Soralee Ayvar ’07 – Operations Director for Art Studio Miami

Soralee Ayvar is the Operations Director of Art Studio Inc.,

Art Studio Miami is an Non-Profit Organization (NPO) with the mission of empowering young minds through creative-holistic arts integration  by providing a safe location where youth are inspired and guided by artists, teachers, professionals and mentors who support the student’s education and career development through the integration of creative holistic arts. Soralee joined Art Studio as a volunteer in 2009 and became Operations Director in 2010 with 15+ years of experience in youth development, volunteer management, training and life skills.

After studying music in middle school and theater (with a specialty in Mime and Costume/Makeup Design) in high school, Soralee received her B.A in Sociology from Dartmouth College and an M.S. in Business Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Soralee’s current role continues her long-time personal vision to empower the next generation of leaders with the creative tools, knowledge and motivation to innovate and create positive change for themselves and their local and global community. (Bio kindly provided by Ms. Ayvar)

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Soralee Ayvar
Operations Director
Art Studio Miami
www.ArtStudioMiami.org

Empowering Young Minds | Healing Systemic Poverty

Soralee joined us via Skype on Tues, April 9, 2013.  Please check back for an audio recording of the session.

CAREER CONVERSATION with Soralee Ayvar ’07 – TUES @ 12:15 PM

Soralee Ayvar is the Operations Director of Art Studio Inc.,

Art Studio Miami is an Non-Profit Organization (NPO) with the mission of empowering young minds through creative-holistic arts integration  by providing a safe location where youth are inspired and guided by artists, teachers, professionals and mentors who support the student’s education and career development through the integration of creative holistic arts. Soralee joined Art Studio as a volunteer in 2009 and became Operations Director in 2010 with 15+ years of experience in youth development, volunteer management, training and life skills.

After studying music in middle school and theater (with a specialty in Mime and Costume/Makeup Design) in high school, Soralee received her B.A in Sociology from Dartmouth College and an M.S. in Business Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Soralee’s current role continues her long-time personal vision to empower the next generation of leaders with the creative tools, knowledge and motivation to innovate and create positive change for themselves and their local and global community. (Bio kindly provided by Ms. Ayvar)

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Soralee Ayvar
Operations Director
Art Studio Miami
www.ArtStudioMiami.org

Empowering Young Minds | Healing Systemic Poverty

Extended Drop-ins: Same Time, New Location

Do you live in the library from mid-afternoon to night? Have any career or graduate school questions?  Still seeking a summer internship or advice on how to get a recommendation for that application due next week?

Career Services advisors are available for Drop-In meetings from 1:30 to 4 pm everyday in Career Services, 63 South Main Street. You can find us on the second floor of the Bank of America building.

You can also meet with Career Services advisors on Tuesday and Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm in the new Undergraduate Deans Office on the first floor of Carson Hall, Suite 125. (This is the same location as the old Computer Store.) No need to sign up in advance for these extra hours;  Drop-Ins are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Simply stop by during Drop-In hours with your questions, concerns, and printed copies of any materials you want reviewed.

We look forward to seeing you!

EMPLOYER INFO SESSIONS – Spring 2013

Open to ALL Students!

  • Meet recruiters and make valuable contacts for the future
  • Learn about the culture, structure and opportunities in different organizations and careers
  • Hear what a typical day on the job entails (hours, responsibilities, work environment, tools)
  • Discover which skills you’ll need for each position and how employers will help you develop professionally
  • Ask questions, such as what they seek in a resume and how you should prepare for interviews

RSVP BY VISITING THIS LINK: http://www.wejoinin.com/career.services@dartmouth.edu. REQUIRED by NOON the day before the event.

*When you RSVP, we notify our guest speakers of your intent so they plan accordingly. Upon registering for an info session, you will receive an email from WeJoinIn.com with a cancellation link.  If you find later on that you are unable to attend, be sure to use this link to cancel your RSVP.

