Jerry South

Assistant Director of Career Coaching

Jerry South

Jerry South is the Assistant Director of Career Coaching. His mission is to help develop students into professional employees by engaging them from their first introduction to NDSU through graduation and beyond. Jerry oversees an extremely motivated and talented staff driven to help prepare every student for the evolution from a classroom to a ‘career everywhere’! He holds a Master of Science from DeVry University in Educational Technology, and a Bachelor of Arts from Chapman University, California in Social Science. Jerry recently moved to Fargo from the San Francisco Bay area where he served as Chief of Education & Training at Travis Air Force Base, CA. He retired from the Air Force in 2012 after 23 years of service. He has worked in educational roles for the past 14 years teaching military students and managing five college satellite campuses serving the educational needs of the military, their families, and retired veterans. Jerry and his wife Jennifer are trained financial coaches and enjoy teaching Financial Peace University classes through church and spending time with family.

 

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COVID-19 MOVING TIPS

COVID-19 MOVING TIPS

Moving is never an easy task, whether it be due to graduating or relocating for an internship. Then add a global crisis like the coronavirus, it becomes even more challenging. Some folks may be able to wait out the crisis …

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National Transfer Week!

National Transfer Week!

October 21 – 25 is National Transfer Week and NDSU has fun events planned to celebrate!
Each day has something different. Come check them out!

 

Monday – Come get involved on campus; attend the Student Org Panel
Tuesday – …

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NDSU Career Expo 24 and 25 September at the Fargo Dome

NDSU Career Expo 24 and 25 September at the Fargo Dome

Mark your Calendar! Set reminders on your phone!  The largest number of employers we have ever had will be hiring at the Fargodome during our two-day Career Expo starting TOMORROW.

Fall Career Expo: an excellent opportunity for employers to connect …

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FREE DIPPIN’ DOTS during Welcome Week – Career and Advising Center

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                             RAIN OR SHINE, DIPPIN’ DOTS ARE BACK!!!

Welcome to a new school year!  Start Welcome Week off right by joining us in the Career Studio, located in Ceres 306, and get a FREE bowl of Dippin’ Dots all week long, …

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Resume Tips – Using Key Words

Resume Tips - Using Key Words

With the growing popularity of resume scanning software called Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS).  One study showed over 70% of larger companies use some type of ATS software to help them week through the stacks of resumes they receive.  These systems …

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Time Management Tips

Time Management Tips

Here are a few tips to help set you up for success:

1. Write Everything Down
I recommends going through course syllabi at the beginning of the semester and writing down all the important dates on your calendar. Seeing upcoming …

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Pitch Perfect: No resumes, no cover letter, no problem

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So you are wanting to go to the Non-Profit Job Fair on 30 January and the Career Expo on 5 and 6 February, but you are a bit nervous about talking to employers.  You think to yourself, “What do I …

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Building a Resume Thru Holiday Volunteer Experiences

Building a Resume Thru Holiday Volunteer Experiences

The Holiday’s are here, time to relax and enjoy family.  Often people look at this time of year as an opportunity to give back to society by volunteering to serve the community. Often this is done at homeless shelters, soup …

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CAREERlink: Research Tools

CAREERlink: Research Tools

CAREERlink is the NDSU Career Center’s Job/Internship Board.

CAREERlink is similar to INDEED.COM or Monster.com except it is specific to only NDSU students and alumni.  Any student looking for on or off campus: part time job, work study, Graduate Assistantship, …

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Kittelson & Associates, INC (Webinar for Transportation Engineering)

Kittelson & Associates Webinar

           Call out to all you Engineers who may be interested in exploring                                                                  Transportation Engineering!!!

Kittelson & Associates will be conducting a free webinar on 5 Nov and 13 Nov for those students interested in either an internship or full time …

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