How to Navigate Your Way Through Handshake

Handshake is a great tool for students looking for jobs, internships, or volunteer opportunities. NAU Career Development wants to encourage our students how to navigate through Handshake in order to get the most out of what it has to offer. Here is a step-by-step guide for learning the basics! How to Schedule an Appointment Before … Continue reading How to Navigate Your Way Through Handshake

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Horrifying Interview Stories

By Dyllan Cook, Career Jack **The following blog post is based on true events and contains explicit interview horror stories. Viewer discretion is advised.** Halloween is quickly approaching and NAU Career Development is getting into spirit. Balance is key to doing great during an interview. Did you know you could actually make too much eye … Continue reading Horrifying Interview Stories

Meet the Career Jacks!

As NAU Career Development welcomes a new school year, we’re excited to announce our move to the University Union Fieldhouse. We’re also excited to have some new faces on our team and wanted to give you a chance to get to know our student staff, our Career Jacks. Our Career Jacks are here to help … Continue reading Meet the Career Jacks!

Front Row Seat to Arizona Lawmaking: Become a Legislative Intern

Develop skills, make connections, and experience the legislative process firsthand By Janea Byrne, Internship Coordinator Have you ever thought about a career in public service? Are you interested in learning more about the legislative process and working alongside professionals to support the creation of public policy? Then the Arizona State Legislative Internship Program is for … Continue reading Front Row Seat to Arizona Lawmaking: Become a Legislative Intern

Full-Time Student, Part-Time Student Worker

By Dyllan Cook, Career Jack As my senior year of college steadily approaches I’ve found myself, on more than one occasion, reflecting on the time I’ve spent here at NAU. To put an awfully long story short, I’ve spent my time here at NAU trying to master what some may call the impossible: Figuring out … Continue reading Full-Time Student, Part-Time Student Worker

How to Begin a Career in Sustainability

Are you interested in a career in sustainability but have no idea how to start? Maybe you like the idea of working outside every day or want to go into politics to draft environmentally friendly policy. There are an endless number of fields you can explore that incorporate your talents and passion for sustainability. Despite … Continue reading How to Begin a Career in Sustainability

The Best Job Search Engines

Freaking out that you don’t have a summer job or internship yet? NAU Career Development has you covered. Check out our tried and true job search engines that help you narrow down job and internships to location, industry, type, and keyword.   Check out NAU Career Development appointments for help on your resume, cover letter, … Continue reading The Best Job Search Engines

A Taste of Sweet Endings

Last week my coworkers and I had the pleasure of attending a dessert tasting event called A Sweet Ending in the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management. The tasting was for a class called Fundamentals of Cooking (HA243). The students are instructed by Chef Lecturer, Mark Molinaro teaches his students how to plan, organize, and … Continue reading A Taste of Sweet Endings

How to Land a Summer Internship!

Spring break is fast approaching and after that, summer will be right around the corner! So why not begin looking for summer internships now? Do it before summer actually creeps up on you and you are left without an internship or a job. Employers begin filling summer internship positions in the spring by opening up … Continue reading How to Land a Summer Internship!

And The Job Goes To….Someone Else: 10 Strategies For Staying Resilient In Your 1st Full-Time Job Search

Brittney Lane, class of 2014, landed her dream job as an Undergraduate Business Advisor at Cal State, Fullerton after completing a Master of Human Relations. What did it take to get hired? No less than submitting 100 applications, attending seven interviews, and working hard to stay positive during six and half months of a full-time … Continue reading And The Job Goes To….Someone Else: 10 Strategies For Staying Resilient In Your 1st Full-Time Job Search