Event Planning - Winter Break Opportunity List

You can apply for opportunities through our online applications.

Job Shadowing Application

Career Networking Dinner Application

Applications are due by November 17th by 11:59pm.  


Event Planning

Job Shadowing:

  • Angela Dolson '11 - Staff Assistant III, Donor Engagement and Events, Harvard University (career field:  Higher Education/Event Planning/Fundraising/Alumni Affairs) Location:  Cambridge, MA.  Shadowing Description:  The student would be able to see the day-to-day of working on large scale events, which could be both applicable to a student interested in higher education or in event planning in general.  In addition, I could work on setting up short information sessions with coworkers if the student is interested in learning more about fundraising and/or alumni relations.  Available Date(s):  TBD
  • Halle von Kessler '91 - Owner/Marketing and Creative Services Consultant, 8 Boxwood Lane (career field:  Entrepreneur/Marketing/Event Planning/Photography/Interior Design) Location:  Baltimore, MD.  Shadowing Description: Halle owns a consulting company that focuses in 5 main areas: marketing/communications, photography, events, styling, and interiors.  Every day is different - multiple projects handled at the same time - and the opportunity would depend on the project(s) at the time of shadowing (possible retail store design during the January timeframe). Visit her website: www.8BoxwoodLane.   Available Date(s):  TBD, no Thursdays

Networking Dinners:

  • Caitlin McCarthy '09 - Assistant Director, Special Events, New York University (career field:  Events) Possibly Lynn O’Connell ’09, NYU.  Dinner Location: New York, NY

You can browse the entire List of Opportunities by Career Field or by Location.  You can also browse opportunities by category. You can easily search through the opportunities by hitting CTRL+F to bring up a search box in your web browser or PDF. 

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