In an effort to give our students a competitive edge in the job market, the Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program/Career Center has organized the Seattle and Portland Treks during the upcoming semester break. These events will allow students to meet representatives from some of the top organizations in the region and to develop contacts with alumni

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Last week the Career Center/GAMP office hosted our Career Week, featuring the Spokane Trek.  The week was filled with different opportunities for students to learn about internship and full-time opportunities post Gonzaga.  We wanted to share with Gonzaga Parents & Families the highlights for the week, and some upcoming events to be aware of. A

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Your Zag is now entering into their third year at Gonzaga.  You understand the lingo and language, the ebb and flow of the calendar and getting familiar with the “lay of the land”.  You may be wondering, “What’s next for my Zag?” Junior year students find themselves entering into higher level course work, specific to

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Preventing Mad Hatters at the Dinner Table We all know the scene from the movie:  Prim and proper Alice is bombarded by the Mad Hatter at a rather unorthodox tea party.  From interrupting, unwelcoming Alice to the table, not listening to one another and to overall poor manners, the Mad Hatter and March Hare are

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Here in the Career Center we consider ourselves to be coaches for every step in scope of professional development.   It’s a fun element of our jobs, the ability to work one-on-one with all academic majors and years to help perfect the resume, polish interviewing skills, research internship opportunities or coach students into their future career

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The GAMP/Career Center staff spend months planning and preparing for the Portland and Seattle Treks.  The logistics of transporting 130 students in Portland and 220 in Seattle with consideration for weather, meals and traffic can be a nightmare. We make itineraries with emergency contact numbers, and on the day of the event we are prepared

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Question: Why should freshmen attend the Portland or Seattle Trek? Answer: Freshmen are encouraged to participate because it provides an early introduction into some important career development experiences and conversations. The speakers at the luncheon, the networking social, and women’s symposium all offer great career advice and perspective that encourage students to be proactive and

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