Is graduate school in your future? How can you increase your chances of being accepted and how do you plan for this possible next step? Learn more at the Graduate School Fair and Open House where you can speak with representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, the Law School, Engineering, Social Work and many more. Co-sponsored by the Excel! Research Scholars Program and Career Development. Wednesday, November 1st, 4 – 5:30 pm in McNeely 100 and the McNeely Atrium
Spring class registration is coming up in a few weeks. Do you wonder which major or minor might be best for your career goals? Career Development can assist by talking with you about your interests, values, and skills and how they play a role in deciding on a major or career path. Call 651-962-6761 or stop by 123 Murray Herrick to schedule an appointment.
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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