*Recommended Student Attire: Business Casual

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

EPIC
April 2 at 7pm in Haldeman 041
www.epicsystems.com

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding job? Interested in healthcare? How about technology? Then Epic is the place for you! Seniors are encouraged to attend, but all years are welcome!
What: Epic is a leading healthcare software company in Madison, WI that is revolutionizing the way patients receive care. We are seeking bright, talented, and motivated individuals from all majors to join our team and make a difference. Come to this informal information session and hear Molly Khalil ’12* talk about the company and her experience transitioning from Dartmouth to Epic. Why: Here at Epic, you have the chance improve patient care and lives. Don’t you want to do something Epic? (*Molly graduated in 2012 with a bachelors in Psychology. She was captain of the varsity softball team and a member of Tri Delta sorority.)

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

CITY YEAR
April 3 at 7pm in Carson L01
www.cityyear.org

Interested in helping youth, but not committed to teaching yet? Not sure what you want to do after graduation? Looking for a rewarding gap year opportunity? City Year is an organization that puts talented young adults in under resourced schools to mentor and tutor students with the goal of getting and keeping students on track to graduate high school. With one year of your life, you could drastically change the lives of young students. For more information, join us for an informal info session to learn more and see why you should apply!

Thursday, April 4, 2013

PEACE CORPS
April 4 at 7pm in Carson L02
www.peacecorps.gov

Peace Corps service is the opportunity of a lifetime and offers two years of international development experience immediately upon graduation. The application process takes 9 – 12 months from the day you apply to your date of departure; so NOW is the time to start preparing! Stop by the Peace Corps Info Session at Dartmouth  to learn about Volunteer experiences from a local Recruiter and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, have your questions answered, and gain tips to guide you through the application process. Learn about current sustainable development project opportunities in the field. We are working in emerging and essential areas such as sustainable agriculture and microfinance, and contributing to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. Imagine where Peace Corps service can take you and your career!

Questions? Email srs@dartmouth.edu.

Is there an MBA in your future? Check out Tuck!

Planning to pursue an MBA after finishing your Bachelor’s degree at Dartmouth? Curious about what an MBA program is?

The Tuck Admissions Office invites you to explore another part of campus and the possibility of a future in business.  Throughout the spring, they are offering opportunities to visit Tuck, interact with current students and talk to staff:

8:30 AM or 10:20 AM – Class Visit
12 PM – Lunch with Students
12:45 PM – Tour of Tuck
1:30 PM – Q&A with an Admissions Officer

The program is available every Monday and Tuesday through May, with a couple of exceptions.  Here are program dates:

March 26, 27
April 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 23, 30
May 6, 7, 14, 20, 21

***To reserve a spot, or if you have any questions, please contact Gelsey Tolosa  (gelsey.a.tolosa<at>tuck<dot>dartmouth<dot>edu).

If you’re unable to attend but have questions about Tuck’s MBA program, don’t hesitate to contact the Admissions office.

They are looking forward to meeting you!

CAREER CONVERSATION with Joe LaBracio ’00 (Agent for United Talent Agency)

  • Career Services is hosting a Career Conversation via Skype with Talent Agent Joe LaBracio ’00
  • April 2 (Tues) @ 12:30 PM in the Career Services Workshop Room
  • 63 South Main Street (Bank of America Bldg), 2nd Floor
  • RSVP:  http://www.wejoinin.com/career.services@dartmouth.edu 

Joe LaBracio ’00

Agent, United Talent Agency

Joe LaBracio is the co-head of the Alternative Television department at United Talent Agency (UTA), where he has played an integral role in building the agency’s international and cable television business, packaging over 100 cable and network television shows in the past year. LaBracio represents Emmy and Peabody-award winning executive producers, directors and production companies as well as several independent UK and European production companies. A graduate of Dartmouth College with a degree in Government and Italian, LaBracio began his television career doing a producer fellowship at ABC News Nightline. He cut the fellowship short to work as Ted Koppel’s assistant for two years before moving to Los Angeles to work at CBS where he was hired as an assistant to then Senior Vice President of Alternative Series Development. LaBracio was rapidly promoted through the ranks at CBS in 10 months and served as Director of Alternative Series Development, where he oversaw production on The Amazing Race, Big Brother, and Rock Star, among other shows before leaving to join CAA as an agent in 2006. He left CAA to join UTA in 2008. Several of the shows that he has helped to put together in the passed few years are: Catfish (MTV), The Great Food Truck Race (Food), Gloryhounds (special on Animal Planet), The American Baking Competition (coming to CBS in May), Preachers’ Daughters (Lifetime), Big Rig Bounty Hunters (History). He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.  (Bio kindly submitted by Joe LaBracio’s office)

