Private College Job and Internship Fair

2017 JOB FAIR REGISTRATION IS OPEN #HIRETOMMIES

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Registration for the 2017 Minnesota’s Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair is open. This exclusive, once-a-year event allows students the opportunity to network with over 300 organizations representing business, non-profit, social service, engineering, IT and bioscience employers to discuss internship and full-time career positions. Sophomores, juniors, seniors, including December 2016 graduates, are eligible to register.

The event will be held at Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. In 2016 over 650 UST students attended this fair.

Students who have attended the MNPC Fair previously can stop by the Career Development Center, 123 MHC, to complete a registration form and pay. Students who have not attended the Fair will need to attend a quick 30-minute Job and Internship Fair Orientation session. More information about the MNPC Job Fair and orientation sessions can be found at www.stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment/fair.

Career Scoop Update

Today’s Diverse Workforce Employer Panel #USTCareerScoop

Welcome back! As you wrap up your fall semester the Career Development Center is your place to check-in about upcoming plans for J-Term, spring semester and yes, even summer 2017! Think ahead about opportunities to build your resume by adding an internship, part-time job, or volunteer experience.

Minnesota Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair Registration Continues

Registration for the February 2017 event is taking place with 30-minute information sessions offered for those who have never attended the event. Session options this week include: (all held in 124 MHC)

  • Tuesday, November 29th at 10 am
  • Wednesday, December 30th at 2 pm

If you have previously attended the Fair and would like to register, stop by 123 MHC for the registration form and handouts. The early bird registration fee is $15 through December 19th.

Today’s Diverse Workplace Employer Panel– Thursday, December 1st, 11:45 am – 1 pm in McNeely 100

A panel of professionals will discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace:
– how it is valued and supported
– how students can expand their cultural intelligence toward a more inclusive worldview
– how students can leverage their diverse identities and/or experiences to find success in the workplace or when seeking employment.

All students are encouraged to attend this event. Food & refreshments provided.

Effective Interviewing– Tuesday, November 29th, 12 pm in 124 MHC

What is a behavioral interview question? How do I answer a question about a weakness? How do I follow up after an interview? These topics and more will be covered in our Effective Interviewing seminar this week.

We are open for appointments and Pop-Ins through December 22nd. Call us at 651-952-6761 for Pop-In times and/or to schedule an appointment with a career counselor.

 

Career Scoop Update

Thanksgiving Week #USTCAREERSCOOP

The Career Development Center wishes you safe travels, good eating, and relaxing times with family and friends during this Thanksgiving week.

With some of your “down” time over the holiday weekend you could…

  • View our YouTube channel for videos on a variety of career and job search topics, including Job Fair, liberal arts in the workplace, LinkedIn how-to webinar, elevator speeches and more.
  • Research career fields and job titles to explore job qualifications, required education, job outlook, and compensation.
  • Develop or update your LinkedIn profile and then increase your connections and join groups for networking. Be sure to join our group, Alumni Sharing Knowledge.

Special event next week:

Today’s Diverse Workplace Employer Panel– Thursday, December 1st, 11:45 am – 1 pm in McNeely 100

A panel of professionals will discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace:
– how it is valued and supported
– how students can expand their cultural intelligence toward a more inclusive worldview
– how students can leverage their diverse identities and/or experiences to find success in the workplace or when seeking employment.

All students are encouraged to attend this event.
Food & Refreshments Provided.