A typical day at work would include Answers incoming calls/records messages Filing confidential student paperwork,Xeroxing, Faxing and Shredding materials as needed.Assist with weekend classroom set-up/take down and any other duties as assigned. I learned how important communicating your educational needs were. The management and co-workers were always helpful. The hardest part of the job was remembering the students names and the changes to Veterans forms. The most enjoyable part of the job was preparing and participating in the graduation ceremonies.
meeting new people, great mentors and free lunches
Academic Counselor (Current Employee) – Carbondale, IL – January 11, 2016
A typical day at work includes scheduled and impromptu counseling sessions with students to discuss academic, personal, career and crisis needs. Researching scholarships, community resources and academic resources to help aid students in being successful at SIU and in Carbondale, IL. Collaborating with colleagues and other college personnel in providing unparalleled services to students served. Answering switchboard, creating and responding to email, maintaining and updating confidential records and case management files.
Instructor (Current Employee) – Carbondale, IL – December 15, 2015
I have improved my teaching while being an instructor at SIUC. My colleagues have given me many suggestions. It is not easy to make sure all students can understand the subject (Statistics) I teach. I am trying my best to adjust the pace and help my students as much as I can.
Desk Assistant (Former Employee) – Carbondale, IL – June 8, 2015
This job was ideal for a student such as myself. The work shift was never longer than 6 hours, and the management was very flexible when it came to schedule changes and shift coverage. The management let us workers complete school work and other activities during our work shift, The work was fairly easy. Due to the tight work space, our relationships as co workers were extremely friendly, might even be describe as a mini family. There wasn't an extremely hard aspect of the job, but there were plenty of enjoyable things. The cookouts, the movie nights, and the best thing was the relationship that were built between residents and us desk assistants.
Able to socialize, flexible scheduling, ability to complete school work at work.
Internship (Former Employee) – Carbondale, IL – June 2, 2015
A typical day working at this job was doing school work in my office being offered to me and attending research meetings. I learned to keep a positive attitude while doing work and toward co workers no matter how tiring the job is. My co- workers were nice and did their jobs. My hardest part of this job is getting over the consistent labor once I am use to the flow of what is to be done in the job. My most enjoyable part of the job is making new friends and having a chance to express myself to others while I am doing my work.
Tutor (Former Employee) – Carbondale, IL – June 2, 2015
My daily work is that tutored and instructed students in accounting coursework and exam preparation, and worked with students to better understand subject matter. I have learnt responsibility and more skilled for accounting knowledge.
Concessions Worker (Former Employee) – Carbondale, IL – May 29, 2015
Some people that came into this job didn't know how to work with food. On the other hand, it was a great job to have during the semester because I still had time to get my classwork done but still make money.
IT Technician (Current Employee) – Carbondale, IL – October 31, 2014
I've learned alot here in school and work. I love working here and I've enjoyed learning here. I've joined a small team of students and staff on large scale projects such as Windows Deployment and Tablet Initiative.
growing technical community, lots of fun learning and working
Communications Design Assistant (Current Employee) – Carbondale, IL – September 18, 2014
A typical work day involves using a database to enter potential student information for automated email correspondence. I've learned how to navigate several different databases used by the university for communicating with potential students via email and how to filter emails to specific student or degree majors demographic. I enjoy working with all my fellow co-workers. I don't find much hard about the job; however, the database when it freezes up can be challenging. The most enjoyable part of my job is being efficient and constantly finding new work to preform without my direct supervisors instruction.
Office Secretary/ Student Worker (Former Employee) – Carbondale Il – July 28, 2014
A typical day included talking with students and faculty, answering phones, data entry, and sorting mail. I learned better communication skills and customer service. I loved working with my management they all were great and helped me with whatever I needed. The hardest part of the job was leaving to go to class the most enjoyable part was getting to see all the student and spending time helping all of the teachers.