Dressed to impress, students took the next step to further their network and prepare for life after college. Over 40 employers gathered in the CSUSB student union on April 17, informing students about the various internship and job opportunities they offer. This event was open to students of every year and major. It was hosted by the Career Center. Those interested in attending were advised to bring their resume and a good attitude. Registration was encouraged but not required. Some of the employers in attendance included Target Corp., Prudential Advisors, The Hershey Co., Verizon and Enterprise Holdings. They came to campus in search of bright, eager students who exhibit … [Read more...] about Spring Job and Internship Fair
By Manny Sandoval |Distribution Manager| A Deputy Coroner is a crucial career within law enforcement. From conducting investigations to determining the cause and mode of death, contacting descendants of the deceased, to helping families go about making the tough transition during such a trying time, Deputy Coroners wear many hats and put themselves on the line when in the field. A Deputy Coroner is someone who investigates death. We had the opportunity to sit down with the County of San Bernardino Deputy Coroner Marlene Leyva to discuss how one can become a Deputy Coroner. We covered her journey to success, and discussed the critical aspects that come along with this gut … [Read more...] about Investigating dead bodies
By Saeed Villanueva |Staff Writer| San Bernardino fights scarcity by concentrating on homelessness and providing food for lower-income families, but the numbers show the city still has a long way to go in their efforts against poverty. San Bernardino has been through a lot since the city filed for bankruptcy in 2012 and has made gradual improvements to rebuild its economy each year. The county has made strides to improve its homeless situations by creating programs that find shelter for them. The Stepup program has found shelter for plenty of homeless people within the last year. “There are 131 individuals who are chronically homeless and we’ve managed to find shelter for 50 … [Read more...] about SB fights against poverty
By Joshua Aguilar | Staff Writer The Career Extravaganza, hosted by CSUSB on April 11, allow those who want to pursue their own career a good place to start. The event was held in the San Manuel Student Union Event Center, which invited 76 employers and students and alumni to meet, interview, and learn about new employers and opportunities. The employers who were present at the event were divided into four sections: Corporate, Federal/State/Government, Non-Profit, and Education/School Districts. Edgar Perez, the Employer Relations Coordinator, along with CSUSB's Career Center, explained the main goal of having the event for the students. "Our main goal was to have a large … [Read more...] about Career Extravaganza = Career Opportunities
By Israel Ramirez |Staff writer| Many students who obtain a degree do not necessarily know what to do with it. This can only mean they are not prepared for what we call the "real world." When I refer to the "real world," I am speaking about the job industry and what it will take for us to compete with others in order to land a job after graduation. As students, we must be prepared to perform to our full potential. "If I could go back and do something differently it would have to be networking with other individuals and attending school events in order to meet new faces who could later be an influence when attempting to obtain a job," said library service specialist Manuel Veron. Even … [Read more...] about Are you ready for the “real world”?
By Rhejean King-Johnson |Staff Writer| The Career Center is a place with resources to help students succeed. There are advantages through this center to help students and alumni find employment, internships and volunteer opportunities. “The goal of the Career Center is to guide students and alumni to be career ready and land their dream jobs,” said Interim Director Sarai Maldonado. Students with little to no experience can meet with a advisor and be led in the right direction. Those with a lot of experience can also benefit in reaching their dream job. The peer advisor and career counselors will assist student needs whether it's through resume building or simply asking … [Read more...] about Career Center Helps Students Succeed
By Carolyn Solar |Staff Writer| Jobs: Nickelodeon Animations Fall 2016 Internships- Burbank, CA Nickelodeon Animation Studio is seeking interns in 2D/CG Animation Production, Animation Development, Archive & Resource Library, Casting, Human Resources, Social & Connected Content, and Post Production. Apply online with your resume and cover letter! https://collegerelations-viacom.icims.com Paramount Pictures SUMMER 2016 Internships- Hollywood, CA Paramount Pictures is seeking Junior and Senior level students in Marketing, Accounting, IT, Creative Affairs, Casting, Music, and other related categories. The Paramount Pictures internship application is available … [Read more...] about Keeping Up With the ‘Yotes’
By Christina Raney |Staff Writer| College students' worst fear after graduating: the dreadful and sometimes discouraging job search. With that diploma in hand, the job search can be stressful, painful, or non-existent. Well, there is a solution to your stress-inducing search, enter Glassdoor. Glasssdoor launched in 2008 by Robert Hohman, Rich Barton and Tim Besse, where their mission statement is "To help people everywhere find jobs and companies they love." Glassdoor, this lesser known online job search program, similar to Monster, that allows you to search for a job as well as post your resume to the site for potential employers who use the site to find new … [Read more...] about Glassdoor- Get Hired
By Sandy Rodriguez |Staff Writer| Restaurant industry jobs seem to be the top employment industries for students because of the large range of said establishments around college campuses and the flexible hours. Life is expensive, more so for students who have to buy textbooks, parking permits, and all those energy drinks to stay up for all-nighters. We all need money, and those of us who lack a strong financial support from our families have to find jobs in order to make ends meet. Chemistry major and Amazon employee, Alex Guerrero said there aren’t enough hours in a day. Guerrero said he gets paid $12.50 an hour, $3.50 above minimum wage in California. This may … [Read more...] about Full-Time Student. Part-Time Employee.
By Anna Gonzales |Staff Writer| San Bernardino is the most difficult city in the nation to find employment, according to the consumer financial site Wallethub. Moreno Valley followed in second place. Wallethub gathered 150 of the most populated cities in the country, using Job market standing and comparing Socio-economic environments from each city to conclude their findings. They focused on job opportunities, employment growth, unemployment rate for various education levels, as well as median annual income. San Bernardino also ranks fifth for holding the highest unemployment rate for people with a Bachelors degree or higher, according to Wallethub. I interviewed four … [Read more...] about Sure hard to get a job in San Bernardino