Transitioning to Handshake, Staffing Agencies, Fraser Virtual Career Fair and More! – Career Development
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Transitioning to Handshake, Staffing Agencies, Fraser Virtual Career Fair and More!

WE’RE MOVING TO HANDSHAKE!

On June 15th we will be transitioning from TommieCareers to Handshake for our services. As we begin the transition, please save/transfer any documents (resumes, cover letters, transcripts, etc.) they need from your TommieCareers accounts! On June 15th, those documents will no longer be accessible.

Between May 10 and June 15, you should use both TommieCareers and Handshake for your Job or Internship search – not all the positions listed on TommieCareers will be on Handshake, and vice versa.

Meet with Employers!

  • Fraser: Thursday, May 13 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. Fraser is Hiring! Join Fraser’s Virtual Career Fair on Thursday, May 13th and learn more about the opportunity of becoming a part of something bigger than yourself. We are seeking staff members in Autism, Mental Health, Pediatric Therapy, Direct Care, Psychology, Teachers, and Administration. Fraser offers a full benefits package to full-time employees and tons of growth opportunities! We opened a new Telehealth Hub in Golden Valley and will be adding several new satellite clinics 2021! If you would like to sign up to attend the virtual career fair/information session, please click here.

Paid On-Campus Opportunity: Welcome Day Leaders

Each Fall, approximately 1,500 – 1,700 new students join our Tommie community.  It is a gigantic transition for these students.  Welcome Day Leaders (WDLs) play a critical role in creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for this experience by assisting students in building connections, engaging campus events and resources, and understanding and supporting university values.

WDLs gain significant experience in leading others, teamwork, communication, and planning.  These skills will serve any WDL in their future careers. The university’s commitment is to return to in-person Welcome Days for the 2021-2022 academic year. We are looking for a vibrant team of Welcome Days Leaders ready to set the stage for an exciting year at St. Thomas, and to get our new students started strong. Apply for this paid position here.

New Resume, Cover Letter, and Interviewing Resources!

We’ve recently updated our online resources for resume and cover letter writing, as well as interview preparation. There are new video tutorials for each topic, and they can be found on this page. Please review these resources before you decide to meet with a staff member – your questions may very well be answered in one of these short videos!

Looking for a Summer or Full-Time position? Check out Staffing Agencies!

If you’re looking for summer employment or full-time permanent career positions, check out staffing agencies as a way to expand your options!  If you’re not sure what staffing agencies do and how they work with job seeker, head on over to our Career Blog.

Need a Resume Review? Use JobScan and Head to Pop-Ins!

You’ll need your resume in tip-top shape for virtual fairs and your job and internship searches this spring, and JobScan can help you do that! JobScan provides guidance in personalizing your documents for different positions and fields, and is invaluable in making your resume shine! You can get a FREE premium account with unlimited scans, valid through July 31! Click here to fill out a short form and request an account.

Once you’ve fine tuned your resume, virtual Pop-Ins are one of the best places to have your application documents reviewed! Our weekly pop-in hours are listed here. Click here and find the link at the top of the page to log on.

Exciting Changes are Coming…

If you walk by our space in Murray-Herrick 123, you may notice we’re under construction! Due to the construction, all career services are virtual through the end of the semester. Please visit our website for all your career services needs!

 

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