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November 11, 2002

CAREER FAIR, VISIT FROM MONSTERTRAK STREET TEAM PREPARE STUDENTS FOR CAREERS

LA CROSSE, Wis.—It’s all about jobs this week at Viterbo University with a visit from the MonsterTRAK Street Team, an exclusive service of Monster.com, and with the Human Services Career Fair. Both events are on Thursday, Nov. 14.

Monster TRAK Street Team
Viterbo's Career Planning and Placement (CPP) office has teamed up with MonsterTRAK, the definitive career resource for college students and alumni, and an exclusive service of Monster.com, the leading global online career site.
From noon-4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 14, the MonsterTRAK Street Team will be located on the Murphy Center seal (outside Murphy Center on Viterbo Court/Ninth Street) with their 20'x30' unit. When the MonsterTRAK Street Team sets up on campus, students can:

  • Test drive the CPP's own Website.
  • Learn about MonsterTRAK as a resource for finding internships and jobs.
  • Find out more about the Career Center.
  • Play interactive games to win prizes.

With unique password-protection, MonsterTRAK's database can be accessed only by students and alumni of Viterbo. This security allows employers to target their recruitment efforts to Viterbo, assuring them a highly qualified and extremely motivated pool of candidates. This service is provided at no charge to students and alumni.

In addition to the job listing and resume database, other features of Viterbo's MonsterTRAK system include message boards, where students can post questions to employers; and the JobSearch Guide, which includes tips on everything from how to write a resume to how to negotiate a salary. The CPP office at Viterbo, MC 312, offers a range of services, resources, and programs to educate students and alumni in all aspects of the career development process for the purpose of enhancing their professional preparation and employability.

Human Services Career Fair
Those needing help in finding jobs in Human Services are welcome to stop by the Human Services Career Fair on Thursday, Nov. 14, from noon-4  p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Lobby at Viterbo University.

This year there will be 43 representatives from 28 organizations recruiting students in human service fields. The Washington Center is just one of the organizations coming from out of state to talk to students about internships. They will be recruiting for interns in Washington, D.C. Sponsored by Career Planning and Placement, the fair is an excellent opportunity for students of all levels, freshmen through seniors, to communicate with professionals in fields relating to their majors including: English, foreign languages, criminal justice, liberal studies, psychology, and sociology.

For more information on these events, contact Amy Lane, director of CPP, at 608-796-3828 or email ajlane@viterbo.edu.

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