Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Meeting 11/15


- Social: this Thursday at the Starbucks on 24th 6-8 pm
- Fundraiser: this Monday Nov. 21, come to Juicy Tart on 24th 5 pm-12 am. SAY YOU ARE WITH NSSLHA.
- Social: at Juicy Tart during Fundraiser from 5-9 pm, must stay for at least an hour
- Next meeting will be our Holiday party and opportunities for service and social points. I will send out an e-vite soon, and you must tell me if you are attending so I can give you the points if you need them to be active.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Turkey Baskets! They came together really well and the families will appreciate all your hard work! Thanks again, hope you all have a wonderful week.

Make it a good one!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

NSSLHA Meeting 11/1

Communication Career Services – with Matt Berndt

  • You should treat career planning like you do care maintenance or dental care. Sit down at least once a semester with career services, an academic advisor, or trusted faculty to look over the path you are taking to make sure it’s the right one.
  • Make a Student Account through their website! You can get a tshirt if you do.
  • After you connect, you can upload your resume and they will read it and contact you if they want you to come in and be advised about it.
  • Website has lots of resources about resume writing – do’s and don’ts
  • What do you want reader(s) to learn about you by reading your resume?
  • Never stop editing/updating your resume! Do it at least once a semester!
  • This a targeted and focused document used to present your relevant qualifications for an available job opportunity.
  • Good cover letters are unique, take time to write, introduce you to a potential employer in a meaningful way, position you as a viable candidate, and prepare you to interview.
  • Make sure grad school is right for you at that point in time.
  • CCS has sooo many resources for advising about grad school and they know a lot about CSD.

Visit their website!!! They have a lot of info and resources that are very helpful.