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Nov. 15: Career information session

Career Center Services at Metropolitan State University is organizing an informational session for those interested in careers in natural resources management and environmental stewardship.

Three state and federal agencies to present are Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and US Fish and Wildlife. The event will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Nov. 15 at the Saint Paul Campus, Science Education Center, room 115, 664 East 6th Street.

Register for the event at this link: https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/100403

The event is open to Metropolitan State students and alumni. Dress is business casual. For questions, call the Career Center at 651-793-1528 or e-mail career.center@metrostate.edu.

Sept. 13: 2017 Diversity Networking and Jobs Fair

Metropolitan State University’s career event of the year.

Meet over 30 employers who are intent on hiring Metropolitan State students and alumni.

Event runs from  2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13 at the Student Center, Saint Paul Campus.

Attendees get a $5 coupon good at Alimama’s in the Student Center. A sitting for a free professional photo for LinkedIn profile is also available.  Prep for the fair with alumni coaches.

Register for the fair at www.metrostate.edu/job-fair

For information contact the Career Center at  (651) 793-1528 or visit www.metrostate.edu/career

June 28: Career Info Session with Target Retail Group

Target is seeking Metropolitan State students and alumni to hire as leaders within its stores. Company representatives would like to meet students who are naturally comfortable leading others and who want to develop themselves further through Target’s Executive Team Leader program.

Students with desire to motivate a large group of individuals towards a common goal will have the opportunity to excel. Once hired, all new executives will go through a six-week Target welcome that will entail shadowing a successful executive in a training store.

Register, prepare, and attend this info session to meet a panel of recruiters and employees from Target to learn what your career could be like there.

WHEN: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, June 28
WHERE: Ecolab (Lib 302), Metropolitan State University, Saint Paul Campus

OPEN TO: All Metropolitan State students and alumni
REGISTER: Handshake events Target Retail Group Career Infosession at https://app.joinhandshake.com/events/55734/share_preview

Phone: 651.793.1528 
Email: career.center@metrostate.edu
Visit Career Center at FH 110


May 31: Resume and job search workshop

Are you currently looking for a new job? Do you need professional advice to spruce up your resume? “Who you gonna call?” Ok, no need to answer that last question. But if you answered any, or all, of the previous two questions with an emphatic ‘YES!’ then Career Center is here to help.

Metropolitan State University’s Career Center is hosting a Resume and Job Search Workshop on the Saint Paul campus.

This event is just in time for graduating seniors and students who are preparing to embark on a job search, or for students who are looking for a professional advice to spruce up their resumes.

The workshop is a great way to learn about the current “best practices” in resume development, and some of the most effective ways to go about looking for a job with a special emphasis on networking. You will leave with a specific action plan and hopefully, renewed energy.

WHEN:   4 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 31
WHERE: Metropolitan State Saint Paul Campus, Science Building, SEC 115
FOR WHOM:  All majors, all minors, grad students and alumni
QUESTIONS: Contact Career Center at 651.793.1528
EMAIL: career.center@metrostate.edu

REGISTER FOR THE EVENT IN HANDSHAKE: https://metrostate.joinhandshake.com/events/52882/share_preview

Getting started with LinkedIn

Coming out of college with your new degree is a most satisfying moment. Yet moving out into the workforce remains one of the most difficult changes for any graduate.

When it involves getting a job, there’s an adage: “It’s not what you know; it’s who you know.” Making these connections was extremely difficult. But with the Internet and services like LinkedIn, that saying can now be read as: “It’s about what you know, what you’ve done, who you know and who you’ve yet to meet.”

LinkedIn is a handy website that many professional job hunters turn to find a job, and many employers turn to find talented, prospective, employees. LinkedIn displays your profile in terms of your work and education history. Making a good LinkedIn page can be easier than working with Facebook, and it’s free.

Continue reading Getting started with LinkedIn

April 13: Law Enforcement Opportunities Career Fair

LEOlogo_medium-H.gifMetropolitan State hosts the Law Enforcement Opportunities 25th Annual Career Fair, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Wednesday, April 13, at the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Education Center, Brooklyn Park. This event is free and open to the public.

The career fair provides an opportunity for attendees to meet representatives from law enforcement, criminal justice, corrections and higher education to learn about career and educational opportunities in these professions. Representatives from local, county, state and federal law enforcement, criminal justice, corrections agencies and higher education institutions recruit and provide information on job openings and educational requirements.

Law Enforcement Opportunities is dedicated to promoting and increasing cultural diversity in law enforcement, criminal justice and corrections; providing education to communities of color and women regarding career opportunities within these professions; and assisting law enforcement, criminal justice, educational organizations, and corrections agencies in the recruitment of these populations. For more information visit this link.