Career Scoop Update, General Information

It’s Career Development Week! #USTCareerScoop

Today marks the start of Week 7 of the Tommie Advantage initiative and we are thrilled that Career Development is the highlight! Spend some time this week taking advantage of all that the Career Development Center has to offer including:

So, What’s Your Major?

Tuesday, October 24th 11:45 am in MHC 124

The Career Development Center & Academic Counseling will provide information about resources available for career and academic planning – from 4 year plans to What Can I Do With a Major In, we’ll get you started on the path to success!

Bring your computer to work with us during the presentation, and come hungry – there will be food!

Marketing Your International Experience

Wednesday, October 25th, 12 pm in MHC 124

Strong international experience can set you apart from other job candidates. Learn how to put your newly learned knowledge and skills to work on your resume and cover letter, and at interviews.

Evaluating Job Offers & Negotiating Salary

Wednesday, October 25th, 3:30 pm in MHC 124

How do you decide if you should accept the offer an employer has made to you? Do you know how to evaluate if the offer is a good fit for you? Are you aware of the key, non-salary items to consider and how to approach salary negotiations? This seminar will lead you through these important topics to educate you and increase your comfort level in evaluating and negotiating offers.

Can’t make it to any of the above events? We offer Pop-Ins daily (call 651-962-6761 for the daily schedule) and you are welcome to schedule an appointment to discuss your resume, interviewing, or career exploration.

 

Career Scoop Update

Government and Non-Profit Career Fair This Friday #USTCareerScoop

Government & Nonprofit Career Fair
There is something for everyone at this career fair! More than 75 agencies and organizations representing federal and local government, education, and non-profits are waiting to meet with students to discuss internship and job opportunities. Some employers include: US Fish and Wildlife, CIA, FBI, College Possible, Teach for America, and many more. Check out the full list of agencies/organizations you can meet with on Friday, October 20th at the University of Minnesota from 10 am to 3 pm.

Charting Your Career Path Begins This Week
Registration is open for this 4-part seminar series that focuses on major and career exploration. Our first session will be held October 19th, from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm in MHC 124. Registration is required. Contact Kristen Murphy (kristen.murphy@stthomas.edu) for more information.

Exploring Business Majors and Careers

Want to major in Business but not sure which concentration/major? This 3-part series is for students who are still deciding a major. It will incorporate a career assessment, details about the business majors, and information from alumni and employers about career paths. The first session will be held on October 31st from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm.

Other Seminars this Week (all held in MHC 124):

Link and Learn with LinkedIn: Monday, October 16th, 12 pm
Resumes and Cover Letters That Stand Out: Tuesday, October 17th, 10 am
Effective Interviewing: Thursday, October 19th, 12 pm

Career Scoop Update, General Information

Career Exploration Events #USTCareerScoop

Sociology and Criminal Justice Career Expo

Talk with professionals and explore the range of volunteer, internship, and career opportunities in Sociology and Criminal Justice at the Career Expo. Open to all students. Food will be provided.

Government & Nonprofit Career Fair
Lots of internships and full-time career opportunities can be found with government and nonprofit employers! Check out the career fair October 20th at the University of Minnesota from 10 am to 3 pm.

Charting Your Career Path
Registration is open for this 4-part seminar series that focuses on major and career exploration. Our first session will be held October 19th, from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm in MHC 124. Registration is required. Contact Kristen Murphy (kristen.murphy@stthomas.edu) for more information.

Pre-Health 101
If you are thinking about a career in the health professions, but aren’t sure how to prepare, this is the workshop for you! Learn about various health care careers and start planning for your future. Tuesday, October 10th, 12 – 1 pm, MHC 205.

Other Seminars This Week (held in Murray-Herrick 124):

Resumes and Cover Letters That Stand Out – October 9th, 11:30 am
Effective Interviewing – October 11th, 1 pm