The education services company ranks Hollins as having the #5 Best Alumni Network in the country and #21 in the category Best Schools for Internships. It also selected Hollins as one of the nation’s top 200 colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price.
Hollins students will have the opportunity to interact with more than 25 area businesses and organizations during the first-ever HireHollins: Employer – Talent Showcase on Tuesday, March 5. Participants reflect the breadth and scope of the business, nonprofit, government, healthcare, and arts sectors in the region.
Handshake is a premier career management system that connects students with Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of other organizations for jobs and internships and offers a wide range of educational resources.
Seventy-nine Hollins alumnae from a variety of fields returned to campus to talk about how they have translated their liberal arts education into satisfying careers during the university’s sixth annual Career Connection Conference (C3).
Karen M. Cardozo, who has worked as a career counselor at Harvard University and at Williams College, as a dean of student and academic affairs at Mount Holyoke College, and as a faculty member on all campuses of the Five College Consortium of Western Massachusetts, has been named executive director of career development.
Just a few months after graduation, Tegan Harcourt ’17 is working with a company globally renowned for strategic planning and communications consultation, thanks to her Hollins experience and the backing of a dedicated alumnae network.
President Nancy Gray and Board of Trustees Chair Judy Lambeth ’73 discuss Hollins’ 175th anniversary and how the university is ready fiscally and academically to meet the present and future challenges in higher learning in the February 2017 issue of Virginia Business magazine.
During this year’s Short Term, Hollins’ Signature Internship Program is offering opportunities for sophomores, juniors, and seniors to gain real-world experience at more than 70 businesses and organizations in Washington, D.C., New York City, Philadelphia, Richmond, and other locations.
Lindsey Pollak, best-selling author of “Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World,” will share her knowledge and advice with Hollins students on October 20.
Hollins’ second Career Connection Conference on October 10 featured an array of panels, workshops, presentations, and networking opportunities.