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Job Search for New Grads

By Bailey Van Den Heuvel | February 24, 2017   Are you a senior that’s about to graduate? Are you stressing about how to find a job, or don’t even know where to start? Don’t worry, Career Development has your back. Here are some tips and ideas on how to get started. Step 1: Utilize […]

Bus Update Feb. 13, 2017

You are on the list to take the bus to MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair next Wednesday, Feb. 22. Here is what you need to know:       If you change your mind about taking the bus, you have until this Friday, Feb. 17 to tell me that! After that you will […]

Fair message Dec. 21, 2016

Thank you for registering to attend MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair!Over Christmas is a great time to:- upload your resume to Handshake for Career Development approval (this may not happen until January as the office is closed several days)- upload your resume to the Fair site at mnpcfair.org….so that employers can find it […]

Fair Update Dec. 9, 2016

Thank you for registering for Minnesota’s Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair! Attached is a booklet with LOTS of Fair info! Do let me know your questions about Fair. And, I will post these messages on the blot at:https://careerdevelopment.blog.gustavus.edu/. Cynthia Event details: February 22 & 23, 2017 (Second day is reserved for interviews only!); 9:00 […]

What to do for your Career over Winter Break

  Winter Break is a wonderful time to focus on your career without lots of distractions.  Here is our list of things you can do! Generate or update your résumé Email two or three of your professors or instructors and ask them if they will be a reference for you in the future Consider asking […]

Fashion Friday: Tips for Women attending Interviews or Job Fairs

With so many opportunities to meet with Employers coming up – it is always good to have a little refresher on appropriate dress!  First impressions are made within the first 10 seconds of meeting someone – and they tend to stick!  How will you look when you walk through the door of an event or […]

Benefits of Being Brief

Always on Twitter or updating your Facebook status? It turns out that being able to compress an idea into 140 characters or less might actually help you in your career. In his new book Brief: Make a Bigger Impact by Saying Less, Joseph McCormack writes that in a world where people have dozens of things […]

Upcoming Events

              We will have many employers and organizations visiting campus this Fall semester!  Below is just what is happening in September! Friday, September 19 – Teaching Temps Information Table Tuesday, September 23 – Cigna Class Presentations and Technology Résumé Workshop Tuesday, September 23 – Optum Information Presentation Wednesday, September […]

Sad to see us go?

If you are feeling down about no new posts until Fall – Re-read some of our older posts!

Happy Summer Time!

HAPPY SUMMER TIME!  The Career Blog will be taking a break for the summer.   Enjoy the sunshine! 🙂