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Season 1 - September 2020 - Navigating the new normal of jobs, internships, and fall recruiting

Get prepared for your search in the COVID-19 economy

In this episode, Assistant Director for Employer Connections, Melissa Thiriez, shares an overview of the current employment landscape, including highlighting national and SCU-specific trends and ideas for how to explore what's possible.  

SCU Career Center's First Boost Episode

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In this episode, Career Development Specialist Amy Peterson and Assistant Director for Employer Connections Melissa Thiriez share tips about how to develop strong accomplishment statements to showcase your skills and summer experiences to employers and highlight how to create an effective elevator pitch to introduce yourself to employers and other professional connections.  

SCU Career Center's second boost episode

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In this episode Jen Ferrari  interviews our Associate Director for Employer Connections, Moira Kolasinski, about what she's hearing from our employer partners, how things will look differently this fall, and what you can do to prepare.

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In this episode, Career Development Specialist Amy Peterson shares information about our upcoming virtual fairs, important tips, and resources to help you take advantage of these exciting upcoming events.  

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This live session via Zoom featured guest speakers, a chance to network with peers, and an opportunity to ask questions about fall recruiting!

Guest Speakers:

Evan Boydstun, Talent Acquisition Specialist at Insight Global
Kelea Somerton, SCU Alum '09 (Biology & French); UX Researcher at Google

 

Stay tuned for info about live sessions of Career Boost Season 2!

 

 

Launching September 29, 2020 - Intentional Networking for Career Success

With Career Influencer in Residence, Professor Sean O'Keefe

Logo - Launch Your Career

  • Micro-learning coaching delivered via text & email - 10-15 minutes per day
  • Templates, strategies, tools, and live coaching (via video chat)
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Launching September 29th. Registration Deadline: September 22nd.
Registration is now closed.