Past 2012-2013 Events
Interested in gathering some tips about teaching internationally? Do you
like pizza? Plan to attend this session, where seniors Josiah Tobin and
Hillary Wilson will discuss their experience at the largest international
teaching job fair, at the
Shelly Hess, Owner and President of
Learning Tower, LLC will
be sharing information about tutoring opportunities available to
seniors/certified teachers during the summer and academic school year.
Sign up and checkout
JobGrove for more info!
for America (TFA) is a national organziation that recruits outstanding
leaders to teach for 2 years in challenging high-needs schools. This
is an info session open to both education and non-education majors.
Kate Shaffner '13 and Ben Colas '13 will be sharing their experiences with
the application process, while Thomas Janzen '10 will be sharing about his
time as a member of the TFA Corps!
March 20 (Wed)
This is the big one - our major
teacher job fair of the year. Approximately 100 school districts
(and a few online placement organizations) will be at PERC to share
information and conduct interviews for teaching positions. GCC will
sponsor a bus to and from PERC.
PERC website for more info:
to register, a list of employers, preparation tips,
PERC Preparation Info Session
Be prepared before you go to PERC! Attend this informational session
to fully equip yourself for this job fair. Topics that will be
covered will include: what to bring, appropriate dress, what to expect at
the Monroeville Convention Center, interview tips, etc... Make the most
out your trip and your educational future. There are still a few
seats available on the GCC bus to/from PERC. Contact Ms. Walker,
Alumni Career Panel Night
take part in this
rich opportunity to receive tips from your
alumni colleagues, build your network, and ask questions
related to your
professional interests and job search. A dessert reception will succeed
the sessions for student networking. The five panelists who will be
in the Education Session include
Kristen Yanak DiDonato '06, Megan Podnar ‘10, Jeffrey Matheison ’00,
Adrienne Orris ‘02, and Ashley Sealand ’06.
Those in attendance will be eligible to win a KINDLE FIRE!
Plan to attend this Virtual Recruitment/Info Session with presenter Todd
Fukai, HR Director, Cherry Creek Schools (Denver area). You'll gain
info on: a) How to get a job in Colorado; b) Cherry Creek Schools
application proces; c) Denver Area Job Fair; d) Interview Tips; e)
Colorado Licensure. Mr. Fukai will offer an interactive session and
allow time for Q and A. Visit
JobGrove to register.
serves 15 isolated villages on the Seward Peninsula & 2 islands in the
Bering Sea. Learn about the application process, life in Alaska, teaching
rewards & challenges & how to prepare for interviews at PERC! Please
JobGrove. Hear from recruiters and GCC alums teaching at BSSD!
Did you know that studies show that about 80% of recruiters Google their candidates
during the job search process? And over 25% chose to eliminate
applicants based upon their online findings?
Join us as Sammi Soriano ’10 (UPMC Campus
Recruitment Team) shares tips
and tools on how to effectively use social media in your job/internship
search. She will be highlighting sites like
LinkedIn to show you how to create
a compelling online brand and leverage your position with future
employers! Lunch and beverages will be
provided so click
RSVP your spot today!
2012 alumni Erin Kregar and senior Katie Plummer will be making
presentations on how to create a professional teaching portfolio.
They will be sharing information on what to include and how to use a
portfolio in the job-search process. Be sure to stop by!
Stop by the PLC Room 115 between 3:00 and 6:00 p.m. to learn more about
teaching at a Classical Christian School near Philadelphia. Paul Fisher, Headmaster, and Jill Barton, Dean of Academics, from Coventry
Christian School will share information about the school. Certified
teachers are preferred, but non-education majors are welcome to attend as
well. Visit their
website for more information.
Wake County Public School System is a
large school district in North Carolina, containing over 169 schools.
Every year Wake County hires a large number of educators.
Recruiters Shannon Morris and Jason Kennedy will share information on WCPS
and the application process. WCPS will recruit at PERC, so this
webinar will provide valuable tips for and an interview with Wake County
Public Schools on March 20th. Register today at
The SRU-sponsored Summer & Internship Fair is open to GCC
here for a list of employers (approximately 70). Parking is available
in the East Lake Lot along Keister Road. Only that lot will
not be ticketed on the day of the fair (Otherwise, parking tickets
are $50). Bring your college ID for check-in.
Are you an educator who is passionate about missions? Combine your
profession with your passion! Teach overseas!
