Career Development For Women
This two-credit career exploration course is open to all students and offers assessment activities which link to academic interests, skills, values, personality and work environment preferences to potential vocational options.
Our internship department works with students, employers, and faculty to develop meaningful, relevant internships. All students are encouraged to complete internships as part of their academic experience.
Career Fairs, On-Campus Recruiting and KatieCareer
A number of employers representing a wide variety of fields choose to recruit St. Kate’s students each year through campus interviews and our University’s job and internship database, KatieCareer. In addition, we offer a Career Opportunities Fair on campus each fall, and participate in career fairs with other Minnesota colleges, including the Minnesota Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair, a Government Career Fair, and an Education Job Fair.
The St. Catherine Experience
The University created an integrated and multifaceted plan that articulates specific activities which students can participate in to achieve their academic and career goals. The plan educates them about what they need to incorporate during each year to be ready for graduation and success beyond.
New students frequently identify career issues and choosing a major as top concerns as they enter college. To be supportive, you can:
Change and new challenges are parts of any good educational experience. Developmental theories identify certain behaviors and characteristics common to students as they progress through their college years. These characteristics include:
First Year Students will:
Second and Third Year Students will:
Senior Year Students will:
If you recognize some of these characteristics in your student, know that they are important to her development and college experience. We hope to challenge your student to learn and pursue new opportunities, as well as support her in her journey through college and transitions beyond.