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Category: Career Prep

Top Tips for Business & Social Etiquette

Nervous about networking? You’re not alone. In fact, an estimated 90 percent of people admit to feeling socially nervous or awkward in a business networking setting, such as a luncheon or speaker event. The good news is, there is plenty you can do to learn how to network and to do it well. Patricia Rossi, host of the weekly segment “One Minute Manners” on ... More


February 27, 2017

Compass—The Center for Calling and Career

Many colleges and universities offer career counseling or job placement assistance. At Southeastern, however, we approach this service from a completely different perspective. Instead of just helping our students find a job…we help them learn how to discern God’s call for their lives at COMPASS—The Center for Calling and Career. Defining the Future “If I could tell each college ... More


December 20, 2016

SEU Enactus Advances to the National Competition

Southeastern University Enactus was recently invited to participate in the Enactus U.S. National Competition after being named among the top teams at the Enactus Regional Competition! Enactus is a global nonprofit platform through which university students around the world empower their communities via entrepreneurial projects. Through implementation of seven strong initiatives, SEU Enactus is making a difference in Polk County and Choloma, Honduras. Individuals impacted by the team’s ... More


Your guide to gaining professional experience this summer

Still undecided about what to do this summer? It’s tempting to while away the days, binge-watching your favorite shows on Netflix and raiding the kitchen pantry every afternoon, but there are several good reasons to gain as much professional experience as possible during your summer vacations. You’ll not only come back in the fall with some potentially cool stories to share with friends — you’ll also have the ... More


April 20, 2016

Dress to Impress: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

Just the mention of the phrase job interview can be enough to strike fear in the hearts of college students and recent grads. However, with the right preparation, you can enter your next interview with confidence in your ability to land your desired job. In addition to bringing along your resume and cover letter and researching your prospective employer ahead of time, a polished and professional appearance is ... More


March 9, 2016

Sofia Ramos, GTE Financial Student Employee

From participating in our Honors Program to coordinating events for our commuter students, Sofia Ramos has taken advantage of the many opportunities to gain leadership skills and grow professionally throughout her nearly four years at SEU. In her junior year, she was selected to be part of the inaugural team at our on-campus GTE Student-Powered Financial Center. Check out our interview with Sofia below to learn about her experience in ... More


March 4, 2016

5 Tips for Building Your Resume During College

Take a peak at any college’s calendar or social media page, and you’ll find a wide range of activities going on, from clubs and athletics to social events and more, not to mention the many classes happening on campus each day. With so many opportunities to fill every available moment, students need practical and effective methods for achieving one of their most important college goals: preparing for a ... More


February 18, 2016