Common obstacles that keep you from getting your first job

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Common obstacles that keep you from getting your first job

You crushed it in college, but now you’re struggling on the job front. This is how you get unstuck.
Landing your first job takes patience—and a strategy.

College graduation season is around the corner, but you’ve got bigger things to worry about than ordering your cap and gown. The reality is you might not have your first job lined up by the time you collect your diploma.

By Colleen Murphy
Colleen Murphy Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Colleen Murphy
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Top 5 Careers in Supply Chain Management

By Colleen Murphy
Colleen Murphy Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Colleen Murphy
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Dress Up for the Part- Infographic

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Not sure what to wear to an interview? Follow this infographic for some important tips!

Happy Halloween everyone!

By Megan Nadeau
Megan Nadeau CareerEdge Graphic Designer Megan Nadeau
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To Make a Positive Impact, Intern at This Global Bank

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When deciding where to intern, students often ask themselves two important questions: “Will the work I perform make a difference on the projects I’m staffed on?” and “Will the projects I work on make a significant impact on the world?” Here, you’ll find out about one global financial institution that offers students roles and assignments that make a difference.

To unlock everything that Vault has to offer, access Vault through the Resources tab in CareerEdge and a create FREE account …

By MaryEllen Ryan
MaryEllen Ryan Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services MaryEllen Ryan
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Road Trips to the Real World: Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE)

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It’s never too early to start the career search and what a better way to do it that through some corporate visits in the style of a Road Trip! Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE) has a program connecting students and employers for more than 15 years! Road Trips to the Real World is an exclusive opportunity for college students to learn firsthand about a career field, network with top employers and their employees, and explore internship and job …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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Are you interested in working for a Large Public Accounting Firm?

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If your answer to this question is

Read on!

One of the best ways to break into large firm life is through a Leadership Development Program.  These Programs are typically for students who are two years away from working full time.  If you are interested in learning about when and how to apply for these opportunities, don’t miss my upcoming program on Monday, November 4th!  Recruiters from a number of large firms, and past participants of these programs, will be …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director / Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Services Melissa J. Sawyer
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What should I do with my life? Tips to Help You Answer this Question. 

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Coming out of college and into the real world is one tough leap. Some of us know what we want to do from the age of 3 and some of us are 22 and still completely lost. That’s okay. We don’t all know the answer to our life long career journey but getting clarity and having direction definitely helps. 

This article will give you seven clear and actionable ways to get a better understanding of your next career steps and …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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RocketBlocks is a Great Resource for Students Interested in Consulting!

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A really nice website for any undergrad students looking to explore and prepare for a career in consulting is RocketBlocks.me.  This online platform was built by former McKinsey, BCG and Bain consultants to help students build the skills necessary to succeed in interviews.

Start with their free Consulting Guide which will help address your questions about the consulting career path, compensation ranges, and the skillsets and traits that interviewers are looking for in both the case and fit portions of …

By Brian Moccio
Brian Moccio Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Services Brian Moccio
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Are You Networking Effectively?

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We all say it.  Candidates and even seasoned employees know it.  Networking is undoubtedly a tool needed to be successful in finding that sought after opportunity.  For some, networking is an easy and seamless activity.  For others it’s a challenge.  The idea of talking to strangers face to face or virtually can be scary and out of one’s comfort zone.   There’s a small risk associated with reaching out to strangers and for some it’s viewed as a potential waste of …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Services Paul Stanish
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How I Chose My Career In Marketing #MyCareerStoryMonday

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Name: Sarah Laufeld    

Class Year: Senior

Major: Marketing

Position: Clients & Marketing – Research Services Intern

Company: KPMG

 

Can you describe your career path for me? (This may include HS jobs, internships, etc.)

I completed 2 internships with KPMG during summer 2018 and summer 2019.  My internship during summer 2018 was in the KPMG Business School for Audit.  Here I helped organize in-person and virtual training sessions for all levels of audit employees.  I was given the opportunity to work in …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator Yasmeen Alwani
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