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NIU’s fall career fairs begin Tuesday, Oct. 2. The annual “NIU Helps Huskies Get Hired” events offer students and job-seekers the chance to network and to impress potential employers. Fall 2012 features NIU’s annual Graduate & Professional School Fair, Internship Fair and Full-time Job Fair as well as two workshops to help job candidates get...
Melanie Thompson
Every day provides a new opportunity to make a decision that will have a positive influence in the life of a student. It’s a philosophy that motivates Melanie Tucker Thompson, recently appointed as acting assistant vice president for Student Services. “The departments that I am leading reach the lives of thousands of students, starting from...
Retail Leadership Expo
Why is Career Services dedicating a career event to retail? To meet the employment needs of NIU students in a struggling economy, the center’s staff are concentrating on retail because: Retailers are still hiring. Retailers offer multiple career opportunities that span all majors. The skills acquired working in retail apply to all industries. Retailers offer...
NIU career fair crowd
Why is sophomore mechanical engineering major J.C. Collins going to the Spring 2012 career fairs? “At the last job fair, an Enterprise manager remembered my face from before. She invited me to apply for a job. Then, she introduced me to their regional manager, who after having a brief conversation with me, told me he’d...
Lindsay Pollak headlined the Northern Illinois University Alumni Association’s fourth annual Career Resources Networking Night in Naperville Feb. 9, drawing more than 150 attendees for the program, Leveraging Social Media in Your Job Search: Online Networking Secrets for NIU Alumni and Students. “What an absolutely wonderful and successful event at NIU-Naperville. A mixture of NIU...
NIU’s Spring 2012 career fairs offer students and job-seekers the chance to network with and impress potential employers. Career Services will begin the season with two workshops in advance of the fairs: “ABCs of Getting an Internship” and the Career Fair Preparation Workshop. Attendees are encouraged to be prepared by researching the companies, rehearsing elevator...
NIU Career Fairs
Career Services has good news for NIU students looking for good jobs after graduation: The number of employers attending the semiannual career fairs is on the rise. Top employers throughout Chicago, Illinois and beyond hire NIU students for top careers and internships in management and leadership positions. Employers look to NIU students and graduates, posting...
Photo of a health care worker preparing an IV
NIU Career Services will host its annual Health Professions Job Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Resumes and professional dress are required. Tips for preparing for the job fair are available online. One resume copy is collected at entry. The cost...
Internship Fair
It’s never too soon to prepare for life after college. Students looking to get head starts on their career searches will have the chance to speak with potential employers during career fairs sponsored by NIU Career Services. Students seeking internship opportunities can speak with representatives from 73 varying companies at the NIU Internship Fair from...
Military Student Services (MSS) has two upcoming events for veterans and military students. A discussion on mental fortitude is scheduled from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the MSS Lounge (Room 404 of Adams Hall). This conversation will cover how thoughts, emotions and physical sensations are interrelated and can create a cycle that can...
The NIU Graduate and Professional School Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives from more than 50 graduate and professional programs throughout the United States will be available to provide information and materials regarding their specific programs. This event...
NIU students are invited to bring their curiosity to the seventh annual Exploring Majors Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Representatives of every major and minor on campus will be present, said Steve Barleen, assistant director of NIU’s Academic Advising Center....
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