‘Parent’s Career Corner’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Why do we have a blog?

By E.W., 5/20/13 The Career Development blog is for any Gustavus student who is unsure about the world after college. Looking for a job, creating a résumé and cover letter, and preparing for an interview are stressful and time consuming tasks, and they aren’t even all of what goes into finding the perfect job. This […]

Parent’s Career Corner – Feb. 2013

Career Development Parents’ Blog – Feb. 2013 180 Gusties have registered to attend the MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair of Feb. 20 and 21 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, 188 employers are expected to attend seeking candidates for internships and career positions. Summer is coming fast!  Camp Fair is Feb. 12, Internship Fair is […]