C3: Career Connection Conference

C3 2014

october 19, 2015

The fourth annual Hollins C3: Career Connection Conference will kick off on October 19, 2015. Alumnae will share how they translated their liberal arts education into satisfying careers and also provide tips, tools, and tricks of the trade to land that first job. Approximately 70 alumnae will return to campus to participate in the 2015 C3 event.

2015 C3 Tentative Schedule (PDF)


keynote speaker

DoSomething.org CEO Nancy Lublin, named by Fortune magazine as one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders,” will deliver the keynote address at Hollins University’s 2015 Career Connection Conference (C3) on October 19.

Lublin’s approach to business, teens, and technology has transcended the not-for-profit world. Under her leadership, DoSomething.org is currently among the largest youth organizations in America, leveraging Facebook, texting, and Twitter to engage more than 3.6 million teens in its campaigns. Considered an expert in digital marketing, youth culture, and change management, Lublin was named one of 2014’s Social Entrepreneurs of the Year by The Schwab Foundation, and Fast Company called her one of the “most creative people in business.”

Lublin is the author of  Zilch: The Power of Zero in Business and has been featured on Oprah, 60 Minutes, The Today Show, and CNN, and in People, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist.


What you’ll learn

  • “Translating the Liberal Arts into a Career” sessions, featuring career women in a multitude of fields including the sciences, writing and publishing, and public service, among others.
  • Special topics designed to facilitate alumnae testimonials and communicate practical skill sets; topics include building an effective resume, money matters, and life after Hollins, among others.
  • Opportunities to “speed network” with a large number of alumnae, as well as engage one-on-one through mock interviews, resume critiques, and conversations about the graduate school application process.
  • Opportunities to engage alumnae in small group conversation before and after the conference on a variety of topics, including how to be a mentor, and the how’s and why’s of year-long service, among others.

2014 c3

Want to know more?

Contact careerconference@hollins.edu for more information.