Archive for 2011

MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair

by Mark Wamma, 1-20-2011 A little over a month from now, Minnesota’s Private Colleges will be hosting their 34th annual Job and Internship Fair. Held February 22 and 23 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the fair gives students the opportunity to meet with employers and practice critical professional skills such as networking and interviewing. In […]

A Great Opportunity with Talent Marks!

Attention Gusties: Talentmarks has a number of positions available for communication, PR, or journalism students to interview career experts. The ideal student is outgoing, a natural communicator and willing to interview authors by phone or video. We introduce the student to the author so the student can set up their interview when it’s convenient for […]

Attention Gustavus Women!

by Mark Wamma, 1/11/2011 Gustavus Women, Are you interested in financial services? Then, take a moment to consider attending the Piper Jaffray Women in Finance Forum. This annual event provides a forum for undergraduate and graduate women to learn about different career options and network with professionals in the financial services industry. For more details, […]

Three tips for the young job hunter.

by Mark Wamma, 1/10/2011 In his article, “The Young and Successful Job Search”, Dan Schawbel presents three tips for young job seekers. The first is to find an internship… then find another. Internships are a great way to invest in your career. They provide experience which will pay out in future opportunities. Secondly, make the […]

Don’t Meet the Parents!

by Mark Wamma, 1/7/2011 It may be every teenager’s worst nightmare- your parent showing up in the middle of school to complete some unimaginably embarrassing task or bring you some cruelly humiliating object. What could be worse than that, your past teenage self may ask? Well, try having it happen at a job interview. As […]

JobSTART 101

by Mark Wamma, 1/6/2011 JobSTART 101 is a free online resource created to help college students and recent graduates understand the professional skills required to succeed in today’s work environment. Six short video lessons, called “methods”, present advice and strategies on a range of topics. You will learn how your online presence can affect you […]