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Career Scoop Update, General Information

Career Scoop for the Week of November 18, 2019

Registration for the 2020 Job and Internship Fair is OPEN!

Registration for the 2020 Undergraduate MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair, to be held on February 27 of next year, is open! Students may register at the early bird rate of $15 until December 18th at 4pm. Students need to complete an orientation session (either in person or through Canvas) and those that have attended in the past should check their email for registration instructions.

The fair is open to students with Sophomore, Junior and Senior standing, as well as December 2019 graduates. The past two years, the fair has attracted roughly 300 employers from a wide variety of industries, and hundreds of Tommies have attended each year!

Orientations this week are Tuesday November 19th at 12:00 and Thursday November 21st at 2:00!

For more information, please visit https://www.stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment/fair

International Education Week: Travel as an Act of Solidarity

On November 19th from 5-6:30 in McNeely 100 Presenter Joe Connelly will share personal stories and experiences from his years of travel and work with CGEE in Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica to illustrate the way that travel has been transformed the way he views the world and has challenged him to be a more critical, active, and compassionate global citizen. He will focus on how international travel can be an act of social justice and a path toward discovering one’s vocation. Cookies and cider will be provided.

For more information and to RSVP, click here

Winter is Coming: Be Prepared!

When you sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, are you worried family members will ask you questions you don’t know the answer to? Questions like:

“What are you majoring in?”
“What do you plan to do with your degree?”
“Do you have a job lined up for next summer/when you graduate?”

Attend this workshop on Nov 20, 2019 at 3:30(Murray Herrick 124) so you can tell them that you’ve talked with a career counselor and you have a plan and action steps that you’re currently taking toward your goals!

Be sure to check out our website for a list of additional seminars, career events AND job/internship postings .

The Career Development Center looks forward to assisting you with your career needs! Call 651-962-6761 or stop by Murray-Herrick Room 123 to schedule an appointment.

 

Career Scoop Update, General Information

Career Scoop for the Week of November 11, 2019

Registration for the 2020 Job and Internship Fair is OPEN!

Registration for the 2020 Undergraduate MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair, to be held on February 27 of next year, is open! Students may register at the early bird rate of $15 until December 18th at 4pm. Students need to complete an orientation session (either in person or through Canvas) and those that have attended in the past should check their email for registration instructions.

The fair is open to students with Sophomore, Junior and Senior standing, as well as December 2019 graduates. The past two years, the fair has attracted roughly 300 employers from a wide variety of industries, and hundreds of Tommies have attended each year!

The first in person orientations will be held on November 11 at 12:00, November 14 at 1:30 and November 19 at 12:00, all in MHC 124.

For more information, please visit https://www.stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment/fair

College 101 & Employer Tips

Exclusive access to advice & information from employer-recruiters and graduating-Seniors!

Bring your questions – How did you decide your major? How did you find an internship? What can help me identify my career interests? What impresses employers? How can I build resume experience? What are the Do’s & Don’ts of interviewing? What is a video-interview?

You will get answers, and you’ll have time to connect with panelists and your fellow classmates at the end of the event, too. Lunch provided.

ALL students, from first-year through Seniors, are welcome!
Give-away drawing for St. Thomas padfolios courtesy of STAR!! (Must be present to win.)

LinkedIn Workshop

Come learn how to enhance your Profile, begin Connecting, and how to find valuable new contacts. This workshop will be a hands-on session so bring your laptop. There are also 3 desktop computers in the room. If you do not yet have a LinkedIn Profile, bring your resume. If you have some specific organizations of interest for internships or jobs, bring your list!

Winter is Coming: Be Prepared!

When you sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, are you worried family members will ask you questions you don’t know the answer to? Questions like:

“What are you majoring in?”
“What do you plan to do with your degree?”
“Do you have a job lined up for next summer/when you graduate?”

Attend this workshop so you can tell them that you’ve talked with a career counselor and you have a plan and action steps that you’re currently taking toward your goals!

Employer Chat with Robert Half

Come meet 1:1 with a recruiter from Robert Half! They are hiring internally for Business Development or Recruiting opportunities, but are also looking for candidates to place at top companies in the Twin Cities.

Be sure to check out our website for a list of additional seminars, career events AND job/internship postings .

The Career Development Center looks forward to assisting you with your career needs! Call 651-962-6761 or stop by Murray-Herrick Room 123 to schedule an appointment.

General Information, Private College Job and Internship Fair

MNPC Job and Internship Fair Registration Opens November 11th!

Registration for the 2020 Undergraduate MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair, to be held on February 27 of next year, will officially open on November 11th. Students may register at the early bird rate of $15 until December 18th at 4pm. Students need to complete an orientation session (either in person or through Canvas) or need to have attended the fair in the past. We can accept payment by credit card, cash or check, and instructions for payment will be provided to students via email or in the orientation sessions.

The fair is open to students with Sophomore, Junior and Senior standing, as well as December 2019 graduates. The past two years, the fair has attracted roughly 300 employers from a wide variety of industries, and hundreds of Tommies have attended each year!

For more information, please visit https://www.stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment/fair