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Spokane Job Fair is May 21st

ZAGS: Seeking a career in the Spokane area?

From entry level to professional, manufacturing to healthcare, transportation to finance, employers from Spokane’s many industries will be available to tell you what it takes to compete for their open positions. Come and connect with your future employer.

Polish up your résumé and get dressed for success. Spokane and North Idaho employers are ready to meet YOU!

SpokaneJobFair

Thursday, May 21st • 10am to 2pm Spokane Convention Center

Free admission for job seekers

Learn how to earn free parking by visiting: www.workspokane.org

2015 Bay Area & Silicon Valley Treks

Gonzaga University Career Center & GAMP is pleased to announce the 2015 Bay Area & Silicon Valley Treks excursion companies.  Take a look!  These employers are open to discussing internships and full-time opportunities for a variety of majors.

Silicon Valley Trek, Thursday, March 12th

**Google, eBay, Dtex Excursion: All Class Years. Areas of interest: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, PR/Marketing, Operations, Business Administration, etc. **

Google:

Whether building products, growing businesses or helping to keep Google going, we do cool stuff that matters. Googlers solve complex problems every day in the name of our core mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible to our users. But what makes working at Google truly unique is the workplace culture that encourages innovation and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Our benefits are part of who we are, and they’re designed to take care of the whole you and keep you healthy, whether physically, emotionally, financially or socially. As a google employee you take on technology’s greatest challenges and make an impact on millions. You will transform the way companies interact with customers and help businesses grow. You are the voice of our products.

eBay:
eBay passionately enables consumers to buy anything, anywhere, anyhow, and empowers merchants around the world to succeed in this new commerce environment. eBay is comprised of three business units with their own distinct brand. It enables individuals and business to buy and sell online; PayPal enables individuals and businesses to send and receive digital payments; eBay Enterprise enables commerce, retailing and digital marketing for merchants. Our success is tied to our purpose—creating more opportunities and enabling others to win while making a positive social impact.

Dtex:
Dtex Systems improves security and efficiency for leading global organizations, underpinned by the SystemSkan suite of software products. Dtex is the first truly lightweight, massively scalable solution that provides user visibility on all endpoints with no noticeable system or network impact. Global organizations can finally “Trust But Verify” while still stopping data breaches and insider cyber threats. With job openings in Data Engineering, Marketing, Professional Services, and Sales there is a place for you at Dtex!

**Google, Chegg, and Intel Security Excursion: All Class Years. Areas of interest: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Marketing, Finance, Accounting, Operations, Business Administration, PR, Sales, etc. **

Chegg:
Our work at Chegg will improve and shape education for future generations! We’re just getting started, and you have the opportunity to play a big role in our future. Chegg started as a textbook rental company and through adding new services like homework help, course selection, eTextbooks options and scholarship connections, we now have an academic hub that makes learning easier, more accessible and more productive. As an employee here, you will be given the resources to be successful, and have a lot of ownership and autonomy. We foster a culture that is consistent with our mission and vision around continuous learning from and developing each other and our careers.

Intel Security:
With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence, Intel Security is intensely focused on developing proactive, proven security solutions and services that protect systems, networks, and mobile devices for business and personal use around the world. At Intel Security, we’re looking for smart, committed people to help us defend the world against digital security threats. If you share our passion, join us and discover the opportunity to drive change and create positive IT solutions for a safer world. With job positions from accounting and finance, engineering, to marketing and communications, at Intel Security we search for professionals from a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds to solve the security challenges of today—and tomorrow. Ours is a culture of achievement and innovation.

San Francisco Trek, Friday, March 13th

**Salesforce & LinkedIn Excursion: All Majors, All Class Years. Areas of interest: Business Administration, PR, Marketing/Communications, Sales, Customer Service, Project Management, etc.**

Salesforce:                                                                                                                                              Salesforce Inc. is a global cloud computing company headquartered in San Francisco, California. SFDC is a contact and pipeline manager that allows sales reps to function more efficiently no matter where they are physically. Salesforce has built the customer success platform for industries, giving them the solutions needed to adapt quickly, transform your business, and succeed. Every industry has its own unique challenges and opportunities so Salesforce creates unique solutions, geared to your industry, to help you take full advantage of social, mobile, and analytics as you transform your business. Make an impact, win as a team and celebrate success in our fun, fast-paced environment. We’re growing fast, which means unlimited opportunities for you to do the best work of your life.

