Register For CBU 200!

choose_wiselyCBU 200: Career Planning is designed to prepare students for a successful career. Topics will focus on self-assessment, career exploration & decision-making, job & graduate school preparation, and professionalism. Through this course, you will earn academic credit while completing necessary activities (such as job search skills, resume & cover letter development, and career exploration) to accomplish your career goals.

Class will be held on Tuesday afternoons from 1:00 to 1:50 during Fall 2014 (one credit hour).  There are only a few spots still available, so register for CBU 200 today!

Articles & Advice

chess10 Ways To Network Your Way To A New Job
From Careerealism

Getting a job can be a major challenge, especially if it is your first job or you’re over 50.

Think of the job market in your area and how many people will be applying for a job listed on an online job board or local newspaper. All applicants are your competitors for the prized job. How will you give yourself the best chance of success in finding a job? How do you stand out from the crowd? How can you get the inside running?

EVERY person you know could become your sponsor, supporter, and a referrer for the opportunity you want. Consider the following to help you network your way to a new job: Read More…

businesscardThe Non-Boring Way To Show Off Your Soft Skills In Your Job Search
From Forbes

Have you ever described yourself on your resume or in your cover letter as a “hard worker” with a “positive attitude” who is able to “learn quickly?” Let me guess—did your job application seem to disappear into the HR black hole? I can’t say I’m surprised.

Here’s why. While the prevalence of applicant tracking systems, which match up job applications with the skills listed in the job description, has grown, in the end there’s still a human doing the final screening. And humans don’t connect with a series of keywords—they connect with good stories.

In other words, don’t sell yourself short by just throwing in flat, overused words to describe your soft skills. Show them off in a more concrete way, and I guarantee you’ll have more success.  Here’s how to do it—in every aspect of your job search.  Read more…

talking14 Interview Questions That Are Designed To Trick You
From AOL Careers

Savvy hiring managers have honed their ability to ask the least amount of questions yielding the greatest depth of information. One way they do this is by asking seemingly simple questions that get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: questions designed to trick you.

“To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions,” says Tina Nicolai, executive career coach and founder of Resume Writers’ Ink.

Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of “Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job,” says they use these queries to break through the “traditional interview noise and clutter,” and to get to the “raw you.”  Read More…

Current Employment Opportunities

joblistingsAll 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.  (Don’t have a CareerLinX account yet?  It’s free for all CBU students and alumni!  Register today!)

There are currently 327 active positions posted in the “CBU” section; there are also thousands of additional positions listed locally, regionally and nationally in the “Nace-Link Network” section.  Jobs that have been posted recently include those from the following companies:

