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About the Department

The Career Services office primary function is to provide students and alumni with the tools to build a successful future that will assist them with their academic and career plans. In addition to assisting students and alumni in securing full time part-time and internship opportunities, we support students and alumni by facilitating: resume workshops, interviewing resources, on campus recruitment and career fairs.

About the Staff

Shay Masterson is the Career Success Coordinator at Benedictine University at Mesa. Ms. Masterson, who received her Bachelor's Degree from Arizona State University in Women and Gender Studies and minored in History, taught Social Studies as a Teach for America corps member in New York City. After spending some time in the "city that never sleeps," she returned to Arizona and worked as a volunteer in the nonprofit sector. She also spent time providing support and guidance to teens and adults seeking new opportunities in career and education through 1:1 coaching, facilitating workshops/trainings, as well as planning events.

Hours, Location, & Contact Information
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
225 East Main Street Mesa, Arizona 85201, Gillett Hall 133
Phone:  480-878-6713 | Email: smasterson@ben.edu

Internship Opportunities

BenU at Mesa career services firmly believes that internships are the best way for students to get hands on experience in the career field of their choice during their time in college. Doing an internship during one's time at the University can open up doors to employment immediately after graduation and is a great networking opportunity to get one started down their career path. For more information on Internships at BenU Mesa, head to the Registrar's page

Outside Job Opportunities

Just as there are chances to apply for jobs within the University, there are plenty of job opportunities within Mesa and the surrounding East Valley of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. The career services department looks to place students in these positions just as they would in internships or jobs within BenU at Mesa. For more information, please contact Liz Corrigan, Career Services Coordinator.

Benedictine Job Opportunities

BenU at Mesa offers federal works study and student employment to all of its students. Whether working as a tutor, taking phone calls at the front desk, working in the admissions department, running the BenU cafe or helping out in athletics, there are plenty chances for students to find employment at the University. To view job opportunities at BenU, click here.

Tips & Resources

Below are links to resources and documents to help students through each step of the employment process, giving them the tools to be successful on the job hunt.

  • Resume Writing - How to craft the perfect resume to grab an employer's attention.
  • Cover Letters - What is a cover letter and how to write one that will help you grab your choice of employment.
  • Interviewing - What goes into the interviewing process as well as the do's and don't's of a good interview.
  • LinkedIn Branding - How to build a LinkedIn profile that recruiters and employers won't pass over.
  • Career Checklist

Employer Services

BenU Mesa offers a variety of ways for employers to connect with Benedictine students and alumni for valuable employment and internship opportunities.

Provide Internships, full-time positions or part-time positions to Benedictine students

Internship Guidlines for Employers

Recruit On-Campus

On-Campus recruiting and interviewing allows employers to meet with a wide range of Benedictine students in a private environment.

Job & Career Fairs

We host job fairs in the fall and spring. Contact us to be a part of it.

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Contact

225 E. Main Street in Mesa, AZ 85201
mesa@ben.edu  |  (602) 888-5500

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Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Midterm Grades Due; Midterm Break; no SEM classes; all University offices open
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Midterm Grades Due; Midterm Break; no SEM classes; all University offices open

Date: October 19

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Oct
20
Mesa Visit Day
Mesa Branch Campus
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Event Details

Mesa Visit Day

Date: October 20

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Gillett Hall

Contact: Admissions    (602) 888-5500    mesa@ben.edu

Event Description:

Tour campus, meet with current students and talk to representatives from key offices, including Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Life and Athletics. You can learn more about the majors that interest you and speak with our faculty.

Register now at ben.edu/mesavisitday!

Oct
21
Online Session 1 ENDS
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Online Session 1 ENDS

Date: October 21

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Oct
21
Online Session 1 ENDS
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Online Session 1 ENDS

Date: October 21

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

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