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!

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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

7 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Orientation Experience

It’s orientation season on campus and NAU Career Development is here and ready to help you have the best orientation experience imaginable. These 7 steps were created to help you prepare and make the most of your NAU Orientation.

How to Get the Best Letter of Recommendation

Asking for a letter of recommendation can be slightly intimidating. Maybe that person is always busy and you don’t want to add more onto their plate or you haven’t asked for a letter before and have no idea where to start. The good news is asking for a letter of recommendation can be very simple … Continue reading How to Get the Best Letter of Recommendation

5 Videos to Watch Over Spring Break to Remain Productive

While Spring Break is the perfect time to relax, don't forget to use this time to work on yourself!

Networking: Do you know who I think I am?

Have you ever heard of the phrase “It’s not about what you know, it’s about who you know”? Sometimes this phrase applies to the job search. 75 to 95 percent of jobs are never advertised, instead candidates are plucked from the insider network.  Another applicant may be more likely to get the same job you … Continue reading Networking: Do you know who I think I am?

Finding Motivation

So we have two weeks left until break is over.  No wait…one week. Oh no… It’s actually a handful of days until we all return to the white capped mountains and soon-to-be-opened text books. While the energy of a new year is exciting, going back to school is not easy when you haven’t needed to … Continue reading Finding Motivation

How to Take Little Steps to Achieve Big Dreams

Have you ever met someone who has their entire life planned out? With every year mapped out and color coded? The analytical and organized map of their future may seem like that person is guaranteed success. Panic may start to set in, especially if you haven’t declared a major or if you don’t know what … Continue reading How to Take Little Steps to Achieve Big Dreams

The Hidden Beauty of NAU Outdoors

NAU is a beautiful campus surrounded by dozens of hiking trails and camp grounds. One of the great features that NAU has to offer its students is the NAU Outdoors program. The program offers a variety of ways that you can experience the outdoors! For instance, the Wilderness Welcome Trips are 1-3 credit courses that … Continue reading The Hidden Beauty of NAU Outdoors