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News from the ACE Leadership Program

As our summer comes to a close, we look forward to your return to campus and are busy putting the final touches on your upcoming ACE experience. During the summer we enjoyed spending time with our seniors as they completed their summer internships at a host of Silicon Valley (and beyond) companies. In July and August we hosted internship dinners to learn more about student experiences and discuss internship progress. Joined by Moira Kolinsinski from the Career Center, we had lively and fruitful discussions. At a forthcoming internship panel, you will be able to learn more about our seniors’ experiences.

Come by and say hello as you return to campus. We will be thrilled to see everyone back on September 18 - and for those of you abroad, have safe adventures.

Brenda Versteeg and Jack Caffey
ACE Leadership Program  

ACE Students Participate in Global Fellows Program 2017


This summer three ACE juniors who were selected as Global Fellows spent several weeks learning and working with an international organization. Evan Chen and Eoin Lyons traveled to Hyderabad, India to work with Franklin Templeton. Melanie Vezjak traveled to The Gambia to work with Starfish International on empowering girls through education.  Read full article here.



Welcome Sarah Tatley, new ACE Program Student Coordinator

This year, Sarah Tatley joins the Undergraduate Programs Office to support the ACE Leadership Program. A local from San Jose, California, Sarah is active with athletics and passionate about animal rescue. She joins Evan Chen who is starting his second year with ACE and Laura Hyslop who will spearhead the ACE Senior Dinner. Please join us in thanking Sarah, Evan and Laura for all of their hard work on behalf of the ACE Program.


Preparing for Fall Career Fairs


The Fall Career Fair is happening in Week 2 of Fall quarter. For those of you looking for full time opportunities after graduation or internships, do not miss this important event. The Fall Career Fair usually includes the most employer participants for the year. To prepare, log on to Handshake to review the employers registered for the fair. You can learn more about the companies and the various open positions.  Do your research ahead of time so you can have an educated conversation with the company representatives. To avoid feeling overwhelmed, make a list of the companies you absolutely want to talk to and prioritize your approach.  And remember our advice, never start your conversation with “what does your company do?” as that shows a lack of preparation on your part. Instead, share something you have learned about the company or that excites you about the potential employment opportunity.

Calendar of Events for September
ACE 2018 Senior Internship Seminar Wrap-up
6:00 - 7:30 PM | Lucas Hall 126
ACE 2020 Orientation and Welcome
6:00 - 7:30 PM| Lucas Hall 106
Fall Career Fair
4:00 PM | Malley Center
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