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A Day in the Life Of...

PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU WILL HAVE TO APPLY AND BE SELECTED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS EVENT.

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A Day in the life of…
Spend a day with an experienced worker from one of our selected companies as they perform their day-to-day job! This is a great opportunity to learn more about an occupation, the particular company, get a glimpse of the real life workplace, ask questions, and so on!

Thank you to these participating employers:

Aldevron
Appareo
Border States Electric
Brandfolk
Case New Holland Industries
Eide Bailly
Gate City Bank
Northwestern Mutual
United Way of Cass-Clay

Why would you participate? What’s in it for you?

·         Explore potential career preferences

·         Gain a greater perspective of a particular company and the work environment

·         Learn about the many components that run a business and potential career options

·         Observe various roles and job functions and witness occupational skills in practice

·         Identify skills and competencies required for certain jobs

·         Better understand the role of a professional and the value of professional training

 

Good to know:

·         You will spend a full day with an employer

·         You will observe the day-to-day activities of one, two, or more employees

·         No academic credit will be given for participating

·         No payment for participating

·         Students are responsible for own transportation

·         No work/interning – you may provide limited assistance with tasks to acquaint yourself with the organization

·         You have to sign a code of conduct/field trip notification form

Tips:

·         Show enthusiasm

·         Ask questions

·         You represent yourself and are an ambassador of NDSU – put your best foot forward!

·         Dress business casual

Pre-requisites:

·         Review the company’s website

·         Have 2-3 questions ready

Your investment:

·         Time to observe and learn

·         Attend meet’n’greet social the day before: Thursday, March 5, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Memorial Union

For details on how to apply, please see “ Student Application Information.pdf ” or go to: https://career-advising.ndsu.edu/a-day-in-the-life-of/  Application deadline: January  19th, 2020.

For more information, contact:
Smita Garg
Assistant Director, Employer Engagement
NDSU Career and Advising Center
smita.garg@ndsu.edu

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