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!
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:
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.
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.
Want to land a great job after graduation? Employers are looking for well-rounded students who have real-world experience; but how exactly do you get “experience”? Whether it be through an internship, job, service learning, or volunteer assignment, gaining experience is a great way to apply what you’re learning in the classroom and through extracurriculars in the “real world.” It’s also a great opportunity to develop some important professional skills such as navigating workplace culture, working in teams, and helping to solve problems.
In this widespread pandemic context, international students are facing a pivotal challenge in planning their career paths. Many things in their lives are full of uncertainty at this time, and their career planning is especially being greatly affected by the current situation. The University of Oregon Career Center provides career consulting and advice to help international students become successful in their career paths.
Briselda Molina is currently supporting UO Dreamers* as an intern for the UO Dreamers Working Group (DWG) and as a liaison for the Dreamers Student Advisory Board. She is a graduate student at Oregon State University studying College Student Services Administration and hopes to pursue her PhD in Counseling and Psychology at the University of Oregon. She is a proud mama of one boy and two girls.
Summer is just around the corner! Whether you are back in your hometown or living the quarantine life here in Eugene, this summer is 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!
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!
“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!