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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

Liz Corrigan is the Career Success Coordinator at Benedictine University at Mesa. Liz headshotMs. Corrigan who received her Master's Degree from Arizona State University in Higher and Post-Secondary education and graduated with her Bachelor Arts in Art History from the University of Cincinnati has over 20 years of experience in higher education administration in Student Affairs. She has organized and facilitated multiple events from teacher's workshops, career presentations, alumni events and college graduations. She works tirelessly with every student to get them placed in their chosen career field and makes sure that they are getting the most out of their degree.

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: ecorrigan@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

Feb
20
M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa
Mesa Branch Campus
6:00 PM
Event Details

M.B.A. Online Information Session Mesa

Date: February 20

Time: 6:00 PM

Campus: Mesa,Region - Arizona

Location: Online - RSVP for Instructions

Contact: Amy Drew    adrew@ben.edu

Feb
23
Freshman Fridays
Mesa Branch Campus
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event Details

Freshman Fridays

Date: February 23

Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Alan Daniels    (602) 888-5504    adaniels@ben.edu

Event Description:

Experience BenU Mesa First-Hand.

Chat with a faculty member for your major. Get a financial aid assessment tailored to your needs. Meet other students. Check out beautiful downtown Mesa. 

Every Friday, we make time to meet with students like you who are preparing for their college experience. Schedule your visit today and find out more about what makes BenU Mesa a place where you can grow as a person while you prepare to lead in your career.

What to expect during your visit:

  • A campus tour given by one of our current students
  • The opportunity to meet the faculty and Student Life staff who help to make the BenU Mesa experience unique
  • An individual meeting with your Admissions Counselor to discuss your goals and plans, including:
    • Your college major and developing your future career
    • Financial aid and scholarships available to you
    • Student activities and athletics to pursue your interests
    • Campus ministry and service work at BenU Mesa

Click here to schedule your visit!

Feb
24-9
Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition

Date: February 24

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

Location: Benedictine University Mesa

Contact: Michael Tole    (480) 878-6708    mtole@ben.edu

Event Description:

Purpose

  • To give young Arizona artists an opportunity to exhibit their artwork to the public.
  • To help make a college education affordable for young Arizona artists.

Why Apply?

  • Exhibit your artwork in a selective professionally juried show.
  • Win a scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.
  • Gain prestige by having you work added to the permanent collection of a major university museum.

Three jurors will select a maximum of 100 works for the Masters of Tomorrow Exhibition at Benedictine University Mesa. From those 100 finalists, jurors will then select the prize winners.

Eligibility

All high school and community college students who currently reside in Arizona.

Categories

  • High School -- Fine Art & Graphic Design
  • Community College -- Fine Art & Graphic Design

Specifications

Each student may submit up to three original works of art in any media. Specify art or design.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: Midnight, Feb. 3, 2018
  • Finalists Announced: Feb. 9, 2018
  • Deliver Artwork: Feb. 16-17, 2018
  • Opening Reception: 3-5pm, Feb. 24, 2018
  • Exhibition: Feb. 24 - March 9, 2018
  • Pick-Up Artwork: 8-5pm, March 9-10

Awards

Best Fine Art Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

Best Graphic Design Work: 50% tuition scholarship to Benedictine University Mesa.

2nd Prize, High School: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

2nd Prize, Community College: $500 cash prize, and artwork will be accepted into the permanent collection of the Benedictine University Art Museum.

Feb
25
Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes
Mesa Branch Campus
Event Details

Last day to withdraw from Online Session 3 classes

Date: February 25

Time: All Day

Campus: Mesa

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