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More than 1,000 faculty, staff and students had their professional portraits taken by NIU’s Institutional Communications photography staff at Career Services’ fairs last year. These portraits offer a professional first impression on LinkedIn, whether you are just starting your career or looking to expand your network. Additionally, they can be used on Outlook to put...
Sharing an eagerness to learn both on the job and academically, two NIU students earned Intern of the Year scholarships from NIU Career Services. The following awards were presented at an April 19 banquet on campus: Gold Award—Andrew McComb, operations and information systems major Silver Award—Madisen Frye, industrial and systems engineering major NIU Career Services...
Over the past three years, a small army of NIU undergraduates has been quietly making a big difference in the lives of people across DeKalb County by working paid internships with area nonprofits. The nonprofit organizations run the gamut, ranging from Tails Humane Society and Ellwood House Museum to Fox Valley Older Adult Services and...
A recent collaboration among NIU Career Services, DeKalb High School (DHS), the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce and #ProudlyDeKalb offered DHS juniors and seniors an opportunity to develop their soft skills in preparation for employment now, and for life beyond high school. First Impressions Count: Essential Skills Workshop was offered to DHS students through their economics education...
Registration is now open for 28 Graduate Career and Professional Development workshops scheduled for the fall semester. Information on the events and a link for online registration can be found at go.niu.edu/gradworkshops. Advanced registration is required. Workshops are free and open to all NIU graduate students. They also reflect a partnership with five different units...
Imagine employers knocking on your door to seek you out. Sound impossible? That’s just what employers and recruiters do by coming to NIU to meet with students and posting positions. There are two valuable resources to find internships and jobs: Huskies Get Hired and College Diversity Network (CDN). Huskies Get Hired Huskies Get Hired connects...
Students having difficulty finding academic and career direction can receive help with choosing a major and career path through NIU Career Services’ career decision-making and assessment services. Career Services recently implemented the option of taking the Strong Interest Inventory (SII), a career test that measures a student’s level of interest in career options, academic options, work...
Make the most out of your NIU experience! Come and talk with representatives from departments and colleges to learn about majors and minors at the Academic Career Expo on Wednesday, March 22, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This is the only “one-stop-shop” event where major departments...
NIU’s spring 2017 career events offer students and job seekers the chance to impress and network with potential employers. This spring features NIU’s Internship Fair, Full-Time Job Fair and Educators’ Job Fair. A “Career Fair and Internship Prep Workshop,” offered through NIU Career Services, is planned to help students in preparing for the career events....
NIU’s fall 2016 career events offer students and job-seekers the chance to impress and network with potential employers. This fall features NIU’s Internship Fair and Full-time Job Fair, both are for all majors. A “Career Fair and Internship Prep Workshop,” offered through NIU Career Services, is planned to help students in preparing for the career...
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Career Services is reminding students to keep in mind the wise adage of “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” when obtaining or sharing information online. Scams are targeting nearly everyone across the country via email, malicious webpages, search results and postings on online communication boards. Online job systems also have...
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