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Career Seminar & Career Talks

SIS students are invited and encouraged to participate in the Fall semester Career Seminar. The Seminar introduces students to the resources and skills necessary for a successful job or internship search and includes three workshops taught by Pacific's Career Resource Center. Sessions include: Resumes and Cover letters, Preparing for Interviews and Networking.

Current Career Opportunities are posted and sent to students via email. Internship and fellowship opportunites may be found in the Experiential Learning section.

Resources for International Career Job Search:

Going Global is the leading provider of both country-specific and USA city-specific career and employment information. Our unlimited access subscription database features 33 Country Career Guides, 43 USA City Career guides, corporate profiles and more than 600,000 internship and job listings within the USA and around the world. The Univesity of the Pacific is an authorized provider of Going Global. Students accessing through Tiger Jobs have to log onto InsidePacific and click on Tiger Jobs and then they will see the Going Global link.

"Tiger Jobs" is a new way to attack your career hunt.  Beginning as a Freshman and through your senior year, Tiger Jobs can assist you in finding on-campus (work study/non-work study) opportunities, internships, as well as part-time and full-time career related experiences. To access Tiger Jobs, log into your insidePacific account.  The link to Tiger Jobs is located under the "Living" tab.

Career Development Opportunities at the School of International Studies

The International Career Panel presentation in January 2012 included presenters from both the public and private sector, three of the presenters were SIS alums. The panel offered valuable advise to students in the audience, more>>

The School also offers "Career Talks" where students learn from alumni and individuals working in international careers or graduate school about the nature and scope of the work they do and the path that they took to their career. The "Career Talks" are also designed to connect students and alumni for the purpose of educational and career advise and mentorship.

Past "Career Talks" have included:  Dr. Susan Weiner, Pacific Fellowship Advisor,  Shira Blatt, Recruitment Director, Teach for America, Graduate School Panel including: Professor Arturo Giraldez, Oona Mallet, SIS alum '03, McGeorge School of Law '09 and Professor Albert Huang, Devin Lueddeke, Enrollment Manager, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Graduate School, Bhoj Rai, Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps.

Below:  Frank Young, Pacific Alum and Sr. Deputy Asst. Administrator for USAID's Bureau for Africa, discusses USAID with students at a Career Talk.

Frank Young, USAID

Below: Matthew Gollub, Pacific Alum and children's books author and literacy consultant discusses his career path with SIS students.

Matthew Gollub