Summer Scoop Schedule
For the summer months, you will receive the Career Scoop once per month, usually at the beginning of each month, with occasional “Special Editions” as needed!
Every couple of weeks we are taking a closer look at the job functions that seem the most in demand, based on what is posted within our Job & Internship Listings. Below are the career fields with the largest numbers of internships and jobs as of Friday, May 29, 2020. Please know that these postings include local, national, and international employers, and the number of postings change daily.
- Education/Classroom Teaching
- Sales/Business Development
- Administrative/Support Services
- Healthcare/Medical Services tied with Social Work
- Marketing and Brand Management tied with Accounting
You may also wish to check out Parker Dewey’s Micro-Internships and Federal Jobs (using keyword “Recent Graduate”).
The Center for the Common Good is a wonderful resource for learning more about full-time post-graduate service opportunities. These jobs allow you to advance the common good by giving back to communities in need, while building relationships and skill sets that will be assets to your careers. Many service programs, such as several Americorps programs, have application deadlines coming up in June!
Check out our Online Resources
Our website is filled with useful resources, covering numerous career related topics. Everything from major & career exploration
, to resume development
, interviewing help
, and more. You can also use GoinGlobal
to research global careers or companies who have hired with H1-B Visas in the US, or InterviewStream
to plan, practice and record a video interview so you can improve your virtual interviewing skills! Spend some time poking around our website, and we guarantee you’ll learn something new!
If you have a quick question, or need a document reviewed, a 10-15 minute pop-in is perfect for you! For the summer, we will offer pop-ins virtually from 1-3pm every day of the week. Depending on volume, you may have a short wait in a virtual “waiting room.” Click here to learn more about pop-ins. As always, Pop-In hours will be subject to change, and any changes will be noted on the webpage.
Summer Appointments & Resume Reviews
Career Development Center staff is available over the summer for virtual appointments, and can do some resume reviews via email. Please fill out the respective forms to request either an appointment or a resume review here
, and we will get back to you!
Using TommieCareers to Connect with Employers
One of the most powerful tools the Career Center provides to students is the TommieCareers system
. It’s much more than just the home of our internship and job postings. Read this Career Blog
to learn about all the helpful resources there to connect you with employers, prepare you for interviews, and learn about careers!
Connect with Alumni on St. Thomas Connect
Did you know that you can easily connect with alumni via an online platform called St. Thomas Connect
? Harness the power of the Tommie network and take some time this summer to build your network and do informational interviews! Creating an account is easy, and you can search for alumni by career field, employer, major, job title, etc.!
NPR Article: Advice for Recent Grads
As a new graduate, we’re sure you’ve received lots of advice already, but we stumbled across this NPR article that we thought probably not only summed up some of your feelings pretty well, but gives some great advice too. Check it out here
, and remember: the Tommie Network is always here for you!