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Auburn University Career Center Newsletter


In this issue....

  • Showing thanks in our professional lives
  • Staff Spotlight: Ellis
  • Video: Thank You Notes

November is the time to show thanks

The semester is drawing to a close and Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Everyone is busy right now and feeling overwhelmed with class assignments, tests, graduate school applications, and even job searches, but it is essential to take time to reflect and take stock in our lives. This is the time of year to take a minute and appreciate the people who have been there for us and helped us along the way. Showing gratitude is one of the easiest and most impactful things we can do in our lives, especially our professional lives. Who are you thankful for this year? Who has helped you get to where you are now? Who do you want to continue having in your life? The simple act of telling someone how they have impacted you can make a huge difference and does not have to cost you a penny.

This semester the Career Center is thankful for the employers and students who have utilized our services and participated in our events. Thank you!

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Staff Spotlight

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Ellis Bernstein

Ellis Bernstein joined the Career Center staff in August as a graduate assistant. Despite his roots in Birmingham, Alabama, Ellis attended the University of Indiana and in 2013 received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. During his undergrad, Ellis had the opportunity to study abroad for 5 months at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. After receiving his bachelor's, Ellis was accepted to Auburn University and is currently working toward his PhD in Counseling Psychology. Ellis has had the opportunity to complete clinical work in at the AU Counseling Center and Georgia Institute of Technology Counseling Center, teach undergraduate students, and help students in the Auburn University Career Center.

Video - Thank You Notes

Thank You Notes
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Career Resources


There are many different job search resources out there and they are not all created equal. Take a look at CareerShift (located in Handshake as a Recommended Resource) to explore job postings and find contacts in an organization all in one incredibly useful tool. CareerShift allows you to leverage your Auburn University alumni connections to network into a job. Come in to the Career Center during Drop-in hours (Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm) to learn how. (select Current Students option and use your Auburn credentials to log-in)

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.