Ileaqua Adams (‘23 CFA) is #Hired!

Ileaqua was hired by Apple as a Financial Analyst. Great job and best of luck!

By Ridge Marel Gonzales
Ridge Marel Gonzales
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How to Account for a Gap in Your Resumé

In a world where employers seek the most experienced prospects to get a job, accounting for a gap in your resumé can be daunting. Though it depends on how long the interval took place and the circumstances surrounding it, employers will be skeptical about hiring you if you have a significant career gap and will be curious as to why you took that much time off. As such, it is crucial to adequately address resumé gaps in an interview setting …

By Isabella Ampié
Isabella Ampié
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Why Tech and Data Analytics Students Should Consider a Job in Government

Many students interested in data analytics, software engineering, computer science, and similar fields tend to apply to bigger, well-known global companies. However, a government agency might be a great opportunity for you to start your data analytics career. Federal agencies have been encouraged to increase job pathways for Gen Z students. Want to learn more about what a career in government looks like? This article from Handshake features key takeaways from a lively discussion with several panelists in federal tech …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Improve Your Public Speaking Skills and Ace Your Interviews

Oftentimes, you’ll be competing for a job position against individuals that are just as qualified and educated as you. So, how do you make yourself stand out in a positive way? Oftentimes, recruiters remember how someone pitched themselves rather than just what they said. It’s not that your skills and experience aren’t important, because they are, but how you communicate them during an interview can make you more memorable than someone who may be more qualified, but isn’t as good …

By Hailey Jennato
Hailey Jennato Creative Graphic Designer
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Register Now! MassCPAs/Surgent CPA Review Virtual Mock Exam

Are you planning to take the CPA Exam? Want a chance to review and practice beforehand? On May 18, 2023, MassCPAs and Surgent CPA Review will be offering a live 4-hour mock CPA Exam workshop to help you see if you’re ready for the real CPA exam. Questions will be pulled from actual CPA Exam Blueprints. Plus, you will leave with your own personalized ReadySCORE™ (an accurate measurement of your actual exam score) as well as a detailed report showing …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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DE&I Company Spotlight – LGA

Each week we will feature a company and what actions they are or have taken in the DE & I space.  Our intention is to share the good work corporate partners are demonstrating within their corporate space and culture.

The week’s company is LGA.

 

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Associate Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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IT Career Overview: Benefits, Challenges, Skills, Top Hirers, and More

Demand for employees with IT knowledge and skills is on the rise, and IT roles tend to pay higher salaries. If you want to learn more about the IT field, check out this in-depth article from Handshake. It includes the benefits and challenges of working in IT, skills necessary for success, important certifications, top entry-level roles for IT college students, companies hiring right now, average salary, and more! Check out the article here.

By Kristin Helm
Kristin Helm Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Center
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Tips on Securing Last-Minute Internships

As summer is around the corner, many things can stress us out. While the first thing on people’s minds can be finals, for other students, it’s the fact that the semester is almost over, and they still haven’t secured an internship. For some, the right opportunity has yet to come up, they have yet to have time to plan their summer, or some have waited until the last minute. Still, there are ways to get around this and secure an …

By Isabella Ampié
Isabella Ampié
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How to Answer the Hardest Interview Questions

Tackling job interviews can be tricky, and they’re even more challenging when an unexpectedly difficult question puts you on the spot, and you try to make sense of an answer. Usually, the most complicated questions you’ll hear come out of a recruiter are the ones where you’ll need to self-assess or prove to a company that you are an excellent fit for them. However, preparing some answers will also be crucial so these questions don’t keep you from interrupting your …

By Isabella Ampié
Isabella Ampié
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Occupational Outlook Handbook – Actuaries

Want to learn more about the field of actuarial science? Check out the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook for Actuaries. This comprehensive resource sheds light on everything you might want to know about becoming an actuary, including overall and regional salary information, education and professional requirements, expected employment growth, key skills and responsibilities, and so much more. View the Handbook here.

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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