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The Brief: Opportunities are Everywhere

The Brief: Opportunities are Everywhere

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MARCH 30, 2021
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Summer internships are around the corner!

It’s never too late to apply for a summer internship and we are here to help make the process as simple as possible. 

Our Center for Career Development (CCD) has virtual career assistance programs that can help you take the next step to finding opportunities. These meetings are available year round by appointment by contacting Sarah Glenn at

Handshake is also a great first step to connecting with potential opportunities. There are many job openings listed on the platform for students to take advantage of, so give it a look!

Watch these YouTube videos for helpful tips on finding opportunities on Handshake and LinkedIn. 

Center for Career Development 


March 30
Strategies for Success Time-Management and Setting Priorities
March 31
"Ask Me Anything" presented on Slack by Vantage Ventures
March 31
LaunchLab Idea Challenge
March 31
Real Talk with Dr. A. Patrice Harris - presented by Vantage Ventures
April 1
WVU LaunchLab Mini Meeting
April 6
College BPC Final business plans due by noon
April 6
Vantage Ventures Coffee Hour
April 7
Real Talk with Brad Price presented by Vantage Ventures
April 7
Career Pathways Government, Law, and Policy
April 8
Disability in Action Self-Advocacy
April 8
WVU LaunchLab Mini Meeting

April 8
Insider's Guide to Successful Remote Work
See an event you’re interested in? Save it to your calendar! 
  1. Simply visit the full Chambers College calendar
  2. Find your event and click on the bottom link titled, “Share This Event” 
  3. Add it to your calendar to be reminded when it’s getting close

New Student Opportunities 

There are always events going on around the Chambers College, but how do you prefer to find out about them? Whether it is through email, social media, our website, or The Brief, what works best for you? The Chambers College is planning a student focus group to discuss the many events and workshops that are held and how you find out about them.

Interested in writing for The Brief? You could enhance your writing skills and build your resume by submitting future blog posts for the Chambers college. 

Sound like you? Sign up through the form below.

Student Focus Group

Student Writing 

Career Pathway Panels

There are many directions your career can take you. Sign up for an upcoming Career Pathway Panel to find out what suits you best!

The Center for Career Development (CCD) holds a panel to connect students with alumni and recruiters from a broad range of career paths. These industry experts give tips for new hires and what you can do to stick out and be a competitive candidate.

View upcoming panels and register on Handshake!

Career Pathway Series

Neidermeyer Scholars 

Help others get through difficult courses by becoming a Neidermeyer Scholar today!

Neidermeyer Scholars are students that are looking to help others that may be struggling in a class that they have excelled in. To join the program, you must have at least a 3.0 GPA, an “A” in the selected courses, and good overall communication skills.

Applications are now open!

Questions? Email Tynetta Johnson at

Neidermeyer Scholars


Marketing Students Win Big 

This semester has been busy for the Chambers College Marketing Department. From sales competitions to a fun social media challenge, students have won big. 

Students have placed at three different sales competitions and have participated in a TikTok challenge to engage with faculty and take home a fun price. 

Read the blog

Focus Forward 2.0 

The "Focus Forward: Preparing Today for the West Virginia of Tomorrow" is an annual event uniquely designed to link education and economic development. Decision makers from around the state and nation will come together to address emerging workforce needs.

Learn more and attend Focus Forward: Beyond the Cloud Part 2.0 on April 22, 2021.

Focus Forward: Beyond the Cloud 2.0 

Chambers College