Careers in Aegis Sciences Corporation

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Join the Aegis team!

“For over 20 years, Aegis Sciences Corporation has remained one of the most trusted full-service forensic sciences laboratories providing toxicology and consulting services to pain management physicians, Fortune 500 companies, medical examiners, professional sports organizations, leading colleges/universities and state/local government agencies throughout the United States.”

Careers Related to ACU Majors:

Biochemistry (BA or BS)

  • Forensic Mass Spectrometrist

Biology (BA or BS)

  • Forensic Evidence Processing Technician
  • Forensic Mass Spectrometrist
  • Quality Control Technician

Chemistry (BS)

  • Certifying Scientist
  • Forensic Evidence Processing Technician
  • Forensic Immunochemist
  • Forensic Mass Spectrometrist
  • Forensic Special Chemist
  • Quality Control Technician
  • Research Assistant

Communication (MS in Organizational and Human Resource Development)

  • Human Resources Director
  • Recruiter

Computer Science (BS)

  • Actuate Developer
  • Systems Integration Specialist

Finance

  • Accounts Receivable Specialist

Informationn Technology (BS)

  • Desktop Support Technician
  • Oracle Database Administrator

Marketing (BBA)

  • Marketing Assistant

Mathematics

  • Acuate Developer

To Contact Aegis Sciences Corporation concerning these positions,

Email: jobs@aegislabs.com
Web: www.aegislabs.com
Phone: 1.800.533.7052

For best results, have your resume reviewed by the ACU Career Center before applying!

Now Available: Online Appointment Scheduling

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No need to call in–schedule your next Career Center appointment online!

Simply have your calendar ready and click your advisor’s name on the right-hand navigation above the QuickLinks category.

Who is my Career Center Advisor?

Daniel Orozco assists students in the College of Business Association, School of Information Technology, and Computing, as well as those majoring in Agriculture/Environment Sciences, Biology, Chemistry, Communications, English, Exercise Science, JMC, Math, Physics and Psychology.
Schedule an appointment with Daniel.

Cynthia Cooke assists students majoring in Art, Bible, Communication Disorders, Education, Family Studies, Foreign Languages, Gerontology, History, Marriage & Family Therapy, Music, Social Work, Sociology, Theatre and Political Science.
Schedule an appointment with Cynthia.

Need a Visual?

Select your advisor’s name
Select your advisor

It will bring you to this screen, where you can choose an available time and date that works for your schedule.

Then just fill out the form regarding your appointment…


And you’re all set!

Career Standout – Meet Keri

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Keri Gray

Classification: Senior

Major: Political Science

What’s she’s been involved in at ACU: LYNAY (Love Your Neighbor as Yourself, Service Group), Sing Song, Freshman Follies

How’s she’s interacted with the Career Center: Worked with Cynthia Cooke on her resume and internship search


How would you say the ACU Career Center has helped your in your journey so far?

“ACU Career Center has been very helpful with my journey so far. Over Christmas break I was applying for internship and really desired help on my application process and resume. I was able to call my counselor, and stayed on the phone with me ensuring I got the advice to put in the best application possible. It was through the relationships the Career Center forms with students that truly helps our journey.”

What advice would you give to other students?

“Three things: Have faith, Set high standards, and be willing to work hard to achieve those standards. “

What is ONE thing that you think students must do before their first internship/job?

“RESEARCH! Before I turned in an application for an internship or job I always look at their website and find out as much information as I can. Then it’s important to know what you looked for the interview process. I was asked questions that I wasn’t expecting them to ask me however, the reason I had an opinion is because I made sure to do my research on what organization or placement I’m applying to. However, it does not stop there its always beneficial to stay on top of who you work for, what issues are important to them and how can you be an asset to those issue. Definitely do your homework and research before first internship or job placement.”

Why is a place like the Career Center important for students?

“The Career Center is important for students because it directly impacts their career path. It is resource center free of charge, and more than willing to help any student. “

Career Standout – Meet Brenna

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Brenna Jefferies

Classification: Sophomore

Major: Advertising and Public Relations

What’s she’s been involved in at ACU: Freshman Follies

How’s she’s interacted with the Career Center: Participated in the D!SCOVERY program, Fall 2010; Worked with Daniel Orozco on her resume, internship search and interview preparation


How would you say the ACU Career Center has helped your in your journey so far?

“Their different career fairs and events have greatly encouraged me to get excited about my major and focus on my future. My favorite event was when Sean Adams, from ESPN, came and spoke to us about his career. It was a very interesting event and he really helped me with tips about networking and working in sports, which is something I want to do.”

What advice would you give to other students?

“Go and check it out! Many of my friends did not really know what it was until I told them about it. From interview to internships, the Career Center staff is ready to help you in any way they can. If you have any questions, please just ask them!”

What is ONE thing that you think students must do before their first internship/job?

“Make sure they have a resume typed out and edited by someone at the Career Center. They are extremely helpful in displaying your best qualities in a creative way.”

Why is a place like the Career Center important for students?

“It’s important for students because it helps them get connected to the real world. It helps prepare, focus, and encourage students to get prepare for their life after ACU. It’s an awesome place to receive guidance!”

