Unique Gustavus Career Opportunities

Gustavus Mentoring Program

Develop meaningful & impactful relationships with Gustavus Alumni.
Participants should be in their Sophomore, Junior, or Senior year. Mentoring pairs work together to:
  • Assist in preparing students for the transition to professional life upon graduation
  • Realization that many career paths are non-linear and encourage students to keep an open mind and explore varied possibilities
  • Accept coaching to enhance and develop interpersonal, professional, and leadership skills
  • Assist in building a professional network

 

Mayo Innovation Scholars Program

The Mayo Innovation Scholars Program is an innovative experiential learning opportunity for students at participating private colleges and universities in Minnesota. Students are provided with first-hand research and marketability analysis experience with leading Mayo inventors and researchers. Students work in teams of four, with at least one science major and one business major on each team, to complete research projects that ultimately assist Mayo Clinic Ventures in the assessment of ideas for new products submitted by Mayo Clinic researchers.


Gustavus Pre-Health January Interim Career Exploration

This learning opportunity is designed specifically for Gustavus students to follow and observe the patient/provider relationship and subsequent interactions, diagnostics and treatment. During an observation experience, the student will not touch, diagnose, treat, or otherwise participate in patient care. The experience is observation only. This Pre-Health Career Exploration is a unique opportunity to spend 30+ hours per week in a health care setting for the January Interim Term. 


Gustavus Pre-Dental January Interim Career Exploration

This learning opportunity is designed specifically for Gustavus students to follow and observe the patient/provider relationship and subsequent interactions, diagnostics and treatment. During an observation experience, the student will not touch, diagnose, treat, or otherwise participate in patient care. The experience is observation only. This Pre-Dentistry Career Exploration is a unique opportunity to spend 30+ hours per week in a variety of dental settings for the January Interim Term. 


Mayo Clinic Emergency Department Volunteer Program

Gustavus has a partnership with the Mayo Clinic Emergency Department in Mankato to offer students the opportunity to serve as a volunteer.The primary role of the Emergency Department volunteer is to improve the patient experience. This might include organizing magazines in the front lobby, greeting the visitors and patients in a friendly and helpful manner, keeping blanket warmers stocked with blankets or helping patients decide on what they would like to eat. 


GWIL Business Bootcamp

A three-day workshop focusing on professional development and career readiness. Fortune 500 and top Twin Cities employers will host 40 Gustavus students for on-site networking, career panels and company tours.

Panelists will feature Gustavus Alumni currently working in positions such as Finance, Business Analytics, Marketing, Business Development, Consulting and many more. Speakers will provide hands-on practice for networking, interviewing, and career strategy development.


Updated 2/15/2018 HB