Abbott’s ‘Shaping the Future of STEM’ Podcast

For more than 130 years, Abbott has changed the world by creating new products and technologies in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Now, Abbott is changing the face of careers in STEM.

How this top employer is changing the face of science, technology, engineering, and math careers is highlighted in a new six-part podcast called “Shaping the Future of STEM.” The podcast addresses essential issues for students interested in pursuing STEM careers, as well as anyone interested in learning how the face of …

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Faye Viscosi (’22 Information Systems Audit & Control) is #Hired!

The Pulsifer Career Development Center congratulates Faye for being hired full-time at Protiviti as an IT Audit and Advisory Consultant!

By Julia Brockney
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Are You Optimizing the Power of LinkedIn

More often than not, when I ask students if or how they are using LinkedIn, I typically get an indifferent toned response.  Some students will share they live on LinkedIn, but that is rare.  Additionally, there are students who will share they check it 1-2 times a week.  But a heavy majority tell me they don’t use it, or they do not know how to use it.  Regardless of how often you use LinkedIn and all of the platform’s tools, …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Pulsifer Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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Resume Refresher!

Now that it’s officially the fall semester and students are applying, interviewing, and getting hired, it’s important to update your resume! Remember, there are a few tips for success:

Update your resume frequently! 
As soon as you start a new role or position (whether it be for a club or a job!), you can add that experience to your resume. Make sure to use powerful, action-based, and result-focused words to really leave your mark!
Focus on your passions.
Your resume …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Don’t miss out on the Spencer Educational Foundation Scholarships!

Spencer’s Scholarship application for 2022-23 will go live October 1st, with a deadline of January 31st, 2022. Spencer awards undergraduate, graduate and PhD scholarships to students who wish to pursue careers in Risk Management and Insurance.

For more information, visit: https://www.spencered.org/scholarships.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Melissa J. Sawyer
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Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month!

September 15th has passed and that means that we are officially celebrating the many Hispanic Americans who have influenced our society. While we celebrate Hispanic heritage always, this month is for observing the histories and contributions of Americans with ancestors from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.

The National Hispanic American Heritage Month, observed September 15th to October 15th, is filled with events put on by The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment …

By Alyssa Hammond
Alyssa Hammond Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Alyssa Hammond
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We Welcome You Back!

Hey, Falcons! It’s been a minute since we’ve all been officially back and in-person. The Pulsifer Career Development Center is SO excited to see you all and welcome you back. As a reminder, we are here for all of your career-related needs! Sign up for daily alerts from us and get an update every morning, taking some stress out of your job search. 

That way, you can always be in-the-know! The Service Hours for this year are Monday-Friday 8:30AM-4:30PM, so …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Top Vault Consulting Firms Discuss Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity and inclusion are not simply talking points at all-company meetings; they are requirements for the modern workplace. A company can’t reach its potential unless a wide array of perspectives are heard and employees with those differing perspectives are made to feel welcome as their whole selves. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities are just some of the voices that companies are trying to do better about hearing, and it’s more and more common to see …

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A Day in the Life: In-House Grant Writer

This is the day in the life of a fictional grant writer who works for a $5 million regional nonprofit organization with a mission to expand respite care services for families with mentally ill children.

9:00 a.m. : Come into the office, turn on the computer in your cubicle, and scan your e-mail. The executive director has sent a message asking for the latest stock report for a well-known retail company. He is meeting tomorrow with the company’s owner, who has …

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8 Entry-Level Roles to Break Into the Technology Industry

Tech is an ever-changing field responsible for many of the newest innovations we use every day—making it an exciting industry to work in. And even though people often assume that entering the tech industry as an entry-level candidate requires a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) degree or strong computer coding skills, that’s not the case.

Although STEM degrees are highly valued for certain roles within tech, technology companies typically also have plenty of jobs that don’t require a computer …

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