The Career Insider

Volume I, Issue 10

In This Week's Job & Internship Fair Issue...

  • Job and Internship Fair
  • List of Employers Attending the Fair
  • Parking for Job and Internship Fair
  • Resume Books for Employers
  • Peace Corps Application Session
  • Gradfest - Beyond the Hilltop
  • New Blog Posts on The Hilltop Scoop!
  • This Week's Workshop Calendar
  • The Internship Corner
  • Here's What You Missed Last Week
  • Career Funnies
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The Annual Spring Job & Internship Fair is the largest on-campus recruiting event of the year! More than 80 employers and 500 students participate!

This event is open to the entire St. Edward's University community. Professional dress is required to enter the fair. Remember to bring many copies of your resume!

As of March 17th, these 89 employers have registered:

A+ Federal Credit Union
ACT AUSTIN Teacher Certification Program
AISD Americorps
American Heart Association
Aspen Heights
Austin Film Festival
Austin Travis County Integral Care
Auto Hero
Barton Associates
BCL of Texas
Capitol Wealth Strategies
Center for Child Protection
Chick-fil-A, South Austin Unit
Child Support Division - Office of the Attorney General of Texas
ChildCare Careers
City of Austin Human Resources Department Employment Services Division
City of Austin, Communications and Public Information Office
Colorado River Alliance
Communities In Schools of Central Texas
Dallas Police Department
Defense Contract Audit Agency
Emler Swim School
Emmis Austin Radio
Enterprise Rent A Car
Equal Justice Center
Fastenal Company
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
H-E-B Corporate Headquarters
Holtzman Partners
InfoSnap, Inc.
Main Street Hub
Make A Wish Foundation
Marine Officer Programs
Mary Lee Foundation - Southpointe
Modern Woodmen of America
Mood Media
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Financial Partners
National Instruments
New York Life Austin
Northwestern Mutual
Office of the Governor
Omni Barton Creek Resort & Spa
Peace Corps
PLS Logistics Services
Project Vote Smart
Public Consulting Group, Inc
Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union
RidgeOak Living Community
Seton Healthcare Family
Spiceworks Inc.
St. Edward's University - University Police Department
St. Edward's University Graduate Programs
St. Edward's University-Career and Professional Development
Teacher Retirement System of Texas
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
Texas Conservation Corps at American Youth Works
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
The Blood & Tissue Center of Central TX
The Driskill - Hyatt Hotels
Total Quality Logistics
Travis County Juvenile Probation Department
U.S. Army
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of State
Wayside Schools
Wells Fargo Bank
Wexel Art
Yardi Systems
YES Prep Public Schools
YMBL Austin Sunshine Camps
YMCA of Austin

For information on other helpful bits of information, please visit
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Parking Lot Closures for Job & Internship Fair

On Wednesday, March 25, Career and Professional Development has reserved the following commuter parking lots until 3:00 p.m. for the employers attending the Annual Job & Internship Fair:

  • Parking lot in front of the RCC
  • Parking lot behind UFCU Alumni Gym
  • Parking lot in front of the UFCU Alumni Gym

We ask that faculty, staff and students park in the other designated commuter parking lots on this day. Your cooperation by not parking in the lots mentioned above is greatly appreciated as we give employers a warm welcome to St. Edward's University.
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Resume Books for Job Fair Employers - Submit Your Resume

Introducing a new feature of the Job and Internship Fair: Resume Books! Students and alumni are now able to submit their resume to the office of Career and Professional Development who will in turn forward your resume(s) to employer recruiters attending the Job and Internship Fair. You can submit your resume whether or not you will be attending the event, and you can submit a resume to one or more of the resume books.

The DEADLINE to submit your resume(s) to any of the job fair resume books is the day before the event, March 24, Tuesday, 2015.

Below are the links to the three resume books. Please note that the resume submission site is in Hilltop Careers, St. Edward's job and internship database for students and alumni. The resume books are located in the Career Events section of Hilltop Careers. The links below will take you straight to the resume book submission site. If you are a previous and recent user of Hilltop Careers, when you click on the link to submit your resume, you will be asked to log in to Hilltop Careers. If you have never used Hilltop Careers or don't remember your log-in information, at the bottom of the Hilltop Careers log-in page, you will click on "I can't access my account." Further explanation is given on the sign-in page.

