Montana State University-Northern
Career Center

Contact Us

Career Center
MSU-Northern
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
406.265.4198

Location:
Cowan Hall 213

On Campus Recruiting

Sign into CareerExpress to schedule a time for an interview or call the Career Center at 265-3708. (Please sign up for the earliest appointment that you can)

Interview Do's & Don'ts
Do...
  • · Be on time
  • · Be neat and clean
  • · Have a firm hand shake and smile
  • · Be confident and know about the business
  • · Be relaxed
  • · Dress appropriately
  • · Be polite
  • · Make eye contact
  • · Make sure all materials brought are mistake-free
  • · Thank the employer for his/her time
Don't...
  • · Wear jeans
  • · Chew gum or smoke
  • · Be jittery
  • · Be bored or boring
  • · Bring a friend, spouse or children
  • · Look at your watch
  • · Don't miss a scheduled interview. Please call if you cannot make your interview
Remember...
The person you pick up the application from may very well be the person interviewing you or will assist in the hiring decision... make a good first impression!
Interview Policy for Current Students & Alumni

The success of the on-campus recruiting program depends on everyone doing their part to confirm that MSU-Northern is a source of bright, enthusiastic, reliable candidates!

Employers expect a full schedule of candidates who are dressed professionally, are well informed about the company, and are on time.

To ensure that employers' expectations are met, please comply with the guidelines below to make your interview experience an excellent one.

Registering for the Interview

Signing up to interview with an employer is an expressed commitment on your part to participate at the designated date/time. Be sure to first research the employer, confirming that you wish to submit your résumé and conduct the interview.

Canceling an Interview

If you decide to cancel an interview, you must give AT LEAST TWO DAYS' NOTICE to allow the Career Center enough time to fill the interview slot you vacate.

In the event of sudden illness or personal emergency on the day of the scheduled interview, you must contact the Career Center NO LATER THAN 8:30 A.M. Excuses may be subject to verification.

Failure to comply with the cancellation policy will result in the immediate loss of your interview privileges. To regain those privileges, you must submit a letter of apology to the recruiter with a copy sent to the Career Center office.

No-Show Policy

Failure to show up for a scheduled interview will result in the immediate loss of interviewing privileges and résumé referral including CareerExpress.

To request reinstatement of interviewing privileges, you must submit a letter of apology to the recruiter with a copy sent to the Career Center office.

If you have questions about these policies, please contact the Career Center at 265-3708.

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