NICS operates 21 international schools located in 16 countries, attended
by 4600+ students from over 1000 nations! To register, visit
http://nics.org. Registration also available
GoCorps is a
partnership of leading missions organizations that has created a
streamlined pathway for graduating seniors and young adults of all majors
and career aspirations to serve globally for two years. Come learn more
about the exciting work GoCorps is involved in!
Tues. Feb 12, 4:30-5:15
Need help with your resume? Plan to attend this
workshop for tips on format, content, and marketability of your teacher
Stop by to hear from Kristin Walker and GCC alum,
Anna Manthey ’12, 2nd Grade Teacher, Urban Promise, Wilmington, DE.
They will share about exciting summer internships in Wilmington, DE,
teaching classes at Urban Promise’s inner city children’s camp for six
weeks. The Urban Promise community allows interns to come and experience
God at work in and through them in the context of a vibrant Christian
The City Rescue Mission Info Session
PLC Conference Room 115
The City Mission, Cleveland OH, prepares interns for practical
service and ministry with men, women & children in an urban, crisis
setting. They offer over a dozen internship areas, with internship
time frames throughout a semester or over spring or winter breaks.
They will be presenting info for interested students at 12pm, but students
can stop by at any time between 11:30am and 1:30pm.
RSVP for the info session today! Students can also visit
thecitymission.org/internships for more info.
Education Mock Interviews
Tues. Dec. 11, 3-5:00 p.m. (15 mintue appointment)
Principal's Office, Hillview Elementary
Dr. Martin, principal of Hillview Elementary, will be holding mock
interviews for education majors. Come practice your
interviewing skills, get acquainted with traditional interview questions.
RSVP today! (Appointments are first-come, first-serve). To
register, if not logged into JobGrove already, click
on "More Information", log into JobGrove with your username (gcc email
address) and password (last four digits of your SSN), and click on "Sign
Up". Please arrive 10 mintues prior to your interview.
Jill's House - Sharing
Information on Fellowship Program
Tues. Dec. 4, 2-5:00pm
Jill’s House, a Christian
organization located in the Washington D.C. area, provides care to
children with intellectual disabilities and their families. A
representative will be in HAL Atrium Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2-5:00 p.m. Please
stop by to learn more about their paid year-long
starting in June. Housing, compensation, & benefits are provided. Open
to freshmen – seniors to explore this opportunity for the future!
Challenge Foundation Academy Info Session
Tues. Nov. 27, 4-4:30pm
PLC Conf. Room 115
CFA, a nonprofit network of 9 charter schools in Arizona, Indiana, and
North Carolina, seeks applicants of K-12 teaching positions in all subject
areas for the 2013-14 school year. All TeamCFA schools use the Core
Knowledge Sequence as their curriculum.
Jeff Ziegler, chairman of TeamCFA's academic committee, will be visiting
Grove City College to hold an information session and then meet with
potiential applicants immediately afterwards for a 10-minute interview.
Non-education majors as well as education majors are encouraged to apply
for positions at any of our 9 schools. Please bring your resume to
the interview and please register for the event on
For more information, please visit
teamcfa.org or contact Jeff
Summerbridge Pittsburgh Info Session
Thurs. Nov. 8, 7-8pm
is a part of the
Breakthrough Collaborative, a national program to help prepare
students from low-income families who possess high academic potential, but
limited educational resources, for academically rigorous
college-preparatory high schools and matriculation into 4 year colleges.
Sarah Bachner, Executive Director of Summerbridge Pittsburgh, will talk
about the application process for summer 2013 teacher interns & will be
available to answer any questions about the national Breakthrough
Collaborative program. To register, please to go
Job Grove ASAP!
Wed. Nov. 7, 2pm-4:30pm
Student Union (STU) Great Room
Fair is a great opportunity to hear from your peers about their summer
experiences! You will also have a chance to learn about different
internship opportunities available at a variety of great organizations
JobGrove for a list of available employers.
Thurs. Nov. 1, All Day
Student Union (STU)
several Grove City alumni currently serving on their campus in Germany.
For more info, stop by Jon Marshall’s (Recruitment Liaison) table in the
Black Forest Academy, a grade 1-12 school
located in Kandern, Germany looks for staff who share the vision of
raising up the next generation of world changers and leaders. We're looking
for exceptional young men and women who consistently
make a difference for Christ here in Germany. Positions exist for
teachers, resident assistants, counselors, cooks, maintenance, and many
other exciting opportunities!
