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Bringing together students and alumni is one of the facets of the Bold Futures initiative on campus. Central to that pursuit is student career success. The University Honors Program and NIU Alumni Association recently paired 14 students with NIU alumni and community partners in a successful pilot of the Bold Futures Externship Program, specifically designed...
NIU Career Fairs
OK, who’s ready to work? NIU’s spring 2014 career events offer students and job-seekers the chance to network and to impress potential employers. This spring features NIU’s annual Internship Fair, Full-time Job Fair, NIU Educators’ Job Fair and the Retail Leadership Expo. A pair of workshops are planned to help students prepare: “ABCs of Getting...
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Pre-registration for this spring’s NIU Educators’ Job Fair is still open. NIU students and alumni are encouraged to pre-register early. Instructions on how to pre-register are available online. The fair takes place Monday, Feb. 24, at the NIU Convocation Center. Qualified candidates have a chance to get noticed in person as schools and school districts...
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Have you ever wanted to know what it was like to work in a particular career? What it means to be “on the job, all day, every day?” Here is your chance. University Honors, in partnership with the NIU Alumni Association, is offering NIU Honors students an exclusive opportunity to shadow an NIU alumnus for...
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It’s Sociology Week at NIU, and what an interesting week it has been.
From left: Melissa Creamer, Rebecca Stevens and TJ Schoonover
Ashley, a junior majoring in public health at NIU, is looking for a particular type of experience. “I have the people skills, but I need more experience in the health field,” she says. “I want to be a physician’s assistant, so I’m looking for something that will provide patient contact hours.” Ashley can find exactly...
College of Engineering & Engineering Technology job fair
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Room 354 of the Engineering Building. The job fair is designed specifically around placing students interested in careers or internships in the engineering, technology or computer science fields, specifically with an interest in...
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Northern Illinois University is among the inaugural 16 institutions nationwide designated as an “Innovation and Economic Prosperity University” by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU). The designation, announced last week, acknowledges universities working with public and private sector partners in their states and regions to support economic development through innovation and entrepreneurship, technology...
NIU Career Fairs
OK, who’s ready to work? NIU’s fall 2013 career events offer students and job-seekers the chance to network and to impress potential employers. This autumn features NIU’s annual Graduate & Professional School Fair, Internship Fair and Full-time Job Fair. Meanwhile, two workshops are planned to help students prepare: “ABCs of Getting an Internship” and “Navigating the...
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Building on the success of its first regional conference on broadband and economic development held last November in Danville, Va., Broadband Communities will host its second regional conference from Tuesday, Nov. 5, through Thursday, Nov. 7, in Tinley Park. The conference will focus on the extraordinary experiences of dozens of communities in America’s Midwestern heartland,...
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;...
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...
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