LinkedIn:
LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with 300 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the globe. Its mission is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful. When you join LinkedIn, you get access to people, jobs, news, updates, and insights that help you be great at what you do. We are committed to helping you find it and excel at it, whether you are a member or an employee. As an employee you will build products that touch the lives of 332M+ members, wield some of the world’s most powerful databases, explore new territory, and develop your skills.

**Glassdoor & Fair Trade USA Excursion: All Majors, All Class Years. Areas of interest: Arts & Sciences, Marketing/Communications, PR, Business Administration, International Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainability, etc.**

Glassdoor:
Glassdoor is the world’s most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs, and companies recruit top talent. We strive to help people everywhere find jobs and companies they love. We help more than 2,000 clients and partners promote their employer brand to candidates researching them and advertise their jobs to ideal candidates who may not be aware of them. What differentiates Glassdoor from other recruiting channels is the quality of job candidates we deliver and our influence on candidates’ decisions as they research jobs and companies. Glassdoor internships, paid positions with competitive compensation, provide valuable work experience while you prepare for life after graduation.

Fair Trade USA:
Fair Trade USA is the leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. We enable you, the consumer, to make a difference with your dollar. We help people and the planet work in tandem so both are healthy and sustained. We provide farmers in developing nations the tools to thrive as international business people. Instead of creating dependency on aid, we use a market-based approach that gives farmers fair prices, workers safe conditions, and entire communities resources for fair, healthy and sustainable lives. We seek to inspire the rise of the Conscious Consumer and eliminate exploitation. Our employer team is driven by a global perspective and the vision that corporate social responsibility can become the standard, not the exception.

**Wells Fargo & Sequoia Capital: All Class Years. Areas of interest: Finance, Venture Capital, Economics, Business Administration.**

Wells Fargo:
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.6 trillion in assets. It provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance. Our vision of financially satisfied, successful customers is based on a simple premise. We believe customers across all business segments can be better served, and save time and money, if they bring all their financial services to one trusted provider that knows them well, provides trusted guidance and advice, and can serve their full range of financial needs through a wide choice of products and services. Whether you are just beginning your career or taking it to the next level, we have the right job for you!

Sequoia Capital:

Sequoia Capital is a multi-generational, privately owned investment firm that was founded in1972. Since that time, Sequoia Capital has managed over $10 billion in venture and growth capital partnerships, helped organize more than 800 companies, and been involved with more than 250 companies that have either had IPOs or been sold successfully.

To register for the Bay Area Treks go to www.zagtrax.net >> Events

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For more information, contact 509-313-4234 or CareerCenter&GAMP@gonzaga.edu

 

 

Driver’s Seat Career Exploration Fair on March 17th

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An Academic Discovery & Career Exploration Fair

  • Speak with fellow students, faculty and alumni about majors, minors, internships and study abroad opportunities
  • Learn about different career possibilities within your major and minor
  • Seek advice on finding a job or internship

Free Pizza for the first 200 students!!

** Chance to win an IPAD!!**

Tuesday, March 17th

Located in Cataldo

12-4pm

Step Up Event on February 24th

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Professional Networking Event

  • Practice networking with Gonzaga Alumni and employers
  • 35+ employers attending to meet YOU prior to the Career Fair!
  • Q & A panel featuring notable alumni
  • Hear advice on finding a job or internship
  • Practice your elevator pitch to prepare yourself for Partnership Career Fair on the 25th

February 24th at 5:30 p.m.

