‘Career Guidance’ Category

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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 […]

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 […]

Welcome Back Gusties!

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

Self-Publishing

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 […]

Looking for a job out of state?

You fill in the blanks with the city/state you would like to work in!If I were looking for a job in ____ I would:1. look at www.indeed.com2. look at www.simplyhired.com – you can log into Facebook from there and it will search the employers of your Facebook friends for job openings3. look at job postings on www.linkedin.com4. look at […]

Top 5: Stress Reducers

Job and internship searching can be stressful!  Here are the top 5 stress reducers.  Get Moving: Any kind of physical activity relieves stress.  Walking, gardening, house cleaning, biking, and other everyday activities release feel-good endorphins and help you refocus your mind. Focus on the Moment: Even a few five-minute meditation sessions during a hectic day […]

Major Mentor

By E.W. Not knowing where life will take you after college can be downright scary. Even deciding which courses to take next semester can be extremely stressful if you still haven’t chosen your major, or you don’t have a plan for life after Gustavus. With the hopes of alleviating some of that anxiety, senior Economics […]

H-1B Visa

By E.W. Finding a job is a difficult process for everybody. For international students wishing to work in the United States, however, there is the added pressure of finding an employer who will sponsor his or her international employees for H-1B visa to will enable them to stay longer in the country. Myvisajobs.com is aiming […]