*Career Newsletter

Volume 1, Issue 1

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Debuting This Week: Career Drive-Thru!

Career Drive-Thru is a new service introduced to St. Edward's University this week as the department will host weekly tables in both Ragsdale and Trustee Hall. The tables are to serve as stops for students to inquire about services, internships, and job opportunities. The tables are scheduled for the Spring 2015 semester as follows:

Tuesdays - 10:45 am - 12:00 pm - Ragsdale Lobby
Wednesdays - 10:45 am – 12:00 pm - Trustee Hall, 2nd floor (by spiral staircase)

We look forward to seeing you there!
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Gartner, Inc. HIRING for Full Time Opportunities and Summer Interns!

Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company. Gartner, Inc. deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, they work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role.


Not a technology guru? NO PROBLEM! This opportunity is open for ALL MAJORS!


The following positions are currently available:

Account Management Summer Internship - Florida
  • The Account Management Summer Internship is a comprehensive 9-week program in the Gartner SMB sales channel. Interns perform job functions similar to those of full-time Account Managers (AMs), who manage a group of named accounts, retain and grow existing client relationships, and forge relationships with prospective clients.This is a paid internship.
  • Qualifications include: Requirements university senior or master's degree candidate, with expected graduation within one year; Willing to relocate to Fort Myers, FL, for the duration of the program; Superior communication skills; Excellent organizational skills; 3.0 or above GPA preferred; Leadership or work experience

Associate Client Partner - Florida

  • Associate Client Partners collaborate with account executives to maximize client satisfaction, retention and growth. This dynamic team model ensures that our largest clients are being served effectively and that the entire account team can achieve its monthly goals. Success in the role relies on developing and documenting a deep understanding of each client’s business and challenges and on key milestones and accomplishments. All majors encouraged to apply but individual must have completed at least 1 - 2 business internships

Account Manager SMB - Florida
  • Account Managers oversee a set of named accounts and have the opportunity to prospect for new business within a specific geography or vertical market. Success in the role relies on the ability to develop strategic relationships with key decision makers.All majors encouraged to apply.


Compensation and Benefits for Full Time Positions

  • Bonus opportunities and other performance-based rewards, including luxury, all-expense-paid trips to exotic locations such as Sydney, Rome and Hawaii
  • An intensive, eight-week training program designed to accelerate success and learning at Gartner
  • Twenty days paid time off, plus eight company holidays and one floating holiday
  • Tuition reimbursement program providing up to $5,250 per calendar year
  • Relocation assistance (subject to approval)


For more information, contact Andrew Harper - St. Edward's University Employer Relations Manager - at andrewh@stedwards.edu.

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Unum Hiring Sales Consultant Trainee - Houston, TX

Unum is an insurance industry Fortune 500 company positioned for strong future growth. As one of the world’s leading employee benefits providers, Unum helps protect more than 25 million working people and their families in the event of illness or injury. They show companies how to get the most from their benefit programs, helping them to build a stronger workforce – and ultimately, a stronger business.

Sales Consultant Trainee - Full Time - Houston, TX
The Unum Sales Consultant is a marketing and technical expert who represents Unum - educating and motivating other professionals to sell Unum products to their clients. We provide Sales Consultant Trainees with an extensive 6 to 9 month training program, Unumn University, which is recognized as the best in the industry. While you are in the training program you are salaried employee. As a Sales Consultant, your compensation is based on a semi-monthly draw plus bonus. Some benefits to consider:
  • Starting salary is $55k
  • All majors welcomed to apply
  • While a trainee, you are a salaried employee with benefits

Events - Save the Date!

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Event: Involvement Fair
Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Location: Ragsdale Lawn

Event: Meet the Public Relations Firms Night

Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. (check-in opens at 5 p.m; panel disussions is 5:30-6, and networking is 6-7).

Location: Mabee Ballroom A & B, 3rd floor of the Ragsdale Center

Event: Meet the AmeriCorps Programs Night

Date: Monday, February 2, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Location: Mabee Ballrooms A & B, 3rd floor of the Ragsdale Center


Event: Teach for America Information Table

Date: Tuesday, January 20 & Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Time: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Lobby of Ragsdale Center


Event: Dell Information Session

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Carter Auditorium, John Brooks William Natural Science Center-South Building


Event: YMCA of Austin Information Session

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Location: Lucas Room, 3rd floor of the Ragsdale Center


Event: Peace Corps Information Session

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Conference Room 180 in the John Brook Williams Building - South


Event: National Instruments Session (full-time and internships in technical writing)

Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Carter Auditorium, John Brooks William Science Center - South Building


Event: New York Life Information Session (full-time positions and summer internships)

Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Location: Carter Auditorium, John Brooks Williams Science Center - South Building

Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Tuesday, January 20

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 21

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 21

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 22

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 22

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Tuesday, January 27

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 28

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Wednesday, January 28

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Developing a Professional Resume Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 29

Time: 4 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126


Event: Jump Start Your Internship Search! Workshop

Date: Thursday, January 29

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Moody Hall 126

The Internship Corner

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Deadline to enroll is Wednesday, January 28, 2015!
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