Friday, Feb. 8
11:00am-3pm, Room 205, Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University
A signature program of the Lepage Center, "History Career Day" showcases for students how history majors put their degrees to work in the history profession and beyond, helping to shape our world and create enriching careers for themselves and others.
- 11:00am - Keynote, Emily Swafford, director of the Career Diversity for Historians project at the American Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
- 12:00pm - Lunch (provided by the Lepage Center)
- 1:00pm - Career Paths with a History Degree panel and conversation featuring Kathryn Szumanski, Director of Professional Development, Office of Undergraduate Studies, Villanova University and History B.A. ('95) and M.A. ('97), Villanova; Mark Kehres, Associate Director of Alumni & Parents, Haverford College and History M.A., Villanova ('08); and Alain Duroseau, Business Performance Advisor and History B.A., Villanova ('09).
- 2:00pm - Crafting a Narrative Around Your History Education, a cover letter writing workshop specifically targeted to history graduate students, undergrad majors and minors hosted by Jhaakira Jacobs, Villanova Career Center.
- 3:00pm - Conclusion
Open to all Villanova History graduate students, undergraduates majoring or minoring in History, and all students interested in a History degree. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.