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MNPC JAIF 2014 – Overview

Last week to register! Deadline is Friday, Jan. 31 By E. W. With the Minnesota Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair under a month away, the time to start preparing is now. If you are planning to go, make sure to register within the CSL by next Friday. Once you’re registered, the real work begins. […]

Life Science Alley

By E.W. If you’re headed into a biomedical career or considering it as a potential career path, you might want to familiarize yourself with LifeScience Alley. This company, based right here in Minnesota, is “the largest state-based life sciences trade association.” For nearly 30 years, LifeScience Alley has been working with those in the medical […]

Career Advice Letter

By E. W. One of the best places to get information on a career or career advice in a certain field is from people who are actually doing that job. However, unless you know somebody in that field, or know somebody who knows somebody, obtaining first-hand information can be difficult. A simple way to approach […]


By E.W. For those majoring in math, you were never the student in high school algebra asking, “When will I ever use this?” You liked what you were doing and were maybe even thinking about how you might use your skills in math when you graduated from college. But while you know you like math, […]

Senior Messages #11

Seniors: Huron Consulting info lunch TODAY, Oct. 16 at 12:30 in Linner Lounge.  Come learn about business consulting in health care.  Tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 17, résumés are due on GustieJobs for News America Marketing.  So far we have only 3 applicants.  They will be on campus for interviews on Oct. 24. Job at News America […]

Senior Messages #10

Seniors: Target and Cigna say of their campus interviews at Gustavus:  a.       As a group very good candidates;     b.      Candidates here are involved in lots of campus activities, when answering behavior based questions use examples from those rather than personal situations (issues will family, friends, roommates);   c.       Candidates here did a good job of using examples from […]

Negotiating Salaries

Negotiating for a higher salary can be a stressful ordeal. You obviously want to be paid fairly for your work, but you do not want to risk upsetting your employer by throwing out numbers that might be too large. According to a study done by researchers at the Columbia Business School, giving precise numbers is […]

Seniors – Cynthia’s Messages #6

Seniors: Next Tuesday, September 24 is Careers Possible from 10:30 – 2:30 in the Heritage Room.  Find the list of 28 organizations attending athttp://careerdevelopment.blog.gustavus.edu/2013/09/09/careers-possible-expected-organizations/.   This is a great event to get started with answering “what to do after graduation?”  Business casual or professional dress expected, update résumés preferred. Also – at 10:45 during Careers Possible, alum Anders […]

Target Positions

Are you interested in the Business Analyst position at Target?  If so….see below!  Cynthia I’m passionate about getting as many Gusties into roles at Target as possible. If you have any students interested in being BAs (or even wondering how the role works), the newest pulse blog post https://pulse.target.com/2013/09/the-power-of-the-bu/  has a lot about it. As always, […]

Seniors – Cynthia’s Messages 5

Seniors:Careers Possible is on Tuesday, Sept. 24 here on campus in the Heritage Room from 10:30 – 2:30. Find the list of employers attending at https://careerdevelopment.blog.gustavus.edu/. This is a great event to get started with your job search! Bring updated résumés and wear business casual or professional dress.At 10:45 at Careers Possible there will be a […]