Archive for 2010

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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 boardroomties.com, 80% of the first impression an employer gets of you is visual and […]

Fashion Friday: On-Campus Interviews for Women

By Emma Strand, 9/24/2010 Yesterday, Olson, Thielen & Company came to campus and kicked off the 2010-2011 on-campus interview season. As the year progresses, more and more employers will be visiting Gustavus in search of outstanding new employees. Although on-campus interviews take place on our home turf, typical “Gustie Gear” is not appropriate dress. You […]

Health Professions: A tour of our newly remodeled website

By Emma Strand; 9/22/2010 It’s no secret—students interested in health professions have a lot to think about! Early into their career as Gusties, these students must carefully consider which classes to take. Down the road, they begin preparation for tests like the MCAT, research graduate school admission standards, and start the application process. To help […]

Artists: Take the Reins!

By Emma Strand 9/15/2010 We hear it all too often at Gustavus… “You’re a theater major? Good luck getting cast!” or, “He’s a good artist, but it’s hard to break into that world.” For the students on campus who dream of a career in the arts, it’s often difficult not to feel discouraged and as […]

Welcome Back!

Posted by Emma Strand, 9/14/2010 Congratulations, Gusties – you made it through your first week of class and life on the hill is back in full swing. In the Career Center, we couldn’t be happier to see the campus buzzing with the excitement of a new year. As you begin thinking about your goals for […]

Find me an Internship!!

Career Center Internship Sessions for 2010-2011 How to find an Internship or Career ExplorationThis workshop covers where to look for internships, how to make contact with employers, and how to register for credit. Friday, September 10 10:30 am Career CenterMonday, September 13 3:30 pm Career CenterWednesday, September 15 10:30 am Career CenterWednesday, September 22 3:30 […]

Thinking About Fall

As school begins to near, you’re probably thinking about whether you need to bring the microwave, how many bulky sweaters to pack and how many to get later, and how awesome it will feel to be back on the hill. All great thoughts as fall looms. But have you thought about registering for a fall […]

Internship = Future Job?

The Career Center is starting our internship push early this year (yep, you still have nearly a month before school starts). There’s a good reason though: you may not realize that an internship – done over Fall, Interim, Spring, OR Summer – is becoming the main format companies are using to recruit new hires. An […]

Keyword Search

For your reading pleasure, here is a list of the top 100 resume keyword search phrases used by recruiters and hiring managers on Monster over a three month period.  Kinda interesting if you’re feeling bored on this summer days.  Are there any phrases you should be adding to your resume?? Sales Recuiter Administrative assistant Accountant […]

3 Ways to Ace Your Job Interview with Social Media

Dan Klamm is the Outreach & Marketing Coordinator at Syracuse University Career Services, where he advises students on using social media for career success. Connect with him on Twitter @DanKlamm. Succeeding at a job interview is all about coming prepared: Doing company research and being able to articulate how your unique skills and experiences are […]