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Career Services Becomes a Mickey Mouse Operation

January 19, 2012 / by / 1 Comment

Walt Disney’s philosophy about customer service was quite simple: “Keep it clean … Keep it friendly … Make it a real fun place to be.” Director of Career Services Jacqueline Smith wants everyone to know GCU has more in common with Disney than just charming mascots. If it’s up to her, every GCU student will leave school with the same purpose, passion and work ethic as Disney’s best. With more than 800 student workers (and counting) on campus, Smith’s office will have much to say on the matter. This past semester, Student Worker Training Manager Connie Sugarman and Career Specialist Brittany Mony trained more than half of the University’s student workers.

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Career Services Unveils Online Job Board

January 18, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

GCU Career Services has a new online job board, Lopes for Hire, featuring job opportunities for students and alumni with companies located in Phoenix and beyond. Career Services has forged relationships with numerous companies and is listing only valid job opportunities for the site’s users. All listings are reviewed and approved by the Career Services staff. To start using the resource, visit http://gcuniv.experience.com.

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Orientation Central: Meet Jackie Smith

August 16, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

If you’re looking for a campus job, Jackie Smith and her team are the ones to know. If you’re preparing you’re resume or getting ready for an interview for an off campus job Jackie and her team are also the ones to know! Stop in and have some fun with the Career Services office as they help you research positions, perfect that resume and polish those interview skills http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=http://youtu.be/XO0gzBIqBvE

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‘Lopes Department Growing in Numbers

August 10, 2011 / by / 2 Comments

GCU’s Lopes Department celebrated its one-year anniversary this week, complete with birthday cake at the Canyon Café for the team of 50 student workers and two managers. The department, which pre-evaluates transcripts for prospective students, began with 18 workers last August and continues to grow in step with the University.

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Career Services Is One-Stop Shop for Student Workers

August 10, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Career Services has always been the place to go for finding employment on campus, but now students have even more reason to visit the center, located in the Student Union. Although returning students will find Career Services in the same place, they will find new faces eager to help them with their employment needs.

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Eighth-Graders Visit Campus for Tour With Purpose

May 10, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

About 450 eighth-graders from Palo Verde Middle School in Phoenix received more than just a tour of the GCU campus on their visit Tuesday morning. Before walking the grounds, the students met in the North Gym to complete a basic personality and interest inventory, prepared by Career Services and designed to help them zero in on their purpose.

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Career Services Hosted first Tucson Nursing Career Fair

March 08, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

The May and August 2011 graduating class from the College of Nursing in Tucson attended the first ever Tucson Nursing Career Fair coordinated by the GCU Office of Career Services. Students were dressed professionally with resume and business card in hand.

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Career Services Presents Digital Business Etiquette March 23

March 02, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Career Services and the IMASC present the Robert Half company and its presentation of “Business Etiquette: The New Rules in a Digital Age.” Space is limited for this March 23 seminar so RSVP now.

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Student Worker of the Month: Jessica Schartz

November 10, 2010 / by / 3 Comments

Career Services is proud to present its Student Worker of the Month for November to Jessica Schartz. Senior elementary education student Schartz has worked with the College of Nursing for more than a year and a half.

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Get a Job: Accountemps, Office Team and Thrivent

October 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Accountemps, Office Team and Thrivent Financial will be on campus Monday, October 25, looking to hire GCU students for off-campus jobs. Accountemps will be available from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Williams Building. Office Team and Thrivent Financial will be available in the Student Union from after Chapel until 1 p.m. Office Team and Thrivent will return at the same time, in the same place, on Wednesday, October 27. Contact Career Services for more information at 602.639.6606 or careerservices@gcu.edu. Follow Career Services online at: Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/GCUcareerservices Twitter – http://twitter.com/CanyonJobs

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