Why You Should Have a Business Card

We live in a world where job searches, internet searches, networking, and many other career building opportunities have moved online. Even with so many online career resources the business card is a necessity, and even a preferred avenue for exchanging Continue reading Why You Should Have a Business Card

How Project-Based Learning Takes Education To A New Level

Project-based learning. What does that even mean? Is it something that’s assigned to me? Does it come with midterms and finals? Does it take place in the classroom? How would it even benefit me? Fear not, the Career Development Center Continue reading How Project-Based Learning Takes Education To A New Level

MN Ag Expo: Where Jobs Are Growing

The agriculture business is growing and you should start looking into it. The GreenSeam Ag Expo is happening on January 25th and 26th of this year at the Verizon Wireless Center in downtown Mankato, MN. Expo’s, such as this one, Continue reading MN Ag Expo: Where Jobs Are Growing

From Student to Professional: Rachael Hanel

Graduating and job searching can be stressful and confusing. Where do you start? How do people actually land a job? Is there a right way to do this? It can become overwhelming. You may feel like you’re the only one Continue reading From Student to Professional: Rachael Hanel

Going Global: A guide to National and International Jobs

  There are many online resources to locating jobs within different regions of the United States such as Mavjobs, Indeed, and Monster. But do they allow for you to explore career outside of the United States? Or find out the Continue reading Going Global: A guide to National and International Jobs

Build Your Resume and Make Money: The Wonders of the Part-Time Job

You hear it all the time, “Start building your resume.” So, how exactly are you supposed to build your resume while focusing on your classes, keeping up with the piles of homework, and trying to maintain a social life? The Continue reading Build Your Resume and Make Money: The Wonders of the Part-Time Job

Working for a Nonprofit: An Interview

A nonprofit is, “an organization with the purpose of which is something other than making a profit…often dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a particular point of view.” Nonprofits are a great option to consider when Continue reading Working for a Nonprofit: An Interview

How Going to the Career & Internship Expo Set Me on the Path to Success

Last year I was getting ready to graduate in the spring of 2016. I believe I had the same thought of every senior, “what am I going to do after I graduate?” Yes, getting the degree is the first step Continue reading How Going to the Career & Internship Expo Set Me on the Path to Success

Backpack to Briefcase: Thoughts for Soon-to-Be Graduates

LAUNCH Your Career! Words of advice for soon-to-be graduates… Here in the Career Development Center we use the phrase “Launch your Career” as one of the key concepts for our office tag line. For most new graduates, making the shift Continue reading Backpack to Briefcase: Thoughts for Soon-to-Be Graduates