DiggerNet is the Mines proactive, online recruiting system. Through this site, students can apply to jobs/interviews, create a resume, work on practice interviews, register for recruiting events, manage interviewing schedules, research employment opportunities / companies, and more.
Finding your professional passion and ideal career path is a journey. You are a unique combination of factors including personality type, individual talents, and your styles of learning, working, and interacting in the world. No matter where your interests lie, the Career Advisors are equipped to help you look at different career paths through exploration and evaluation of your interests, strengths, values, and skills assessment and advisement.
Each September and February, the Career Center sponsors a career fair, open to all students. Hundreds of companies, government agencies and graduate schools bring information to exhibit. Recruiters talk about their organizations, projects, and discuss internships, co-ops, as well as full-time career opportunities.
Professional career development is integral to the success of Mines graduates. Students who are successful in their job search benefit by working with the Career Center to acquire the strong job search skills, and competitive tools such as resumes, letters, interviewing skills, social media profiles, and negotiation techniques through individual advising, workshops, resources, and classes.
Throughout the year, virtual job fairs, on-campus interviews, company info sessions, and small recruiting events are held to enhance the job search opportunities. These are a valuable component to the student’s job search and career exploration interview, learn more about a company and explore career opportunities.
Prior to each graduation, the Career Center Staff collects the names, relevant data, and outcomes status of every upcoming graduate. The individual data is kept confidential. If a student is striving to obtain his or her next goal (full-time employment, grad school, etc.), the Career Center staff will contact this grad several times a month with job opportunities, advanced level workshops, and additional assistance.