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Feeling Lost? The Best Careers Change and Evolve

4/30/18

A senior psychology major came into my office the other day. She dropped her bag, plopped down into a chair, and said “I’m lost!” With relatively little prompting, the story came out. She already knew her long term goal: to … Continued

Using an Infographic to Explore Potential Careers

3/19/18

The purpose of this activity is for you to assess and rank your values, interests, strengths, and identity (personal or professional) in a creative and graphic way. (Take your infographic to a career counselor at your college/university career services office … Continued

Careers in Sports

2/27/17

Becoming a pro athlete is not the only way to work in the sports industry. There are many different ways and avenues to have a career in sports. The sports industry is global. You could work in New York or … Continued

Stepping Into STEM

2/10/17

Did you know that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) graduates are expected to have the highest salaries from recently graduating classes? Nationally the average is expected to be between $64,891 and $55,087 for 2016 for the top 3 disciplines:  engineering, … Continued

Creative Industry Careers

1/23/17

Creative people employed by arts organizations stimulate innovation and play an important role in building and sustaining economic vibrancy.  Where are these organizations and what can you learn about them in a mere two hours?  Come to the Creative Industries … Continued

Develop Your Career Goals Holistically

7/13/16

Many undergraduate students start the career decision-making process by selecting a major based on the subjects they enjoyed in high school. For example, you may have chosen to major in engineering because you were “smart” in high school or strong … Continued

10 Tips for Top-Notch References

5/31/16

“References available upon request” is a statement that can make or break your job offer. Here are 10 tips for assembling a successful reference list. 1. Ask, don’t assume. Ask your references for permission to use their names. Confirm the … Continued

Your First 90 days on the Job

3/28/16

Your First 90 days on the job Here are the top 5 things you should do in the first few months at a new job to launch your career.   Learn your role and organization. Familiarize yourself with the company … Continued