Jundt Art Museum | Gonzaga University

FREE FOOD

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Guide to Portland & Seattle Trek Corporate Excursions – by College & School

Need help determining on which Portland or Seattle Trek corporate excursion you should go?  Here is a guide to the Portland & Seattle Trek corporate excursions by College & School at Gonzaga…
 

College of Arts & Sciences

Portland:

  • Nike
  • Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU)
  • Trail Blazers / Columbia Sportswear
  • Widmer Brothers Brewing / Mondelez International

Seattle:

  • Amazon / Zillow
  • Davidson Galleries / Artist Trust
  • Gates Foundation Visitor Center / “Impact Careers” Panel Presentation
  • Nordstrom / Starbucks
  • Publicis Groupe

School of Business Administration

Portland:

  • Fisher Investments / Cambia Health Solutions
  • Nike
  • Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU)
  • Trail Blazers / Columbia Sportswear
  • Widmer Brothers Brewing / Mondelez International

Seattle:

  • Amazon / Zillow
  • Boeing
  • Microsoft
  • Nordstrom / Starbucks
  • Russell Investments / Liberty Mutual

School of Education

Seattle:

  • Gates Foundation Visitor Center / “Impact Careers” Panel Presentation

School of Engineering & Applied Science

Portland:

  • McKinstry / HDR, Inc.
  • Nike

Seattle:

  • Boeing

School of Nursing

Portland:

  • Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU)

Seattle:

  • Gates Foundation Visitor Center / “Impact Careers” Panel Presentation

 Find many more Trek details here:

http://bit.ly/2015PDXSEATreks

Still not sure which excursion to attend? Check out the Davidson Galleries/Artist Trust excursion on the Seattle Trek!

To register for the Portland & Seattle Treks, visit www.ZagTrax.net >> Events.

Questions?  Contact Meredith Aronson at aronson@gonzaga.edu or (509) 313-4055.

2015 Portland & Seattle Trek Corporate Excursions

Gonzaga University Career Center & GAMP is pleased to announce the 2015 Portland Trek & Seattle Trek excursion companies.  Take a look!  These employers are open to discussing internships and full-time opportunities for a variety of majors.

Portland Trek (January 6, 2015)

Fisher Investments/Cambia Health Solutions

Fisher Investments is a privately owned, independent money management firm headquartered on the West Coast. They manage virtually every aspect of the investment process for their clients, including account setup and transfers, asset allocation, and trading individual securities. They create personalized portfolios that may include stocks, bonds, cash, and/or other securities.

Cambia Health Solutions is a health insurance company created to be a catalyst to transform health care. Cambia comprises more than 20 companies, all focused on creating a more person-focused and economically sustainable system. At Cambia, as an intern you’ll have the opportunity to cultivate real-world experience in the workplace using everything you’ve got—from academic experience to life skills. You’ll collaborate with directors and participate in projects delegated by senior management, plus network with other interns on exciting assignments.

**ALL MAJORS, ALL CLASS YEARS. Suggested Interests: Business, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Operations.

McKinstry/HDR, Inc.

Established in 1960, McKinstry is a full-service design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) firm with over 1,800 employees and approximately $500 million in annual revenue. McKinstry’s professional staff and trades people deliver consulting, construction, energy, and facility services. As an early adopter of the DBOM process, the company advocates collaborative and sustainable solutions that are designed to ensure occupant comfort, improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs, and ultimately optimize client profitability for the life of their building.

HDR, Inc. is an award winning, multi-discipline architecture and engineering services firm that strives to provide balanced sustainable solutions on both private and public sector projects that spur opportunities for economic growth and development. Both McKinstry and HDR are leaders in sustainable engineering and construction practices.

**SPECIAL ENGINEERING FOCUS. Areas of Interest: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Water Resource Management, Construction Management, Engineering Management, etc.

Widmer Brothers Brewing/Mondelez International

Widmer Brothers Brewing is the 9th largest brewing company in the United States as part of the Craft Brew Alliance, Inc. As an Alliance, together, they are able to satisfy more consumers, at more times, in more locations, through more authentic, distinct craft beers and brands than any other brewery. Based in Portland, OR, it currently has career opportunities at five brewery and pub locations in the Pacific Northwest, as well as marketing, communications, and other opportunities throughout the United States.

