Ducks Around the World: Amanda Isberg in Egypt

Many Ducks aspire to migrate across the globe after graduation, and alumna Amanda Isberg was one of them. She travelled more than 5,000 miles from the UO to her current position at the Schutz American School in Alexandria, Egypt. We caught up with Amanda to get some insight on her career journey and picked her brain for some advice to our Ducks who are interested in careers around the world. 

Do Students Really Get Jobs at the Career and Internship Expo? Sarah Did!

A student learns about Alsco at a previous job fair

Alsco isn’t a place to simply have a job. It is a place to build a career—one that you’re proud of; one that energizes and motivates you. Alsco recruits driven students and recent graduates for rotational internships and graduate training programs. New employees learn the business holistically and can move into leadership quickly. UO alumna Sarah Liang, BS ’21, is doing just that!

Spring Career Fair Checklist: What’s a Duck to Do?

Students attend the Winter 2022 Career Fair

By Bethel Sishu, Peer Coach

The Spring 2022 Career Fair is coming up on April 14 from 1:00–5:00 p.m. in the EMU Ballroom. This event, with more than 70 employers coming to campus from dozens of different industries, this a great opportunity for any student to explore what jobs are available in today’s market and begin to make connections with employers you want to work for in the future. 

Career Fair Explorer with Kroger

Tina Ford of Kroger meets students at the 2019 Fall Career Fair

It’s easy to make assumptions as you walk around a career fair, limiting the types of employers you interact with to a particular industry or well-known brand with fancy giveaways. Can you ever really have too many free pens? However, you never know what opportunities are out there until you take a chance and chat with a recruiter. You might find out that there is a great internship that fits your skills and passions that you never would have considered if you didn't stop and introduce yourself.

Find Your Future: Public Service and Nonprofit Careers For All Majors

You want to make a difference in the world. Why wait?! Find your future opportunities to be the change you want to see at the Public Service and Nonprofit Careers Fair on October 22, 1:00–3:00 p.m. via Handshake. The Public Service and Nonprofit Careers Fair is for any students interested in a job or internship in public service, government, social service, or the nonprofit sector—or students who want to learn about potential future opportunities, even if you’re not ready to apply right now.

Find Your Future: Tech Careers For All Majors (Not Just Tech)!

Interested in exploring a future career in technology? Maybe you’re not a technical major and you’re wondering if there is a path for you into tech. We’ve got you covered with our upcoming Tech Careers Fair on October 22, noon–2:00 p.m. via Handshake. If you’re curious about a career in tech, there are roles for you to explore at the fair, regardless of your major.

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