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Get a Job: U.S. Border Patrol on Campus Jan. 12

January 06, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

The United States Border Patrol will be on campus Wednesday, January 12, looking to hire GCU students for off-campus jobs. The company will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Union. 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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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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Student Worker of the Month: Sam Brunner

October 22, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Office of Career Services is proud to present Student Worker of the Month for October to Sam Brunner.

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New Program Connects Students with Off Campus Jobs

October 07, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Career Services has integrated a new, student-friendly resource to develop relationships with local companies in the valley by showing where GCU students have worked, or currently work off-campus.

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Career Services Unveils New, Improved Website

October 01, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Grand Canyon University Career Services Center added the Career Insider resource to provide on-line tools and resource for all job-seeking students.

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Student Worker of the Month: Katie Bremerthon

September 14, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

The Career Services Center is proud to announce its first Student Worker of the Month, Katie Bremerthon. Bremerthon is a senior elementary education major who works at both the Peoria Boys & Girls Club as well as Maryland Elementary School. She is a tutor to many of the children she works with, often helping them with math and language.

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Career Services Plants Seeds of Purpose in Student Minds

September 13, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

Career Services presented its first Lunch & Learn session on Monday, Sept. 13, in McKinley Hall in the Student Union.

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GCU Students Making a Difference at Boys & Girls Clubs

July 22, 2010 / by / 3 Comments

Andre Bell says working with kids is a little like the poetry he writes. It’s all about understanding his audience.

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Career Services: A Partner in Student Success

July 08, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

By Nate Perry GCU Administrative Assistant Are you looking for a job?  Looking for a new way to network and promote yourself?  Confused about choosing a major? Career Services has the tools and resources to help you succeed.  From free business cards to career opportunities, its mission is to help you get connected and stay connected for a lifetime. Students can take advantage of opportunities to sharpen their job skills and earn some extra money through student-worker positions on campus.  Workers are hired on a short-term, temporary basis, usually by semester, and they work no more than 20 hours a week.  If you’re interested in a job opportunity or in learning more about the student-worker program, call Career Services or stop in at the Student Union office. To help with finding a job and networking, all GCU ground students are eligible to receive free business cards from Career Services.  Business cards help you connect with potential employers and associates.  Career Services also offers tips on networking etiquette and on how to effectively use your business cards. The staff leaders of Career Services are Jacqueline Smith and Dr. Mary Askew.  Between the two of them, they have more than 35 years […]

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Student Contact Center Becomes a Success

June 02, 2010 / by / 0 Comment

A crew of students has turned the new GCU Student Contact Center into a blessing for campus job seekers as well as potential University students. The center is earning rave reviews on campus. According to Mike Rasmussen, who is currently pulling double duty as an enrollment manager in the business division and as the interim Student Contact Center manager, all the credit goes to his team of students. Student Contact Center workers contact potential students who have asked for more information about the University and its degree programs. Rasmussen says his team members often catch people on the phone before they have even left gcu.edu. The team calls to make sure potential students are directed to the counselor who will best meet their needs. This includes understanding if students need to be directed to military or tribal counselors, or simply to the correct degree program. Rasmussen encourages his team to mention that they are students on campus. They are able to develop quick rapport with people and, according to Rasmussen, have done an outstanding job of making potential students feel a connection to campus. Many of the Center employees are student-athletes, student leaders or commuter students. The Center’s hours provide […]

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