C3: Career Connection Conference

C3 2014

october 20, 2014

Approximately 75 Hollins University alumnae returned to campus to share how they translated their liberal arts education into satisfying careers during Hollins’ third annual Career Connection Conference (C3) on October 20.

Alumnae also provided tips, tools, and tricks of the trade to land that first job.

C3 opened with a keynote address by Lindsey Pollak, best-selling author and one of the world’s leading authorities on training, managing, and marketing to the Millennial generation. She discussed “Getting from College to Career: Becoming a 21st Century Leader.”

2014 C3 Schedule (PDF)


keynote speaker

Lindsey Pollak is the best-selling author of Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding in the Real World. Her newest book is Becoming the Boss: New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders. She serves as an ambassador for LinkedIn, spokesperson for the Hartford’s “My Tomorrow” campaign, and chair of Cosmopolitan magazine’s Millennial Advisory Board.


What you’ll learn

  • “Translating the Liberal Arts into a Career” sessions, featuring career women in a multitude of fields from the sciences to writing and publishing.
  • Practical workshops that will provide the skill set you need to prepare for and land that job!
  • Special topics, designed to facilitate alumnae testimonials on topics such as: money matters, life after Hollins, and making social media work for you.
  • Opportunities to “speed network” with a large number of alumnae.

2014 c3

Want to know more?

Contact careerconference@hollins.edu for more information.