Calendar Of Events

Be sure to read this newsletter every Monday for news on up-coming events, current jobs openings, articles and advice, and more!

THIS WEEK:

Kaplan Grad School Test Prep Sessions
Monday, September 24th
3:30-6:30, Buckman 211 (Montesi)
GRE:  3:30-4:30
LSAT:  4:30-5:30
MCAT:  5:30-6:30
These sessions will be remotely conducted by a Kaplan representative as an overview of each test.  (You may attend more than one or all three if you like.)

graphic_gradschoolexpoGraduate School Expo
Thursday, September 27th
12:00-2:00, Canale Arena
This event is open to all students and recent grads across all academic majors. Approximately 60-70 graduate schools/programs from across the country will be present, representing health care programs, law schools, education program, business/MBA programs, arts programs, as well as several schools representing all of their graduate-level programs.

At this event, you can learn more about:
• Entrance requirements
• Program prerequisites
• Funding opportunities (Scholarships, Graduate Assistantships, Financial Aid, etc.)
• Courses of Study
• Research/Internship/Practicum Opportunities
• …and more!

If you think graduate school might be in your future, then this is a can’t-miss opportunity! Stop by any time between 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. (Some schools occasionally have to leave early, so to ensure you get to talk to everyone you want, be sure to arrive before 1:30 p.m.)
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Schools confirmed to attend as of September 24th include:

Health Care/Science:
Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis (Master Of Public Health)
Christian Brothers University (Physician Assistant Studies)
Christian Brothers University (Healthcare Management MBA)
Harding University College of Pharmacy
Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM)
Lincoln Memorial University (DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine)
Missouri University of Science & Technology
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (Georgia Campus)
Ross University School of Medicine
Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Southern College of Optometry
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Graduate Health Sciences
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Nursing
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Union University School of Pharmacy
University of Memphis School of Public Health
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Pharmacy
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Health Professions
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Medicine
UTHSC Tennessee Institute For Pre-Professionals (TIP) Program
William Carey University, College of Osteopathic Medicine

Law:
Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School
Louisiana State University Law Center
Mississippi College School of Law
Saint Louis University School of Law
Southern University Law Center
St. Thomas University School of Law
The University of Mississippi School of Law
University Of Arkansas-Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law
University of Memphis School of Law
University of Missouri School Of Law
University of Tennessee College of Law
University of Tulsa College of Law

Multiple Programs/All Programs:
Delta State University
Freed-Hardeman University
Murray State University
Navy Officer Programs
The University of Alabama in Huntsville
The University of Mississippi
University of Memphis Graduate School
University of Memphis, University College
Webster University (NSA Mid-South Campus)

Arts/Education/Religion/Public Service/Social Work:
Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis (Master Of Social Work)
Christian Brothers University (Graduate Education)
Harding University Professional Counseling
Lipscomb University College of Leadership & Public Service
Memphis Theological Seminary
Rhodes College Master of Arts in Urban Education Program
The Clinton School of Public Service, University of Arkansas
University Of Memphis (Counseling, Educational Psychology & Research )
Union University (MBA & Social Work Programs)
University of Tennessee, College of Social Work

Business/MBA & Engineering:
Christian Brothers University (Master Of Accountancy)
Christian Brothers University (MBA)
Christian Brothers University (Healthcare Management MBA)
Union University (MBA & Social Work Programs)
University of Memphis, Fogelman MBA Program

NEXT WEEK:

Career Panel:  Disabilities and the Workplace
Tuesday, October 2nd
1:00-2:00 pm, Buckman 211 (Montesi)

Academic Internship Informational Meetings
Wednesday, October 3rd
All Day in Career Services (Buckman 207)
If you are seeking an academic internship for the Spring 2019 semester, stop by the office to pick up a priority application, site list and instructions.