Teacher - Tips for teaching out of state, working with refugees, and
pursing missions overseas"
Thurs. Nov. 1, 5-6pm
Since graduating from
GCC, Ms. Lauffer has worked with refugees in Atlanta through an internship
that provides services to people from Iraq, Ethiopia, Nepal, Bhutan and
many other countries. She will share tips for using your degree to reach
out to the increasing refugee population as well as the logistics for
teaching outside of PA. If you want to use your degree to work with
internationals both in the States and around the world, this lecture may
be beneficial for you.
Pizza Info Session
Wed. October 31, 12:45pm
CSO Conference Room
Glade Run serves at-risk children
ages 8 to 21 through residential treatment, group homes, and St.
Stephen’s Lutheran Academy, our private licensed school. Children are
referred to Glade Run from over 35 counties and 50 school districts
throughout Pennsylvania. Last year, 398 students were served in
educational programs including 188 children in therapeutic classrooms in
the Pittsburgh Public School system. In-community, outpatient services
are provided to more than 1,800 individuals and families each year from
our offices in Butler, Beaver Falls and Pittsburgh. Stop by the
Info Session on Oct. 31, for more info on how education students might
serve at Glade Run.
Lunch will be served, so please
Kaplan Prep Test
Sept. 15 - Oct. 31
Kaplan Test Prep is offering a FREE prep
session for the GRE graduate-level entrance exams. These online sessions
will cover some of the besttest-taking strategies that separate the average test-taker from the elite.
To reserve your seat:
Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 8:30-2:00pm
Employer panel from 8:30-10 AM, Job fair
This event includes a panel discussion with educators and administrators
from local districts as well as a job fair following the panel.
The event is open to Grove City College students as well.
Spectrum Services Job Fair
Thursday, October 24, 2012, 11am-6pm
Wesley Spectrum Services is having a job fair that their Wilkinsburg
Location (221 Penn Ave Wilkinsburg PA 15221).
They are seeking Bachelors & Masters level Therapists for Family Based
and In Home Services, Special Education and Autism Services.
Tuesday, October 23, 7:00 PM
PLC Room 115 (across from the Fitness Center)
Peace Corps offers a way to refine and develop skills
and gain international experience, while helping others. BusinessWeek
consistently rates Peace Corps as one of the best places to launch a
career. Come hear from recruiter Jonnette Maurer about what it is like
to serve overseas in the Peace Corps.
Interview Like a Professional
Tuesday, October 9
HAL 110, 4:30-5:30 PM
Wondering what to expect in a teaching interview?
We’ll review tips for preparing, sample questions, and insight into the
14th Annual Career Fair
Wednesday, October 3
12:00pm-5:00pm, PLC/IM Room
The Career Fair is the College’s signature
recruiting and networking event. Last year, approximately 120
organizations from various sectors (for-profit, non-profit, graduate
schools, seminaries, law schools, etc.) and 1100 students from all years
and majors attended the event. You won't want to miss it!
Teacher Resumes: What do principals want?
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 4:30-5:30
Need help with your resume? Plan to attend this
workshop for tips on format, content, and marketability of your teacher
Freshmen Orienation: "Exploring your Calling" (All freshmen)
Saturday, August 25, 9:30-11:00am
This presentation introduces the concept of
"calling" as it pertains to future vocation. It also provides an
introduction to the centralized Career Services Office (CSO) programs and
resources that enhance the services of ECS (Education Career Services).
Freshmen Luncheon (Elementary, K-12 and Secondary
Education majors only)
Saturday, August 25, 11:15-1:30
New students—this is just for you! You’ll gather
professional advice from GCC faculty and K-12 teachers in the field. Don’t
miss this excellent opportunity to launch your teaching career!!
Network of International Christian Schools (NICS)
Monday, September 24
HAL Atrium (8:30-4:30)
Jennifer Walker will be available during the day in HAL Atrium.
NICS provides opportunities to incorporate an American-style education (in
English, American curriculum, American school calendar) and reach students
from all over the world with quality international school education.
NICS operates 19 international Christian schools in 15 countries (see the
NICS website for a complete listing of countries). NICS is looking
for teachers and administrators who are passionate about sharing their
faith in and out of the classroom. Our students represent over 100
countries and are primarily the children of businessmen, military
personnel, missionaries, diplomats, and embassy staff. An ideal
teaching candidate would have a bachelor’s degree and teacher
Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 19-20
Mike Koerber will be available in the Student Union to discuss
TeachBeyond and the many schools who participate in this organization,
e.g. Black Forest Academy. (This year, we have 3 GCC alumni serving at
Black Forest Academy in different capacities (elementary, middle school &