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May 14, 2009

Seats available in Web Design Introduction course

The Murphy Hall Digital Media Studio will once again host the University College course Web Design Introduction this summer. The class offers a chance for SJMC students to learn Web design in a non-techie atmosphere. The 4 credit class meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 9-1 from June 15th to August 5th. Students in the class can create their own Web site for a personal portfolio, student organization, basic e-commerce or other topic of the students own choosing.

For more information visit the class Web site or see University College on One Stop. The instructor, David Husom is a member of the SJMC adjunct faculty where he teaches Web design and Media Graphics. He can been contacted at husom0012@umn.edu.

May 11, 2009

May 27 - You've Graduated: What Now?

From 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at St. Paul Student Center, Cherrywood Room

This workshop is for recent U of M grads, or those who will graduate soon. (It's open to graduates from December 2008 to August 2009.)

Here's what you'll get out of this intensive workshop:

—How to figure out where you want to work, and what your options are (businesses, nonprofits, and organizations of all sizes.)
—How to research organizations and job openings.
—How to get your foot in the door.
—How to write a resume that gets attention.
—How to impress anyone you interview with.
—How to network.
—How to find alternative job options, like AmeriCorps, Teach for America, and more.

Plus more. View full event information online at the Career and Community Learning Center (CCLC).

May 4, 2009

Facebook group for job seekers

Fast Horse, a Minneapolis nontraditional marketing agency, has created a new Facebook group to help job-seeking college students and recent grads. The group, called The Fast Horse Experience, will be a place where job seekers can get answers to everything from interview etiquette to writing cover letters to learning about the agency's culture and work. You may view the group at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Fast-Horse-Experience/65932144348.

Prepare for Finals at the Cram Slam

The SMART learning commons is hosting a Cram Slam to help students prepare for final exams. Consultants and tutors will be available to help you with chemistry, biology, math, economics, physics, statistics, writing, foreign languages, and more. Free food will be provided.

Two dates to choose from:

Wednesday, May 6 from 1-6 p.m. in Room 204, Walter Library
Friday, May 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Klaeber Court