Metro State holds its largest job fair of the year
Students lined up to meet recruiters at Metro State’s largest career fair of the year in the Student Center cafe on Sept. 12, 2018. Photo By Scott Lindell

Metro State holds its largest job fair of the year

To accommodate representatives of 48 employers—and nearly 200 students eager to meet them—the Diversity Networking and Job Fair took over the entire lower level of the Student Center on Sept. 12.

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Addiction counseling students win national award
Metro State alcohol and drug counseling students Vanessa Kissinger, left, and Christine Nelson receive the Emerging Leaders Award from the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) executive director Cynthia Moreno Tuohy in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 1, 2017. Photo courtesy of the ADCSA

Addiction counseling students win national award

Members of the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Student Association—and an alumna—make it their mission to advocate for people in recovery.

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New campus organization supports students in sobriety
Ben Johnson, left, president of Metro Students for Recovery, and Melissa McMillan, president of the Alcohol and Drug Counseling Student Association share information about their upcoming school year programs at Fall Fest on the St. Paul campus on September 8, 2018. Photo by Scott Lindell

New campus organization supports students in sobriety

Peer support group will advocate for students recovering from and impacted by addiction.

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Career course aims to give students a head start on job hunt
Students in the Metro State’s “Reinventing Your Career: Theory and Practice” course will learn about hiring practices from 3M professionals and participate in mock interviews. The class may have the opportunity to tour 3M’s Innovation Center at the global headquarters in St. Paul, pictured here. Image courtesy of 3M.

Career course aims to give students a head start on job hunt

Two-credit class will offer job search advice, peer support and insight into 3M's corporate culture.

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Opioid overdose rescue kits now on campus
Opioid overdose rescue kits are available in high-traffic areas on campus. The pictured kit is located at the Student Center front desk with other medical emergency equipment. Photo by Scott Lindell

Opioid overdose rescue kits now on campus

Narcan overdose rescue kits are now carried by campus safety officers and available in publicly accessible cabinets.

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Career Center wants students to head to Handshake
Metro State’s Career Center is developing color-coded cards to inform students about Handshake and other career development tools. The cards will be available in advisors’ offices and campus kiosks. Photo by Scott Lindell

Career Center wants students to head to Handshake

Students can log on to Handshake to register for campus job fairs and resume reviews. But Metro State's Career Center says Handshake is much more than a transactional website.

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