Archive for Jill VanOsdol

Five Tips for the First Day of Your Internship

by Chaim Shapiro (from the NACE Blog, 4/11/17) Internship season is about to begin. As most colleges begin to wind down their academic year, companies across the country are getting ready for the influx of interns that will work for them over the summer. Internships are an incredible opportunity, and you need to hit the […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 22

Fair Goers: Tomorrow is the Day! See attached info about the fair tomorrow. Plan for Wednesday Plan to be parking your car between 8:00 and 8:30 a.m. Follow signs through Convention Center to the fair (lower level). Find the Gustavus table – we will have your name tag which you need to wear at all […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 21

Fair Goers: 2 days to fair! The way you get your resume on the Job and Internship Fair website is….go to  Go to Student Menu.  In box on left click on the Post Resume Online and follow directions. Having your résumé on GustieJobs does NOT put it on the fair page. St. Thomas when ahead of us […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 20

Fair Goers: We are 5 days from fair! Wow!  We are at 150 for resumes posted at!  That is the site where employers will see resumes!  We are STILL ahead of St. Thomas by 6! I will do session next Monday at 10 in the CSL on what to say to employers and/or review the employer list – […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 19

Fair Goers: 6 days to fair! Great Prep Party last night!  Thanks to all who attended. Download the fair app – MNPC Fair + – it has all the employers with descriptions, map of booth area, place to take notes (you could note the name of the person you talked to) and more – check it […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 18

Fair Goers: I know I sent a message earlier – but I am getting things stacked up so I am sending another! First – see attached….it has the map with the employer booths and info for at the fair. Second, I am hearing that people are getting pre-select interviews!  This is great! Scheduling interviews: There is […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 17

Fair Goers: 7 days to fair! 34 of you still need resumes approved on GustieJobs….please upload as soon as possible! We have 139 resumes posted on the fair website (  St. Thomas has 119 – if all 213 of you would post your resumes on that site – we can stay ahead!  And, employers will see LOTS […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 16

Fair Goers: 8 days to Fair! At 3:00 and 3:30 today I will do sessions on what to say to employers.  I will repeat that session next week too. 39 of you do not have resumes approved on GustieJobs – please keep working to get those done!  I know I am a pain with this, but I […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 15

Fair Goers: 13 Days to Fair! A quarter of the resumes posted on the fair site are Gustavus resumes!  This is great!  We have 209 registered for fair and 116 uploaded….so we have some to go! Yes!  This is a MOST professional dress event.  If you are an intern or career candidate, you should be in MOST professional dress […]

MNPC JAIF 2015 – Message 14

Q: Do you think emailing them personally is good enough for having an opportunity for an interview, or should we also apply for the internships on their website? A: It would be great to apply on their websites!  So if they say “you need to go on line and apply” you can sat – great, I […]