Day 24: Backpacks to Briefcases Not sure what you want to do after college? Ask employers if they offer a job shadow program. These are typically designed for students who are not sure what they want to do and can offer a glimpse of what an industry or specific position is like in everyday affairs.
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Day 25: Got game? Be confident! This is your time to shine! Don’t be intimidated by recruiters, approach them with confidence! Greet each employer with a firm handshake and a positive attitude. Maintain eye contact. Practice your “game” with a friend before the fair.
Day 26: You’re “kind of a big deal.” How? Easy, go to Oregon State University Printing & Mailing and click on “Design Online.” Either log-in or create a new account and then click on “Catalog” and then OSU Business Cards for Students on the left hand side. They already have templates available for you and [...]
Welcome back to campus everyone! I know you are busy finding your classes, adjusting to this term’s schedule, and getting re-connected with friends but don’t forget to also start searching for a summer internship. You may be asking, ALREADY??? Yep, many employers hire their interns fall term for the following summer so in order to [...]
Day 27: Got Jobs? In today’s economy it’s more important than ever to start developing your network NOW. Don’t wait until after graduation to start making contacts. Let’s face it, nobody likes feeling used, so it’s better to establish contacts while you’re in school so then later when you actually need something (like a job [...]
To view this job/internship listing, you must be a currently registered OSU student and have an existing Beaver JobNet account. If you are eligible and do not have an account, register now. Beaver JobNet is a great way to get your job or internship search started. Meet employers from a variety of organizations. Alumni Center [...]
Day 28: Interested in working for a “green” company? Look for this symbol displayed on various companies booths, and also on the map to find out which businesses and organizations have made a significant, demonstrable, and measurable commitment to make their establishment’s production processes more environmentally sustainable, and reduced their use of natural resources.
Day 29: Beavers Wanted! Do you want employers calling to offer you that job you’ve been really wanting? Are you looking for great internships? Now is a great time to start preparing for the fair to help you land that awesome job or internship. Here’s how! Write a resume highlighting skills and experiences related to [...]
To view this job/internship listing, you must be a currently registered OSU student and have an existing Beaver JobNet account. If you are eligible and do not have an account, register now. Beaver JobNet is a great way to get your job or internship search started. Meet employers from a variety of organizations. Regional Organizer [...]
What are the top skills employers are seeking? This is a great question! According to NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) the top 10 skills/qualities employers across all industries are looking for: 1.Verbal Communication 2. Strong Work Ethic 3.Teamwork 4.Analytical 5.Initiative 6.Problem-solver 7.Written Communication 8.Interpersonal 9.Computer 10. Adaptable This is valuable information to know [...]