• Organizations Offer Information on Jobs With the State or Federal Government

    8/21/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    National Conference of State Legislatures This is a nonpartisan, noncommercial website designed to educate college students, recent graduates, and anyone looking to change careers about the diverse pr … Continued

  • What Interviewers Want to Know

    8/17/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    During an interview, potential employers want to gather information to gauge whether you, the position, and the organization are a good fit. Here are some generic questions—and examples of specific qu … Continued

  • You Want a Job at Graduation? Six Tips to Success

    8/14/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Head to the career services office today. This is where you’ll find all the tools you need to do a job search. Start now, not next spring. It takes time to prepare your job-search skills. You’ll want … Continued

  • Using Information Interviews and Shadowing to Find Your Career

    8/10/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    The best way to explore a potential career choice is by speaking with and/or following someone who works in that career. Do an information interview. Learn first-hand about your chosen profession by a … Continued

  • Climb to Your Career in Four Years

    8/3/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Where will you be in four years? Will you be ready to join the work force? Maybe you have your future planned: You know what you want to be after graduation and you have an idea of how to get there. O … Continued

  • Building Relevant Work Experience

    7/27/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Getting the Most From Your Internship Experience Learning, confirming, impressing, and positioning. When you take an internship, these should be four of your goals. Of course you want to learn as much … Continued

  • Creating Your Professional Online Portfolio Doesn’t Have to Be Hard

    7/10/17
    By: Ross Wade-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Creating an online portfolio can be daunting. Traditionally photographers, designers, film/video editors, and other creative types have used portfolios, but I think everyone should have some kind of o … Continued

  • How to Handle a Salary Request

    6/29/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    When an employer requests a salary history, many job seekers find themselves at a loss. You don’t want to price yourself out of a job, but you don’t want the employer to offer less than the going rate … Continued

  • How Choosing a Career Is Like Clothing Shopping

    6/26/17
    By: Katie Wessel-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    In today’s world, there’s a lot of pressure to “pursue your passion.” Recent discussion among career advising professionals highlights that this can be a dangerous term, especially for traditional-age … Continued

  • Can You Change Your Mind About a Job After You’ve Accepted?

    6/19/17
    By: Kayla Villwock-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    After interviews with several top companies, you accept a job offer from Corporation A to begin a week after graduation. Then, XYZ Startup, a company that just began recruiting new college grads, inte … Continued