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Summer Road Trips 2012

Summer Road Trips are half- or full-day site visits to various companies designed to give students an opportunity to learn and gain insight into particular industries/career fields.

Site visits can include:

  • Presentation by current professionals in the industry
  • Round table discussions
  • Tour of the company/organization
  • Meeting Gettysburg College Alumni employees

The Center for Career Development organizes a collection of site visits each summer in a variety of locations, which have included Boston, New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and more!  Students are required to provide their own transportation to and from the site.

Summer 2012 Upcoming Road Trip Schedule

Check back frequently, as we continue to finalize other site visits.

**In order to attend these trips, you MUST register through GettysburgWorks!

Banking in Baltimore - PNC Bank, Baltimore, MD
Monday, June 25

PNC Bank is a powerhouse in the world of personal, corporate and small business banking because of the high quality services and wide-range of products offered. They not only serve customers with investment products, but also by investing in their employees through development and training. In 2011, Training Magazine ranked PNC Bank #5 in the Top 125 Companies for Employee Training.

Matt Rockstroh, ’87, has a complex career path, holding current positions of Senior VP of Institutional Investments, Regional Director of Mid-Atlantic/Southeast Region and Managing Director of PNC Capital Advisors, LLC. Our visit will include discussions with Portfolio Managers, Fixed Income Traders and Private Wealth Management Investment Advisors. A presentation on the Management Training Program and Team Meeting with the Institutional Investments Group are also on the agenda.

Sign up is first-come, first-serve in GettysburgWorks! The first 20 students will have priority.

What's brewing in DC? - Mad Fox Brewing Company, Falls Church, VA
Wednesday, July 18

Mad Fox Brewery has only been open for 18 months and has been recently nominated for the category of “Hottest Restaurant Bar Scene” for the prestigious RAMMY award!

Please join us for a late morning visit to Mad Fox Brewing Company in the Washington, D.C. area!  Our host, Bill Madden, '86, is CEO, Executive Brewer, and Entrepreneur. He is eager to share his career path, provide a tour of the restaurant and brewery, and discuss the beer and food industry. Mad Fox Brewing not only brews adult beverages, but also its own root beer.

Sign up is first-come, first-serve in GettysburgWorks!

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