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Post Grad Service Panel – FREE PIZZA 12:10 Thur 3/1

Attention Gonzaga students interested in Service Work after graduation:  Come learn information about various opportunities from a panel of service organization volunteers!  Hear stories, ask questions, and enjoy FREE PIZZA!! AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, JVC, and ACE will all be here to answer your questions!

Date:  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012

Time:  12:10 to 1 p.m.

Location:  COLLEGE HALL, ROOM 101

 

No Idea How to Ace an Interview? We’ve Got an Answer for You!

Join us for Spring Speed Mock Interviews on February 22nd at 6 pm in the Herak Club Room.  This is a fun and interactive event that allows you to brush up on your interviewing skills with immediate feedback from employers and alumni.

How does it work? Interviewers sit a a table with a different question and the participants rotate round the room.  After 2 minutes for the answer of the question, your interviewer will give you immediate feedback for improvement!

Who can participate? Any student, regardless of year or major, is welcomed to join!  Especially students who have never had a “real” interview…this is perfect practice!

When is the event? Feb. 22 at 6 pm in the Herak Club Room

Register today (space is limited) by e-mailing careercenter@gonzaga.edu

Interested in a Career in Politics, Public Relations and Communications?

Come speak with alumna guest speaker Daniella Cendejas (’04), Project Manager for The Strategy Group, a consulting firm specializing in direct mail advertising for political campaigns.

The event will be held Monday February 7th, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM in The Road to Bali, Crosby Student Ctr.

Bio of Our Guest Speaker:

Danielle Cendejas is a Project Manager for The Strategy Group, a consulting firm specializing in direct mail advertising for political campaigns. She manages production and accounting operations and assists with the creation of campaign mail plans for the firm’s Los Angeles office. Prior to joining The Strategy Group in 2009, Danielle was a member of President Barack Obama’s campaign team starting as a field organizer in New Hampshire. After the Primary, she worked on the field teams in New Jersey and Texas and then worked on the Delegate Operations Team in the campaign’s headquarters. During the general election, Danielle served as the Deputy Southwest Political Director and finished the campaign in New Mexico. She also was the Entertainment Coordinator for the Presidential Inauguration Committee’s Youth Ball.Danielle has also worked for the California State Senate Majority Leader as a district representative and a field coordinator on a top targeted congressional race. Danielle graduated from Gonzaga University in 2004 and currently resides in Rosemead, CA.

Stuck at what to do post graduation? Needing to figure out an internship for the summer?

Consider joining us on the Portland (Jan. 4th) or Seattle (Jan.6-7th) Treks!

All majors and years are welcomed and encouraged to participate.

To Register for either Portland or Seattle, simply go to: https://gonzaga-csm.symplicity.com/events/register.php?&

The treks are a unique opportunity to experience corporate culture first hand through corporate excursions.  In addition to the corporate visits, the plan on attending Career Fairs and networking socials.  (Great way to meet other Zags!)

Portland, January 4th

Excursion #1: Nike/Columbia  (Space is LIMITED)

Excursion #2: Regence/adidas (Deadline to Register is Tuesday Dec. 21st)

Excursion #3: Trailblazers/Widmer Brothers

Excursion #4: HP/Kraft Foods  (Deadline to Register is Tuesday Dec. 21st)

Seattle, January 6-7th

Excursion #1: Boeing

Excursion #2: Microsoft (Deadline to Register is Tuesday Dec. 21st)

Excursion #3: Nordstrom

Excursion #4: Experience Music Project with Non-Profit Panel

Excursion #5: PACCAR/Turner Construction

Excursion #6: Mercer/Accenture  (Deadline to Register is Tuesday Dec. 21st)

Excursion #7: F5 Networks/Amazon.com

Excursion #8: Redhook/Wizards of the Coast

Excursion #9: University of Washington Medical Center (Deadline to Register is Tuesday Dec. 21st)


What is a corporate excursion? A corporate excursion typically includes a tour, Q&A with recruiters and alumni while learning about hiring processes. An excursion is first hand approach to gaining insight to corporate culture, products, mission and career paths of current employees.  This event is exclusive to Gonzaga students only.

What is a deep dive excursion? We have been fortunate to have excursion hosts which request more time with our students.  When this occurs, we structure our excursion to give more flexibility and time with hosts to richer experiences for participants.  The deep dive excursions are intense and are recommended for students.

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the Career Center at careercenter@gonzaga.edu.

Get Ready to Trek!

The GAMP/Career Center is proud to announce the 9th & 10th Annual Portland/Seattle Treks!  The treks are a unique opportunity to experience corporate culture first hand through corporate excursions.

What is a corporate excursion? A corporate excursion typically includes a tour, Q&A with recruiters and alumni while learning about hiring processes. An excursion is first hand approach to gaining insight to corporate culture, products, mission and career paths of current employees.  This event is exclusive to Gonzaga students only.