ID Job Title Employer Posting Date
3950 Entry Level Sales/ Recruiter TEKsystems 6/30/2014
4229 Teller Southern Security FCU 6/30/2014
4230 Audio Operator ABC24/CW30 6/30/2014
3522 Music Instructor Live Music Tutor 6/27/2014
4228 Vista Volunteers & Vista Leader Shelby County Schools 6/27/2014
3551 Business Development Intern – PAID Course Hero, Inc. 6/26/2014
4205 Sales Management Trainee Cordova Safety Products 6/26/2014
4206 Environmental Education Intern Shelby Farms Park Conservancy 6/26/2014
4207 Events + Programs Outreach Intern Shelby Farms Park Conservancy 6/26/2014
4208 Manufacturing Management Associate International Paper 6/26/2014
4224 Office Manager Lanigan Worldwide Moving & Warehousing, Inc. 6/26/2014
4225 Greenline Gardens Intern Shelby Farms Park Conservancy 6/26/2014
4226 Events & Volunteers Intern Shelby Farms Park Conservancy 6/26/2014
4227 Recreation Program Intern Shelby Farms Park Conservancy 6/26/2014
3493 Rural Sales and Marketing Agent Platinum Supplemental Insurance 6/25/2014
4199 Marketing Support Specialist Sedgwick Claims Management Services 6/25/2014
4200 Intern CBRE 6/25/2014
4201 Cookie Piper (Decorator) Whimsy Cookie Company 6/25/2014
4202 Assistant Resident Engineer Peak Technical Staffing 6/25/2014
4203 Certified Personal Trainer The Club at Highland Court 6/25/2014
4204 Linux Systems Administrator Symplicity Corporation 6/25/2014
4194 Bob Truck Driver Gibson Companies 6/24/2014
4195 Sales Associate OfficeMax 6/24/2014
4196 Investment Banking Headhunter – New York, Manhattan – Immediate Start GQR Global Markets 6/24/2014
4197 Shipping and Receiving Clerk Gibson Companies 6/24/2014
4198 Fall Camp Counselor 2014 Camp Courageous of Iowa 6/24/2014
3712 Teach English in Asia! Adventure Teaching 6/23/2014
4187 Team Member – Local State Farm Agency (copy) State Farm Agents 6/23/2014
4188 Teach Math or English Language Learners in Shelby County Schools Memphis City Schools 6/23/2014
4189 Virtual Recruiter Harvard Risk Management 6/23/2014
4190 Internal Auditor Helena Chemical Company 6/23/2014
4191 Deposit Operations Clerk – Part Time First Alliance Bank 6/23/2014
4192 Direct Support Professional -  Summer Camp Staff The Arc Mid-South 6/23/2014
4193 Summer Camp Volunteer & Camp Staff The Arc Mid-South 6/23/2014
2481 Flinja – Assistant to VP of Marketing Flinja 6/22/2014
2482 Flinja – Sales & Business Development Flinja 6/22/2014
2483 Flinja – User Experience Designer Flinja 6/22/2014
2714 Flinja – Email Marketer & Social Media Marketing Flinja 6/22/2014
2745 University Business Intern: Business Development Flinja 6/22/2014
2936 Flinja – Software Developer Frontend or Backend Flinja 6/22/2014
4043 Flinja – Product Marketing & Monetization Intern Flinja 6/22/2014
4044 Flinja – Project Manager Flinja 6/22/2014
4024 Educational Ambassador – Boost Your Career with a Year in China Ameson Education and Cultural Exchange Foundation 6/20/2014
4186 Sports Reporter/Fill-In Anchor ABC24/CW30 6/20/2014
4098 Match Corps: Boston Fellowship (2014-2015) Match Education 6/19/2014
4100 Match Teacher Residency (Boston) Match Education 6/19/2014
4181 Bilingual Educator Dual Language Immersion Program-Treadwell Elementary 6/19/2014
4182  Office Assistant/Field Coordinator Other Jobs From CBU Career Services 6/19/2014
4183 Campus Intern Program: Graduate Engineering Distance Education Lab Technician Christian Brothers University 6/19/2014
4184 Graphic Designer MIFA 6/19/2014
4185 Development Officer – Individual Giving MIFA 6/19/2014
4169 Corporate Accountant MCR Safety 6/18/2014
4170 Credit Assistant MCR Safety 6/18/2014
4171 Purchasing Assistant MCR Safety 6/18/2014
4173 Assistant Manager (Credit Sales/Customer Service/Finance) Republic Finance, LLC 6/18/2014
4174 Campus Intern: Sports Information & Sports Marketing Christian Brothers University 6/18/2014
4175 Internship abroad The Intern Group 6/18/2014
4176 Research Nurse The West Clinic 6/18/2014
4177 Quality Programs Analyst The West Clinic 6/18/2014
4178 Middle & High School Teachers Harlem Village Academies 6/18/2014
4179 Elementary School Teachers Harlem Village Academies 6/18/2014
4180 Senior Staff Accountant- International Inventory Williams Sonoma 6/18/2014

CBU_onlyCareer Road Show – Fall Break Networking Trip

Apply now for this unique opportunity to network with alumni/professionals in Houston and New Orleans!  During Fall Break, 45 students will be selected to participate in the Career Road Show, which will allow you to travel via bus with students, faculty and staff to both Houston and New Orleans.  While in each city, you will be able to attend a company site visit, career panel, and networking reception.  Food, travel and hotel accommodations will all be covered for the student rate of $100.00.  The bus will leave CBU on Sunday, October 19, and return to CBU on Wednesday, October 22.

We anticipate that spots on the bus will go quickly.  So, apply today!  Sign in to your CareerLinX account and reference position #3852 for full details and application procedures.

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Office:  Buckman Hall, Suite 207  
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Amy Ware, Director:  (901) 321-3331
Cathy Lantrip, Career Counselor:  (901) 321-3329
Curt Rogers, Recruitment Coordinator:  (901) 321-3334