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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...
Leaders in Ethics and Academic Discipline (LEAD) and Jobs PLUS have agreed to a partnership that will feature the first peer-to-peer Jobs PLUS event and culminate in the 2018 NIU Ethics Case Competition. On Thursday, Oct. 5, students in LEAD will facilitate a Jobs PLUS event at 5:30 p.m. in the Stevenson Towers Multipurpose Room...
Registration is now open for 12 Jobs PLUS events scheduled during the fall semester. Information on the events and a link for online registration can be found at go.niu.edu/jobsplusevents. Advanced registration is required. Jobs PLUS events are free and open to all NIU students. If a student’s employer is a Jobs PLUS partner, the student...
Jobs PLUS hits the road Thursday, March 30, with an event that will include the 2017 Community Expo hosted by the DeKalb and Sycamore Chambers of Commerce. The Jobs PLUS event, “Starting Conversations with People You Don’t Know,” will provide students with the opportunity to practice interacting with professionals in a networking setting. The event is...
Members of the NIU coaching staff and administrators in Intercollegiate Athletics will host a Jobs PLUS event on the topic of team building at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in the Nelson Club at the NIU Convocation Center. The event will feature a presentation by Head Women’s Volleyball Coach Ray Gooden followed by a panel...
NIU hosts a number of career-focused events to give students a leg up in the working world. So why weren’t more students attending? Chad Glover, director of NIU’s Jobs PLUS set out to discover the reason. He stopped random students across campus to ask if they attended career events he pulled from the NIU calendar,...
Audrey Southard, who earlier this year received the Distinguished Alumna Award from the NIU College of Business, will deliver the next Jobs PLUS professional development event, titled “What’s My Style? Learning to Communicate with Others.” The event will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in 71 North of Founders Memorial Library, a new...
NIU Ombudsperson Sarah Klaper and graduate student Jency Thomas will deliver the next Jobs PLUS professional development talk, titled “The Art of Disagreeing and Maintaining Professional or Personal Relationships.” The event will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in 71 North at Founders Memorial Library, a new collaborative enterprise space being developed to...
Harlan Teller, interim vice president of NIU’s Division of Marketing and Communications, will speak on the topic of leadership when he delivers the next Jobs PLUS professional development event. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in 71 North of Founders Memorial Library, a new collaborative enterprise space...
NIU alumna and leadership-development coach Laura Hall will facilitate a Jobs PLUS event on the topic of “creating trusting and positive working relationships” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in 71 North of Founders Memorial Library. The event is the first to be held at 71 North, a new collaborative-enterprise space being developed to foster...
NIU alumnus Derrick Strand (accountancy ’90), an organizational strategist and self-described “machete thinker,” will deliver a Jobs PLUS talk on “working effectively in teams” at 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 14, in the NIU Convocation Center. The event is open to all NIU students. “High-performing teams don’t ‘just happen’,” Strand says. A lot of work goes...
Hey, it doesn’t cost anything. And it could help you explore your interests, focus your studies, highlight your accomplishments and maybe even “earn and learn.” Best of all, it could help you get hired after graduation. This semester, the university launched a unique program open to all students. It’s known as NIU PLUS, short for Progressive...
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