The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Job opportunities

FEATURE PHOTO: Job opportunities

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor

February 13, 2020

Igho Doghudje (right), a graduate student majoring in technology, speaks with HR specialists Sarah Steinbaugh and Alec Hart from the company Watchfire, during Wednesday’s job fair at the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Doghudje said showing potential employers interest and gettin...

Set goals to prepare for life after college

Kate Rehwinkel, Columnist

August 18, 2019

It is finally official, I am a senior and this is going to be my last year at Eastern. I have decided to set personal and academic goals this school year. Every student at Eastern should enjoy the school year, especially seniors because it is the last year before adulthood. Legally, I have been an...

Retail workers deserve more respect

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2019

Working a retail job is something many people will do at some point in their lives—whether it’s a first job, a transitional trade or a lifetime career. One thing all retail workers can attest to is that people can be brutal, and sometimes ridiculous; difficult shoppers can often make a fun and...

Editorial: March is the time to job search

Staff Editorial

March 3, 2019

March has begun, and spring is closing in fast. While that hopefully means better weather, it also means for all of us that it is time to take the next step in our lives: careers. This is the time of year when your laptops and emails need to be full of applications and emails for jobs. That is, if...

Students share pros, cons of working on, off campus

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019

Working on-campus jobs has both perks and drawbacks when compared to working off campus. Niarra Mitchell, a senior with a major in emergency management and disaster preparedness, works at the security desk at Booth Library and said that on-campus jobs work with schedules much better than off-campus...

The double life of an employed college student

Tom O'Connor, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2019

Like carrying plates and glasses on a server tray, working a job while attending a university can be quite arduous to balance. “I hate being broke; I am going to be honest,” said Gaige Davis, a music education major who works as a waiter at Cracker Barrel. “I would rather make my own money than ...

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...

Jobs currently available with Housing, Dining Services

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

January 14, 2019

Eastern Illinois University Housing and Dining Services is offering Eastern students jobs on campus for this spring semester. Mark Hudson, the director of housing and dining, said Housing and Dining service is the largest single department that employs students. In the dining operation areas, they ...

Explore your talents working for the newspaper

Staff Editorial

August 29, 2018

As a student publication, we want to get students involved and enjoy working for us. The purpose of The Daily Eastern News is to share the news of what occurs at Eastern, but we also strive to have journalism students and any other students interested get involved and develop experience in print jour...

Students share experiences of working on-campus jobs

AJ Fournier, Campus Reporter

August 22, 2017

With different jobs around Eastern, students share their experiences of working on the campus itself. Lexie Bustard, a senior communications studies major and cashier at the Panther Pantry, said that it is a pretty fun job, and it has a few benefits too. “The pantry works around my school schedule...

Faculty losses cause departmental challenges

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

August 31, 2016

Editors Note: This is the first part of a longer series exploring faculty departures at Eastern. The next part will explore the effect these departures have on the university. Faculty members have been leaving Eastern over the last few years, leaving academic departments to find a way to cover cla...

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