NEWS

Boys & Girls Club of the Flathead Reservation and Lake County is hiring team members and lifeguards!

Visit flatheadbgc.org to apply!

Want to work in Glacier NP this summer?
Pursuit is now hiring! Up to $1000 bonus. Full-time work of 35+ hours weekly across the summer season. Excellent options for discounted meals and lodging. Transportation to and from work may be available. Housing and meal plans available. Opportunities for career growth or future work at other Pursuit locations. Flexible start dates. Apply at www.jobsinglacier.com.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Virtual Workshops and Fairs on Handshake

Log in to Handshake to see the current list of virtual workshops, information sessions, career fairs, and more.

 

2021 Spring Job Fair at the Gallatin Valley Mall Convention Center
Please call Job Service Bozeman at 406-582-9200 if you have any questions.
Peace Corps Information Webinars
Interested in joining the Peace Corps? Consider attending one of the many online events and webinars they offer to get answers to your questions and find out the benefits that serving at the Peace Corps will offer! https://www.peacecorps.gov/events/
Amazon's Future Builder Fridays

Future Builder Fridays (FBF) is a virtual series designed for students to gain deeper insight into Amazon’s technology, business, culture, and career opportunities.

CAREER EXPLORATION AND PREPARATION SERVICES

Explore careers

Montana Career Information System helps you identify your interests, skills, and values and explore occupations and career paths that match your strengths and goals. Find the right degree or certificate program, compare schools that offer them, and search for scholarships.

To create an account, enter the username skcollege and password plan7ing. Once you are in the system, create your own personal username and password for future use.

Find opportunities

Looking for an internship, fellowship, and/or a work-study, seasonal, part-time, or full-time job? Log in to Handshake to see and apply for one of the hundreds of on-campus, local, regional, and national opportunities hand-selected for our students!

Please see the complete list of Handshake tutorials in the Resources section below for more information about Handshake, step-by-step instructions, video tutorials, and blog posts.

See a comprehensive list of job and internship search sites at the Virtual jobs and internships and Job and internship search sections below

Ace your interview!

Are you preparing for a graduate school, internship, or job interview? Big Interview is a proven step-by-step system that combines expert video lessons and interactive practice tools designed to help you ace your interview and land your dream position.

See the list of other interview skills tutorials at the Interview tutorials section below

One-on-one assistance

We are here to help you with career planning, resume, cover letter,  job search, applications, and more! Please use the appointment feature on Handshake or contact the Career Services to schedule a one-on-one session.

Email: eva_oruste@skc.edu

Call: 406-275-4826

Federal Work-study Program

The purpose of the Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) is to expand part-time employment opportunities for students with great unmet financial need. To the maximum extent possible, FWS jobs complement and reinforce each recipient’s educational program or career goals. All current openings are posted on Handshake. Please note that most positions are filled at the beginning of the academic year, so apply early! Please contact Career Services for more information and application directions.

Project Success Paid Internship Program

Internships are an excellent way to network with potential future employers, gain hands-on professional experience, build your resume and confidence, and develop the skills and knowledge required in today's workplace. Thanks to generous funding from Ascendium, Project Success Paid Internship Program offers a limited number of paid internships to eligible students in all majors. Please check Handshake often for current openings and contact Career Services to discuss designing an internship that specifically matches your interests and career goals. Please contact Career Services for more information and application directions.

Native Fellows Program

The SKC Native Fellows Program is seeking to increase the number of Native American students who are engaged in community-based geosciences research, field experiences, and careers. The project is seeking student applications that include well-planned work experience proposals that allow applicants to gain hands-on knowledge in a geoscience field.

SKC TREES Internships in Natural Resources

Are you interested in a career in natural resources? The Salish Kootenai College Center for Tribal Research and Education in Ecosystem Sciences—SKC TREES—has opportunities for tribal and non-enrolled students of Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs). TREES places college students in science-based internships with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the U.S. Forest Service and other qualified partners. Positions available for Fire and Forestry with BIA Pathways. $5,000/year tuition support, summer job, non-competitive, post-graduation career placement.

RESOURCES

JOBS AND INTERNSHIPS

Micro-internships

SKC has partnered with Parker Dewey to offer our students the opportunity to pursue short-term, professional, paid work experiences through Micro-Internships.

Through Micro-Internships, students can demonstrate their skills, explore career paths, and develop their professional networks.

  • The internships can be completed remotely!
  • These paid opportunities typically range from 5 to 40 hours of work.
  • Students can be selected for multiple Micro-Internships.

Internship programs for multi-ethnic students

ALL INDUSTRIES

ART & MUSEUMS

 COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM & MEDIA

ENVIRONMENT

GOVERNMENT & LAW

NON-PROFIT & PHILANTHROPY

PUBLIC HEALTH

SCIENCE & RESEARCH

TECHNOLOGY

EMPLOYERS

Post position announcements

Interested in recruiting SKC students for internships, fellowships, and/or seasonal, part-time, or full-time jobs? Post your positions on Handshake!

Host an intern

Career Services has made it a strategic priority to forge strong collaborative relationships with employers in order to create talent pipelines, enhance recruitment efforts, and meet their workforce needs. Strong internship programs have proven to be highly effective in recruiting and retaining fresh talent as well as increasing students' academic and long-term career success. Please contact us if you are interested in setting up an internship program in your organization. If you already have a program and would like to become one of our approved host sites, please complete the Internship Host Site Application below.

Attend a career event

The Career Services and individual departments organize several smaller, targeted career exploration and recruitment events every year. Please see the upcoming events section on this page for a list of currently planned events.

Recruit on campus

Employers are welcome to set up information tables or offer classroom presentations and workshops in order to enhance their recruitment efforts. Please complete the On-campus Recruitment Request Form to provide details about your proposed recruitment activity.

RESOURCES FOR EMPLOYERS

SKC Career Services is committed to providing comprehensive services that will empower students to identify and attain their educational and career goals. 

Career Services assists current and potential students with career planning, gaining hands-on work experiences during their studies, preparing for employment, networking with potential employers, searching for jobs, writing cover letters and resumes, and developing interview skills. We offer online career preparation tools as well as one-on-one assistance. Career Services manages paid internship and Federal Work-Study programs and hosts career events, workshops, and presentations by organizations seeking to hire our graduates. All services are available to all SKC students at no cost.

Contact us!

 

Eva Oruste, Director of Career Services

Salish Kootenai College

P.O. Box 70

Pablo, MT 59855

eva_oruste@skc.edu

Phone: 406-275-4826

Fax: 406-275-4801