Using LinkedIn for Networking and Finding a Job or Internship
In this blog post, career adviser Matt shares how to use LinkedIn to advance your career and internship search.
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#TakeNUToWorkDay Twitter Takeover Library
See the workdays of five (and counting!) Northwestern alumni working in industries that range from marketing and journalism to museum education and sustainability. Each of these alums spent a day live Tweeting their workday from our @JobsforCats Twitter account to give students a behind-the-scenes look at their profession.
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PhD Careers in Community Colleges
Thursday, June 2 | 12-1 p.m. | McCormick Foundation Center 3107, 1870 Campus Drive (Evanston Campus) | PhD Students
Community colleges are an increasingly significant part of the American higher education landscape. In this presentation, you will learn about national trends, the student demographic, tenure-track professorships, and the interview process at community colleges.
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A sample of opportunities in CareerCat right now:
- Consulting/Marketing: FTI Consulting // Summer Intern 2016 – Capital Markets Communications // CareerCat Job ID 127972 // Juniors and Seniors // Deadline: Friday, May 27
- Operations/Sports: Chicago Fire Soccer Club // Event Operations Intern // CareerCat Job ID 128499 // All Students // Deadline: Tuesday, May 31
- Communication: Robert R. McCormick Foundation // Communities Program Development Intern // CareerCat Job ID 127762 // Juniors, Seniors and Master’s Students (select schools/majors) // Deadline: Tuesday, May 31
- Social Media: BMW Technology Group // Social Media Analyst Internship // CareerCat Job ID 128194 // Juniors and Seniors // Deadline: Tuesday, May 31
- Business: Wayfair // Business Analyst (Full-Time) // CareerCat Job ID 128120 // Seniors // Deadline: Sunday, July 7
Looking for more opportunities in a range of career fields? Log into CareerCat to select, update or add to your list of career interests to get tailored emails about opportunities >>
Follow @JobsforCats for frequent job/internship Tweets >>
Download the New CareerCat Mobile App
Browse internships/jobs, view upcoming appointments and company presentations, and receive alerts for new internships/jobs (based on searches you’ve set up on the desktop version of CareerCat) on your phone.
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Spring Express Career Advising in the Main Library
Weekdays through Friday, June 3 | 2-4 p.m. | Express Advising Center, Main Library (2N Core)
Stop by for a resume/CV/cover letter review or to get answers to quick career-related questions, with no appointment required. Tip: You can upload your resume to VMock, our new 24-7 resume critiquing system, to get initial feedback on your resume before meeting with an NCA adviser at express advising.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EVENTS
Careers in Investment Management Club’s Leaders in Investment Management Series – Hedge Funds: David Kabiller, Founder and Head of Business Development, AQR Capital Management
Monday, May 23 | 5-6 p.m. | Harris Hall, Room L06 | All Undergraduate Students
Join David Kabiller from AQR Capital Management — one of the largest hedge fund and asset managers — as he talks about his career in finance and provides key insight into the field. David is one of the founders and head of business development at AQR, in addition to serving as a member of Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees, chairman of the Executive Council of the university’s International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN), and a guest lecturer at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management and Harvard Business School.
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BioProfessionals: Tailoring Your Application Materials to the Job
Wednesday, June 1 | 9:30 – 11 a.m. | Ward 8-182, 303 E. Chicago Street (Chicago Campus) | All Graduate Students
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Consulting 101 Workshop (co-hosted by NCA and Advanced Degree Consulting Alliance)
Wednesday, June 1 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Wieboldt Room 109, 340 East Superior Street (Chicago Campus) | All Graduate Students
Behind the Curtain: Industrial & Academic Drug Discovery Efforts
Tuesday, June 7 | 4-6 p.m. (followed by reception/networking) | Lurie Building – Hughes Auditorium, 303 E. Superior (Chicago Campus) | All Students
L.A.W.S.: Law Admissions Workshop Series
Thursday, June 9 | 6-9 p.m. | Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Street, Chicago | All Students
Meet the admissions deans from the top 14 law schools in the United States and learn about the career opportunities available to graduates of these schools. Admissions deans will participate in a panel discussion followed by a question and answer session and a small educational fair.
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