By: Career and Professional Development When it comes to identifying what to teach students in order to prepare for their futures beyond Gonzaga, there are many important skills that quickly come to mind. We train students on how to prepare their resumes, where to find jobs, who to network with, and much more, yet there

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By: Career and Professional Development Question:  “Why do you want an internship?”  Answers:  “Well, I heard it will look good on a resume.” “It will give me a chance to practice what I’ve learned in class. You know, to see what it’s like on a job in the real world.” “I heard you can’t get

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By: Career & Professional Development Registration opens November 4 for the 2017 Portland and Seattle Treks. Held in January, just before the start of the spring semester, these two annual events bring students, alumni and employers together for a full day of discovery and networking. This year, students can register for either or both directly

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By: Career & Professional Development And that means great opportunities for ANY Zag to engage in professional growth and development. Whether this is your Zag’s first or last year on campus, October’s Career Month is designed to equip students.   Asking questions and exploring possibilities helps make decisions. Holding conversation kindles understanding and relationships.  

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By: Christine Ryman “Why should an incoming, first-year student even THINK about a first-time visit to Gonzaga Career and Professional Development?” “Isn’t this Center just for Juniors or Seniors getting ready to graduate and look for jobs?” No! In fact, CPD has created a Four-Year Program for professional growth and development with approachable goals and

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By Anne McNicholl Career & Professional Development A San Diego family has fallen for the charm of Spokane as Anne McNicholl is a proud mother of two Gonzaga students. Danamarie, a junior Broadcast and Electronic Media major, just returned from her time abroad in Madrid.  Collin, a freshman, followed in his sisters’ footsteps and is enjoying his first year. You can find

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By: Danamarie McNichol-Carter, Career Center As you walk in the main floor of College Hall it’s hard to miss the photo wall full of smiling Trustees and Regents that support our Gonzaga Community. On April 8 your students had the opportunity see those smiles come to life in a Networking and Career Development event with some

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By: Danamarie McNicholl-Carter, Career Center My name is Danamarie McNicholl-Carter. I am a sophomore at Gonzaga University and the current Employer Outreach and Communications Intern at the Career Center & GAMP. Part of my job description entails making sure your student knows about the invaluable career development opportunities hosted by the Career Center each year.

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By: Meredith Aronson, Career Center What a busy fall semester! Here at the Career Center & GAMP, we just wrapped up a very successful Spokane Trek Week in mid-October—a week full of events such as our Speed Mock Interviews, two of the biggest Career Fairs we have ever hosted, and Spokane Corporate Excursions to some

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By: Robin Guevara, Student Employment It might seem a bit early to think about spring — much less summer — but right when students return after winter break for the spring semester, they will have the opportunity to apply for either summer financial aid, or summer work study. The ONLY way for students to be

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