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September 2016

White app with corners 2 CareerBuzz
   September 2016
7 Ways Your Resume is Boring or Like Everyone Else's
boring resume

"Your resume needs to do two things: it needs to capture the hiring manager's attention - and it needs to motivate him or her to pick up the phone and call you for an interview. If you look and sound like everyone else, you have no competitive advantage. Therefore, you've provided the HR person with zero motivation to pick up the phone, call you, and schedule an interview."


Connections Kickoff
Tuesday, Sept. 20th
5 pm - 7 pm
Gorecki Fireside, CSB

Get ahead of your competition by meeting and networking with companies and alums that recruit on-campus! Click HERE for a list of participating companies.
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Career Fairs this Month

Sports Internship & Career Fair
Thursday, Sept. 22, 12 pm - 3 pm
Target Field, Minneapolis

Career Day
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 10 am - 2 pm
Atwood, St. Cloud State University

Science & Engineering Job & Internship Fair
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 12 - 3:30 pm
Atwood, St. Cloud State University

HERE for more information on these events.
Bennie and Johnnie Spotlights

Alum: Joe Long, '13 ECON Major
Season Ticket Sales/Service Executive - Minnesota Twins Baseball

"Breaking into the sports industry can be difficult and frustrating. I would suggest applying to as many internships and entry-level positions as possible. Before the interview process, reach out to people within that specific organization. Current sports professionals faced the same difficulty and will be as helpful as possible. Last and probably most important, get a well-rounded education. Luckily, this is exactly what you will receive with a degree from CSB/SJU."

Joe Long
Intern: Jacqulyn Schoenecker, '17 ACCT Major
Summer Finance Associate - Medtronic

"I learned the importance of hands-on experience. I was able to take what I learned in the classroom and and apply it in a real-life situation. It was amazing how many times I'd be working on something and the concept that I had a hard time grasping in the classroom would finally 'click' in my head!" 
Jacqulyn Schoenecker
CSB|SJU Career Services
CSB: Academic Services Building, 320.363.5707
SJU: Mary Hall 10, 320.363.3236
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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