The Career Insider

Volume III, Issue 3

In This Week's Career Insider Issue...

  • 2015 Dell Health Undergraduate Scholar Internship
  • New Online Chat Kicks Off Today!
  • List of On-Campus Jobs Available
  • Meet-Ups for the Week
  • The Hilltop Scoop is BACK with Fresh, New Posts!
  • Full time Job Opportunities Available
  • The Internship Corner
  • What You Missed Last Week
  • Get Connected!

2015 Dell Health Undergraduate Scholar Internship - Deadline September 25th!

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Working late and need to ask our staff a quick question? Don't worry, we're now available for you in the evenings through our Online Chat!

Our trained staff will be available to answer your questions after hours while classes are in session!

The Online Chat will be available Mondays - Thursdays from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

As these are chat sessions, there won't be enough time to critique your resume or cover letter during the chat session but you can always come in during walk-in hours, schedule an appointment, or drop off your resume or cover letter with our Resume Drop/Off Service.

To access our Online Chat, please click here.
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Need an On-Campus Job? Look no further!

Career and Professional Development - Digital Media Assistant

Office of International Education - Office Assistants

Residence Life - Apartment Desk Workers

School of Behavioral and Social Science - Villanueva TA's

Munday School of Business - Office Assistant

Athletics - Activity Assistant

School of Education - Honors LLC Teaching Assistants

School of Humanities - German 3 Teaching Assistant

Facilities - Office Assistant

Admissions Office - Transfer Inquiry Assistant

University Advancement - Phonathon Caller

CAMP - CAMP Peer Academic Coach

School of Humanites - GDES Teaching and Research Assistant

School of Behavioral and Social Sciences - Dean's Suite Office Assistant

School of Education - Writing Intern

School of Education - Freshman Studies Lecture Intern

Ragsdale Campus Center - Ragsdale Center Schedule Assistants

School of Natural Sciences- NS LLC Student Assistant

School of Education - UNPG Student Assistant

School of Behavioral Social Sciences - Graduate Advising Assistant

Student Financial Services - Office Assistant

Student Affairs - Graduate Intern

School of Natural Sciences - Office Assistant

University Advancement - Office Assistant

Business Office - Office Assistant

Campus Ministry - Graphic Designer/Office Assistant

McNairs Scholars Program - Work study

School of Humanities - FLTA Mentor

School of Humanities - Lab Assistant

Post Office - Mail Clerk/Driver

Natural Sciences - Student Assistant

Munday School of Business - Office Assistant

CAMP - Peer Academic Coach Program Coordinator

Center for Teaching Excellence - Student Office Assistant

Holy Cross Institute - Student Assistant

Registrar- Office Assistant

Facilities - Office Assistant

Wild Basin Creative Research Center - Office Assistant

School of Humanities - Teaching Assistant

Center for Teaching Excellence - Student Office Assistant

Registrar - Office Assistant

Facilities - Office Assistant

Please visit Hilltop Careers daily to learn about new On-Campus Student Jobs posted!
Students: Now all on-campus direct wage and work-study jobs and internships are posted on Hilltop Careers!

If you have not logged on yet or set up your Hilltop Careers account, please click here.

Already have a profile set up on Hilltop Careers but don't know how to search for on-campus jobs? Click here!

Need a visual on how to write a resume to submit to on-campus employers? We got you covered! Click here for either our downloadable handout or video!

Still need help? We have your back! Take advantage of any of the following services:

  1. Walk-in Hours: Monday through Friday from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  2. Make an appointment by calling 512-448-8530
  3. Use our Resume Drop-Off Service and get it revised in 2 business days by simply emailing it to
  4. Utilize our late hours Monday through Thursday from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  5. Stop by our Career Drive Thrus to get a quick view of your resume on Tuesdays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm in Ragsdale or Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in Trustee Hall - 2nd Floor
  6. Or use our evening Online Chat Monday through Thursday from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. for a quick question!
  7. Join us for our Developing a Resume that Works! Meet-Up on Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. and Wednesdays at 5:00 p.m. in our Meet-Up Lounge in Moody Hall 134!
  8. Or you could also join us for Job & Internship Search Strategies on Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. in our Meet-Up Lounge in Moody Hall 134!

