Yearly Archives: 2013

How to Make the Most Of Your Internship – A Grad Student’s Perspective

So you’ve done the hard part and secured an internship. Now what? An internship looks great on paper, but what you get out of it is what matters.  Below are some tips to help you make the most of your internship and future jobs. Keep a positive attitude As an intern, it is possible you may have some tasks that are less enjoyable than others. Make sure you keep a

Job Fairs, Career Fairs, Job Market, Career Showcase – An Employer’s Perspective

Regardless of the title used on various campuses, they all are a name for the single biggest networking event held on campus for employers and students. Employers come looking for future employees that will fill the needs of their organizations, and students come hoping to find that first job after college that will start them on a successful career path. Our company will attend 13 Career Fairs this semester.  Eleven

Things I wish I would have known before my Senior Year – A Grad Student’s Perspective

It’s never too early to start creating your resume Your resume will be one of the most important pieces of writing from your college career. Far too often students put this off until the end of senior year. Don’t let yourself fall into this trap. Start drafting a resume your freshmen year. Even if the jobs you’ve had up until that point aren’t in your desired career field, everything

“Dr. Who? And Other Networking Tips”

You have all been on the campus for almost four weeks.  Some of you could add the number of years to that count.  So, how is your networking going?  The kind that leads to your future career. Whether you are a Freshman or a Senior, networking will be the fuel that moves you toward career goals. (If you have no career goals, that’s another blog.)  Do you have a 15 second