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Student Blogger: Career Trek to WCCO

Last month the Career Development Center hosted a Career Trek to the WCCO TV studio. There, we toured the sets, offices and got to sit in on the pitch meeting for the 10:00 news. Jamie Tjornehoj, a freshman Communication and Journalism major, was one of the students on the tour, and wanted to share a little about her experience:

If there is one word I would use to describe my experience at WCCO, it would be: insightful. Being able to get a tour of the studio, meeting the managers, and getting a first hand look at how a typical news episode is produced was truly motivating. We even got the opportunity to sit in on a meeting where the producers, writers, anchors, and others discussed what would be added to the show that night.

Overall, the experience helped me to visualize what a path in broadcast journalism would entail, inspiring me to work hard while I am on the route towards this dream. I would definitely recommend joining the Career Development center on one of their events as the day was well put together and very organized.
– Jamie Tjornehoj, Class of 2022

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How to connect with employers – on campus!

Have people already asked you what your plans are for this summer? Have you begun your internship or job search yet? The Career Development Center has many programs to help you!

An easy way to connect with major corporations is by applying to positions through the On-campus Interviewing Program. Yes, many employers come here to conduct first-round, screening interviews.

To learn more about what types of careers and employers are represented in this program, and learn how to apply, come to an Orientation to On-campus Interviewing Seminar. Seminars are held weekly in February; see our Seminars & Events calendar for details. If you cannot attend, see the On-campus Interviewing website for alternatives.

Hurry – the first application deadlines will begin to pass the second week of February, and will continue passing through mid-March. Don’t miss any – come early to an Orientation!