaxoSmithKline: Leveraging your Liberal Arts Degree to a Career in the Healthcare Industry

Friday, March 3 (Noon – 1:00pm) (Lunch provided)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level) GSK

Eager to explore all the directions your humanities degree may take you? Thinking of careers in the dynamic and multifaceted healthcare industry? Join us for an afternoon with recent Carolina alums and current members of GlaxoSmithKline’s Future Leaders Program as they share their experiences leveraging Bachelor’s in Spanish, Psychology, Global Studies, and Biomedical Engineering to launch careers in pharmaceuticals and healthcare management. Lunch will be provided.

Fall 2016 Events

Teach for America

Wednesday, November 30 (12:15pm – 1:15pm)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level) logo_teachforamerica

Looking for a way to realize your leadership ambitions and made an immediate impact after graduation? Come sit and chat with LaDarian Smith, a UNC Class of 2014 and the current Teach for America recruiter at Carolina. Lunch will be provided.

Goldman Sachs

Thursday, November 3 (5:00pm – 6:00pm)
Graham Memorial, John Lindsay Morehead II Lounge logo_goldmansachs

Honors Carolina second-year students are invited to join Paul Parker, Co-Chairman, Global M&A at Goldman, Sachs, and Co. for an information session. Paul will share insight into the investment banking field, Goldman’s internship program, and full time positions with Goldman Sachs. There will be time for a short Q&A at the end of the session. This is a great opportunity to learn about investment banking.

Deloitte Consulting

Friday, September 9 (1:30pm – 3:00pm)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level)

logo_deloitte“Introduction to Consulting” session, followed by breakouts in two separate rooms – one for underclassmen to allow them to ask the more introductory questions, and another for upperclassmen to allow them to get their questions about the full-time and internship recruiting cycle answered.  Erika Keil –  ’14, Eric Nelson –  ’14, , Haley Salito – ’15, and Brad Deal – ’15, and Alina Capanyola – GT ’10, HBS ‘15 as planned hosts.

Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government

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Hanes Hall, Room 239A/B

Information session with Harvard Kennedy School’s Director of Admissions.

 

Spring 2016 Events

Student U

Wednesday, January 20 (4:00pm – 5:00pm)
Graham Memorial, Room 039 (Basement Level)

logo_studentuStudent U is a college-access organization based in Durham, NC that is looking for undergraduates interested in teaching summer school programs for middle and high school students. Student U teachers work full-time in the summer, creating lesson plans, teaching their own classes, and working collaboratively with other teachers to engage and inspire students to gain academic skills and take ownership over their own education.

 

Past Visits

The following companies and professional schools have held information sessions for Honors Carolina students in the past:

  • The Boston Consulting Group (Luncheon)
  • Deloitte Consulting (Luncheon)
  • BMO Financial Group
  • McKinney Mternship Program
  • Goldman Sachs
  • Teach for America
  • Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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