Mondelēz International, formerly Kraft, is one of the world’s largest snacks companies, with global net revenues of $35 billion in 2013. They are the world’s pre-eminent maker of snacks, with leading market shares in every category in which they compete. Mondelēz International holds the No. 1 position globally in Biscuits, Chocolate, Candy, and Powdered Beverages as well as the No. 2 position in Gum and Coffee. As a truly global company, Mondelēz employees around the world reflect the dynamism and diversity of today’s world, bringing their unique perspectives to its products and workplace. The Portland tour will include a tour of the Oreo bakery and operations offices, as well as a visit from the Regional Vice President.

**ALL MAJORS, ALL CLASS YEARS. Suggested Interests: Business Administration, Operations & Supply Chain Management, HR, Communications, and Marketing.

Trail Blazers/Columbia Sportswear

The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team. They play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association. The visit will include a tour of the Moda Center and discussions with members of the sales, marketing, and event planning team.

Columbia Sportswear Company is a leading innovator in the global apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment markets. They design, develop, market, and distribute active outdoor and lifestyle products under multiple brands, including Mountain Hard Wear and Sorel. Ending the visit, students may have time to shop with a special discount for Trek participants.

**ALL MAJORS/ALL CLASS YEARS. Areas of Interest: Broad focus, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, HR, Finance, Business Administration, Advertising, Sport Management.

Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU)

Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) is a nationally prominent research university and Oregon’s only public academic health center. Its hospitals and clinics serve more than a quarter of a million patients every year with innovative care and treatment models based on the latest knowledge available. Since its founding in 1887, OHSU has grown into a world-class teaching hospital and research center that draws in students, scientists and patients from across the country and around the globe. At the same time, OHSU retains its strong commitment to serving the local community and to treating each patient as a unique individual with personalized care. This is a Deep Dive Excursion, meaning students who select this excursion will visit only one company for the entire afternoon.

**ALL MAJORS/ALL CLASS YEARS. Areas of Interest: Health Sciences, Nursing, Pre-med, Biology, Research, Communications, Healthcare Administration, Marketing, HR, Business Administration.

Nike

Nike is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, and worldwide marketing and selling of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories and services. It is one of the world’s largest suppliers of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment. This is a Deep Dive Excursion, meaning students who select this excursion will visit only one company for the entire afternoon.

**ALL MAJORS/ALL CLASS YEARS. Broad focus.

 

Seattle Trek (January 8, 2015)

Boeing

Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems, and is the single largest employer of Gonzaga University graduates. A top U.S. exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.

**ALL MAJORS, ALL CLASS YEARS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. Suggested Interests: Business, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Marketing, Operations.

Microsoft

Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services, and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft is the world’s largest software maker and is also one of the world’s most valuable companies. This excursion includes a Mock Interview style session with Gonzaga alumni, and student participants MUST be prepared with a polished resume and interviewing skills.

**ALL MAJORS, ALL CLASS YEARS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. Suggested Interests: Business, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing, Operations.

Amazon/Zillow

Amazon.com, Inc. (Amazon.com) serves consumers through its retail websites and focuses on selection, price, and convenience. Amazonians use their Leadership Principles every day, whether they’re discussing ideas for new projects, deciding on the best solution for a customer’s problem, or interviewing candidates. It’s just one of the things that makes Amazon peculiar.

Zillow is a home and real estate marketplace dedicated to helping homeowners, home buyers, sellers, renters, real estate agents, mortgage professionals, landlords and property managers find and share vital information about homes, real estate, mortgages, and home improvement. They are transforming the way consumers make home-related decisions and connect with professionals.

**ALL MAJORS, ALL CLASS YEARS INVITED TO PARTICIPATE. Suggested Interests: Business Administration, Operations & Supply Chain Management, HR, Communications, and Marketing.

