Archive for October, 2009

In the Works

The GAC Career Center Blog is in transition… Thanks for your patience and HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!  Be safe and have a spooky night!

Fresh Air and a Fresh Start on Your Job Search

Let’s be honest, even after all of your hard work getting solid grades, joining and leading student organizations, and compiling a job or internship hunt strategy – the fact remains that you are facing a tough market.  While that is not to discourage you, it is important to remain realistic in your expectations.  And to […]


Pssssst… Wanna hear something cool?? The CIA is on campus today for information sessions – How awesome is that?! 11:30 am and 1:30 pm in the Leadholm Room (by Res. Life) Imagine walking this hallway every day at work…

Hooray for Fall Break!

Not sure what to do over break?  Well if you’re in the cities, I think I can help… GO TO THE GOVERNMENT JOB & INTERNSHIP FAIR 10-3 TODAY!!   Walk through the Sculpture Garden at the Walker Art Center Cruise down Victory Memorial Drive to Theodore Wirth Parkway and beyond, watching the wildlife Play Frisbee golf […]

City Year: Give a year, change the world

Ever feel like you’re not sure what you want to do after you graduate? Do you want to make a difference, but you’re not sure how? Do you like kids? Maybe you should check out City Year. City Year is a non-profit AmeriCorps program that strives to help students get on track to graduate. In […]

Fashion Friday: For the MEN

Having to build a man’s work wardrobe is both a blessing and a curse.  The bad news is that it can be deceptively simple – you still need to pay attention to the details or it can go awry.  On the bright side, once you nail down the basics, you are impervious to fashion pitfalls […]

There’s Still Time!

Imagine returning to GAC after Fall Break feeling relaxed, refreshed, AND like you have made contacts to help you land a job or internship – Not bad, right?  The 2009 Government Job and Internship Fair is taking place on Monday, Oct 26th from 10:00-3:00 at the U of MN’s Coffman Union.  Block off a few […]

Fashion Friday: Student to Working Woman Essentials

All those “Top 10 Work Essentials” lists are so boring – everything is very proper, usually a dark neutral and not something you would ever wear as a student.  But pay attention!  Those lists make sense – they are what you’ll need to get started in the work place.  Plus, they offer endless options for […]

oh, hey there.

My name is Lindsay and I’m a new blogging member of the Gustavus Career Center Blog. I’m a junior English Major at Gustavus, and like a lot of juniors on campus, I have no idea what I’m doing with my life after I graduate. I know what I want to do, and what I don’t. […]

Year of Service

  Thinking about a Year of Service after graduation?  There are many fabulous programs that offer the chance to serve in urban or rural areas, domestically or abroad, for a religious mission or not. Come to the CC at noon on Tuesday (today!) to watch a Year of Service webinar, featuring the Peace Corps, Americorps, […]