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Career development is a journey. Wherever you are in the process — from choosing a major to considering graduate school — Career Services offers seminars and one-to-one coaching to help you develop your plans and achieve career success.

A career search starts with self-discovery. There are many paths before you to choose from. While it can be daunting, with discipline and effort you can position yourself to land a rewarding internship, job or offer for graduate study. Follow the steps below to start your journey.

Join us at a career seminar this spring:

  • Little Kickers Presentation – Wednesday Jan. 23, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Internship Requirements and Opportunities – Thursday Jan. 24, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Build a Great Resume (bring your laptop) – Wednesday Jan. 30, 1-2 p.m. in PRH 14

  • Create your LinkedIn Profile – Thursday Jan. 31, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Using LinkedIn Effectively – Wednesday Feb. 6, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Internship Requirements and Opportunities – Monday Feb. 11, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Using LinkedIn Effectively – Tuesday Feb. 12, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Help Wanted: Writing a Cover Letter – Monday Feb. 18, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Univ Alcalá: Franklin Institute Info Session – Tuesday March 5, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Keys to a Successful Interview – Wednesday March 6, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Applying to Graduate School – Monday March 11, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • Build a Great Resume (bring your laptop) – Wednesday March 13, 2-2:25 p.m. in PRH 4

  • How to Get the Job you Want – Wednesday Apr. 24, 2-2:24 p.m. in PRH 4

Are you interested in taking part in practice interviews? Email Patrice Burns at patrice.burns@slu.edu for an appointment

SLU-Madrid graduates succeed. Recent graduates work for businesses and organizations including the United Nations, Chanel, Moody’s, the Peace Corps and Hewlett Packard, and study at top universities worldwide including Columbia University, Sotheby’s Institute of Art, Johns Hopkins, Les Roches, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and Georgetown Law School.

Explore Your Options

Research major and career options that may suit you. Gain insight from alumni as you explore industries and sectors. Make the most of the resources we offer.

Find Internships

With a job search strategy and your résumé ready to send, it is time to start looking for internship opportunities.

Job Opportunities

Apply for full-time professional opportunities.

Further Your Education

Considering graduate or professional school? We can help you explore schools and programs and provide advice on applications, personal statements and recommendations

Launch Your Career

Learn about the working world, create a professional network and transition from college to career.

Career Services Coordinator

Patrice Burns
San Ignacio Hall, third floor
+91 554 58 58, ext. 241
patrice.burns@slu.edu

Patrice Burns serves as the programs liaison and Career Services coordinator, helping students prepare for their professional careers via hands-on workshops and internship experiences. Prior to working at SLU-Madrid, she served as director of Foreign Languages at UW Milwaukee SCE and as a center director at Concordia University. She is a certified ASESCO coach.

She received B.A. in communications and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin and an M.A. in Spanish from Marquette University. She joined the SLU-Madrid staff in 2007.