Archive for April, 2010

Fashion Friday: Spring Workwear

For the ladies: Spring Business by kristenyvonne featuring FOSSIL bags When wearing bright colors or trendy floral tops, make sure to pair them with a muted basic like this khaki shift dress.  The rest of your accessories should be professional as well – understated earrings, a watch, and a belt over the top of the […]

Imagining Peace

MayDay! is here once again – I LOVE all the banners waving in the breeze today (perhaps they could become a permanent installation?).  Come join any of the Peace Conference events running all day today, or simply take a moment to think of how you imagine peace while walking to your afternoon class.  The Career […]

Happy Earth Day!

The Gustavus campus makes it easy to appreciate how stunning our world can be – not much can top the beautiful, sunny days we’ve been having.  Take a moment this Earth Day to appreciate our planet and think of ways you can keep it clean and thriving. Without a doubt one of the best ways […]

 

Awesome Things

By the look of our student workers these last couple weeks, I’m betting you’re stressed right about now.  You can practically taste summer, but all your can see or think about are all the books to be read and papers to be written.  Before the stress eats you alive, take a breather and remember the […]

 

Pay Up

Taxes. Yuck. So many lines and numbers, additions and subtractions.  And one day very soon, seniors, you’ll be doing them for yourself (no parents just telling you where to sign!). With that in mind, I highly recommend you check out Wednesday’s Real Life Seminar: The Least You Need to Know About Taxes.  Great information to […]

 

Volunteer Yourself Into a Job

Another option for after graduation – volunteering.  It’s a great way to stay sharp, use what you learned in the classroom, keep busy while job hunting, and possibly position yourself to nab a job when a position opens up!  You could very well be at the right place at the right time when your organization […]

Fashion Friday: Sunny Spring Days

Don’t they just make you want to wear something happy?  Some spring work-appropriate and internship-appropriate looks for you… Spring Chinos by kristenyvonne featuring Miu Miu bags Spring Chino by kristenyvonne on Polyvore.com Have a lovely weekend!

The Best Summer Internships Out There

* From CollegeCandy.com Internships are a vital part to landing a job after college and with this increasingly competitive job market and a failing economy, we can use all the advantages we can get. Internships are an easy way to get your foot in the door at the company of your choice where you will […]

An Important Video…

… for all of you who are deciding which medical/ dental/ physical therapy/ other health professional school to attend next fall – Let’s watch this one more time: Cheers to a fun-filled, entertaining health career!

Boundaries

Networking, networking, networking.  You know you need to do it in this job market.  Let’s set some boundaries though, particularly when reaching out to others online. One newspaper editor received this LinkedIn message from a recent college grad: “You probably don’t remember me, but I temped in your office a few years ago.  Now I’m […]