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Do you want to utilize your Arabic or Russian language skills in your career? If you do, you should attend these two employer info sessions this week!

Torden is a New England-based professional services firm that provides foreign language solutions to the Federal Government – specifically, the Intelligence Community. Working as members of an integrated Government-Contractor team in support our nation’s National Security, Torden language professionals help protect against threats emanating from our Nation’s adversaries.

Torden language professionals must meet the Government language requirements, as well as be vetted for security clearances. The qualification process can be lengthy, but can also be accomplished while you are completing your degrees.

Torden’s requirements include Russian and Arabic language professionals to support National Level intelligence requirements from U.S.-based facilities. Their employees are a combination of native linguists and graduates from the nation’s top institutions for foreign languages. They will brief you on their current openings, the security process, and what life is like as a Torden professional.

Date: Wednesday, April 14

Time: 6pm-7pm EST

Click here to register in handshake!

Arab-American Business & Professional Association (ABPA) Institute is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to providing free professional development and internship opportunities to underrepresented groups, minorities, and Arab-American students across the US to boost their participation in civic services, federal agencies, Fortune500 companies, Think-Tanks, and Non-Profits.  

ABPA Institute’s Internship Placement Program (IPP) is an experiential learning program that empowers Arab-American students to integrate theoretical knowledge in their academic curriculum with practical application in a professional setting.  

The goal of ABPA Institute’s IPP is to foster Arab-American students’ professional skills and enable them to benefit from the vast opportunities across the United States.  

ABPA Institute’s IPP is a collaboration among ABPA Institute, a host employer, and the student. The role of ABPA Institute is to facilitate the way for young talents to their best career path within the public or private sector. ABPA Institute’s signature established a robust internship program that placed students within many top organizations including Bureau of Land Management of Dept. Interior, Dept. of State, Middle Eastern Institute, Gulf International Forum, US-UAE Business Council, Dept. Energy, and many more in the recent years.  

Moreover, ABPA Institute helps all Arab-American student applicants with the most critical mentorship services including:  
-Providing students one-on-one advising to prepare their internship application packages  
-Offering individually tailored mentoring services including: how to write a resume & cover letter for Federal internship positions and how to succeed in job interviews  
-Providing editing services such as: feedback on applicants’ cover letter, resume, and writing samples  
They offer paid/unpaid or academic credit, depending on ABPA Institute’s agreement with the host employer.  

Join. Connect. Grow. Arab-American Business and Professional Association (ABPA) is a Non-Profit organization. ABPA strives to promote networking and professional opportunities Arab-Americans, African Americans, Asians, Pacific Islanders and Native Americans, Hispanics, Veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Date: Friday, April 16

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00 pm EST

Click here to register in handshake!

Curious about a career in public relations?

Learn how you can put your liberal arts skills in writing, unpacking ideas and collaboration to use in the fast-paced world of a PR agency on Thursday, February 4 from 4pm-5pm EST.

Join Gabrielle Simon and Mark LaVoie, of financial communications agency Prosek Partners, for an information session on working in communications and public relations, what Prosek Partners does for clients, post-graduate job opportunities in Boston and New York and a lively Q&A session.

Prosek Partners is among the largest independent public relations firms in the U.S., and one of the few domestic, mid-size firms that offers global capabilities through its London office and international network. Specializing in providing a full range of communications solutions to financial and professional services companies, the firm delivers an unexpected level of passion, creativity and marketing savvy. Prosek Partners’ “Unboxed Communications” approach brings breakthrough ideas to every client engagement.

Click here to register in handshake for the PR event on Thursday, February 4!

Join a virtual chat with TransPerfect, the world’s leading enabler of Global Communications – Wednesday, January 27

Sarah Scrudato ’13 and fellow colleagues will provide information and insights on the three full-time job opportunities posted in Handshake.

The world’s best businesses know that potential customers can be anywhere. TransPerfect helps their clients to BE EVERYWHERE. With global headquarters in New York and offices in 90 cities across 6 continents, TransPerfect is the world’s largest privately held provider of language services and related technologies. “At TransPerfect, we are looking for people who would like to make the world a more globalized place by solving complex problems and helping other businesses grow.”

The TransPerfect family of companies offers a full range of language and business solutions, including: Translation and Language Services, Website and Software Localization, Globalization Consulting, Multicultural Marketing, Staffing and Recruiting, Legal Services, E-Learning Platform, Multimedia solutions, AI Data Solutions, and Interpretation.

  • Click here to register for the virtual chat on Wednesday, January 27 from 4-5pm EST.
  • Click here to review the three full-time positions currently posted in handshake.

Dow Jones News Fund Journalism Conventions – Deadline date to apply – Sunday, August 30

The Dow Jones News Fund invites college students interested in journalism or working for student media to apply for free registration to attend virtual journalism conventions.

The News Fund will provide free registrations to these upcoming conferences:

Applicants should submit this form, which requires a 500-word essay, resume and contact information for one journalistic reference. Deadline to apply for both is Sunday, Aug. 30 at midnight.

As part of their sponsorship, each student will write about their experience, summarize a panel or interview with a fellow journalist at the convention, which may be published on the News Fund website and social media.  

The New Formula Fueling Modern Marketing – Why EQ, AI, and creativity are the most crucial factors in the new era of marketing

Consider this: Before any digital marketing content is consumed, a reader must first emerge on the other end of a complex passage of decision-making moments characterized by keystrokes and clicks. It’s no simple process amid an ocean of options and limited time. Click here to read the complete article.

One on One Interview with Greg Revelle, CMO of Kohl’s

Greg Revelle is CMO at Kohl’s, a major U.S. retailer with 1,100 stores in 49 states. He is a member of the ANA’s Global Leadership Coalition, in partnership with WARC and Cannes Lions. He spoke to the ANA and WARC about the company’s COVID-19 media mix, adapting creative production to map to quickening changes in consumer trends, and other issues during this unusual time. Click here to download the report.