Archive for January, 2013

Writing Careers 3 – Advertising Copywriter

By E. W. 1-31-13 If proposal writing didn’t seem up your alley, then perhaps advertising copywriter will be more what you’re looking for. An advertising copywriter writes out what is going to be said or written in advertisements. This may include jingles, catchphrases, or slogans. Overall, their main goal is to communicate what their clients […]

Fair Update – Jan. 31

1.      Taylor Corporation (Mankato) will be at the Fair for the first time.  They are not interviewing, but looking for resumes for both career and internship candidates. Their interests are: Design/Media, Information Technology, Management, Project Management, Purchasing/Procurement, Research, Supply Chain/Operations.  I encourage you to send a resume letting them know you will stop by their booth – if you […]

Fair Update – Jan. 30

Fair Goers: Fair Prep Party – Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Alumni Hall from 6:00 – 8:00 15 Alumni from Cargill, Federated Insurance, Northwestern Mutual Life, Target, Securian, Cigna, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and SPS Commerce will be here to help you get ready for Fair! Practice wearing your suit if you like – or at LEAST business […]

Fair Update – 1/29

  Welcome to those who have newly registered. There are now 147 registered for fair.  This Friday, Feb. 1 is the registration deadline….if you have friends who want to go….tell them to register soon. Remember – these updates are stored on our blog at: Please go there to get previous messages and catch up on […]

One Mistake Capable People Make

By E. W.  1-29-13           It isn’t uncommon to feel that you are being pulled in too many directions, especially as a Gustie. Who among us isn’t juggling a full class load, social life, extra-curricular activities, job, and (heaven forbid) sleep? As it turns out, though, all these associations that we think […]


Class of 2013:Gustavus Career Development is eager to assist you with your post-graduation plans.  If we can be of help, please let us know.Resources to consider using:1. GustieJobs: see attached info, provides messages related to your career interests, job postings and more!2. Job Search in Sciences: on campus, Feb. 15, 1:30 in Wallenberg.3. MN Private […]

Fair Update – Jan. 24

Fair Goers:Question: Do I re-contact employers after sending a pre-select letter.Answer: Great question. No, do not send another message about the fair. Employers may not schedule until the week before the fair….so just wait for the response. If you do not hear from them, you can always go to their booth and say “I send […]

Writing Careers 2 – Proposal Writing

By E.W. 1-24-13 After seeking out the advice of Gusties who use writing every day in their careers, I have received some great ideas to share with current Gustavus students who would like to apply their hard earned writing skills to their own careers but are unsure about the opportunities out there. One of the […]

Fair Update – Jan 23

Fair Goers: 1. Boom Lab is scheduling campus interviews for Tuesday, March 26. They will be at Job and Internship Fair meeting candidates and collecting resumes. They may interview at Fair, but they may also ask you to interview when they come to campus. Just heads up that they are interviewing! 2. Gustavus has 73 […]

Target Info Session – 2/13

Target will be on campus for the Fair Prep Party on Wednesday, Feb. 13.  Before that event they will be in the Diversity Center at 4:30 to talk about the career opportunities at Target.Attending this info session is a great way to get noticed by Target for internships and career opportunities.  Attend this event in […]