Archive for 2014

What to do for your Career over Winter Break

  Winter Break is a wonderful time to focus on your career without lots of distractions.  Here is our list of things you can do! Generate or update your résumé Email two or three of your professors or instructors and ask them if they will be a reference for you in the future Consider asking […]

Salary Guide

If you are planning for a career in accounting or finance, and you have never heard of Robert Half, you might want to do a quick Google search. For decades, companies have been turning to Robert Half’s Salary Guide to make sure they are offering the most competitive salaries for the best talent. The Salary […]

Interested in Pre-Med?

If you’re interested in pre-med, you are certainly not alone. Many students enter Gustavus hoping to prepare for a career in the medical field. And if you chose Gustavus specifically to prepare you for the challenges of entering medical school and the career beyond, you are definitely in the right place. During the past five […]

Fashion Friday: Tips for Women attending Interviews or Job Fairs

With so many opportunities to meet with Employers coming up – it is always good to have a little refresher on appropriate dress!  First impressions are made within the first 10 seconds of meeting someone – and they tend to stick!  How will you look when you walk through the door of an event or […]

How to talk with Employers at Fairs

With so many opportunities during the year to meet with employers it is sometimes hard to know where to start.  Below are some ideas of what things to talk to employers about – even if you are not sure you are interested in applying for their positions.   Every time you talk to employers you […]

Benefits of Being Brief

Always on Twitter or updating your Facebook status? It turns out that being able to compress an idea into 140 characters or less might actually help you in your career. In his new book Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less, Joseph McCormack writes that in a world where people have dozens of things […]

Upcoming Events

              We will have many employers and organizations visiting campus this Fall semester!  Below is just what is happening in September! Friday, September 19 – Teaching Temps Information Table Tuesday, September 23 – Cigna Class Presentations and Technology Résumé Workshop Tuesday, September 23 – Optum Information Presentation Wednesday, September […]

Welcome Back Gusties!

We are happy to have you back on campus and excited to see you at some of our upcoming events!   


We can’t all be the next Stephen King or J. K. Rowling, but maybe you have a novel saved on your computer and you’re starting to think that it just might be ready to hit the shelves. But then comes the daunting question you’ve been putting off during the entire writing process: how are you […]

Picking Between Two Offers

There are many difficult steps when looking for a job or internship: creating your résumé, reaching out to employers, making it through the interview process. But now that you’ve done all that work, there still might be one last obstacle to jump. If you are lucky enough to get more than one offer, you are […]