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Events This Week #USTCareerScoop

This is the time of the year where students may be receiving multiple job or internship offers. While this can be a great situation for many, it can also be fraught with indecision and questions about how to turn down an offer or negotiate a starting salary. Read this blog post for some tips on how to navigate this situation and/or meet with a career counselor at the Career Development Center to discuss your options.

Upcoming Events:

Exploring Careers in the Health Professions
Tuesdays, April 10th and 17th, 11:45am to 1:15pm, MHC 205
If you have been wondering what employment options exist in the world of healthcare careers, and if the industry could be a fit for you, please register for this two-part series which begins tomorrow. Learn more and register here.

Marketing Your International Experience
Tuesday, April 10th, 12pm, MHC 124
You say you “learned so much” studying abroad. Since strong international experience can set you apart from other job candidates, careful articulation of your skills is essential. Learn how to put your newly learned knowledge and skills to work on your resume and cover letter and at interviews. This is a workshop, so be ready to practice and interact! Co-sponsored with the Office of Study Abroad.

Effective Interviewing
Thursday, April 12th, 12 pm, MHC 124
Learn effective interviewing skills. Get tips on preparation, follow-up techniques, appearance, and selling yourself!

Education Job Fair
Monday, April 23rd, 10am to 3pm, Minneapolis Convention Center
All students and alumni that will be certified to teach or qualified for an educational service area by December 2018 are eligible to attend the fair. Meet, interview and learn more about different school districts from across the world in an open booth setting. Registration will close April 18th.

 

Career Scoop Update, General Information

Career Events In April #USTCareerScoop

Welcome Back! We hope you made the most of your time away doing whatever you planned…relaxing, traveling, working or studying. You’re now in the final stretch of the spring semester. Along with the “usual” you will want to find a few minutes to check out our events and services if you are in need of choosing a major, or finding an internship, summer job or full-time employment. Be sure to check out all the great on- and off-campus career events, including employer information tables and career fairs, on our Seminars and Events page.

Resumes and Cover Letters That Stand Out
Thursday, April 5th, 12:30pm and Wednesday, April 18th, 3 pm, MHC 124
Does your resume pass the 30 second test? Learn what employers look for when screening resumes. The focus will be to develop a targeted resume that transfers your experiences into marketable skills. Cover letters will also be briefly discussed.

Transatlantic Business Opportunities Panel
April 5th, 11:45am – 1:15pm, LIB 108
Interested in the global market? Meet representatives from German American companies and learn about transatlantic business opportunities. Lunch will be provided.

Marketing Your International Experience
Tuesday, April 10th, 12pm, MHC 124
You say you “learned so much” studying abroad. Since strong international experience can set you apart from other job candidates, careful articulation of your skills is essential. Learn how to put your newly learned knowledge and skills to work on your resume and cover letter and at interviews. This is a workshop, so be ready to practice and interact! Co-sponsored with the Office of Study Abroad.

Exploring Careers in the Health Professions
Tuesdays, April 10th and 17th, 11:45am to 1:15pm, MHC 205
Wondering if a career in the health professions is right for you? Curious to see how your responses to the Strong Interest Inventory, a career assessment tool, would align with various health professions? If so, register to attend this two-part series. Register here.

Effective Interviewing
Thursday, April 12th, 12 pm and Wednesday, April 25th, 11 am, MHC 124
Learn effective interviewing skills. Get tips on preparation, follow-up techniques, appearance, and selling yourself!

Education Job Fair
Monday, April 23rd, 10am to 3pm, Minneapolis Convention Center
All students and alumni that will be certified to teach or qualified for an educational service area by December 2018 are eligible to attend the fair. Meet, interview and learn more about different school districts from across the world in an open booth setting. Registration will close April 18th.

Link and Learn with LinkedIn
Thursday, April 26th, 12pm, MHC 124
Learn the basics of building or improving your profile; how to connect with individuals, groups and valuable contacts like St. Thomas alum; and how to research companies and search for jobs and internships. This will be a hands-on session, so bring your computer.

 

Career Scoop Update, General Information

The Spring Break Edition #USTCareerScoop

We hope you enjoy your Spring Break week and want to remind you of some events happening in April when you return.

Register for the Minnesota Education Job FairMonday, April 23rd, Minneapolis Convention Center, 10am to 3pm
All students and alumni that will be certified to teach or qualified for an educational service area by December 2018 are eligible to attend the fair. Meet, interview and learn more about different school districts from across the world in an open booth setting. Registration will close April 18th.

Exploring Careers in the Health Professions – Tuesdays, April 10th and 17th, MHC 205, 11:45am to 1:15pm
Wondering if a career in the health professions is right for you? Curious to see how your responses to the Strong Interest Inventory, a career assessment tool, would align with various health professions? If so, register to attend this two-part series. Register here.

Transatlantic Business Opportunities Panel – April 5th, LIB 108, 11:45am – 1:15pm
Interested in the global market? Meet representatives from German American companies and learn about transatlantic business opportunities. Lunch will be provided.

Marketing Your International ExperienceTuesday, April 10th, MHC 124, 12pm
You say you “learned so much” studying abroad. Since strong international experience can set you apart from other job candidates, careful articulation of your skills is essential. Learn how to put your newly learned knowledge and skills to work on your resume and cover letter and at interviews. This is a workshop, so be ready to practice and interact! Co-sponsored with the Office of Study Abroad.