Joe LaBracio ’00 on DAEMA

United Talent Agency

Career Blitz: INTERNATIONAL

 

TOPICS INCLUDE:

1. Export-Import Bank of the United States – Public Affairs Specialist POST-GRAD
2. Council on Foreign Relations -Research Associates – POST-GRAD
3. Honduras – Health Education & Advocacy Liaisons- INTERNSHIP
4. Costa Rica – Center for Sustainable Development Studies – Program Intern, POST-GRAD
5. ‘Virtual’ Research INTERNSHIP, China Brief – The Jamestown Foundation
(DC)
6. Switzerland – UN Watch – INTERN
7. China Market Research Group – 2-Year Business Analyst Program
8. JUNIORS – Fulbright Applications – Open MAY 1 – Various Abroad Opportunities
9.  Germany – Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center – INTERN
10. Conversation: CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Meeting Public Challenges from the Private Sector
Speaker:  Michael Fairbanks, co-founder of SEVEN (Social Equity Venture Fund)

 

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1. Export-Import Bank of the United States – Public Affairs Specialist POST-GRAD:
The Ex-Im Bank is the official export credit agency of the United States. This position is located in the Office of Communications-Public Affairs and is being filled under the Pathways Recent Graduate Program. Activities include preparation of information on Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank’s export financing programs and policies to domestic and international news media, U.S. and foreign businesses, banks, federal/state/local government agencies, private organizations and groups, and the general public.
Deadline:  MARCH 27
Website: http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/339679500

 

2. Council on Foreign Relations-Research Associates – POST-GRAD
            1) Southeast Asia (DC); 2) Global Health (NY):
1)Support a CFR Fellow whose work examines U.S. policy toward Southeast Asia. Must have 1+ yr. of administrative and/or internship experience; 2) Support Senior Fellow for Global Health Laurie Garrett, a highly sought after expert on many global health issues, including global health funding, HIV/AIDS, and biosecurity. Send Resume & Cover Letter (incl. position name in email) to Council on Foreign Relations Human Resources Office 58 E. 68th St., New York, NY 10065 FAX: (212) 434-9893 humanresources@cfr.org
Website: www.cfr.org

3. Honduras – Global Healing – Health Education & Advocacy Liaisons (HEAL)  – INTERNSHIP:
HEAL student internship provides advanced undergraduate students with a unique opportunity to experience pediatric medicine and community health at the Roatán Volunteer Pediatric Clinic (RVPC) in Roatán, Honduras. As part of the American and Honduran medical team, student interns play a key role in the daily operations of the RVPC. Outside of clinic, student interns volunteer with local community organizations and/or carry out their own community or public health projects. Send Resume & Cover Letter to healinternship@gmail.com
Website: http://www.roatanclinic.org/heal/index.html

 

4. Costa Rica – Center for Sustainable Development Studies – Program Intern, POST-GRAD:
The School for Field Studies (SFS) is  nation’s largest field-based provider of environmental study abroad programs, the interns provide support in the areas of Research, Student Programming, and Operations. This includes program delivery, academics, research, group dynamics, logistics, program safety, risk management and site maintenance. Mid-August 2013-August 2014.
Website: http://fieldstudies.catsone.com/careers/?portal=

 

5. ‘Virtual’ Research INTERNSHIP, China Brief – The Jamestown Foundation (DC)
Research and analyze a variety of foreign, defense, economic and policy issues related to China between 15-20 hrs @ week. Receive assignments, conduct research and analysis, and submit contributions via the Internet. Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is preferred. Interns work directly with the China Brief Editor, Peter Mattis. email a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Peter Mattis: mattis@jamestown.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Research Intern.”
Website: http://www.jamestown.org/aboutus/employment/

6. Switzerland – UN Watch – INTERN:
UN Watch’s mission is to monitor the performance of the United Nations according to the yardstick of its Charter and to protect human rights for all.  Substantive intern responsibilities can include research and writing of reports, drafting correspondence, monitoring and reporting on meetings at the UN, attending and reporting on meetings with diplomats and UN officials, fact-checking and taking notes.  Preference is given to candidates who apply at least 6 months in advance.
Website: http://www.unwatch.org/site/c.bdKKISNqEmG/b.1320701/k.61F9/Employment__Internships.htm

