Be active in finding your next internship opportunity. Concordia students are encouraged to participate in these upcoming events to help you explore, network and even land your next internship.
1. Career Expo
Feb. 9-10 at the Fargodome
NDSU is hosting a two-day Career Expo at the Fargodome. The first day is geared toward students majoring in agriculture, business and the liberal arts. The second day is focused on engineering, design, science and technology opportunities. NDSU has more than 300 employers participating.
2. Internship Fair
Feb. 17-18 • Minnesota Private Colleges’ Job and Internship Fair
This year is set to be the biggest yet with more than 200 employers already registered. The fair is expanding its space at the Minneapolis Convention Center to accommodate the large amount of employers seeking college graduates and interns. These are employers specifically seeking private college and liberal arts college quality students. The Career Center, along with the Anderson Office of Career Success, has arranged to make transportation and hotel packages available to Concordia students taking advantage of this huge opportunity. Please speak with a Concordia career professional and see more information in Handshake.
3. Microsoft Career Exploration Program
Feb. 10-11, April 20-21 at Microsoft Fargo
Microsoft invites college students to take a firsthand look into the inner-workings of a large, technology-focused corporation at Microsoft’s Fargo campus. This is an opportunity to engage with Microsoft professionals in various areas of the company. If you have an interest in attending, contact the Career Center or log into Handshake and join the Microsoft event.
4. GFMEDC Job Shadow Program
The Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation (GFMEDC) partners with businesses and local colleges to introduce students to employer opportunities through a job shadow program. Last year, Cobbers had the opportunity to get introduced to companies such as Appareo Systems, John Deere Electronic Solutions, Microsoft and Sundog. The GFMEDC is making plans for the job shadow program again scheduled for April.
5. Education Job Fairs
The Minnesota Education Job Fair will be April 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The local Tri-College Education Fair will be April 18 in the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom on the MSUM campus.
6. 1 Million Cups
If you missed the annual 1 Million Cups Internship Day in January, you can still check out the internships presented. These opportunities include internships from dogIDs, Heat Transfer Warehouse, New York Life, Congressman Kevin Cramer’s Office, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s Office, Sen. John Hoeven’s Office, Northwestern Mutual, GFMEDC, Spotlight Media and many others.
Sara J. Johnson is the employer and alumni relations program manager in the Concordia Career Center.