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Recruiting a Converse Student

Get connected to Converse! Let us help you discover ways to engage with our students as well as promote your organization. The Center for Professional Development offers employers and graduate and professional school recruiters the following recruiting opportunities.

Employers can advertise an internship or job opportunity on Purple Briefcase, our online career development system. These opportunities are seen directly by the students where they can “favorite” your company and are immediately notified of your job posting. Employers can also view student profiles to search for candidates.

Post your job or internship on Purple Briefcase

Our Internship Program encourages students to explore their educational and professional goals in a real world setting. Students create learning objectives that align with these goals and work together with their internship site supervisor to produce the best possible experience.
Students successfully complete credit-bearing internships in business, arts, health care, law, non-profits, the sciences and many other areas. Internships can be offered during the fall, winter, spring or summer.

Learn more about internships and post an internship

Advertise a part time job to our students by sending an email with job information to Sabrina Wilson at Sabrina.wilson@converse.edu. Please include job description, responsibilities, pay, and contact information.

Give a presentation about your company or organization and promote current employment opportunities. An employer information session is a great opportunity for you to get in front of a targeted group of students. These sessions can take place in the classroom or in a private meeting room on campus. Students have the opportunity to ask representatives questions regarding their specific company/organization.

To schedule an information session, please contact Cathy Gowan, Director of Internships and Employer Relations, at 864-596-9389 or send her an email at cathy.gowan@converse.edu.

Interested in interviewing students for current or future job and internship opportunities? The Center for Professional Development is happy to organize on-campus recruiting opportunities for employers wishing to interview students for a job or internship. The employer can choose to collect the student resumes through Purple Briefcase, our career development program or they can be collected by a member of the Center. Once the resumes are reviewed, the interview schedule can be completed by the employer or a member of the Center.

To schedule an on-campus interview session, please contact Cathy Gowan, Director of Internships and Employer Relations at 864-596-9389 or send her an email at cathy.gowan@converse.edu.

Converse College is a member of the College Town Consortium, which consists of seven colleges and universities with a collective enrollment of nearly 15,000 students.

2018 Career Town Career Fair

College Town will host a career fair in February 2018. Check back closer to the event for details.

Questions? Contact Cathy Gowan at cathy.gowan@converse.edu or 864-596-9389.

Our Graduate/Professional School Fair is heavily attended by a variety of students, from first-year to seniors. The Center for Professional Development hosts a fair every year with more than 30 schools participating.

This year’s event will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017.

Event Details:
10:30 am – 11:30 am Check in and Set Up
11:30 am – 1:30 pm Fair
Location: Barnet Room in the Montgomery Building

Registration Deadline: October 19, 2017

For event questions, contact Sabrina Wilson at 864-596-9614 or Sabrina.wilson@converse.edu.

To schedule an informational session with students, contact Cathy Gowan at cathy.gowan@converse.edu.

The Summer Camp/Job Fair brings together employers and summer camps that are looking to hire Converse students for summer employment. This is a great opportunity for your company to advertise your job openings and recruit Converse students. The 2017 Converse College Summer Camp will take place on February 14, 2017.

Converse College Summer Camp Fair 2017

February 14, 2017
11:30a-1:30p
Montgomery Lobby

If your company or organization is interested in participating, please contact Sabrina Wilson at 864-596-9614 or send her an email at Sabrina.wilson@converse.edu.