 

7. China Market Research Group – 2-Year Business Analyst Program:
Learn and practice the skills necessary to perform top-tier market research and strategy consulting
Website: http://www.cmrconsulting.com.cn/careers/baprogram.html

 

8. JUNIORS – Fulbright Applications – Open MAY 1 – Various Abroad Opportunities:
Get started investigating Fulbright grants for 1) Study/Research (Business, Journalism, Sciences and Public Health and Creative/Performing Arts) ; 2) English Teaching Assistantships 3) Fulbright-mtvU (international musical culture); 4) Travel Grants (Italy, Germany, and Hungary) http://us.fulbrightonline.org/fulbright-us-student-program
Website: Preliminary campus deadline: July 1 – check with www.dartmouth.edu/~scholarship  !

 

9.  Germany – Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center – INTERN:
Internships should last at least 8 weeks. The Primate Center is part of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropologhy.  Please send your application at least 6 months in advance to:
Daniel Hanus   zoocoordinator@eva.mpg.de  Phone: +49 (341) 3550 – 610
Website: http://www.eva.mpg.de/positions-available/department-of-developmental-and-comparative-psychology.html

 

10.  CAREERS IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Meeting Public Challenges from the Private Sector
Speaker:  Michael Fairbanks, co-founder of SEVEN (Social Equity Venture Fund) is a virtual non-profit entity run by entrepreneurs whose strategy is to markedly increase the rate of innovation and diffusion of enterprise-based solutions to poverty)
THURSDAY, March 28, 1-2pm @ Haldeman 041
*R.S.V.P. to dickey.student.programs@dartmouth.edu
Panera lunch provided

ALSO, see INTERNATIONAL Career Link at http://www.dartmouth.edu/~csrc/explore/careers/intl.html

**To schedule an Appointment with an Advisor, call Career Services at 646-2215

 

 

 

Creative Arts Alumni Career Panel – March 29th @ 3:30 PM

Learn about the Career Paths of the following Alumni on the Creative Arts Career Panel on Fri, 3/29 @ 3:30 PM:

Nance Silliman ’95 ’96MALS – Artist/Gallery Owner @ Nuance Gallery

Nance Silliman, the owner of Nuance Gallery in Windsor, Vermont, is an accomplished artist and art educator. She has exhibited her oil and acrylic paintings, as well as prints, multi-media works, and charcoal and pastel drawings, in multiple locations in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Venues have included AVA Gallery and Art Center in Lebanon, Artful Things in Lebanon, Gallery 147 in Windsor, Black River Art Guild in Ludlow, Baker Berry Library and the Women’s Resource Center at Dartmouth College in Hanover, Twin Columns in Claremont, and West River Art in Rutland. Recent exhibitions include AVA Gallery members’ exhibition THE WAY WE WORK; Blue Angel Studio, Chester, Massachusetts; Hartland Public Library, Hartland, Vermont; and the Welcome Center in Guilford, Vermont. For 12 years, through 2010, Nancy Silliman was Assistant to the Director of Dartmouth’s Studio Art Exhibition Program. She holds a B.A. Degree and a Masters of Liberal Studies (MALS) from Dartmouth College. She is also a published poet and playwright whose work has been performed by such theater groups as The Parish Players and written about in the MALS quarterly publication. (Bio kindly submitted by Nance Silliman)

 Bradford Drazen ’90 – News Anchor @ NBC 

Brad Drazen ‘90 has had quite an eclectic career arc. After majoring in Drama and English at Dartmouth, he moved to New York to pursue an acting career.  He worked (periodically) in theater, commercials and independent films. His tour de force role was playing Greg in “The Real Live Brady Bunch” Off-Broadway.  He then moved to Los Angeles where he continued to work (a little less often) in theater, TV and film.

In 1997, Brad transitioned to the world of broadcast journalism, and he’s currently the morning news anchor and education correspondent for NBC Connecticut. Since arriving at the station in 2000, his assignments have run the gamut from crime and breaking news to presidential politics and sports. Brad has interviewed newsmakers ranging from governors and senators to Bill Cosby and Dr. Bill Petit ‘78. He has several won several awards for his work, including four Boston/New England Emmy Awards for writing, producing and feature reporting.

