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Every fall, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America. This year’s activities will highlight...
Erik Van Dusen
When graduate student and geology major Erik Van Dusen had the opportunity to secure an internship in his field this past summer, he dug in. Van Dusen had the pleasure of interning in Alabama with IMERYS, a large mining and mineral resources company that has hired some NIU graduates before. Through his studies, he looks...
Every fall, the Latino Resource Center and the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies organize academic, social, cultural, and professional events for the NIU student body and community to celebrate Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month recognizes the richness and diversity of Latino culture and history in the United States and Latin America. This year’s theme is “Comunidad...
Spring Women's Conference logo
Women of NIU are invited to the Spring Women’s Conference, scheduled Friday, May 3, at the Yordon Center. This event promotes dialogue, empowerment and understanding for women related to career advancement as they navigate the culture and political climate in higher education. Conference sessions will be most helpful for new to mid-level professionals in higher...
Retail Leadership Expo 2012
Attractive career options in the retail sector are causing college students to engage in a robust career and hiring environment. Meanwhile, according to a recent study published by the National Retail Federation, one in four Americans has a rewarding career within retail sector. Hiring needs were identified in merchandising; retail operations (stores, field); merchandise planning;...
Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society logo
Orientation & First-Year Experience and the NIU chapter of Lambda Sigma Sophomore Honor Society have teamed up this semester to offer second-year students an opportunity to give back to the campus and community. Through “Sophomore Days of Service,” Lambda Sigma members will join with second-year students from other organizations, such as Alpha Phi Omega service...
NIU Career Fairs
In an economy where we hear weekly about how bad the job market is, students might ask themselves, “What’s the point of going to the Career Fairs?” Career Services has an answer for job seekers: “Because it will help them get their names out there and put a face to the resume.” The Convocation Center...
NIU campus in autumn
College costs money. Lots of money. But those dollars are, of course, an investment – a down payment of sorts on the kind of prosperity that the achievement of a higher education can provide. NIU students who wonder whether it’s worth the financial strain can take this to the bank: It is. The university ranks...
NIU career fair crowd
The holidays have begun, final exams are fast-approaching and winter break isn’t far behind. Nonetheless, staff in NIU Career Services have an important message for students from freshmen to seniors: The time to start thinking about spring semester career fairs is now. NIU’s spring 2013 career fairs offer students the chance to network and impress...
Photo of college graduate reaching toward the word "Success" written in the clouds
NIU Career Services will host an Internship/Job Fair Preparation Workshop from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, in Room 100 of the Campus Life Building Room. The workshop will provide strategies and tips for meeting employers at the Internship Fair and Job Fair, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, and...
NIU Career Services will host the ABCs of Getting an Internship Workshop in the Regency Room of the Holmes Student Center from 5 to 7 p.m. today. “This workshop will feature both an employer panel that will discuss the value of an internship as well as help students gain insight into what employers are looking...
Joyce Keller
NIU Career Services will host the annual Graduate and Professional School Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. “The Graduate and Professional School Fair is an opportunity for everyone who is interested in earning a master’s or professional degree to get information...
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