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Career Events Heading Your Way This Week!

With the last few weeks of the 2009-2010 Academic year upon us, the Career Center is in full swing!  Check out some of these great events coming your way….

  • Have a quick question from a job application to a quick resume check?  If so, join us for Drop-In Hours Tuesday from 12-1.  Staff is on hand to answer your questions and no appointment needed!
  • Stuck on getting your resume or cover letter started?  Make sure to join us for “Resume and Cover Letter Workshop“, Tuesday from 4-5 pm.
  • If networking makes you nervous, join us for our spring A.S.K. (Alumni Sharing Knowledge) event on Wednesday night.  You’ll hear tips and tricks for “How to Work a Room” with poise and confidence.
  • Last Resumania of the year is this Thursday!  We provide the pizza while you bring your resume to get reviewed.  (Pretty good deal, right?)  Join us between 12-1.
  • Handling numerous one-on-one coaching appointments (Need one? E-mail

The Career Happenings this Week….

Hey Class of 2010, before all the Senior Week activities get underway…consider swinging by the Career Center/ GAMP office to get guidance in your last weeks here on campus. From individual coaching to workshops and seminars, there is a vast assortment of tools and resources for every major!

  • Don’t forget about the Spring Etiquette Dinner! Mark your calendar for March 30th (Flex, Bulldog Bucks, Cash and Check accepted!)
  • Looking for a chance to network with fellow Zags?  Join us tomorrow at Next IT/Gonzaga networking event. RSVP today to    For full event details, go here.
  • Curious what to do with your liberal arts degree?  Join us for our Liberal Arts Seminar (3/24) at 7:30 pm in Road to Bali.
  • Join us for “Job Search in your Major Workshop” (3/25) from 12:30-1:30. (Road to Utopia)  RSVP to
  • Join Belinda for “Social Media for Job Hunters” from 1:30 to 2:30 (Career Center) this Friday!  We will review different strategies for optimizing social media brand.  RSVP to
  • Handling numerous one-on-one coaching appointments (Need one? E-mail
  • Hosting 3 GAMP Orientation sessions.  Have you signed up to get a mentor yet?  If not, get one by e-mailing

Happy Fat Tuesday!

Happy Fat Tuesday everyone!

Here in the Career Center, we are busy with Partnership in Employment Week!

  • Hosting Internship Panel, tomorrow from 7:30-8:30 Rd to Bali (Crosby).  This panel will give you insight to landing a great internship for summer of 2010!
  • Providing pizza for February’s Resumania Thursday from 12-1. You just need to provide your resume while enjoying lunch!
  • Launching Monopolize Your February promotion.  A fun way to get involved with our events while having the chance to win prizes.  (Who doesn’t like that?)
  • Prepping for Partnership in Employment Fair (2/24). Check out the registered employers by going to: www.
  • Recruiting employers to participate in our Speed Mock Interviews (2/23).  Would you like to participate?  Spaces are filling up! E-mail us ASAP at
  • Handling numerous one-on-one coaching appointments (Need one? E-mail
  • Hosting 3 GAMP Orientation sessions.  Have you signed up to get a mentor yet?  If not, get one by e-mailing
  • Accepting registrations for the 2010 Bay Area Treks!  Don’t miss this great opportunity.  Check out full details here.

So, if the number of days from graduation is giving you a bit of a panic attack, swing on by…we are happy to help you!!

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