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Meet-Ups Held THIS WEEK!

Meet-ups will be held in the Meet-Up Lounge in Moody Hall 134.

Be sure to follow #SEUMeetUps on Twitter!

Fall 2015

#SEUInstabrand - Tuesday, September 8th at 3:00 p.m.

Ever wonder how you can get employers to learn more about you beyond sending a resume and application? Social media may be your answer. Just as job seekers research companies, employers research candidates. This workshop will discuss major social media outlets such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Topics include a summary of each social media site, advantages for the job search, and strategies for visibility.

Job & Internship Search - Wednesday at 4:00 p.m.

Searching for that perfect internship? Don't know where to start looking for jobs? This meet-up will help you maximize your efforts to land a satisfying career position ASAP. We'll focus on leveraging networking opportunities, goal setting and organization, utilizing temporary employment, optimizing career center resources and tips for keeping your job search skills in top shape in order to land your ideal job or internship.

Developing a Resume that Works - Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.

Resumes are an effective means of introducing yourself in writing to potential employers. By participating in this meet-up, you will learn how to present your qualifications, including educational background, work experience, and extracurricular activities, in a well-developed format.This meet-up will teach you how to prepare a professional resume that reflects your education, knowledge, and skills which are relevant to the job that you are seeking.

Networking Strategies - Thursday, September 10th at 4:00 p.m.

How can you leverage your personal and online network in your job search? We discuss how to professionally network on LinkedIn through alumni, groups, employer, and companies. Learn how to build your network on LinkedIn and how to ensure that your social media presence is working for (not against) you in your job search.


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The Hilltop Scoop is off Summer Break!

The Hilltop Scoop is officially off summer hiatus and is loaded with fresh, new blogs from students, alumni and employers!

Be sure to subscribe so you never miss a blog by clicking here!

This week, The Hilltop Scoop features:

Tuesday, September 8th - "My Enterprise Community Internship Experience with Susan G. Komen-Austin" by Jordan Brown '17

Thursday, September 10th - "Putting the "Fun" in Fundraising at GENaustin" by Clair Daly '15

To view the Hilltop Scoop please click here.

Are you a student, alum, or employer who would like to write a blog for The Hilltop Scoop? Awesome! Email Sally Perez-Ramos, Manager of Communication and Online Programming, at for more information!

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National Instruments seeks Technical Writer

National Instruments is seeking talented new grads for entry-level technical writer positions in its R&D organization.

Technical writers at National Instruments partner with an engineering team to develop and improve product documentation. As an NI technical writer, you write technical documentation, collaborate with content experts to develop/enhance documentation content, and work with product managers and engineers to improve the usability of documentation and products.

National Instruments is well-known for its promote-from-within philosophy. Thus, as you advance your technical writing career, you have opportunities for many new challenges, including mentoring new technical writers, managing documentation project schedules, developing and improving processes, and serving as a customer advocate.

Core Responsibilities:
• Create and edit product documentation according to company guidelines, including printed materials, electronic help, and other forms of documentation
• Send documentation through review and implement feedback
• Collaborate with content experts to learn about products
• Meet with technical communications group leaders to discuss documentation content
• Prepare information for publishing
• Evaluate industry tools and trends
• Work with project managers and engineers to improve the usability of documentation
• Troubleshoot help systems as they are integrated into products
• Research new solutions to improve existing processes

For more information about a career in technical writing at National Instruments, please visit

Texas Land Office seeks Accounts Examiner III
Performs moderately complex (journey-level) accounts examination work. Reviews monthly production/royalty reports to ensure compliance with reporting procedures. Reviews unit agreements and division of interest instruments per procedures. Communicates with companies on routine matters. Analyzes source documents such as lease agreements to ensure compliance. Reconciles royalty ledgers and bills companies for additional royalties and penalties due as needed. Work involves examining and auditing operating reports and financial accounting records, and collecting fees, royalties, or penalties. May train others. Works under general supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

BBVA Compass Bank seeks Financial Sales Rotational Program
RISE is an accelerated training program that recruits talent from universities across the footprint. During this 16 week training program, participants receive extensive sales, systems, and product training. They will participate in job-shadowing and rotations with top sales performers, and quickly move into applying their knowledge through direct interaction with customers.

