"I can’t thank the Career Development staff enough for all of their help with furthering my professional development." Trey McCoy talks about his current internship and how integral Career Development was in securing it in our latest Internship Insider!
Monitoring what you post on your social media platforms is important. Sometimes a post can keep you from getting a job or internship.
Welcome back from Spring Break! Whatever is holding you back, give it another shot, because it could lead you somewhere you never thought possible. #motivationalmonday
Summer internships are important not just for your employer to evaluate you, but also for you to decide whether or not the field is for you. Josh Hof talks about this and more in his internship spotlight.
Applied for an internship and never heard back? This happens often- learn why your resume might not be catching employers attention and how to fix that!
Today’s alumni throwback is Rod Liston, a graduate from the class of 1991. Rod majored in Criminal Justice at Simpson College, and was involved in Kappa Theta Psi as well as Track and Field. He is a retired lieutenant of El Paso Police Department, and a current Law Enforcement High School Teacher. His advice for current students is to "choose a career you would love to do for free....then find someone who will pay you to do it."
Envisioning your dream job might be easy for some people, but the journey to get there can look like a huge deterrent. Learn how to make the most out of the entry level job at the link below.
Use this cold, snowy day to do whatever is necessary. It may be looking for a job, internship or tweaking your resume. Start with the first step on today's #motivationalmonday
Today’s Almuni #throwbackthursday is Kari Koehler!
Graduation Year: 2006
Majors: History, Journalism/Mass Communication
Involvement at Simpson: Photo Editor at The Simpsonian, member of student government, member of LGBTQA, proud DJ at KSTM, work study all 4 years at Dunn Library, other clubs that no longer exist. Did a Spring Break service trip to Denver one year, did May Term in Thailand/Vietnam (life changing!)
Current Employment: official title is Research and Business Development Intelligence Analyst...which is a fancy way of saying I'm a research librarian for a law firm in Minneapolis, MN
Tip for current students: Get involved! Having a variety of experiences really helped when I was looking for work post grad and gave me many fond memories! Get outside your bubble, challenge yourself and your views- college is a time to really explore yourself and start building an adult self. It's ok to change your mind and your beliefs.