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
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By Danielle Workman |Staff Writer| Upcoming graduates might find themselves feeling lost when they think about post-grad life. Between papers, finals and projects, seniors have little time to prepare for the next step into the “real” world. The real world can take you by surprise and control can easily slip from your fingertips, so here are a few tips that can help you take control of your post-grad life. First thing every student should do is update and refine your resumé at the Career Development Center, located in University Hall, 329. The Career Center has a variety of options that can help get the leg up on job hunting by attending a resumé workshop or a resumé critique … [Read more...] about Enter post-grad life without surprises
By Michael A. Umaña |Staff Writer| Have you ever put thought into building your college resume? If you are like most students, you probably have not. If so, the time is now to get the ball moving and create one. Resumes are something all students need to create but many don’t pay much attention to. “I know resumes are important to create, put time into and make sure it is as updated as possible, but I also know not too many students realize that and act upon it,” said student Jenn Bacca. College resumes are not only essential for students who may be graduating and in search for a career but for students who are searching for internships as well. According to Internship … [Read more...] about Building a good resume for life after CSUSB
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 Jocelyn Colbert |Staff Writer| Many college students are worried about not being able to continue on to their desired career when they graduate. The CSU system provides many resources to ensure students graduate with their bachelors degree. Here’s where the problem occurs: Now that I have my bachelor’s degree, what do I do now? How do I apply for a job in my career field? This is the dilemma most post-grads are facing. Yes, the CSU system ensures that one will receive their bachelor’s degree, but what about ensuring that a student will be able to work in their career field, actually using their degree? Porsha Bracey, CSUSB graduate of the class of 2011, fits this exact … [Read more...] about Career center prepares students for future
By Brent Thompson |Staff Writer| With graduation just around the corner many students feel the anxiety of finding their first full-time job after college life. Sadly, those graduates will enter a job market with one of the worst recessions that this country has ever seen. Yet, with proper planning and utilization of the resources offered here on campus you can have a leg up on the competition. In the old days a hard earned college degree guaranteed a promising job in the field of your diploma. However, we now live in a world of globalization in which you and your degree will have to compete not only with the applicants in your area, but also with job seekers around the … [Read more...] about Nervous about finding a job after graduation?