Nordstrom/Starbucks

Nordstrom has one goal: Make customers feel good. They believe in rewarding outstanding work, promoting from within, and building long-term relationships with employees. Nordstrom’s culture makes all of these things possible–it’s fun, supportive, competitive, and a great place to grow your career. Nordstrom offers many internships for students, including Retail Management and General Headquarters.

Starbuck’s mission is to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time. At Starbucks, they have always believed in the importance of building a great, enduring company that strikes a balance between profitability and a social conscience. Being a Starbucks partner means having the opportunity to be something more than an employee. Gigantic possibilities lie ahead—to grow as a person, in your career, and in your community.

**THIS IS A VERY BROAD FOCUS EXCURSION. Suggestion interests: Communications, Marketing, HR, Finance, Business Administration, Advertising.

Gates Foundation Visitor Center/ “Impact Careers” Panel Presentation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center takes visitors of all ages on an interactive journey that brings to life the connections we share with others across the globe. The Visitor Center aims to motivate and inspire people to take action—in their own unique ways—to improve the lives of others. Through displays, interactive exhibits, and programs, they work to spark conversation about global and local issues and highlight the important progress being made in Seattle and around the world.

The excursion to the Visitor Center is followed by a panel presentation from alumni representing different “Impact Careers.” Representatives will share their own stories and paths to careers that make a difference within the nonprofit sector, NGOs, philanthropic organizations, and socially responsible corporations.

**THIS EXCURSION IS A SPECIAL FOCUS FOR STUDENTS INTERESTED IN NONPROFIT CAREERS. Suggested Interests: All Arts & Sciences degrees, Communications, Service Learning, Post-graduate service, etc.

Publicis Groupe

The Publicis Groupe excursion is a PR and Marketing Deep Dive that gives students the opportunity to visit with four very different organizations within the field. The visit includes access to the following companies: Razorfish is marketing agency that works with the formula Creativity + Technology + Media resulting in a special chemistry that focuses on “next generation story telling.” Optimedia has clients such as Pizza Hut, T-Mobile, Nintendo, and Maybellene and lives by the motto: never settle, never stop. With the ever-changing media landscape, they are constantly in motion, developing new and adventurous innovations for clients and encouraging staff to think bigger, bolder, and outside the box. Optimedia is always looking for talented individuals who have the ambition to take the advertising world by storm and be part of the evolution you read about. MSL Group is the flagship specialty communications and events network of Publicis Groupe, the world’s third-largest communications company. With seasoned experts in everything from cause to consumer marketing, MSLGROUP puts some serious muscle — with a global punch — behind its creativity and production. PJBS is a boutique creative agency within MSL Group.

**ALL CLASS YEARS. Suggested Interests: PR, Communications, Marketing, Digital Media, Social Media, Event Planning, Experiential Marketing, Advertising.

Davidson Galleries/Artist Trust

We are excited to host our first-ever Visual and Performing Arts focused Excursion! Davidson Galleries is widely regarded as one of the premiere venues for original prints in the Pacific Northwest. Students will have the opportunity to talk with gallery managers and purchasers, as well as see an active gallery set up for a show that will open the weekend after the visit.

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. To accomplish its mission, Artist Trust raises funds from an array of sources in order to give financial grants, through a peer review process, to individual artists working in the visual, performing, media, literary, and interdisciplinary arts. They also serve as a professional information resource for artists and encourage artists to support each other. They provide recognition and support for the contributions artists make to the lives of people of Washington State and for the merit and integrity of artists’ work.

**ALL MAJORS/ALL CLASS YEARS. Suggested Interests: Visual and Performing Arts, Theater Arts, Media, Creative Writing, Music, etc.

Russell Investments/Liberty Mutual

Founded in 1936, Russell Investments is a global asset manager that focuses on portfolio construction built on strategic asset allocation, capital market insights, manager research, and portfolio implementation. With $275 billion in assets under management, Russell stands with its customers, from institutional investors and financial advisors to individual investors, in over 21 offices worldwide. Russell offers exceptional career opportunities across the globe, with offices in major financial centers like London, New York, Sydney, and Tokyo, and clients in 46 countries.

