• The Networking Challenge

    11/16/17
    By: Lisa Hinkley- Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Being a busy and slightly shy student, I found networking to be challenging, even when given specific recommendations for people with whom to connect. Ironically, my most important networking lesson c … Continued

  • Tips for Networking as an Introvert

    11/13/17
    By: Tiffany I. Waddell-Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    Being an introvert does NOT mean you don’t have social skills. However, it does mean that being around lots of people at one time can be draining. I am what you might consider an “expressive” introver … Continued

  • An Interview with a Student on Her First Networking Experience

    11/9/17
    By: Mary Rosage, Assistant Director, UCS

    “85% of all jobs are filled through networking”, according to a recent LinkedIn survey.  Although this number includes jobs that run from entry-level all the way to management roles, it still shows ho … Continued

  • LinkedIn Bonanza

    9/19/17
    By: Laetitia Meyrueix, Doctoral Student, Department of Nutrition

    In the world of social media, we mainly focus on the “fun” social potential of platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. However, it turns out that social media can be used as a tool for profes … Continued

  • Are you Career Ready?

    9/14/17
    By: Sue Harbour, Associate Director, University Career Services

    Are you Career Ready? The answer is probably no. However, you certainly can get there no matter your class level. You may need to do more in a shorter period of time if you are a senior vs. a first ye … Continued

  • Introduce Yourself to Employers in 60 Seconds

    9/7/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers

    You step into the career fair and make your way toward a representative from the top-ranked company on your job-search list. What can you say and do during the next 60 seconds to make this recruiter w … Continued

  • How to Sell Yourself at the Career Fair

    9/4/17
    By: Courtesy of the National Association of Colleges and Employers.

    A career fair is a great place to gather information about potential employers and make contacts that can lead to your first job. Here’s some advice on how to make the most of your time. 5 Things to T … 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