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Pumpkin creations win Halloween glory at contest

Pumpkin creations win Halloween glory at contest

Jeana Everhart, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

Riley Laffoon said when her office manager Stephanie Fifer asked the Career Services student workers to consider creating a pumpkin for the Staff Council’s fourth annual pumpkin contest, she did not expect to win. “I was a little worried because I’m not the most creative person,” the seni...

Poll: Students unsure about post-grad success

Poll: Students unsure about post-grad success

Riley Guerzini, News Editor

January 30, 2018

Graphic by Monica Smith Students across the country are feeling less assured that they will graduate with the necessary skills to prepare them for the workforce. A 2017 Gallup/Strada national student survey poll shows that current college students are less confident that they will graduate with...

Upperclassmen program struggles for numbers

Upperclassmen program struggles for numbers

Taylor O'Neil Hall, Sports Editor

March 29, 2017

Phil Parker said he “would love” for the percentage of university students using Career Services and Internships to be higher, and he thinks the numbers should be higher because of the events they put on. “There are things we do that students don’t always realize we’re the ones doing it, or t...

Lilly grant brings internship oppurtunities to USI students

Mason Bianford

October 28, 2014

If it wasn't for the Lilly Grant, Zane Ubelhor may not have gotten the engineering internship he enjoys today. "They probably wouldn’t even be looking for interns at USI," Ubelhor said, regarding his internship at Jasper Engines and Transmissions. "If it wasn’t for that opportunity, I never would...

Career fair comes to USI

Rachel Christian

September 17, 2014

A career fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in Carter Hall. Over 80 different employers are looking to hire students for part time and full time positions, as well as internships. A photographer will be available to take free head-shots students can use for their LinkedIn profiles...

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