Program Structure

During the first portion of the program, participants will come to Houston for one week of in-person training and onboarding sessions. During this week, they’ll be introduced to Retail managers and executives, and given a thorough orientation to BBVA Compass and the Retail line of business.

Participants return to their local markets to continue the next portion of their preparation and training. Training will include a blend of virtual components and in-person sessions with local trainers or leaders. During this portion of training, participants are exposed to systems and product knowledge, professional development topics, Mortgage certification, and sales training. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to study and receive their license to sell Health and Life Insurance.

The goal of the program is to place participants in the Retail branch network at the conclusion of the training period. Successful participants may be placed as a Financial Sales Advisor in Dallas, Houston, Austin, or Denver. Final placement will be based on staffing needs at the time of program completion and will be subject to all applicable company policies and procedures.

With this accelerated training program, RISE participants will be expected to adjust and perform quickly once placed in their permanent assignments.

Dell seeks Technical Support Agent

What will your next opportunity look like? Will it provide hands-on, technical and customer-facing training designed just for you—the eager self-starter? Will you have a career coach, mentor, and large infrastructure of tools to help you succeed? Will you have a direct path to your next opportunity? Will you have the perfect balance of being part of an established company, with a start-up, entrepreneurism like no other in the industry?

If this is the job you dreamed of when beginning your career…then a Technical Support Agent role at Dell might be perfect for you. Dell is a 100,000 member-strong, global company, with sights set on changing the world. Come change the world with us and learn how other early career professionals are launching—and advancing—their careers:

Not a techie, but have technical aptitude? Imagine what 12 months of ongoing training, and the full weight of Dell behind you, will do for your career. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a customer-first mentality, we can teach you the rest.

As a Technical Support Agent, you will be resident problem-solver, providing front-line support for a game changing, enterprise-wide support service. In this role, you will have the opportunity to use your expertise to identify issues, investigate root causes, and recommend solutions to help our customers. You will have the opportunity to partner with our highly skilled technical advisors, who provide solutions to our customer’s most complex issues. You can be a hero by being the first person to resolve our customers IT issues, but you will have the backing of our technical support team as the complexity of issues increases.

This is the reason our Technical Support Agents go on to do such great things in their career. They are part of a team that cares about career growth by investing in training programs and certifications. Read more…

Role Responsibilities
• Collaborate with peers, team leads, and engineers, and third party vendors to resolve customer issues, maintaining complete ownership of issues from beginning to resolution
• Follow up with customers to ensure accurate resolution for their technical issues
• Document problems, diagnostics, interactions, next steps, and solutions implementation in a CRM tool
• Provide an extraordinary customer service experience

About Dell
With more than 100,000 team members globally, we promote an environment that is rooted in the entrepreneurial spirit in which the company was founded. Dell’s team members are committed to serving our communities, regularly volunteering for over 1,500 non-profit organizations. The company has also received many accolades from employer of choice to energy conservation. Our team members follow an open approach to technology innovation and believe that technology is essential for human success.

Why work with us?
• Life at Dell means collaborating with dedicated professionals with a passion for technology.
• When we see something that could be improved, we get to work inventing the solution.
• Our people demonstrate our winning culture through positive and meaningful relationships.
• We invest in our people and offer a series of programs that enables them to pursue a career that fulfills their potential.
• Our team members’ health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work.

Dell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

To view more opportunities like these, please visit Hilltop Careers.
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Off Campus Federal Workstudy Program

The following positions are available through the Work-Study Community Program at St. Edward's University:

The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas

Austin Chamber of Commerce

Austin ISD - Twilight Evening Program

Austin Partners in Education

The Austin Project

Consulate General of Mexico

Foundation Communities

Hispanic Scholarship Consortium

Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum

Eligibility & Application Process

Students must:

  • Be currently enrolled at St. Edward's University as either a undergraduate or graduate student

  • Be eligible for work study funding to apply for these internships

  • Email your student ID number, resume, and cover letter to Adrian Ramirez, Associate Director, at

If you are unsure if you qualify:

  • Verify you have submitted your FAFSA for the 2014-2015 academic year

  • Email your student ID number to to verify eligibility

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