Career Report: Employers seek recent NDSU graduates.

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Employers value and seek out NDSU graduates, according the 2018 Career Outcomes Report. The report, produced by the NDSU Career Center in collaboration with the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis, shows 83 percent of recent graduates are either …

By Cassie Gilbert
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#NDSUalumni Spotlight

Carrie McTaggart

Name: Carrie McTaggart

Graduation Term/Year: Spring 2018

Current Company: Eide Bailly LLP

Current Position: Benefits Administrator

How long have you been in this position: 8 months

What is the most rewarding part of your position?
Constantly growing as a professional …

By Courtney O'Hotto
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Join in during the Major Madness Exploration Workshop!

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Did you know that according to Insidehighered.com,  almost a third of first-time college students choose a major and then change it at least once within three years?  Students throughout the year find themselves in the interesting situation of learning about …

By Cassie Gilbert
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Internship Tuesday – Fact or Myth? Part 1

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 Paid Internships:

Myth – Internships that pay the most are the best internships.

Fact – Pay and fringe benefits are things to consider when choosing an internship; however, the goal of an internship is to get relevant career experience, …

By Emmanuel Jinor
Emmanuel Jinor Internship Program Specialist Emmanuel Jinor
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Intern Tuesday – Benefits of an Internship

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About 34% of students who registered an internship for credit through the Career Center found their internship through NDSU Career Expos.

It’s only 7 days to Spring 2019 Career Expos, 😀Yay! With about 120+ employers attending on Day 1 …

By Emmanuel Jinor
Emmanuel Jinor Internship Program Specialist Emmanuel Jinor
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Pitch Perfect: No resumes, no cover letter, no problem

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So you are wanting to go to the Non-Profit Job Fair on 30 January and the Career Expo on 5 and 6 February, but you are a bit nervous about talking to employers.  You think to yourself, “What do I …

By Jerry South
Jerry South Assistant Director of Career Coaching Jerry South
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#NDSUintern Spotlight

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Intern: Timothy Straus

Major: Manufacturing Engineering

Company: Puget Sound Naval Shipyard

Location of Internship: Bremerton, Washington

Internship Title: Student Trainee (Industrial Engineer)

Why did you choose the company that you worked for?
I chose Puget Sound Naval Shipyard to round …

By Courtney O'Hotto
Courtney O'Hotto Graduate Assistant Courtney O
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#NDSUintern Spotlight

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Intern: Dylan Vos

Major: Finance

Company: FedEx Services

Location of Internship: Minneapolis

Internship Title: Business Sales Intern

On a Scale from 1-10, how rewarding did you find your internship experience to be? (1 being not rewarding at all, 10 being …

By Courtney O'Hotto
Courtney O'Hotto Graduate Assistant Courtney O
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Networking with Employers after a Career Fair

A lot of the blog posts lately have been about what to do before the career fairs, however, it is not just what happens during the career fairs that is important, but also what you do after the career fairs. …

By Jerry South
Jerry South Assistant Director of Career Coaching Jerry South
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9 Soft Skills That’ll Put You Ahead of the Competition, According to Real Hiring Managers

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Sure, you’re an Excel wiz, a killer social media marketer, or have years of experience in the sales industry.

But, as you probably know, impressing a hiring manager is about more than just checking the job description boxes. As Muse …

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