The Dolan Professional Development Series is designed to provide a structured way in which students can gain the knowledge and skills that will complement their coursework to help them find success in the working world. This comprehensive program will give Fairfield Dolan students a competitive edge as they enter a challenging job market.
As part of the Dolan Professional Development Series, students will have additional opportunities to engage with professionals and gain real world insights about business leadership, career advancement strategies, and industry demands through the new Professional-in-Residence (PIR) program. This mentorship model will allow students to make an appointment with a PIR, meet in one of our many collaborative spaces, and build their capabilities and capacities in their business and professional pursuits.
Claire Carbonier MA '99
Former HR Professional at GE Capital, Cadbury Schweppes, & Bridgewater Associates
Former Managing Director
Hamilton Lane Advisors
Tim Finnegan ’77, MBA
President of Aisling Executive Coaching, Ltd.
Principal, Residential Real Estate, Private Clients Group
Cummings & Lockwood LLC
Former CEO of holding company for Bob’s Stores and Eastern Mountain Sports
William Schloth ’85, CPA, MBA
Co-Founder and CEO of USA Business Strong
Consultant - Client Solutions, Spruceview Capital Partners
Excel Workshop Series
This three level workshop series provides students with the technical skills needed to hit the ground running in their next internship or job. The series includes: Introduction to Excel, Intermediate Excel, and Advanced Excel.
Money TALKS: Financial Planning for College Students and New Graduates
This two part seminar teaches students and newly minted graduates financial skills that are not taught in the classroom. Participants will be challenged to think how they can hit the ground running once they receive their degree and place themselves on sound financial footing. Additional information about these programs can be found at Life@Fairfield.
Dolan Signature Workshops and Events
The Dolan Career Development Center hosts several signature events that are offered each year including the Dolan Career Night, Employer-In-Focus, and the Business Analytics Showcase.
An evening for students to meet with top business executives and receive informal advice from professionals with experience in a variety of career paths.
Fairfield Dolan hosts top employers to campus to promote potential career paths, provide industry specific knowledge, and share job and internship opportunities.
To register for a Dolan event, visit Life@Fairfield.