Cupcakes & Careers:  AutoZone
Thursday, October 4th
NOTE TIME CHANGE:  3:30 pm, Buckman 211 (Montesi)

UPCOMING:

First Impressions:  “Say It Write:  Email & Phone Etiquette”
Tuesday, October 9th
1:00 pm, Buckman 102 (Lunch starting at 12:45 pm)
Featuring Ms. Alicia Hill of FedEx

Cupcakes & Careers:  AmeriCorps/City Of Memphis
Wednesday, October 10th
3:30 pm, Buckman 211 (Montesi)

Pizza & Professionals:  Church Health
Thursday, October 11th
12:30 pm, Buckman 211 (Montesi)

Life After College: Student Loan Debt
Tuesday, October 23rd
Special Start Time:  1:00 pm, University Theater

Cupcakes & Careers:  International Paper
Wednesday, October 24th
3:30 pm, Buckman 211 (Montesi)

Pizza & Professionals:  FedEx
Thursday, October 25th
12:30 pm, Buckman 211 (Montesi)

Articles & Advice

importantPopular Career Advice That’s Actually Awful For You
From Forbes

Career and job search advice is plentiful today, and much of it is now research-backed. So, it’s easy to forget that on occasion, best practices won’t apply to your situation and may, in fact, backfire.

For example, wearing a tailored suit and tie to an interview is usually a winning strategy, but if you’re interviewing at an early stage start-up where the culture calls for flip flops and t-shirts, overdressing may cost you the job offer.

Also, the ideal length for a resume is one to two pages, but in certain industries or functions a lengthy 20-page CV (curriculum vitae) or a one-page biography might serve you better.  Read More…


yourcareerFive Pieces Of  Career Changing Advice From Navy Fighter Pilots
From Entrepreneur

Imagine you are hurtling toward a 300-foot floating runway traveling over 150 miles per hour. That’s a daily reality for America’s Navy fighter pilots, an elite group of personnel who have adopted tried and true ways of working to ensure success.

Only the smartest, strongest-willed people pass the crucible to become Navy fighter pilots. Aviation cadets must pass a grueling 54-week course that tests their physical and mental fortitude. Along the way, successful cadets develop a set of practices that help them succeed.

Here are a few of those practices. Try applying them to your day-to-day to become a more successful professional. Read More…


bulb9 Attention-Grabbing Cover Letter Ideas
From CNBC

Entertain this idea for a minute: a three-sentence cover letter. If you’re thinking “Yeah, right,” think again. A three-sentence cover letter could potentially be the best cover letter you ever write. For the rest of this article, transport your mind to a place where cover letters don’t have to be stuffy, robotic and just plain boring.

It’s about time you write the cover letter you actually want to write. Here’s how you can get on your way to an attention-grabbing cover letter that represents your authentic self.  Read More…

Current Employment Opportunities

jobs_keyboardAll full-time, part-time, co-op and internship opportunities listed with our office appear in our CareerLinX Recruitment System, powered by Symplicity.  Students and alumni should sign in to their account to access these positions, which are posted by employers as they become available.  Full details on each job (description, majors, experience, requirements, etc.) are included.

All current students should already have an account under their CBU email address! Stop by Career Services (Buckman 207) if you have trouble accessing your account.  It’s free for all CBU students and alumni!  Register today if you don’t have an account!

There are currently 222 active positions posted in the “Jobs From CBU Career Services” section; there are also thousands of additional positions listed locally, regionally and nationally in the “Extended Job Search” section.  Jobs that have been posted recently include those from the following companies and organizations:

