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Career Connections & Explorations


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OPPORTUNITIES Are you looking for an internship or a job? Check out the possibilities at www.zagtrax.net. CONNECTIONS Sign up for GAMP (Gonzaga Alumni Mentor Program) to access the network of over 2,400 mentors. OUTREACH We are committed to identifying and building relationships with key constituents for the purpose of creating internship and job opportunities for our students and alumni.

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NETWORKING Did you know that 65% of jobs are found through the “hidden job market”? Let us assist you with the keys to effective networking. TRAINING Receive hands on training on all aspects of your professional preparation: Résumé & Cover Letter Development, Interview Preparation, Internship & Job Search, and Building Your Network. We meet students where they are in their career development journey.

It’s not surprising Gonzaga students make excellent Peace Corps volunteers. Zags understand the value of service and cross-cultural exchange. Plus, they develop their natural talents into useful technical skills through rigorous coursework.”

Being able to analyze the needs and wants of those around you, as well as communicating effectively with all team members, is critical in every business setting. My experiences leading and working with teams at the Gonzaga Career Center have been a big help in my role as a Project Manager. Learning by example–both at Gonzaga and at my internship at Expeditors–has helped me understand what people are looking for in a leader.”

Elly Slakie, Peace Corps Recruiter

Katherine Brennan, on her internship at Expeditors


Journey to the Career Center The Career Center is here for the entire Gonzaga community: students, employers, alumni, parents, faculty, staff, and colleagues. We offer a variety of services intended to prepare students for their futures, giving them the tools to find meaningful work. Not sure where to start? Visit the Career Center office, or check out our resources page: WWW.GONZAGA.EDU/STUDENT-LIFE/SUPPORTFOR-STUDENTS/CAREER-CENTER/

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WHERE IS THE CAREER CENTER? We are located on the second floor of the Crosby Student Center, room 211.

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A MAJOR IN...? The Career Center has extensive resources to point you in the right direction regardless of your major.

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WHAT IS GAMP? GAMP is a mentoring and networking program designed for Gonzaga University students, alumni and friends. Students and graduates are matched with alumni mentors who share similar career fields, geographic locations, or other interests.

HOW DO I GET AN INTERNSHIP? Search ZagTrax to access the postings of available internship opportunities—visit the Career Center to learn how to create your own internship—or check with your academic department to see if an internship is a SFRVJSFEDPNQPOFOUPG ZPVSQSPHSBNPG TUVEZ

WHAT IS A TREK? GAMP’s Trek Programs consist of corporate excursions, which allow students to view organizations from the inside-out, plus career fairs held exclusively for GU students, and networking socials with alumni and area professionals. Meet us for one of our treks in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, New York, or Spokane.


For more information or to schedule an appointment, contact a member of the Career Center/GAMP team.

509-313-4234 or careercenter@gonzaga.edu Crosby Student Center, 211 502 East Boone MSC 2462 Spokane, WA 99258-0098

Gonzaga University Career Services Brochure  

The Gonzaga Career Center & GAMP informational brochure.

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