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Ethan Halsall '15 was an IT analyst summer intern at Deere & Co. He is a senior from Galva, Ill., majoring in computer science and music.

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Programs

Career counseling

Alumni Connections

Entrepreneurship/EDGE Center

Service learning

Vocational exploration

Resources

Training, news and more

People

Staff

Services

Augie Hub: search for and post jobs, internships and opportunities

Internships

Mentorship

Publications

Career Development Handbook

What employers really want

 

 

Principles

1. Your major and co-curricular involvement allow you to pursue a variety of career paths

2. There is no one career path you must follow

3. Your life purpose and employment may take some time to develop

4. Failure is part of the learning process on your educational journey

5. Be intentional and make informed decisions

6. Take ownership of your career path

7. Leverage technology to identify and create personal and professional opportunities

8. Change is an inevitable component of your career journey. Embrace it!

9. Take time to reflect in order to find meaning from all your experiences

10. Staying driven and saying yes to new experiences creates opportunity

Video: Edmondson outlines CORE benefits

Michael Edmondson, head of Augustana's Office of Career Development, speaks on Mediacom's Newsleaders program about the college's new CORE (Careers, Opportunities, Research and Exploration) initiative.

10 ways being a theatre major prepared me for success

Like many people, I am no where near the waypoint on life’s road I envisioned I’d be back in college. Almost 20 years as a business consultant and now a business owner with a modestly successful track record in my business and blogging, I realize how much being a theatre major set me on the road towards success.

Intern digitally maps cemetery

Augustana senior Jeremy Sundberg worked as an intern with Moline, Ill., to map 7,600 burials at a city cemetery to help families locate where a relative is buried. Sundberg found each grave and recorded its coordinates with GPS to coordinate with a plot map. He is a geography major Elmhurst, Ill.
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