By Randall Higgins |Staff Writer| The CSUSB Career Center has implemented new times and expanded their services to better meet the needs of campus students. The Career Center’s office is located on the third floor of University Hall, in room 329. The Career Center staff members will answer questions, make appointments or set up walk-in appointments. The office hours are new and extended. The office is now open Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Walk-in hours were previously from 1-4 p.m., and are now 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Along with more hours, the Career Center has expanded their services to include a clothes closet for students. The office … [Read more...] about CSUSB Career Center expands services
By Angie Burkhart |Staff Writer| Employers and college graduates are equally responsible for high unemployment and underemployment rates among college graduates as colleges and universities are. "About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor's-degree holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or underemployed, the highest share in at least 11 years," reports the Associated Press. This statistic is alarming, and I believe some are quick to point the finger at colleges and universities while overlooking other important culprits. I believe the companies doing the hiring play a large role in these unemployment rates. "For our nation's youngest workers, as well as for the … [Read more...] about Who is responsible for underemployment?
By Loydie Burmah |Staff Writer| There are several majors here at CSUSB that seem to be popular, but most of them do not gather much monetary success. Majors can be defined as concentrated areas of study in which a student can develop their academic as well as professional skills. On the Fall 2013 Quick Facts document provided by the Office of Institutional Research popular Undergraduate Majors at CSUSB include pre-nursing, psychology, accounting, and bio pre-med. Popular Graduate Majors include public administration, social work, and special education. “Our data is pulled from applications, enrollments, grade reports, etc., which are then provided to our office by Records, … [Read more...] about Higher income opportunities
By Phil Ruddle | Staff Writer | Getting a summer internship is very important to many students. “Internships are the opportunities that help construct a future. They teach me very much about the professional world and myself,” explained Reece Cote, a National Exchange Student. Cote is double majoring in Management and Marketing and is graduating with both degrees at the end of 2013 at the age of 21. He wants to work as a talent agent one day and came out here from Iowa State University to study and get an internship in LA to help build up his resume. There are other students’ out there with no internship experience and do not know where to look or what to do it seems. Some … [Read more...] about Find new job opportunities with the career development center
By Angela Rodriguez IStaff Writer| CSUSB’s Career Development Center (CDC) held the Social and Behavioral Sciences Career/Graduate Fair on Jan. 30 in the Santos Manuel Student Union (SMSU) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The career fair was designed to introduce students to professionals in the working world and expose them to different types of jobs they can acquire with a degree in social and behavioral sciences. “I didn’t even know this event was going on today but there’s a lot of employers here. And grad school information, that’s pretty helpful to me since I’m just beginning looking into grad programs,” said student Karla Alivizo. The on-campus exhibition was open to all present … [Read more...] about Coyotes recruited at Career Development Center fair
By Marissa Mooney |Staff Writer| As the end of the quarter approaches, many students will be searching for summer jobs and graduates will be out looking for a career. Fortunately, the Career Development Center has your back, presenting students with their annual fashion show on April 18 in the San Manuel Student Union Event Center. The free event allowed students to come and learn how to dress appropriately from casual to business attire. Select models were used as examples on the proper way to dress when interviewing as well as what is appropriate for the office. Amber Williams and Jose Quintero hosted the event and presented the models with the proper clothes to brand yourself … [Read more...] about Fashion show prepares pupils for big business
By Carolina McCarthy |Staff Writer| CSUSB’s annual Fashion Show was held in the Santos Manuel Student Union this past Tuesday Nov. 8. This eye-opening event is thrown by the Career Center every year to give students an insight into what is considered appropriate attire for the workplace. Groups of CSUSB students proudly walked the catwalk in front of a professional table of judges to see if their attire was worthy of a career. The judges ranged from all different career fields, from fashion design to Target. Victoria Seitz, Francesca Hughes, Hardy Brown, Kate Nelson and Alfred Duel were the five judges on this year’s panel. A few of them have also been known to recruit for … [Read more...] about Career center fashion show turns future employees heads