Since 1912, Liberty Mutual Insurance has been committed to providing broad, useful, and competitively-priced insurance products and services to meet customers’ needs. With more than 14,000 affinity group relationships including employers, credit unions, and professional and alumni associations, Liberty Mutual Insurance is an industry-leader in affinity marketing. Liberty Mutual is well-known for its internship and leadership rotational programs and recruits heavily at Gonzaga.

**ALL MAJORS/ALL CLASS YEARS. Suggested Interests: Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management, Economics, etc.

And… NEW this year! T-Mobile is hosting an event as part of the Seattle Trek!

Join T-Mobile’s Campus Recruiting Team for a special T-Mobile & Gonzaga University networking social. This exclusive, casual event is designed to give students an opportunity to meet and mingle with recruiters, talk about what it means to #BeMagenta, and get an overview of T-Mobile’s incredible undergraduate Internship and graduate Leaders to Executives programs. Don’t miss the opportunity to snag one of these amazing internships!  Located in the Seattle Renaissance Hotel’s East Room, from 5 to 7 p.m.

 

Interested?  To register for the Portland & Seattle Treks, visit www.ZagTrax.net >> Events.

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Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT)

Finance Professional Opportunity Alert!

One of our Gonzaga students, Sharon Greer, has recently been hired as campus representative for the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) as a result of a connection she made during the New York Trek in September. As campus rep, she will be hosting two BAT sessions in the next few weeks. Sharon has asked the Career Center & GAMP to forward the information below so Gonzaga students will have information about taking the BAT at one of the two upcoming times she has arranged. The deadline to sign up for the tests is this coming Monday, November 17th, and students can register here: https://talentsearch.bloomberginstitute.com/test_sessions/available.

When: 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 20 in Jepson room 021 and from 6- 8 p.m. Dec. 4 in Jepson room 007.  

What is the BAT?
The BAT is a multiple choice test that evaluates your abilities relative to a career in finance and then helps you to anonymously market yourself to over 20,000 employers via the Bloomberg Talent Search.  All questions on the BAT evaluate aptitude rather than knowledge so you do not need to have a background in Finance in order to do well on the test. The BAT is offered FREE of charge on Gonzaga’s campus and you can also retake the test for FREE and only your best score will be visible to employers. Students of all degrees and all levels of study are invited to take the BAT as we offer a variety of internship and full time job opportunities. (Relevant Links: www.takethebat.comBAT Sample Questions BAT Success StoriesHall of FameBloomberg Briefs, Summer Intern Challenge)

Why take it?

  1. Evaluate your strengths
  2. Discover roles in Finance
  3. Highlight your BAT score on your resume and LinkedIn profile
  4. Be contacted for local and international job opportunities
  5. Assess your Business-level English
  6. FREE on campus

Interested Gonzaga students should contact the Bloomberg Campus Representative, Sharon Greer, with questions at: sgreer2@zagmail.gonzaga.edu.

Spokane Trek Career Week Schedule of Events

SPOKANE TREK / CAREER WEEK

October 27, 2014 – Speed Mock Interviews
October 28, 2014 – All Majors Career Fair
October 29, 2014 – Engineering & Computer Science Career Fair
October 30, 2014 – Spokane Corporate Excursions (field trips)
October 30, 2014 – YPO Networking Dinner (Young Presidents’ Organization)

Speed Mock Interviews

October 27, 2014 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Cataldo – Globe Room

Approximately 35 employers come to campus to offer practice interviewing in a format similar to “speed dating.” Each student will answer one interview question with each employer, receive feedback, and move to the next employer. This event is followed by a networking social with hors d’oeuvres.

All Majors Internship & Career Fair

October 28, 2014 | Noon-4 p.m. | Cataldo – Globe Room

Come meet representatives from 50 organizations recruiting ZAGS from all majors and fields of study! Go to ZagTrax.net and click on the Events tab to view the list of employer attendees.

