Which national service opportunity is right for me?

National Service opportunities can be a great way to kickstart your career, make connections, gain skills and experience that will apply to any field. On top of all of this, you get the chance to improve a community and meet …

By Claire Michael
Claire Michael
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30+ Best Tips on How to Prepare for a Job Interview

Preparing for an interview requires more effort than just Googling a list of common interview questions (though, yes, you should 100% be ready for those). In today’s job market, recruiters are flooded with resumes and applications within hours of a …

By The Muse editors
The Muse editors
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Networking

Welcome, ambitious college students, to a world of boundless possibilities!

Your journey through higher education is not just about academics; it’s also an incredible opportunity to build lasting connections and cultivate a network that will be invaluable throughout your professional …

By Paridhi Saboo
Paridhi Saboo Career Peer
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Thrifting Tips: Elevate Your Professional Style with Second-Hand Shopping

In today’s competitive job market, building a professional wardrobe can be a costly endeavor. However, there’s a hidden treasure trove that can help you dress for success without breaking the bank – thrift shopping. Thrift stores, consignment shops, and online …

By Eleanor Brillo
Eleanor Brillo
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 Why consider graduate school?

Attending graduate school is always a valuable option for your future. Graduating into a difficult economy can make attending graduate school an essential strategy for building a bright future. Rather than being underemployed while waiting for the job market to …

By Eleanor Brillo
Eleanor Brillo Managment Intern, Career Services
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Confidence: Verb or noun?

How confidence affects interviews and how to improve

Few are gifted with Mark Antony’s activism or Brutus’ intimidation skills, feeling overwhelmed before a job interview is normal.

To feel confident while talking to employers, you first need to understand what …

By Paridhi Saboo
Paridhi Saboo Career Peer
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Udall Apply – Advice & Guidance

Advice from the Udall Foundation – Original article published on the Udall Website.

Work closely with your Udall faculty representative
Ask them for feedback on your short essay answers and essay.

Articulate a career “path” or field
Even if you …

By Beverly Johnson
Beverly Johnson
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How Experiential Learning in College Could Launch Your Career

Experiential learning opportunities like internships, assisting with faculty research, and other examples of hands-on education help students build professional skills and apply what they are learning in the college classroom to real-world situations.

What is experiential learning?

You can think of experiential …

By ROB FRANEK
ROB FRANEK
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Online portfolios: Using blogs to demonstrate college success

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For some college students, graduation day is coming soon. Okay, there may be a few more months, but after Spring Break, graduation is just around the corner. Time flies when students are having fun with those studies, doesn’t it?

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Doing Business in Different Cultures: Life as a Human Capital Consultant

Following a successful summer internship, Caitlin Haydon joined Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Human Capital practice in 2015, right out of her MBA program. In the time since, she’s been staffed on projects in China and Latin America, as well as closer …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Consider these 5 things before choosing a human services internship

 

Dewey Delisle started eight years ago at New England Center for Children (NECC) as an entry-level teacher. Now he finds himself training and managing interns as the Intern Specialist, and has great advice for students seeking a human service …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How Your Social Media Account Can Help (or Hurt) Your Chances

Like it or not, social media has become a staple of everyday life. It is used to stay in touch with friends and family, to organize events, to network, and it allows individuals with social anxiety to communicate in a …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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