Career Management

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Gonzaga is committed to students' success, academically and professionally. Whether you are seeking a new career path or looking to expand in your current role, we offer several high quality career management services that will help get you where you want to go.

Please see the information below about some of the career resources Gonzaga provides.

Quick links:

Career Center Training
GAMP & MBA/MAcc Alumni Network
Internships

CAREER CENTER TRAINING

The Gonzaga Career Center provides valuable services and resources to prepare MBA and MAcc students for successful careers in business. Students are encouraged to utilize any or all of the following services:

MBA & MAcc Career Weeks

Twice per year, in the fall and spring, the Gonzaga Career Center hosts MBA & MAcc Career weeks, during which students receive training on resume writing, cover letter writing, interviewing, and networking. These sessions, which are only open to graduate business students, are conducted immediately prior to evening classes.

Interview Training

Community and business leaders volunteer their time to interview students. Following the interview, the student's presentation skills are evaluated by the interviewer. This process sharpens the communication skills and building confidence for interviewers with recruiters.


On-Campus Interviewing and Recruiting

More than 125 corporate recruiters visit the Gonzaga campus during the fall and spring semesters to share employment information and to discuss career opportunities.

For more information, visit the career center website at:

http://www.gonzaga.edu/careercenter

GAMP and MBA/MAcc Alumni Network

The Gonzaga Alumni Mentorship Program (GAMP) is a mentoring and networking program designed for Gonzaga University students, alumni and friends. Students and graduates are matched with mentors who share similar career fields, geographic locations or other interests. The program's primary goal is to establish a relationship between the mentee and mentor that facilitates better career decision-making and the development of a network that can result in increased job opportunities.

GAMP also arranges TREKS every year to Seattle, Portland, New York, and the Bay Area. The treks consist of corporate excursions, which allow students to view organizations from the inside, career fairs which are held exclusively for GU students and feature roughly 30 of the area's top employers, and keynote networking socials.

The key advantage of GAMP resides in its participants. Gonzaga alumni from the business community offer mentorship and referrals to Gonzaga students and fellow alumni. Currently, GAMP Chapters exist in Spokane, Seattle, Portland, Boise, San Francisco and San Jose. For more information regarding GAMP please contact:

Kevin Pratt
GAMP Director
(509) 313-4086
pratt@gu.gonzaga.edu.

The MBA & MAcc Alumni network is led by Adriane Leithauser, Alumni and Outreach Specialist. Adriane works to keep our alumni connected to one another and the students in our graduate school programs. The graduate school offers many events and networking opportunities throughout the year to connect our students and involved alumni.

INTERNSHIP INFORMATION

Gonzaga University's internship program is designed to provide benefits to both students and business partners. Interns are able to receive academic credit and wages, gain significant and diverse business experience, and increase their marketability and productivity after graduation. For more information regarding internships, please contact Connie Lipsker, Internship Director, at (509) 313-7042 or by email at Lipsker@jepson.gonzaga.edu.


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GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Gonzaga University
502 E Boone Ave. AD Box 9
Spokane, WA 99258-0009
Phone: (509) 313-7044
Fax: (509) 313-5811
Email: mba@gonzaga.edu

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