Portland

Excursion #1: Nike/Columbia

Excursion #2: Regence/adidas

Excursion #3: Trailblazers/Widmer Brothers

Excursion #4: HP/Kraft Foods

Seattle

Excursion #1: Boeing

Excursion #2: Microsoft

Excursion #3: Nordstrom

Excursion #4: Experience Music Project with Non-Profit Panel

Excursion #5: PACCAR/Turner Construction

Excursion #6: Mercer/Accenture

Excursion #7: F5 Networks/Amazon.com

Excursion #8: Redhook/Wizards of the Coast

Excursion #9: Providence Health Services/ University of Washington Medical Center

In addition to the visits of corporations, the Treks also consist of career fairs and networking socials with local alumni.

Overall, this is one fantastic event for overall career development process.  For more information or to register, http://tiny.cc/gamp2011.

Get Ready to Rock… the Fair

As “Career Week” and the “Business & Liberal Arts Career Fair” rapidly approach, we would like to make you aware of the ways that the Career Center & GAMP is here to support and

Here is a schedule of the upcoming Career Week Events for:

(Monday, November 8th –  Friday, November 12th)

Monday, Nov. 8:

Speed Mock Interviews 6:30-8:30pm                 Herak Room

Tuesday, Nov. 9:

Career Fair 12:00-4:00pm                 Cataldo

To view a list of the employers attending the fair visit: http://tiny.cc/788xi

Wednesday, Nov. 10:

Corporate Excursions 1:30-3:30pm                   Downtown Spokane

Inland Northwest Health Services, 1:30-3:30

Visit St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute to learn about INHS’ various cutting edge technologies, patient care and more.  Meet staff members from various sectors of the INHS business to learn more about  career opportunities in fields in health care.

Focus on Academic Majors: Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Human Physiology, Computer Science. ***MBA, Health Care Administration***

(Note: Students interested in the general field of health care are highly encouraged to attend this Trek track.)

For more information, go to: http://www.inhs.info/

Desautel Hege Communications, 1:30-3:30

Learn about the brand of Desautel Hege Communications in a presentation aimed at highlighting the communication agency function as well as pro/cons of different professional avenues within the field.

Focus on Academic Majors: Public Relations, Applied Communications, Advertising, Marketing, Liberal Arts

(Note: On this excursion, space is extremely limited.  Per request of host, students who have not been exposed to the brand of Desautel Hege are encouraged to participate.)

For more information, go to: http://www.desautelhege.com/

Next IT, 1:30-3:30

Have you asked Spike a question on Gonzaga’s website?  Or asked Jenn a question on Alaska Airlines site?  If so, you have been a customer of Next IT’s innovative real-time customer service interface using their Human Emulation Software.  On this track learn how Next IT recruits all majors from business to psychology to form a cutting edge service.

Focus on Academic Majors:  Computer Science, Communications, Business, Marketing, Computer Engineering or any liberal arts degree.

For more information, go to: http://www.nextit.com/

Thursday, Nov. 11:

Résumé & Cover Letter Workshop                             12-1 pm                                                Road to Bali

Friday, Nov. 12:

How to Work a Room Workshop 12:00-1:00pm    Road to Bali

Spokane Trek Networking Social 5:30-8:00pm     Barrister Winery

To register and learn more about Career Week Events please visit: http://tiny.cc/1ni3r

We look forward to working with you!

Announcing the Spokane Trek!

The Career Center/GAMP office is excited to announce the first annual Spokane Trek!  If you can’t join us for Portland or Seattle, consider this your introduction to the program.  This year the Spokane Trek will feature visits to three regional employers who have various career paths for liberal arts students.  If you are interested learning more about internship and full-time opportunities at these sites, while gaining insight to corporate climate plan on joining us!

Mark your calendars now!  November 10th, 1:30-3:30.

Note: Space on these excursions is limited first come first serve.

To register for the Spokane Trek, simply go to: http://tiny.cc/1ni3r

Inland Northwest Health Services, 1:30-3:30

Visit St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute to learn about INHS’ various cutting edge technologies, patient care and more.  Meet staff members from various sectors of the INHS business to learn more about  career opportunities in fields in health care.

Focus on Academic Majors: Nursing, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Human Physiology, Computer Science.

(Note: Students interested in the general field of health care are highly encouraged to attend this Trek track.)

For more information, go to: http://www.inhs.info/

Desautel Hege Communications, 1:30-3:30

Learn about the brand of Desautel Hege Communications in a presentation aimed at highlighting the communication agency function as well as pro/cons of different professional avenues within the field.

Focus on Academic Majors: Public Relations, Applied Communications, Advertising, Marketing, Liberal Arts

(Note: On this excursion, space is extremely limited.  Per request of host, students who have not been exposed to the brand of Desautel Hege are encouraged to participate.)

