Archive for October, 2010

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 […]

Fashion Friday: On-Campus Interviews for Men

By Emma Strand, 10/1/2010 Last week, we discussed appropriate women’s attire for on-campus interviews. Men, this week it’s your turn! While your resume, communication and experiences matter most, the way you look also influences your potential employer’s first impression. According to, 80% of the first impression an employer gets of you is visual and […]