What's Happening in the Career Center?

Even though the weather is changing and snow  will soon slow down campus activity, the Career Center is not slowing down.  Career Center events this month include:

Writing Your Resume and Cover Letter

November 6, 2013

Olin 213    7:00PM

Career Assistants will offer this workshop to help you create or enhance your resume and cover letter.  If you are looking for a possible full-time career opportunity or if you were hoping to land an internship this summer it is necessary to have a stellar resume and cover letter.  The Career center is always here to help if you feel you have a solid resume but need another set of eyes to look it over -- stop on by anytime!

Planning Your Internship

November 7, 2013 & November 21, 2013

Career Center    9:40AM-10:20AM or 5:00PM

Are you looking for an internship? If so, this is the perfect workshop for you! Bring a laptop and be prepared to begin your internships search. This workshop’s goal is for every student to have at least ten leads by the time the workshop has finished.  You will learn about the difference between paid vs. unpaid internships and how to receive credit for summer internships.  

If you cannot attend either of these times, feel free to schedule a one-on-one appointment with a full-time staff and we can get you started with your internship search!

Volunteer/Non-profit Career Fair

November 7, 2013

Dahl Centennial Union    10:00AM-3:00PM

Are looking for career/volunteer opportunities?  The Volunteer/Non-profit Career Fair gives students the opportunity to interact with multiple Volunteer/Non-profit organizations. Some of the common organizations you can see at this fair are Green Iowa, AmeriCorps, Luther Volunteer Corps and Peace Corps.

You will receive a full list of who is attending the fair closer to the date, but if you are curious to see who else currently is expected, stop by the Career Center.


How to Leverage LinkedIn In Your Life After Luther College

November 14, 2013

Hovde Lounge, Preus Library    7:00PM

LinkedIn is a great way to connect with future employers and get your name into markets that you would potentially want to work for in the future.  This workshop will help you use LinkedIn as a professional social networking platform.  This workshop offers ideas on how to create effective headlines and summaries that will distinguish you from the average LinkedIn user.  We look forward to seeing you and your laptop at the workshop!

The Career Center is willing to help any student in any stage of their professional careers, from students who are unsure what field they want to enter to students who know the exact profession and company they want to work for.  Feel free to stop by and let us help you get prepared for the future!