10276 #Influencer Marketing, Personal Brand & Digital Management Internship Seminar in New York City, USA ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Internship 9/24/2018
10275 #Influencer, Personal Brand & Public Relations Internship Seminar in MADRID, SPAIN ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Internship 9/24/2018
10274 Fashion Communications & Luxury Brand Management Internship Seminar in Madrid, Spain, 2019 ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Internship 9/24/2018
10278 Intensive Digital Marketing & Social Media Internship Seminars in MADRID, SPAIN (August 12-24, 2019) ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Internship 9/24/2018
10281 International Public Speaker and Art Gallery Director Park West Gallery Full Time 9/24/2018
10279 Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminars in MADRID, SPAIN (July 15-27, 2019) ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Internship 9/24/2018
9853 K-12 Teaching and Coaching Jobs at Private/Independent Schools Southern Teachers Agency Full Time 9/24/2018
10280 Technical Sales Engineer (2018) Keyence Corporation Full Time 9/24/2018
10277 Travel Journalism, Photography & Video Internship Seminar in Havana & Trinidad, CUBA (July 1-13, 2019) ROOSTERGNN Global News Network Internship 9/24/2018
10270 Award-winning International Internship Program in China, South Korea, Japan, UK and Vietnam CRCC Asia LLC Internship 9/23/2018
10273 Criminal Investigator Blackwatch Investigation and Mitigation Career/Degree-Related 9/23/2018
10272 Global Engineering Internship Program in China, South Korea, Japan, UK and Vietnam CRCC Asia LLC Internship 9/23/2018
10271 Osaka, Japan Internship Program with CRCC Asia CRCC Asia LLC Internship 9/23/2018
10144 Ballet Insturctors Ballet On Wheels Dance School Part Time 9/21/2018
10145 Bold Beginnings Internship and Co-Op Tennessee Valley Authority Co-op, Internship 9/21/2018
10141 Coop positions  Spring/Summer 2019 rotations Cooperative Energy Full Time 9/21/2018
10142 Election Night Vote Reporter (Edison Research) Other Jobs From CBU Career Services Part Time 9/21/2018
10143 Intern (Phil Bredesen For Senate Campaign) Other Jobs From CBU Career Services Internship, Part Time 9/21/2018
10269 Online English Tutor (Work from Home Opportunities) Alo7.com Part Time 9/21/2018
10137 Engineering Manager Southern Ionics Inc. Full Time 9/20/2018
10136 Entry-Level Civil Engineers Tennessee Department Of Transportation Career/Degree-Related 9/20/2018
10139 Financial & Accounting Analyst Wepfer Marine, Inc. Career/Degree-Related 9/20/2018
10138 Inside Sales Representative Yelp Full Time 9/20/2018
10140 IT Analyst (Temporary) U.S. Zinc Career/Degree-Related 9/20/2018
10135 Distribution Associate 1 Smith & Nephew Full Time 9/19/2018
10131 Engineer / H.E.S Manager Helena Chemical Company Full Time 9/19/2018
10134 Inventory Plan Deployment Analyst Smith & Nephew Full Time 9/19/2018
10132 IT Winter Intern Helena Chemical Company Internship 9/19/2018
10133 Retail Sales Teammate – Germantown, TN Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC. Full Time 9/19/2018
10130 Structural Designer Internship Rusken Packaging Inc. Internship 9/19/2018
10129 Technical Apprentice Amazon Full Time 9/19/2018
10126 Launch Your Career (All Majors Encouraged) Fisher Investments Full Time 9/18/2018
10125 Print and Mail Services Work Study Christian Brothers University CBU Work-Study FWS or IWS (Internal), Part Time 9/18/2018
10127 Staff Attorney- Adult Project ABA-South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR) Full Time 9/18/2018
10123 2019 Software Development Engineer (United States) Amazon Full Time 9/17/2018
