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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 sociologist Jeffrey Kidder during his days as a bicycle messenger.
The real Chicago winter has finally reared its ugly head, and if you think the cold, slush and snow are tough on motorists, imagine what it’s like for the city’s bicycle messengers, those daredevils who risk life and limb in downtown traffic to make rush deliveries. NIU sociology professor Jeffrey Kidder has a good idea....
Lindsey Pollak
Everyone is talking about LinkedIn these days, but how exactly do you use the world’s largest professional social network in your job search and career management? Lindsey Pollak, an official spokesperson for LinkedIn, will tell you everything you always wanted to know. Pollak is the featured speaker at the NIU Alumni Association‘s annual Career Resources...
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...
Ask me about my job!
Interested in pursuing a career in student affairs? October is Careers in Student Affairs Month. NIU’s Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management will host a panel discussion Wednesday, Oct. 19, to offer insight from current professionals on how to start a career in the profession. Audience members also are encouraged to ask questions about...
NIU Internship Fair
One sure sign that warm weather is on the way is the annual NIU Spring Internship Fair, which is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22, at the Convocation Center. Seventy employers from the Chicago area will take part in this year’s fair, said Diane Hart, campus and employer relations specialist with...
"Your Career" road sign
It’s no secret that we still face an uncertain economic environment and an unstable job market. The NIU Alumni Association can be a valuable ally for alumni entering the job field or dealing with a career transition. In addition to holding regular networking events, the association makes several career-related resources available to NIU alumni. One...
Susan Caplan
NIU alumna Susan Caplan returns to DeKalb this week as the featured speaker of the third annual Career Resources Networking Night, sponsored by the NIU Alumni Association and Career Services. The event, scheduled from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, will include career-related breakout sessions in addition to Caplan’s presentation on how to market yourself...
Photo of newspaper employment ads
Whether you are just entering the job force, are thinking of making a career change or simply want to polish your skills, the NIU Alumni Association can help you reach your goals. The association is a source of valuable resources and holds several events each year designed to connect you with fellow alumni. From 5:30 to 9...
NIU’s College of Business is launching this fall its new career exploration program. Career Compass is for first-year students who have indicated a desire to pursue a degree in business. The program will engage student in self-, major- and career-exploration immediately at the onset of their college careers and is designed to help them select specific business...
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