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Career Services Center

Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
Fax: (414) 288-5302
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Career FYI: October 2011

 

In this issue:

Tip
Featured Career Events
Free Lunch Friday: Career Planning @ On the Road to your Career
Employer Highlight
Ask MUCSC: Career Planning
Social Media
Contact

Tip

“Career Planning doesn't mean deciding what you are going to do for the rest of your life; it's deciding what you are going to do NEXT.”
- Julie West, Graduate Assistant, MU CSC

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Featured Career Events

On the Road to Your Career (powered by Kohl's)
Friday, October 7, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. | AMU 157
Topic: Career Planning
Menu: Soup & Salad with coffee, iced tea, & water

powered by Kohl's

  1. Join the Career Services Center for this luncheon series focusing on a monthly hot career topic
  2. Each month a professional from Kohl’s Corporation representing specific career fields will share industry and expert career advice alongside your Marquette University Career Services Center counselors
  3. If you are navigating your career, don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable information while filling up on a free lunch!

Career Planning:

  • Career Assessments
  • Interests: Dream Jobs Activity
  • Skills: Transferable Skills
  • Skills: Success Story
  • Values: Values Clarification
  • Interests, Skills, Values Summary
  • Define Your Key Criteria   
  • Next Steps

Graduate/Professional School Test Prep
Thinking about going to Medical school? Nervous about a 4 hour LSAT? Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions can help you with a Free Practice Test. Taking a practice test in a proctored testing environment, getting study tips from a Kaplan expert teacher and seeing your score the same day you take the test will help you on your test taking journey as you explore your opportunities for further education. Take a free GRE, LSAT, MCAT, DAT, OAT or PCAT.

Saturday October 15 | 10:00 a.m. | Wehr Chemistry | All scores back from 3:30 -5pm on the same day!

Sign up here today!

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Employer Highlight

The MU Career Services Center is pleased to partner with Aldi through our Corporate Partnership Program.

Aldi is interviewing on campus for internship and full-time positions and sponsoring this spring's Etiquette Dinner

On Campus Interviews
Register on MU Career Manager

ALDI Inc.: District Manager, Full-time Entry Level
Resume submission deadline: 10/12/2011 1:00:00 AM
Interview date:  10/27/2011
Schedule ID: 1441 | Pre-select or Open: PRS
All  Majors

ALDI Inc.: District Manager Intern, Internship
Resume submission deadline: 10/12/2011 1:00:00 AM
Interview date:  10/27/2011
Schedule ID: 1442 | Pre-select or Open: PRS
All  Majors

Etiquette Dinner
More than just forks and knives
Monday, April 23, 2012 | 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. | AMU Ballrooms
These days getting a job, internship, or scholarship may include  an interview over a meal.  Dining Etiquette is more than just forks and knives.  From sitting down to ordering to making small talk, learn the essentials for making the most of your personal presentation during a meal.

Registration required; details available early spring.

Powered by Aldi

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Ask MUCSC

Dear MUCSC,

Everywhere I turn someone is asking me what my major is or what I plan to do after graduating from Marquette. I don't have a plan. Do I need one? How can I get started?

Thanks!

Undecided Undergrad

Dear Undecided,

By the second semester of your sophomore year you should have a pretty clear idea of your major and career goals. The MU CSC offers a number of resources for you to access online or in person.

Here are steps to begin your career planning

Take a Career Assessment
Identify your Interests, Skills, Values: ACTIVITY
Define Your Key Criteria  
Explore Majors
Research Career Fields
Conduct and Informational Interview
Shadow a professional in your field
Gain experience through a part-time job or internship
Register for ARSC 1040: Career Planning and Decision Making

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Social Media

Use internet social networks to make connections with people:

Description: Description: Description: Description: http://www.marquette.edu/csc/followus/images/clip_image041.gif We're tweeting!
Follow the Career Services Center on Twitter (twitter.com/MU_CSC) to stay up to date on the latest job search articles, highlights and Career Services Center happenings. Looking for a job or internship? Follow MUCSCJobs (twitter.com/MUCSCJobs) for the latest information on MU Career Manager job postings and on-campus interviews!

Description: Description: Description: Description: http://www.marquette.edu/csc/followus/images/clip_image043.gifWe're blogging!
Be sure to visit the Career Services Center’s new blog, Career Chatter (marquettecsc.blogspot.com), regularly to get all the latest information and advice from our office. It's the Career Services Center... UNPLUGGED


Description: Description: Description: Description: http://www.marquette.edu/csc/followus/images/clip_image045.jpg We’re on Facebook!
Become a fan of the MU Career Services Center on Facebook (www.facebook.com/mucsc). It can’t hurt…right?


Description: Description: Description: Description: http://www.marquette.edu/csc/followus/images/clip_image047.jpg We’re LinkedIn!
Network with professionals in our MUCSC Group on LinkedIn. If you don’t already have an account - here is one good excuse to get one! To find us just search in groups for MUCSC and join.

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Contact

Marquette University
Career Services Center
Holthusen Hall, First Floor
1324 W. Wisconsin Avenue
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-7423
Fax: (414) 288-5302
E-mail | Staff Directory

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