10120 Accountant Sediver Career/Degree-Related, Full Time 9/17/2018
10121 Contracts Specialist I Symplicity Corporation Full Time 9/17/2018
10124 Room Host Memphis Escape Rooms Part Time 9/17/2018
10122 Security Officers Oak Court Mall Full Time, Part Time 9/17/2018
7938 Advocate (Telecommute) The Borgen Project Volunteer 9/15/2018
7927 HR Internship (Telecommute) The Borgen Project Internship, Part Time 9/15/2018
7934 Journalism Internship (Telecommute) The Borgen Project Internship, Part Time 9/15/2018
7935 Political Affairs Internship (Telecommute) The Borgen Project Internship, Part Time 9/15/2018
9365 Public Relations/Marketing Internship (Telecommute) The Borgen Project Internship, Part Time 9/15/2018
9366 Regional Director (Telecommute) The Borgen Project Volunteer 9/15/2018
7940 Writer Internship (Telecommute) The Borgen Project Internship, Volunteer 9/15/2018
10118 Grizzlies Prep VISTA Alumni Support Coordinator City of Memphis, AmeriCorps VISTA Full Time 9/14/2018
10117 Insurance Account Position – State Farm Agent Team Member Tim Grommersch State Farm Agency Full Time 9/14/2018
10113 Operations Industrial Engineer Trainee United States Postal Service Full Time 9/14/2018
10114 Retail Sales Teammate – Memphis, TN Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC. Full Time 9/14/2018
10115 Staff Accountant (Data Facts) Other Jobs From CBU Career Services Full Time 9/14/2018
10112 Koch Internship Program – Spring 2019 Charles Koch Institute Full Time, Internship 9/13/2018
10111 Structural Designer Rusken Packaging Inc. Full Time 9/13/2018
10037 AmeriCorps Full-Time Tutor Corps (August 2018 Start) Great Oaks Charter School Full Time 9/12/2018
10101 Data Analyst (Literacy Mid-South) Other Jobs From CBU Career Services Career/Degree-Related, Full Time 9/12/2018
10108 Freight Account Representative – Temp Technicolor Full Time 9/12/2018
10110 Internship Abroad The Intern Group Internship 9/12/2018
10099 Manufacturing Engineer I Smith & Nephew Full Time 9/12/2018
10105 Membership Sales Cashier Part-Time Children’s Museum of Memphis Part Time 9/12/2018
10104 Part Time Newborn Hearing Screener (Paid Training Provided) Natus Medical Part Time 9/12/2018
10107 Piper Jaffray Summer 2019 Internship Piper Jaffray & Co. Internship 9/12/2018
10106 Program Assistant- Doodlebug Art Studio-Part Time Children’s Museum of Memphis Part Time 9/12/2018
10102 PT Technician (Rehab Etc.) Other Jobs From CBU Career Services Career/Degree-Related, Full Time, Part Time 9/12/2018
10100 Regulatory Affairs Intern Smith & Nephew Internship 9/12/2018
10097 Residential Cleaner Sterling Shine LLC Part Time 9/12/2018
10098 Supply Chain Analyst Smith & Nephew Full Time 9/12/2018
10103 Team Member – Local State Farm Agent State Farm Agents Full Time 9/12/2018
10095 Account Coordinator CH Robinson Full Time 9/11/2018
10096 Account Manager CH Robinson Full Time 9/11/2018
10090 Bilingual (Spanish/English) Business Development Trainee Reynolds & Reynolds Full Time 9/11/2018
10093 Carrier Sales Representative CH Robinson Full Time 9/11/2018
10082 Entry Level Advertising Account Manager Trainee Reynolds & Reynolds Full Time 9/11/2018
10083 Entry Level Advertising Account Manager Trainee Reynolds & Reynolds Full Time 9/11/2018
10084 Entry Level Business Development Trainee – Traveling Reynolds & Reynolds Full Time 9/11/2018
10091 Entry Level Traveling Customer Trainer Reynolds & Reynolds Full Time 9/11/2018
10092 Intern (January 2019 Start) CH Robinson Internship 9/11/2018
10094 Sales Executive CH Robinson Full Time 9/11/2018
10089 Assistant National Bank Examiner Comptroller of the Currency Full Time 9/10/2018
10064 Software Engineer at Mercari (Tokyo, Japan) Fourth Valley Concierge Corporation Full Time 9/10/2018