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Career Services helps students think future goals

Gillian Eubanks, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Students at Eastern who are struggling with their majors can reach out to Career Services to receive career counseling. Career Services offers many resources to students to help them find the career that fits them. Bobbi Kingery, the director of Career Services, said “it is never too late to start figuring it out.” At Career Servi...

Education job fair slated for Wednesday

Kate Figlewski, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2019

EIU Career Services is hosting the annual Fall Education Job Fair Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom. Career Services Director Bobbi Kingery said the fair is a great way for students of many majors to network with potential future employers. ...

LGBTQ+ discussion slated for Wednesday

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

October 8, 2019

LGBTQ+ individuals will share their experiences in the workplace at a panel Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Charleston/Mattoon room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The Center for Gender and Sexual Diversity and Career Services are sponsoring the “Out @ Work” panel as part of Gender and...

Career Services to inform international students about US interviews

Blake Faith, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2019

International students struggling to adapt to American interviewing styles can learn more about it by attending Career Services’ Mastering the United States Interview Culture for International Students Wednesday. One of this year’s goals for Career Services was to offer more events and informat...

Employers to be present at Job, Internship Fair

February 13, 2019

Career Services will host the Job and Internship Fair on Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Career Services suggests viewing the list on employers attending the event, talking to various employers, preparing a resume beforehand, dres...

Take advantage of Career Services

Staff Editorial

February 11, 2019

Career Services on campus is an incredible resource to use when it comes to preparing for the job market or even looking for potential employers and internships. However, we’re not entirely convinced that everyone utilizes this important resource. And yes, we’re speaking for ourselves too. We sat...

Students develop skills at mock interviews

Leah Goldstein, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2019

Career Services held a mock interview workshop for students Tuesday in the Human Services Building. For the workshop, Career Services brought in local professionals who also attend the career fair to help students build their confidence and professionalism as they prepare to enter the workforce. Students...

Mock job interview workshop to be held Tuesday

Leah Goldstein, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019

Career Services is hosting a mock interview workshop featuring visiting employers, human resource professionals and alumni from the area for students to attend Tuesday. With this workshop, students learn professional communication skills, ways to present themselves in a positive and confident way, meth...

Career Services offers tips, resources to international students

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Career Services hosted an event for international students in the Tuscola-Arcola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union on Wednesday. At the event, Career Services director Bobbi Kingery and employer relations specialist John Marr went over resources they offer to students native to other cou...

Career Services to host series of workshops for international students

Staff Report

January 22, 2019

Career Services will host an informational workshop for international students about services they offer on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This will be the first of a four-part series of workshops for international students. The workshop was cre...

Career Services helping with resumes, internships

Hannah Shillo, Entertainment Reporter

January 15, 2019

Career Services is hosting a series of workshops to help students with writing resumes and cover letters and teach students how to use LinkedIn and PANTHER TraCS starting at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Career Services is available to help students with with resumes, job and internship applications and intervie...

Employers looking to fill jobs, internships at fair Thursday

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018

The fall Job and Internship Fair will be from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Bobbi Kingery, director of Career Services, said there will be over 70 organizations in attendance for the event. “What’s cool about it is that a lot o...

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