2022 Find a Friar Series

Alumni photos from 2021 Find a Friar Series

January is networking month, and the Friar Network is strong. This month the Chirico Career Center with support of the Office of Alumni Relations and Alumni Regional Clubs will demonstrate just how strong it is. Join events being offered during January to gather career advice and tips on a variety of topics and gear up for the spring when it will be time to GET HIRED!

Tuesday, January 4th

  • Find a Friar 101 (F4CC) : Wondering why these events matter and what the fuss is all about?  Join us for an informative session to learn how to make the most out of this month’s Find a Friar events. We’ll cover a few networking basics to get you started (learn how you can make a connection at a Zoom event!) and help you determine which events are most valuable for you to attend. more details

Wednesday, January 5th

  • Summertime! What Should I do?: Hear from a panel of recent grads that can share advice on what they did during their first summer, how they got their first experiences on their resume and how they got their first internship! (Ideal for First-Year Students and Sophomores) …more details

Thursday, January 6th

  • Making Your Major Work for You: You may have heard that your major doesn’t define what you want to do, but what does that really mean? Hear from alumni who explored, networked, combined classwork and experiences to create their career path.  (Ideal for Juniors and Seniors) more details

Tuesday, January 11th

  • Careers with a Cause: Interested in a career where you can help others? Join alumni from three organizations for a snapshot of their role and learn how you can prepare for a similar path. more details

Wednesday, January 12th

  • Consulting 101: What exactly does it mean to be a consultant?  Hear from alumni who will explain what consulting actually is, how to gain the right experience so you can become a consultant, and what the interview process is like (have you heard of case interviews?) more details
  • Breaking the Mold: PC Women in Male-Dominated Industries: As we celebrate fifty years of women at Providence College, join us for a special program that highlights women who have “broken the mold” in their career journey. The discussion panel will feature several Friars sharing their PC experience and how it helped them excel in industries traditionally dominated by men. …more details

Thursday, January 13th

  • Does this Career Have Coverage: You know you need insurance, but do you know what is involved in making sure you have the right coverage? Hear from alumni who can provide insight into careers in insurance and actuary and what you can do to make sure your career is covered. more details

Tuesday, January 18th

  • Careers with a Brand: Interested in a career in Marketing… but what does that really mean? Join alumni from three organizations for a snapshot of their role and learn how you can prepare for a similar path. more details

Wednesday, January 19th

  • Careers Off-Wall Street: You want to work in business, but not exactly sure what? Join alumni from three organizations for a snapshot of their role and learn how you can prepare for a similar path. more details
  • Real Talk: Prioritizing Authenticity and Inclusivity in the Workplace: Join us for a discussion of authenticity and inclusivity in the workplace. This virtual session will feature topics like psychological safety, imposter syndrome, recruitment and retention, and more, along with audience questions and personal insight from the speakers. …more details

Monday, January 24th

  • Careers In…Law & Government: Are you interested in a career in Law or Government? Join us of our annual Careers In Law & Government night! This event gives you the opportunity to join small break out groups with speakers in order to learn about various roles in law and government. more details

Tuesday, January 25th

  • Hiring Insights – Navigating NYC: Hear from a panel Providence College alumni that work in NYC and hire for their organizations. This session will allow participants the unique opportunity to pull back the curtain on the real-world hiring process and share insight on what makes looking for a job in NYC unique. A special thanks to the Providence College Club of New York for sponsoring and participating in this event.. details

Thursday, January 27th

  • Foodies & Friends: You’ve been to Find a Friar events. You’ve heard alumni share information about their careers. You may have even created your LinkedIn and FriarLink profiles. NOW WHAT? Move out from behind your screen and put it all together at our Foodies & Friends grand finale event. Enjoy specialty foods and face-to-face time with PC alumni as you make connections to help shape your future. more details