MEMO for Week of 20 January 2020


Afraid of MAJOR commitment?
Want to know what Markets, Innovation & Design (MIDE) is all about?
Join senior MIDE students and professors for fun, food and camaraderie and discover the MAJOR differences in Markets, Innovation & Design on
Thursday 1/23 from 4-5pm in Taylor Hall, Room 115 (the MIDE studio).

Save the Date and start Getting Ready for the Fabulous Freeman Week, to be held Feb 16-21, 2020
…featuring social events with faculty, staff and fellow students, tabling with daily prizes in Taylor Hall, the annual Management Dinner in Larison Hall with presentations by this year’s selected Walling Speaker on Thursday, February 20, and the fantastic ‘Standing Room Only Chock Full of Amazing Panels and Industry Sessions Business Trends Summit’on Friday, February 21st!

Watch your email for invites later this week and BE SURE to RSVP to the invite to save your spot!


Beyond the Bucknell Bubble: Personal Finances in the Real World – Saturday, February 1st 8:15am-4:30pm ACWS First Floor – breakfast & lunch included for ALL BUCKNELL SENIORS!
“Do you know how to check, interpret, and build your credit score?”  “Will you leave Bucknell with student loan debt?” “Did your job offer come with a 401(k) plan?” Join the professors in Accounting & Financial Management and get answers to these questions and more in the “Personal Finances in the Real World” Seminar. Located on the First Floor of Academic West. This event is open to all majors. Sign up HERE.

Registration will begin at 8:30am – presentations by ACFM faculty begin at 9:00am and run through 4:15pm with a break for lunch. All sessions will be held throughout the first floor of ACWS and breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Do you have a summer internship lined up? If not, consider the Bucknell in Dublin – Summer Internship Program (June 6-Aug 1). 
This 8-week summer program provides:

  • a guaranteed 8 week internship with an Irish company providing global work experience which catches the eyes of recruiters and provides interesting talking points during future job interviews;
  • 2.0 Bucknell course credits that satisfy the global connections and arts & humanities CCC requirements and transfer back a grade (non-Bucknell summer courses transfer back as .75 credit and do not count towards your GPA); 
  • Single room apartment style housing on University College Dublin’s campus;
  • Numerous events/excursions throughout the 8 week period

The application deadline is February 1 to provide our colleagues in Dublin with enough time to scope out the best internships available in each student’s area of interest. Copy this URL into your browser to learn more information about the program and how to apply:

Feel free to reach out to some of the Bucknell students who participated in the program last year to hear more about their amazing experiences: Arianne Evans, Luke Grover, Connery Mayer, Sam Yildirimlar. Please contact the program director, Dean Ivy Kepner, with any questions at or attend a Jan 23 info session from 5-6 pm in Arches Lounge (ELC).  


Consider signing up on the BRIDGE for Explore, PwC’s One-Day Career Discovery Program, Feb 17, 2020 in NYC.
PwC’s Explore program is a one day program focused on helping participants identify and analyze their strengths, values and passions to better understand who they are and what they want to do. Participants will leave with a stronger sense of who they are, who PwC is and what future opportunities might exist for them in professional services. For full details and eligibility requirements, go to Management BLOG.. To register please use this link to sign-up:

Applications to the Program for Undergraduate Research (PUR) are Due February 4th.
Applications to PUR to pursue research, scholarship or creative endeavors in the summer 2020 under the guidance of faculty mentors are DUE FEBRUARY 4th. Awards are determined on a competitive basis by faculty selection committees. Successful applicants are awarded $400 per week, in the form of three stipend payments over the summer, in addition to on-campus housing.  Detailed information and application are available at Students are advised to identify and consult their faculty mentors as soon as possible.

To help students craft well written proposals, the Career Advancement Center is offering a PUR application writing session on Tues Jan 21, 5-6 pm, ELC 217. Students will also learn there about a multitude of other programs that can support their scholarly undertakings. Further inquiries, please contact 

NYC, Boston & Philadelphia FAO Schwarz Fellowships – paid! Deadline to apply is Feb 15th!
Each year FAO Schwarz offers six PAID two year fellowships at high-impact nonprofit organizations in NYC, Boston and Philadelphia to recent grads who have the potential to become future social impact leaders. These transformative Fellowship experiences combine direct service and special projects with professional development, mentoring and networking opportunities. More information here on FAO Schwarz FellowshipsDeadline to apply is Feb 15th. Questions? Contact Center for Career Advancement. 

