Undergraduate Student Services

Making Sure Your Sociology Degree Pays Off on the Job Market

Posted by Benjamin Wagner on Mar 18, 2015 4:32:10 PM

Dr. Eileen O'Brien recently led a very informative discussion on, "Making Sure Your Sociology Degree Pays off on the Job Market." Students from around the country were exposed to a great deal of information regarding Sociology careers and industry trends. Being able to interact one on one with faculty members is one of the greatest advantages of participating in an online club or association.

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Topics: Sociology, Faculty, Success, Online Learning, Career Exploration, Graduate

Students, We Want To Hear From You!

Posted by Benjamin Wagner on Nov 18, 2014 3:39:00 PM

Between balancing work, life, family and your studies, we know your time is valuable! That’s why we want you to get as much as you can from our online association meetings. Whether you’re a current member or not, tell us what would help you with your studies, career or just life in general?

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Topics: Academic Success, Saint Leo News, Life Balance, Study Skills, Faculty, Logistics, Instructional Design, Online Learning, Career Exploration, Self-Evaluation, Student Stories

Getting Your Career Started

Posted by Benjamin Wagner on Nov 14, 2014 11:34:00 AM

"If you don't know where you are going, you will be lost when you get there." - Yogi Berra.

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Topics: Academic Success, Career Planning, Career Exploration, Resume Assistance, Resume, Career Services

The Basics To Building Your Resume

Posted by Benjamin Wagner on Nov 11, 2014 11:42:00 AM

A resume is a brief summary of your experiences and qualifications. It is usually the first item a potential employer sees about you and it is important to create a resume that combines all of your educational, professional and personal successes and accomplishments.

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Topics: Academic Success, Career Planning, Career Exploration, Resume, Career Services

Leaders in the Industry Presents: Josh Norman, LabTech Software

Posted by Katrina Wahlstrom on Oct 23, 2014 10:22:00 AM

According to Josh, "Information technology is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise. We commonly use IT as a synonym for computers and computer networks; however, IT is a vast career field with several opportunities available in several areas of specialization.”

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Topics: Career Planning, Career Exploration, Information Technology

Leaders in the Industry Presents: Chris Martinez

Posted by Katrina Wahlstrom on Sep 18, 2014 5:04:00 PM

Saint Leo alumnus, Chris Martinez '08 provided a great presentation on jobs in the Department of Homeland Security. Information was provided on what a typical day looks like for a Customs agent, including arrests, documentation, and court hearings. Furthermore, requirements to work in the law enforcement side of Homeland Security was discussed and when you should begin your application for a federal position. He advises that many federal positions could take anywhere from 6-9 months to reach the interview stage, so start your application at USAjobs.gov in either September or October for interviews in January. For more information, watch the recorded presentation.

Leaders in the Industry: Homeland Security Recording

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Topics: Criminal Justice, Career Planning, Career Exploration

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