career center

DUC construction adds office, study spaces

Construction is underway in the Danforth University Center to develop a new office for the vice chancellor for students, Lori White, and to create additional study spaces available to students and the Career Center.

| Staff Reporter

At the fall Career Fair, some majors need not apply

Today marks the first day of the Career Center’s Fall Career Fair: a now two-day event that will feature 130 employers. Despite all these options, students who are studying something other than business, engineering, science or math may be hard-pressed to find more than a handful of opportunities that align with their interests.

Career fair to span 2 days, feature 130 employers

The Danforth Campus will be suited up for two days as over 130 employers attend the Fall Career Fair, which will take place on both Sept. 17 and 18 at the Mallinckrodt Center.

Alberto Farino | Contributing Reporter

Takin’ care of business (and workin’ overtime)

This is my second semester here at Washington University. I am a freshman. Since mid-August, when I arrived for my pre-orientation program, I have attended more than six panels.

Robby Brachman | Contributing Writer

A well-deserved thank you

As a class of 1978 humanities major, I’m excited to be starting my first job after graduating from Wash. U., and I would like to thank all those who helped me get to this point in my life First, I would like to thank my first Career Center advisor. He worked tirelessly with me throughout my Wash. U.

Froughdough Baggings | Class of 1978

Washington University Career Center expanding despite national trends

While many universities are cutting back on job preparation services, Washington University’s career centers continue to expand. A recent USA Today story reported that budgets of career centers nationwide fell by about 16 percent in the past year.

| News Editor

Mark Smith promotion adds oversight of Int’l Students Office

The director of Washington University’s Career Center has picked up another position and title that adds overseeing the Office for International Students and Scholars to his job description.


NYT employability rankings place WU outside of top 100 schools worldwide

Students might want to stop their parents from turning their old bedrooms into home gyms, as they may find themselves crashing there for another few months post-graduation. A recent study conducted by The New York Times ranked Washington University 102nd out of 150 universities around the globe on the basis of employability after undergraduate studies.

| News Editor

Hardware malfunction halts CAREERlink access for 3 days

Students logging into CAREERlink to apply for jobs last Thursday through Monday were met with an unpleasant surprise—the site was down. CAREERlink, Washington University’s interactive career database, enables employers to post openings and students to apply to those openings.

| Editor in Chief

With new focus on internships, Career Center hopes students succeed in job market

Washington University’s Career Center has stepped up its efforts to help students obtain the jobs they want. This initiative is a reaction to students’ worries about finding jobs in the current economic climate.

| Contributing Reporter

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