Archive for 2011

Top 10 Buzzwords on LinkedIn

Creative Organizational Effective Extensive Experience Track Record Motivated Innovative Problem Solving Communication Skills Dynamic This is the list of the Top 10 buzzwords on LinkedIn Resumes. Are they sported on yours? If so you may want to think about having a resume makeover. To read the full article click here.


Center for Servant Leadership: Meet Heather Banks

Heather Banks, Health Professions Coordinator, is part of the Center for Servant Leadership.  Heather serves as the advisor for: pre-medical, pre-pharmacy and pre-dental students. Heather has been working at Gustavus in Career Development since 2004, she has had a variety of career experiences, but has developed a special interest in health and health careers.  She […]

Celebrate St. Lucia

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Jennifer Werness was crowned the 2011 St. Lucia. She was chosen from a court of five women who were nominated for the honor by their fellow sophomore women. The court consists of five Sophomores: Russian Studies and Classics Major Susan Crane of Des Moines, Iowa; Political Science and Scandinavian Studies Major […]

Career Videos

What is a better way to spend the winter break then figuring out your Career?  (ok – Maybe spending time with family over the holidays is important too) Check out these helpful websites with videos focused on helping you figure out your career! This is the site with Federal Government career videos: Here are other […]


Mayo Innovation Scholars Program at Gustavus

 Here are some photos from the Mayo Innovation Scholars Program (MISP)  Orientation.  Four Gustie students (Dawn Comstock ’13, Anna Nelson ’12,   Kyle Radtke ’13, and Anna Swenson ’12) along with Biology Professor   Sanjive Qazi visited the Mayo Clinic on Friday, October 28th to tour   the facility and meet with the program coordinators.  […]


FYI – there are LOTS of federal government jobs! And, there will be more as many current federal employees are at or near retirement age. Some suggestions are listed below…..for more info go to and Golson from Call to Serve, Department of Homeland Security updated MN Private Colleges Career Services staffs about key changes made to […]


Rev. Gerald Hoffman Receives Service Award

The Rev. Gerald (Jerry) Hoffman, a 1959 alumnus of Gustavus Adolphus College, will receive the 2011 Gustavus Adolphus College Association of Congregations (GACAC) and Alumni Service Award on Tuesday, Nov. 8 during the College's daily worship service in Christ Chapel.


Vince Thomas Named a WCCO Radio ‘Good Neighbor’

Vince Thomas, Internship Director in Gustavus Adolphus College’s Center for Servant Leadership, is the recipient of WCCO Radio’s Good Neighbor Award for his volunteer work at Minneapolis South High School. Thomas turned in more than 100 volunteer hours during the 2010-11 school year, assisting South High students with college admission and scholarship applications.


A Look at What’s Ahead!

Upcoming Events! Friday, October 28 is Fondue Friday at 2:30 in CSL South – with Special Guest Luke Paquin. Monday, October 31 – Thursday, November 3 are the special information sessions for the MN Private College Job and Internship Fair – More details coming soon! Tuesday, November 1  Securian Financial is on campus doing interviews Tuesday, […]

Ideas for Productively Procrastinating Over Fall Break

I know that you are all excited for some R&R this fall break.  But while you are putting off writing that paper or doing any actual reading for reading break here are some ideas for productively procrastinating! Clean up. If you are home – this is a great time to have some bonding time with your […]