NOW is the time to think about summer 2017 and beyond. MANY opportunities are available to interview with employers and graduate schools or meet with employers on campus. Read on for some terrific opportunities in the coming weeks.
If you are considering Graduate School in the near future, take advantage of the Virtual Fair on Friday, October 7th. Chat with representatives from a variety of graduate degree and professional programs while saving travel time and expenses. Registering ahead of time is important so that candidates can review the information and ALSO express their interest in the schools so that on fair day it is a warm contact.
Charting Your Career Path
This three-part series will focus on self-exploration for students who are searching for majors and/or career options that are a good fit for them. The program is designed to help you learn about yourself through career assessments and discussion around skills, values, interests, personality, decision making and goal setting. Sessions will be held over the convo hour on three consectuve Tuesdays: October 11th – 25th. Register to be a part of this dynamic and engaging seminar.
Interview with Employers
The first On-Campus Interviews of the year begin today! There are currently 160 positions available. To participate you will need to attend an On-Campus Interviewing Orientation if you have not previously done so.
Optum-United Health Group on Campus This Week
All students are invited to this information and networking session in McNeely 100 on Wednesday, September 28th from 5 to 6 pm to learn more about Optum’s Leadership Acceleration Program (LAP). Optum is part of UnitedHealth Group, a leading health care company currently ranked #6 on Fortune magazine’s top 500 companies in the United States. Dress code is Business casual! RSVP on the Career Development Center Seminars and Events page at www.stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment/events.
International Student Career Resources
The Career Development Center has recently created unique web pages for international students which can be found at www.stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment/students/international. International students are encouraged to access these pages for detailed information regarding internship and job searching in the U.S. Our Resume and Cover Letter Writing seminar for international students will be held this Wednesday, September 28th at 3:30 pm in MHC 124, with more sessions to follow later in the semester.
Get to Know SAM
The Student-Alumni Mentoring (SAM) program is a great resource for learning about careers and connecting with professionals. Alumni mentors provide career advice on networking, job searching, interviewing, balancing obligations and other life-skills to undergraduate students in all academic areas. Matches are assigned in October and the program continues throughout the academic year (although we believe the relationship can last a lifetime). Registration for the 2016-17 program year is available through October 3rd.
Career Conversations this week: (all held in 124 MHC unless noted)