Dos and Don’ts: Professional Dress for a Job Interview

Don’t miss your opportunity to stock up on discounted professional dress at NAU Career Development’s JC Penney Suit-Up event Sunday, April 28. Click here for more information and to register. Business formal is the most traditional and conservative style of work dress. Although only 9% of white collar workers dress in business formal attire on … Continue reading Dos and Don’ts: Professional Dress for a Job Interview

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Networking 101

By: Allyson Laesch, Graduate Assistant Northern Arizona University’s Career Development team invites you to the annual Careers with Impact event on Friday, April 6 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM in the International Pavilion. The NAU Careers with Impact event will consist of introductions from professionals in the fields of environmental, social, and economic sustainability, speed networking, … Continue reading Networking 101

Top 5 Things To Do Over Spring Break

By: Dyllan Cook, Career Jack Looking for something to do over spring break? NAU Career Development is here to help fill up some of that free time with ways to plan for your future career! Apply to Summer Jobs & Internships It is important to start looking and applying for summer jobs and internships early. … Continue reading Top 5 Things To Do Over Spring Break

Getting to Where You’re Going

By: Dyllan Cook, Career Jack When starting your journey as an undergraduate, the feeling of not knowing what is ahead can be intimidating. You may have an idea of your long-term career goals or still be figuring them out, but either way, it’s normal to feel stressed or burned out along the way. Or you … Continue reading Getting to Where You’re Going

NAU’s Semi-Annual Career & Graduate School Expo

By: Dyllan Cook, Career Jack And Elizabeth Glass, CEFNS Director of Career Development Are you ready to take the next step toward your future career goals? Whether you are looking for a full-time position for after you graduate, an internship to gain experience in an industry, options for continuing your education in graduate school. The … Continue reading NAU’s Semi-Annual Career & Graduate School Expo

What I Wish I Would Have Known

As the semester closes and 2017 comes to an end, it’s time to reflect and set your intentions for the year to come. We asked some of our team members from NAU Career Development to share what we wish we would have known when we were undergraduates. Whether you’re in your first year, finishing up … Continue reading What I Wish I Would Have Known

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

Inside the Life of a Graduate Assistant

Have you ever considered applying for an assistantship to help you in affording to go to graduate school? In addition to gaining skills, working an assistantship can help cover some or even all of your tuition depending on the department. NAU has a lot to offer graduate students who decide to study here. Our very … Continue reading Inside the Life of a Graduate Assistant

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!