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Real World Series

A signature Colgate program... now even better for seniors.
Students network with alumni and professionals at Real World events.

Real World Series

The Real World Series provides support to Colgate seniors throughout their entire senior year. With a variety of opportunities to network with alumni and to participate in discussions/workshops about life-after-Colgate-skills, this career program offers seniors direct access to alumni while preparing students for their next steps.

Real World Events

  • Seniors in the City Networking Receptions in the summer prior to senior year in cities across the country
  • Mock interviews on campus with alumni 
  • Gap Year Discussion to weigh all options post-Colgate
  • $tart $mart Wage Gap & Salary Negotiation Workshop
  • OCRAP: Optimizing Career Resilience and Persistence for those students still unsure of their path come spring semester
  • Apartment Hunting Workshop to provide general search information along with some details on specific cities
  • Personal Finances: budgeting, taxes, savings vs checking, credit, etc
  • Etiquette Dinner to learn acceptable behavior at business meals

Students can expect e-mail invitations to each event.

Alumni! Want to get involved? Reach out to Chelsea Lehmann, Assistant Director for Alumni Engagement in the Center for Career Services.