Looking for a job or internship? Check out Cat Career Tracks-Handshake. There are currently 4,900 jobs posted including 1,112 part-time jobs, 889 internships and 30 on-campus jobs. Job fairs, workshops and on-campus recruiting events are advertised there as well. Did you know if you pre-register to attend NMU job fairs and attend, you have a chance to win a prize?
The best thing is that as a student, you already have an account! Simply log into MyNMU, click on the Student Services tab and then click on the Cat Career Tracks-Handshake link.
NMU alumna Morgan Sundberg recently joined the Flat Rock Police Department in Wayne County as a patrol officer. According to a story in the Monroe News, she has worked in law enforcement since 2014. Sundberg earned a criminal justice degree and completed the NMU Regional Police Academy. She started her law enforcement career with the Huron-Clinton Metroparks Police Department and also worked as a deputy with the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department.
Northern Michigan University's Career Services will give students a chance to beef up their résumés and even have professional photos taken at Career Week, set for Monday, Oct. 1-Thursday, Oct. 11.
Career Week will feature activities and workshops geared toward professional student development and is open to students of all majors at no cost. The purpose is to help NMU students acquire what it takes to make it from college to career. The schedule of events is as follows:
Monday, Oct. 1, 6-8 p.m. - Resume Lab, Woods Classroom
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m to 3 p.m. - Pop-Up Career Closet, Jamrich Hall Commons Area
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4 p.m. - Skillbuilder: Writing Great Resumes and Cover Letters, Room 2303 Hedgcock
Wednesday, Oct. 3, Noon to 2 p.m. - Majors Expo, Main Level of LRC
Thursday, Oct. 4, 6 p.m. - Skillbuilder: Job Fair Prep, Room 2303 Hedgcock
Friday, Oct. 5, Noon to 2 p.m. - FREE Professional Headshots Photo Opp, Career Services Office, Room 3302.3 Hedgcock
Wednesday, Oct. 10, Noon to 2 p.m. - Resume Lab, Student Success Center in The Woods residence hall
Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m. - What Not to Wear Workshop, Room TBD
Katie Korpi, assistant director of Career Services, will be the presenter at most of the events. For more information visit http://www.nmu.edu/careerservices/career-week.
Northern Michigan University has been recognized for offering "one of the best online learning environments in the country" by Affordable Colleges Online, a site that offers higher education information, resources and rankings.
"In our seventh annual survey of online learning programs across the nation, we wanted to honor the colleges and universities that are providing innovative ways for students to complete a degree," said Dan Schuessler, CEO and Founder of AffordableCollegesOnline.org, in a press release. "These schools are going above and beyond the industry standard to help make online education programs more accessible and affordable."
Only accredited, public, not-for-profit institutions with at least one online program were eligible for placement in these rankings. The primary data points used by Affordable Colleges Online to identify the best online colleges and programs for 2018 include the following:
• Acceptance rates
• Cost of tuition
• Degrees awarded
• Graduation rates
Here are NMU's top rankings and the methodology behind them, provided by Affordable Colleges Online:
Best Online Master's in Public Administration (Ranked 6th):
Best Online Master's in Education Curriculum Instruction (10th):
Best Online Criminal Justice Programs (16th):
Best Online Master's in Special Education (17th):
The Educational Access Network is looking for Students that are looking for employment on campus. We have a position open and ready to hire at any time!
Please apply at the following link:
Hello everyone! The Cognitive x Affective Behavior & Integrative Neuroscience lab is looking for participants to take part in our brain imaging and at-home cellphone study on emotion regulation.
Both NMU students and community (between 18-42 years old) are very welcome! Come to join us and earn $65 for completing the whole procedure (two testing sessions + an interesting 6-week at-home cellphone app session)!
For further information and sign up, please contact us “firstname.lastname@example.org”. Thank you so much!
Go to our webpage for more info: https://www.facebook.com/CABINLAB/
The Steppin' Out Ballroom Dance Club has cancelled all Sunday sessions for the rest of this semester. The club offers free ballroom dance classes for NMU students and Marquette community members. We need to cancel for the rest of the semester, but hope to see interested students in January.
Steve VandenAvond, Northern Michigan University vice president for Extended Learning and Community Engagement, received the UPCEA Central Region's John L. Christopher Outstanding Leadership Award. UPCEA is the Association for Professional, Continuing and Online Education. VandenAvond was honored Sept. 27 at the regional conference in St. Louis.
“Steve is a highly innovative leader who is deeply committed to increasing access and educational attainment for adult and nontraditional students,” stated the award description. “He has been a highly engaged and visible leader in UPCEA at both the regional and national levels.”
VandenAvond was credited for presenting widely at UPCEA conferences and serving as central region chair for two years. He continues to serve as a moderator and presenter, and recruits presenters for the central region and national conferences.
The award's namesake, John L. Christopher, was a lifetime member of UPCEA and served in many leadership roles in the former Great Plains region.