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.

Find Your Future: Business Careers for All Majors (Not Just Business!)

Looking for an awesome job after graduation or a summer internship? No matter your major, if you have an interest in sales, marketing, human resources, operations, customer service and support, finance, consulting, management, or other business-related roles—the Business Careers Fair is the career fair for you! Join us via Handshake on October 22, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

At the fair, you can talk directly with recruiters hiring in:

Experience is EVERYWHERE!

By Holly Tate, Job and Internship Developer, and Colleen Lewis, Events Coordinator

Summer is just around the corner! Looks a little different than you were imagining, huh? Whether you are back in your hometown or living the quarantine life here in Eugene, this summer is still FILLED with potential and opportunities for you to build up the skills and experiences needed to help you land future internships and jobs. It’s time to get creative, think outside the box, and put your skills to good use wherever you are this summer through volunteerism! 

Five Tips for Making Meaningful Connections at Virtual Networking Events

By Johanna Seasonwein, Associate Director for Employer Engagement

1. Prep your space (and your tech)

Take a good look at the space around you. What will the people on the other side of the camera see and hear? Make sure you have a quiet space where you can close the door and let others around you know you’ll be on a video call. And check for clutter—no one wants to see your pile of laundry on the bed behind you!

The Digital World is Flat: Alumni Networking is Easier and More Important than Ever

Members of UO Alumni Association

By Sara Mason, Job and Internship Developer

“I’m a Duck; are you a Duck?” 

This is what the stranger who eagerly tapped my shoulder said to me while I was traveling in Switzerland, wearing a University of Oregon T-shirt. 

“Yes, I am a Duck,” I answered, and then we burst into connections about the campus, faculty, Eugene, Oregon, and more. This is the power of being a Duck: Wherever we’ve flown, we grew on the same grounds and leaped from the same nest!

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