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Get the Inside Scoop at Job Fair Insider’s Tips! #hiretommies

Plan on attending the Job Fair Insider’s Tips Panel on Thursday February 20th at NOON in Woulfe Alumni Hall for some great advice from recruiters and students! There will St. Thomas portfolios given away as door prizes!

You’ll be asked to submit your questions in advance, so register HERE ASAP!

Tip #6: Interviewing Preparation

Gather information about interviewing skills. Pages 6-11 in your packet give further resources and information about preparing for successful interviews. Students who have attended in the past recommend knowing about behavioral interviewing prior to the fair.

You can also attend a Job Fair Success Tactics seminar (held in MHC 124)

Success Tactics – February 18th at 12:00 pm

Tip #7: On Campus Interviewing is Starting Soon

In addition to the Job & Internship Fair, the spring session for On-Campus Interviewing provides opportunities to meet with employers who are hiring for full-time and internship positions. Interviews will begin next week.

If you have not attended an Orientation to On-Campus Interviewing Session (Note: this is different from the Orientation to Job & Internship Fair session) you will need to attend one of the seminars (held in MHC 124)

February 17th at 3:00 pm

February 21st at 8:00 am

Appointments and Pop-In hours are available, call 651-962-6761 for availability.

Contact Us: (651)-962-6761 | MHC 123 | stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment

General Information

Career Scoop for the Week of February 17, 2020

Registration for the MNPC Job and Internship Fair Ends Thursday!

The deadline to register for the 2020 MNPC Job and Internship Fair is quickly approaching! Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors should be sure to register by this Thursday, February 20th. Transportation to and from the convention center, endless networking, and a professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile are included in your $20 registration fee.

If you have not already attended the fair, you must complete the required Orientation to the Job Fair and Internship Fair. Click here to register for the final in-person session on February 20 at 2:00, or do the Canvas version online. Previous attendees should check their email or our website for registration instructions.

Job Fair Insider’s Tips Panel on Thursday!

If you’re curious what you should be doing to prepare yourself for the fair and want to hear from recruiters and past attendees themselves, look no further than Job Fair Insider’s Tips!

The panel will take place from 12-1:00 in ASC Woulfe Hall North and will include representatives from Andersen Corporation, the MN Children’s Museum, the City of Minneapolis and Securian Financial. Be sure to RSVP in advance to submit your questions for the panelists, and feel free to bring your lunch!

Prepare to Declare!

When: Wednesday, February 19th from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Feel free to come when you can.  Door prizes will be given away at three times over the course of the event!

Where:  McNeely 100

For 1st or 2nd year undergraduate students trying to decide which Business concentration to choose.  Major Declaration Deadline for College of Business is February 28!

Meet upperclassmen representatives from each of the 12 business concentrations, including the Data Analytics minor.  Talk one-on-one, hear student-perspectives and experiences, and ask them your personalized questions.

  • Learn about a new website with both academic and career info for business concentrations.
  • Speak with Career Development Center and/or Academic Counseling staff.
  • Light refreshments provided!

More details and RSVP here.  (RSVP is not required but helpful when ordering food!  Thanks.)

Resource of The Week: Guide to International Internships!

Did you know you can intern abroad and gain both valuable work experience AND academic credit? On February 24th at 12:00 in MHC 124 the Office of Study Abroad and Career Development will guide you through the ins and outs of international internship opportunities, and how to make it a reality for you! RSVP Here!

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.

Private College Job and Internship Fair

Dare to Prepare! #hiretommies

If you are going to the 2020 MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair later this month, you should be preparing now! Here are some great upcoming events to help you get ready!

TIP #4

Your resume should soon be in the final draft stages and ready to send/post to employers. Refer to page 5 in your packet for ideas on resources available through our office to assist you with the development of your resume. When your resume is complete, post it on the MNPC Fair website where employers attending the event will have access to your information and may contact you for an interview. Please note that only students who are registered for the fair though St. Thomas are allowed to post their resume. If you’re not registered, your resume will be removed!

If you’ve never written a resume or yours needs significant updating, join us for an in-person resume seminar, or watch the online webinar to get started!

TIP #5

Students who have attended the fair in the past strongly recommend applying in advance. It really works! NOW is the time to check the fair website for employers who are accepting applications in advance of the fair and apply directly to employers who are accepting resumes in advance of the Fair. Refer to page 5 in your packet for what to include in the letter to employers.

Plan to attend the following:

Job Fair Insiders’ Tips on Thursday, February 20th at noon in ASC Woulfe Alumni Hall. A panel of employers and past student participants will share tips and insights about how to prepare for the fair and ways to make the fair a successful experience. Registered attendees will be asked for questions in advance, so register HERE! There will be door prizes!

Resume and Cover Letter Workshop – February 10 at 1:00 pm in MHC 124

LinkedIn: Impressive Profiles & Powerful Networking – February 14th at 12:00 pm in MHC 124

Appointments and Pop-In hours are available call 651-962-6761 for availability.

Contact Us: (651)-962-6761 | MHC 123 | stthomas.edu/careerdevelopment