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Career Services is reminding students to keep in mind the wise adage of “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is” when obtaining or sharing information online. Scams are targeting nearly everyone across the country via email, malicious webpages, search results and postings on online communication boards. Online job systems also have...
NIU will host a Career Leadership Expo from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in the Capitol Room and Glass Gallery Lounge of the Holmes Student Center. The event is sponsored by Kohl’s. Students who attend can: learn from top leaders on how to develop leadership experiences; get tips and tricks for maneuvering and...
Kurt Thurmaier
NIU’s Master of Public Administration (MPA) program once again received top marks in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate schools. The MPA program was ranked sixth in the nation in the specialty field of city management and urban policy and tied for 14th in the nation with Harvard in the field...
Mentoring: It works. Find out why.
Mentoring, a critical ingredient in student career success, will soon be receiving additional support and awareness from NIU students, faculty and staff. The Huskie Mentoring Summit, hosted by University Honors, will offer students the opportunity to explore the lifelong benefits of serving as a mentor or mentee. NIU undergraduate students with experience as mentors or...
Career Services, a department within the Division of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, seeks nominations of undergraduate students for the Applauding Excellence in Student Career Success Awards. Approximately 10 undergraduate students will be recognized for achievement in career preparation. All candidates must be nominated by a faculty or staff member, have a minimum 2.5 cumulative...
Job Fair 2014
NIU’s spring 2016 career events offer students and job-seekers the chance to impress and network with potential employers. This spring features NIU’s annual Educators’ Job Fair, Internship Fair and Full-time Job Fair. Thanks to NIU Career Services, help in preparing for the career events is available. A pair of workshops are planned to help students:...
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NIU’s College of Education is now accepting donations of food and personal hygiene products for the Huskies Student Food Pantry. The pantry, which relies on donations and volunteers, strives to provide non-perishable, supplemental food and other necessities for NIU students who are in need of support. Kathy Zuidema, who works in NIU Career Services and...
NIU Career Fairs Spring 2015
When representatives from State Farm’s corporate offices visited NIU recently to talk internships, the delegation did not include job recruiters. It was two of the insurance giant’s IT specialists who made the drive up I-39 from Bloomington. The group met not only with Cathy Doederlein, director of Internships and External Relations in NIU Career Services,...
An NIU student studying in Swen Parson Hall
Northern Illinois University is hosting its seventh annual Graduate and Professional School (GPS) Fair on Tuesday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. The fair is free to all and is intended to help students and community members get a head start on their...