Career Development

Career Development

Bethany’s Career Development Center provides students with the resources and guidance necessary to successfully manage their career and employment opportunities. The Career Development Center actively assists students and alumni to find rewarding and fulfilling vocations or to prepare for graduate school. We offer a helpful link for students between coursework and the possibilities that await them in the workplace and the community.

If you’re an employer looking to provide our students with a job opportunity for career development, please scroll down to the bottom of this page.

If you’re a student looking to create an appointment send an email here

PathwayU

Discover your purpose and connect it to college and career using this online career assessment. PathwayU uses scientific algorithms to help you explore career options based on your interests, personality, values, and workplace preferences. Explore BLC majors, career paths, and internships that align with your unique gifts, talents, and purpose.

Check out a quick student demo video here!

Handshake

The #1 way college students find jobs and internships. Explore career opportunities and internships, register for career events, schedule appointments and more!

Internships

An internship is an excellent way to get experience in your chosen career! Visit our Internships page to get started!

Career Fairs

Here are our upcoming Career Fair opportunities:

  • Minnesota Private Colleges’ Job & Internship Fair. February 22nd 2023. For more information click here. To sign up, use the button below. Transportation will be provided by BLC. There is no fee. This event is open to current Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors and Alumni from the May and December 2022 classes. Deadline to register: Sunday 19th February 2023 at midnight. There are limited seats on the bus available. Sign up is on a first come, first served basis. There will be a mandatory informational meeting held on Thursday 16th February 2023 in the Career Development Center from 1:30pm – 2:20pm. If you absolutely cannot attend, you must email us to find a time during business hours 8am-4pm the same day to go over some items. 
Student Handouts

Here’s a list of electronic versions of the handouts you can find in the Career Development Center.

Employment Opportunities

The following organizations have been selected by our Career Development staff for checking off certain criteria and having a constant influx of job opportunities locally for our students and alumni. 

Please note: Our Bethany Career Development Office does not promote or facilitate the need for baby sitters, moving help, and other non-career development needs. 

Bethany Lutheran College
Jobs
Mayo Clinic
Jobs
Mankato Family YMCA
Jobs
Blue Earth County
Jobs
Girl Scouts - River Valleys
Jobs
Christian Family Solutions
Jobs
ISG
Jobs
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Internships for Current Students

Search for internships on Handshake, or contact Career Development or your Faculty Advisor. Please review the Student Section of our Internships page for more information.

Jobs for Current Students

These jobs are available for current college students. These are off-campus, non-BLC jobs and are not part of the work-study student jobs program.

Volunteer Opportunities for Current Students

Help make the world a better place while enhancing your resume.

Jobs for Bethany Graduates

Looking for work after graduation? These companies are seeking Bethany alumni for their job openings.

Do you have a job opportunity for our students?

If you are an employer looking to publicize a job opportunity for our students, please complete this request form or contact us at careerdevelopment@blc.edu

Please be sure to have ALL of the following information ready to be assessed by our Career Development department.

  • Name of Company
  • Title of Position
  • Link to Website
  • Primary Contact Person & Info
  • Job Description
  • Short List of Duties/Skills
  • Minimum Qualification Requirements
  • Job Hours and Days
  • Application Deadline (if applicable)
  • Salary
  • State and City