Opportunities

The Ciocca Center offers numerous workshops and other opportunities that provide both technical skills and a broad business perspective to help you launch your career.

The opportunities listed below are offered in the context of certificate programs Certificate in Business FundamentalsCertificate in Entrepreneurship, and the Certificate in Finance and Banking.

Center Offerings

The following opportunities are available to all students from all class years and majors. Preference is generally given to those participating in the certificate programs. Please speak with an advisor if you have questions. 

Workshops

All workshops are open to students of all majors and class years.

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Business Ethics and Principled Leadership Workshop

Build the intellectual, emotional and moral qualities necessary to become a successful business leader.

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Corporate Finance and Banking Workshop

Get a basic understanding of the corporate finance and banking industry and attend sessions at various Boston firms.

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Excel Tutorials

Learn advanced Excel skills that are essential in becoming a business analyst.

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Finance Boot Camp

Develop an understanding of the institutional framework and career specializations in finance.

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Fullbridge Professional Edge @ Holy Cross

Immerse yourself in business, finance, marketing, and innovation via simulated work environment.

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Global Supply Chain Management Workshop

Gain an understanding into how a global supply chain works in distributing goods and services.

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Interview Prep Workshop

Work with alumni and build your “personal brand” in preparation for internships and job interviews.

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Marketing Communications and Sales Workshop

Develop an understanding of marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, and sales.

Startup Weeks

Explore entrepreneurship and innovation, tour innovative startups, and see what it takes to launch a business and keep it humming.

Courses 

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Recommended Holy Cross Courses

Identify your major as either quantitative or qualitative and enroll in a course to add value to your liberal arts education and expand your skill set.

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Entrepreneurship Courses

Build upon your liberal arts education and learn the ins and outs of the fundamentals of starting a venture and keeping a company relevant.

Events

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Women in Business

Celebrate, honor and inspire the success of Holy Cross women in business by learning and networking with one another.

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Shark Tank Competition

Bring your business idea to fruition by taking part in our annual Shark Tank competition (yes, it’s based on the TV show!).

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Alumni Speakers

Gather around the dinner table or for a fireside chat to hear alumni stories about the benefits of a liberal arts education in the workplace.

Programs

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Add value to society as a principled leader by solving problems with innovative ideas and entrepreneurial methods.

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Internships

Learn how to find — and secure — internship opportunities.

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Job Shadowing

Make new connections and gain insight into different business fields by shadowing alumni.

Clubs 

Student Business Clubs

Get involved in one of five student-led business clubs.