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In the 2016 NACE Job Outlook, 91.2% of responding employers indicated a preference for hiring graduates with some type of work experience. Now is the time for you to secure part-time jobs and internships for the summer and the Auburn University Career Center offers the perfect event to help you meet potential employers. The Spring Internship and Part-Time Job Fair will be held Wednesday, January 27 from 10 AM to 1 PM in the Student Center Ballroom and will feature employers who are hiring for short-term positions in a relaxed environment. Business casual dress is required and you can find samples of attire in the Job Search Guide or on the AUCareer Dress for Success Pinterest board. Looking the part will help you make a positive and professional first impression with the company representatives attending the fair. Have your resume reviewed by the Career Center ahead of time to ensure that you are presenting your skills, abilities and experiences clearly. Practice your elevator pitch with friends so you'll feel confident about what you want to say when meeting the representatives. Visit the event website or Tiger Recruiting Link (TRL) to view a list of companies who will be attending the fair. The Career Center looks forward to seeing you there!

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Nominate Student Workers and Supervisors for Recognition

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With more than 5,000 students employed on-campus throughout the year and numerous students contributing to off-campus businesses, student workers are developing the relevant skills to succeed in their future careers while enhancing Auburn University and the Auburn/Opelika community. Each year during National Student Employment Week, colleges and universities throughout the nation celebrate the contributions of student employees and the significance of the student employment experience. As a part of National Student Employment Week, April 11-15, 2016, the Career Center will host the Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY). SEOTY recognizes students, nominated by their supervisors, for superior service and dedication to their positions. Two students are selected from the nominees by a selection committee and awarded for their efforts as the on-campus or off-campus Student Employee of the Year. Additionally, students submit nominations for Supervisor of the Year. The award recipients will represent Auburn University at regional and possibly national levels of the National Student Employment Association awards.

The Career Center encourages Auburn University faculty and staff well as Auburn/Opelika area businesses to celebrate student employee contributions during National Student Employment Week. Nominations for the Student Employee of the Year awards and the Supervisor of the Year award will be available January 4 – February 5, 2016, at www.hire.auburn.edu. Students interested in pursuing employment should visit TRL. (www.jobs.auburn.edu).

Career Resource Spotlight – Job Search Guide

The Job Search Guide is a centralized tool to assist Auburn students as they move forward in their Post-Auburn life. The Guide moves students through how to look for a job, market themselves, secure a position, and start their careers. There is a lot of information out there, and the Job Search Guide takes the guesswork out of where to look. The content is written by our staff of professional experts and is updated regularly to capture current trends within the world of work and take advantage of the employer input from recruiters who seek Auburn graduates. The Guide offers advice on a variety of topics that include: walking you through how to set up your resume, preparing you for answering interview questions, and how to dress appropriately for a variety of professional and casual situations. The Guide should be a student’s place to start their post-Auburn life, regardless of how that looks.

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Auburn University Career Center

The Auburn University Career Center delivers comprehensive services for students to explore majors and careers, network with employers and professionals, prepare for advanced education, and successfully transition from college to career.