How to Maintain a Strong Network in Business

Someone once said, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. That statement holds incredible truth when it comes to the world of business. It can be hard to find jobs or opportunities that fit what you are looking for and the number one way to get a good foot in the door is through a strong network of individuals.

However, this network can’t be built over night. It’s important to note that real relationships are established over a …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator
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Your Professional Narrative

Many people talk about a personal brand but what I don’t hear people talk as often about is your personal narrative. In my mind, a personal narrative is the perfect intersection of your elevator pitch and your personal brand all wrapped into a story about you. Here are a few things to consider when crafting your professional narrative.

What are your defining professional and/or academic experiences?
How did the combination of these experiences lead you to here?
What are you …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator
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Career Checklist: Winter Break Edition

Winter break is one of the best times of the year. You get to spend time with friends and family while taking a quick break from the hustle of college classes. These few weeks are the perfect reset to get you thinking about your career and taking a few items of the checklist. Here are a few things to consider while you have some downtime this break and want to accelerate your professional development!


Message people on LinkedIn and …

By Yasmeen Alwani
Yasmeen Alwani CareerEdge Content Creator
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CAS Trust Scholarship Application Deadline Coming Up January 31st!

The deadline for the CAS Trust Scholarship application is coming up on January 31, 2020.  There are some exciting changes to the scholarship this year! The CAS Trust Scholarship Program, funded by donations to the CAS Trust, will award up to eight scholarships to deserving students for the 2020-2021 academic year, an increase from three awards. Scholarship awards will range from $2,500 (4 Awards) to $5,000 (4 Awards). The $5,000 recipients will also receive an all expenses paid trip to …

By Melissa J. Sawyer
Melissa J. Sawyer Senior Associate Director/Operations Manager, Undergraduate Career Development, Pulsifer Career Development Center
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Career Service Hours First-Year and Sophomore Drop-In Hours
M 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm (In Person)
T 8:30am-4:30pm 1:00pm-3:00pm (In Person)
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