Plan Ahead Get Ahead

Plan Ahead Get Ahead

A series of events
Oct 15–Nov 8
All programs support the Academic Journey by guiding sophomores through opportunity exploration, learning strategies to be planful, and assistance with opportunities' applications and processes.

View the available workshops below or download the program flyer.

Mon, Oct 15

Study Abroad in Barcelona (Winter ’19)
1:40-2:55pm, 1.76 NB
Come learn about our exciting new Winter program in Barcelona, Spain! Professor Olivera Jokic will be there to answer any and all questions about this three-week course.

Internship Info Session
6:00-7:00pm, L.72 NB
Did you know that college students who have interned have more success finding jobs after graduation? The Center for Career & Professional Development encourages all John Jay students to intern if possible. This information session will help you understand common internship terms, how to find and apply for internships, and how to obtain academic credit for your internship. Attendance is recommended for those students wishing to register for an academic internship course. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Tues, Oct 16

Scholarship Opportunities for Study Abroad
1:40-2:55pm, 1.76 NB
Come learn everything you need to know about how to fund study-abroad opportunities thorough John Jay, CUNY, and national scholarships. Check out their website for more info.

Wed, Oct 17

Find Your Edge: Career and Academic Planning for Transfer Students
1:40-2:55pm, 1.61 NB
We would like to invite you to an academic and career planning event, created especially for first semester transfer students. Learn how to maximize your credits and take advantage internships and other opportunities to help you plan for post-graduation success.

Thurs, Oct 18

CEEDS Info Session
1:40-2:55pm, Student Dining Hall East
Come learn about CEEDS and plan for your application. CEEDS—a collaboration between John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the NYC Department of Correction—is a two-year program that recruits students interested in Law Enforcement, Criminal Justice, or Correction Studies and prepares them for future leadership opportunities at the NYC Department of Correction. Learn More about the program: www.jjay.cuny.edu/nycdoc-ceeds.

Study Abroad in Quintana Roo (Winter ‘19)
1:40-2:55pm, 1.76 NB
Come learn more about the JJC study-abroad program in Quintana Roo, Mexico with program director Prof. Brian Montes and study abroad advisors. The program is scheduled for January 2019. Check out their website for more info.

Mon, Oct 22

Spring 2019 Registration Checkpoint 
12:30-3:30pm, NB Atrium
Stop by the Atrium to get a personalized registration status check. Identify advising options, check for holds, finalize your spring plans, and enter to win a registration raffle!

Tues, Oct 23

Spring 2019 Registration Checkpoint 
12:30-3:30pm, NB Atrium
Stop by the Atrium to get a personalized registration status check. Identify advising options, check for holds, finalize your spring plans, and enter to win a registration raffle!

Wed, Oct 24

Graduate and Professional School Fair   
1:40-2:55pm, Hound Square
Meet with over 80 law schools and graduate schools in Hound Square! Visit John Jay Careers Online for a list of schools that will be in attendance.

Study abroad in Italy (Winter ’19)
1:40-2:55pm, 1.76 NB
Come learn more about the John Jay College - Lorenzo de' Medici program in Florence, Italy with study abroad advisors. Check out their website for more info.

PRISM Undergraduae Research Program Monthly Meeting
1:40-2:55pm, 9.64 NB
Students enrolled in science and math majors (Toxicology, Forensic Science, Computer Science, Cell & Molecular Biology) interested in undergraduate research are invited to this meeting to learn about our program and to hear about opportunities to do summer research programs at University of Pennsylvania.

Thurs, Oct 25

Spring 2019 Registration Checkpoint
12:30-3:30pm, NB Atrium
Stop by the Atrium to get a personalized registration status check. Identify advising options, check for holds, finalize your spring plans, and enter to win a registration raffle!

Study Abroad in Quintana Roo (Winter ‘19)
1:40-2:55pm, 1.76 NB
Come learn more about the JJC study-abroad program in Quintana Roo, Mexico with program director Prof. Brian Montes and study abroad advisors. The program is scheduled for January 2019. Check out their website for more info.

Internship Info Session
1:40-2:50pm, L.72 NB
Did you know that college students who have interned have more success finding jobs after graduation? The Center for Career & Professional Development encourages all John Jay students to intern if possible. This information session will help you understand common internship terms, how to find and apply for internships, and how to obtain academic credit for your internship. Attendance is recommended for those students wishing to register for an academic internship course. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Mon, Oct 29

Pre-Health Careers Orientation 
1:40-2:55pm, 1.109 NB
Are you thinking about post-graduate careers in the health field after JJC? Want to learn about the possible paths to get there? Join us for Pre-Med/Pre-Health Careers Orientation to hear from John Jay’s Pre-Health Careers advisor, Dr. Edgardo Sanabria-Valentin about some possibilities, targeted coursework, and how to get started.

How to Finance Study Abroad  
1:40-2:55pm, 1.76 NB
At this information session, you can find out more about the cost of study abroad, financial aid, and study-abroad scholarship opportunities. First-years, sophomores and juniors are encouraged to attend. If you are planning to study abroad in the years to come--during the academic year or during the summer or winter, come get your questions answered. It's important to start planning early!

Tues, Oct 30

Writing Personal Statements for Law and Graduate School
1:40-2:55pm, 1.120 NB

LSAT Strategies Workshop
1:40-2:55pm, 1.100 NB
Learn key LSAT concepts and techniques! RSVP at pli@jjay.cuny.edu

Thurs, Nov 1

Learning by Doing: Finding Experiential Learning Opportunities
1:40-2:55pm, 1.109 NB
Join us to learn about the power of experiential learning opportunities for your academic journey and beyond. What are experiential learning opportunities? Opportunities that allow you to show what you’ve been learning in and outside of class. These include internships, performing research with faculty, and study abroad. Hear from students who have participated in these experiences and learn about opportunities coming up next semester that you can participate in.

Mon, Nov 5

Special Opportunity Application Clinic
1:40-2:55pm, 1.109 NB 
Are you working on an application to a special opportunity (i.e. peer position, internship, fellowship, CUNY Service Corps, etc.)? Join us to plan for your application, develop an outline, and learn important application tips.

Tues, Nov 6

Scholarship Opportunities for Study Abroad  
1:40-2:55pm, 1.76 NB 
Come learn everything you need to know about how to fund study-abroad opportunities thorough John Jay, CUNY, and national scholarships. Check out their website for more info. 

Internship Info Session
1:40-2:50pm, L.72 NB
Did you know that college students who have interned have more success finding jobs after graduation? The Center for Career & Professional Development encourages all John Jay students to intern if possible. This information session will help you understand common internship terms, how to find and apply for internships, and how to obtain academic credit for your internship. Attendance is recommended for those students wishing to register for an academic internship course. RSVP on John Jay Careers Online Portal.

Thurs, Nov 8

The Truth about Corrections  
1:40-2:55pm, 6th Floor Moot Court, NB
Join us for an open conversation with Correction Officers from the Department of Correction.