The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

COLUMN: Working students are not lazy

Ian Stobaugh, Columnist October 18, 2021

In high school, I worked at Panera for 35 hours a week for $9 an hour. I was a straight A student with a 3.9 GPA at the time, but everyone told me that since I was 16, I needed a job. People told me...

Experience makes you who you are

Jordan Boyer, Photo Editor April 25, 2019

This is my last week here at The Daily Eastern News, and it is certainly a bittersweet feeling. I have had the best time working here the past couple of years, and I am certainly going to miss this place. I...

Student Worker Will Taylor, a junior human resources major, sets up a table for an upcoming event Wednesday afternoon outside of the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Some students will continue working on campus over break

Gillian Eubanks, Staff Reporter March 6, 2019

Spring break starts at the end of this week, leaving many students without a job for a few days, meaning little to no pay on the next paycheck. With a student job, workers cannot exceed 20 hours in a...

Spencer Briggerman (right), a assistant manager at The Sherwin-Williams Company and a Eastern alumni, is talking to a English student Dom Hill (left) during Job & Internship Fair at Grand Ballroom of MLK University Union on Wednesday afternoon.

Students, employers network at Job, Internship Fair

Inanna Weller, Contributing Writer February 13, 2019

Students and employers gathered to talk job opportunities during the Spring Job and Internship Fair Wednesday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Students showed companies...

Employers to be present at Job, Internship Fair

February 12, 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...

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...

Beth Preston and Benjamin Shank converse on Wednesday morning at the Fall Education Job Fair, held in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

School districts, Eastern students connect at Fall Education Job Fair

Faith Morris, Contributing Writer November 7, 2018

As students think ahead to graduation, events like the Fall Education Job Fair held Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union showcase not only which school districts are hiring but give...

School districts looking to hire mid-year teacher graduates at Fall Education Job Fair

Abby Carpenter, Contributing Writer November 5, 2018

Seventy-six school districts, all from a variety of different backgrounds and sizes, will be present at the Fall Education Job Fair, which will take place on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m in the Grand...

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...

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