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. 

Finding Part-Time Work and Experiences This Fall

By Dani Amtmann and Holly Tate 

So, you need to find a part-time job? On-and off-campus jobs and work-study experiences help you gain new skills, make connections (and money!), and add valuable work and career readiness competencies to your resume. There are all kinds of opportunities out there—you just have to know how, when, and where to find them! Use these tips below to help you get started: 

Five Tips for Creating a Great Profile on LinkedIn

Young woman looking at a laptop

By Johanna Seasonwein, Associate Director of Employer Engagement, University Career Center

Regardless of where you are in your college journey, LinkedIn is the best place to start building your brand—the story you want to tell to potential employers about who you are (your values), what you can do (your skills), and what you’re passionate about (your interests). 

It’s also the #1 place where recruiters go to source candidates and check out applicants to their positions. 

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! 

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