Peace Corps Information Session

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DATE: Thursday, March 26, 2015
TIME: 11:00am - 7:00pm
LOCATION: Mabee Ballroom, Ragsdale Center

It’s one-stop shopping for all your graduation needs – caps, gowns, announcements, class rings & more. And you won’t want to miss the great giveaways & prizes, such as gift cards from local hotels & restaurants. Plus you can:

  • Have your graduation portrait taken with Main Building as the background. It’s a one-time opportunity at GradFest. Caps, gowns and ordering information are provided at the event. Order portraits online with Flash Photography or call 214-443-9393 for more information.
  • Confirm how your name will appear on your diploma.
  • Clear all financial holds.
  • Discover alumni networking & career services that can help with your job search.
  • Learn about Graduate Programs at St. Edward’s.

Stop by Career and Professional Development's Table at Gradfest!

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Don't miss out our new blog, The Hilltop Scoop, by subscribing at!
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

How to Work a Career Fair at 4:00 p.m.

Here you'll find tips on how to prepare for any job fair but specifically for the Job and Internship Fair hosted by our office. Learn how to prepare for the job fair, what to expect, and how to follow up on leads from the fair. Get the most out of any career or job fair!

Resume Workshop - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop will assist you in developing a resume from scratch or polishing the one you currently have. This workshop is strongly recommended for ALL students as they begin the job search process.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Resume Workshop - 4:00 p.m.

This workshop will assist you in developing a resume from scratch or polishing the one you currently have. This workshop is strongly recommended for ALL students as they begin the job search process.

Jump Start Your Internship Search Workshop - 5:00 p.m.

This workshop is designed to explain what internships are, help answer your questions, discuss the required steps to get involved, and assist you in filling out the appropriate paperwork. Come to find out what we can do to help you land an internship as well as to learn more about finding or developing an internship on your own.

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Internships Available for Summer 2015

Out Youth - Program Intern

Out Youth promotes the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of sexual and gender minority youth so that they can openly and safely explore and affirm their identities. The intern will:

Support program department, including, but not limited to: research, event planning, marketing/PR projects, fundraising, youth outreach, youth leadership development/mentorship, program development/evaluation, and database management.

Front Steps - Art Event Coordinator Intern

Based on the belief that all people deserve the dignity of a safe place to call home, Front Steps’ mission is to provide a pathway home through shelter, affordable housing, and community education. Front Steps is seeking an intern to assist with a one-time, unique opportunity offered to us by a local award-winning artist, Mrs. Sonja A. Kever. Front Steps and the Arch will be hosting a large fundraiser/auction of the resulting 30 portraits." The paintings that have been completed so far may be seen at The Intern will be responsible for helping organize ongoing events and publicizing the project.

GENAustin - Fundraising Intern

GENaustin's mission is to guide and support girls to make wise choices as they navigate the unique pressures of girlhood. The Fundraising Intern will assist the Development Director in various aspects of the management of a small shop Development Department at GENaustin (the Girls Empowerment Network.) The Intern can expect to gain introductory experience in grants management, donor relations, direct mail, and online campaigns.

Skillpoint Alliance - Community Recruitment Intern

We facilitate and sustain industry-led work force development solutions, while addressing the need to develop local talent and provide educational opportunities leading to college and career success for our citizens. Under the supervision of the Community Recruitment Coordinator, the Recruitment Intern supports the planning and execution of the Workforce Acceleration Programs participant and
community partners recruitment efforts.

Sustainable Food Center - Summer Field Trip Intern

SFC cultivates a healthy community by strengthening the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable food. SFC envisions a food secure community where all children and adults grow, share and prepare healthy, local food. The Summer Field Trip Intern will support SFC staff in the preparation and delivery of gardening, cooking, and other healthy food activities through 10-15 summer field trip experiences offered to established summer camp programs for youth in grades K-12.

Student Information

Students, if you are selected for one of these internships, you will:

  • Works a total of 100 hours for Summer 2015 (May 25 - July 31, 2015)
  • Be provided $1,000 in the form of an hourly salary of $10/hour for 10 hours a week for 10 weeks
  • Be required to write an 800 word blog post about your experience to be posted in The Hilltop Scoop
  • Be required to present at the end of the summer about your internship experience to H-E-B representatives, faculty, staff and administration

To apply for one of these awesome opportunities, please submit your application at

Deadline to Apply is Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 11:55 p.m.

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Career Funnies!

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