Career Advisers: Apply for internships now
Apr05

Career Advisers: Apply for internships now

It’s that time of the year again. Summer is fast approaching and students will be returning home and most have already made plans for vacations with their families and friends. Others, however, are planning on working an internship for experience in their fields of interest. As such, now marks a valuable window for students to meet with their career adviser at the Career Center to try and find an internship. “Do not wait a minute...

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Disabled students battle unemployment
Nov30

Disabled students battle unemployment

In 2015, the American Community Survey found that 64.8 percent of Americans with disabilities aged 21 to 64 were unemployed. The survey was based on responses from 198,395 participants and included disabilities ranging from hearing and vision difficulties, to independent living difficulties. Comparatively, the unemployment rate for adults in the same age range without a disability was 21.7 percent. According to Angela Millman,...

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Networking workshops prove successful for freshman
Oct26

Networking workshops prove successful for freshman

While the new freshmen class was preparing for their first year at Seton Hall, Robin Cunningham, associate vice-president of freshman studies, received a phone call this summer. When Nancy Borkowski, assistant director of the Career Center, called her during summer break to talk about “the [Career Center’s] vision about doing something for first-year students,” Cunningham said that it was a chance she couldn’t pass up on. While the...

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CHAMP mentors ensure students are champs
Sep22

CHAMP mentors ensure students are champs

The mentors of the Communications Honors Alumni Program (CHAMP) work with students to make sure they foster connections and make the most of their college experience. Paul Ward, who graduated from Seton Hall in 1986, created the program 10 years ago, when the College of Communication and the Arts was still part of the College of Arts and Sciences. With the combined efforts of Ward and the Career Center, they were able to bring alumni...

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Seton Hall students change their minds and majors
Sep14

Seton Hall students change their minds and majors

Students spend the last two years of high school soul searching for their dream career, with added pressure from parents, teachers and friends. Fast forward to college and some students realize the major they chose may not be what they are truly passionate about. Seton Hall accounts for students’ indecisiveness by providing them with the ability to change their major through a strategic process. “Currently the change of major process...

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Students flock to Career Center, prep for career fair
Mar02

Students flock to Career Center, prep for career fair

If you happen to find yourself in the Career Center this week you are likely to notice that the atmosphere is buzzing more than usual. Each office is occupied with students of all majors looking to improve their resumes, cover letters or “elevator pitches” for the upcoming spring career fair that is to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 4 to 6:15 p.m. in the Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center. When asked how much work goes into...

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Employers find no magic number in internships
Feb23

Employers find no magic number in internships

With the next career fair on Feb. 28, and applications for summer internships being sent out, many students are starting to wonder how to choose the right internship and what prior experience is necessary. Some students have gone so far as to complete six internships within their time at Seton Hall University. However, Career Center director, Reesa Greenwald, said that such students are “unusual.” “We want all students to have at...

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Students flock to Career Center, prep for Career Fair
Feb22

Students flock to Career Center, prep for Career Fair

If you happen to find yourself in the Career Center this week you are likely to notice that the atmosphere is buzzing more than usual. Each office is occupied with students of all majors looking to improve their resumes, cover letters or “elevator pitches” for the upcoming spring career fair that is to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 4 to 6:15 p.m. in the Richie Regan Recreation and Athletic Center. When asked how much work goes into...

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South Orange businesses seek to employ Pirates
Feb08

South Orange businesses seek to employ Pirates

One Student Government Association (SGA) member has been creating a list of job openings in South Orange for Seton Hall students. Ravi Shah, a junior political science major and at-large senator, has been working since last November to compile a list of several local businesses looking to hire SHU students. This initiative was brought to Shah’s attention by his fellow senator in SGA, Kristin Donadio. A senior nursing major, Donadio...

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Looking ahead, preparing for the work force
Sep07

Looking ahead, preparing for the work force

The Fall 2016 Career Fair, hosted by the Career Center, will take place on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. in the Richard & Sheila Regan Fieldhouse. Gina Aloe, assistant director of the Career Center, said it’s important to get an early start during the first few weeks on campus in order to make connections and begin networking. “This is an opportunity to learn about the types of internships and positions available to...

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Communications Dept. hosts “Major Party”

Interested in learning about how to prepare for your career? Then come out to “A Major Party” on Friday Oct. 3 on the lawn behind Fahy Hall from noon until 4 p.m. Hosted by the Department of Communications and The Arts, “A Major Party” provides the opportunity for students to explore the clubs that help build skills pertinent to their fields and to meet new people including peers, upperclassmen and faculty. Senior Public Relations...

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