Summer Pro-D

For some, summer ushers in a well-earned break. For others there is finally spare time to tackle some extra-curricular goals. Students have been programmed to think that a summer internship is the only meaningful way to stay career–focused over the summer. The few skilled summer jobs out there are hotly competed for by thousands of students, so it can be discouraging. Employers who don’t…

Zero in on Your Company Research

It’s hard to find something when you don’t know what you’re looking for. Do Your Research is not just a beloved clap-back for social media arguments, it’s important advice for anyone getting familiar with an industry or actively job seeking. It can be hard to know where to focus your efforts. There’s a wealth of information…

Moving Forward in Times of Uncertainty

Adaptation is a key skill for any successful career, but so is self-care. Distancing precautions during COVID-19 provide fertile ground to keep developing the skill of adaption and resilience. Still, you may be feeling the need to pause, collect your thoughts, and care for your wellness. There’s no shame in taking time to regroup, and…

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Beat the Job Search Blues

With the days getting longer and spring around the corner—things are looking up! But let’s take a moment to address a less sunny topic that we face in Career Services every day: the job search blues. Forging a new career path or searching for that next opportunity is an exciting time of growth and forward-thinking.…

The #1 Student Career Mistake

Experience First, Career Development Later Students make tough choices, especially when it comes to deciding where to spend their time and energy. The priority should be learning and honing skills to offer in the job market, but increasing amounts of students are hoping to get straight to work in a skilled occupation during their studies.…

Woo Your Employer Crush

Humans have made astonishing advances in how we get things done, but not so much in the employment game. Resumes and cover letters have been around for ages, and employers are just as frustrated by them as job-seekers. A job candidate presented on paper is not nearly as reliable as an in-person interaction. The challenge…