Brad is perhaps most proud of the work he’s done in the community over the past decade.  The opportunity to make a difference while working with organizations like the Boys and Girls Clubs, the United Way and Special Olympics is the most rewarding aspect of his job.

Brad also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from UCLA Anderson and has taught courses in marketing and communications at Central Connecticut State University and Eastern Connecticut State University. (Bio kindly submitted by Brad Drazen)

Paul Gross ’73 – Jeweler @ Designer Gold

Paul Gross discovered a passion for making jewelry when he stumbled into the Hopkins Center Student Workshops Jewelry Studio as a freshman in 1969.  He had never even taken an art course in high school, so finding that he had some artistic talent was a surprising revelation.  He worked as a student assistant in the Jewelry Studio all four years at Dartmouth, learning all aspects of his craft.  After 2 years teaching school in Lebanon, Paul decided to try goldsmithing as a profession, first working for The Goldsmith, Ltd in Chicago, then moving back to Hanover in 1976 and establishing his business in 1977.  Paul and his wife, Peggy Sadler, own Designer Gold in Hanover, where he has been making custom designed and limited edition jewelry for 36 years.  He was won several national and regional design awards for his jewelry. (Bio kindly submitted by Paul Gross)

 

Eli Burakian ’00 – Photographer @ Dartmouth College 

Eli Burakian joined the Office of Public Affairs at Dartmouth College in November 2011 as the official college photographer. Burakian says he never expected to come back to his alma mater as a full-time staff member but found the position to be the perfect fit.   While at Dartmouth, Burak majored in geography with a minor in earth sciences. Outside of class, he raced on the Alpine Development Ski Team, enjoyed the outdoors with the DOC, and hiked 1,000 miles of the Appalachian Trail.

Eli previously worked as a freelance photographer; has co-photographed books; and now is responsible for the documentation of the College’s history through the visual medium of photography.  For further information, please consult the press release upon his hire. To learn more join us on Friday, March 29th @ 3:30 PM in the Career Services office.

 

 

 

 

 

This program is presented as part of the celebration of Dartmouth’s Year of the Arts initiative.

2/28 & 3/1 Tuck Conference on the Power of Incentives (Apply Now!)

Apply now to attend. Applications due 2/13.

 

Every year, MBA students at Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business organize and host a conference that examines the impact of a selected initiative on business and society. This year, the conference examines the influence that incentives can play in improving the quality of life across sectors — from healthcare and education to clean energy and social change.

The conference organizers have graciously offered up to 30 undergraduates the opportunity to attend the conference for free. The application process for an invitation is simple — review the conference website, and tell us:

  • Why you want to attend,
  • What you hope to gain from the experience,
  • And how you hope to connect what you learn to your career.To apply, click here.

All applications are due by Wednesday, February 13. Invites will be issued by February 20. (If you have to miss a session or two during class, that’s okay!)

 

All Ivy Career Fair 3/1: Save Your Spot on the Big Green Bus!

Banner for the All Ivy Career Fair showing shields of participating universities and March 1 date

Career Services is partnering with the Sustainability Office to provide round-trip transportation for 20 students to the All Ivy Environmental and Sustainable Development Career Fair at Columbia University in New York on March 1.

The Big Green Bus will be leaving at 6am and traveling to Columbia University for one of the best Environmental Career Fairs around!  Last year over 70 employers participated, including representatives from for-profit organizations, government and non-profit.

Visit the career fair website to learn more about the conference and register.

Signing up for the fair and the road trip is a two-step process if you want a ride.

  1. Register to attend the fair on the conference website. It’s free and will allow you to share your resume with participating employers seeking to fill openings for full-time positions and internships.
  2. Secure your space on the Big Green Bus. Send an e-mail to Sustainable.Dartmouth@dartmouth.edu and pay a deposit of $20 to hold your spot.
     (You’ll get $10 back on the bus).Deposits can be delivered to:  The Sustainability Office in Steele 112 (You can also drop off a deposit during office hours in Robinson Hall from noon to 2 pm in Robinson 108 or by sending a check to Jenna Musco HB #6182)

    All checks must be made out to the Dartmouth Sustainability Office.

Transportation is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline to secure a spot on the bus is Friday, February 15.

Let’s go get awesome GREEN JOBS and INTERNSHIPS!