JIU Blog

Posted on: October 22, 2014

We’ve all been there.  You are sitting across the interview table from a potential employer and they ask you a bizarre or vague question.  “Why is the sky blue?”  “What do you lose sleep over?” “What do you do when you get lost?”  “If you could name anyone, dead or alive, who would you most like to share a meal with?” These types of questions pop up often in interviews leaving the interviewee...

Posted on: September 24, 2014

As part of a larger effort to strategically develop program enhancements and support the educational needs of our strategic partners, JIU constantly looks for ways to enrich our program offerings for current or potential students and alumni. That is why JIU is proud to introduce three NEW Graduate Certificate programs this fall.

Business Essentials Certificate program

The School of Business now offers a newBusiness Essentials Certificate programdesigned to teach you the...

Posted on: September 09, 2014

School is back in session and it is time to crack open the books and study! We understand studying can certainly be a chore and put a damper on your weekend. However, we all know it is not enough to attend class and attempt to soak up all the info you need to know there. Focusing on understanding key concepts and ideas outside of class is also an important part to being successful as a student. You might not always have the motivation or ability to remember everything you need to know, but there are...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

“I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeeded.” ~ Michael Jordan

It is exhausting, hard work, and time consuming…We’re talking about the job search. An essential part of any student’s life, researching and identifying the dream job you want does not come easy. There are numerous tools and online resources as well as Jones International University’s...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

As you reach the final 6 months or year of your academic career, you will likely be looking forward to the end of late night studying, quizzes, and assignments.  Though earning your degree means an end to schoolwork, it also marks the beginning of the challenging task of finding a job and starting your career.  During your final months as a student, it is very important to prepare for your job search and begin working proactively towards...

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