Chicago Center Internships Prove Valuable for Two Britons
Kyle Alsheskie and Alissa Castellanos, rising seniors at Albion College, didn’t have to travel far to complete a rich experiential learning opportunity. The accounting and mass communication majors, respectively, found internships through the Chicago Center for Urban Life & Culture, and the real-world experience continued outside of work as they explored metropolitan life.
Webinar: Getting Noticed and Hired
Insider Tips to Getting Noticed and Hired!
Albion College's Office of Alumni Engagement and Career and Internship Center hosted a free webinar on the topic of the job search from a human resources perspective on Thursday, March 26 from noon to 1 p.m. (ET).
Carroll G. Velie, Human Resources Director, Varnum, LLP will discussed inside tips and suggestions for job seekers. Throughout her career she has reviewed countless applications. Her insights will help you understand what it takes to get noticed by a company and make it through the initial screening process and on to the hiring manager. She will also discussed the most common mistakes made by applicants and help you avoid these pitfalls.
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Albion Advantage Gives Students a Chicago Career Vision
Twelve Albion College students pursuing marketing and management met with alumni in the Windy City over semester break to learn about internship and job opportunities, network, hone their interview skills and learn some of the ins and outs about living and working in Chicago. The "Career Visions" trip, organized by the Office of Career Development, "gave me so much insight that I would not have if I did not go," said Lauren Wysocki, '13.