Upcoming Success Center Events and Employers On Campus

Students went speed dating with a professional twist on March 5, when they met alumni, got career advice and networking tips, and became more confident job seekers during short “speed networking” intervals and alumni-to-alumni networking.


EMPLOYER IN THE FOYER and CAMPUS RECRUITING

Employers routinely visit campus to recruit Augustana students. Connect with these organizations in the Commons Concourse from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the day listed below.

Sioux Falls Parks & Recreation

Thursday, September 7 | 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

 

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR STUDENTS

Grad School Guru: Personal Statements Graduate Programs
Tuesday, September 12 | 10 to 10:30 a.m. | Canton Room
Drafting your personal statement doesn’t have to be stressful. Attend this event for quick tips that will help you avoid writer’s block and conquer your essay.

Steps to Success: The Academic Calendar and What It Means to You (Core Value Event)
Tuesday, September 12 |10 to 10:30 a.m.  | Beloit Room
From deadline alerts to academic policies, this session covers the important dates to stay mindful of each term.

How to Succeed in the Sciences (Core Value Event)
September 13 | 7 to 8 p.m. | FSC 113B
Hear success tips and strategies from upper-class students enrolled in science courses.
 
Just in Time: Time Management Techniques (Core Value Event)
Thursday, September 21 | 10 to 10:30 | Beloit Room

Whether you are busy juggling lots of activities or find yourself procrastinating, this session will help you learn techniques to manage your schedule, motivation, and productivity.

Career Camp

Thursday, October 3 | 10 to 11 a.m.  | 2 in 1 room

Thursday, October 3 | 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. | 2 in 1 room

Finding a post-college job shouldn’t be a mad dash right before graduation. There’s a better way to launch your career. The Success Center has strategically designed resources to help you explore and chart your course early. During this power-hour, you will enhance your understand of best practices related to resumes, interviews, LinkedIn and the AU resources that are available to you. Come discover the Augie Advantage and leave with swag. The first 50 participants will receive a FREE Augustana leather padfolio. Registration opens September 18. Register

Study Like a Pro: Test Prep Tips & Tactics (Core Value Event)

Thursday, October 5 | 10 to 10:30 a.m. | Beloit Room
College should not be stressful. As you prepare for midterms, increase your confidence and reduce your anxiety. Staff will help you confirm and refine your techniques by reviewing effective learning strategies and mindsets during this interactive session.

Practice with the Pros: Mock Interviews
Thursday, November 7 | 3:30 to 6 p.m. | Success Center
Don’t wait until your dream job is on the line. Meet with a professional in the field for personalized feedback on your interview responses. Registration opens October 30. Register to attend this event

Sophomore Retreat
Friday, November 10 to Saturday, November 11
Get away from the busyness of the semester to discover your vocation, purpose, and passions. Priority registration will be given to exploratory or faculty-nominated students. Interested in being nominated? Contact the Student Success Center.

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Changing Majors (Core Value Event)
Tuesday, November 14 | 10 to 10:30 a.m. | Beloit Room
Choosing or changing your career pathway can be exciting and challenging. Gaining a better understanding of yourself and your options does not need to be overwhelming. Come to discover the resources designed to facilitate your exploration and discernment.