Student Career Preparation
The Johnnie Network lives and breathes through your commitment fellow alumni and current students. Sharing your experience, insights, and networks helps to propel our students into meaningful careers.
We invite you to volunteer with the below programs created by our Student Preparation Committee on the Saint John’s Alumni Association Board in partnership with the CSB/SJU Experiential and Professional Development office and the CSB Alumnae Association Board.
Provide internship opportunities for current students.
InterAction – Grab coffee or lunch with a current CSB/SJU student to have casual networking conversations and share career advice.
Handshake - Handshake is an online database that students can browse for opportunities (jobs, internships, full-time service, fellowships and undergraduate research), apply online, research companies, and schedule on-campus int erviews. Faculty and Staff are welcome to access Handshake and view its contents.
Handshake 101 - Instructions on how to best utilize Handshake can be found here.
SEAM – The Student Exploration through Alum Mentorship (SEAM) program provides Bennie and Johnnie sophomores with an inside look at the working world. The program is built around a 3-day job shadow experience with an optional homestay component.
Career Related Activities – Volunteer your time to interact with students at various career related events throughout the year such as Career Expo on campus or the JIFR reception in the Twin Cities.
Career Closet – A need based on-campus closet that provides students with professional business attire at no cost to them.