News

News & Articles from Career Services

  • Interview Humor

    Apr 10, 2015
    If the prospect of interviewing for a job this spring is giving you the “blues”, read over this list of actual interview incidents. The minimum objective of any interview is to AVOID making this list.
    Full story
  • Cool Connections

    Apr 10, 2015
    When it comes to bragging rights for outstanding experiences that qualify for career-related engagement while still in college, Olivia Cain may take the prize. She just finished a guest producer slot over Spring Break in Los Angeles with CBS’ hit show NCIS:LA, where she shadowed the show’s professional staff for the week, not to mention met the show’s star, rapper LL Cool J.
    Full story
  • Message to ALL Majors: So You Think You’re a Class Act?

    Apr 08, 2015
    Representatives from school districts, charter schools and local nonprofits will be in the UA Student Union Memorial Center Ballroom from 10am to 1pm on Friday, April 17th, talking about opportunities in their organizations. For the first time ever, the Beijing Royal School (BRS Abroad Office) is recruiting at the UA. This private school serves 2,000 students from Pre-K through 12th grade and follows the American AP curriculum. Find out more...
    Full story
  • Cool Company Cultures Trek

    Apr 06, 2015
    Everything is included. Transportation, lunch and lots of critical information about careers with two companies boasting cultures consistently ranked “cool” by your peers. On April 10th, UA Career Services and the Institute of Career Readiness and Engagement will host up to 40 students for the Cool Company Cultures Employer Trek. This is your opportunity to tour two terrific companies in the Phoenix area: Go Daddy (Tempe) and Quicken Loans (Scottsdale).
    Full story
  • Preserving Petroglyhs

    Apr 03, 2015
    An internship in the middle of nowhere has its challenges. No stores within 25 miles. No wi fi most of the time. But ask Kathryn Turney about her Petrified Forest National Park internship last Summer and she’ll tell you it was better than she could have ever imagined. “I want to be boots on the ground doing archeology all the time,” she said.
    Full story
  • Interested in a Professional Campus Career?

    Apr 03, 2015
    Find out how you might translate your love of ivy-covered institutions into a professional career at the UA Career Services’ College Careers Panel & Networking Event. Panelists include an eclectic group of successful UA alums currently excelling at careers on campus. Panelists will share information on their own career paths, trends and the critical skills students should hone.
    Full story
  • Been busy lately? Too busy to get serious about looking for a job in Arizona?

    Apr 03, 2015
    If you are graduating soon and looking to stay in Arizona to begin your career, this is the event for you. Best of all, you can bring all your friends from ASU and NAU along, as well as older siblings who graduated back before the recession. Lumberjacks, Sun Devils and Wildcats, both students and alumni, will gather for a one-of-a-kind career networking opportunity on Wednesday, May 27th, from 4:30pm – 7:30pm in Scottsdale.
    Full story
  • Over 5,000 opportunities might be looking for YOU

    Mar 24, 2015
    Employers looking to fill 1,439 internships and 3,794 full-time positions will be at UA Spring Career Days...Will you? If gainful employment is your goal in the months to come, whether via an internship or full-time position…make plans NOW to attend UA Spring Career Days 2015.
    Full story
  • Employer Trek: Cats in the Capitol (Phoenix, AZ)

    Mar 11, 2015
    Full story
  • Lights, Camera, News!

    Mar 11, 2015
    Liza Rubin has this advice for fellow Wildcats: “Stay positive and don’t listen to anyone who tries to tell you it’s not possible or that the chances you will make it in your field are slim to none. The only person in the way is yourself and often you will be so surprised at how much you are capable of.”
    Full story
  • Start Your Company Research Right Here

    Mar 10, 2015
    Check out these brief company profiles covering most of the organizations signed up to attend our Spring Career Days on March 31st and April 1st. These are overviews company recruiters filled out themselves, describing what you need to know. Admittedly, the recruiters are hoping to entice great candidates to apply and ultimately join their organization. Check these write ups out and see if these companies might figure in YOUR future.
    Full story
  • Spring PhD Careers Lectures

    Feb 25, 2015
    The Spring PhD Careers Lectures presented by Andrew Green, Ph.D. counselor at the UC Berkeley Career Center, are back by popular demand.
    Full story
  • Culture Shock

    Feb 25, 2015
    Any chance you’ll be taking a leap into the Global Economy and experiencing an advanced case of Culture Shock first hand this summer? Here are some tips to help you deal with the experience.
    Full story
  • Giving Poverty a Voice

    Feb 20, 2015
    When Nick Knight arrived at the UA, he fully intended to become a Mechanical Engineer. Plans changed. He graduates this May with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology.
    Full story
  • You’re Invited: Free Employer Trek to Scottsdale

    Feb 20, 2015
    Calling all majors. Here's your chance to explore potential career opportunities with a high-powered American organization with global reach, where the company culture encourages employees to volunteer to charitable organizations and has about $3 trillion in global assets under management.
    Full story
  • Social Savvy: How Employers Use Social Media

    Feb 13, 2015
    As social media becomes a standard in the field of college recruiting, it’s important that students become familiar with how employers actually use social media both as a recruiting tool and as a screening device.
    Full story
  • The Myth of Campus Interviewing: Liberal Arts Majors Need Not Apply

    Feb 06, 2015
    Reality Check: A substantial number of employers coming to campus are looking for a wide range of students to fill a wide range of positions and this includes a wide range of majors. “Any major” doesn’t mean a diluted recruiting effort. It mean the skills you’ve developed as part of your broader studies (including analytical, verbal and written skills) are sought after by that employer.
    Full story
  • Entrepreneurship: Working Outside the Proverbial Box

    Jan 29, 2015
    Whether you are just considering an entrepreneurial career, or are absolutely certain this creative career path is your destiny, you should check out this Panel and Networking Event on Wednesday, February 11th, 5:30 pm to 7 pm in the Catalina Meeting Room on the 3rd floor of the Student Union Memorial Center.
    Full story
  • Hip Hopping between Major InDecisions

    Jan 23, 2015
    Ever struggle with declaring your major? Jocelyn Valencia declared so many different majors before her sophomore year, she wasn’t sure she could remember exactly what they all were. Animal Science, Journalism, French and Sociology were among her many majors. She considered Business but never officially declared that one. “It was all very random,” she said. And no doubt very stressful. Jocelyn is hardly alone in struggling to figure out what major to pursue.
    Full story
  • Getting YOU Real-World-Ready Starts Here

    Jan 20, 2015
    Get the EDGE this semester and fast track your future. Brought to you by Career Services and Leadership Programs, The EDGE will give you the resources and skills you need to land that coveted internship or career position. This career and leadership development series is designed to empower students through self-assessment, development workshops and if you work it, will ultimately provide you with a proactive action plan.
    Full story