Engineering & Computer Science Internship & Career Fair

October 29, 2014 | Noon-4 p.m. | Cataldo – Globe Room

Come meet representatives from 53 organizations recruiting ZAGS in the Engineering and Computer Science fields! Go to ZagTrax.net and click on the Events tab to view the list of employer attendees.

Spokane Trek Corporate Excursions to Costco, Bozzi Media, Spokane Arena

October 30, 2014 | times vary depending on location selected | meet at Crosby circular driveway

Register on ZagTrax.net under the “Events” tab (limited space). Locations are based on a first-come, first-served basis, so register for your top choice ASAP! A chartered bus will drive each group of students to and from their selected organization, along with Career Center & GAMP staff as excursion hosts.  Details on each organization can be found here: http://bit.ly/SpokaneTreks14

 

YPO Networking Dinner (Young Presidents’ Organization)

October 30, 2014 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Herak Club Room

Register to attend this elite event on ZagtTrax.net (hurry, limited seating available). This highly coveted opportunity allows students to hear career tips and advice from a panel of leaders of organizations who have risen to the top at a young age. This event includes a panel discussion followed by a plated dinner and networking social. YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) connects chief executives in a global peer network unlike any other. Founded in 1950 in New York City by a young president named Ray Hickok, the organization unites 22,000 business leaders in more than 125 countries around a shared mission: Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange™. See http://www.ypo.org for more information!

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JP Morgan’s Pre-Internship Events

This is a great opportunity for diverse Gonzaga students, including LGBT students, Black, Hispanic and Native Americans, and women in any major! Click the links below to apply to participate. The application deadline is this Sunday, October 12th, and the events are in November and December. These are highly competitive events, but offer a unique opportunity to learn information about J.P. Morgan’s commitment to hiring diverse candidates and women!
 

THE EXPERIENCE WILL INSPIRE YOU.
What’s it like working at one of the world’s leading financial services firms?

Apply to attend a J.P. Morgan pre-internship event.

You’ll have the opportunity to shadow our employees, attend skill-building sessions and network with inspiring people. And you’ll see what it’s like to work in our Corporate & Investment Bank, Asset Management and Corporate businesses.

 

WINNING WOMEN San Francisco

Apply by: Sunday, October 12, 2014 Event date: Friday, November 14, 2014

Open to: Women in their junior year from any major Click Here to Apply

 

LAUNCHING LEADERS New York

Apply by: Sunday, October 26, 2014 Event date: Friday, December 5, 2014

Open to: Black, Hispanic and Native American juniors from any major Click Here to Apply

 

PROUD TO BE New York

Apply by: Sunday, October 12, 2014 Event date: Friday, November 14, 2014

Open to: LGBT students in their junior year from any major Click Here to Apply

 

WINNING WOMEN New York

Apply by: Sunday, October 12, 2014 Event date: Friday, November 21, 2014

Open to: Women in their junior year from any major Click Here to Apply

 

LAUNCHING LEADERS Chicago

Apply by: Sunday, October 12, 2014 Event date: Friday, November 7, 2014

Open to: Black, Hispanic and Native American juniors from any major Click Here to Apply

CIA comes to Gonzaga 27 October

Join the CIA National Clandestine Service for an Information Session

October 27, 2014  |  4 to 5 pm  |  Jepson, room 114

Learn about the exciting positions available right now within the National Clandestine Service of the Central Intelligence Agency.

  • Are you a U.S. Citizen?
  • Do you have good interpersonal, writing, and briefing skills?
  • Do you have a foreign language or are willing to learn one?
  • Have you traveled, lived or worked overseas?
  • Are you interested in a diverse work environment with opportunity for growth?
  • Do you want to serve your nation and be part of something great?
  • Are you interested in foreign events and current affairs?

If you answered “yes” to the above, then you may be qualified to join a dynamic team of government professionals who are helping to safeguard the United States.

The National Clandestine Service (NCS) serves as the clandestine arm of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the national authority for the coordination, de-confliction, and evaluation of clandestine operations across the Intelligence Community of the United States.

Visit our website: www.cia.gov

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