General Information

Summer Employment – Gain Experience & Build Your Resume


The summer months are often the time when college students are seeking a job. As you search for options keep in mind key factors when looking for opportunities and selecting the “best” job. Finances certainly are a need, but this is the time to build your resume with experiences that are related to your intended major or career direction.  Positions vary from part-time and full-time to internship and can be found in many organizations. Think about places that are open or have an uptick of business during summer months as they will most likely have more of a need to fill positions. You may also think about combining several positions: one that pays more with another than may be volunteer or part-time in a field of interest to develop skills and network.

As you explore options check out Tommie Careers – there are nearly 1,800 jobs (seasonal, part-time and full-time) and internships posted todayIf you would benefit from further information about this topic or would like to discuss a plan, attend the seminar, Finding Summer Employment, on Thursday, 4/16 at 12:30 in 124 MHC.

Written by: Becky Durham

Career Scoop Update

Career resources and events to finish out the semester, plan now! – #USTCareerScoop

The semester is winding down, but the Career Development Center continues to provide services and programs to assist with selecting a major, finding an internship, a seasonal, part-time or full-time job.

Choosing a Major

If you are feeling stuck regarding choosing a major, call to schedule an appointment. One of the career counselors will meet with you to discuss your individual needs and guide you through ideas and services that will assist you in making a decision.

Kick Start Your Job and Internship Search

Starts TODAY from 3:00-4:30!

Register NOW to attend the 3 part series that will focus on online and face-to-face networking, interviewing skills, resume development and assessing your strengths.

Tommie Careers

Employers continue to post jobs for seasonal, part-time, full-time and internships. Create a search for jobs to be emailed directly to you that meet your criteria so you can be the first to apply.

Seminars this week

All held in Murray-Herrick Room 124

Special Events

Minnesota Education Fair: Monday, April 13 at Minneapolis Convention Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. On-site registration fee of $35.00.

Bender Virtual Career Fair for People with Disabilities: Open 8am-8pm

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Information Session: Noon in JRC 246

MN Private Colleges Virtual Career Fair (Internships and Jobs): April 15. It is best to register prior to the fair to upload your resume and express interest in specific employers (they will get your resume). Videos to help you get started with the virtual fair:

Meet the Pros: Wednesday, April 15 from 5:30-7:30p.m. Meet professionals from PR agencies (Maccabee PR), corporate communications (Target), government agencies, and PR consultancies. Learn from the best while you network, listen to stories and ask questions!

Career Scoop Update

Final stretch of spring semester – #USTCareerScoop

Welcome Back! We hope you made the most of your time away doing whatever you planned… relaxing, traveling, working or studying. You’re now on the final stretch of the spring 2015 semester. Along with the “usual” you will want to find a few minutes to check-out our events and services if you are still in need of choosing a major, finding an internship, summer job or full-time employment.

A select list of upcoming offerings to consider:

  • Resume and Cover Letter Writing Seminar: Tuesday, 4/7 at noon in 124 MHC
  • Interviewing Skills Seminar- Wednesday, 4/8 at 1:30 in 124 MHC
  • Employment Agencies Fair- Thursday, 4/9 from 11:30-1:30, ASC- Campus Way
    • Bring your resume and meet with representatives to discuss possible options. See the website for a full list of organizations attending. All years and majors welcome.
  • Education Job Fair- Monday, April 13 at Mpls. Convention Center, 100:00-3:00
    • Must have a license by January 2016. On-site registration fee, $35.00 day of event.
  • Kick Start Your Job & Internship Search- Mondays, April 13, 20 and 27 from 3:00-4:30
    • Register to attend all 3 sessions. This three-part seminar series will focus on online and face-to-face networking, tools to find open positions, interview skills, creating/refining a resume, and how to use your strengths in presenting yourself to an employer.

Individual Appointments and Pop-in hours are offered daily. Call 651-962-6761 to find a time that is convenient for you.

TommieCareers has over 1,600 postings for seasonal, part-time, internship and full-time positions. Use your UST log-in to access the job postings tab.