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JLD Lunch + Learn: How to be Professional
September 24, 2019 @ 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
Interested in obtaining a part-time job, volunteer or internship opportunity? Square Books will be coming into the Career Center on Sept. 24th to provide tips related to professionalism.
About the Employer: Square Books is a general independent bookstore in three separate buildings (about 100 feet apart) on the historic town square of Oxford, Mississippi, home of the University of Mississippi and many great writers, including William Faulkner, Barry Hannah, Larry Brown, and, for a time, both Willie Morris and John Grisham. The main store, Square Books, is in a two-story building with a cafe and balcony on the second floor; Off Square Books is a few doors down from the main store and has lifestyle sections such as gardening and cookbooks; and Square Books, Jr., the children’s bookstore, is in a building on the east side of the square. Square Books is known for its strong selection of literary fiction, books on the American South and by Southern writers, a large inventory of reduced-price remainders, and its emphasis on books for children. The store hosts the popular Thacker Mountain radio show and over 150 author events a year.
About Job Location and Development Program: The Job Location and Development Program (JLD), a program partially funded by the federal government, helps students obtain part-time, off-campus employment in the Oxford area. Area businesses contact the Career Center to advertise listings for part-time jobs. Our trained staff members meet with students to assist in preparation for obtaining opportunities.