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Career University set for Oct. 2

JACKSON, Tenn.Sept. 29, 2003 – More than 350 Union University students are expected to get a jumpstart on their careers Oct. 2 at the third annual Career University, sponsored by the Office of Career Services.

Career University starts at 2 p.m. and will include several 30-minute sessions for undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni. This year’s theme is Calling, Career, & Christian Worldview.

“Our workshops will emphasize how God’s calling should and will have a direct impact on each students’ career and Christian Worldview,” said Jacqueline Taylor, director of career services. “This thematic approach is specifically designed to encourage students to seriously consider the impact of God’s calling on their lives and to help them understand that their vocation should and will be their ministry in life.”

Among the featured sessions are vocation as ministry, servant leadership, resumes that work and understanding giftedness. Taylor said other topics will be discussed including interview skills, networking, and how to conduct the job search and negotiate salary in an ethical manner.

Union’s SIFE team will sponsor a “Dress to Impress” fashion show 3:50 p.m. in Harvey Auditorium. Corporate sponsors in Enterprise, Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, and Wells Fargo.

For more information about Career University, contact the Office of Career Services at (731) 661-5316.

Media contact: Todd Starnes, news@uu.edu, 731-661-5215

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