6 Networking Tips for Navigating a Career in Healthcare

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So, you are considering a career in healthcare. Excellent! You want to make an impact in your career and utilize your classroom experience to enter into a very exciting industry.

With thousands of healthcare employers across the United States, there are plenty of healthcare opportunities within the industry- but these positions can often be very competitive. To be successful in your internship or full time job search, check out these 6 networking tips provided by Health eCareers, a professional platform …

By Jennifer Graham
Jennifer Graham Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Jennifer Graham
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Salary or Mission & Culture: Which is more important to you?

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Recently, Glassdoor conducted a survey and findings show that respondents noted a company’s mission and culture matter most and considered more than salary before applying.  And while fair compensation is still an important factor, working in an environment where an individual’s values align with the company can lead to a more fulfilling work experience.  So if mission, culture, and values are important factors in your job search, what information do you need to consider to make the best decision for …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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Selling Yourself in Your Cover Letter

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Ah, advertisers. They try to suck us in within a matter of seconds. Sound familiar? Hiring managers typically spend less than 30 seconds reviewing a cover letter or resume—unless it grabs their attention enough so that they read on. The average television commercial is 30 seconds long. What about print? How long do you spend looking at an ad in a magazine before flipping the page? Or reading a bulletin board along the freeway (assuming you are not stuck in …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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A Week in the Life: Investment Banking Analyst

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Aiming for an investment banking analyst spot? Make sure you know what you’re getting into. Here, Vault finance editors take a look at a typical week for an analyst. (Think long, long hours.)

 

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Surviving the One-Way Video Interview

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As recruiting moves toward the digital, the one-way video interview is gaining steam as an alternative to phone screens. Click here for three tips for making it through in one piece from Vault.

When you’re ready to practice a video interview, utilize Big Interview’s unique mock interview tool to get random interview questions, or practice interview questions specific to your areas of interest (Financial Services, Investment Banking, Sales & Trading, etc.) or related to key competencies that employers are looking …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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What is an Actuary?

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Does this sound like you?

Your personal characteristics consist of self-motivation, creativity, and independence. You have the ability to work well with others, strong math and computer skills; you are very analytical and have high ambition. You enjoy learning and improving, love to solve complicated problems, enjoy writing and talking to people, and are interested in a variety of historical, social, legislative, and political issues.

If this sounds like you, actuarial science could be a potential field to go into …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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