CWSP Training: Mock Interview Sessions

During this popular event, each volunteer is provided with a job description in order to play the role of interviewer.  The students come to the meetings prepared, having worked on: Strengths and weaknesses & preparing a resume How to do a job search online Choosing a job they wanted (for the mock interview) Practice interviews with their peers using a … Read More

A Very Busy Month at Corporate Work Study

September was an incredibly busy month for the Corporate Work Study Program. On the 15th of the month, they held the Annual Partner Kick-Off Meeting, hosting 50 business partners. Ten days later on the 25th, Abbvie partnered with the CWSP to lead Techies Day.   Partner Kick-Off Meeting     President Kendall welcomed the group, thanking them for their impressive … Read More

Becoming More Valuable to Our Business Partners

Becoming More Valuable to Our Business Partners The Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) has a unique understanding of the threats that face American corporations during the pandemic. As partners, we share many of the same challenges; how to maintain productivity, decisions about working and learning remotely, what are the required skills for the “new normal”- just to name a few. … Read More

Corporate Work Study Program: Freshman Ready for Work

Freshman Ready for Work After Training in the Corporate Work Study Program Freshmen spend many hours in the CWSP going over the basics of how to work in a corporate environment. The topics covered span a wide range of skills that students (and adults) need to survive and thrive in a business environment. Email Etiquette Timecard Training Professional Chit Chat … Read More

Corporate Work Study Honors Its Business Partners

On June 10th, the Corporate Work Study Program held its annual Business Partner Appreciation Event.  The event was recorded live and presented to CRSM’s business partners at a private virtual gathering. CWSP Staff presented The Five, Ten and Fifteen Year Partnership Awards to companies in recognition of their continued support through the years. FIVE YEAR AWARD CVS Health North Shore … Read More

Corporate Work Study: Accolades and Senior Goodbyes

  As the year comes to a close, the CWSP has a lot to be proud of; even as they say goodbye to their Seniors – who performed better than any other prior class.   Business Partners Presented Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors with Their Work Study Awards: click here Corporate Work Study Staff Say Their Final Farewells to Senior Workers: … Read More

Work Study: Career Assignments

Students were recently asked to create job descriptions of their CWSP jobs. After completing a PowerPoint training module and a reflection on a year with their company, they are now in the process of creating videos to say thank you to their work supervisors.     Career Pathways Jhoseline wrote: “Today I had a storm of ideas. Where I see … Read More

The Corporate Work Study Program Adapts

above: in one of the last on-campus activities prior to spring break, the CWSP held their most successful Career Day to date. A letter from The Corporate Work Study Department: Though COVID-19 has interrupted students’ on-site work at our Business Partners’ campuses, the Corporate Work Study Program is not about to let change the school-wide trend of steadily improving student … Read More

Grainger Hosts Corporate Work Study Meeting

On Wednesday, February 26th, Grainger hosted over 70 business partner executives who gathered to participate in round-table discussions meant to maximize the benefits to the companies, managers, student supervisors and Cristo Rey students who participate in the CWSP. After a continental breakfast was served, Rudy Juarez, Vice President & GM, Latin America/Global Export welcomed everyone and invited President Preston Kendall … Read More

Work Study Expanding at School and in the Business Community

The Corporate Work Study Department has been busy expanding relationships with existing business partners, ramping-up with new partners, prepping for Career Day, getting ready for business partner meetings, and making sure new programs are on target. Training & Workshops Resume Building  Peer Mentoring Program  (Seniors with Freshmen) E-mail Etiquette LinkedIn Sessions – profiles for Juniors Junior Resume Reviews Sophomore Career … Read More