Archive for March, 2011

The Friendly Smiles of Petatlan :) – 3/29/11

We continue to be awakened by the sound of roosters bright and early each morning. Today, we continued our service work in the four locations that we visited yesterday. Lauren, Korbin, Kevin, Sarah Kate and Patty are working at DIF. Molly, Allie and Carla are at the Rehabilitation Center. Kirsten and Nicole spent the morning […]

Happy Spring Break!

With this time off here are some suggestions on how to spend it: Are you a Pre-Health Student? Watch the 3 FREE Health Short Courses provided by the U of MN and Gustavus they include the following topics: Planning for Medical School, Personal Statements for a Health Profession, and Interviewing Skills for a Health Profession. […]

Word Clouds for Resumes and Cover Letters

Word choice can make or break a resume or cover letter. By choosing certain words, we direct the flow of our job search documents. However, word count and other analysis tools are not impactful, since people do not understand statistics well and do not really relate to math as well as we do to visual […]

Pathways to Bioscience Careers

By Emma Strand, 3/21/2011 Are you interested in a career in the biosciences? If so, consider attending Pathways to Bioscience Careers, taking place on Tuesday, April 5th at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education and Conference Center from 3:30 to 7:00 pm. At this event, students will meet alumni from Minnesota private colleges and learn […]

Tips for job-seekers: Zero in, rev up, stay positive

By Emma Strand, 3/21/2011 Senior Gusties – by this point in the year, you probably realize that the job search isn’t easy. While a few soon-to-be graduates have jobs lined up, many of us are still searching for opportunities and talking with employers. To help you with your search, we’d like to share an article […]

 

Arundhati Roy writes ever so eloquently…

Hello appreciaters of big questions and such! Hope the crux of the semester is challenging you to push your boundaries a bit this semester (but not too much).  I have had a lot of things swirling in my brain these last few weeks, a LOT has been going on.  Social Justice issues and human rights, […]

Health Professions Fair – Sample Questions

Wednesday, March 16 @ 11:30-2:30pm is the Health Professions Fair. This is an opportunity to speak to admission representatives about their respective programs or employers about job opportunities. This weekend take a moment to look at the websites of the organizations attending (attached below) and jot down a few questions. Here are a few sample […]

Health Professions Fair

Happy Tuesday, Gusties! Just a reminder: tomorrow (Wednesday, March 16th) is the Health Professions Fair! Stop by the Heritage Banquet Rooms anytime between 11:30 and 2:30 to visit with representatives from 28 organizations. This event is designed for students (First Year – Senior) who are interested in pre-health programs or employment in the laboratory, research, […]