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Summer Job Search Timeline

When should I begin my summer job search?

Fall semester:  think about what industry you would like to get experience in, network with people you know through school, church, community, family, faculty, career development, etc.

Fall break/Christmas Break/Spring Break:  visit potential employment site(s) to introduce yourself in person and submit resume, think about housing options, continue networking

January:  get resumes out, get resumes on summer job Web sites, continue networking

February: follow-up on resumes, continue checking summer job Web sites, continue networking, begin researching housing options

March:  follow-up on resumes and Web sites, continue networking, attend Camp, Sport, & Ministry Summer Opportunities Fair at Geneva College, research housing options, research local staffing agencies

April/May:  follow-up on resumes and Web sites, continue networking, interview, follow-up on housing options, register with local staffing agencies if needed


What if I'm limited to living at home?

  • Use your local networks (family, home church, friends, etc).
  • Survey your community for summer job opportunities the previous summer/fall
  • Get your resumes out very early (you will be competing with high school students)
  • Consider working Fall, Christmas, and Spring Breaks for the summer employer

What are my summer job options?

Camps, Theme Parks, State Parks, Retail, Resorts, Cruise Ships, Seasonal work (ie: landscaping, pool maintenance), Colleges, Factories, Office Services, Nanny, and Summer Internships


 

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Among a recent sampling of chemistry graduates, 83% were able to work in an internship or research experience during college years, and 100% had employment in their field or were accepted into graduate school within three months of graduation.

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Upcoming Events
COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.
GUEST SPEAKERS
Theology professor and author Dr. Vincent Bacote to visit Geneva
The Director of Wheaton College’s Center for Applied Christian Ethics will speak in chapel on Oct 22.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Master's in Counseling reception to be held in Cranberry
Program information will be presented at the RLA on Monday, October 13 from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.