2012-13 RPC Graduation

The Firs, Bellingham WA

Let's celebrate your AmeriCorps service! As part of the festivities, you will have the opportunity for professional development, networking, and reflection. We look forward to celebrating with you!


Friendly Reminders to help you prepare for your 2013 RPC Graduation:



  • PLEASE BRING ELECTRONIC COPY (USB DRIVE, Google Docs, in your email account) OR HARD COPIES OF YOUR RESUME(S), COVER LETTER(S), AND/OR CURRICULUM VITAE

  • PLEASE BRING COPIES OF JOB DESCRIPTIONS FROM POSITIONS THAT INTEREST YOU!

2012-13 RPC Graduation

Thursday, June 20th, 9am to Friday, June 21st, 12pm

4605 Cable St

Bellingham


I-5 SKAGIT VALLEY BRIDGE is OPEN! Although, drivers are only allowed to drive 40 mph over the bridge. PLEASE CONTINUE TO ADD AT LEAST 15 MINUTES TO YOUR COMMUTE TO BELLINGHAM.


http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Traffic-returns-to-I-5-bridge-that-collapsed-212133771.html

Thursday, June 20th


8:30-9:30 Check-in & get a key to your cabin. Light Breakfast: Muffins & Fruit


9:30-10:00 Welcome & RPC Exit Process/Assessment


10:00-11:15 Strategic Relationship Building w/ AmeriCorps Alum, Lauren Mehl


11:15-11:45 AmeriCorps Alums: Where Are They Now?

Featuring: Jennifer Rice, Mary Evitt, Ross Howell, and Lauren Mehl.


11:45-12:45 Lunch & Networking Opportunity with AmeriCorps Alums


12:45-1:00 Jump in a vehicle!

*Please have access to electronic and/or hard copy of your Resume and/or CV


1:00-1:30 Travel to Western Washington University-Park in Lot 17G (right behind Academic West Building)


1:30-3:00-WWU Career Services: Professional Development Workshops

Academic West Building, Room 306

  • Intro to Employment Market & Proven Strategies To Get the Job!
  • Resume & Curriculum Vitae Review & Revision


3:00-3:15 Break


3:15-5:00 How to use LinkedIn & Other Social Media Sites to Get a Job


5:00-5:30 Travel Back to The FIRS


5:30-6:00 Break

6:00-7:00 Dinner & Special Performance

*Please prepare to check-out of your cabin by 9AM on Friday, June 21st. You can store your luggage and other items in the Alpine Room. The Firs housekeeping staff would like to begin preparing the cabins for the next groups' arrival. Thank you!


Friday, June 21st


8:00-9:00 Breakfast and *Check-out of your cabin


9:00-11:00 Reflection


11:00-12:00 Graduation Ceremony: President’s Volunteer Awards


Noon Goodbyes!

Bellingham State of Mind