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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...
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Pre-registration for next spring’s NIU Educators’ Job Fair opens Thursday, Nov. 1. NIU students and alumni are encouraged to pre-register early. Instructions on how to pre-register will be posted Nov. 1 on the Career Services’ website. The fair takes place Monday, Feb. 25, at the NIU Convocation Center. Qualified candidates have a chance to get...
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Job Fair
October is career fair season at NIU. With many companies coming to campus to network with students, this is an ideal time to think about life post-graduation. NIU’s College of Engineering & Engineering Technology (CEET) hosts its own job fair each year, catering to the career and internship needs of CEET students. This year, computer...
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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...
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...
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...
Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless Careers will host its Signature Senior Leadership Event in the Lincoln Room of the Holmes Student Center from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m Wednesday, Feb. 1. The speaking engagement will provide students the opportunity to hear Mark Nachman, director of retail sales for Verizon Wireless, discuss his career experiences, what he has learned...
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...
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If your boss is giving you a hard time – lying, making fun of you in public and generally putting you down – he or she might benefit from some exercise, according to a new study by James Burton, who teaches in the Management Department in the NIU College of Business. Burton and his team of researchers found...
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....
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