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Virtual Open House Sessions

The Baker-Nord Center will host virtual Humanities@Work Open House events this spring. Interested prospective students and their families are welcome to participate. To register, please contact the CWRU Office of Admissions.  We know that family schedules are hectic right now, so the 60-minute sessions will be offered during different weekdays...

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Meet the CEO of Underwriters Laboratories

All humanities majors are invited to meet with Terrence "Terry" Brady, the new President and CEO of Underwriters Laboratories, during a special CWRU career opportunities talk this month. Underwriters Laboratories is an educational nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing curiosity and innovation. It is affiliated with the for-profit company UL,...

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Khalil Muhammad Visiting Campus

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, widely known as one of the most influential authorities on racial justice in America, will headline the 2020 MLK Convocation on Friday, January 17 at 12:45 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center ballroom. Muhammad is Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy at Harvard University. His work...

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Keys to a Successful Gap Year

On Monday, November 25, the Center for Civic Engagement (CCEL) and Postgraduate Planning (PGP&EE) are hosting an informational networking event where you can learn extraordinary models for utlilizing a gap year in between college and the start of your career. Tink Ballroom A. Register online at tinyurl.com/gapyear19

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Humanities@Work: Entertainment

We are pleased to announce the Fall 2019 Humanities@Work Panel theme of Entertainment: Careers in Marketing, Music, & Theater! The discussion will feature Mark Leddy (Kenyon, History '82), the Owner and Co-Founder of Beachland Ballroom; Cindi Szymanski (Cincinnati, English '97), Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications at Playhouse Square;...

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Standing Out in the Digital Age

The second event in the new Humanities@Work Jumpstart Your Search series. At the lunchheon-style workshop, students will learn the essential elements of a strong resume, including how to create a resume that showcases the best you, and how to maximize your resume for online Applicant Tracking Systems. Registration required...

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Crafting Your Elevator Pitch

The first event in the new Humanities@Work Jumpstart Your Search series. At the lunchheon-style workshop, students will learn how to create an elevator pitch that is both authentic and professional; the basics of networking and cold calling; and how to customize your networking strategy so that you can feel...

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Humanities@Work: NONPROFITS

The Baker-Nord Center, in partnership with PGP&EE and CCEL, are excited to announce Humanities@Work:Nonprofits, a panel discussion exploring careers for the common good.  Students will have the opportunity to meet with three distinguished alumni who are experts in leadership, nonprofits, and public service. The event is Thursday, October 10 at 5:30pm...

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