Career Development

Five Tips for the First Day of Your Internship

by Chaim Shapiro (from the NACE Blog, 4/11/17) Internship season is about to begin. As most colleges begin to wind down their academic year, companies across the country are getting ready for the influx of interns that will work for them over the summer. Internships are an incredible opportunity, and you need to hit the […]

What Can I Do With This Major?

By Gretchen Seewald | Friday, March 3, 2017   Whether you’re a first year who is still exploring a lot of possible options or an upperclassman who has already declared a major, you’re probably familiar with the rainbow-colored “What can I do with this major?” packets in Career development. Here is a guide on how […]

Job Search for New Grads

By Bailey Van Den Heuvel | February 24, 2017   Are you a senior that’s about to graduate? Are you stressing about how to find a job, or don’t even know where to start? Don’t worry, Career Development has your back. Here are some tips and ideas on how to get started. Step 1: Utilize […]

9 Days to Fair – Feb. 14

After this Friday there will be no changes to the fair or bus registration! If you plans have changed let me know! Questions: Do you need cover letters for the fair? NO! You will be there in person to talk to recruiters so that replaces your letter. You may send an email (sample in the […]

Bus Update Feb. 13, 2017

You are on the list to take the bus to MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair next Wednesday, Feb. 22. Here is what you need to know:       If you change your mind about taking the bus, you have until this Friday, Feb. 17 to tell me that! After that you will […]

Fair Update, Feb. 13, 2017

Big Fair Prep Week! Tonight: Real Life 101: Career – Review of Fair Employer List There is still time to send pre-select interview requests! Come and get your list of employers finalized! 6:30 – 7:00 – Walk in Questions 7:00 – review of employers starts Fair Prep Party! This Wednesday, Feb. 15 from 6:30 – […]

Feb. 10 – Registered for Fair but No Resume on Handshake message

Thank you for registering to attend MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair! You are one of 66 people who does not yet have your resume approved on Handshake.  PLEASE do this as SOON as possible!  Fair is zooming toward us and you will need your resume for it! If you need and/or want assistance […]

Fair Update Feb. 7, 2017

Past emails are at the blog at: Attached is a fair booklet with LOTS of fair info! Take 10 minutes to scan through it for the info YOU need. Fair website is Free Phone App: search for MNPC Fair – this will Really help the day of the fair with a map of […]

Fair Up Date Feb. 6, 2017

Welcome back! Remember that past emails are at the blog at: The fair booklet is attached. The fair website has all the info you need at Resume Score: Gustavus: 70       St. Thomas: 62   – We are barely ahead! There are 228 of you! We can get more resumes posted […]

Jan. 28, 2017 Fair Update

Thank you for registering for MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair!   As new people register – remember that previous emails that I have sent out are available at:   Also, please remember that there are more of you than there are Career Development staff! PLEASE read these email messages so that you […]