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May 28th, 2020

Essential Advice for Entry-Level Job and Internship Hunting During COVID-19–overview of recent webinar with advice points

In midst of trying to navigate our new normal, career coaches are telling new graduates and internship seekers a bit of advice

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May 14th, 2020

Professor Tammy Hiller honored as favorite professor

Each year, Poets&Quants asks the 100 Best & Brightest business majors to name their favorite business professor — and share what made them so special. From there, P&Q selects the best responses to honor those faculty members who stand out by truly going above-and-beyond. What made these professors so special? “Tammy Hiller, Management, because she taught me to see business through not only the lens of profits but also through the lens of people and the planet. I took her introductory management course during my first year at the Freeman College of Management. The models and frameworks that we studied during that semester have become the […]

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May 11th, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 6PM EDT, Q&A Webinar with the SEO Career Recruiting Team

SEO Career is currently recruiting freshmen and sophomores seeking summer 2021 internships.  Join Sabrina Slade, Assistant Director, and Sarah Lawrence, Recruiting Manager, of the SEO Career Recruiting Team to learn more about our application process and eligibility requirements, program benefits, and answer any of your questions! Click here to register SEO Career is currently recruiting freshmen and sophomores seeking summer 2021 internships in business, finance, technology, and real estate. Students must identify as Black, Hispanic, or Native American and graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree December 2021 or later in order to be eligible. To learn more, visit our website-

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May 11th, 2020

Job and Internship Postings

Here are some jobs and internship postings from the Center for Career Advancement. Be sure to check out the BRIDGE for more details and to apply. The Center can also be helpful with appointments and pointers to create the best application. Jobs Organization Name Job Title AYCO, A Goldman Sachs Company (Saratoga Springs, NY) Client Analyst – Counseling CDW Entry Level Sales – Sales Training Program -Lincolnshire, IL Cloverlay Investment Analyst Defense Contract Audit Agency Auditors, GS-7 through GS-11 Epic Project Manager Fast Enterprises Technical Team Member Fidelity Investments Customer Relationship Advocate Foundations Financial Partners Financial Advisor GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Business […]

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May 11th, 2020

What’s Your Story for Summer 2020

THIS SESSION IS CANCELLED DUE TO A PROGRAMMING CONFLICT. Reach out to Missy anytime with questions. Thursday, May 21, Noon-1PM, EDT Open Session Join in a zoom open hour session with Director of Experiential Programs, Missy Gutkowksi for ideas to shape what you do this summer.

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May 8th, 2020

MGMT 216 Half Credit Virtual Internship Course, Summer 2020

Instructor: Missy Gutkowski, Director of Experiential Programs Bucknell University Freeman College of Management The purpose of the Virtual Internship Program course is to provide guidance and professional development for students who have obtained virtual internship experiences. In addition to completing the virtual internship, students will engage with Bucknell alumni, parents and professionals who are eager to provide insights and guidance to help shape students paths. Students will enhance their knowledge and skills by:  ·         Exploring a particular industry or career path ·         Gathering information on an industry culture, norms, and expectations ·         Contributing to projects for an employer, industry or larger purpose ·         Networking with a potential employer and […]

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April 14th, 2020

LEED Green Associate Training – Online and Webinar Series Options

Webinar and Online self-paced options:April 18 2020 – 3:00PM – 6:30PM EDT May 9 2020 – 1:00PM – 4:30PM EDT May 15 2020 – 2:00PM – 5:30PM EDT You can register here for a webinar – – Start today – Self-paced recorded workshopOr take the on-demand recorded course completed at your own pace here – Make your resume stand out with the LEED Green Associate, the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. Buildings can […]

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April 14th, 2020

LinkedIn Learning providing helpful Online Courses to Bucknell faculty, staff and students.

Bucknell has a site license for LinkedIn Learning – all faculty, staff, and students can take online courses for free! If you choose to connect to your LinkedIn account, you can publish your completion certificates to your profile.To get started, go to Learning Track – Dealing with Change!Building Resilience – Learn how to bounce back from difficult situations, by building your “resiliency threshold,” with these training techniques.Cultivating Mental Agility – Learn how to cultivate the mental agility necessary to innovate, embrace change, and thrive in the face of uncertainty.Embracing Unexpected Change – Improve how you deal with change in your […]

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