Career Standout – Meet Mark-John

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Mark-John Eberhardt

Classification: Alumnus, Class of 2011

Major: Management

What he’s been involved in at ACU: Trojans social club, Sing Song production staff

How’s he’s interacted with the Career Center: Worked with Bradon Owens… Resume/Cover Letter, Internship/Job Search; Focus Group


How would you say the ACU Career Center has helped your in your journey so far?

“The Career Center provided me with the tools to find interviews with potential employers. They also helped me improve my resume.”

What advice would you give to other students?

“Take full advantage of the Career Center. They are there to help you succeed and will do everything in their ability to make you prepared for life after graduation.”

What is ONE thing that you think students must do before their first internship/job?

“All students need to stop by the Career Center for resume advice. I thought my resume was just fine, but the Career Center helped me fine tune it so that it would look at it’s best before my first job interview.”

Why is a place like the Career Center important for students?

“The Career Center is a vital part of the ACU community. It is the best place to get resume help. The staff is very knowledgable and they offer excellent help when a student is searching for jobs or internships.”

Career Standout – Meet Melissa

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Melissa Davis

Classification: Alumnus, Class of 2011

Major: Education – Early Childhood/Elementary

What’s she’s been involved in at ACU: Intramurals, Sing Song

How’s she’s interacted with the Career Center: Resume/Cover Letter, Interview Preparation


How would you say the ACU Career Center has helped your in your journey so far?

“The ACU Career Center was helpful and informative while creating a resume.They gave me feedback to make my resume standout. They also set up opportunities to meet with employers, do mock interviews with professionals in your field.”

What advice would you give to other students?

“Use the ACU Career Center as much as possible. They have information that can help you attain a job. I would go to the Career Center freshmen year and find out what it takes to get a job in the field you are interested in.”

What is ONE thing that you think students must do before their first internship/job?

“Have a great resume that highlights your best qualities and abilities. This is like a first impression for an employer. They can learn a lot about you before you actually meet them.”

Why is a place like the Career Center important for students?

“They talk with employers and find out what they are looking for or what would stand out. They help you highlight your best qualities and help you find the job you were looking for.”

If there is another career-related topic you would like to extend your advice or give your opinion on it… here is your chance:

“Get started early when it comes to starting your career.Do internships, work during the summer in the field you want to have a career in. I do what it takes to show a future employer that I was trying to be the best candidate for a job.”

Career Standout – Meet Caroline

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Caroline Conwell

Classification: Alumnus, Class of 2011

Major: Management

What she’s been involved in at ACU: Intramurals, Sigma Theta Chi, Sing Song

How she’s interacted with the Career Center: D!SCOVERY/Major Help, Resume/Cover Letter, Interview Preparation, Internship/Job Search


How would you say the ACU Career Center has helped your in your journey so far?

“The ACU Career Center has given me the tools to go out into the business world. They have helped me in looking for a job as well as preparing for an interview. The Career Center is always hosting companies on campus for interviews. I found these times very helpful. Many times you would interview for a job you might not have been that interested in. The more experience you get the better. I believe all my interview experience led me to the job I have now.”

What advice would you give to other students?

“Advice I would give to other students would be to take advantage of the Career Center throughout college. Don’t be afraid to ask questions even if you think they are irrevelent. The Career Center has so many friendly people that are more than willing to help you. I would strongly encourage you to take advantage of the Career Center either for jobs and internships, resume and cover letter writing help, interview prep or all of the above. The Career Center is a great resource that can be beneficial all four years of college. Make an appointment today!”

Why is a place like the Career Center important for students?

“The Career Center is very important for students in many aspects. The first, the Career Center is a good resource for the freshman and sophomores. Many times when you start college you are not thinking about what you are going to do after college. I sure was not! The Career Center can help you map out a plan and a way to stay on top of the ever changing job market after college.

Second, the Career Center can help you during your junior year while looking for internships. New opportunities are always coming in and take advantage of these resources. If you are unsure about how to go about getting an internship, contact the Career Center. The Career Center is always ready to help you on your journey.

Third, for seniors graduating the Career Center is a great place to start looking for jobs. Hopefully by this time you have developed a realtionship with those working in the Career Center. This will help you search in that the Career Center will be able to tailor your job search to you.”

Career Center Standouts

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At the end of May, the Career Center staff selected several standout students who have truly maximized their potential. We asked them to share some advice and thoughts with their fellow students.

Check back every Friday at 10:00 am this month to see what they wanted you to know!

Want to learn how to maximize your potential? Check out our resources for students — let us help you explore, prepare, execute and achieve!

Recent Grads… Take advantage of these free sessions! Going on now!

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12 Hour GRAD Career Marathon

NOW until 10 pm CST you can pick up tips and ideas from career authors and experts that will help you get noticed and get jobs.  This event is free to all GRADS and their parents!

Each author is donating their time to deliver career advice to you. You will take away 3 tips from each!

Interested in participating in sessions but you can’t attend?  Not a problem, these sessions will be recorded and available on YouTube within 48 hours after the career marathon.  Register for the session you can attend and Talent Marks will notify you when you can view all the sessions whenever you want.

State Department Now Hiring: Portuguese and Mandarin speakers

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Here is a great opportunity sent our way by Ambassador Ronald McMullen who spoke at our U.S. Department of State Information Session in the fall.

The U.S. State Department has immediate openings for Mandarin Chinese and Portuguese speakers under a new employment initiative. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to serve for up to five years in China or Brazil.

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Foreign Service Consular Adjudicator

Application deadline is June 13th.