November 18, 2015
Markets Internship Opportunity for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
A tech startup creating virtual marketplaces that promote better business
practices in emerging markets is currently seeking to fill a limited number
of internship positions with qualified college seniors eager to assist us
in launching into new markets this upcoming semester. Selected applicants
will be reporting directly to the founder, who is from a family with strong
ties to Gettysburg, and applicants will be held to the highest standards of
candidates will be able to work from campus and must be able to demonstrate
an ability to work independently and in a small team; accomplish difficult
tasks on set deadlines; and, above all, exhibit the leadership and creative
thinking of a future entrepreneur. A foreign language background or
proficiency in French, Spanish, or Arabic is highly desirable, as well as
knowledge of markets in Africa and Central or South America. This
position is open to all majors, though academic or professional experience
in marketing, organizational studies, or related fields are
preferred. Applicants must be a US citizen or legally able to work in
the U.S. and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Potential future employment
opportunities for those who qualify. For more information and to
submit an application, go to your GettysburgWorks account. Application
College Admissions-Senior Internship Opportunity
interns will work on specific projects for the Admissions Office during the
spring semester. Interns will also assist with major spring programs run by
the Admissions Office. Students will gain valuable professional experience,
as well as an in-depth look at the admissions profession, and will be paid
a minimum wage for their hours. Internships will be offered for the
following programs: Get Acquainted Day, Accepted Student Calling, Alumni Coordination.
The internship will run for the duration of the Spring 2016 semester and
students will be expected to work approximately 6-10 hours/week.
to your Gettysburg Works account
for an application form and more information on how to apply. Deadline: December 4, 2015.
Practice Tests for November from Kaplan
Kaplan has some free online events that you may want to take advantage of,
11/22/15 (7pm) The Path to Graduate School
11/28/15 (1:30pm) GRE Bootcamp: Quant & Verbal
LSAT11/22/15 (1:00pm) LSAT Practice Test
11/29/15 (9:30pm) LSAT Bootcamp: LR & LG
you receive an error the event may be full. Please visit www.kaptest.com/event and select another practice test or live event.
you want to work in fashion?
CollegeFashionista.com is a fashion website for those who are passionate
about the latest styles and trends on campuses around the world. This
website allows students and other young adults to view photographs of what
their peers are wearing around college campuses and gain valuable insight
and tips to incorporate these looks into their own college fashion
wardrobes. CollegeFashionista is looking for ambitious, goal-orientated
interns this spring to report on the fashion trends happening on their
campus. Their interns, aka Style Gurus, are in charge of capturing street
style photography around their college campus as well as creating articles
based on their findings.
position runs from the week of December 21 2015 to May 20 2016 and is
unpaid, however, CollegeFashionista will support requests for course
credit. Students must own or have access to a camera for the position. SLR
cameras preferred. CollegeFashionista is looking for outgoing students who
want to expand their writing portfolio and contribute to a growing online
media company. The
final date to apply is December 7, 2015. However,
applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis and they encourage you to
apply before then.
you are enthusiastic about the fashion industry, have experience in
journalism and/or photography please apply at www.collegefashionista.com/apply .
Trips to the Real World
in EACE’s Road Trips
to the Real World! Road Trips offers college students the
opportunity to attend employer site visits for ONE DAY between January 4 -
15, 2016. Host companies will talk about their organization, industry,
internships, and job opportunities. This is your chance to get the inside
scoop and literally get your foot in the door at over 30 participating
employers…BUT space is limited and spots fill up VERY quickly, so register
The registration deadline
is Friday December 4th, 2015. Click
here to register now!
At each site, you will get an in-depth
look at how the company operates and see firsthand the potential
internships and jobs that are available. You will also network with
employers and get a head start on your career planning. The Road Trips cost $10.00 per
site and are non-refundable. Students must provide their
own transportation to and from the site, and are responsible for any incidental
expense they may incur. If you have questions, please check the EACE
Teaching Jobs for Education, Arts & Science Majors
the 2016-17 school year, hundreds of private/independent schools around the
South will turn to Southern Teachers for help finding the best teachers
available. The teaching environment in these schools can be
exceptional: small class sizes, students intent on preparing for
college, and a focus on learning—not on test taking. Teachers certification
is not necessarily required for these positions. There are a few jobs
listed that begin in January 2016, so December graduates seeking good jobs
are especially encouraged to apply. STA will hold three Job Fairs for
teachers. Participants must be active candidates with Southern
Teachers, so that’s yet another reason to apply now!
from College to Career
In Getting from College to Career,
Lindsey Pollak provides 90 tips designed to help young people land the
perfect job and become successful and happy in their careers. This is a
modern take on career advice with tips on everything from what to do (and
not do) on social media to how to dress for an interview. Pollack relates
her own experiences and includes interviews with dozens of
professionals. [Getting from College to Career: Your Essential Guide to Succeeding
in the Real
World, Revised Edition, by Lindsey Pollak ©2007, 2012 Lindsey
Pollak. Adapted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers ISBN:
week's article provided tips on how to overprepare for interviews.
YOU HEAD OFF INTO THE REAL WORLD…
are a few more pieces of advice to heed before venturing out into the real
willing to ask for help if it is needed. No one expects anyone else to have
all the answers, so when in doubt, always speak up.
time to get advice or feedback.
that finding happiness is a lifelong process that will almost certainly
change several times, often in unexpected ways.
meet new people, constantly develop new skills, and pursue interests.
forget about enthusiasm. Do not be afraid to display passion or be
After College - explore jobs/internships based on your field of study;
discover opportunities that match your personal interests.
for Career Development - www.gettysburg.edu/career
CandidCareer.com- Whether you are just beginning to explore career options,
preparing for a job interview, or looking to change careers,
CandidCareer.com can help. They provide thousands of informational video
interviews with real professionals through an easy to use website.Their
site is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers so viewers will
be informed and ready for what lies ahead. Find your passion today at
Career Beam is a full service online resource to help you plan for your
life after Gettysburg. All students have been given an account and
login information was sent out last fall. If you cannot find the
email with your login information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Career Insider (Vault) - Gettysburg College in conjunction with Vault.com has
arranged for you to have free, unrestricted privileges to the largest most
comprehensive online career resource available.
CareerOneStop - sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor. Find
information on the fastest growing careers vs. slowest, industry trends,
Career Subscriptions - check out these exclusive career resources for Gettysburg
College students e.g. Current Jobs for Graduates, NEC Bridge (New England
Conservatory), and more! If asked to login, use your network username
Idealist - learn about nonprofit careers, volunteering, volunteering
abroad, and more.
Internships.com - discover internship positions from 67,418 companies
located in 7,606 cities across all 50 states.
LinkedIn - Network
with alumni, parents, and friends on the Gettysburg Professional Network.
Job Choices Magazine -
featuring job-search advice, interview tips, sample cover letters and
resumes, links to employers interested in hiring new college grads, and
more. Job Choices and
Job Choices/Diversity Edition.
Job Network - professional, technical, hourly,
skilled and executive jobs in Pennsylvania.
Diversity Network - job listings from employers
specifically recruiting diverse talent.