Archive for March, 2012

Careers in Food

Named the #1 Employment Site for the Food and Beverage Manufacturing Industry, is a valuable and user-friendly website that connects many aspects of the food and beverage industry to people in a variety of expertise. With over six thousand companies currently on the site, including Coca-Cola, Papa John’s, and Cargill, is a great […]

2013 Fair Dates

Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 20 and 21, 2013  @ the Minneapolis Convention Center Website:


Making Connections at the Job Fair

Making connections at the job fair From the MNPCC Newsletter March, 2012 Related Newsletter: March 2012 In a sea of black suit jackets, crisp white collars and oversized plastic nametags, hundreds of undergraduates filled the Minneapolis Convention Center on February 21 and 22. Résumés in hand, they eagerly visited the booths of more than 170 local […]

Applying on-line is easy, but not always effective!

Some ideas to make yourself a person, not one of a million electronic applications: Use– it will search the employers of your Facebook friends for job openings, if you see one you like, click on it and send a message to your friend for more info Use– go to MORE and visit the […]

Fair 2012 Recap

 The big news from this year’s fair was the increase in the number of internships offered.  For this reason, I encourage sophomores and juniors to attend the fair.  The other news is the increased number of human service/non-profit/service/government organizations.  See the list of those who attended in 2012: ACR Homes Admission Possible (now College Possible) ARCH Language Network […]


Internship Fair Recap

Last Wednesday, the Center for Servant Leadership held its annual Internship Fair. With over twenty different companies and organizations attending, students were able to meet with representatives to learn more about potential internship opportunities. For those who are not necessarily business savvy, though, making a good strong impression may be easier said than done. However, […]

Attention Seniors:

The employment report came out this morning.  More jobs were added in February than expected and the unemployment rate remains at 8.3%.  For perspective:The American economy lost 8.8 million jobs during the financial crisis, and has since added back 3.5 million jobs. About 12.8 million people remain unemployed, and 42.6% of them have been out […]

Health Professions Fair

Gustavus Health Professions Fair Wednesday, March 14, 11:30 – 2:30   Gustavus Heritage Room Organizations Attending: Clubs @ Gustavus Pre-Dental Club Pre-Medicine Club Pre-Pharmacy Club CNA- Certified Nursing Assistant Training Thro Company- Mankato Additional Info. @ Career Development Clinical Laboratory Science Mayo School of Health Sciences Dentistry University of Minnesota Employers ACR Homes, INC Elite […]

Health Profession School Panels

Health Professions School Panels Wednesday, March 14, 3 – 4 pm Gustavus Heritage Room Interested in learning more about professional school for medicine, dental or pharmacy?  Plan on attending these panels with current students in the medicine, dental and pharmacy programs at the University of Minnesota. Find out more about the pre-health professions program by […]

Internship Fair

Gustavus Internship FairWednesday, March 7, 201211:30 am – 2:30 pmHeritage Banquet Rooms Organizations Attending: Amicus Publishing Black Rabbit Books Brite Idea Marketing and Consulting Cigna Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys Gustavus Library Habitat for Humanity of South Central Minnesota INROADS Jeane Thorne Kids Against Hunger Lurie Besikof Lapidus and Company Northwestern Mutual […]