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As a member of the Non-Profit/Public Policy career community, you will learn about many organizations and sectors of the job market: federal, state and local governments, nonprofit organizations (small, mid-sized, and large) and private-sector corporations. This Career Community will give you the opportunity to hear representatives from businesses, nonprofit and non-governmental organizations, interest groups, and academic & legal experts to discover how you can apply your business knowledge, skills, and passion to pursue an impactful and fulfilling career.
In the spirit of tomorrow’s TEDxBentleyU event, I thought it was only right to share one of my personal favorite TED Talks. If you are preparing for an interview, about to give a presentation, or just generally interested in making good impressions, Amy Cullen’s Your body language shapes who you are is 21 minutes well spent.
In her talk, Amy explains the importance of body language not only on how others perceive you, but how you view yourself. After watching this, you …
Week 2: Cover Letter Writing
Customize your cover letter to prove you have the skills, interests, and knowledge that align with the internship/full-time opportunity.
Believe it or not, a cover letter is really not all about you, but rather about the employer.
Make your cover letter an enjoyable read, but not a novel, or your life story! Remember recruiters read a lot of cover letters and it’s a wonderful moment when they come across a well written one!
Highlight your internships that are relevant to an industry of interest.
If you’ve gained knowledge from a class you’re enrolled in, or completed, and it’s relevant to the job you’re applying for, list and describe the class
Unpaid internships and jobs that helped you strengthen or develop new skills, should be listed
Be results oriented on your resume.
If you increased sales, don’t hold back telling the story; share that percentage!
Review your resume, and then review it …