Archive for 2010


That’s right – tomorrow is December 1st, which means ALL CAREER EXPLORATION REGISTRATION FORMS AND NANCY PAUTZ AWARD APPLICATIONS ARE DUE! Turn in both items to the Career Center front desk. Remember, all Career Exploration forms must be FULLY filled out – this includes a signature from your site supervisor and faculty sponsor! If you […]

Attention Education Majors!

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The Nancy Pautz Leadership Award for Interim Career Explorations

By Emma Strand, 11/17/2010 Are you doing a January Career Exploration? Considering applying for the Nancy Pautz Leadership Award for Interim Career Explorations. Applications are currently available in the Career Center. What is the Nancy Pautz Leadership Award?Nancy Pautz worked in the Career Center for 16 years as the Internship Program Assistant. In 2003, Nancy […]

Let it Snow: Reminders for J-Term

By Emma Strand, 11/16/2010 With the first snow comes the reminder that winter at Gustavus is fast approaching. In the Career Center, the chilly weather means that we are preparing for J-Term, a time when many students complete a career exploration. The deadline for career explorations is December 1st – just two short weeks away! […]

Employee Rights on Facebook

By Emma Strand, 11/12/2010 Facebook is designed to help us connect with friends and family and share our photos, thoughts, and stories. However, Facebook also blurs the line between our personal and professional lives as employers find access to their employees’ profiles. We know that employers may choose not to hire a candidate because of […]

Meet Tony Spain!

By Emma Strand, 11/5/2010 If you’ve been in the Career Center recently, you may have noticed a new addition. Tony Spain has joined our staff to assist students with their online web presence and will be here part-time until the end of the semester. Tony grew up in Janesville, Minnesota and is a 2009 Gustavus […]

Fall Break To-Do List

By Emma Strand, 10/22/2010 It’s finally the time of year we have all been longing for – FALL BREAK! After a couple stressful weeks of midterms, exams, and deadlines, it seems like the entire campus is ready for a few days of relaxation. I can’t wait to have my Mom do my laundry and eat […]


Brought to you by Diane Darling with Effective Networking As you begin looking for a job, people will begin telling you to NETWORK to find one. You may have no idea what Networking means – or you may have no idea how to start networking. Yesterday in the Career Center we had a Webinar on […]

Tips for Prospective Gusties: Choosing a Major

by Emma Strand, 10/15/2010 Next week, the Gustavus Admissions Office will host “Explore Gustavus,” an event which brings many prospective students and their families to campus. As potential Gusties gather information about academics, campus life and the Gustavus experience, the Career Center would like to share a few tips for high school students and regarding […]

7 Job Hunting Tips for Students

By Emma Strand, 10/8/2010 1. Go in with the right expectations: Your first job probably won’t be your dream job! Additionally, your first job won’t be your last job. Shoot for balance—a decent, entry-level position with a good company is a solid starting point. You have plenty of time to move up the ladder as […]