For more information, go to: http://www.desautelhege.com/

Next IT, 1:30-3:30

Have you asked Spike a question on Gonzaga’s website?  Or asked Jenn a question on Alaska Airlines site?  If so, you have been a customer of Next IT’s innovative real-time customer service interface using their Human Emulation Software.  On this track learn how Next IT recruits all majors from business to psychology to form a cutting edge service.

Focus on Academic Majors:  Computer Science, Communications, Business, Marketing, Computer Engineering or any liberal arts degree.

For more information, go to: http://www.nextit.com/

Liberty Mutual Information Session!

Your first job out of college should put your knowledge to the test. It should also be full of opportunity, and it should let you take what you’ve learned to the next level. Apply the knowledge you’ve learned through your education at Gonzaga to a rewarding career in Insurance.  College Hires are essential to Liberty Mutual’s fundamental business. Open positions are located in a variety of key business functions including: Claims, Underwriting, Product, and Business Systems. Positions will be located in: Seattle, WA, Liberty Lake, WA, and Portland, OR.

Our training programs offer you the chance to build on your academic success and develop  decision making skills that can advance your career.

Join us November 4th at 6:00 p.m. for PIZZA and a chance to learn more about our great opportunities, benefits and training programs. Event to be held in the Crosby Student Center, Road to Bali Room. We look forward to seeing you there!

Welcome Class of 2014!

We are getting excited for New Student Orientation! During graduation, the Career Center asked Seniors to give some advice to the incoming Class of 2014. Curious what they had to say? Check it out! For GU Alumni, what advice would you give to a new Zag?

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Check Out These ZagTrax Openings!

Although summer is here, your Gonzaga Career Center is still open!  We are here to coach you throughout the summer through resume reviews, job search tips and coaching along with interview prep!  From recent graduates to current students, consider us your one stop shop for your career development!   If you need to kick start your career development, e-mail us at careercenter@gonzaga.edu.  Our friendly staff is willing and happy to answer your questions.

If you are still job hunting (or even internship hunting for that matter) keep in mind ZagTrax! The positions listed below are about to close on our internal job board… does one spark your interest?  Consider applying!  Go to ZagTrax, under Job Postings search with the listed ID #.  Make sure to note the various deadlines!I s your resume not quite perfect yet?  That’s okay, we can help with that too!

  • Advertising Coordinator (Full Time), ID# 4615 (Closes 5/12)
  • Senior Electrical and Controls, ID# 4732 (Closes 5/12)
  • Accounting Internship, ID# 4180 (Closes 5/15)
  • E-Commerce Internship, ID# 4181 (Closes 5/15)
  • Finance Internship, ID# 4178  (Closes 5/15)
  • IT Internship, ID# 4719 (Closes 5/15)
  • Marketing Specialist, ID# 4517 (Closes 5/15)
  • Inside Account Service Rep (Full Time), ID # 4775 (Closes 5/17)
  • Commercial Real Estate Trainee (Full Time),  ID# 4793 (Closes 5/21)
  • Engineer (Full Time), ID# 4784 (Closes 5/21)
  • Software Engineer Intern, ID# 4714 (Closes 5/21)
  • Membership Services Representative (Full Time), ID# 5 (Closes 5/22)
  • Reservation Agent (Summer Job), ID# 4711 (Closes 5/22)
  • Student Development & Retention (Full Time), ID# 4755 (Closes 5/25)
  • Area Director Non-Profit, ID# 4731 (Closes 5/25)
  • Proprietary Equities trader, ID# 4446 (Closes 5/26)
  • Human Resources Internship, ID#  4753 (Closes 5/28)
  • Online Marketing Internship, ID# 4619 (Closes  5/28)
  • Technology Instructor, ID# 4804 (Closes 5/28)
  • Information Technology Entry-Level, ID# 3763 (Closes 5/29)
  • Public Information Intern, ID# 4763 (Closes 5/29)
  • Summer Purchasing Intern, ID# 4776 (Closes 5/29)
  • Traffic Intern, ID# 4762 (Closes 5/29)
  • Journalism Internship, ID# 4137 (Closes 5/31)
  • Mathematics Instructor, ID# 4745 (Closes 6/1)
  • Mathematics/Science Instructor, ID# 4746 (Closes 6/1)
  • Middle School Teacher, ID 4789 (Closes 6/1)
  • Tax Manager, ID# 4549 (Closes 6/1)
  • Tax Manager-Wealth Services, ID# 4550 (Closes 6/1)
  • Radio Street Team Intern, ID# 4250 (Closes 6/4)
  • Events Production Coordinator  (Full Time), ID# 4772 (Closes 6/6)
  • Analysts Internship: Trading/Wealth Management/Research, ID# 4657 (Closes 6/7)
  • Clinical Services Manager, ID# 4791 (Closes 6/9)

(Can’t remember your ZagTrax password?  Not a problem!  Give us a call at 313-4234 or e-mail: careercenter@gonzaga.edu to get it reset!)

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