Expanding Your Network: Professional Communities

Visit the Career Community Pages on CareerEdge and make sure to update your settings to get alerted with news that matters most to you!

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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Go for Gold by Handshake – WIN Prizes!

Is your Handshake profile fully up to date? Interested on what can make it even better? Feeling like your internship search hasn’t been going as successful as you anticipated? Starting on July 19th Handshake will be rolling out an incentive-based campaign just announced by their Senior Marketing Manager as Go for Gold!

This campaign will help keep you motivated each week, for 4 weeks with specific key action for students. We encourage you to follow @joinhandshake for social media involvement …

By Raquel Roque
Raquel Roque Administrative Coordinator, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Raquel Roque
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Making the Most of Your Internship: How to Set Goals

Setting short-term and long-term goals is an important part of being #Hired. Check out these tips in order to make the most out of your job or internship!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Making Your WFH Set Up Work For You

If you’ve been virtual this entire summer (and possibly this entire year), WFH might be getting to you. It’s okay, remember that you are not alone. To refresh and rediscover the benefits of WFH, you may need to reevaluate your space, move things around, or disconnect from the stress of work. Here are some tips on how to make your WFH set up a little more comfortable after you’ve been working for a while.

Do your best to separate your …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Expanding Your Network: Career Coaches

We’re always here to help! Make an appointment with your Career Coach through Handshake and check your emails regularly for updates from CareerEdge.

By Sarah Vojta
Sarah Vojta Creative Graphic Designer Sarah Vojta
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The Center for Communications – An Invaluable Industry Resource

Would you like to learn more about the media industry?  Is access to influential industry figures important to you?  Do you want to be informed about the ever evolving media industry? If you answer yes to 1, 2 or all 3 of these questions then you need to explore the Center for Communications website.  Coming directly from the mission statement: “The Center for Communications is a nonprofit dedicated to bringing more diversity to the media industry and giving students access …

By Paul Stanish
Paul Stanish Senior Assistant Director, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center Paul Stanish
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Making the Most of Your Internship: Questions to Ask Your Manager

Asking your manager or colleagues questions can help in making the most out of your internship. Take a look at these questions and make the most out of being #Hired!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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Resumes: What They Are / What They’re Not

This summer is all about resumes. Almost every time you apply for a job, you will need to submit a resume. You might need to submit other documents, too, but a resume is usually a must-have for any job application that you complete, making it crucial for students to understand what resumes are.

 

RESUMES ARE:

Brief, personalized, and well-formatted overviews of your professional history
A way to show your most excellent endeavors
Documents that you should know inside and …

By Alina Minkova
Alina Minkova Creative Blog Curator Alina Minkova
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Boost Your Professional Confidence!

Did you know LinkedIn Learning offers free courses and certifications to display on your profile? Get certified and let’s get #HIRED!

By Julia Brockney
Julia Brockney Social Media Content Creator Julia Brockney
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How To Ask For More (Or Less) Responsibilities This Summer

Growing both personally and professionally should be a core goal for any internship or job. If you feel that you were given a workload that is too big or too small and it is hindering your success, it is important to speak with your manager. Transparency is the key to success within any position or company.

If you feel that you have not been given an optimal workload, it is important to be as communicative with your manager as possible. …

By Nathan Tombo
Nathan Tombo Structured Content Creator Nathan Tombo
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