‘Networking’ Category

Advice from a VP of SPS Commerce, Inc.

As seniors enter the final stretch of their undergrad career, the all important question “What are your plans for after graduation?” seems bigger than ever. Over the last three and a half years, we have been given hundreds of pieces of advice from our professors, parents, siblings, and coworkers as to what we as recent […]

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!   

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 […]

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 […]

MNPC JAIF 2014 – Message 21

Fair Goers: 2:30 today in Center for Servant Leadership – I will be going over the Fair Employer List. After today I am pretty much done being able to help you with resumes…..so get them to me if you need help!  Talking to Employers: It is always good to thank employers for being at the […]

MNPC JAIF 2014 – Message 20

Fair Goers: Thank you the 52 of you who were at the Prep Party!  And the 16 at the Target info session! This a.m. we were still ahead of St. Thomas on resumes posted, sadly this afternoon they went to 150 resumes and we are at 143…..but we have never stayed ahead this long before! […]

LinkedIn Hints

By E.W. LinkedIn has become the one of the hottest trends in the last few years when it comes to finding a job. However, while the concept and importance of LinkedIn are easy enough to understand, selling yourself on the website to potential employers is another matter entirely. LinkedIn has 10 tips for students who […]


By E.W. As the world continues to become more connected, the need for people and organizations to understand and benefit from the increased interconnectivity grows. Yet entering a system that is so large and complicated is daunting. Fortunately, St. Paul based Midwest Global Trade Association (MGTA) has spent the last 90 years helping their members […]

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. […]