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
By Diana Sundermeyer, Student Employment Coordinator for NAU Career Development I coordinate Student Employment at NAU, and I owe it all to knowing how to swim. Seriously and literally. I took swim lessons from an early age and Friday evenings were spent at the YMCA with my Mom, where she patiently watched me be a … Continue reading The 1-2-3 of Getting an On-Campus Job
Northern Arizona University is a unique school surrounded by a beautiful town and stunning landscape. Students love to take advantage of everything Flagstaff has to offer. Check out some of the fun ways to get involved at NAU and in Flagstaff. Use this time to build your network and gain transferable skills! Take a … Continue reading Top 10 Things for Students to Do in Flagstaff and On Campus
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.
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
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
Getting ready for the last stretch of the semester? For people like me who have a million different commitments and thoughts on their mind, focusing on studying or filling out applications can be difficult. The right playlist can make any study or job search session more productive and even tolerable. Step out of your usual … Continue reading The Best Spotify Stations for Studying
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
While Spring Break is the perfect time to relax, don't forget to use this time to work on yourself!
What is your personal brand? Are you confused because usually companies like Coca-Cola and Disney have distinct brands? Creating a personal brand does not mean turning yourself into an object to be sold, but a way to distinguish yourself from other people through presenting a specific image of yourself. For major corporations, like Coca-Cola and … Continue reading Introduction to Personal Branding